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Hospital staff want to park for free while they work

It seems that Lismore Base isn’t the only hospital whose workers would like to park their cars for free while they work.

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Belongil beach hut

L S Lambert, Byron Bay The illegal building on Belongil Beach (Letters, 12 February) is a permanent structure with no...

Ballina sludge a mixture of blue-green algae species

A reader has sent Echonetdaily some photos of what he described as 'something nasty and green coming down the Richmond River'.

Action on Cumbalum Interchange at Ballina?

Following multiple community requests, Cr Phillip Meehan brought a motion to the last Ballina Council meeting calling for additional ramps to be built at the Cumbalum-Pacific Motorway interchange.

Mt Warning ban

Chris Gee, Byron Bay Indigenous readers be advised that the following letter contains references to persons deceased. I read with some...

Rail trail

Peter Finch, East Lismore At last someone else has put their hand up to question the fluffery and misinformation surrounding...

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 24 February, 2021

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 24 February, 2021

Photo Harsha Prabhu

Folks came together to hold hands and show their support for clean oceans at lunchtime on Saturday at Byron’s Main Beach at 12 noon. Activists from Positive Change for Marine Life converged on the beach with signs and banners with messages saying ‘People Not Profits’, ‘Nemo Says No, Save Our Reef’ and ‘Stop Offshore Oil Drilling’. Local Greens party candidates added their voices of support and Nimbin environmental artist Benny Zable’s rainbow flags added colour. It was part of a global wave of actions to say ‘no’ to offshore drilling and ‘yes’ to clean energy, with events in more than 40 countries worldwide, from New Zealand to Hawai’i! For more info on Hands Across the Bay see http://www.handsacrossthesand.com/.


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