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The weather finally turned it on for ‘NAIDOC – Spirit of The Tent Embassy: 40 years on’ celebrations in Lismore yesterday, which had been postponed twice due to wet weather. Hundreds of people of all ages and schools from surrounding areas enjoyed the day, which included entertainment, stalls and activities. Mayor Jenny Dowell even took the stage to learn the ‘Teddy’ dance from local supergroup Supafresh. Photos Melissa Hargreaves

 


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Naming Ben Franklin

Cecily McGee, Mullumbimby It's very misleading for the Byron Shire Echo to repeatedly give Ben Franklin free media coverage,  as in the article about the Mullumbimby...

A little bit of COVID…

Mandy Nolan has stated in The Echo, ‘For 30 years I’ve fought to give a voice to the voiceless in our community, now I’m...

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