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February 28, 2021

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Police looking for missing Pottsville woman

Police say they are seeking public assistance to locate a woman missing from Pottsville for almost a week.

Other News

Letting go

Mary McMorrow, Mullumbimby I respect the parents forgiving the drunk driver who killed their four children (one a cousin) as...

Interview with James McMillan, founder of the Byron Surf Festival

With the Byron Bay Surf Festival just days away, founder James McMillan took a few minutes to talk to Seven about the awesome things planned for the coming weekend.

Sing Lisa Sing

Jo Faith, Newtown How very distressing is the recent story of beautiful singer Lisa Hunt. She followed protocol, paid the...

Transparency needed

Janelle Saffin MP, State Member for Lismore. I read with interest Mia Armitage’s front page article in last week’s Echo...

Community bar – not

Liz Levy, Suffolk Park I couldn’t believe what I was reading in The Echo: a plan to turn an ‘iconic’...

Pottsville’s controversial Men’s Shed extension to be advertised

The controversial Men’s Shed at Black Rocks Sports Fields in Pottsville is seeking to expand its footprint 12m to the west.

Kit Bray, Byron Brewery, tonight at 6pm

With the recent formation of a new four-piece band, and the success of his recent album The Time He Waits, Byron’s Bray boy been earning his stripes at shows around the region with a smooth, dynamic, indie soul sound.

Clay Blyth, Rails, tonight

Clay Blyth, a young artist who is making a name for himself with his unique blend of guitars, mouth harp & foot stomp. Clay’s soulful & original lyrics accompany his music to create a sound that is honest and true.

For the diary

Dolphin Awards, Star Court Theatre, tomorrow

They’ve been touted as the north coast’s answer to the ARIAs and with more than 21 categories and 64 entries it’s no wonder. There are still places left but you will need to book. Go to http://www.starcourttheatre.com.au/shows


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Truth

Dr Matt Landos, East Ballina There is the real news and then there is the fake news. The radio news announced recently new economic figures showing...

Monkey see

Daniel Brown, Byron Bay Back in my early youth growing up in Mt Eliza Victoria in the ‘90s I’d secretly look up to and admire...

Australia’s bastardry

Gareth W R Smith, Byron Bay Australia has a long string of racist and anti-humanitarian policies. These range from its treatment of Aboriginal people, complicity...

Mt Warning ban

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