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Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning May 12

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Linnaeus Estate DA raises concerns for residents

Community concern over the current development application (DA: 10.2021.170.1) for Linnaeus Estate in Broken Head has led to detailed analysis of the DA.

Thanks for Bob

Jo Faith, Newtown I wish to thank The Echo for printing the article by Bob Morgan, First Nations academic. This...

Police chase ends in head-on car and truck crash

Police have declared a critical incident investigation after a car chase in Ballina ended in a crash Friday night.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning May 12

Check out what's on going the Byron Shire and surrounding area this week

Is hydrogen part of a sustainable energy future?

There’s a lot to like about hydrogen. For starters, it’s abundant. Hydrogen can store excess renewable power. When liquified, it’s more energy intense than fossil alternatives. In a fuel cell, it can generate electricity. When it’s burned, the only by-product is water.

Man dead after boat capsizes near Yamba

Police say a man has died and a second has been taken to hospital after a boat capsized south of Yamba this morning.

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Ross Taylor and Stephen Gort after their win at the Gold Coast Bruce Lynton BMW Open Men’s Doubles.

Tennis coach Stephen Gort and his doubles partner Ross Taylor, from Southport,  ecently took out the prestigious Gold Coast Bruce Lynton BMW Open Men’s Doubles final with a 6–3, 0–6, 10–4 win.

The pair beat Ryan Simmons and Robert Stirling to take out top place.

Stephen,whose Australian ranking reached as high as 72 in recent years, has coached some of the top junior players from both the Gold Coast and Byron Shire.

Stephen has been living on the Gold Coast but he has returned to his home town of Mullum where he will continue coaching.


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