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Pottsville mobile tower approved despite concerns over the environment

A failure to provide the requested ecological assessment for the site of a potential telecommunications pole at Pottsville, following a previous refusal, has not proved a hindrance to the majority of Tweed Shire councillors now approving the proposal.

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Five Byron NYE dining options

New Year’s Eve in Byron Bay is a time for both celebration and indulgence, and what better way to indulge than with a long lavish dinner at one of town’s best restaurants? Whatever your taste, be it champagne or cocktails, Byron Bay has something to offer for everyone on New Year’s Eve, from beachfront luxury to exotic flavours and unique culinary concepts, a romantic dinner for two or a lively celebration with friends, you’re sure to find the perfect dining venue to welcome the new year in style.

Reflections yet to adhere to court orders

NSW government-run corporation, Reflections, is yet to fulfil court orders around its management at the Terrace Holiday Park in Brunswick Heads, despite a settlement being reached with Byron Council in the Land & Environment Court in 2021.

Byron Bay march to focus on Hamas attacks on women

A women’s march is being organised by Northern Rivers group A Mother's Cry in solidarity with Israeli women and girls, and as a response to what the group describes as the UN's 'disturbing and harmful silence, following the brutal Hamas terror attacks in Israel’s south on 7 October.'

Kirtan and Sacred Music

House of Bliss is proud to present its 10th Kirtan and Sacred Music Festival this Saturday at Mullumbimby Civic Hall.

Take a walk down Paper Lane

Paper Lane is one of South East Queensland’s newest indie rock acts. With a vintage pop-meets-rock sound and their no holds barred lyricism, Paper Lane have just released their debut single ‘Better In My Head’ which debuted on Triple J Unearthed and reached #1 on the AMRAP Metro Charts.

Editorial: The best democracy money can buy

Last week, The Juice Media published a YouTube video, Honest Government Ad | How to rig elections.

Page voters are invited to meet your local candidates at a special event sponsored by Echonetdaily tonight (Thursday 29 August).

The Page pre-election forum has been organised by the Northern Rivers Social Development Council, which also present Tuesday night’s successful Richmond pre-election forum .

The event will be held at the Lismore Workers Club, Keen Street, Lismore,  from 6pm. MC will be NRSDC CEO Tony Davies.

Candidates from both the major parties plus the Greens, Christian Democrats, One Nation and Palmer United parties have confirmed their attendance.

Mr Davies said some key social issues have not yet had a chance to emerge on the political parties’ election platforms and action needed to be taken to ensure people in regional communities have an opportunity to reach their fullest potential.

‘Issues such as homelessness, affordable housing, education, mental and dental health, parenting and Newstart payments and community services need to tackled by whichever party takes control of government after the election,’ he told Echonetdaily.

 

See the Echo’s full election coverage on the page Election 2013


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