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A treasured community asset

The Bowlo, a treasured community asset in Bangalow very popular with young families, is now destined to be part...

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Cartoon of the week – 23 November 2022

The Echo loves your letters and is proud to provide a community forum on the issues that matter most to our readers and the people of the NSW north coast. So don’t be a passive reader, send us your epistles.

Cinema: Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

In the sequel to Marvel’s Black Panther, starring Chadwick Boseman, who played King T’Challa, the Black Panther and the...

Editorial – Getting recovery right

The recognition of loss and damage at COP27 is a cause for celebration by those countries, especially developing countries, already experiencing the impacts of climate change.

Step up against domestic violence

This Friday 25 November the Ballina-on-Richmond Rotary Club is calling to locals to ‘Step Up’ against domestic and family violence and walk to raise awareness on domestic and family violence.

The need to elaborate

While we certainly share the concerns of Christopher Wright (Echo 9 Nov, 2022), as long time anti-war, peace activists,...

Ballina water supply

A recent Echo article regarding Rous County Council’s plans to access Alstonville ground water through bores for its Future...

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Getting ready for the Brunswick SLSC Nippers’ Christmas presentation: Santa’s little Elf, patrollers Gus and Tahl, the big red dude himself and Nippers Madison and Bryce.

Story & photos Eve Jeffery

It wouldn’t be The Echonetdaily sport Christmas edition if yours truly didn’t bang on about the importance of Surf Life Saving to the Australian lifestyle.

Santa-EJ-9W6A0958Here in the Byron Shire we are very fortunate to have two spectacular clubs in the Brunswick SLSC and the Byron Bay SLSC. These two fantastic organisations provide a two-pronged service to the public: firstly by keeping our beaches safe, and secondly by providing a fun and educational acitivity for juniors.

Please support these clubs over summer and all year –  say hi to the patrollers on Christmas day and buy raffle tickets and give generously to fundraising events.

 


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Emergency radio tower

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