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December 7, 2021

Mandy Nolan’s Soap Box #144 – A lease woman

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Comment: the peace and joy of Christmas

Christmas has always been a special time, and it holds some wonderful memories of early years, when youthful exuberance shaped my world, and it’s a time remembered for the happiness of family gatherings and the sound of kids waking early to see what Santa had delivered. 

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Election week sees Vanessa Ekins doing her blocky

Enjoying a few precious minutes break in an election week is a real luxury and Lismore mayoral candidate and current Mayor Vanessa Ekins managed to fit an Echo interview in between her TAFE Auslan course and the pre-poll station on Woodlark Street.

The high cost of endometriosis

One in six women with endometriosis have lost their jobs due to the condition.

Correcting the record

During today’s BayFM Meet the Candidates interview with Duncan Dey I was taken aback by some of the factual...

Councillors

I wanted to give credit where it is due and thank the editor for the preferences article, which I...

Coal shame for Queensland and Australian

Local Whitsundays resident Paul Jukes took action this morning against the continued development of the Adani Carmichael Coal Mine.

Call for feedback on new Lismore skate park plan

Lismore City Council is calling on local skaters to provide insight into the design of a potentially new skatepark in the Lismore CBD.

Once upon a time, if you were applying for a lease, if you hadn’t burnt down the last house you were pretty much given the keys. Now it can require half a dozen referees who are willing to reveal things about you that border on the outrageous and demeaning.


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True non-partisan leadership of Ballina Shire Council over

A reign of non-partisan leadership in the Ballina Shire may well be over, with conservative independent Sharon Cadwallader leading the mayoral vote tally by lunchtime Tuesday.

Call for feedback on new Lismore skate park plan

Lismore City Council is calling on local skaters to provide insight into the design of a potentially new skatepark in the Lismore CBD.

Dad’s army called to arms as hospitality staffing crisis worsens

So dire has the shortage of hospitality staff in Northern NSW become, that the local chapter of the NSW business chamber is calling on retired workers to dust off their aprons and help out.

Public school teachers across the region are on strike today

Hundreds of public school teachers and principals across the Northern Rivers will strike today )(Tuesday December 7) over what they say is the Government’s failure to address unsustainable workloads and uncompetitive salaries which are contributing to growing shortages of teachers.