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Ewingsdale under siege?

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Head-on crash car traveling in wrong direction

Police say that two men are in hospital after an accident on the M1 overnight, when emergency services responded to reports of a crash involving two cars near Clothiers Creek

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Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 14 April, 2021

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 14 April, 2021

Beach Hotel gets a $6m makeover

Owners of the Beach Hotel, Moelis, say they undertook extensive repairs and updates to the tune of around $6m after COVID-19 forced closure and limited trading last year.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: The New Resilience

Resilience is dead. The word has been overused. Some may say the word is no longer resilient. We broke it. It’s unfortunate because it was a really good word.

Interview with Jean Kittson

Comedian, writer, and social commentator Jean Kittson has the ability to distil complex ideas into commonsense. Jean is one of the national treasures in conversation with Mandy Nolan and Fiona O’Loughlin at No Eggs for Breakfast, a comedic chat themed around life beyond fertility! It seemed remiss not to ask Ms Kittson on her take on the debacle that is federal politics and gender equity.

The ghost in the archives #3: Sexism, legal discrimination and ‘the game of bastadry’

The ghost in the archives #3 – In which a former Echo drudge dives into the crypt and comes up covered in dusty memories.

Rocky Creek Field Day coming in July

As part of the Rural Landholder Initiative, rural landholders in the Rocky Creek area are invited to an Off-stream Watering and Riparian Habitat Field Day.

So the Toffs of Ewingsdale are in fear of the imminent invasion of old people.

Poor souls, imagine the increase in crime – the misfortune of suffering graffiti written in the finest of the Queen’s English without the aid of spell check. The constant theft of tea bags and the illegal trafficking of viagra.

How could us simple Plebs from Suffolk Park not sympathise with your frustrations? We had an OP (old people) zoning slapped on us years ago without community consultation and are constantly returning slippers, pipes and unregistered walkers to their forgetful owners.

Let’s hope future generations are more compassionate when your ‘use by date’ approaches and haven’t adopted the ‘open land fill’ solution. Rest assured that site shall never be built on due to the unstable foundations.

Despite the mayor’s recent backflip rest assured when the corks are popping and the ribbons need cutting his melon will be in front of every flashing camera.

Jeff Barnes, Suffolk Park (home to the old folk)


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