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April 22, 2021

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Local youth among those hardest hit by housing affordability crisis

A 20 per cent spike in rents is driving an increase in youth homelessness across the North Coast, the organisers of a national campaign to end homelessness say.

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Interview with Toni Childs

Internationally celebrated musician, Emmy winner and three times Grammy nominee Toni Childs is bringing her show to The Brunswick Picture House. With two acts, Childs is promising a special two hour performance as she celebrates her vast catalogue of music, which also saw her celebrate the 30th anniversary of her critically acclaimed album Union in 2019.

Hanging points

Jo Faith, Newtown Many thanks to The Echo for printing ex-magistrate David Heilpern’s remarkable article articulating the ongoing tragic situation surrounding...

Your Local Club Academy Games

The North Coast Academy of Sport prepared its largest squad ever to compete at the 2021 Your Local Club Academy Games, held in the Hunter region last weekend.

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

Follow the buck$

JK Mckenna, Burringbar Give Fast Buck$ his own column in the paper. Let him speak. Let him be heard. Let’s also...

Remembering and Healing – the Northern Rivers peace effort

The community of Lismore are invited to join events organised by the Remembering and Healing (RaH) group over the weekend encompassing ANZAC Day.

Annie Pollard from Cabarita Dune Care with a swag of KAB awards in Sydney.
Annie Pollard from Cabarita Dune Care with a swag of KAB awards in Sydney.

Volunteers among the Tweed Coast communities of Fingal Head and Bogangar/Cabarita are celebrating their wins in the Keep Australia Beautiful State Awards announced in Sydney earlier this month.

Fingal Head Coastcare won six awards: Community Partnerships, Young Legends and highly commended in Environmental Protection, Environmental Education, Cultural Heritage and Litter Reduction.

Cabarita Dune Care won the Safety and Services award and were highly commended (runners up) in Community Partnerships.

 


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