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April 18, 2021

Spring sprang at Shearwater

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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

Other News

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.

ALP puts war power reform on the agenda

The Australian Labor Party will hold a public inquiry into how Australia goes to war if elected to government next year.

$1500 council fee rebates for farmers

NSW Farmers commends the NSW Government on its delivery of a rebate scheme for NSW and local government fees and charges, following its $500 million commitment in the State Budget last year.

DPI has an eye on Lismore’s yellow crazy ants

The yellow crazy ant (Anoplolepis gracilipes) is a species of ant, originally from Southeast Asia, that has been accidentally introduced to numerous places in the world – including Lismore.

Common courtesy

Anonymous, Byron Bay First of all, thank you to those customers who did the right thing and wore their masks in...

Poor Council drains

Kate Anderson, Mullumbimby In response to and support of Kerry Gray’s and Robin Gracie’s letters Echo 31 March). The McGoughans Lane...

Beautiful weather with rainbow art and flower crowns at every turn. This was the scene that greeted the hundreds of visitors to last Saturday’s Spring Fair at Shearwater school in the lush Mullum Creek valley behind Mullumbimby.

 

Dom, Bel, Jazzy and Ashah showing off a little spring head shrubbery
Dom, Bel, Jazzy and Ashah showing off a little spring head shrubbery

Class Art projects and musical performances showoff the enviable level of artistic and performance skills the Steiner based schooling offers students.

Emily and Lucy create colourful flags.
Emily and Lucy create colourful flags.

Indie about to devour a delicious fruit kebab
Indie about to devour a delicious fruit kebab


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