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October 8, 2022

Highway signage debacle

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It’s Ageism Awareness Day

It’s Ageism Awareness Day and the peak body for older Australians, the Council on the Ageing (COTA) Australia, say we must all take action to address the scourge of ageism –  stereotyping and discriminating against individuals or groups on the basis of their age.

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CWA push for improved maternity services

The W in CWA stands for Women and the CWA have been standing up for women yet again during their recent webinar and annual Awareness Week campaign.

What a weekend! National Circus Fest success at Mullum

It was a big weekend of acrobatic feats at the National Circus Fest, held at the Mullum Showgrounds.

Dreaming of Midsummer

Byron Ballet Company is currently preparing for one of the world’s most beloved ballets, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. This...

$700,000 on offer to Northern Rivers charities

With the key focus areas of health, young people and social wellbeing Newcastle Permanent Charitable Foundation has $700,000 available to not-for-profit and community groups.

Todd Woodbridge Cup to be held in Byron Bay

Tennis NSW, along with Byron Bay Tennis Club is hosting the regional qualification event of the Todd Woodbridge Cup...

How to weave yarns and community this weekend

Beginner and advanced basket weavers have a chance to develop their skills under master tutelage this weekend in Ballina with thanks to the Northern Rivers Community Gallery.

I read the article in The Echo of December 30 about problems arising from the lack of signage on the new highway and as a visitor to the area I completely agree.

We found it difficult to find our way to our holiday accommodation at one of the coastal villages, and at the end of a long frustrating journey from southern NSW it was the last thing we anticipated as we know this area quite well. We sympathise with businesses that have suffered as a result and hope the problem is rectified quickly.

Helen O’Brien, Brisbane


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Norco set for rebuild but what about other businesses?

While the community digests Tuesday’s news of Norco’s Lismore ice cream factory’s rebuild, Norco Chief Executive, Michael Hampson wants to stress the importance of the plight of all flood-affected Lismore businesses including small and medium size ventures.

Flood-affected youth film screening tomorrow

Flickerfest and One Vision Productions have joined forces to facilitate a workshop and free film screening that has brought flood-affected youth together to tell their stories.

Eco Festival bringing Tweed residents together to get climate-ready

The Eco Festival, to be held in Murwillumbah, aims to bring Tweed residents together for a fun, free event with practical tips to help residents prepare to be climate-ready and environmentally friendly.

More pieces added to New Italy’s history

Dr Pol Dalmau, will visit the New Italy Museum on Sunday to talk about the Spanish archives with information about the Italian families who settled in the town from 1882.