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December 3, 2021

Healing after birth

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Last mayoral candidates Q and A: are you a landlord?

Here at The Echo we have seen and heard the word ‘housing’ come up time and again throughout the local government election campaign period, whether it’s from candidates or other voters.

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Candidates against the train

Bruce Clarke, Mark Swivel and Asren Pugh have officially stated they do not believe it’s worth trying to get...

World record-breaking sailor takes out SCU’s Alumnus of the Year Award

If you’re seeking a bit of inspiration in your life, look no further than Southern Cross University’s Alumnus of the Year, Lisa Blair.

Cartoon of the week – 1 December, 2021

The Echo loves your letters and is proud to provide a community forum on the issues that matter most to our readers and the people of the NSW north coast. So don’t be a passive reader, send us your epistles.

The no-dam business case

There are groups standing for election next Saturday who are composed mainly of high profile business people. Many people...

Time to ride the election cycle

Bicycle advocacy is vanishingly rare in our community. Amid all the noise about net zero, my search for bicycle advocate candidates to vote for on Saturday only turned up vague references to ‘reducing our reliance on cars’ and ‘increasing public transport connectivity’. The closest thing to policy was: ‘It’s time to create bike paths all over the Shire.’ 

Accusations of false dam claims in Cr Cadwallader’s mayoral campaign

Ballina Shire Council candidates against the idea of a new dam in Byron’s hinterland are accusing fellow candidate Sharon Cadwallader of false claims in her electoral campaign.

Lara Martin, Byron Bay

The Byron Shire has over 300 babies born each year, while most of these births turn out as hoped for, many births leave mothers and fathers in a state of shock and grief.

Birth matters to families no matter how many weeks, months or years have past.

Mothers in our community are suffering in silence and shame amongst a backdrop of the highly praised ‘natural birth’.

When having given birth to your baby doesn’t go to plan it can be devastating.

Lara Martin and Angela Fitzgerald aim to gently guide mothers in integration, new insights and healing after a disappointing birth no matter what it looks like on paper or how long ago it was.

The next monthly Healing After Birth circle will be held on Thursday June 30 at Red Tent Yoga in Byron Bay at 11.30 to 1 pm, for more information email Lara [email protected].

 


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