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Food, drink and craft brewery ’in principle’ approval for Tweed South Industrial Estate

Industrial estate zoning was under question at Tweed Council's planning meeting on 4 August as councillors endorsed the development application (DA) for an ‘artisan food and drink industry including craft brewery, retail area and restaurant at Industry Drive Tweed Heads South. 

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Criminalising protest

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Mirabelle’s game 

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In an historic moment a new law making it a criminal offence to knowingly display a Nazi symbol in public without a reasonable excuse, has passed NSW Parliament yesterday.

‘We’re back!’ Homecoming for The Channon market

The reverberations of the February and March floods reached far beyond things most people expected – one of those things was the state of Coronation Park at The Channon where every second Sunday of the month one of the biggest and best markets on the Far North Coast is held.

Ecocide in Mullum

Saddened by the huge trauma that homeless flood victims are undergoing, those feelings were further compounded by reading Hans...

Ballina knit-in for Wrap With Love

Yesterday a big group of knitters responded to Ballina Library's call for a knit-in to help the charity Wrap With Love keep people warm this winter.

Sample Food Festival’s opening ticketed lunch is now on sale. Always a popular lead-in to the festival (of which The Echo is again a proud sponsor), this year’s lunch will be one to remember.

Harvest’s ‘chief forager’ Peter Hardwick has been given the job to source the finest local ingredients for the region’s best chefs to prepare a grazing-style menu under the marquee on Bangalow Showground.

The lunch chefs this year are:

Darren Robertson and Mark LaBrooy (Three Blue Ducks), Sarah Swan (100 Mile Table), Katrina Kanetani (Town), Bret Cameron (Harvest), Monique Guterres (Seaweed Cuisine) and Clayton Donovan (Jaaning Tree).

Expect several courses with matching wines by Devil’s Corner, Tasmania, and beer by Byron’s own Stone & Wood. $120 per person all inclusive. It sells out quickly – book early!
Info: Friday 2 September midday on Bangalow Showground. Reservations by email: [email protected]


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