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May 10, 2021

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Deep listening and housing ideas under Mullum’s fig trees for Renew Fest

Around a hundred presenters, musicians, other artists and community activators plus a bumper crowd of punters all came together under the fig trees at the Mullumbimby Showground over the weekend for Renew Fest 2021.

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Lismore Council set to increase fees, cut costs in a bid to balance budget

Lismore City Council is set to increase fees and charges and cut spending in an attempt to overcome a $19.5m operating deficit.

Man dead after boat capsizes near Yamba

Police say a man has died and a second has been taken to hospital after a boat capsized south of Yamba this morning.

Creative carbon capture

Desmond Bellamy – Special Projects Coordinator, PETA Australia, Byron Bay Last week, the Australian government pledged half a billion dollars for ‘clean’...

‘Endless land releases’ not the solution for Byron’s housing crisis, says Labor mayor hopeful

Northern Rivers-based trade unionist and MBA student Asren Pugh has announced his candidature for Byron Shire Mayor in September’s local government elections on behalf of Country Labor. 

What’s your opinion on the COVID vax?

Even though the Federal government refuses to take responsibility for the slow rollout of COIVID vaccines across the country you can still have your say on its rollout locally.

Independent wants to be Byron’s new mayor

Independent Byron Shire Councillor Basil Cameron has announced his candidature for Mayor.

Andrew Crockett made some good points in last week’s Echo regarding the use of a Melbourne based consultancy firm for eliciting community information concerning the future directions of the development of Mullumbimby.

The fellow I talked to had no knowledge of the local area, its history nor the whereabouts of various streets and important buildings.

The point I was trying to make was that it would be an error of judgement if the give-way signs on  Stuart and Dalley Streets intersecting with Tincogan Street were changed as these signs create a calming effect on through traffic using Tincogan Street as a town bypass.

I speak as a resident of Stuart Street and as a pedestrian and cyclist and do not wish to run the gauntlet of bypass traffic on my bike for a simple emergency croissant dash to the bakery.

Chris Cooney, Mullumbimby

 


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