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July 13, 2024

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Renewables/Wallum

Edward Kent’s letter, Wallum (June 26), tried to diminish the importance of the Save Wallum campaign to mere ‘piffle’,...

Lismore Regional Gallery to reopen in spring

The Lismore Regional Gallery will be re-opening its doors this spring following restoration after the 2022 flood and after 16 shows the The Lismore Regional Gallery pop-up space is now closed.

Coopers Shoot wedding venue proposed 

Another local holiday accommodation operator is looking to cash in on the lucrative rural wedding market, this time in Coopers Shoot. 

Getting the word out on wildlife

The Young and Wild project by young women and run by Byron Youth Service (BYS) has produced wildlife stickers and murals, all to raise awareness of the plight of our native animals.

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I have lived in Byron Shire most of my life and my family, my children and I highly value...

Electricity lines clipped and lines come down in Lismore

Police have confirmed that a truck clipped powerlines today on Dawson Street, Lismore. 

The body of a  man has been found after he apparently drowned at The Pass, near Cape Byron, earlier today.

About 8.30am on Monday, emergency services were called to The Pass after reports of a concern for welfare.

The body of the man, believed to be in his 30s, was retrieved from the water.

Inquiries are continuing into the circumstances surrounding the man’s death.

The man is yet to be formally identified.

Echonetdaily understands Byron Bay life savers retrieved the body with the aid of a jetski .

 


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Getting the word out on wildlife

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