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Biker hospitalised after Tweed smash

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Richmond candidates 2022: The Greens, Mandy Nolan

Mandy Nolan needs little introduction to most readers of The Echo, where she has a weekly column. She is a comedian and journalist running as a candidate for The Greens in the federal seat of Richmond.

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Mandy for Richmond: ‘I’m there to break things’

I am deeply curious about whether Mandy Nolan can unseat Labor’s Justine Elliot and win Richmond for the Greens in Saturday’s election.

First residents move in to Wollongbar housing pods

The first residents displaced by the flooding disaster have now received the keys to their temporary housing pods at Wollongbar, Ballina Council says.

Leila’s off to Oxford!

Local high school student, Leila Clarke, was scrolling through social media when the advertisement popped up.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 18 May, 2022

Brilliant entertainment always in the Byron Shire

NSW councils call for social, affordable housing

With ‘Intergenerational inequality growing dramatically’, the peak body representing NSW councils has issued an open letter to all federal election candidates, calling on them to commit to a four-point housing plan.

Why I’m voting Greens 1 on Saturday

What exciting times we live in. Never has there been a better time to be politically engaged than now. This election is like no other. With the problems of the world bearing down on us, now is the time to make your voice heard.

Westpac Helicopter doctors attended to a man who came off his motorbike on Tweed Valley Way on Sunday (January 14).

The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter attended a motorbike accident on the Tweed Valley Way, near Murwillumbah, on Sunday afternoon (January 14).

Reports from the scene state that the male motorcyclist was ejected from the bike and suffered leg fractures.

The helicopter’s critical care medical team along with local NSW Ambulance paramedics treated and stabilised the male rider who was subsequently transported to the Tweed Hospital in a stable condition.


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