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April 16, 2021

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Sally Flannery discovers dark side of ‘Lovemore’

Since declaring her interest in running for Lismore Council, local woman Sally Flannery has been subjected to sustained attacks, both online and upon her property.

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Byron and Ballina secure funds from Coastal and Estuary Grants

A coastal hazard assessment study and a coastal management program will be funded as the NSW Government announces over $100,000 for Byron and Ballina Shire Councils under the 2020-21 Coastal and Estuary Grants Program.

Local start-up brings you breakfast in bed

Breakfast is now a whole lot more luxurious with the recent launch of Le Petit Brekkie in the Byron Shire. Changing how we enjoy breakfast, Emma and Kevin, the team behind the business, curate fresh, locally sourced breakfast boxes to be delivered directly to their clients’ doors. With the tagline ‘breakfast in bed, delivered’, Le Petit Brekkie hopes to make the indulgence of a lazy lie-in even more tempting.

Beach Hotel gets a $6m makeover

Owners of the Beach Hotel, Moelis, say they undertook extensive repairs and updates to the tune of around $6m after COVID-19 forced closure and limited trading last year.

Interview with Mitch King from Dream Bigger

Dream Bigger is presenting Lismore Youth Festival in partnership with numerous organisations in Lismore. Dream Bigger connects established artists with potential future artists to make their ideas a reality through engaging workshops and collaboration. The Echo spoke to Mitch King from Dream Bigger.

Dead rats in the Byron bubble?

Poppa Veet Mayo, Main Arm Am I the only one who can smell a dead rat in this bubble called...

Man charged with assault after death at Coffs Harbour

A man will face court today charged with assault as inquiries continue into the death of a man at Coffs Harbour after an altercation on Saturday.

The LJ Hooker Byron Bay Second Grade team (pictured) will head to Lennox Head this weekend.

The popular evening park cricket competition, Byron Bay Brewery Twilight Cricket, is into full swing for the second half of the season.

Last week saw the completion of some catch-up games with The Kronix defeating the Hot Bread Loafers, and Paul Munn Designs defeating the West Tower Windies.

In the final catch-up game, the Rugby Club defeated Thomas, Noble and Russell.

The Ladder at the halfway mark has the undefeated Bowlo team out in front on 18 points, followed by T&C on 13 points, Eureka on 12 points and the Loafers, PMD and the Rugby Club all on 10 points.

In the seniors competition, the LJ Hooker Seconds 8/180 defeated Murwillumbah 9/141.

For Byron Bay Adam Clark (59 n/o) and Matt Irwin (48) starred with the bat, while Lionel  McCloy starred with the ball, taking two wickets for 47.


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ALP puts war power reform on the agenda

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Help from Red Cross for flood-affected communities in NSW

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Rocky Creek Field Day coming in July

As part of the Rural Landholder Initiative, rural landholders in the Rocky Creek area are invited to an Off-stream Watering and Riparian Habitat Field Day.