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Final eight win through in Mullum major singles

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Reece Byrnes re-elected as Tweed Deputy Mayor

With many many local councils are juggling the elections timetable owing to COVID-19 restrictions, and last night the Tweed Shire elected their Deputy Mayor.

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Byron’s CBD heights limits pushed – again 

The developer behind a new, multi-storey motel to be built in central Byron Bay has applied to further increase the height of the building, despite having already been allowed to exceed the maximum height limit for that part of town.

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Democracy under strain as pandemic continues

With the NSW government now openly threatening that the public will not be able to participate in social activities, work in the public sector or travel interstate unless they are vaccinated for COVID-19, The Echo asked local NSW MP Tamara Smith (Greens) what her party is doing about protecting civic rights and freedoms.

Creatives feature in Lismore plan

Creative industries, climate resilience, building more homes and supporting a flourishing food sector are all aspirations within a 15-year vision for Lismore.

Is all cannabis the same? How do its variations impact us?

Are you interested in learning more about the cannabinoids you use? Researchers from Monash University are asking both smokers and non-smokers to help research the variety of cannabinoids and their impacts.

New COVID – casual contact location – BP Chinderah Southbound

NNSWLHD has been notified of a new casual contact venue visited by a confirmed case of COVID-19 who travelled between Sydney and Brisbane for work.

Corporate bowling is contested on Friday nights at the Mullumbimby and is into its fifth round.

The Mullumbimby Ex-Services Bowling Club will contest the quarterfinals of its 2018 major singles this Saturday.

Winners of round two have earned a right to contest this weekend.

They include: Shane Knight who was too strong for Bernie O’Hearn, Mark Holton who accounted for Larry Henry in a tight struggle 31–25.

Trent Foreman beat Leigh Rickert 31–11; Richie Northcott prevailed over Adam McKenzie 31–21; Ross Graham saw off Mike Nicholls 31–15; and Ben Leeson took out Jamie Ewin 31–13.

In a surprise result Jeff Morgan returned from his sabbatical to dominate Mark Hogan by 31–10.

The fourth round of the 2018 Coopers Brewing Mullumbimby Ex-Services Club on Friday was washed out.


Division 1, Dunno is leading on 56; Brett Donnelly Plastering and Ken Ryan Plastering on 50; K R P 49; In Line Carpentry 48; Mr Plug 46.5; Can’t Nail Us Down 41.5; Toads At Leisure 40; and Team Sassy 30.

In Division A, Ocean Shores Skips are leading on 55.5; followed by The Hedgetrimmers 53; Unco-Operatives and 5 Blind Mice 49; Snack Bar and Grill 39; AvoGo 38; Stay True 35.5; and Team Cobbers 29.5.

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