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March 5, 2021

Problems of lying naked on the beach

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Nimbin medicinal cannabis event, March 27

Two experienced medical cannabis doctors and a retired magistrate who is passionate about changing the drug driving rules will take part in the MEDICAN gathering in Nimbin.

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International Women’s Day kerfuffle at Ballina

One councillor walked out of Ballina Council's recent meeting during an emotional discussion about speakers at an upcoming IWD event.

Transparency needed

Janelle Saffin MP, State Member for Lismore. I read with interest Mia Armitage’s front page article in last week’s Echo...

Byron’s new road: the good and not so

After more than 30 years of talk, debate, disagreements, tears and political gridlock, Byron Bay has a new road to divert traffic from the CBD to the southern end of town.

Heritage Bruns?

David Kolb, Brunswick Head When Mathew O’Reilly spoke to Council regarding heritage listing for parts of Brunswick Heads he was quoted...

Cartoon of the week – 3 March, 2021

We love to receive letters, but not every letter will be published; the publication of letters is at the discretion of the online and print letters editors.

‘The Great Reset’

Gary Opit, Wooyung I appreciated the letter by Lucas Wright (17 February) on the Great Reset conspiracy fantasy. With our...

Andrew Hall, Ocean Shores

I enjoyed the letters and article last week on the problems of lying naked on the beach at the Shire’s clothing-optional beaches.

Apart from sunburn, the main problem seems to be too many creepy middle-aged men (where do the creepy middle-aged women go?)

Here is a simple solution: make all the Shire’s beaches clothing optional. Outnumber the creeps, drag them into public scrutiny. That would make them pitiful and hilarious. Families would be safe again. For every problem there is a simple solution…


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