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August 1, 2021

Byron thirds collect 2nd win of cricket season 

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Byron beach erosion

Ann Tiernan, Suffolk Park I strongly disagree with Council’s position stated in last week’s Echo that ‘The sand (at Clarkes Beach)...

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Saddle Road land snapped up for $10m

A picturesque property in Brunswick Heads that was once slated to become an eco-village may become a light industrial precinct after the owners sold it to a developer for $10 million. 

US promises to return Assange to Australia a ‘trick’ says father

Lawyers for the US said Judge Baraitser ought to have sought assurances for Mr Assange’s safety in the US prison system during the extradition trial. 

Community disharmony

Jenny Shiels, Byron Bay I read Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox (21 July), and I agree there is disharmony in communities worldwide. Yes,...

Local government elections postponed – again

NSW local government elections are postponed again due to the pandemic.

Federal MP and rural Drs blast NSW Premier Berejiklian over Pfizer supplies

The decision by NSW State Premier Gladys Berejiklian to redirect Pfizer supplies from the North Coast to Sydney has drawn criticism from local Federal MP Justine Elliot.

Kingscliff’s new ambulance station won’t be on State Significant Farmland

Concerns over the new Kingscliff Ambulance station being placed on State Significant Farmland were raised following the announcement of funding for the new ambulance station by Health Minister Brad Hazzard earlier this month.

Byron Bay third grade has claimed their second win of the season by beating the Ballina bears playing away at Fripp Oval last Saturday.

The Bears won the toss and after electing to bat were trundled out for 88 runs in their 23rd over.

The damage was done by D Kimmorley (4/16 off three overs) and G Worthington (3/26 off six overs).

In reply Byron fell to 2/7 before T Goodhind steadied with a 27-run knock. L bridle supported with 13, but Worthington got the side to victory scoring 35 n.o.

The win puts the thirds on 21 points and within striking distance of the top four, where Bangalow and Ballina sit on 27 points.


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