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Nurses call for an improved aged care sector

A ‘walk with nurses’ was held in Mullum last Friday, and aimed to highlight the concern aged care nurses have around fee structures, safety issues and staff training in order to properly care for our elderly.

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Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 3 March, 2021

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 3 March, 2021

Transparency needed

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

Bringing down the heat in our ‘hood

How well we survive the future depends on our vision for our towns and suburbs – and on how we bring that vision about.

Random Mullumbimby breath test leads police to cannabis and ketamine

Police say that a random breath test in Mullumbimby has led to the seizure of cannabis and ketamine.

Storylines: Uluru Statement from the Heart

The 'Uluru Statement from the Heart' seeks constitutional reform to empower Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to have a say and be involved over matters that impact their lives.

Soli becalmed in NSW Pro surf series

Local surfer Soli Bailey has finished in second place at the Mad Mex Maroubra Pro World Surf League Qualifying Series event held at Sydney’s Maroubra beach last weekend.

C Boyle, Durrumbul

This morning there’s been yet another collision on the notorious Durrumbul bend in Main Arm Road, just outside Durrumbul Hall. This stretch of road is now averaging at least one serious accident per month – always in the same place.

It’s Council’s responsibility to keep our roads safe, if not always adequately maintained.

This is a basic shire council design fault from the 1970s – wrong camber, wrong angle. Check the records of accidents, Mayor – surely this stretch of road qualifies for Black Spot funding. C’mon, Council, you’ve got to fix this before someone else is injured or dies.

You have been notified; this is now urgent.


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