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COVID update: a new Byron case, Aquarius and Community Support Accommodation

The Northern NSW Local Health District says there was one new case of COVID-19 was reported for NNSWLHD to 8pm, November 25. This case is located in the Byron Local Government Area, a traveller from outside the region and e is not associated with the Aquarius Backpackers.

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16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence 2021

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an annual international campaign that kicks off on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and runs until 10 December, Human Rights Day.

Cr Reece Byrnes leads the Labor ticket for Tweed Council elections

Reece Byrnes is heading up the Labor ticket for the upcoming Tweed Shire Council elections. Mr Byrnes has been...

COVID update: a new Byron case, Aquarius and Community Support Accommodation

The Northern NSW Local Health District says there was one new case of COVID-19 was reported for NNSWLHD to 8pm, November 25. This case is located in the Byron Local Government Area, a traveller from outside the region and e is not associated with the Aquarius Backpackers.

Why we should vote with preferences in council elections

Preference can make a difference when we vote in the upcoming Council elections on Saturday December 4th.

Sprinkling the fun and fundraising in November

If you didn’t know before, then now you do – November 24 is Fairy Bread Day and 100s and 1000s manufacturer Dollar Sweets is taking Fairy Bread to the next level.

Bringing the fun back

I noticed on The Echo’s front page the ‘Bringing the fun back’ story. ‘Oh, no,’ I groaned with my...

New Brighton is a lovely long beach with one small handicap: there is very little parking. So we treasure our parking spots.

One of the best is the lane at the south end of the Esplanade. For years it has provided refuge for a dozen or more ‘nose-in’ parkers. No more! Two weeks ago there appeared, unannounced, imperious signs ordering us to parallel park, effectively halving the parking space.

I am wondering who puts up those signs? Is it our favourite villain, the council? Or the roads dept? Whoever it was, could we please have an explanation and, hopefully, a return to the more useful old ways.

Andrew Hall

Ocean Shores

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Kingscliff Public School gets long-awaited upgrade

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Community carers and responders program launched

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Leigh Thomas says political affiliations not relevant to Council decision making

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When we get to 95 per cent vaccination, this will happen

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