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February 26, 2021

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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.

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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.

Northern Rivers policeman accused of youth assault to continue facing trial

A police officer accused of assaulting a 16-year-old in Byron Bay more than three years ago is to continue facing trial this week.

Community bar – not

Liz Levy, Suffolk Park I couldn’t believe what I was reading in The Echo: a plan to turn an ‘iconic’...

Tweed mayor and rail trail

Richard White, East Ballina I watched a Facebook video of Mayor, Chris Cherry, addressing a meeting, organised by the Northern...

Music fest aims to be COVID-19 recovery event

Byron Bay could host a two-day, beachside music and arts festival in June this year, after an application to hold the event was lodged with Byron Council.

Update: Main Arm raids… The police are in Mullum!

After several reports today from readers that there is a 'massive drug operation' and a 'gun and drug unit from Parramatta!', an intrepid Echonetdaily drudge wandered over to Barry Lomath Oval next to the skate park and netball courts in Mullum.

Bill Rawlinson, Brunswick Heads

On January 14 I reported to Byron Shire Council (BSC) on the shocking state of the public toilets in Brunswick Heads. After eleven weeks the BSC has still not looked at them. A health inspector would have closed them.

Will they be cleaned by Easter?


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1 COMMENT

  1. Allan Wright, Tasmania. What is wrong with Byron Shire Council. They have a “Duty of Care” regarding facilities in their council area.
    Down here in the most southern council area in Tasmania, the Huon Valley council area…. Our toilets and BBQ areas are cleaned daily. And we don’t have a huge population or massive tourism like Byron. Sounds like thit’s are amiss up there. Time to get it all sorted Byron Shire council.

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