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Head-on crash car traveling in wrong direction

Police say that two men are in hospital after an accident on the M1 overnight, when emergency services responded to reports of a crash involving two cars near Clothiers Creek

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Getting the right stuff in your bins in the Tweed

Tweed Council is asking residents to be more careful with what waste they put in which bin – a surprising amount of the area's refuse, both recycling and landfill, ends up in the wrong receptacle.

Flawed plan

Kai Beijerbacht, Mullumbimby For those of you who haven’t been living under a rock, I’m sure you are aware of the...

SCU named as partner in two national drought hubs

Southern Cross University has been announced as playing a crucial partnership role in two new Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hubs.

Interview with Mitch King from Dream Bigger

Dream Bigger is presenting Lismore Youth Festival in partnership with numerous organisations in Lismore. Dream Bigger connects established artists with potential future artists to make their ideas a reality through engaging workshops and collaboration. The Echo spoke to Mitch King from Dream Bigger.

My own pandemic imaginations

Robert Podhajsky, Ocean Shores Imagination is a powerful mechanism; I must admit I get unsettled with my own pandemic imaginations...

Unauthorised dwelling capital of the world!

Could Main Arm’s title as the Unauthorised Dwelling Capital of the World be under threat?

All Girls Surfriders: (L–R) Sam Endell, Mahia Adams, China Esson, Helen Collins, Amalia Cook, Serena Adams. Jane Collins in the front. Photo Jane Collins

Crystal Cylinders

Lennox Head’s Nyxie Ryan has been super consistent through 2019 and she posted another podium finish at the 2019 Hydralyte Sports Shoalhaven Pro Junior.

Finishing in third place in the four-woman final Ryan posted the second-highest score of the heat but couldn’t find a strong backup wave.  Ryan won US$650 and 560 points and now sits in third place on the Australasia WSL JQS ratings ladder. 

Surfriders

The All Girls Surfriders held the May club round at Chinamans Beach in Dirrawong National park as part of their annual camp.

‘The Wahine masters and opens surfed the outer banks for some epic rides and even a few barrels and the intermediates and beginners got some of the rides of their lives,’ club co-president Malissa Cook said.


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Housing crisis and Council

Avital Sheffer, Mullumbimby Population growth in this Shire is inevitable like it or not. Those who are being pushed out by the unfolding housing tragedy are...

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