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April 20, 2021

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Federal Government grants for infrastructure improvements – Tweed

Tweed Shire Council today announced more than $3.75 million in Federal Government grants for 10 infrastructure projects in the area.

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Eungella: Alleged domestic-related stabbing suspect charged with attempted murder

Police say a man will face court today charged with attempted murder following an alleged domestic-related stabbing earlier this year.

Upgrades for Lighthouse Parade in Ballina

One of the showcase areas of Ballina is about to get a safety and aesthetic upgrade, with the Lighthouse Parade Pedestrian Precinct and Road Safety Project commencing soon.

Pottsville policing forum asks the hard questions

Members of the Pottsville and Tweed Coast community say that in response to an increase in criminal activity in the area and their request for increased police presence, they were hosting a police presentation at Pottsville.

Rocky Creek Field Day coming in July

As part of the Rural Landholder Initiative, rural landholders in the Rocky Creek area are invited to an Off-stream Watering and Riparian Habitat Field Day.

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.

Hippie fools

Edward Kent, Suffolk Park So, have the ‘hippie’ hipsters of Byron Bay figured out how the new global establishment party at...

Max Perrot riding high at the Surfmasters Titles. Photo Ethan Smith/SNSW

Max Perrot from Lennox Head took out the single-fin division of the 2019 Carve NSW Surfmasters Titles held at North Boomerang Beach in challenging conditions. 

Perrot, The Echo’s surf reporter, also placed fourth in the O/55 final.

Byron Bay’s Neil Cameron added another NSW Title to his long list of accomplishments, taking out the O/60s men’s division. 

The local All Girls Surfriders Club was victorious at Ma Bendall/Phyllis O’Donnell Memorial Tag Team Shield Inter-club Challenge that was held on the June long weekend in dreamy conditions at Lennox Head Beach.

This memorial shield was created to honour the contribution these women made to the sport.


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