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Tweed Council says ‘No’ to State government taking their developer income

Tweed Shire Councillors have rejected a proposal by the NSW government, that would reduce the ability of local councils to collect infrastructure contributions from developers.

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Images released of men who robbed the Byron Bowlo

Detectives investigating the armed robbery of a licensed premises in Byron Bay earlier this year, have released CCTV images and are appealing for public information that may assist their inquiries.

COVID update – sewage detection in East and South Lismore and Byron Bay

Northern NSW Local Health District is urging people in the Lismore City and Byron Bay areas to get tested for COVID-19, after fragments of the virus were detected in samples from the East Lismore, South Lismore and Byron Bay sewage treatment plants.

Tweed Council says ‘No’ to State government taking their developer income

Tweed Shire Councillors have rejected a proposal by the NSW government, that would reduce the ability of local councils to collect infrastructure contributions from developers.

Cartoon of the week – 22 September, 2021

We love to receive letters, but not every letter will be published; the publication of letters is at the discretion of the online and print letters editors.

Second confirmed COVID case in Lismore

Acting Chief Executive Northern NSW Local Health District, Lynne Weir says there one new case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in a resident of the Northern NSW Local Health District.

A letter to my vaccine-hesitant friends

Brought to you by The Echo and Cosmos Magazine Addressing your concerns… A few weeks ago, I discovered that some of my friends –...

Plenty of smoke on the water for the final Lennox Longboarders event of 2019.

Crystal Cylinders

Lennox Longboarders final club round for 2019 was a perfect spring day with off-shore winds, good longboarding waves and a mid-morning high tide. 

All the elements came together to provide a great November round but with smoke filled skies there was a purplish brown haze over the ocean. 

Winner of the voucher from Lennox Surf went to Jake Ryan.

Results

Firsts: Aaron Smith, Jackson Cochrane, Eleanor Robertson, Wayne Booth, Rob Rye, Brendan Cahill.

Seconds: James Foster, Jemma Osbourne, Lee Middleton, Matt Durkin, Gary Alford, Greg Gover.

Thirds: Tom Steele, Taylor Hessian, Tasman Cahill, Fiona Duncan, Una Fahey, Toby Ryan.

Fourths: Terry Kay, Meg Smith, Veronica Silver, Peter Regan, Kate Ashdown, Will Petrie.

Fifths: Jake Ryan, Grant Ryan, Lachlan Jones, Steve Fosterling, Liz Petterson, Damian Anderson.

Sixths: Andrew Smith, Emily Simmonds, Nick Mitchell, Jim Baker, Gabby Alford, Jane Birch.


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