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May 19, 2021

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Police appeal for help to find missing teenagers

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate the boy and a girl who were last seen in Alstonville on Monday.

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Police appeal for help to find missing teenagers

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate the boy and a girl who were last seen in Alstonville on Monday.

Butler Street Reserve checked for PFAS pollution

Authorities are checking the Byron Bay site for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, more commonly known as PFAS.

MAYDAY – MAYDAY – One hundred years ago today

One hundred years ago this week, around noon on Saturday 14 May 1921, the 2,000 tonne steamship Wollongbar ran aground on Belongil beach.

Diverse and resilient

Andrya Hart, The Channon After statements and actions by some Rous councillors, I am left wondering how many refusals to...

Michael Lyon elected as Byron Mayor

Owing to the resignation of former Mayor at the end of April, a vote was held today to replace Simon Richardson, until the next election

Editorial: The vulnerable at risk

Most of us would hope that the taxes we pay go towards key areas such as health, education and to supporting the most vulnerable in our community.

Sue Loane, Ocean Shores

Further to Bronwyn Sindel’s letter about Resting Places, (The Echo 24/12/19).

The ashes of our family’s late mum, dad and brother are in two large pot plants, (olive trees), on display as we go in our driveway.

As per my late husband’s wishes, half his ashes are here as well and the rest in a pot plant, (a Plumera Frangipani called Everlasting Love) in Brisbane where we spent our married life together.

There they rest in peace.


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