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August 4, 2021

Skeletal remains

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Youth arrested over Nimbin shooting

A 20-year-old has been charged over a shooting that took place in the middle of the day near the centre of Nimbin.

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Byron businesses buckle down

The Greater Sydney lockdown has had a direct impact on local businesses who have seen a dramatic fall in customer numbers, particularly in Byron Bay.

Nonsensical responses

Matthew Lambourne, Mullumbimby Mandy’s Soapbox a couple of weeks ago made a lot of sense and predictably provoked some nonsensical replies,...

Pandemic

Sarah Smith, Byron Shire Finally, our premier is speaking a language that the business community of Sydney should comprehend – a...

Unnecessary divisions

Louise Andrews, Lennox Head Dear Mandy, an excellent article in The Echo (Soapbox, 21 July). It saddens me too to witness...

Council negligence

Jim Mangleson, Ocean Shores Interesting article by Steve Hansen regarding artificial reefs for Byron’s erosion problem (Echo, 21 July). He mentions...

Storylines: Growing hope

Hope is a fragile thing in 2021. With the current pandemic and the uncertainty in so many aspects of life, our hope is being shadowed by fear. It is profoundly affecting our humanity.

David Henry, Suffolk Park

The headline on the front page of The Echo on July 22 ‘Skeletal remains not believed to be Theo Hayez’ introduces an unfortunate, if unintentional, bias.

We would all like closure on the tragic story of the young Belgian backpacker. However, the story behind the headline is equally sad and involves a young woman; Thea Liddle. While the article does cover Thea’s history, the headline implies that one death is more important than the other.

Missing and murdered women are a tragic reality in many societies; articles and headlines should give this subject appropriate weight.


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