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November 27, 2022

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Low density residential

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Community input sought on Richmond River estuary plan

What can be done to protect and improve the health of the Richmond River estuary?

Emergency radio tower

An emergency radio tower is proposed for Teales Lookout, Koonyum Range. It is proposed by the telco authority via Catalyst...

Ballina council staff call for waste reduction project funding

Ballina Shire Council staff have drafted a new policy allowing for the funding of new projects tackling waste reduction in the shire.

Cyclist dies two weeks after crash – Coffs Harbour

NSW Police say a man has died following a crash at Coffs Harbour earlier this month.

Inaugural Kingscliff Public School Art Show success

A great night was had by all at the inaugural art show for Kingscliff Primary last Friday. All the students submitted work to the exhibition alongside art by local Bundjalung artist Steven Bekue.

Cartoon by Holly English – www.hollyenglish.com.

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The deadline for the Byron Echo newspaper is noon Friday and letters longer than 200 words may be cut for the paper. However, longer letters are often published online before or after being published in the paper.

Send to Letters Editor Aslan Shand, email: [email protected], fax: 6684 1719 or mail to The Letters Editor, The Byron Shire Echo, 6 Village Way, Mullumbimby, 2482, NSW, Australia.

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  1. Does anybody find the spotlight that’s sweeping the sky, in addition to the lighthouse here, disorienting, infantile and wholly unnecessary? I don’t get it. What gives? What necessitates such a spectacle? Really?

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