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April 10, 2021

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A win for the roughy

The battle for the 'roughy had been a tough road for conservationists and hopefully this win will be the last fight.

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Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 7 April, 2021

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 7 April, 2021

Kyogle unveils writers fest program

Billed as 'a small-town festival with big ideas', Kyogle Writers Festival is shaping up to be a great celebration of writing. 

Diverse views of flood mitigation works at Lismore

Last week Lismore's Deputy Mayor Neil Marks was joined by local state MP Janelle Saffin and MLC Ben Franklin to officially cut the ribbon on the $8.2 million South Lismore Flood Mitigation Project, but there are divergent views on how best to deal with the flood threat in future.

Interview with Dan Willis

Dan Willis brings Best of British back to the Byron Comedy Festival. It was a sellout last year, with the audience confirming it as one of the favourite shows of the program. Dan is back – this time with Rory Lowe and John Flynn, and spoke with The Echo…

Interview with DeeBee Bishop

Thirst is the story of Stan Adams, as told by Deebee Bishop. He was one of six housemates who lived with Stan in a broken-down share house when he’d walked away from his life to live rough. Decades later, Deebee tells the story.

Police busy over Easter

Local police say they continue to be disappointed with driver behaviour after being kept busy over the last few days with various kinds of illegal activity.

Paul Brecht, Evans Head

Reading Michael McDonald’s article Ghost in the archives (10 March) made me laugh a lot because I remember.

Oh the memories of those heady days in the 90s Michael. I had a good laugh at your suggestion to young men and their overpowering stench of Lynx that instead they apply a bit of nature and rub gum leaves on their armpits and smell like trees.

Great to see you haven’t lost your wit without being an Echo drudge and consuming copious amounts of wine? Keep an eye on them magpies bro.


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