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Primex Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo new date confirmed

After being postponed due to the flooding and ongoing wet weather the 2022 Primex Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo and will now go ahead on November 10–12.

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Fugly Design Award

I would like to second Nick Buckley’s idea for the Fugly Architectural Design Award (in last week’s Echo). Perhaps...

COVID-19 update for the NNSWLHD – May 23

The Northern NSW Local Health District reports that to 4pm yesterday, Sunday May 22, there were 40 COVID-19 positive patients in hospital in Northern NSW, with one of these in ICU.

Reactivating Lismore with markets

Lismore CBD is about to receive a boost with two of its largest markets coming to Lismore’s CBD to help reactivate local economy and sense of community. 

Local author’s first children’s book weaves a magical tale

After writing three successful novels for adults, local author Sarah Armstrong could have been forgiven for staying on the same path with her fourth offering.

Large bioenergy facility gets nod

Byron Council’s plan to build a facility that converts waste into electricity at the Byron Bay Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) has been given the green light by the Northern Regional Planning Panel

Race action at the TVSC Mother’s Day meet

A dedicated fleet of 13 boats took to the water for the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s (TVSC) Winter series on Mother’s Day earlier this month.

Mimi Bekhechi, PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals)

Deputy PM McCormack claimed last week that PETA people ‘wouldn’t know if their backside was on fire’.

On the contrary, Mr McCormack, we know that all our backsides are on fire, the flames caused by the horribly cruel animal agriculture corporations that you spend your taxpayer-funded time shielding. The most comprehensive study ever conducted on animal agriculture’s environmental impact has concluded that meat consumption has to decrease by as much as ninety per cent if we’re going to halt climate change.

Mr McCormack seems to forget how many people were killed or displaced and traumatised, how many billions of animals were wiped out, by the massive bushfires of 2019–20. We are all close to being on fire, Deputy PM, and the best way to combat it is to encourage people to go vegan.


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