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Byron Shire
January 21, 2022

A disappointed dog

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Greens Mandy Nolan to hold community forum in support of nurses and paramedics

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First Byron Shire Council meeting postponed

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Dear Editor, good on you for your piece reminding us about the importance of public discourse. Like you, I find...

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Band Called Stereo soon to be legends of Byron

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NSW COVID update on COVID deaths – vax stats and comorbidities

NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet again opened his COVID update with condolences to families who have lost loved ones, and thanks to the  ‘inspirational work of our health workers'.

Bonbon

It’s taken a whole week for my dog to read to page 21 in last week’s Echo. She’s been busy, so it’s no surprise.

Difficult to describe in words her crushing disappointment in finding her photo used as an illustration for the opinion piece titled ‘Should Byron Shire be a doggie destination?’ with a caption that goes against everything she stands for. Herewith her reply:

I’ll break the news gently if you choose not to publish the letter she’s written to the writer.

‘Deer Alison Drover,

Yoo writed about norty dogz at the beech.

Sumwun taked a foto of me at the beech wot yoo yoozed whiff yore storee. The foto woz of me butt i yam not skarin wiled life.

i yam a furry good gerl. i yam onlee aloud ta go to tha beech if i ware my kolla and go on my leed till i get thair. Then orl i do iz swim in the see an chase stix. Evree wun at the beech nose bekoz i yam not intristed in n.e.fing else. Not in berdz and not evn sniffn otha dogz botums.

Kelpie Cross

Pee esS – i kooda bin a good Drover’

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NSW COVID update on COVID deaths – vax stats and comorbidities

NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet again opened his COVID update with condolences to families who have lost loved ones, and thanks to the  ‘inspirational work of our health workers'.

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