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April 22, 2024

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The cockroaches in the Byron Council offices are experiencing bright daylight at night. They are trying to determine whether...

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Mass tree-planting planned for Bruns River in Mullum

More than five thousand native plants are to be planted along Brunswick River banks in Mullumbimby.

Not enough letters like this about Gaza in The Echo?

The Echo’s studied indifference to the plight of the Palestinians and its reluctance to publish letters on the subject...

Rural roads need a path to recovery

The recent and continuing rains have turned many of our roads into a sodden mud puddle and the NSW Farmers have renewed calls for real action on road infrastructure funding after continual damage on roads and bridges across the state.

Statement of faith leaders following attack in Sydney

NSW Premier Chris Minns and Minister for Multiculturalism Steve Kamper have released a joint statement from a diverse group of NSW faith leaders, in an effort to calm tensions following the recent knife attack at Christ The Good Shepherd Church in south western Sydney.

Mayor defends promoting sale of Wallum lots

Is the role of mayor Michael Lyon as a negotiator with Wallum developers, Clarence Property, compromised? With talks with...

Northern Rivers rugby league underway for 2024

Senior rugby league got off to a good start for the 2024 season with Byron Bay, Ballina and Mullumbimby teams picking up competition points.

Pass the word onto those without the internet – assuming phone service is available: NBN impersonators are around.

Police issued an alert earlier this week saying people have been getting phone calls from scammers impersonating NBN Australia.

The scammers were reportedly asking for funds to expedite the restoration of their service.

Police said NBN Australiadidn’t contact customers asking for payment or any other financial information.

Anyone who receives a scam NBN call was urged to report it to Scamwatch immediately at www.scamwatch.gov.au.


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