To the princess burying your dog droppings on the no-dog beach at South Golden Beach, then (6.30pm Thursday 2 March) continuing further down the beach towards New Brighton where a family of Sooty Oystercatchers live, you were noticed and will be remembered
Is polluting a lake in a national park to support new housing ok?
From Byron Bay to Evans Head to Casino the questions about how we deal with what is politely termed ‘effluent’, and how that may or may not destroy our local environment, demand real and urgent answers.
Closing the Gap on Aboriginal health in the Byron Shire
Close the Gap aims to reduce disadvantage experienced by Indigenous peoples with respect to child mortality, childhood education, life expectancy and health.
$200k in grants available for local not-for-profits
The inGrained Foundation has announced a $200,000 funding pool for the 2023 Northern Rivers Large Grants Program, opening this April.
Byron Council staff push for Mullum’s water supply to become part of Rous
A committee that makes recommendations to Council around water and sewage management in the Shire is calling for Mullum’s water supply to remain at Lavertys Gap weir in Wilsons Creek.
Roller derby rocks the Cavanbah Centre
The local roller derby season got underway for the year with local teams hosting the Northern Rivers Revolt earlier...
Share flood stories at Mullum Farmers Market
To mark the anniversary of the 28 February 2022 flooding of Mullumbimby, which was followed by continued flooding throughout...
TEB takes one from two in cricket grand finals
Last Saturday saw grand final cricket action across all grades on the Far North Coast with Tintenbar-East Ballina (TEB)...
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Appeal to locate man last seen at Casino on way to Tweed
Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man from Grafton missing from the North Coast area.
Do you still need help to get two rooms fixed after the 2022 flood?
More than 80 Lismore residents have had help getting a few rooms in their flood-impacted homes re-sheeted and habitable following the devastating 2022 floods. The...
$15,000 fine and warnings over illegal logging in Kyogle Shire
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Urbenville-based logging company Rojech Pty Ltd were fined $15,000 earlier this month over logging operations near the entrance to the Border Ranges National Park in Kyogle Shire.
No street gathering policy for Ballina Shire
A majority of Ballina Shire councillors have voted against a Greens-led motion for a new policy enabling resident-led street closures for gatherings and play.
Quite apart from the issue of dogs in no dog zones, this letter has a menacing tone & surprised Echo saw fit to print (?)