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June 18, 2024

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Do you have an IF?

When 12-year-old Bea moves into her grandmother Margaret’s apartment in New York, while her father waits for heart surgery in the same hospital where her mother died of cancer years earlier, she chafes against his playful antics, insisting she can handle the situation with maturity.

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Man dies following fatal crash – Yorklea, south of Casino

About 1am on Thursday emergency services responded to reports after a vehicle crashed into a tree.

Do you have an IF?

When 12-year-old Bea moves into her grandmother Margaret’s apartment in New York, while her father waits for heart surgery in the same hospital where her mother died of cancer years earlier, she chafes against his playful antics, insisting she can handle the situation with maturity.

Affordable housing

I’m wondering how long before the temporary emergency disaster relief housing project on Prince Street, Mullumbimby becomes permanent, or...

Keep funky Mullum

In response to the comments of Ed Ahern in last week’s Echo. I would like to say that the...

Byron Writers Festival locals’ passes on sale June 13

Byron Writers Festival and First National Byron have  partnered again to offer Sunday Locals Passes.

Self-defence explained

For those still confused, killing 38,000 unarmed civilians, a third of which were children, would not be self-defence, (however...

Dear Tamara, I was at the meeting last night where we heard of Byron Council’s frustrations with the NSW government in effecting repairs to flood-damaged roads.

Tell the premier, to tell our public servants to stop being obstructionist and tying things in knots!

It’s time things started to move, excuses and bullshit do not repair flood-damaged roads!

Do residents have to fill potholes themselves, as I find myself having had to do?

Anton Vanderbyl, Palmwoods


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