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May 21, 2022

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Richmond candidates 2022: The Greens, Mandy Nolan

Mandy Nolan needs little introduction to most readers of The Echo, where she has a weekly column. She is a comedian and journalist running as a candidate for The Greens in the federal seat of Richmond.

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AEC says COVID voters can phone from home

The AEC says that voters who have recently tested positive for COVID-19 will be able to phone in their vote in the federal election.

Health

I heard on the radio this morning (1 May) that a man spent ‘a record 48 hours’ in a...

Multi-agency search continues for missing man

NSW Police say a search is continuing this morning for a man who went missing in a creek overnight.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Insights from the campaign trail

The election is almost here. Hooray. It’s time we got down with Elvis Presley’s suggestion of ‘A little less conversation, a little more action, please.’ I’m a big fan of action. I’ve been at this for 14 months, and as a writer who holds the ear of the community each week I’ve been cognizant not to turn this into a hostage situation. For twenty years I’ve talked about politics and social issues and shared insights into my personal experiences, but this is one journey where I’ve had to keep you locked out. 

Creating homelessness

Having lived for 80 years on Argyle Street with a history of family living from number 1 to number...

Review of community response called for as challenges recognised

Local community members stepped forward to help coordinate and respond to the disaster; from people getting into boats and kayaks recusing strangers in Lismore to coordinating local response hubs in the hinterland and local towns. But it wasn't all a bed of roses.

The Bangalow Perspective

Come enjoy the Bangalow Perspective with us. Discover the practical, eclectic, creative, chic, unique, and elegant offerings of Bangalow and Newrybar.

Bangalow Wash House Castrikum Adams Legal Bangalow Dental Bangalow Farmers Market Bangalow Men's Shed Zentveld’s Coffee Bisque Traders

 

Bangalow Wash House Castrikum Adams Legal Bangalow Dental Bangalow Farmers Market Bangalow Men's Shed Zentveld’s Coffee Bisque Traders

 

1. Bangalow Wash House

Open 24 hours. New large front loaders / dryers. Now with Tap & Go. Change-machine and powder dispenser onsite. Self-serve and serviced laundry available.
0412 302 246
Cnr Station St & Blackwell Alley


2. Castrikum Adams Legal

Long-time local, Mercedes, is passionate about a wide range of legal issues associated with aged care and runs the commercial side of the business with a modern and flexible approach.
49 Rankin Drive
www.castrikumlegal.com.au
@castrikumadamslegal
0411 180 907
[email protected]


3. Bangalow Dental

Dr Fabio and Dr Eduarda Miranda proudly serve the Bangalow and Byron Bay Hinterland. Personalised, modern dentistry with passion and dedication, in a fresh, state-of-the-art dental practice.
6687 2766
Suite 5, Bangalow Medical Centre, 1 Ballina Rd
www.bangalowdental.com


4. Bangalow Farmers Market

Every Saturday 7–11am behind the pub. Freshest produce direct from local farmers, including seasonal fruit and vegetables, pasture-raised meat and eggs, artisan cheese and bread, nuts, honey, rice, pasta, and more!
Behind Bangalow Hotel
byronfarmersmarket.com.au/bangalow


5. The INClub

An inclusive social club for women in the Bangalow area, which holds various activities and events for women to meet, socialise and connect with the community.
Janice 0401 026 359

www.theinclub.com.au


6. Bangalow Men's Shed

A place for men to gather, swap yarns, share experiences and support each other. Catering for a range of interests including art, music, photography, fitness, cooking, woodworking, metal working and plants.
26 Station St
0413 679 201


7. Zentveld’s Coffee

Visit the Roastery Door, Monday to Friday for the freshest, rare, organic local coffee, their own honey, choc beans & more. All coffee cup $ value donated to bushfire affected communities.
6872 6045
193 Broken Head Road, Newrybar
shop.zentvelds.com.au


8. Bisque Traders

Understated, yet highly curated, one-of-a-kind pieces, sourced from around the globe. 
Furniture, lighting, homewares, fashion, shoes, jewellery. Wholesale, retail and worldwide shipping.
Rear of 12 Station St
www.bisquetraders.com.au
@bisque_

The protest vote

Uncanny that in this federal election, in Richmond as elsewhere, the freedom/protest vote parties just about all preference the National or Liberal candidate. To...

Inflated Scomo

During his term, Scomo made plenty of decisions that helped lead us to the inflation we face today. When he says we should not...

Our sitting member

The sitting member for Richmond, Labor’s Justine Elliott, is aptly named because, as far as I have seen, that’s all she’s done for the...

Bittersweet announcement about koalas

Bitter in its necessity and sweet in the action it might prompt, it has been announced today that koalas have been listed as Endangered under the Biodiversity Conservation Act.