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December 2, 2021

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Accusations of false dam claims in Cr Cadwallader’s mayoral campaign

Ballina Shire Council candidates against the idea of a new dam in Byron’s hinterland are accusing fellow candidate Sharon Cadwallader of false claims in her electoral campaign.

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Realistic, local agendas!

On Saturday 4 December we need to vote for people who focus on issues that can be controlled by...

Fatal crash – Alstonville

A man has died following a crash in Alsonville yesterday.

Pryce Allsop seeks reelection for Tweed Council

Cr Pryce Allsop was a Conservative member of the previous Tweed Shire Council and hails from Murwillumbah.

Firefighters receive lifetime membership

During the 2019–20 Black Summer fires, we were reminded what a vital and important role the volunteers of the Rural Fire Service (RFS) play both in fighting fires, and bringing the community together. 

When we get to 95 per cent vaccination, this will happen

Just when we were getting used to the current COVID roadmap, it has changed directions. Adjustments to previous settings scheduled for this milestone were announced yetserday.

Grumpy Grandma’s 

There are few in the region who aren’t familiar with Grumpy Grandma’s olives. Tim Stone and his wife Lynne...

Vince Jones 'All That’s Jazz' at Byron Theatre Saturday June 25, 2016 – 8.00pm

Thanks to the Community centre we have a double pass to this show for a lucky Echonetdaily subscriber. Email your name and postcode to [email protected] with the subject line ‘Vince Jones’ before 3pm Thursday, June 23 to go in the draw.

The lucky winner of the tickets is Beth Gough.

Thank you to everyone else for entering. Better luck next time.

Lloyd Spiegel at Byron Theatre, June 18, 2016 – 7.30pm

Lloyd Spiegel’s command of his instrument and powerful stage persona puts him at the cutting edge of Australian Blues. Thanks to the Community centre we have a double pass to this show for a lucky Echonetdaily subscriber. Email your name and postcode to [email protected] with the subject line ‘Lloyd Spiegel’ before 3pm Thursday, June 16 to go in the draw.

The lucky winner of the tickets is Beth Gough.

Hangmen by Martin McDonagh – National Theatre Live Screening presented by Byron Theatre, June 19, 2016 – 3pm

Matthew Dunster’s award-winning production of his deeply funny new play Hangmen, broadcast live to cinemas by National Theatre Live. Thanks to the Community centre we have a double pass to this show for a lucky Echonetdaily subscriber. Email your name and postcode to [email protected] with the subject line ‘Hangmen’ before 3pm Thursday, June 16 to go in the draw.

The lucky winner of the tickets is Georg Wolters. Thank you to everyone else for entering. Better luck next time.

Minor flooding may occur Friday morning at Coraki and Bungawalbyn

Heavy rainfall on Tuesday and Wednesday have caused river level rises along the Richmond and Wilsons Rivers with the Wilsons River peaking overnight and the...

Lismore saw one new case of COVID-19

A new case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Lismore in the 24 hours to 8pm 30 November.

Want to make your own nest box and help with bushfire recovery on Friday?

Conservation Volunteers Australia are running a nest-building workshop in one of Australia’s most biodiverse hotspots, the Nightcap Range, ‘to create homes and hope for wildlife’.

Storylines – An escape from reality

I am a teacher. I teach at University Canberra, on Ngunnawal country, in ACT. This university went into ‘Lockdown’ about four months ago. We were...