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January 28, 2021

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It’s legal to grow and distribute – but only by the anointed

Byron based medicinal cannabis producer is sending cannabis to Germany in a breakthrough $92m deal yet the humble plant remains illegal for locals and continues to put people behind bars.

Other News

Australia Day Warning from your local SLSC

Surf Life Saving New South Wales has issued a warning to beachgoers to heed safety advice after a huge weekend on beaches, with heatwave conditions and large swells forecast for today.

What to do with no booze at your party

Eve Jeffery It’s almost human nature, certainly Australian nature, to celebrate with a drink. Nothing says wetting the baby’s head...

Endangered market

Marie Sherd Mullumbimby We’re in danger of losing the charming monthly Mullum Market. Please don’t let this happen. It’s such a...

Hand-picked beans make the best brew for Bangalow Coffee

Story & photo Melissa Butters Andy and Michelle have been serving up great coffee at farmers markets for 18 years....

Fellow Second Peoples, the work of justice and reconciliation is ours

It’s not just up to Indigenous people to bear the load of communicating the truth of our history and seeking justice around this day.

The light within emerges from the ashes

Massimiliano Guerrisi will never forget the sight of his Bega Valley home being devoured during the Black Summer bushfires.
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Destination Christmas

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Variety Value is your first stop destination for all things Christmas this season. There is a fantastic range of LED Christmas lighting such as fairy lights, rope lights and icicle lights available in great colours and twinkling displays powered by solar, battery or mains. Satisfy all your Christmas decoration needs from LED Solar powered Christmas trees and LED baubles to tinsel and battery/usb polar bear lights. Also available are $2 Christmas cards, gift bags, wrapping paper, Christmas ham bags, bon bons, napkins, candle holders and Christmas costumes and t- shirts. Don't forget the children's Christmas Activity Packs, choose from painting sets, make your own cards, foil art, finger puppets and craft sets.

Variety Value - variety products at value prices  

Next to IGA in Sunrise, 8 Bayshore Drive, Byron Bay. Phone 6685 5998

Red Ginger

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With the right ingredients, the alchemy of talent and passion can transform an idea into a business and magic can happen. Walking through the doors of the Red Ginger stores in Byron Bay and Bangalow is like stepping into the lanes of old Shanghai and finding your senses come alive to the sights and smells of Asia.

Red Ginger is generously stocked with rich spices, Asian groceries, steaming yum cha snacks, oriental medicines, fine teas, teapots, gifts, homewares, recipe books and traditional Chinese furniture.

The heady aromas and visual artistry make Red Ginger a dynamic hub for locals and visitors who keep returning for the delights of sitting in the store eating Yum Cha and drinking the complimentary green tea or indulging in a delicious Portuguese custard tart. The dumplings are freshly steamed all day long or you can buy them frozen to take home.

Red Ginger Byron, 2/111 Jonson ST, Byron Bay. NSW 2481 02-6680-9779

Red Ginger Bangalow, 36 Byron St Bangalow NSW 2479 02-6687-2808   

Byron Photo Magic

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For all your Christmas photography needs Byron Photo Magic, your Fujifilm Digital Store, has everything covered. Large-format and canvas printing and photobooks are new to the store and make great gift ideas. Of course they have digital and film printing services, batteries, memory cards for all types, camera bags to protect that new camera and a wide range of many digital cameras to capture that special moment including the full range of GoPro video cameras and accessories.

Old video tapes to DVD are also now handled instore as well as battery chargers, card readers, cables, USB drives, frames, photo albums and a huge range of photographic accessories, including tripods, filters, binoculars and even film! Passport photos of all sizes are covered professionally with our store studio; just call in and see Stephen, Karen and Ming. Your local Fuji photo lab since 1988.

Shop 4 The Plaza, 108 Jonson St, Byron. Phone 6685 5877

Rail trail debate

Geoff Meers, Suffolk Park It was good to read David Lisle’s comprehensive and reasoned discussion of the history of the Casino to Murwillumbah rail corridor....

No respect

Chibo Mertineit, Lillian Rock Once again it’s that time of the year where we are meant to celebrate Australia day on 26 January. The day...

A window of trust

Baden Offord, Ocean Shores Wholeheartedly agree with Dave Rastovich’s spot-on letter regarding the value and benefit of The Echo, that it is a ‘trusted window’ (Letters,...

Conspiracy and pubs

Art Burroughes, Mullumbimby Regarding my article Conspiracy in the Pub becomes talking point (Echo, 20 January). How can we avoid falling foul of the growing tsunami of...