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June 25, 2021

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Another roadblock for major Kingscliff development?

Tweed Council clarifies that the Kingscliff DA for a haulage road that will allow '90,000 truck and trailer movements' to bring in fill from the M1 upgrade does not actually allow the developers to use the proposed fill at the site – developers disagree.

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Failure after failure

Keith Duncan, Pimlico One policy failure after another; what does it take for ‘shifty’ Morrison to come clean, show leadership, and...

Michael Lyon announces Byron Shire Council ticket

Byron Shire Mayor, Michael Lyon, has announced a group of candidates to run for the upcoming Council elections in September.

The Sourdough Chick rises to the occasion!

When you talk to Susann Wiedermann, her passion for sourdough is clearly evident. She describes the world of sourdough...

Bad news

Raphael Lee Cass, Byron Bay I’ve taken umbrage with the expression, ‘fake news,’ – proud of our Echo – but...

Circus show comes with unique local curries 

If you liked the bloodred moon, you’re going to love the Eclipse circus show at the beautiful Circus Arts...

SOS says there was no community consultation for ‘super-school’

Governments regularly resort to spin to deceive the public and avoid accountability says  Save Our Schools.

Mullum Shop Local this Christmas and WIN!

Mullum Shop Local this Christmas is an initiative of the Mullumbimby Chamber of Commerce and proudly sponsored by The Echo.
Mullum Shop Local this Christmas
is an initiative of the Mullumbimby Chamber of Commerce and proudly sponsored by The Echo.

The Mullum Shop Local campaign is open to all members of the community. Simply shop at any of the participating stores and you will receive an entry form. Fill out your entry form, attach your receipt or have the store stamp your entry form, and drop the entry form at one of the boxes located at the Newsagency, Stewart’s Menswear or Santos.

Prizes

The campaign will see 30 x $100 vouchers given away to local shoppers.

Each Tuesday of the campaign at 12pm out the front of the Mullumbimby Newsagency, 5 winners will be drawn except for the final week when 10 winners will be drawn. Each winner will receive a $100 voucher to spend at a participating store. The winners will be announced on the Mullumbimby Chamber of Commerce website, in The Byron Shire Echo newspaper, and will receive a notification by phone or email.

Terms and conditions

The Mullum Shop Local campaign runs for 5 weeks from the 18 November and finishes on 23 December. Vouchers must be spent by 31 March 2015 and cannot be spent at more than one store.Winners draws are final.


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‘The Norway of Australia’: what does good electric vehicle policy look like?

What does good electric vehicle policy look like? NSW Energy Minister Matt Kean has announced an EV car package that he says will bring NSW on par with the world’s best. Is he right?

Byron market relocation proposal divides opinion

Community opinion appears to be starkly divided over the proposed relocation of the Byron Community Markets from the foreshore at Main Beach to Railway Park, which Byron councillors will vote on this Thursday.

Michael Lyon announces Byron Shire Council ticket

Byron Shire Mayor, Michael Lyon, has announced a group of candidates to run for the upcoming Council elections in September.

Old Byron Hospital future before Council

A significant decision about the future of the old Byron Hospital site will be made this week, with Byron Council choosing an organisation to manage the new community hub that will be created there.