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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.

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Good advertising

Carole Gamble, Mullumbimby Creek The advertisement inside this week’s Echo and is now circulating throughout our region 'If you are tired...

Learner charged after Bruns roundabout crash

A 16-year-old learner driver has been charged with a string of offences after a crash in Brunswick Heads on Tuesday night.

GetUp! wants to know what you think about losing your papers

Many parts of Australia, in particular, some rural and remote areas were stunned by the closure of their local print newspaper last winter.

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.

Bob Stewart appeal date set

The man found guilty of cruelty charges against a pet dog in South Golden Beach will have his fate decided in Lismore in May.

Koala advocate is Tweed Citizen of the Year

Murwillumbah local Jenny Hayes was named the 2020 Tweed Shire Citizen of the Year at Tuesday’s Australia Day Awards...
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Design It Soft Furnishings

Jane Pentreath has been a resident of Mullumbimby for 20 years. Jane’s career, spanning over 35 years in tailoring, textiles and design, has moved into soft furnishings over the last ten years.

Jane now has established her own purpose-built workroom in Myocum for her business Design It Soft Furnishings...

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Biodanza – when pleasure supports health

For some, Biodanza is just fun, guided ‘free movement’ and a chance to connect socially. But others embrace the Biodanza journey and venture into profound growth.

After a session people commonly feel energised, relaxed and content, more in touch with others and with themselves. With regular Biodanza, many people find their lives and relationships transforming!

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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...