Labor candidate for the state seat of Lismore, Janelle Saffin, has challenged locals to come up with employment opportunities that could be funded by a $4 billion spending splurge.
The annual Byron Shire Volunteering Exhibition, which showcases more than 50 local organisations that use volunteers in their work, will this year hit the road for the first time.
Byron Shire Council staff have recommended that a controversial application from Telstra to build a 4G mobile phone tower on Wilsons Creek Road be refused.
Organisers of the popular music festival Splendour in the Grass were recognised for an innovative homelessness partnership at an awards presentation last week.
Clear space in your diary for this year’s Brunswick Nature Sculpture Walk, featuring the biggest installation of outdoor sculptures Brunswick Heads has ever seen.
Updated: A young girl has died in hospital after being struck by a car at Macleans Ridges. The nine-year-old suffered cardiac arrest after being thrown over the car and onto grass.
Labor candidate for Ballina, Asren Pugh, wants voters to be given a say over the future of Brunswick Holiday Parks and southern Terrace Reserve.
A cool blustery day did little dampen the determination of protestors at Tyagarah as almost 100 supporters visited the Nude Not Lewd rally throughout Sunday morning.
With a photo of some young kids eating whipped ice-cream, nine-year-old Sophia Dadon will go down in history as the youngest overall winner of the annual Brunswick Heads Simple Pleasures Photo Competition. Keeping in mind this year’s theme – Loving... Read More →
NSW Health Infrastructure has repudiated claims by federal Richmond MP Justine Elliot (Labor) that the Kingscliff site for the new Tweed Hospital would need to be assessed by the federal environment department.
A 41-year-old man has been charged with indecent assault after an incident at the Great Northern Hotel in Byron Bay in the early hours of Sunday morning, September 16.
Police are warning residents in the Tweed to be especially careful to lock cars, homes and caravans following a recent spate of thefts.
For the second year in a row a successful Chinny charge has seen runners and walkers enjoy the delights of climbing Mount Chincogan on the only day of the year it is open to the public.
A dead koala was found in the early hours this morning on Jonson Street in Byron Bay opposite the Byron Bay Ex-Services Club.
The debate over the process and final location of the new Tweed Hospital site continues as the Nationals and Labor accuse each other of putting politics before the people.
The NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) is urging horse owners to remain vigilant, following confirmation of Hendra virus infection in an unvaccinated horse near Tweed Heads.
The NSW government has set 'aggressive' new international visitor targets for its Visitor Economy Industry Action Plan with a regional NSW target of $20 billion by 2020.
Former councillor and local historian Frank Mills AOM has supported claims that past actions of Council over forty years ago contributed to current flooding issues.
Locals have reported to Echonetdaily another rollover today on Coolamon Scenic Drive, Montecollum.
$3.5million has been allocated to Ballina Shire Council for an indoor sports centre that will be located at the new Ballina Coast High School site.
A Nude Not Lewd rally is being held this Sunday 16 September at Tyagarah’s clothes optional beach but locals are calling to have it moved to Byron's Main Beach.
With the federal energy policy in tatters individuals have been getting ready to take on the energy challenge themselves and Tristran Parade in Mullumbimby has just become the first street to declare their commitment to create a clean energy future.
Lismore Basketball Stadium has received $254,000 in funding as part of the round two of the NSW Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund.
Local Federal MP Justine Elliot has highlighted the requirement for the proposed Tweed Hospital site at Cudgen, near Kingscliff, to be referred to the Commonwealth Minister for the Environment
Council staff say they don’t believe the construction of the Bayshore Drive Roundabout is to blame for recent flooding events on private property around Melaleuca Drive and Ewingsdale Road.