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Sailor rescued from ocean in overnight operation

In a dramatic overnight rescue far offshore North-East of Yamba, Marine Rescue IIuka Yamba volunteers were able to bring to safety a woman who fell overboard from a dismasted catamaran in the dark.

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It’s World Oceans Day!

It's World Oceans Day and we just wanted to honour that with a few photos from our library.

Taking it to the cleaners – workers speak 

It’s the type of text message exchange that Byron cleaning business owners like Cristina Arcila are becoming all too familiar with.

Billionaire keeper

Keith Duncan, Pimlico Universally discredited ‘trickledown economics’ theory and anti-worker policies were needed, and arrived with the implementation of JobKeeper, where...

Ballina’s local legend Danny Singh honoured

The Cove Restaurant's Danny Singh is now a Paul Harris Fellow. This award is named for the founder of Rotary International, 'in appreciation of tangible and significant assistance given for the furtherance of better understanding and friendly relations among peoples of the world.'

Vaxx info – get it right

Eve Sinton, Main Arm I have a concern about the ‘Byron rally highlights govcorp tyranny’ story last week. Now the Mullumbimby hairdresser...

The ghost in the archives #7

On June 19 thirty years ago came the front-page news that Mullumbimby was to have a levee bank, a decision later reversed, obviously. Councillors made the decision without a public meeting beforehand.

December 3, 2013

Issue 28.26

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In this Issue:

Cinema review – One Chance

From when he was a child in a church choir, the only thing that chubby, daggy Paul has ever wanted to do is sing. He is blessed with a beautiful tenor voice, but in the grim Welsh town where he’s grown up it’s either the steelworks or a job selling car-phones.

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Councillor keen to chase fluoride activist

Despite failing in her attempt to have Byron Shire water fluoridated, Cr Di Woods, who is also the new deputy chair of Rous Water, will support seeking legal costs from anti-fluoride activist Al Oshlack.

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Anita returns from death with a new purpose

Anita Moorjani, a cancer survivor who had a near-death experience, released a book about it that hit the New York Times bestseller list. She will be a featured presenter at the Uplift Festival in December.

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Connecting local musos

Fostering local and emerging talent from the grassroots is key for Falls Festival Byron Bay. Glenn Wright and Valley Lipcer have carefully put together the local programming, which will make up a large part of the feel and experience of the festival.

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Cinema review – Adoration

Adoration is a Franco/Australian production, with a soupçon too much of the self-consciousness of Euro arthouse for my taste.

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Finding hidden history among the paperbarks

My hiking companion is ahead of me, searching for the old drain which runs through the Cumbebin wetlands. We are in the ‘regrowth’: closely packed paperbark trees some fifty years old.

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The Challenge of MMA – fighting men’s depression

Anthony Williams suffered from depression and anxiety for ten long years. He finally found something that was for him, better than any drugs. He discovered Mixed Martial Arts and decided to train with a professional academy.

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Three men stabbed in Goonellabah

Police say a man has been charged and will face court, while three men remain in hospital following an alleged stabbing yesterday.

Running out of time

Chibo Mertineit, Lillian Rock I just returned from the ‘Festival of Resistance’, which happened outside of the weapon expo at the Brisbane Exhibition and Convention Centre....

Three stabbed, man arrested – Lismore

Three men remain in hospital and a man’s been arrested following a stabbing in Lismore this afternoon.

Celebrating 35 years of The Echo

The Echo Awards, held every five years, was a great success on Wednesday night as it celebrated 35 years of local independent journalism in the Northern Rivers and the community that have supported it throughout those times.