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Byron Wildlife Hospital’s DA up for public comment

A development application for the mobile Byron Bay Wildlife Hospital is now before the public.

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Dr Matt Landos, East Ballina There is the real news and then there is the fake news. The radio news announced...

Rail trail

Peter Finch, East Lismore At last someone else has put their hand up to question the fluffery and misinformation surrounding...

Byron Wildlife Hospital’s DA up for public comment

A development application for the mobile Byron Bay Wildlife Hospital is now before the public.

Ministers misbehave

Keith Duncan, Pimlico Accusations of appalling behaviour by the Liberal Party in covering up misdeeds within its ranks just keep...

Nurses call for an improved aged care sector

A ‘walk with nurses’ was held in Mullum last Friday, and aimed to highlight the concern aged care nurses have around fee structures, safety issues and staff training in order to properly care for our elderly.

Lennox Rise development clears another hurdle

The massive new residential development planned west of Epiq in Lennox Head continued its progress towards becoming reality at the last Ballina Shire Council meeting.

February 11, 2014

Issue 28.35

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In this Issue:

Sol and Jaber’s excellent adventure at Mullum Bruns Football

The Gaffiti Faeries and other volunteer ordinary humans have been busy out at the Mullumbimby Brunswick Valley Football Club ground in Pine Avenue.


Wine Review Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc

A bottle of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc is a popular choice for Friday night drinks at The Echo, and indeed throughout the country.


NORPA – getting with the program

Last Friday NORPA revealed its spectacular 2014 season, enthralling patrons with an exceptional array of dance and theatre productions in store for local performers.


Last Vegas

The best thing that can be said about this tripe, which has been cooked to a traditional recipe, is that it at least caters to the otherwise neglected but growing demographic of old codgers.


Suns head south for juniors

The combined clubs of the Northern Rivers Junior AFL turned out in force on Saturday for a sign-on full of fun and games with players from the Gold Coast Suns.


The friendly sport of darts

Brunswick Valley Darts Club is looking for new members. They play every Wednesday night at the Mullumbimby Services Club, at 7.30pm.


Kings in the Court House

It's been four years since Australia's premier rock-steady, reggae got soul band King Tide released their highly acclaimed album 'Roots Pop Reggae'.


Labor Day

Not many actresses can look quite so alluring as Kate Winslet with no makeup, disheveled hair and corseted in a dowdy brown sleeveless dress.


Mullum’s run of holes-in-one

Paul de Fina could hardly believe his eyes when he sank the ball straight off the 9th tee at Mullum golf course.


Loving Louisahhh!!!

So just who is this curiosity called Louisahhh!!! who loves playing and making records more than anything else in the world?


One woman’s story about surviving domestic violence

There are seven billion people on the planet. Half of them are women. One third of them are raped or beaten. This is Anne’s story. She is just 41 but has experienced and survived numerous incidents of life-threatening violence.


West Byron figures disputed

A dispute over ‘alarmingly incorrect information’ in an online petition over the West Byron development has erupted following the first meeting of the newly formed Byron Residents’ Group last Thursday.


Locals call on govt to protect marine life

Byron Bay joined communities along the Australian coast to send a message to the state government opposing plans to expose marine parks to recreational fishing on Saturday.


Tweed Council staff’s delegated powers debated

The question of what staff and councillors get to decide in relation to development applications was raised by Tweed Councillor Ron Cooper at the last Tweed Shire Council meeting.

Supporting independent news or making fat cats fatter?

The recent skirmish between Facebook and the government is hard to miss, even if you rely on Facebook for your news. But what does it all mean?

Koala groups lobby Tweed MP Geoff Provest for action

Local koala groups have been taking action to protect NSW koalas by meeting with Tweed State Member of Parliament, Geoff Provest seeking his support for action on koala protections and asking him not to support the koala killing legislation his government are putting forward.

Leadership lost

Paul Leitch, Ewingsdale Thanks to Hans Lovejoy for commenting on the proposed Ewingsdale Development (24 February). It is worthwhile noting that with the absence of clear...