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From go to whoa – Norco Primex expo covers it all

Norco and Primex are bringing a three-day sustainable farming and primary industry expo to you.

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Byron Bay’s first ever matured spirit wins gold medal at London Spirit Competition

While the Northern Rivers region is well known for its environment and lifestyle, it is also becoming known for...

Greater Sydney goes into COVID related lockdown

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has just announced that greater Sydney area will go into lockdown until next Monday.

Northern Star dimming under Murdoch shadow

As democracy advocates and journalists around the world did their best to acknowledge World Press Freedom Day on May 3, in regional Australia, The Northern Star was dimming.

Miracles left, right and centre?

It's emerged Scott Morrison had used a taxpayer-funded VIP jet to attend a Pentecostal conference on the Gold Coast.

Byron Council to introduce car-free Sundays in the centre of town

Byron Council has taken a further step toward getting cars out of, and pedestrians into, the centre of Byron, by voting to introduce car-free Sundays.

Board defends its management of Mullum Rural Co-op

The issue of potential fraud and financial mismanagement was a key part of the response from Mullumbimby Rural Co-op...

July 1, 2014

Issue 29.03

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In this Issue:

Swingers slash Armers

Sport fans, cricket buffs and the easily distracted flocked to Lomath Oval in Mullumbimby on Sunday to see sand-encrusted surf dudes the Suffolk Swingers attempt to negotiate a victory over Upper Main Arm autonomous cricket collective.

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Rams eleven for eleven

The Park Hotel Byron Rams continued their winning run on Saturday, with a comfortable Premier Division win over neighbours Lennox Head.

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Mungo’s Crossword N025

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Cornells sell Hotel Brunswick

After 26 years, Delvene and John Cornell have sold the iconic Hotel Brunswick, or Bruns pub as it is affectionately known.

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Page mute over govt’s plans for Bruns parks

‘A town square beheading without even letting the public bear witness,’ was how Byron Shire mayor Simon Richardson described the quiet adoption of large-scale development plans for Brunswick Heads holiday parks and reserves last week.

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Pedal-cart plan could keep rail track in place

RailExplorers Byron are proposing to use the 13km of abandoned railway line that runs between Banglaow and Byron Bay as a ‘tourism experience’ involving pedalo-style rail carts.

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Byron Bay parking charges could raise $1m a year

Byron Shire mayor Simon Richardson has thrown his weight behind a review of parking in Byron Bay that recommends a flat-rate fee of $2 per hour throughout the town centre.

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Paradise last

This week sees the screening of Last Paradise, a film which is becoming a talking point at cafe tables around the shire. Sessions are followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Clive Neeson. The Echo had a chat to find out what it’s all about.

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The Sultan of Sing

For a boy who grew up in the inner suburbs of Melbourne, Dan Sultan has a voice that is as wide and as vast as an endless horizon viewed from a country road.

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Greater Sydney goes into COVID related lockdown

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has just announced that greater Sydney area will go into lockdown until next Monday.

Board defends its management of Mullum Rural Co-op

The issue of potential fraud and financial mismanagement was a key part of the response from Mullumbimby Rural Co-op board, and Chair Ross Tucker,...

An operetta and children’s theatre for NORPA

NOPRA has announced recipients of the theatre company’s two artist residencies.

Dam doesn’t give a damn about koalas

The proposed Dunoon Dam is still a possibility, though it has been voted against twice by the members of Rous County Council. Now information has emerged which presents another reason to shut down the threat of the dam once and for all.