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Tweed residents facing rate rise in 2021/2022 financial year

Tweed residents are invited to provide feedback on their council's budget, revenue policy and fees and charges, as Tweed Council prepares to finalise its delivery program and operational plan for the next financial year.

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Assange’s father to beg Biden for son’s freedom

John Shipton, father of detained WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, says he’ll return to the United States to ask President Joe Biden to drop legal action against his son.

Mayor’s parting gift 

Michele Grant, Ocean Shores The Mayor’s parting gift to the Bruns/Bayside Community was ushering through approval for the controversial Corso...

Highway traffic delays after truck rollover north of Byron

There have been two highway crashes north of Byron this morning.

Thanks for Bob

Jo Faith, Newtown I wish to thank The Echo for printing the article by Bob Morgan, First Nations academic. This...

Man dead after boat capsizes near Yamba

Police say a man has died and a second has been taken to hospital after a boat capsized south of Yamba this morning.

Water outage in Ballina this Thursday

Residents on Crane and Owen Streets in Ballina are advised of a planned water outage this Thursday May 13.

October 14, 2014

Issue 29.18

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In this Issue:

Gyuto monks celebrate Peace Stupa’s birthday

Leading a pathway to peace last weekend were the Tibetan Gyuto monks, who were at the Crystal Castle to celebrate the second birthday of the World Peace Stupa, which is only one of seven worldwide.

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Policemen under investigation for intimidation

A Mullumbimby mother has filed a complaint with the NSW Ombudsman, claiming two Tweed Byron LAC police officers harassed and intimidated her on the doorstep of her home in the presence of her son.

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New treatment centre opens

The founders of the Nungkari Treatment Centre at Myocum believe the remedy for substance abuse and mental disorders can be found in an integrative holistic approach that merges orthodox methods with complementary holistic therapies.

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Why Byron’s Cr Wanchap must resign

With her voting pattern Cr Wanchap is altering the result of the Byron Shire Council election and handing the balance of power to those who did not win the collective vote in 2012, argues David Lovejoy.

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Exotic and hybrid

Dailan Pugh, Byron Bay I was shocked to see the abundant exotic and hybrid plantings at Byron’s new bus interchange. As Byron Council used to have...

Locals call for automatic revocation of speeding fines on Hinterland Way in first half of April

When local man Nathan Hicks saw posts on Facebook about locals who had received fines they believed were incorrect he decided to look into challenging his own fine. 

Ageism alive and well

Margaret Boshier, St Ives I have been spending time in the ocean since before I could walk; I grew up at the beach; I have...

It’s D-Day for Byron’s Marvell Street DA

Will a controversial hotel development in central Byron that exceeds both height and floor space limits be given conditional approval at this week’s Byron Council meeting?