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Comment: Vigil for Canadian genocide that resonates closer to home

Yesterday, in solidarity with the Indigenous Peoples of Canada, members of the Tweed community held a ceremony at the Sacred Heart Church in Murwillumbah.

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Murwillumbah mega-school – consultation done says Minister’s office

The challenge to the NSW Minister for Education, Sarah Mitchell that she had sprung the Murwillumbah mega-school on the community with no consultation and needed to seek further genuine consultation with the Murwillumbah community has been rebuffed.

SOS says there was no community consultation for ‘super-school’

Governments regularly resort to spin to deceive the public and avoid accountability says  Save Our Schools.

Massive multi-dwelling Paterson Street DA before Planning Panel

The Northern Regional Planning Panel (NRPP), an unelected consent authority that overrides Council decision making, will be considering a...

Calls for Minister to conduct ‘genuine’ consultation on Murwillumbah mega-school

The Murwillumbah community and SOS (Save Our Schools) are calling on the NSW Minister for Education, Sarah Mitchell to...

Lambruk: Local gourmet providore

S Haslam Lambruk Pantry is a local gourmet providore based in the heart of the Byron Shire. They create a...

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Climate Change, Coal and the Flushing Toilet

Sometimes I wonder why people seem to have stopped caring about climate change. Is it because it’s too big? Is it because we have a Prime Minister who is in a dirty love triangle with coal and gas? Or is it the convenience of the flushing toilet?

February 11, 2015

Issue 29.35

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Putting the V back in Vagina!

This Saturday is V Day. Previously a day celebrating romantic love, Valentines day has been reframed as V-Day, the day that focuses on shining the light on sexual violence against women. Zenith Virago spoke with The Echo about the event that asks women to come together in a show of global solidarity.

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Discovering happiness with Rainbow Dolphins

Scientist and natural therapist Dr Tamara Justus, in the natural course of motherhood, conducted a guided meditation to help her daughter Jasmine relax and feel happier.

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A Woman of substance

Nattali Rize, enigmatic front woman of Blue King Brown, has gone from strength to strength, spending most of last year living in Kingston, Jamaica, working on a fresh new musical project that is currently top secret!

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Bonne Santé

Santé is now open at 10am, seven days per week, for a brunch with a twist. Here, they have a rep’ for a delicate pizza crust (among other culinary choices), and using that reputation, they’ve created a brekkie hybrid that’s being introduced on the brunch menu.

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Simply the Best… this year at NORPA

Increasing access to the performing arts is at the core of NORPA’s artistic program, embracing diversity in the region and engaging the community in relevant and dynamic ways.

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Conservative Byron councillors put traffic plan ahead of masterplan

Byron’s traffic problems have either been courageously tackled or wilfully exacerbated, depending on who you believe from last Thursday’s Council meeting.

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A new-look farm taking shape at Byron’s gateway

There’s an ambitious plan hatching out at the entrance to Byron Bay from the highway on Ewingsdale Road. It’s so ambitious that, when complete, The Farm will be just one of two known ventures of its type in the world, according to owner/manager Tom Lane.

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King of the jungle

With a corn pipe dangling from a corner of his lips, and a laconic Australian lilt that drifts effortlessly into a Deep South drawl, CW Stoneking is a wildly unique act that will have you on the edge of your seat.

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Culture wrap up February 11

This week's Culture capers begin with V-Day Byron Bay who will host the 2015 V-Day Women’s Festival at Bangalow A&I Hall on Valentines weekend

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Everything the heart desires

Valentines Day for some represents a commercial investment. It comes around once a year and, depending on who you’re entertaining, the game is either to act on chemistry or it’s about pulling out all the stops…

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Mr. Turner

Mike Leigh ventured into the Victorian era with his stupendous Topsy Turvy, an account of George Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan’s creation of The Mikado.

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Kingsman: The Secret Service

Re-watching ‘Kick-Ass’ recently, it occurred to me that the violence being jokily disparaged by director Matthew Vaughn was, in fact, the selling point of the movi

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Community Byron announces Council ticket

Sitting independent Councillor, Cate Coorey, has announced her ticket for the 2021 Byron Shire Council elections, to be held September 4.

Tom Tabart and Sarah Ndiaye

Jenny Coman, Former Byron Shire Councillor, Bangalow I fail to see what part of Tom Tabart’s recent letter (2 June) to The Echo regarding Sarah Ndiaye’s AVO against...

Catchin’ the Writers Festival Train

Byron Writers Festival 2021 (6–8 August) has revealed a program of more than 150 celebrated authors and commentators, as well as powerful new voices to mark its 25th anniversary.

Linda Vidler Memorial Park Masterplan

Linda Vidler Park The Masterplan for the Linda Vidler Memorial Park, Suffolk Park, is currently on display with submissions closing in the first week of...