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Gambian: ‘State budget must encourage uptake of electric vehicles’

The Nature Conservation Council has launched a campaign to accelerate the uptake of electric vehicles in NSW, with a video and a petition.

Other News

Mullumbimby home seriously damaged in fire

A home on Ann Street, Mullumbimby, was badly damaged in a house fire over the weekend.

Ballina’s Mariann Lloyd-Smith and her mission to stop toxics in the environment

Living quietly in beautiful Ballina is one of the global heavy-hitters in the fight to eliminate and control toxic chemicals, Dr Mariann Lloyd-Smith.

Drug and firearm offences – Tweed Heads

Police say a man has appeared in court after allegedly being found in possession of firearms, drugs and nearly $10,000 cash in Tweed Heads.

Shark tracker shines spotlight on wildlife deaths

Humane Society International Australia and the Australian Conservation Marine Society are launching a shark culling impact tracker, which counts the mounting toll of marine animals indiscriminately caught and killed in shark culling equipment.

PM must prioritise gender equality at G7 Summit

An Australian women’s development organisation, the International Women’s Development Agency is urging Prime Minister Scott Morrison to prioritise gender equality at the upcoming G7 Summit in Cornwall this week.  

Local hospitals

Danny Wakil, Billinudgel I was admitted to Byron hospital and then Tweed to repair a broken leg and would just like...

February 25, 2015

Issue 29.37

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Inside The Great Wave

Indie hobo-pop darlings 
Skipping Girl Vinegar officially launch their anticipated third album The Great Wave 
at Bluesfest this year.

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Music Roundup February 26

This week's round up features Marshall Okell – the Australian music scene has had a long history of uncovering phenomenal talent and the occasional larrikin. Marshall Okell is one man who embodies both attributes.

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Rising to market

What’s in a name? In some cases people sit for hours stabbing in the dark, grabbing at suggestions and generally trying to inject some meaning into a business name. Other times, you just hear the name, you see the product and you say to yourself Yes!

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Support grows for charity surf event

Support for the inaugural The Board Meeting charity surfing event at Byron Bay next month continues to grow.Already more than 20 teams backed by local businesses have entered the event with some of those businesses donating items for the surf memorabilia auction to be held at the after-party and presentation

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‘Drop-in’ sessions on Ocean Shores Roundhouse plans

Byron Shire Council staff will be available today and tomorrow to discuss a planning proposal currently on public exhibition which aims to reclassify the Roundhouse site to ‘operational land – interest changed’.

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Tallowood sports grounds to go ahead

The Tallowood estate at Mullumbimby plans to begin work on sports facilities after a ‘compromise’ was reached with Byron Shire Council.

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Labor aims to ‘terminate’ West Byron plan

If elected, NSW Labor will take plans for the West Byron development back to the drawing board, according to its Ballina candidate Paul Spooner.

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Culture wrap up February 25

We start our Culture column this week with a treat for poetry lovers ho are in for a very special evening of words and music at the first Poetry at the Paradiso for the year.

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Meeting to mull meth in Mullumbimby

According to Mullumbimby community workers, addiction to ice and the subsequent domestic and family violence, mental health issues, and homelessness are issues for the whole town to deal with.

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Music for Freedom

Freedom Fighters is Shahaf Efrat. His music can be described as techno/trance-oriented progressive psytrance mixed with a taste of everyday life experiences.

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Under One Sun

With a strong soul influence and a unique jazz sensibility, and peddling an important message, Under One Sun (Shameem's latest single release) is a catchy soul pop number that will leave you singing the heartfelt lyrics long after song’s end.

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Kia recycles from closet to costume

Kloset 2 Kostume: Celebrity Couture is a free six-week group course held at the Byron Youth Activity Centre and led by Kia Wasley.

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Making a crust

I can attest to the almost inhuman hours bakers keep while toiling for this very basic human dietary need – bread.

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Fifty Shades Of Grey

Anna, a virginal college undergraduate, is whisked away by Christian in his helicopter to the young billionaire’s palatial penthouse in Seattle. After a minimal preamble, she asks, ‘Are you going to make love to me now?’

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Two WRHS rescue flights from Tabulam in one day

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service (WRHS) say they travelled to Tabulam twice yesterday in separate incidents in the town.

Drug and firearm offences – Tweed Heads

Police say a man has appeared in court after allegedly being found in possession of firearms, drugs and nearly $10,000 cash in Tweed Heads.

Roar

Kate Coxall, BSC Green candidate, Wilsons Creek In response to the silencing tactics of unaware and privileged men in last week’s Echo, I say ‘No’. We, as women,...

Big donation and new poetry competition for BRFR

Local community group Ballina Region for Refugees is having a big month, with a major anonymous donation amongst other news.