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June 14, 2021

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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

High school attack

Dan Reade, Ocean Shores Mandy Nolan’s ‘Soapbox’ claim that schools have remained unchanged for the last 200 years, seems only informed...

Bruns massive development

Russell Eldridge, Brunswick Heads Brunswick Heads is about to be hit with its biggest development upheaval in decades, with the re-emergence...

Regarding John Anderson’s (aka Fast Buck$) advertisement

Cr Jeannette Martin, Mullumbimby In response to John Anderson’s (aka Fast Buck$) advertisement in last week’s Echo (Jun2, 2021), I feel I...

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.

Taking it to the cleaners – workers speak 

It’s the type of text message exchange that Byron cleaning business owners like Cristina Arcila are becoming all too familiar with.

Lismore Lantern Parade call-out for volunteers

The organisers of the Lismore Lantern Parade (which is happening on Saturday, 19 June) are seeking volunteers to help with the event, which draws thousands of visitors each year.

March 11, 2015

Issue 29.39

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In this Issue:

Rainbows win gold on Darling Harbour

Recently twenty-two Rainbow Region Dragon Boat Club members raced at one of the largest regattas on the News South Wales dragon boat calendar and returned home gold winners.


Attitude and Arabesque

Attitude and Arabesque are classical ballet moves. Now that I’ve got your attention, Peggy Lemaire, owner of the Cool Beans Cafe in Mullumbimby, is a former ballerina.


Music Roundup March 12

This week's Roundup features the fight for our land, our air and our water as local musicians band together to show their support for the anti-CSG/Lock the Gate cause by running a 12-hour fundraiser this Saturday.


Educating the palate; feeding the imagination

Eating a nicely prepared, cooked and served meal out, these days, is as easy as filling your car with petrol.


The Youth, The Rich & The Fake

Reggae and dance-hall champions The Strides are dropping their hotly awaited third album, The Youth, The Rich & The Fake, with their official launch at the Byron Bay Brewery this Saturday.


Political promises proliferate as election approaches

With the NSW elections just over two weeks away, the political candidates have gone into overdrive to win your vote. Here is our summation of the main promises of the major parties' candidates so far.


Unfinished Business

This entirely forgettable movie is most notable for the physical appearance of Dave Franco – I had no idea he was so tiny.



As an offshoot of the anti-hero paradigm, the crim-as-good-guy is a relatively recent development.


Residents fight to stop NBN tower at Clothiers Creek

A protest to stop the construction of an NBN tower held at Clothiers Creek, west of Cabarita Beach, on Monday (March 9) highlighed many months of attempts by residents to halt the project.


Rail corridor to be considered for Byron Bay bypass

Butler Street residents have been calling for it for months – and now it appears Byron Shire Council has heeded their call.


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.


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.