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The great Ballina Library book sale

This Friday and Saturday will see book lovers dreams materialise in Ballina when the library holds their Library Collection Overhaul and Book Sale.

Other News

Break and Enter at Cinemas in Byron Bay

Police say that shortly after 4.20am, yesterday, Sunday August 1 a youth forced open one of the steel gates of the Palace Cinemas Byron Bay.

Fake news

Ron Priestley, Main Arm What Neil Bowhay is proposing (Letters, 14 July) is that The Echo prints fake news. It is people...

Unnecessary divisions

Louise Andrews, Lennox Head Dear Mandy, an excellent article in The Echo (Soapbox, 21 July). It saddens me too to witness...

Community disharmony

Jenny Shiels, Byron Bay I read Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox (21 July), and I agree there is disharmony in communities worldwide. Yes,...

Why the rush?

Sara Rath, Goonengerry I was born in Byron Bay and I am deeply concerned for the known and unknown impacts of...

Why the rush?

Jason Beaumont, Suffolk Park I wanted to respond the brain aneurysm-causing letter by one Sara Rath (21 July). The letter writer...

May 20, 2015

Issue 29.49

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In this Issue:

Ballina prevail, but Giants unbowed at Les Donnelly Field

Trailing the Ballina Seagulls by 28–10 in Sunday’s NRRRL clash at Les Donnelly Field, with fifteen minutes left on the clock, the Mullumbimby Giants had a scrum feed on halfway.

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Bruns Breakers never giving up

The Bruns Breakers girls’ football team travelled from Bangalow to Pottsville on a cold and wet Friday night.

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Australian Marbles Championship table tours

The Australian Marbles Championship has added glitter this year with filmmaker Irene Feuz teaming up with marbles co-ordinator Mary Ashton to bring the event and the game to the big screen.

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Broken Head DA heads to court

A developer is taking Byron Shire Council to court for the right to build a housing estate on what locals say has long been sacred Aboriginal land.

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Thus Spake Mungo: Tony channels Yabba to gee up the punters

The aim of the budget is not to make changes, but to produce enough of a warm and fuzzy feeling in the opinion polls so that the beleaguered government can catch its electoral breath, writes Mungo MacCallum.

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Protest planned against Byron councillors’ rock wall

Two community groups, which have joined forces in a campaign to halt construction of a rock wall at Belongil, plan to organise a protest at this Thursday’s Byron Shire Council meeting.

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Break and Enter at Cinemas in Byron Bay

Police say that shortly after 4.20am, yesterday, Sunday August 1 a youth forced open one of the steel gates of the Palace Cinemas Byron Bay.

Pandemic

Sarah Smith, Byron Shire Finally, our premier is speaking a language that the business community of Sydney should comprehend – a $10,000 fine for forcing their...

Read all about it…

Rick Molloy, Federal If recent letters in The Echo have left you confused about the Israel/Palestine conflict, then help is at hand. Our local library has...

Council negligence

Jim Mangleson, Ocean Shores Interesting article by Steve Hansen regarding artificial reefs for Byron’s erosion problem (Echo, 21 July). He mentions historical charts and photos of...