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February 28, 2021

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Dr Matt Landos, East Ballina There is the real news and then there is the fake news. The radio news announced...

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Police confirm Main Arm drug operation

NSW Police have finally confirmed what pretty much every one in Main Arm already knows – they are conducting drug operations in the north of the Shire.

Letting go

Mary McMorrow, Mullumbimby I respect the parents forgiving the drunk driver who killed their four children (one a cousin) as...

Editorial – Ewingsdale development creep rejected by residents

A petition of 294 signatures against rezoning Ewingsdale farmland to commercial use will be presented to councillors for their upcoming Thursday meeting.

Cartoon of the week – 24 February, 2021

We love to receive letters, but not every letter will be published; the publication of letters is at the discretion of the online and print letters editors.

Transparency needed

Janelle Saffin MP, State Member for Lismore. I read with interest Mia Armitage’s front page article in last week’s Echo...

Call to protect oceans from plastic and pollution

A new sign has been installed at Main Beach, Byron Bay, calling for increased awareness and collective action on the issue of marine debris and pollution. 

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Prems and reserves seven for seven

Any lingering doubts about the depth of The Northern Hotel Byron Bay Rams’ talent pool were dispelled on the weekend with two emphatic victories back to back.

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Byron union jubilant in Lismore

The Byron Bay Rugby Union team song was sung loud and proud last Saturday as the boys in blue and white managed a rare win against Lismore City.

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Will France mainstream ‘le doggy-bag’?

The French take their food seriously and now significant cultural and political shifts have confirmed that they don’t look too kindly on wasting it, writes Jonathan Bloom.

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Big game for Bruns against Alstonville

A big game for Brunswick v Alstonville. The coach spoke to his players prematch and had them primed for the game.

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Red Devils answer their critics with stirring victory

Perhaps in expectation of a big effort from the Bay after the shambles at Casino, an estimated bumper crowd of 4,157 turned up at Red Devil Park on Sunday to see the home side redeem themselves.

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New Byron resort proposal sparks more resident opposition

Plans by the Elements of Byron resort to adjust its boundary have caused a stir with the Byron Residents Group and environmentalist Dailan Pugh, who claims the proposal ‘makes a mockery’ of Byron Shire Council’s subdivision rules.

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Monkey see

Daniel Brown, Byron Bay Back in my early youth growing up in Mt Eliza Victoria in the ‘90s I’d secretly look up to and admire...

Australia’s bastardry

Gareth W R Smith, Byron Bay Australia has a long string of racist and anti-humanitarian policies. These range from its treatment of Aboriginal people, complicity...

Mt Warning ban

Chris Gee, Byron Bay Indigenous readers be advised that the following letter contains references to persons deceased. I read with some interest and also, I am...

‘The Great Reset’

Gary Opit, Wooyung I appreciated the letter by Lucas Wright (17 February) on the Great Reset conspiracy fantasy. With our privileged, western, simplistic understanding of...