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May 12, 2021

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Lismore City Council declares housing emergency, wants more units

A Lismore City Council housing survey had shown more than 60 per cent of residents were living by themselves or with one other person, Cr Ekins said, prompting ‘a real need for smaller housing or units’.

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From go to whoa – Norco Primex expo covers it all

Norco and Primex are bringing a three-day sustainable farming and primary industry expo to you.

Cartoon of the week – 12 May, 2021

Letters to the editor We love to receive letters, but not every letter will be published; the publication of letters...

Water outage in Ballina this Thursday

Residents on Crane and Owen Streets in Ballina are advised of a planned water outage this Thursday May 13.

Tweed residents facing rate rise in 2021/2022 financial year

Tweed residents are invited to provide feedback on their council's budget, revenue policy and fees and charges, as Tweed Council prepares to finalise its delivery program and operational plan for the next financial year.

Ballina Dragons’ great results at Urunga

The Ballina Dragon Boat Racing Club is a group of paddling people from all walks of life who enjoy being out on the water having fun and keeping fit.

Transforming lives, empowering individuals and uniting communities

A Sound Life, Australia’s first charity to transform the lives of people in need through free music, yoga and meditation programs is having an event this Sunday as a fundraiser for the COVID crisis in India.

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San Andreas – Review

The hero’s first line is ‘just doin’ my job, ma’am’; the hero’s last is ‘now we rebuild’, as he stands watching Old Glory waving proud over the rubble of San Francisco. If there was just an iota of tongue-in-cheek...

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Evans Head fly in to bomb the Red Devils’ campaign

If you can keep your feet warm, you’ve got half the battle won. It’s an adage all footy tragics swear by when attending games on nights as cold and damp as last Friday’s at Red Devil Park.

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Greens break silence over Byron Cr Wanchap’s candidacy

The Byron Greens returning officer has hit out at claims made in an advertisement taken out by Cr rose Wanchap in the Byron Echo last week, describing her version of how she became a Greens candidate as 'self-centred'.

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It’s pay for parking or raise the rates: Byron GM

Byron Shire Council’s general manager Ken Gainger has responded to complaints about the planned Byron Bay parking scheme, including why residents should have to pay the fourfold increase in the existing parking fee.

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Pizza in paradise at Suffolk Park

Samuel J Fell Tucked away in Suffolk Park’s small cluster of shops and businesses on Clifford Street sits Pizza Paradiso, casually and cheerfully peddling a modern take on what can be a tired and stale Australian version of basic Italian...

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Cooly revs on

With more 1,300 cars participating this year’s Cooly Rocks On, there may have been a few overheated radiators as the parade of ‘50s and ‘60s automobiles took to the streets of Coolangatta, Kirra and Tweed Heads for the Show’n’Shine.

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How much do you know about koalas?

How well do you know your koala facts? Test your knowledge at the June 2 Koala Hard Quiz in Mullumbimby.

Tweed residents facing rate rise in 2021/2022 financial year

Tweed residents are invited to provide feedback on their council's budget, revenue policy and fees and charges, as Tweed Council prepares to finalise its delivery program and operational plan for the next financial year.

Exotic and hybrid

Dailan Pugh, Byron Bay I was shocked to see the abundant exotic and hybrid plantings at Byron’s new bus interchange. As Byron Council used to have...

Locals call for automatic revocation of speeding fines on Hinterland Way in first half of April

When local man Nathan Hicks saw posts on Facebook about locals who had received fines they believed were incorrect he decided to look into challenging his own fine.