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Perrottet & Opus Dei

Bugga! Just when we don’t need to expect the Spanish Inquisition, out pops its wolf-in-sheep’s clothing remake: Opus Dei....

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The storm season has started

The storm season has officially started, the NSW Government and NSW State Emergency Service (SES) have announced.

The Glasshouse

A driving holiday, inland from Byron, often serves as a healthy reminder that we’re spoilt for choice here with...

Cr Phil Meehan putting people first

Ballina's Councillor Phil Meehan is standing for election again in December, so what does he stand for? He spoke to The Echo this week.

NSW govt’s Health Order lacks clarity

Confused and anxious when it comes to ambiguous and complex COVID-19 laws? You are not alone.

Thanks Frank Mills

We had lost our highway protest, but during those colourful marches we had the beginnings of a stronger sense...

Ballina Australia Day Awards nominations open

Do you know someone worthy of recognition in Ballina Shire? Award nominations are now open in categories including community-based activities, sport and the arts.

July 8, 2015

Issue 30.04

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Echo Property 30.04

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In this Issue:

Mandy Nolan’s Soap Box: How to make friends and delete people...

How neat would the world be if all our friends thought exactly the same way as we did? Our ideas would never be challenged, our comfort zones never pushed, instead we’d enjoy the constant reinforcement of our inherent righteousness.

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Byron Bay Writers Festival dishes up food for thought – with...

Byron Bay Writers Festival is dishing up much more than food for thought once again in 2015 with food-infused events designed to both stimulate and satiate. For lovers of visual art BBWF is delighted to be partnering with acclaimed Tweed...

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Everybody was…

Last Sunday saw a collaboration of Kung Fu teachers and students from the Wu Chi School of Kung Fu attend a workshop presented by 10th Degree Gold Belt Arthur Cunningham.

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Canadian cracks it with comedy

Since 2004, Canadian comedian Pat Burtscher has been touring the globe with a pocket full of ideas, a brain full of questions and a heart full of love.

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Bay takes bragging rights over Bangalow

The Bay has asserted their dominance in Far North Coast Rugby Union once again, this time with an emphatic 34–14 win over local rivals Bangalow.

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The same again for Shand

It is a rapidly evolving sporting world and professionalism and pursuit of the corporate buck has changed the landscape to the extent that many sports barely resemble the games as played 20 years ago.

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Art event draws them in droves

The Dynamic Drawing exhibition/art event at Kulchajam last weekend saw over 400 people at the venue to view the work of 75 drawers showcasing 180 works.

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Can you store this for me, Alan?

Owning a self-storage facility is perhaps one of the best business models in the shire. So why not operate a self-storage facility on your property?

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Taking on the law as a ‘strawman’

There’s an underground movement gaining momentum where individuals are opting to challenge the legal system, specifically licences, passports, police and the court system.

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Byron councillor under investigation

Byron Shire councillor Alan Hunter (Nationals Party) is under investigation by council compliance officers after neighbours alleged he breached his DA conditions for his ‘road transport terminal.’

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Walrus and Carpenter in Court House

Old Soul’s Eyes is the debut long-player from indie folk duo Walrus and the Carpenter. Walrus and the Carpenter is the collaboration of enigmatic singer/songwriter Matthew Engerer and kindred musical spirit Mat Akehurst.

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A parable of family tension in a troubled country

The Fishermen by Chigozie Obioma (Scribe $29.99) Review by Russell Eldridge It’s a heavy burden for 29-year-old shoulders to be lumped with the tag of heir-apparent to your country’s greatest writer. Chigozie Obioma has this to bear as praise keeps rolling in for...

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Bio-energy vs biodiversity

I thank The Echo for so clearly informing the readers of the ongoing concerns of Byron Bird Buddies and Byron community members when addressing...

Raucous AUKUS

Over the last 20 years or more, Australia has benefited greatly from its economic relationship with China. You may have noticed that most of...

Let’s get real

AFL Aussie Rules Grand Final in Western Australia... Rugby League Grand Final in Queensland... Melbourne Cup in Tasmania?    Margaret Keating, Ocean Shores

Mandatory vax

I write to you in response to the article on the front page of The Echo relating to mandatory vax. I find it extremely...