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Byron Shire now included in north coast catchment CMP

Work underway on the development of the Richmond River Coastal Management Program (CMP) now includes parts of the Byron Shire, say Council.

Other News

What are the supplements you take really doing to your health?

Sales of complementary medicines have been driven up by COVID fears, but Immune-boosting claims for them are doing more harm than good.

Soil: The incredible story of what keeps the earth, and us, healthy

Sandra Haslam Matthew Evans is a restauranteur, farmer, food activist and author, best known for his SBS series Gourmet Farmer....

IPC fails at reducing emissions: report

A NSW planning commission tasked with assessing large fossil fuel projects has been found to have ‘comprehensively failed’ in mitigating greenhouse emissions, according to a report published by Griffith University Emeritus Professor Ian Lowe.

Nolan’s Soapbox

Duncan Shipley-Smith, Byron Bay The sinister suggestion by Nolan in last week’s Echo conflating anti-vaccination supporters with extreme right-wing ideology (XRW)...

Nature-based intervention on offer for at-risk young people

As the trickledown effects of COVID-19 continue to hit our most vulnerable, not-for-profit groups are saying they are overwhelmed.

Sticking to facts

Roger Cotgreave, Byron Bay Thanks to The Echo for reporting scientific facts around the pandemic and not relying on social media...

June 29, 2016

Issue 31.03

Download PDF (12MB) Jump to: Local News | Comment | Letters | Articles | Byron Writers Festival | School Holidays | The Good Life | Good Taste | Echo Property | Seven | Soap Box | Live Music | Culture | Stars | Cinema | Gig Guide | Service Directory | Classifieds | Sport | Community at Work | Backlash

In this Issue:

Cometh the hour, cometh capitulation

My dad was a man of few words, but he had an expression: ‘what you need is a good kick up the arse’.

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Mullum feverish for tennis

Wimbledon fever is set to grip the Mullumbimby Tennis Club next weekend, with members, outsiders and outright impersonators of tennis greats from the past and future welcome to turn up and give it their best shot

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Dogs give best against hungry Vulcans

It was blue skies and crisp air as the Bruns Bulldogs Under-11s took on the Murwillumbah Vulcans on Sunday.

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Cricket wins on the prickly pitch

After two weeks of cricketless wild weather the Sunday sun caressed the lush expanse of Lomath Oval where reigning champs the Left Bankers coaxed themselves out of their reinforced bush bunkers to take on the Geckos

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Cheryl Strayed from Wild to Brave Enough

Cheryl Strayed is the author of the critically acclaimed novel Torch, the New York Times bestselling memoir Wild, which was later made into a feature film starring Reese Witherspoon, a collection of essays Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love...

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Literary debut for Richard Fidler with Ghost Empire

Festival guest Richard Fidler is known to many as the presenter of Conversations with Richard Fidler, an in-depth, up close and personal interview program broadcast across Australia on ABC Radio. He’s interviewed prime ministers, astronauts, writers and scientists, but...

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Bravo Mungo

Robert Gibson, Byron Bay Mungo’s Crossword last week was, for me, both challenging and charming. Echos of the great man’s wit and erudition rang through this...

One sided

Rachael Terry, South Golden Beach I am really shocked and disappointed at the one-sidedness of The Echo reporting on the COVID-19 vaccination debate. Any dissenters...

Paradise lost?

Hugh Ermacora, Byron Bay ‘Take your masks off!’ yelled the young scruff at my companion and me, as he speared his skateboard between our coffee table...

Dunoon Dam

Nan Nicholson, The Channon Being a Rous County councillor must be a hard job. The workload of reading reports must be enormous and keeping communities informed...