A man has been charged over an alleged armed robbery at a club in Evan's Head last year.
Eight hundred people were considered homeless in each of the federal government electorates of Richmond and Page, according to the census data from 2016. That was before the impact of Black Summer bushfires and the COVID-19 pandemic.
The COVID-19 lockdown in Victoria has gone to level four and it highlights the importance of having a safe place to rest your head for everyone.
Tomorrow Rous County Council will be holding a special meeting to decide whether to extend the public comment period on the Rous Future Water Project 2060. Attached photo gallery shows the area to be impacted by the proposed Dunoon Dam wall, near the Channon.
Echonetdaily was contacted anonymously last week with concerns relating to students who were coming from Sydney to train in the local area health facilities, including local hospitals, without quarantine.
Not all homeless folk and rough sleepers are in the city – the Byron Shire has hundreds of people sleeping on the streets and in parks and under buildings.
As the deadline for public responses to the Rous Future Water Project 2060 approaches, the community has been getting more organised, with lots of discussion online and a meeting of the Dunoon Dam Proposal Action Group in the Channon yesterday.
The Northern Rivers Tennis Academy won five matches from five to beat off five regional competitors to claim the area’s first Academy Challenge title.
The impact of COVID-19 on the border towns of NSW and Queensland is having a significant consequences with delays in crossing the border as well as being a challenge for the integrated communities as they move forward.
As the debate over the Rous County Council Future Water Project 2060 continues, recycled water has been raised as an alternative to the proposed second dam on Rocky Creek, between Dunoon and the Channon.
Border towns and regions are intertwined not only through business but also through use of medical services, families and in areas like schooling and community sport.
Tropical Fruits celebrated thirty years of the LGBTIQ community coming together for New Years Eve in Lismore last year – but as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic they have decided to cancel this years festivities.
The 4WD entrance to Patchs Beach remains closed, but residents have told Echonetdaily that there are still too many 4WDs and motorbikes on the beaches south of Ballina.
Protestors gathered near Casino yesterday to voice their objections to the logging of Myrtle State Forest.
A passenger on a flight from Melbourne to Ballina has been confirmed with COVID-19.
Since Rous County Council put its Future Water Project 2060 on public display two weeks ago, the revival of the concept of a second dam on Rocky Creek, near Dunoon, has sparked debate across the Northern Rivers.
Hazardous weather conditions are forecast for the NSW coastline from today, Monday 13 July, and throughout much of the week.
The Patchs Beach 4WD entrance is now blocked with a bar and has concrete blocks next to it, but continuing bad behaviour from some beach visitors further south has led to a police crackdown on 4WDs from Richmond Police, in conjunction with Richmond Valley Council Rangers.
Community groups that are looking to help support people and communities recovering from the recent swathe of crisis that have confronted Australian’s can now apply for grants through the Northern Rivers Community Foundation.
As local teams prepare for the resumption of competitive sports over the next few weeks an 11-year-old football fanatic has vowed to continue his campaign to stop the closure of the Lismore-based Liverpool Football Academy.
Rous County Council's Future Water Project 2060 proposal has been on public exhibition for a week now. Echonetdaily caught up with Rous CC Chairperson Keith Williams to dig into the detail.
Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate a girl missing from Casino. Jenna Moran, aged 16, was last seen at about 6pm on Saturday 4 July 2020 at her home on West Street in Casino.
How dare this American billionaire destroy so many vital community assets in Australia for the sake of saving a fraction of one per cent of his fortune.
The Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan says that Federal and NSW Governments will join forces to turbocharge a program which will improve local roads in our community and create jobs.
As we slowly inch toward a 'normal' life post-COVID isolation, we are learning to live a life where hygiene and sanitisation are a priority in 2020.