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October 21, 2021

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#BigBadBiomass – protesters reject burning trees for energy

North East Forest Alliance (NEFA) and the NSW Forest Defenders have thrown their support behind the protests against the burning of Biomass to generate electricity across Australia ahead of the Glasgow Climate Change Conference (COP) 26.

Other News

Egotistic rabble

Strident anti-vaxxers claim that COVID-19 vaccination violates their individual sovereignty and freedom. However, there’s not a beep from them...

One million homes to provide affordable housing say The Greens

Local Greens candidate Mandy Nolan is looking to wrest the federal seat of Richmond from Labor to claim the balance of power in the next Federal government. To do it she needs a five per cent swing.

So long Greens

So, where to now for Greens voters disillusioned with local MP Tamara Smith advocating the big pharmaceutical program? One would...

STP problems ignored

The people in Byron Shire need to start asking Byron Shire Council (BSC) and councillors when are they actually...

Mandatory vax

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

Water Night coming tomorrow

Rous County Council is putting residents of the Northern Rivers to the test by challenging households to take up the Water Night Challenge.

North Coast Market Guide

Rainbow Chai Tent - Peace Day at the marketsThe easy place to check what market is on!

Here in The Echo‘s Market Guide you can find all monthly markets and the weekly farmers markets from around the Northern Rivers /  NSW North Coast. To list a market here or request us to update some information please contact us.

Monthly Markets

1st SAT | Brunswick Heads – 0410 785 554
1st SAT | Alstonville – 0429 019 407

1st SUN | Byron Bay – 6685 6807
1st SUN | Lismore Car Boot – 6628 7333

2nd SAT | Flea Market, Bangalow – 0490 335 498
2nd SAT | Woodburn – 0439 489 631

2nd SUN | The Channon – 6688 6433
2nd SUN | Tabulam Hall – 0490 329 159
2nd SUN | Coolangatta

3rd SAT | Mullumbimby – 6684 3370
3rd SAT | Murwillumbah Makers & Finders – 0413 804 024

3rd SUN | Federal – 0403 577 694
3rd SUN | Uki – 0487 329 150
3rd SUN | Lismore Car Boot – 6628 7333
3rd SUN | Ballina – 6687 4328

4th SAT | Flea Market, Byron YAC
4th SAT | Evans Head – 0439 489 631
4th SAT | Wilson Creek – 6684 0299
4th SAT | Kyogle Bazaarkyogletogether.org.au/bazaar

4th SUN | Bangalow – 6687 1911
4th SUN | Nimbin – 0475 135 764
4th SUN | Murwillumbah Showground0422 565 168
4th SUN (in a 5 Sunday month) | Coolangatta

5th SAT | Flea Market, Bangalow – 0490 335 498

5th SUN | Nimbin – 0458 506 000

Farmers/Weekly Markets

Each TUE | New Brighton – 6677 1345
Each TUE | Organic Lismore – 6628 1084

Each WED | 7-11am Murwillumbah – 6684 7834
Each WED | 3-6pm Nimbin – 0475 135 764
Each WED | 4-7pm Newrybar Hall

Each THU | 8-11am Byron Bay – 6687 1137
Each THU | 2.30-6pm Lismore – 0401 190 912

Each FRI | 7-11am Mullumbimby – 6677 1345

Each SAT | 8-11am Bangalow – 6687 1137
Each SAT | Byron Artisan Market 4-9pm – 6685 6807 (summer months only)
Each SAT | 8am-1pm Uki – 6679 5530
Each SAT | 8.30am-12pm Blue Knob Gallery
Each SAT | 8.30am-11am Lismore Markets – 0466 415 172
Each SUN | 7-11am Ballina Commemoration Park – 0493 102 137

Photos by Eve Jeffery

Call to reject Evans Head Iron Gates DA over failure to recognise Indigenous heritage

Evans Head locals call for rejection of Iron Gates DA and recognition of the national significance of the site and its incorporation into the Broadwater National Park.

Chainsaw accident Ewingsdale

A 44-year-old arborist suffered a serious lower leg injury following a chainsaw accident at a Ewingsdale property yesterday.

New COVID cases in Ballina and Clarence Valley

Two new cases of COVID-19 have been reported for Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWHD) in the 24 hours to 8pm 19 October.

Northern Rivers Mud Trail this weekend

Local ceramic artists will be opening their studios across the Byron, Ballina and Tweed Shires over the weekend, as part of the Northern Rivers Mud Trail.