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BB FC women close in on points championship

Ross Kendall The Byron Bay FC premier league women’s team have maintained their dominant position on the ladder after a...

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Dog off-leash parks coming to Tweed

Tweed Shire Council is seeking feedback from the community on off-leash dog parks at Bray Park and Banora Point. ‘The...

Shooting in Nimbin

There is a police operation currently underway in Nimbin following a shooting earlier today.

Adam Liaw at Sample festival: 4 September

Northern NSW’s premier food event, Sample Food Festival is returning to the Bangalow Showground on Saturday 4 September 2021,...

Westerly winds challenge Tweed Valley sailors

Matt Andrews The experience of John Haywood and the other crew members of Capers triumphed in the winter westerlies and...

Unnecessary divisions

Louise Andrews, Lennox Head Dear Mandy, an excellent article in The Echo (Soapbox, 21 July). It saddens me too to witness...

There’s a Byron Shire north?

Jenny Mansfield, Ocean Shores I received a calendar via letterbox drop from Alan Hunter ‘Vote 1 for Byron Shire Council’. They...

Stories about "ABC budget":

Outbreak of entitlement confuses ABC critics

What Christopher Pyne and the Nationals have in common is an apparent belief in the concept of an efficient national broadcaster. Of course, there is no such thing: you can either make content in every part of the country, or you can be efficient.

Spiteful Scott abandons country listeners

John Dobinson, Balwyn North, Victoria. ABC managing director Mark Scott protects the inner-suburban friends of the ABC and once again regional Australia is abandoned like an old TV left on the roadside by a city person with no respect for the country, by targeting regional areas of the ABC for cuts.

Friends of ABC protest against cuts

Bearing signs carrying slogans including ‘Hands off our aunty’ and ‘Save our local ABC’ dozens of supporters gathered outside the national broadcaster’s Lismore radio studio this morning.

Pyne: an ABC of supreme hypocrisy

Alan Rich, Lennox Head. Minister Christopher Pyne, Adelaide’s own contribution to National-Nastiness, can now add Hyper-Hypocrisy to his list.

Westerly winds challenge Tweed Valley sailors

Matt Andrews The experience of John Haywood and the other crew members of Capers triumphed in the winter westerlies and run out tide that greeted...

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 4 August, 2021

It's time to get out and see our wonderful performers whilst you can.

Interview with Ross Wilson, composer and Daddy Cool frontman

When the likes of Jimmy Barnes, Michael Gudinski and Sir Elton John call out a song as ‘one of the great Australian rock ‘n’ roll songs’, ‘one of the greatest songs of all time’, and ‘one of my favourite tracks’, then you know it was and still is, a hit.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: A Sobering Tale

Like most people I know alcoholism is in my genes. My father was an alcoholic. He drove drunk into another car, killed himself and an innocent man. He was 30. I’m 53.