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Police appeal for help to find missing teenagers

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate the boy and a girl who were last seen in Alstonville on Monday.

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Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Stirring the Tea Pot

A house without tea is not a home.

Business calls for Tweed train tracks to be kept ignored

More than 800 people had signed a petition calling for a new rail trail to be built next to, rather than in place of, the existing disused railway line running through the shire.

Developers push swamp boundaries – will council push back?

It has once again been left to residents to raise serious issues in relation to a development application (DA) that is pushing to overdevelop at 6 Keats Street, Byron Bay at the expense of the environment, in particular the Cumbebin Swamp.

Midnight Oil to help reignite Bluesfest’s fire

Just seven weeks after Byron Bluesfest was cancelled at the eleventh hour owing to a COVID scare, the event has bounced back with a new line-up featuring some of Australia’s most revered musical talent.

Flickerfest tour returns to the Northern Rivers

Celebrating 30 years in 2021 Flickerfest is bringing its National Tour to The Regent Cinema Murwillumbah for one big film packed this weekend

Resilient communities training on offer

‘Resilience’ has become a buzzword in Australia over the past few years, as communities across the country struggle to cope with fire, floods, and a pandemic.

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Avoid non-essential travel, social gatherings: Health Dept

The recent case of COVID-19 detected at Ballina-Byron Airport appears to have involved a young woman wearing a face mask, raising hopes that the virus may not have spread into the community.

COVID case flies into Ballina airport

A passenger on a flight from Melbourne to Ballina has been confirmed with COVID-19.

Labor commits $10m to expand Ballina Byron Gateway Airport

Ballina Shire Council are looking to upgrade the Ballina Byron Gateway Airport and are looking for support for their $10m application of government funding.

Visitors flying into Ballina get special treat

People visiting northern NSW are being treated to a special happy new year performance as they arrive at Ballina airport today.

Byron man arrested with drugs at Ballina Airport

Police arrested and charged a man with drug supply offences at Ballina-Byron Airport on Friday afternoon (June 16).

Mother of two denied bail over airport ice charge

A woman arrested with the drug ice at Ballina Airport on Sunday was already on a good behaviour bond for other offences, Lismore Local Court heard yesterday.

Major drug bust at Ballina Airport

Police say they seized more than quarter of a kilogram of ice from two passengers attempting to depart on a flight from Ballina Airport yesterday. In an unrelated incident, police in Goonellabah made more arrests after smelling cannabis coming from a parked car.

David Wright’s airport privatisation plan

Keith Willliams, Ballina councillor and mayoral candidate Ballina’s mayor for the last four years, David Wright, has a secret agenda to privatise the Ballina-Byron Airport if...

Ballina airport won’t be privatised: mayor

Ballina Shire Council has no plans to sell its fast-growing airport despite concerns that it may be privatised, according to mayor David Wright.

Corruption-riddled

Keith Duncan, Pimlico Thank God this corruption-riddled Berejiklian/Barilaro government does not have a majority in the NSW upper house. Environmentalists in NSW have just breathed...

Man jailed over South Golden Beach dog shooting

A local builder who shot his neighbour’s dog with a bow and arrow in South Golden Beach has been jailed after unsuccessfully appealing his conviction in the District Court.

Greens MP calls for greater workplace safety in government

Mia Armitage Greens Member for Ballina Tamara Smith has joined calls for improved workplace safety in government after accusations against a Byron Shire resident of...

Angsts, hopes and visions

Jo Faith, Newtown I love The Echo and all of the folk that passionately contribute their angsts, hopes and visions. How do The (struggling) Echo...