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Byron Shire
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Growing number of dogs

Thanks to Alison Drover for her informative article in last week’s Echo regarding the growing number of dogs in...

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A better way

The Rail Trail ad in the last Echo concludes with ‘We can’t think of a better way to experience...

Which values are important?

Public opinion sure is divided about the Dunoon Dam (the DuD). Clearly it does not have sufficient social licence...

Experience counts

I have been advised by someone in the know that it is not wise to cast your vote for...

Coal shame for Queensland and Australian

Local Whitsundays resident Paul Jukes took action this morning against the continued development of the Adani Carmichael Coal Mine.

CWA has ready for the Christmas (w)rap

The Country Women’s Association (CWA) has been supporting women, children and their communities in NSW for almost a century...

Storylines – An escape from reality

I am a teacher. I teach at University Canberra, on Ngunnawal country, in ACT. This university went into ‘Lockdown’ about...

Stories about "Ballina Cup":

Full field for the 2016 Ballina Cup

Regional horses make up half of the 220 racers nominated  to run the turf at the Ballina Cup this Thursday. The record interest in the...

Push to downgrade Ballina Cup public holiday fails

The Ballina Cup looks set to be another quarter day public holiday next year despite a push to downgrade the event to a ‘local event day’.

Responsible dog owner

I read with interest Alison Drover’s article on dog management and the follow up letters last week, and I couldn’t agree more. I am indifferent...

Dogs need control

I agree with Alison Drover’s recent article and her final line ‘wildlife needs more love, and our dog owners need a tighter lead’. But the...

COVID update December 3: One new case and advice for international travellers

One new case of COVID-19 was reported for Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWLHD) in the 24 hours to 8pm 2 December. Northern NSW Local...

Last mayoral candidates Q and A: are you a landlord?

Here at The Echo we have seen and heard the word ‘housing’ come up time and again throughout the local government election campaign period, whether it’s from candidates or other voters.