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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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Byron Farmers Market 

Return to Butler St Reserve hits a snag Byron Farmers Market moved from its home at Butler Street Reserve to...

Power outage in Byron Shire

Power supply company Essential Energy says that approximately 1,780 homes and businesses were without supply this morning.

Warm vibe on a cool night

S. Haslam Wandana is a small local brewery set up in an ex-warehouse in the industrial estate of Mullumbimby, with...

Trainspotters

Jillian Spring, Billinudgel In the article –  At a gathering of trainspotters, 21/4/21 by David Lisle, re Tweed Council Rail...

Protesters or ‘protectors’?

Jan Barham, Broken Head Mr Saul’s comments last week regarding his Linnaeus ecotourism development included reference to ‘protesters’, but a...

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.

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New cops for the Northern Rivers

The Tweed/Byron police district has four newly graduated officers while Richmond Police District Superintendent Toby Lindsay has welcomed eight recruits further south, including one woman, for the team covering Lismore, Nimbin, Ballina and surrounds.

Man found dead on Richmond River bank at Ballina

Echonetdaily understands a man whose body was found on the banks of the Richmond River at Ballina on Saturday night was one of two men who had earlier fallen into the river.

Ballina police face assault, perjury trial

A group of policemen are accused of fabricating a story that a man, who was allegedly assaulted in the Ballina police station, punched a senior constable.

Man charged with sexual assault at Ballina beach

A man has been charged after allegedly sexually assaulting a woman on a Ballina beach yesterday.

Man charged over fake banknotes at Evans Head

A 72-year-old man will face court next month after he was allegedly found in possession of counterfeit currency at Evans Head.

Police appeal for teenage girl missing near Ballina

Police hold serious concerns for the welfare of a teenage girl who went missing from her home in Alstonville, near Ballina yesterday morning.

Police investigated after missing Ballina man found dead

For the second time this year Ballina police are being investigated after they failed to find a person who was reported missing and was subsequently discovered dead.

Police to be investigated over Ballina man’s death

A critical incident investigation has been established after police apparently failed to find a man reported to be lying on the ground at a property in Tamar Street, Ballina, on Tuesday, only to return hours later to find the man dead.

Police investigate after body found in Ballina

Police have established a crime scene after the body of a man was found in the rear yard of a block of units in Winton Lane, Ballina, this morning.

Ballina cops to face trial over bashing

Four police officers will stand trial next year accused of bashing an Aboriginal man at Ballina. A total of 25 charges were laid against six officers after an incident involving Corey Barker at the Ballina police station in January 2011.

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...