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Ballina takes lead with anti-DV rally

More than five hundred people have rallied on the Northern Rivers along with thousands across the country calling for an end to domestic and family violence.

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The purpose of increasing interest rates as a ‘blunt instrument’ to lower inflation, is simply to take disposable income...

Food a ‘basic human right’ – roundtable explores our sustainable food future

The intersection of housing, interest rate rises and food and how food security can be achieved for the Northern Rivers was under discussion yesterday in Ballina at a roundtable that sought to understand the future of sustainable food systems in the region. 

Mandy Nolans Soapbox: Climate is About People

What scares you more? The impact of warming by 1.5 degrees that results in drought, famine, heat stress, species die-off, loss of entire ecosystems and habitable land and 100 million people being thrown into poverty? Or a hundred or so activists in a kayak?

New wave of antisocial behaviour hits SGB

Drug use, fights, vandalism, destruction of property, and violent intimidation of locals sitting in their homes.

New local whisky aged in viognier casks

The third whisky released by local distillers Brookies, Viognier Cask has a deep hue and is said to have...

Celebrate a native food Christmas with Mindy Woods & Santos Organics

A time for culture and connection at the table – Santos Organics are excited to announce that Mindy Woods...

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Bush poetry returns to Bangalow Show

Get ready for a poetic showdown at this year’s Bangalow Show as the popular bush poetry event returns, promising an entertaining showcase of literary...

Heritage House hopes to stand on its own stumps

The Bangalow Historical Society says it can successfully operate the Bangalow Heritage House on its own without the significant level of intervention proposed by Byron Council.

Feros hose down Brad’s claims at Bangalow facility 

A resident of Feros Care Residential Village Bangalow says that his time at the facility has become worse than it already was, since residents of Feros in Byron have been relocated there.

Urban increase blueprint unveiled for Byron Shire

meeting that, if eventually adopted, could see upscaled urban development across the Shire via ‘infill, new release, existing zoned vacant land and living differently’.

Bangalow field upgrade before Council

The major upgrade of the Bangalow sports fields is set to take a significant step forward this week, with the final plans for the site to come before Byron Shire Council for adoption.

Large Bangalow DA, the Lumber Yard, withdrawn

A large DA for a mixed-use precinct, located at 6-10 Station Street in Bangalow, has been withdrawn by development firm, CADRE. It has been named the Lumber Yard.

Have your say on massive development plans for Saddle Road and Bangalow 

Public submissions close Friday July 14 for vague ‘fast tracked’ plans by the Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporation to upscale the populations of both Bangalow and Saddle Road.

Writers Fest offers discounted locals pass

Discounted locals passes are on sale from today for the Byron Writers Festival and is for entry to the festival on Sunday 13 August.

Closed door deals on fast-tracked land rezonings

Up to 1,300 new dwellings could be accommodated in Byron Shire under vague draft fast-track development plans released by the NSW government-run Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporation (NRRC) last week. 

Large Bangalow DA extended, concerns raised over bulk and scale

Bangalow Community Association member, Sue Taylor, told The Echo that if the DA is approved it would ‘result in a massive impact on the town’.

Council looks to repair Mullum’s old Scout Hall

The Byron Shire Council is looking to retain a community asset, Mullumbimby's old Scout Hall, after being flood-damaged and in need of repairs.

3G networks phased out next week

The peak lobby group representing Australia's telecommunication industry announced last week it will phase out 3G networks in the region on 15 December.

Overseas nurses move to Northern Rivers to fill healthcare shortage

Sixty registered nurses from the United Kingdom (UK) and Ireland are to join the Northern New South Wales Local Health District (NNSWLHD) before the start of next year’s clinical year. 

Labor’s hypocrisy on climate undimmed

Last week the Minister for Climate Change and Energy, Chris Bowen, delivered the Albanese Government's second annual Climate Change Statement, claiming major progress in emissions reduction while the numbers continue to scream that the opposite is true.