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‘Hollywood’ drug squads over the top

I guess we have to thank Hollywood for the enduring myth that a black-clad squad of elite 'blokes', preferably with cool helicopters, from the capital are needed to crack down on really serious crime in hick parts of the country like Mullumbimby.

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Saltwater mob style

Story & photo Melissa Butters If you’ve ever tasted the wild fish rillettes from The Bay SmokeHouse you know what’s...

Lismore urges REX to reconsider service cancellation

The regional airline Regional Express (REX) announced yesterday that five services, including its Lismore service, would cease once government support through the RANS program is discontinued at the end of March.

Research takes the vegan option to a new level

A project by Flinders University will see their Centre for Marine Bioproducts Development fishing for new vegan ideas.

Super swim challenge accepted

A group of mates from Brunswick Heads, Byron Bay and Lennox Head, recently formed a swim team known as the Anti Budgie Boardriders for the purpose of taking part in the Starlight Foundations Super Swim Challenge.  

Letting the love light SHINE in Lismore

A discovery focused light festival in August hopes to attract locals and visitors to Lismore.

Gold Coast of Byron

Matt Hartley, Byron Bay I think it’s all about canals, West Byron, and a pile of money. Since The Echo...

Stories about "Belongil beach":

Dog kills wallaby joey

Judith Addison, Byron Bay A swamp wallaby was chased from the beach into the ocean by a cattle dog on Belongil beach last Wednesday. The wallaby...

Police showing zero tolerance for naturists

D Conomy, Byron Naturists.  In response to your report $1,000 for a skinny dip, I am really concerned that genuine naturists have been caught up...

Horse manure polluting beaches

D James, Myocum. As a regular walker along Tyagarah and Belongil beaches, I certainly enjoy this beautiful, unspoilt and uncrowded stretch of coastline. I am,...

How to deal with nude-beach harassment

Raphael Lee Cass, Byron Bay. Paul Spooner takes the easy way out, proposing to cancel the clothing-optional beach near Grays Lane. But effort is needed to...

Maintain Byron’s clothing optional beach

Stuart Whelan, Publisher/Editor, TAN Magazine.  I read with some concern Councillor Paul Spooner’s comments in The Echo that he plans to move a motion calling...

Nudity is not perversity

DeeJay, Myocum.  It is laudable that a certain councillor considers provision of a safe environment for all our residents to be a prime concern of...

Byron council removes beach shower on Crown land

Michael Balson, Upper Wilson’s Creek.  Last Friday I was about to wash the sand off my dog at that fabulous shower in the reserve opposite the...

Man charged with Belongil Beach sex assault

A man has been arrested at Coffs Harbour and charged over the alleged sexual assault of a woman at Belongil Beach on June 5.

Woman sexually assaulted on Belongil Beach

Police are investigating after reports a woman was sexually assaulted on Belongil Beach, Tyagarah, on Monday (June 5). Around 5pm, a 31-year-old woman disclosed that she had been sexually assaulted by an unknown male on the beach.

Man with knife assaults cops at Belongil beach

Police were called to Belongil beach at about 5.45pm on Friday following reports of a fight on the beach, with one of the men armed with a knife. Meanwhile at Duranbah, a fight broke out between two groups of surfers after one man 'dropped in' on another's wave.

Local fisherfolk caught in the parking fine net

FIsherfolk have been caught in the net of parking fines designed to stop travellers parking up for the night on the Tweed Coast Road and they are seeking help to access their beaches at night without fines.

Family Court scrapped

Despite overwhelming opposition from Australia’s family law specialists and advocates, the federal Liberal-Nationals government and cross benchers scrapped the Family Law Court and subsumed it into the circuit courts last week.

Cavanbah centre gets a taste of 3×3 basketball

The Byron Beez basketball team in collaboration with the U League hosted a 3x3 tournament at the Cavanbah centre at the end of January that attracted 30 teams.

Northern Rivers policeman accused of youth assault acquitted

Magistrate Michael Dakin has ordered a common assault charge against a former Byron-based policeman be dropped after an altercation involving a naked youth in Byron Bay three years ago.