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Gambian: ‘State budget must encourage uptake of electric vehicles’

The Nature Conservation Council has launched a campaign to accelerate the uptake of electric vehicles in NSW, with a video and a petition.

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Celebrating 35 years of The Echo

The Echo Awards, held every five years, was a great success on Wednesday night as it celebrated 35 years of local independent journalism in the Northern Rivers and the community that have supported it throughout those times.

Shark tracker shines spotlight on wildlife deaths

Humane Society International Australia and the Australian Conservation Marine Society are launching a shark culling impact tracker, which counts the mounting toll of marine animals indiscriminately caught and killed in shark culling equipment.

Byron Golf Clubs Crowns New Ladies Foursome

Kerry Lollback and Joan Neate will have their names added to the Byron Bay Ladies Foursomes Champions board after winning the 27-hole championship held at Byron Bay golf Club.

Interview with Toni Scanlon, directer of the play Switzerland

Thriller at the Drill The Drill Hall Theatre Company are about to open the curtain on their latest play,...

Healthy cane juice

We’ve all been there - walking through the Farmer’s Markets, a little parched, because we didn’t plan ahead. How...

Three stabbed, man arrested – Lismore

Three men remain in hospital and a man’s been arrested following a stabbing in Lismore this afternoon.

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Aboriginal musician sets 60 day busking challenge

A Lismore musician is taking to the sidewalks to raise $20,000 for his first studio album, The Gold Album.

Dance video features the protected hills of Bentley

Lismore musician/filmmaker Tom Avery has followed up the recent release of his documentary Ocean Music with a dance video set at Bentley, and a reggae music clip showcasing Lismore’s colourful street art.

Bundjalung doco to showcase music and ocean

A documentary called Ocean Music, featuring Gamilaroi musician/surfer Tom Avery, will premiere in Lismore tomorrow evening. Tom Avery, who is also known as Blakboi, wrote and edited the documentary, and was also the assistant producer and director.

Two WRHS rescue flights from Tabulam in one day

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service (WRHS) say they travelled to Tabulam twice yesterday in separate incidents in the town.

Drug and firearm offences – Tweed Heads

Police say a man has appeared in court after allegedly being found in possession of firearms, drugs and nearly $10,000 cash in Tweed Heads.

Roar

Kate Coxall, BSC Green candidate, Wilsons Creek In response to the silencing tactics of unaware and privileged men in last week’s Echo, I say ‘No’. We, as women,...

Big donation and new poetry competition for BR4R

Local community group Ballina Region for Refugees is having a big month, with a major anonymous donation amongst other news.