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Hospital staff want to park for free while they work

It seems that Lismore Base isn’t the only hospital whose workers would like to park their cars for free while they work.

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Transparency needed

Janelle Saffin MP, State Member for Lismore. I read with interest Mia Armitage’s front page article in last week’s Echo...

Community bar – not

Liz Levy, Suffolk Park I couldn’t believe what I was reading in The Echo: a plan to turn an ‘iconic’...

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.

Letting go

Mary McMorrow, Mullumbimby I respect the parents forgiving the drunk driver who killed their four children (one a cousin) as...

TGA obstructs prescription psilocybin, MDMA

Imagine that some crazy professors convince a bunch of participants at a five-day mindfulness retreat to agree to take part in an experiment where half of them are given magic mushrooms, and half of them a placebo.

Blue-green algae amber alert still active at Uki

Last Thursday Tweed Shire Council issued an amber alert for blue-green algae in the Tweed River at Uki, with Clarrie Hall Dam remaining on a green alert. This morning they say the alerts are still active.

Stories about "Bluesfest 2019":

Bluesfest thrills performers and punters

The festival has got off to an exciting start – Stay tuned for photos that will be uploaded throughout the Bluesfest weekend.

Bluesfest busking show-down

Last night was the Bluesfest busking finals showdown at The Beach Hotel and was quite something to see.

Blues brotherhood sticks together through thick and thin

If local band Brotherhood of the Blues needs any emotional inspiration when they step onto the stage at Bluesfest next month, they need only reflect on the ups and downs of the past two years.

Bluesfest in court over paid parking

Byron Bay’s Bluesfest has been taken to court by a frustrated ticket holder over its controversial decision to introduce parking fees at this year’s festival.

Look who’s on Bluesfest’s latest line-up announcement

Aussie icon Tash Sultana will return to Bluesfest to help celebrate its 30th Anniversary over Easter. And she'll be in good company, with three other great acts announced today.

Iggy Pop to play Byron BluesFest

Byron Bay blues will be at their best in 2019 with Iggy Pop, Norah Jones and Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats being just some of the great acts that will grace the stage for the BluesFestival.

Bluesfest turns 30 and it is time to celebrate

It’s official Bluesfest has turned 30 and to celebrate that have just announced their first set of artists that will be taking to the stage during their Easter 2019 (April 18 – 22) anniversary festival.

International Women’s Day kerfuffle at Ballina

One councillor walked out of Ballina Council's recent meeting during an emotional discussion about speakers at an upcoming IWD event.

Croquet club gets new turf as it prepares to host NSW championship

The Byron Bay Croquet Club is ready for another big year that includes new turf, hosting a state championship and building on last year’s membership growth.

Ahoy m’hearties young and old in Bangalow

‘Ahoy m’hearties’ was the catchcry at Bangalow Parklands on Saturday afternoon during the Connecting Generations Pirate Party.

Blue-green algae amber alert still active at Uki

Last Thursday Tweed Shire Council issued an amber alert for blue-green algae in the Tweed River at Uki, with Clarrie Hall Dam remaining on a green alert. This morning they say the alerts are still active.