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Drones not detonation

The extraordinary popularity of the Vivid light shows in Sydney has exploded this year, but quietly, thanks to the...

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Greens Councillor Dr Nola Firth is running for council again

Dr Nola Firth has announced that she is again running for Tweed Shire Council in the upcoming 14 September...

Youth Activities Centre holds Friend Raiser, June 20Youth Activities Centre holds Friend Raiser, June 20

Live music, a flea market, food, an art sale and a non-alcoholic bar will all be part of a free event, to be held at Byron’s Youth Activities Centre (YAC), on Thursday, June 20, from 4pm to 8pm.

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Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: PFAS-ed Off

Whenever a cloudy day hits Mullumbimby we all know it’s only a matter of time before someone’s on a community Facebook group warning people about chemtrails. I’ve sat in a Meet the Candidates and heard an audience member ask an MP what they are going to do about chemtrails and watched them squirm.

Bruns garden for community under threat

Bruns local Toni Storer thought one way to help her neighbours and other locals to survive the economic downturn was to stop mowing and weeding the Council strip at the front of her house and to pop in a veggie garden.

Labor announces its councillor ticket for Byron Shire

Labor councillor, Asren Pugh, and South Golden Beach local, Janet Swain will head the Byron Shire Labor team to contest the Byron Shire Council elections on September 14.

Stories about "Brazil":

Struggles for Indigenous rights: A tale of two nations

In distant corners of the world, two nations grapple with the past and present, confronting the weight of history and the promise of change.

Byron Brazilians rally for the Amazon

Byron Brazilians have rallied 'to protect and to fight for nature, to fight for the indigenous, to fight for what is right'.

Greed, corruption and spiritual romanticism meet in the Amazon

Echo reader Cristiano Araujo journeyed to the Amazon and met the ‘People of Truth’, the Huni Kuin.

Syntropic farming mimics the forest and regenerates the soil

Mimicking the forest has provided degraded farms in Brazil a new lease on life. Syntropic farming is now making its way to our region as farmers look at new ways to approach sustainable farming.

Byron’s own ‘Crocodile’ is in the MMA house

A lot has happened in the one short year since Extreme MMA Byron Bay brought out a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts fighter and coach from Brazil.

Kerr runner-up in El Salvador

Gold Coast surfer Josh Kerr, top seed at the Reef Pro El Salvador and current ASP World No 9, was one to watch in...

Another lay day for Rio Pro

Organisers of the Billabong Pro Rio are running out of time. Yesterday, continued small surf in the one-to-two-foot (0.5 metre) range saw the fifth...

Billabong Pro in Rio

Round 1 of the Billabong Pro Rio at Barra da Tijuca, Rio De Janeiro in Brazil, has been played out and ASP World Champion...

Cars and other items stolen from Brunswick Heads

Local police are warning residents in the Byron Shire to be diligent in maintaining their home security after personal items and vehicles were stolen from Brunswick Heads yesterday.

Yes, peace is the solution

Both Duncan Shipley-Smith and John Scrivener yet again display the same responses that I talk about over, and over and over again. They do...

Teething problem

I think it’s really stupid and potentially dangerous that the concept of an absorption period of charging a lead acid battery has been transferred...

Rising Tide activists head to Justine Elliot’s office with kayaks

Today saw just over 40 people kayak from John Follent Park in Tweed Heads to Faux Park in South Tweed, before walking close to a one km with their kayaks to the Labor Member for Richmond's Office to demand an end to new fossil fuel projects.