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Tweed Council ask State Government to pay for Wardrop Village business case

Tweed Shire Council will write to the State Government to ask them to pay for the Wardrop Community Village business case that is aimed at supplying affordable, local eco-housing.

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Vehicle access to Unicorn Falls to close

President of the recently formed Byron Hikers Club says a ‘controversy is brewing’ around National Parks’ recently announced plans to close vehicle access to Unicorn Falls, located on South Chowan Road behind Upper Main Arm.

Is population growth the real reason for the Dunoon Dam push?

It’s very clear that the State government’s push for population growth is the main driving force behind the proposed revisit of the Dunoon Dam

Are you a mycophile or a mycophobe?

Considering we have such a reputation for clean, green, environmentally responsible farming of nutrient rich food, it’s surprising that...

Nolan’s Soapbox

Duncan Shipley-Smith, Byron Bay The sinister suggestion by Nolan in last week’s Echo conflating anti-vaccination supporters with extreme right-wing ideology (XRW)...

Railway and rail trail working together

Chris Abraham, Mullumbimby Creek The rail service between Casino and Murwillumbah was suspended by the NSW Government without any public...

Dog off-leash parks coming to Tweed

Tweed Shire Council is seeking feedback from the community on off-leash dog parks at Bray Park and Banora Point. ‘The...

Stories about "Breast Cancer":

Mandy Nolan’s Soap Box: Sharing isn’t always caring

Last week lots of my lovely friends on Facebook asked me to share a heart on my wall. Some sort of hold-your-finger-down, share-with-your-gal-pals etc...

Byron’s in the pink in October

Byron Breast Cancer Support Group is set to paint the town pink throughout October. And the Cape Byron Lighthouse will shine pink again towards the end of the month.

Medicare approves 30-minute breast cancer treatment

An innovative radiotherapy technique that has the potential to revolutionise the treatment of early breast cancer will become available and affordable for all eligible women under Medicare from today.

Lighthouse illuminates breast cancer message

Last Friday night the Byron Breast Cancer Support Group and North Coast Events, turned Byron Lighthouse fluorescent pink against the night-sky to remember friends and loved ones affected by breast cancer.

MP backs breast cancer fundraiser

An annual fundraiser for breast-cancer patients on the north coast next Saturday (18 October), which began as a house party for 20 friends seven years ago, is being supported by Richmond MP Justine Elliot.

Chrissy Amphlett Project launched

The late much-loved songstress Chrissy Amphlett of The Divinyls continues to sway Australian music and life a year after her death.

Pink ribbon thanks

Sarah Royall, Cancer Council, NSW Northern Region. I would like to congratulate the people of the northern NSW region on their outstanding contribution towards October’s flagship campaign Pink Ribbon.

Love your sister – find a cure

The Byron Breast Cancer Support Group yesterday shared morning tea with a brightly tutu-ed Samuel Johnson at Cape Café at the Byron Lighthouse.

Breast cancer survivors walk tall

The Byron Breast Cancer Support Group recently celebrated the tenth anniversary of its ‘Byron Breast Cancer Day and Minifield of Women’ event in Apex Park.

Tav Lads get kit off for a good cause tonight

The Ocean Shores Tavern is gearing up for a Girls Night In pink ribbon fundraising event, and the Taverns' lads are getting in on the act.

What are the supplements you take really doing to your health?

Sales of complementary medicines have been driven up by COVID fears, but Immune-boosting claims for them are doing more harm than good.

Is population growth the real reason for the Dunoon Dam push?

It’s very clear that the State government’s push for population growth is the main driving force behind the proposed revisit of the Dunoon Dam

Woman rescued after falling into Emigrant Creek – Ballina

Last night (Wednesday, 4 August) at around 9pm a woman required rescuing after falling into Emigrant Creek.

Mullum rabbit holes

John Millard, Mullumbimby (on the road) How ironic. While the conspiracy-science-deniers of Mullumbimby are refusing to respect the well-founded health protection requirements against COVID, far away...