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Urine sample test: new way to detect and screen for early stages of Alzheimer’s disease

When it comes to Alzheimer’s disease, an early diagnosis – one made well before signs of irreversible dementia are apparent – is key to providing effective intervention and treatment.

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Fostering local writing talent

Since 2001, the Byron Writers Festival Residential Mentorship has been inspiring writers on the path to publication. This year saw four writers spend a week in Possum Creek being mentored by Walkley Award-winning journalist and author, Sarah Armstrong.

Rip Starters light up twilight cricket

The Rip Starters have played big hitting cricket to go to the top of the Byron Bay twilight cricket...

Bangalow Bread: great bread, in Bangalow

Simon Haslam Yep, the name says it all, Bangalow Bread make bread in Bangalow. But as anyone who’s perused the glutinous...

Unforeseen and unpredicted

I find it very strange that in the New Epoch, 2022, which heralded record-breaking ‘unforeseen, unpredicted floods’, along the...

The unassuming grooves of Bobby Alu

Having just clocked up 50 shows with Xavier Rudd, Bobby Alu is back in town for a solo show...

Ballina water supply

A recent Echo article regarding Rous County Council’s plans to access Alstonville ground water through bores for its Future...

Stories about "Brunswick Heads boat harbour":

Boat fire at Brunswick Boat Harbour contained

At around 4pm yesterday (16 June, 2022) a boat was on fire at the Brunswick Boat Harbour.

Brunswick Heads marina berths to increase

Questions remain unanswered around a press release from Nationals MLC Ben Franklin’s office regarding a $2.8 million upgrade to the Brunswick Heads boat harbour. According...

Development at all costs

Peter Olson, Goonengerry.  I notice someone intends to ruin the scenic beauty of the Brunswick Boat Harbour by filling the entire water area with finger wharves:...

What would Bruns Harbour be without Migaloo 2?

Dean Jefferys, skipper of the marine conservation yacht Migaloo 2, is concerned that an upmarket, privatised marina could spell the end of local yachties and fishers being able to afford to moor in the Brunswick Heads boat harbour.

Mixed views on Brunswick boat harbour plans

The draft Brunswick boat harbour plan has been released and locals continue to express concerns over various elements of the design. The public have until May 1 to provide feedback to the NSW Department of Industry – Lands and Water.

Revised draft Brunswick Heads boat harbour plan on display

A new draft masterplan for the Brunswick Heads boat harbour has been released, which is significantly diminished in size and scale from what was previously presented by the NSW government.

Boat harbour or marina?

David Miller, Brunswick Heads. The Department of Industry has just released its master plan for Brunswick Heads Boat Harbour. Nestled into the project, the second point...

Brunswick Heads locals’ plea to ban asphalt on walkway ignored

An appeal by Brunswick Heads residents to the state government not to asphalt the entire length of a popular walkway on the river breakwall has been ignored.

Brunswick Heads locals to debate ‘shock and awe’ redevelopment

Controversial plans by the state government to redevelop the Brunswick Heads boat harbour, including dredging and a new marina, is set to be hotly debated tonight (Monday) at a public meeting.

Evans Head dredging spoil ‘may be toxic’: Bruns harbour next

Evans Head residents fear spoil from the current dredging of the Evans River being dumped on the local beach may be contaminated with toxic sludge, while locals at Brunswick Heads hold similar concerns as dredging of their picturesque boat harbour is due to start this week.

Gulihl Art exhibition – bringing First Nations artists and their connection to Country to you

Byron’s ‘pop-up’ Firefly Art Gallery is presenting the work of local First Nations artists in the upcoming Gulihl Art exhibition in Marvell Hall.

A gentle day for refugee and asylum seeker families

Promoting community awareness, assistance and support, for asylum seekers and refugees, the Pottsville Refugee Support Group recently hosted refugee and asylum seeker families from Logan at a fun day at the beach.

Brunswick, Belongil and Tallows wait for Emergency Response Beacons

In early November two men were saved from drowning at Dreamtime Beach, Fingal Head when a women activated the Emergency Response Beacon, alerting the Surf Life Saving NSW State Operations Centre that the men were drowning. There are three waiting to be deployed in Byron Shire.

Dogs – stay out 

Byron’s Main Beach and playground is a no-dog area. About ten signs clearly state this and unless someone is indifferent, or dumb, or a...