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Concerns raised over the impact of opening up to tourists

The North Coast has seen a significant rise in vaccination however, spokesperson for the Cross Border Task Force and Tweed Shire Mayor Chris Cherry has told The Echo that there are significant concerns over the impacts as people start arriving from Sydney.

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Should the Northern Rivers be opening up to mines?

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Blue skies for Blueberry Fields

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Ben Smith leaving Ballina Council

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Superior to civilisation as we know it

Indigenous folk of the Australian continent existed in superior fashion to civilisation as we know it   My evidence, your Dishonour?   There were no policemen, no wrongful...

COVID-19 update: 5 new cases in the NNSWLHD

Northern NSW Local Health District, Acting Chief Executive, Lynne Weir, says there were five new cases of COVID-19 reported for the District to 8pm last night, 21 October.

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New ministers lobbied over Bruns parks saga

Brunswick Heads residents have lobbied the new state lands and local-government ministers over the long-running battle to stop encroachment of public foreshore land under planned upgrades of the town’s three crown reserve caravan parks.

Our foreshore public parks in danger of being privatised

Sean O'Meara, Brunswick Heads. At last week' Byron Shire Council meeting, councillors again unanimously objected to the actions of North Coast Holiday Parks (NCHP) and their aggressive attempts to expand their boundaries and claim much of Brunswick Heads public riverside parks, foreshore areas and river access as exclusively theirs.

Brunswick Heads foreshore lands must be returned for public use

Michele Grant, convenor
 Foreshore Protection Group. It’s crunch time for Crown lands: licence agreements for Brunswick Heads caravan parks are up for renewal and Byron Shire Council will be reconsidering holiday park boundaries at Thursday’s meeting.

Brunswick Heads parks managers recalcitrant

Patricia Warren, Brunswick Heads. North Coast Holiday Parks (NCHP) and the then North Coast Accommodation Trust (NCAT) were recalcitrant in preparing Plans of Management (POM) for Massey Greene and The Terrace caravan parks, in wilful and deliberate defiance of Byron Shire Council's (BSC) resolutions on their operational boundaries and conditions of licence.

Some evicted van owners still have a chance

Patricia Warren, Brunswick Heads. Designated storage van sites in caravan parks have traditionally been taken up by those who do not want to live as permanent tenants and be bound by the number of calendar days one has to be in residence. Most often these sites are leased and have dwellings on them which can be used by the owner as holiday accommodation

Long-term van owners evicted from Bruns parks

Thirty-three long-term holidaymakers have received eviction notices from the management of three Brunswick Heads holiday parks: Massey Greene, The Terrace and Ferry Reserve.

Brunswick Heads memorial trees ignored

Patricia Warren, Brunswick Heads. The May newsletter from NSW Holiday Parks Trust (NSWCHPT) gives a glowing account of their relationship with the community of Brunswick Heads, but that's not what's happening with local parks managers and the community.

Brunswick Heads foreshore campaigners offered support

Kim Ostinga, Friends of King Edward Park. Our recent success was founded on the failure of the minister and the Newcastle City Council to fulfill their public law obligations.

Minister urges protection of Brunswick Heads’ WWI memorial pines

In a fortnight, the centenary of Anzac Day will be celebrated across Australia, but Brunswick Heads residents fighting to preserve a stand of historic cypress trees planted in a park in memory of locals who served in World War I are asking ‘will we remember them?’

Government denies public access over profits at Brunswick Heads

Jeff Johnson, Ballina shire councillor and Independent candidate for the seat of Ballina. The proposal by the state-appointed NSW Crown Holiday Parks Trust to deny public access to the foreshore at Brunswick Heads is a disgrace and shows the contempt with which the state government treats the public.

Should the Northern Rivers be opening up to mines?

The question of whether or not mining should be allowed in the Northern Rivers has once again been raised and the issue is being brought to the table in the NSW Parliament.

Paid parking review on the table for Byron Shire Council

Touted as their ‘first detailed policy position ahead of the Council elections’, the Byron Independents have announced their plans to expand pay parking in ‘other towns’ like Brunswick Heads and Mullumbimby.

Community sport warms up as restrictions recede

Amid the uncertainty of COVID-19 and the winding back of public health restrictions, summer sporting codes are doing what they can to get their season underway.

Freedoms and rights

Whilst I agree with most of Adrian Gattenhoff’s assertions in Letters (13 October: Perrotet and Opus Dei) I urge him not to be fooled...