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Six slips sites, $5m and 42 weeks sees Bilambil – Urliup Road open

The 2022 floods saw the Tweed hinterland connection road between Bilambil and Urliup severely damaged with six slip sites....

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Editorial – Bloatcorp under review

Those familiar with the NSW Reconstruction Authority, the agency tasked with flood recovery for the north coast (and disaster recovery for NSW), may be heartened to know that a review is underway of the Act that governs the government-run corporation.

Assange rocks

Julian Rocks that we see in the Byron Shire is just the tip of a much larger mass of...

Ready for the meta-crisis?

The attempted assassination of Donald Trump has caused shock waves, but it’s sadly not surprising this would happen, with so much hate and vitriol being expressed in the US presidential race.

Tweed boating trip turns fatal

A boating venture on the Tweed River ended in tragedy on Saturday when the vessel capsized and a passenger died.

Why the backlash towards David Heilpern?

I am visiting friends in Byron this week and looking at the letters section in The Echo I was...

Get their houses in order

Well David Heilpern may be discombobulated (Echo, July 3), but his use of the word Zionist as a derogatory...

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Stay safe in the water this summer

From Point Danger, to Brunswick, Cape Byron, Ballina, Evans Head, Iluka Yamba and Wooli there have been 325 search and rescue missions by Marine Rescue NSW units in the Northern Rivers, safely returning 673 people to shore.

Brunswick Surf Lifesaving Club needs you!

We can always hope that history doesn’t repeat itself, but it often does, and if last summer is anything to go by, we are going to need all the lifesavers we can get on the beaches this year.

Bruns rescue crew equipped with new Zodiac

Marine Rescue Brunswick has become the first service in NSW to receive a new type of inflatable boat designed to undertake flood rescues in difficult conditions.

Evacuation orders issued for parts of the Byron Shire

Residents in Ocean Shores, New Brighton, Brunswick Heads, South Golden Beach and Billinudgel were ordered to evacuate or find higher ground this morning.

Marine Rescue training centre opens in Bruns

A new Marine Rescue Brunswick training and meeting centre opened last week, located beside the town’s boat harbour.

Brunswick caravan park contention

Patricia Warren, Brunswick Heads And then there was silence. No one spoke against the motion led by councillors Sarah Nydiaye and Paul Spooner to exclude all...

Mullum High students get the groove on for charity

Out in force collecting for their annual charity year 12 students from Mullumbimby High School have hit the streets with flare this morning now that classes are at an end.

The Walking Dead

Traditionally the second scariest time of year after tax time, Halloween brought out the decaying worst in expeople. Again, Brunswick Heads Public School put on...

Bruns-Byron Netball state champs

Brunswick–Byron Netball Association has been crowned State Champions at the 2015 Netball NSW State Age Championships, which was contested across four venues in Sydney last weekend.

Club accreditation for Mullum Bruns FC

The Mullumbimby Brunswick Valley Football Club has become the sixth Football Far North Coast club to achieve National Club Accreditation.

Developer may destroy up to 1.5 million indigenous artefacts in Lismore

Land and Environment Court accepts Uncle Mickey Ryan as party to the case after Lismore Council fails to defend Aboriginal cultural heritage of North Lismore Plateau.

Tyagarah – changed overnight traffic conditions

From Monday, July 22 there will be changed traffic conditions on Tyagarah Creek Bridge on the Pacific Highway at Tyagarah to carry out essential maintenance.

45 search and rescue missions in June on Northern Rivers

Marine Rescue NSW saw a drop in search and rescue missions this June compared to last year, however, it was still their second-busiest June ever.

Veterans honoured for their service

On July 11, the Byron Bay RSL sub-branch held an inaugural memorial service to officially recognise the veterans who served in Iraq, Afghanistan, Arabian Gulf, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates.