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Missing teen located safe and well near Tweed Heads

A teen missing in the state’s North has been located safe and well.

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‘The Great Reset’

Gary Opit, Wooyung I appreciated the letter by Lucas Wright (17 February) on the Great Reset conspiracy fantasy. With our...

Shores United win local derby in season opener

Shores United FC began their season in the Anzac Cup B football competition with a 3-1 win over local rivals the Mullumbimby Brunswick Valley FC last Sunday.

Praying for Vanuatu in Ballina

The World Day of Prayer is a gigantic ecumenical event staged on the first Friday of March.

Storylines: Uluru Statement from the Heart

The 'Uluru Statement from the Heart' seeks constitutional reform to empower Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to have a say and be involved over matters that impact their lives.

FB censorship

Dean Jefferys, Mullumbimby I feel concerned about the level of censorship on FB, Instagram, YouTube, MSM, local online groups and elsewhere...

Magic mushrooms

David Gilet, Byron Bay As noted in David Heilpern’s article (24 February), with drugs, whether medicinal or recreational, dosage is a...

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Closed bypass

Kevin Hunt, Byron Bay I do not understand why The Echo has not tried to drill down to why the Council has not opened the...

Bypass delayed – blame COVID and protesters

Council says that the Byron Bay bypass project, despite substantial challenges, is progressing well towards completion and will be opened for traffic by the end of February 2021.

Riot squad in Byron Bay

With three black riot squad vans in Byron Bay on this morning, there was speculation that they were there to enforce shutdowns of venues and beaches.

Stage 2 of Byron bypass begins

As work began on stage two of the Byron bypass this morning, several NSW police staff were on hand to make the things proceeded...

Former mayor critical of access to Council information

Senior Council staff are defending their handling of a request for information relating to the Byron bypass project, after being accused of making up the process as they go.

Council takes another look at habitat destruction for bypass

Byron Shire Council has confirmed it will now refer itself to the Commonwealth Department of Environment and Energy (DoEE) over the presence of the critically endangered Mitchell’s rainforest snail and the potential destruction of its primary habitat to build the Byron bypass.

Council fail on bypass

While the Byron bypass protestors have been evicted from the site following two arrests last Thursday and the construction continues to move ahead there are still local residents who believe Council is failing the community.

Byron bypass work begins on Monday

Byron Council say that Works to set up and prepare for the construction of the Byron Bay Bypass will begin at Butler Street next week.

Suffolk Park residents pressure councillors over pump track

Councillors, Michael Lyon and Jeanette Martin, met Suffolk Park residents on Saturday to hear concerns around the proposed pump bike track, which is slated for the Linda Vidler park.

Editorial – #ChooseToChallenge the patriarchy

It is easy to think we have almost achieved equality for men and women in a country like Australia – just as long as you don’t think too hard about it.

Byron Wildlife Hospital’s DA up for public comment

A development application for the mobile Byron Bay Wildlife Hospital is now before the public.

Tweed Council staff’s delegated powers debated

The question of what staff and councillors get to decide in relation to development applications was raised by Tweed Councillor Ron Cooper at the last Tweed Shire Council meeting.