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Turning eight at the Nudge

Saturday is the day for you to arrive early and stay late! Cunning Stunts’ Nudge Nudge Wink Wink: The Ultimate Party with a Conscience is turning 8!   Eight performances will dazzle on this date, filled with bangers all day long for you to dance and gyrate to fromt their magical birthday line up – we can’t wait!  Guest DJs: Iain Yes, James Scott, Rahel, Lady S, and Miss L, join the awesome resident DJs, Lord Sut and Dale Stephen + live performances by The Hoodlum Ballet, all curated for you to celebrate.

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‘Ceasefire Now’ rally

I am writing to express my concern regarding the recent ‘Ceasefire Now’ rally held at Main Beach, Byron which,...

Will Albo go to an early election?

Will Albo go to an early election? Anthony Albanese has been ‘hoist by his own petard’, meaning he is about to be blown up by the [political] explosives that he planted. 

Cartoon of the week – 22 November 2023

The Echo loves your letters and is proud to provide a community forum on the issues that matter most to our readers and the people of the NSW north coast. So don’t be a passive reader, send us your epistles.

Call to protect State Significant Farmland next to Tweed Valley Hospital as promised

The rezoning of the State Significant Farmland to build the Tweed Valley Hospital on the Cudgen Plateau near Kingscliff split the community and ultimately came with an ‘iron clad’ promise that no more SSF would be rezoned. That promise is about to be pout to the test.

Scratch your bum and give idleness a chance

Mandy Nolan’s recent Soapbox article on the mental health crisis was a ripper. Spot on. She’s right about one of the principal causes: capitalism.

Getting lost in NYE time

Get ‘Lost in Time’ on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day at the Beach Hotel! As the year draws to a close, the Beach Hotel invites you to bid farewell to 2023 in style at the ‘Lost in Time’ New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day events.

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Tweed Council votes for Water Sharing Plan recommendations

The recommendations from a report about the Water Sharing Plan for the Tweed River area were voted on at the Tweed Council meeting last...

Byrrill Creek dam option not scientific: MP

The NSW Greens have called on state water minister Niall Blair to stop Tweed Shire Council pursuing the controversial plan to dam Byrrill Creek.

Byrrill Creek dam option too expensive

Lindy Smith, Tweed Heads. The backdoor push for the Byrrill Creek dam is the ultimate betrayal for our Tweed shire.

Byrrill Creek dam a damn poor idea

Martin Munz, Limpinwood. That councillors Byrne, Longland and Polglase have given notice that at the next Tweed Shire Council meeting they will move that the 20 year moratorium on any dam proposal at Byrrill Creek for a period of 20 years be rescinded is cause for concern.

Ban on Tweed dam set to be lifted

A Tweed councillor who, as mayor in three years ago, led the charge to sink a controversial plan to dam Byrrill Creek in the Tweed Valley, is now pushing to leave the door open to it in a move to reverse the ban on the dam.

Options for another Tweed dam on the table

A controversial longstanding plan to build a second dam in the Tweed Valley to secure the shire’s future water needs will be debated by councillors tonight (Thursday).

Interview with Robyn Davidson, author of the international bestseller Tracks

Byron Writers Festival is thrilled to present Robyn Davidson, author of the international bestseller Tracks, for an intimate conversation with Zacharey Jane about her memoir Unfinished Woman.

Screening: The last two weeks at Longlee

Susie Forsters’ film about palliative care is showing again at the Mullumbimby Drill Hall on Thursday, November 30 at 7pm.

Too much fun in the Playground

Playground is a well-established event that’s held every two months at the scenic Club Burringbar. For the last two years, three long-term local DJs, Pob, Curly Si and Halo have been curating this amazing, rhythmic event.

From the Deep South to the Far North

A Message from Tasmania: ‘If you care about what you eat, be careful what you buy.’ A campaign to protect some of Australia’s most pristine waterways from industrial destruction is being launched nationally at the Brunswick Picture House on Friday evening at a live music and video event.