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Festival/Council relations strained, motion passes

The operations manager of the Byron Music Festival says her attempts to run the event this year were cruelled by Byron Council staff, who allegedly provided organisers with false information and spoke to them like they were ‘idiots’.

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Suspected Tweed Heads meth lab dismantled

Specialist police units along with NSW Fire and Rescue have been dismantling an alleged meth lab in Tweed Heads this morning, police said.

Park trouble for BARCO

A group of dog owners who met at the common shed at the Brunswick Heads Sports Fields last Sunday say they were confronted by three men with a dog who were camping at the location.

Palestine’s ‘terra nullius’ and children’s body armour

Firstly, the Zionist regime of Israel is an apartheid regime. It is based on the dispossession, expropriation, expulsion and...

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Mangrove forests are massive carbon sinks, capable of storing over 1,000 tonnes of carbon per hectare.

Lismore’s latest flood fighting asset arrives

The NSW State Emergency Service’s first custom-built High Clearance Vehicle, known as a Unimog, has arrived at its new permanent home of Lismore.

Labor mulls over the future of persecuted whistleblower and his lawyer, Collaery

While jailed Australian citizen and journalist, Julian Assange, waits for the new Labor government to act on his behalf with US extradition orders from the UK, another whistleblower and his lawyer face court behind closed doors on Australian soil.

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Tackling cancer one shave at a time

Often a 'good' cause doesn’t have meaning for you until it touches your life – but Northern Rivers woman Felicity Guinea had already started her campaign to help fight cancer when news of a family member’s illness came to light.

Save our kids

Chibo Mertineit, Lillian Rock How hot has the last week been – or better, felt? And it was only in the low thirties. How will...

Astroboy survives the Shitbox

Three years ago, Sydney couple Jane and Derry Thomas, inspired by the prospect of a ‘fantastic opportunity’ to raise money for cancer research, signed up to take part in a Shitbox Rally

Dusty drivers raise more than a million for cancer research

‘Two cars have been pronounced dead and I believe one got left at the pub’, said Mystery Box Rally commentator Katherine Ferris Monday morning. Fundraisers had a target of a million dollars this year and by Monday morning had already raised nearly five thousand dollars extra for cancer research.

Mullum’s Biggest Morning Tea

In Mullumbimby Jo Devine is selling cakes, tea and raffle tickets outside Mitre 10 to once again raise money for the Cancer Council as part of Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea.

Pocket Rocket team raising money for cancer

A Burringbar duo are heading to the outback to raise money for cancer research on behalf of the Cancer Council of NSW.

Stars of Byron raise $15k for cancer

The Stars of Byron Shire Dance For Cancer showcased a range of performers earlier this month, including deputy mayor Basil Cameron and Bay FM’s Danny Salfield.

Taking on cancer one move at a time

Byron Shire is once again showing off its talented dancers as Danny Salfield of Bay FM takes to the floor to raise money for cancer as part of the Cancer Council NSW Stars of Byron Shire Dance for Cancer.

Echo drudge finds time for dancing

Echonetdaily sales rep Michelle Hall has a not-so secret passion: she’s a mad-keen rock ‘n’ roll dancer and she is already practising her moves for September's Stars of Byron Shire – Dance for Cancer event.

Cancer Council thanks volunteers

Cancer Council NSW would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to our volunteers in the far north coast and northern rivers areas for their support as we mark our 60th birthday on the May 13 this year.

Govt considers underwriting small energy retailers after Enova’s collapse

In the wake of the collapse of local green energy retailer, Enova, the NSW government say they are considering underwriting small energy retailers who face unfair market competition from large retailers who also generate electricity.

Byron Council report card

Did you know it’s been six months since councillors were elected? They have another two years to go, and while a usual term is a gruelling four years, this time, it’s shorter, owing to a disrupting bat virus.

Main Arm Upper school are excited to be going ‘back to school’

It has been hard for many young people as they have managed the impacts of COVID over the last few years but for students at Main Arm Upper Public School the flood has meant they've been out of their school for almost half a year.

Lismore Lantern Parade – Vale John Lush

Once again the community of Lismore came together to celebrate with the Lantern Parade on June 25.