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BB FC women close in on points championship

Ross Kendall The Byron Bay FC premier league women’s team have maintained their dominant position on the ladder after a...

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Editorial – Let’s all acquiesce!

On July 12, it became mandatory for all businesses and workplaces in NSW to use the Service NSW Check-in tool (QR code).

Staged rollout change for large OS DA

Plans by a developer to change the staged rollout for a large Ocean Shores subdivision, and nine dwellings on 11 and 13 Warrambool Rd and 9 Bian Crt, Ocean Shores, are now on exhibition on Council’s website.

Bruns North Arm

Jillian Spring, BillinudgelRegarding your article ‘A positive change to bring back the Bruns’, (Echo, 14 July). Since 2013/14 submissions to Council,...

Knife-wielding criminal on the loose in Byron Bay

A terrifying media release is still on the loose in Byron Bay after escaping from the computers of Council candidates Rhett Holt and Cr Alan Hunter.  'It is a frightful to wake up at three in the morning to a man blood dripping with a backpack full of knives using your shower,' the [sic] release said...

$10k fine for man who flew to Ballina while COVID infected, as govt takes Pfizer vaccine from regions

A young man who left COVID lockdown in Sydney and flew to Ballina while infected with the virus has been fined nearly $10,000 for numerous health order breaches in NSW and Queensland.

There’s a Byron Shire north?

Jenny Mansfield, Ocean Shores I received a calendar via letterbox drop from Alan Hunter ‘Vote 1 for Byron Shire Council’. They...

Stories about "child sexual abuse":

Bangalow man on 210 sex charges against 161 victims

Police will lay 210 additional charges against a man at court today, following an investigation into the origin of thousands of images and videos located on electronic devices seized in Bangalow last year.

Police arrest man on North Coast beach on child sex charges

A man will appear in court again today on charges of allegedly attempting to procure an underage girl for sex after being arrested at a North Coast beach on Friday.

Thus Spake Mungo: Will Malcolm’s apology get backbench support?

Malcolm Turnbull has always regarded John Howard as some sort of political mentor. It was Howard who encouraged and promoted him, and Howard who talked him out of giving up when Tony Abbott beat him by one vote for the party leadership he regard as his birthright.

Child pornography ‘produced in Ballina’

A man will appear in court next month after being charged with the production and possession of child abuse material at a rented storage facility in Ballina.

Lismore to host event for sexual abuse survivors

Life After Sexual Abuse, a Q&A taking place in Lismore next week, is an opportunity to ‘better understand the trauma inflicted by sexual violence and discuss strategies for support and healing,’ according to the event's organisers.

Supporting survivors of childhood sexual abuse

Eyes Wide Open is a seminar aimed at helping the people in a relationship with an adult survivor of childhood sexual abuse.

A loyal friend is what many people need in this sometimes brutal world

The Rafiki Mwema orphanage, in their area of Kenya, are the only home in the area that specifically care for children who have been sexually abused.

Tweed bus driver charged with child grooming       

Police have charged a 48-year-old male bus driver over alleged child grooming offences on the Tweed Coast.

Council prayers are morally repugnant

Andrew Bennett, Tweed Heads. Tweed Shire Council is now asking attendees at the council meetings to remain seated and not stand for the draconian ritual...

Sisters’ horrific years of sex abuse by father

Two sisters who grew up on the northern rivers have been forced to relive a decade and a half of sexual abuse by their father and grooming by their mother in a Sydney court.

Westerly winds challenge Tweed Valley sailors

Matt Andrews The experience of John Haywood and the other crew members of Capers triumphed in the winter westerlies and run out tide that greeted...

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 4 August, 2021

It's time to get out and see our wonderful performers whilst you can.

Interview with Ross Wilson, composer and Daddy Cool frontman

When the likes of Jimmy Barnes, Michael Gudinski and Sir Elton John call out a song as ‘one of the great Australian rock ‘n’ roll songs’, ‘one of the greatest songs of all time’, and ‘one of my favourite tracks’, then you know it was and still is, a hit.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: A Sobering Tale

Like most people I know alcoholism is in my genes. My father was an alcoholic. He drove drunk into another car, killed himself and an innocent man. He was 30. I’m 53.