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Appeal to locate elderly missing woman – Ballina

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate an elderly woman missing on the state's North Coast area.

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Youth stage features at Byron Music Festival

Byron Youth Service says it is proud to be partnering with Byron Music to host the first ever Youth Stage event at the Byron Music Festival, to be held around the CBD and beachfront from June 18 to 20.

Interview with Chris Cheney, lead vocalist of The Living End

The Living End are truly Rock Royalty. Formed in 1994 in Melbourne, it was 1997 when the band blasted through with their double A side single featuring ‘Prisoner of Society’ and ‘Second Solution’ – songs that have become festival anthems around the world. This five times ARIA-winning band are one of the Aussie treasures playing at Bluesfest this October.

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Raphael Lee Cass, Byron Bay I’ve taken umbrage with the expression, ‘fake news,’ – proud of our Echo – but...

Morrison’s craven cave to the QAnon cult – can he squirm out of this one too?

Monday night’s Four Corners program on ABC explained that two Australian lackeys of the American cult called QAnon – Tim Stewart and his son Jesse – are pushing the cult’s terrible excuse for a belief system.

Massive multi-dwelling Paterson Street DA before Planning Panel

The Northern Regional Planning Panel (NRPP), an unelected consent authority that overrides Council decision making, will be considering a...

More bullying stories emerge in Lismore

Since local woman Sally Flannery decided to quit the Lismore City Council race, more stories of harassment and attacks have emerged, affecting councillors and others across the political spectrum.

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Teacher charged over alleged historical sexual assault of student – Ballina

A man has been extradited from Queensland and charged after an alleged historical sexual assault of a student in Ballina.

Home schooling in a DV environment

One of the biggest threats facing children during the COVID-19 pandemic is not the virus itself, but the risks of living in a highly stressed and unstable hom

Mowing down child sexual assault

Australia’s million-dollar 'mowerman', 71-year-old Claude Harvey, was pushing his customised lawnmower through Mullumbimby and Bangalow to raise awareness about child sexual assault.

Man harasses teenage girl for sex in Ballina

A man has been charged after allegedly attempting to procure aa 13-year-old girl for sex in Ballina on Monday (October 31).

Woodburn teacher charged with child sexual assault

A Woodburn teacher has been charged over the alleged sexual assault of a teenage girl between 1995 and 1997 in the northern rivers.

Prisoner star refutes child-sex charges

Australian actress Maggie Kirkpatrick, who played the Freak in the original Prisoner series, will fight historic child sex charges.

Man, 95, charged with child sexual assaults

A 95-year-old man has been charged with 22 counts of child sexual assault dating back to the 1960s, some of which allegedly took place in Lismore.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Climate Change, Coal and the Flushing Toilet

Sometimes I wonder why people seem to have stopped caring about climate change. Is it because it’s too big? Is it because we have a Prime Minister who is in a dirty love triangle with coal and gas? Or is it the convenience of the flushing toilet?

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the Week Begining 23 June, 2021

A dazzling array of talent to be seen live, in and around the Byron Shire

The Sourdough Chick rises to the occasion!

When you talk to Susann Wiedermann, her passion for sourdough is clearly evident. She describes the world of sourdough as like ‘falling down a...

Frida’s Field winter menu

  If you’re thinking of a long lunch on Friday, Saturday or Sunday, out in the country with a beautiful outlook across the fields, then...