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Byron beach erosion

Ann Tiernan, Suffolk Park I strongly disagree with Council’s position stated in last week’s Echo that ‘The sand (at Clarkes Beach)...

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COVID traveller at Ballina Airport and North Coast sewage test results

A public health alert has been issued after a positive COVID-19 case travelled on the Virgin Australia flight VA1139 from Sydney, arriving in Ballina on 14 July at 11.45am.

The Block mute over its plans for Byron TV show

Plans by reality television TV show, The Block (Nine), to base an upcoming series on  Sunrise Boulevard in Sunrise, Byron Bay, has upset an elderly neighbour.

Storylines: Growing hope

Hope is a fragile thing in 2021. With the current pandemic and the uncertainty in so many aspects of life, our hope is being shadowed by fear. It is profoundly affecting our humanity.

Byron businesses buckle down

The Greater Sydney lockdown has had a direct impact on local businesses who have seen a dramatic fall in customer numbers, particularly in Byron Bay.

A day of ‘thank you’

Alison Drover, Broken Head How about a day of ‘thank you’ to our health workers and ‘sorry’ from our prime minister...

Shooting in Nimbin

There is a police operation currently underway in Nimbin following a shooting earlier today.

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Cocaine bust in Byron Shire, 7 men arrested

Police say two separate investigations into the ongoing supply of cocaine in the Byron Bay area have led to charges against seven men.

Police find cocaine and MDMA in cross border op

Police seven people have been arrested following a six-month investigation into the supply of MDMA and cocaine on the NSW Far North Coast and south-east Queensland.

Drug bust at Tugun border check point

Police say two men have been charged after officers located eight kilos of cocaine during a vehicle intercept at the border checkpoint in Tugun last Friday.

Man appears in Tweed Heads court on cocaine supply charges

A man appeared in Tweed Heads local court yesterday on charges of commercial drug supply involving half a kilo of cocaine.

Annual haul of illicit drugs over 30 tonne

Every day the media reports stories of drug seizures, busts and border control incidents, and the figures often seem huge, but overall the numbers are even more immense.

Cocaine vying with cannabis as the drug of choice in Byron

Convictions for cocaine possession in the Byron Shire reached a 22-year high last financial year, in what some see as a reflection of the region’s changing drug habits.

More than $10,000 cash, drugs seized by police

Drugs and cash worth over $10,000 seized by Richmond Local Area Command in two separate incidents yesterday. Cocaine, MDMA and cannabis as well as unidentified powder and crystal were part of the haul.

Sixth Tweed rugby league player charged over Cairns trip

Another Tweed footballer has been charged over a notorious end-of-season trip to Cairns, this time for possession of cocaine.

Police bust drug lab in Lismore

Police say they have dismantled a drug laboratory in Lismore which they believed has been used to process cocaine.

A day of ‘thank you’

Alison Drover, Broken Head How about a day of ‘thank you’ to our health workers and ‘sorry’ from our prime minister and ‘please’ from the community? Instead...

Nolan’s Soapbox

Duncan Shipley-Smith, Byron Bay The sinister suggestion by Nolan in last week’s Echo conflating anti-vaccination supporters with extreme right-wing ideology (XRW) demands a response. This is...

Shooting in Nimbin

There is a police operation currently underway in Nimbin following a shooting earlier today.

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...