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A treasured community asset

The Bowlo, a treasured community asset in Bangalow very popular with young families, is now destined to be part...

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Hello I Must Be Going

Byron School of Art’s (BSA) Third Year students will be holding their graduate exhibition in the BSA gallery space...

Low density residential

At the Council meeting on 13/10/2022, Council decided to approve a DA in a low-density residential, ‘environmentally sensitive’ zoned...

Vale Dave Howard ‘builder extraordinaire’

Local identity Dave Howard passed away in the arms of his wife Libby and surrounded by the six children they share on Monday 14 November.

Connecting people with pots

The Federal pre-Xmas Ceramic Market is the ideal place to find that special handmade, local and lovely piece of...

The need to elaborate

While we certainly share the concerns of Christopher Wright (Echo 9 Nov, 2022), as long time anti-war, peace activists,...

Lismore raises awareness on World AIDS day

On World AIDS day, 1 December, ACON Northern Rivers Office and the HIV and Related Program Unit, are running a poster exhibition and trivia night at the Civic Hotel in Lismore.

Stories about "community":

Storylines – Belonging places

Belonging is a feeling of security and support we experience when we experience a sense of acceptance and inclusion in community. Belonging is a sense of being connected to something greater

$30 million Aboriginal Community and Place Grants

Eligible Aboriginal community organisations and groups can apply for funding through the new solutions-focused $30 million Aboriginal Community and Place Grants program.

Lismore Council backs library and Magpie Centre

There were two beacons of light emerging from another tumultuous Lismore City Council meeting last night, with broad support for a temporary pop-up library in town and a community and youth centre in Goonellabah.

Why Norths’ takeover of Bangalow Bowlo is bad for the community

It is important to defend and preserve community social sustainability. That is why we need to fend off the Norths Collective takeover of Bangalow Bowlo.

Storylines – The Voice of the voiceless

My grandfather would often tell me a story. A story about a community. This community was self-sufficient, self-reliant, and self-determining of their own lives.

Open day at Ballina Community Garden

This Sunday, Ballina's Community Garden will be opening its gates to anyone curious to learn more about this tucked away piece of gardening paradise.

Wardell CORE changing face of service to community

Wardell's Community Organised Resilience Effort (CORE) is planning a community event on Saturday to celebrate the way their local community has pulled through the flooding disaster.

Responding to disaster

Our local communities are becoming old hands at responding effectively to natural disasters. This was shown dramatically in the widescale flooding of the Northern Rivers, when small towns, and the city of Lismore, were isolated from any outside help.

Lismore community comes together to look ahead

Yesterday, over 200 people gathered in the recently underwater Quad at Lismore to begin planning for what might come next for Lismore.

As the waters rose, so did the warriors of the land

We get to the house at around 9.30am – a local dad named James, a softly spoken young surfer named Kye, and me...

Curious statements on Assange

The couple of letters under the headline of ‘In Defence of Julian Assange’ contained some curious statements in an attempt to justify the unjustifiable.  Marc...

Emergency radio tower

An emergency radio tower is proposed for Teales Lookout, Koonyum Range. It is proposed by the telco authority via Catalyst One Pty Ltd, via Amalgamotion...

Ballina water supply

A recent Echo article regarding Rous County Council’s plans to access Alstonville ground water through bores for its Future Water Project 2060 via an...

For the record

Since early January 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic started, when the world population started to be informed of the new health danger facing everybody,...