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Police chase ends in head-on car and truck crash

Police have declared a critical incident investigation after a car chase in Ballina ended in a crash Friday night.

Honouring midwives on their International day

Many of us have a midwife to thank for our safe arrival from the womb, these specialised 'catching' hands are a blessing to both mum and bub in hospitals and in the home.

Secret footage from Manus detention centre to be screened in Lismore

A thirteen-minute award-winning documentary based on footage secretly filmed inside Australia’s former detention centre on Manus Island is to be screened in Lismore Thursday night.

Mayor’s parting gift 

Michele Grant, Ocean Shores The Mayor’s parting gift to the Bruns/Bayside Community was ushering through approval for the controversial Corso...

Create the opportunity for everyone to follow their dreams

Local dance group Sprung!! is an integrated dance theatre that has built a community program that creates space for...

Interview with Mell and Zara from the Byron Comedy Fest

After a year under a COVID-19 hiatus, The Byron Comedy Fest is back! Next Thursday sees this fledgling event open the doors to its second weekend presenting all that is fabulous and funny. Set on the Byron beachfront at the Byron Surf Club and styled as a classy bespoke beachside speakeasy, this event is the creative lovechild of besties Zara Noruzi and Mell Coppin.

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Incineration invention aims for zero waste

Hans Lovejoy The inventor of a system that claims to incinerate waste and pollutants without emissions will be holding a public meeting January 18 at...

What are you asking for from your NSW state candidates?

In less than two weeks our vote in the NSW state election could really cement lasting, positive change in the region, according to COREM co-founder and project manager Dave Rawlins.

Bringing (solar) power to the people

Support for local community-owned renewable energy projects received a boost after Splendour in the Grass donated nearly $10,000 from its carbon offset ticket opt-in scheme to COREM. 

Solar-garden project update

Local community-owned renewable energy group COREM says it’s feeling buoyed and sunny, ‘about the amazing potential of solar gardens for the Northern Rivers’.

Mullum’s mini hydro plant one step closer

Plans to reopen Mullumbimby’s historic hydroelectricity plant at Lavertys Gap have moved a closer in the last week with a public meeting, a new website and a new office opening.

Tristran Parade declaration a first for energy use

With the federal energy policy in tatters, individuals have been getting ready to take on the energy challenge themselves and Tristran Parade in Mullumbimby has just become the first street to declare their commitment to create a clean-energy future.

Mullumbimby first street to declare on energy use

With the federal energy policy in tatters individuals have been getting ready to take on the energy challenge themselves and Tristran Parade in Mullumbimby has just become the first street to declare their commitment to create a clean energy future.

Re-powering Byron Shire one step closer

The local approach to solving climate change has just taken another step in the right direction.

Could Mullum’s old hydro plant run again?

A mini hydro plant, dating back to 1926, took a step towards being bought back to life after COREM received a $20,000 grant from the NSW Government last week.

Thought solar was out of your reach? Think again

Have you thought of getting solar? Byron Shire is one of five areas in Australia that has been selected to take part in a feasibility study to see if it could be a suitable location for a solar garden.

Father and son win first sailing race

Sixteen boats competed in the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s race day earlier this month in a 10-12 knot breeze that suited the newcomers to...

Oceans 15 triumphant return


The Ocean Shores Aquatics team have returned home with some great results after a month-long stint at various State School Swimming competitions. ‘They have all...

Interview with Bob Vegas

The glorious Bob Downe is back with a brand new show: Viva Bob Vegas! at the Brunswick Picture House. He gave Seven the Downe low…

Interview with Cyprien Clerc, Founder and managing Director of Futureseeds

Founder and Managing Director at FutureSeeds, Cyprien Clerc, talks to The Echo about this upcoming event.