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Byron master surfers score at NSW championships

Ross Kendall Byron’s Neil Cameron finished in the runner-up position in the over-65 division of the 2021 NSW Surfmasters Titles...

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It’s World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Today is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day and Dementia Australia is calling for all Australians to make themselves aware of the different forms elder abuse can take and to be alert to vulnerable Australians, including people who live with dementia. 

Drug and firearm offences – Tweed Heads

Police say a man has appeared in court after allegedly being found in possession of firearms, drugs and nearly $10,000 cash in Tweed Heads.

Mullumbimby home seriously damaged in fire

A home on Ann Street, Mullumbimby, was badly damaged in a house fire over the weekend.

Ballina Region for Refugees needs help

Can you help local community group Ballina Region for Refugees help newcomers in need of training?

Seriously?

Stephen Bland, Wellington, Aotearo I am a visitor from Aotearoa staying at Suffolk Park. On Wednesday I was in town for...

Developers aim to double Bayside suburb

Developers seeking to double the size of Bayside, a small suburb on the outskirts of Brunswick Heads, have responded to Echo questions around potential traffic congestion and the lack of open spaces. 

Stories about "cost of living":

High prices creating social marginalisation

Terence Johnson, Mullumbumby. Recently I wanted to see the mini-houses exhibit at Renew Fest but the $75 admission was more disposable income than I had. Awhile...

Bananas better than banana benders’ bananas

S Haslam It’s a big claim, that our local farmers markets have better bananas than the bananas of the very banana benders themselves, and it’s...

Pocket Herbs and Indigenous organisation, Currie Country partner to supply native foods

An important ingredient in creating a high-quality, unique dining experience in the Northern Rivers is the diversity and availability of quality local produce –...

Catch Flock’s Brice Fundraiser: Cycle For Brighter Futures

Matt Brice cycled through India solo in 2014 under the name of Cycle for Brighter Futures (CFBF), raising funds to provide education to children...

Yes! Chupacabra fiesta

S Haslam Chupacabra are coming up to their third birthday, and to celebrate all the ups and downs they are hosting a fiesta on Sunday...