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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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Why the rush?

Jason Beaumont, Suffolk Park I wanted to respond the brain aneurysm-causing letter by one Sara Rath (21 July). The letter writer...

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)...

Editorial – Let’s all acquiesce!

On July 12, it became mandatory for all businesses and workplaces in NSW to use the Service NSW Check-in tool (QR code).

Open-air art walk by the river at Murwillumbah completed

The Ages of the Tweed mural that accompanies the open-air riverside art walk has now been completed.

Independent assessment needed to determine use of Alstonville aquifers

The Save Alstonville Aquifer Group have raised concerns regarding the potential impact on the aquifer of making it part...

Northern Rivers responds to cal for COVID-19 testing

Following the flight of a COVID positive traveller from Sydney to Ballina and the detection of COVID fragments in the Byron Bay Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) both locals and visitors have responded to calls for more testing in the region.

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CWA Bruns helps young people negotiate respectful relationships

There is no excuse for violent relationships and the Love Bites program is actively working to change attitudes, norms and behaviours.

Create community connection and support

When there is an emergency sometimes the people you can rely on most are your neighbours and members of your local community.

Editorial – Value our volunteers

There have been no shortage of challenges in Australia in the last few years – drought, fire, flood, and now COVID-19. And we are already heading back into fire season with local crews currently on the ground in Duranbah and Stokers Siding.

CWA advocacy for domestic violence, defibrillators and fire management

The Country Women’s Association (CWA) does an immeasurable amount of good works in the community that go far above and beyond making bloody good...

Major funding announced for Bangalow organisations

Scout Wallen Local MP Justine Elliot announced major funding for three Bangalow community organisations on Wednesday 11 December. ‘I’m delighted to be able to deliver funding...

Two Byron community spaces to be refurbished

The Mullumbimby War Widow’s Cottage, which is one of the homes of the Byron Youth Service (BYS), and the Brunswick Heads CWA Hall will be improved with the help of NSW government funding.

CWA rewards local student for Poland presentation

Georgia Osborn, from Main Arm Upper Public School, won the CWAs first prize with her power-point presentation on Poland.

Country women are standing up for the land

The second state Country Women’s Association has raised its hand to protect the future of the land and rural communities.

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...