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Police confirm Main Arm drug operation

NSW Police have finally confirmed what pretty much every one in Main Arm already knows – they are conducting drug operations in the north of the Shire.

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Wonderful Council

Raphael Lee Cass, Byron Bay I went for a swim at Belongil Beach the other day and was shocked to...

Gold Coast of Byron

Matt Hartley, Byron Bay I think it’s all about canals, West Byron, and a pile of money. Since The Echo...

Woman assaults police – Bangalow

Police say that a woman resisted arrest and assaulted two officers yesterday in Bangalow.

Skennars Head

Joshua Scicluna, Skennars Head I am a resident of Skennars Head, and I am absolutely appalled to see my favourite...

Letting the love light SHINE in Lismore

A discovery focused light festival in August hopes to attract locals and visitors to Lismore.

Don’t worry, be greedy

Desmond Bellamy, PETA Australia The deputy prime minister has said that the government will consider excluding agriculture from future long-term...

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US-China climate deal puts heat on Australia

Australia’s backtracking on climate change policy – dumping the carbon price and seeking to slash the renewable energy target – is looking like an increasingly dumb and isolating policy position as the US and China announced an ambitious new climate deal.

Hunt deceives the public about ‘clean’ coal project

Federal environment minister Greg Hunt should be investigated for misleading and deceptive conduct.

IPCC warns Australia: wrong way, go back!

The United Nations and its Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has delivered a stark warning to Australia that its climate and clean energy policies are at direct loggerheads with scientific consensus, and what the world needs to do to address climate change.

Climate policy ‘a business case to destroy our forests’

Australia can now say it has a climate change policy again – of sorts – after the Senate voted through the Direct Action package following the agreement between the Abbott government and the Palmer United Party led by aspiring coal baron Clive Palmer.

Call to protect oceans from plastic and pollution

A new sign has been installed at Main Beach, Byron Bay, calling for increased awareness and collective action on the issue of marine debris and pollution. 

Pottsville’s controversial Men’s Shed extension to be advertised

The controversial Men’s Shed at Black Rocks Sports Fields in Pottsville was granted the opportunity to expand its footprint 12m to the west at last week’s Tweed Shire Council meeting.

A closer look at Byron Council’s fossil fuel investments

Is Byron Council putting its money where its mouth is when it comes to reducing carbon emissions?

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 24 February, 2021

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 24 February, 2021