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Gambian: ‘State budget must encourage uptake of electric vehicles’

The Nature Conservation Council has launched a campaign to accelerate the uptake of electric vehicles in NSW, with a video and a petition.

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Regarding John Anderson’s (aka Fast Buck$) advertisement

Cr Jeannette Martin, Mullumbimby In response to John Anderson’s (aka Fast Buck$) advertisement in last week’s Echo (Jun2, 2021), I feel I...

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: When ‘Yes’ means ‘No’

It seems that even in alternative communities, sexual politics haven’t really been that alternative. Patriarchal narrative reigns supreme. Men tend to be the ‘gurus’, and as it turns out, gurus still like their cock sucked. Generally, by young women.

Lismore Lantern Parade call-out for volunteers

The organisers of the Lismore Lantern Parade (which is happening on Saturday, 19 June) are seeking volunteers to help with the event, which draws thousands of visitors each year.

CSIRO: renewables still cheapest new-build power

Though the Prime Minister and his mob continue to sell us the idea of coal and gas, a new report released today shows that solar photovoltaics (PV) and wind continue to be the cheapest sources of new electricity generation capacity in Australia

Interview with Shai Shriki

The Shai Guy Finally emerging out of COVID-time, singer songwriter Shai Shriki is preparing a great show and a fundraiser...

Evidence emerges of police breaching RDT procedures

The media unit attached to NSW Police have refused to say whether all tests conducted over the Nimbin Mardi Grass weekend, in early May, will be declared invalid, after breaches by a NSW Police Officer conducting drug tests were filmed on video.

Stories about "Ewingsdale Road":

A secret meeting and that $78m funding application

Answers to questions raised by Cr Basil Cameron regarding a secret meeting and a $78m funding application by staff to a federal agency to upgrade the M1 highway interchange at Byron Bay have been answered by Council’s Director Infrastructure Services, Phil Holloway.

Artwork for Bayshore Drive roundabout to mirror lighthouse

The enduring sight of Cape Byron Lighthouse will be replicated in a bespoke artwork on the new roundabout taking shape on Ewingsdale Rd, highlighting the main entrance to Byron Bay.

Massive Ewingsdale medical centre rubber stamped by JRPP

A large medical centre on the corner of McGettigans Lane and Ewingsdale Road has been approved by the Joint Regional Planning panel.

Tree removal causes ‘gridlock’ in Byron Bay

Ewingsdale Road traffic is banked up as far as the Cavanbah Sports and Cultural Centre as Byron Shire Council workers bring down two massive old Norfolk Pines trees on Shirley Street, Byron Bay.

Ewingsdale Road traffic to get worse

If you thought that being trapped in traffic in Byron’s Ewingsdale Road was about as bad as it could get, think again. It’s about to get a whole lot worse.

Ewingsdale Road reopens after oil spill

Updated, 3:45pm: Ewingsdale Road is now open to traffic and both lanes are open after an oil spill early this morning closed it for much of the day.

Byron business chamber supports road-widening plan

Plans by Byron Shire Council to create a permanent second lane along Shirley and Lawson Streets heading into Byron Bay have been cautiously welcomed by the town’s chamber of commerce, Byron United.

Ewingsdale traffic nightmare

Ross Cornwill
, Lennox Head. I must agree with Labor candidate Paul Spooner's view of what the current government's public transport priorities are. The growing queues of traffic at Christmas time on Ewingsdale Road was incredible to see.

Park and ride returns to Byron Bay

The park and ride Magic Bus will run from Byron Regional Sport and Cultural Complex on Ewingsdale Road into town from December 29 to January 4.

Byron traffic improvements

Stuart Baird, Ewingsdale. I would like to thank Byron councillors for voting to implement the improvements at Shirley Street/ Lawson Street roundabout. I think it will improve traffic flow through town, especially for locals not heading for the beach.

Two WRHS rescue flights from Tabulam in one day

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service (WRHS) say they travelled to Tabulam twice yesterday in separate incidents in the town.

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.

Roar

Kate Coxall, BSC Green candidate, Wilsons Creek In response to the silencing tactics of unaware and privileged men in last week’s Echo, I say ‘No’. We, as women,...

Big donation and new poetry competition for BR4R

Local community group Ballina Region for Refugees is having a big month, with a major anonymous donation amongst other news.