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Casino teenager charged with murder

An 18-year-old Casino man is to face Lismore Local Court today charged with murder.

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Lismore council flirts with ‘koala-killer’ status

The fate of one of the state’s last koala populations appears to lie in the hands of the Lismore City Council after an extraordinary meeting Thursday afternoon.

Fooling no one

Danny Wakil isn’t fooling anyone (Letters, 15 June). He is obviously pro-Israel, but his tone and talking points belie...

Concerns raised over heritage demolition proposal in Byron

The Byron Bay Historical Society has supported concerns raised by residents around a DA that proposes to demolish a home listed in a heritage area.

Closed door decisions to determine coastal works

The Northern Regional Planning Panel (NRPP) will this week quietly decide whether temporary coastal protection works at Clarkes Beach will be allowed to remain there for a further five years under the authority of two government agencies.

Missing teenager found

Police say a thirteen-year-old girl reported missing from Tweed Heads earlier this week has been found safe and well.

Letters to the editor

The letters deadline for The Echo is noon Friday. Letters longer than 200 words may be cut. The publication of letters is at the discretion of the letters editor.

Stories about "female genital mutilation":

Walking for victims of FGM

Sabine Hellfaier-Fuhrke is walking 300km to raise money for restorative surgeries for victims of female genital mutilation. She is president of Clitoraid Australasia, an international charity that provides restorative surgeries for victims of FGM around the world.

Park trouble for BARCO

A group of dog owners who met at the common shed at the Brunswick Heads Sports Fields last Sunday say they were confronted by three men with a dog who were camping at the location.

Byron Council releases data on flood-affected biz

The first official data has been released following the devastating February 28 floods.

Govt to rebuild Northern Rivers from July 1

The Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporation (NRRC) will come into existence from July 1. So what is it, and how will it assist flood-affected residents across the region?

Drains, floods, creeks

I was thankful for Duncan Dey’s input at the last Council meeting where two representatives spoke in public access to the long overdue attention...