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High risk vehicles to be stopped and checked for fire ants at NSW Qld border

The detection of Red Imported Fire Ants at South Murwillumbah has seen a quick response from the Department of Primary Industries who have now started their next wave of operation in response. 

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Everybody rReads The Echo – 6 December, 2023

The Echo loves your letters and is proud to provide a community forum on the issues that matter most to our readers and the people of the NSW north coast. So don’t be a passive reader, send us your epistles.

Mandy Nolans Soapbox: Peace Today Peace Tomorrow

Why is peace so hard? As the assault on Gaza resumes I am reminded of the quote by Albert Einstein: ‘Peace cannot be kept by force, it can only be achieved by understanding’.

Five years ago…  

At midnight on December 13, 2018 a large erection occurred in Byron Bay. By morning’s glory, social media lit...

Free breast screening coming to Ballina

The mobile screening van will be in Ballina from 8 December 2023 to 20 February 2024.  BreastScreen NSW provides free...

Israeli women march against UN silence on Hamas attacks

Around 30 women identifying as Israeli marched in Byron’s CBD and Main Beach on Sunday to highlight what they say is a ‘disturbing and harmful silence’ by the United Nations and others after the October 7 attacks on Israel.

The parking problem

From Suffolk Park to Brunswick Heads, from Bangalow to Mullumbimby, parking is a big issue for residents and visitors...

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How important are our fur and feather babies?

Pets are loving the pandemic. Have their pet humans home all the time is a lifestyle they are enjoying in a symbiotic plus for all earthlings concerned – but, not all pets or humans have it so good.

Kingscliff hosts largest triathlon since covid

Over 1,600 athletes were in Kingscliff over the weekend to participate in the largest triathlon since covid.

Vale Pam Sonia

Very sadly, local treasure Pam Sonia passed away in Ewingsdale, last Wednesday, December 6. 

Blue-green algae ‘amber alert’ at Lake Ainsworth

As the summer heats up there has been an increase in the blue-green algae at Lake Ainsworth near Lennox Head and an ‘amber alert' has been flagged by Ballina Shire Council.

Lismore to host National Junior Baseball competition

The biggest junior baseball competition in Australia, which is a feeder into the US World Series will be held in Lismore in May 2024.