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Brunswick Heads going for Gold & Old
The village of Brunswick Heads is set to host its Old & Gold Festival tomorrow with three big fairs, entertainment and plenty of fun – come rain or shine.
Mullumbimby Giants rope in the Mustangs
The Mullumbimby Giants have played their way back into the top four of local, first-grade rugby league with a...
Woman and three-month-old baby located
A woman and baby reported missing from Wilson's Creek, near Mullumbimby, have been located safe and well overnight.
Mad Hatter’s tea party saves koalas for one more day
This morning at the entrance to the Yarratt State Forest, near Taree, a Mad Hatter’s tea party celebrating World Environment Day on a logging road, stopped a truck heading into the forest.
Reconciliation and connection for brekky at Ballina Public School
National Reconciliation Week may be over but community connection efforts are to continue indefinitely at Ballina Public School, with Friday morning family breakfast a new weekly triumph.
¡Viva la fiesta!
The HSBC Spanish Film Festival presented by Palace, an annual celebration of film and culture from Spain and Latin...
Young whale caught in shark nets on Gold Coast
The first whale entanglement happened at the Gold Coast early on Monday evening when a young sub-adult whale was caught in shark nets.
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Contested land in West Ballina to be protected?
The controversial property adjoining Burns Point Ferry Road and River Street in West Ballina seems likely to be saved from large scale development following the last Ballina Council meeting.
Controversial GemLife DA at West Ballina upgraded
A plan to build a 'manufactured home park' including 300 lots and recreation facilities has been re-submitted to Ballina Shire Council after its budget was upgraded from $30 million to $48 million.
Call to action for Evans Head over the Iron Gates development
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Local community groups at Evans Head are putting out a ‘Call to Action' after being excluded from the Land and Environment Courts hearings and deliberations over the development application for Iron Gates.
Fully sick Byron skate park!
Definitely the newest, and possibly the best tourist attraction Byron has to offer, Jarjumirr Park, is a competition-level skate park that is located between the courthouse, library and Youth Activities Centre.
Hey govt! leave koalas alone!
An Echo article about saving koalas in the Braemar State forest prompted 12-year-old Leila, from Byron Public School, to share the plight of our cute marsupial icon with her class.
Planting trees is critical for the survival of koalas
Koalas and their health and habitat have been in the news more than ever in recent months and the word is starting to get out that they need our help.