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The great Ballina Library book sale

This Friday and Saturday will see book lovers dreams materialise in Ballina when the library holds their Library Collection Overhaul and Book Sale.

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Rick Molloy, Federal If recent letters in The Echo have left you confused about the Israel/Palestine conflict, then help is...

Zero

Andrew Macklin, Mullumbimby Creek Gareth Smith (July 14), I can see you like the selective use of historical facts and statistics...

Shooting in Nimbin

There is a police operation currently underway in Nimbin following a shooting earlier today.

History repeats

Peter Olson, Goonengerry History shows that when the media and the politicians turn against the people, eventually there is a backlash. It...

Opportunities aplenty for young rugby standout

Ross Kendall Mullumbimby 16-year-old, Raife McKenzie, is a rising star rugby player who has had a big year after winning...

Saddle Road land snapped up for $10m

A picturesque property in Brunswick Heads that was once slated to become an eco-village may become a light industrial precinct after the owners sold it to a developer for $10 million. 

Stories about "Gold Coast Airport expansion":

Extent of airport pollutants ‘being hidden from public’

A community member of the Gold Coast Airport consultative group says critical information relating to a dangerous pollutant likely to be disturbed by earthworks at the site in coming days, was withheld prior to the project’s approval.

Secrecy over polluted airport land

Lindy Smith, Tweed Heads. The airport Community Aviation Consultative Group was advised last Wednesday civil works is to commence in a week or so for...

Federal Greens MP to probe airport land contamination

The Greens MP for Melbourne Adam Bandt will visit the northern rivers tomorrow (Friday) to investigate land contamination at Gold Coast Airport and take locals’ concerns over its controversial runway expansion back to federal parliament.

Wetland to be bulldozed ‘for extra airport shops’

The planned bulldozing of a protected wetland on the NSW side of the border south of Gold Coast Airport is all about providing a few extra retail choices for air travellers, according to the NSW Greens.

Break and Enter at Cinemas in Byron Bay

Police say that shortly after 4.20am, yesterday, Sunday August 1 a youth forced open one of the steel gates of the Palace Cinemas Byron Bay.

Pandemic

Sarah Smith, Byron Shire Finally, our premier is speaking a language that the business community of Sydney should comprehend – a $10,000 fine for forcing their...

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Rick Molloy, Federal If recent letters in The Echo have left you confused about the Israel/Palestine conflict, then help is at hand. Our local library has...

Council negligence

Jim Mangleson, Ocean Shores Interesting article by Steve Hansen regarding artificial reefs for Byron’s erosion problem (Echo, 21 July). He mentions historical charts and photos of...