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A treasured community asset

The Bowlo, a treasured community asset in Bangalow very popular with young families, is now destined to be part...

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Star City Casino fine should go to most vulnerable: Community Foundation

The Northern Rivers Community Foundation (NRCF), has joined with seven other Community Foundations from across the state to call on the NSW Premier to use the money from the Star Sydney Casino fine to help vulnerable communities.

Low density residential

At the Council meeting on 13/10/2022, Council decided to approve a DA in a low-density residential, ‘environmentally sensitive’ zoned...

Targeting journalists

Israel has a long tradition of targeting journalists and since 2000 has killed 45 according to the Palestinian Ministry...

Linda Reynolds – it is time to resign

There ought to be a second loser from the whole Bruce Lehrmann aborted trial fiasco – Western Australian Liberal Senator, Linda Reynolds. 

Community input sought on Richmond River estuary plan

What can be done to protect and improve the health of the Richmond River estuary?

Poppy seed tea causes hospitalisations and product recall

People are advised to check the poppy seeds in their kitchens following a nationwide recall of poppy seed products linked to poisoning. 

Stories about "green waste initiatives":

Saving 10,000 tonnes from landfill

It is time we start taking responsibility for our own waste and working out ways to re-use it. With this in mind Lismore City Council has just opened a new $2.5 million commercial waste sorting facility.

Andrew’s rivers of black gold ready to flow

There’s a fertile revolution going on at Compost Central, located within Byron’s Industry Estate. Rich compost is bursting from old bathtubs, soil beds and compost bins. It’s full of microbes and teaming with worms.

Green-waste recycling boost for north coast

State government funding for green bin programs and community recycling centres at Byron, Ballina and Tweed shires have been welcomed by local mayors.

Curious statements on Assange

The couple of letters under the headline of ‘In Defence of Julian Assange’ contained some curious statements in an attempt to justify the unjustifiable.  Marc...

Emergency radio tower

An emergency radio tower is proposed for Teales Lookout, Koonyum Range. It is proposed by the telco authority via Catalyst One Pty Ltd, via Amalgamotion...

Ballina water supply

A recent Echo article regarding Rous County Council’s plans to access Alstonville ground water through bores for its Future Water Project 2060 via an...

For the record

Since early January 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic started, when the world population started to be informed of the new health danger facing everybody,...