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BB FC women close in on points championship

Ross Kendall The Byron Bay FC premier league women’s team have maintained their dominant position on the ladder after a...

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Soil: The incredible story of what keeps the earth, and us, healthy

Sandra Haslam Matthew Evans is a restauranteur, farmer, food activist and author, best known for his SBS series Gourmet Farmer....

Be CaféSmart about a cuppa donation for homelessness charities

Most people would be shocked to know how close to homelessness some people in the community are – some people might be very shocked to know how close they themselves are to homelessness. It doesn’t take much.

Climate change duty of care campaigners risk jail

Environmental activists say a 48-year-old Lismore nurse will face court on Wednesday in Canberra over protest stunts at the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association's headquarters.

Council negligence

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

Vehicle access to Unicorn Falls to close

President of the recently formed Byron Hikers Club says a ‘controversy is brewing’ around National Parks’ recently announced plans to close vehicle access to Unicorn Falls, located on South Chowan Road behind Upper Main Arm.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 4 August, 2021

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Another greyhound death in Casino

Another racing greyhound, Slim Pickings, has died at Casino. This is the third racing greyhound death in the Northern Rivers so far this year, and the second in Casino, putting a renewed spotlight on greyhound welfare.

Animal Liberation and Greens oppose Tweed greyhound track

Animal Liberation has thrown its unequivocal support behind a NSW Parliament e-petition opposing the proposed development of a greyhound racing track at Chinderah.

700 greyhounds dead since racing ban lifted: Greens

Just days after Lismore City Council approved an extra 20 greyhound race meetings each year, new figures released by the Greens indicate 700 dogs have died since the ban on greyhound racing was lifted by the NSW Government.

Lismore considers 20 extra greyhound racing meetings per year

The Lismore City Council will next week consider an application for an extra twenty greyhound racing meetings to be held each year.

Greyhound ban on Richmond Valley Council agenda

The Richmond Valley Council wants the state government to provide support for members of the local greyhound industry if a proposed ban on racing goes ahead.

Foley barking up the wrong tree on ban

Lyn FitzGibbon, Bangalow. Imagine the utter shock and disbelief when Luke Foley chose the greyhound racing ban, of all issues, to oppose! In doing so he aligns himself and his Labor Party with the notorious Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party and the Fred Nile Group.

Lismore joins nation wide protest at greyhound racing

A group of protesters in Lismore kicked off a national day of protest against the greyhound industry yesterday morning. Hundreds gathered around the country calling for an end to the industry.

Qld racing chief faces sacking over greyhound scandal

Racing Queensland's embattled chief executive has until close of business to show why he should keep his job.

Westerly winds challenge Tweed Valley sailors

Matt Andrews The experience of John Haywood and the other crew members of Capers triumphed in the winter westerlies and run out tide that greeted...

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 4 August, 2021

It's time to get out and see our wonderful performers whilst you can.

Interview with Ross Wilson, composer and Daddy Cool frontman

When the likes of Jimmy Barnes, Michael Gudinski and Sir Elton John call out a song as ‘one of the great Australian rock ‘n’ roll songs’, ‘one of the greatest songs of all time’, and ‘one of my favourite tracks’, then you know it was and still is, a hit.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: A Sobering Tale

Like most people I know alcoholism is in my genes. My father was an alcoholic. He drove drunk into another car, killed himself and an innocent man. He was 30. I’m 53.