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Down the southern end of Jonson Street, Byron Bay, right next to St Paul’s Anglican Church, is a block of land with a colourful story that says much about the changing face of Byron Shire.
The Association had its final meeting of its 90th year recently. Guest speakers were Lynne Weir, Director Clinical Operations for the Northern NSW Local Health District and Adam Reid, (Acting) GM of both the Tweed and new Tweed Valley Hospitals.
John Gallagher, the long term master of the car ferry to South Ballina, has recently retired. After more than two decades in the job, he spoke to The Echo about the highs and lows of his time on the river, delivering this vital service.
A short drive south of Ballina, at Pimlico, is the recently opened Ballina District Museum. With extra visitors in the area for school holidays, and weather not ideal for the beach, The Echo went along to meet some of the volunteers working to bring the region's history back to life.
Celebrating two decades of compassion and dedication to our four-legged friends by Byron Dog Rescue.
Stolen Brunswick Heads ute allegedly taken on wild adventure ransacking service station and being party to vandalising police cars before being abandoned in the bush at Coraki.
Byron Shire Council investments in projects linked to fossil fuel production decreased significantly after the NSW Treasury Corporation (TCorp) relaxed rules last year.