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Comment: Vigil for Canadian genocide that resonates closer to home

Yesterday, in solidarity with the Indigenous Peoples of Canada, members of the Tweed community held a ceremony at the Sacred Heart Church in Murwillumbah.

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Backsliders coming to Lennox

Australian music legends the Backsliders are coming to Lennox Head for the first time, to play at the Lennox Head Cultural Centre on Saturday 26 June 2021.

Linda Vidler Memorial Park Masterplan

Linda Vidler Park The Masterplan for the Linda Vidler Memorial Park, Suffolk Park, is currently on display with submissions closing...

Vaccine passports

David Warth, Byron Bay Vaccine passports, aka certificates, are now sitting in the wings waiting to be taken up by state...

Tender to build rail trail from M’bah to Crabbes Creek awarded

The debate over the tender for the building of the rail trail between Murwillumbh and Crabbes Creek was ultimately...

Dunoon Dam from a Rocky Creek perspective

R Musgrave, Rocky Creek Here’s a simple question about the proposed new Dunoon Dam and some local observations from a long-time...

Vaccinations

Vyvyan Stott, Mullumbumby The government doctors have announced that vaccinations are compulsory for nurses . Yet our constitution states parliament may...

Stories about "landslip":

Federal Drive closed amid landslip fears

Byron Shire Council has been forced to close a section of Federal Drive at Federal because of the potential for a serious land slip.

Flood of road repairs in Tweed

Almost a year after the catastrophic March 2017 floods, Tweed Shire Council has finally awarded the first bundle of major-sized flood repair road packages to the value of about $1.9 million.

Stop using Wilsons Ck as a political football

Ms A Maclean, Huonbrook. I am not in possession of the full facts in regard to the Belongil rock wall saga so would not presume to comment until I am. In the meantime I would request that those not in full possession of the facts in regards the geography and history of the Byron Shire's landslips do not use the Wilson's Creek community as a political football via the media.

Landslips: councils also to blame

Rossco Phillips, Wanganui Road, Wanganui. It’s now two years since Wanganui Road suffered landslips. As I wrote in my letter to the Echo back then, these slips (one in particular) were at least partially man-made, not ‘natural’ disasters, due to lack of maintenance.

MPs criticised over landslip response

Wilsons Creek residents have vented their anger at local Nationals MPs over what they say is an inadequate response to landslips in their valley, located west of Mullumbimby.

Downpour caused $1m damage to Byron’s roads

The heavy downpour that occurred in the early hours of New Year’s Day has caused more damage than was initially thought in the Byron Shire hinterland.

Wilsons Creek Road landslip will need federal funding

Wilsons Creek residents woke up to an unwanted New Year’s present after flash floods in the early hours of January 1 caused a major landslip that once again blocked the only road in and out of the village.

Landslip site tender advertised

Residents on Byron’s Upper Coopers Creek Road may finally get back their access to the outside world – almost a year to the day after it was washed away.

Byron landslips work ‘progressing’

The repair bill for 12 landslips that have affected roads in Byron Shire could be as high as $10 million, but will be paid...

Community Byron announces Council ticket

Sitting independent Councillor, Cate Coorey, has announced her ticket for the 2021 Byron Shire Council elections, to be held September 4.

Tom Tabart and Sarah Ndiaye

Jenny Coman, Former Byron Shire Councillor, Bangalow I fail to see what part of Tom Tabart’s recent letter (2 June) to The Echo regarding Sarah Ndiaye’s AVO against...

Catchin’ the Writers Festival Train

Byron Writers Festival 2021 (6–8 August) has revealed a program of more than 150 celebrated authors and commentators, as well as powerful new voices to mark its 25th anniversary.

Linda Vidler Memorial Park Masterplan

Linda Vidler Park The Masterplan for the Linda Vidler Memorial Park, Suffolk Park, is currently on display with submissions closing in the first week of...