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Join Clarkes Beach paddle out this weekend to stop massive oil and gas field project

Hundreds of local surfers and water-lovers will paddle out at Clarke’s Beach over the weekend to protest against a massive oil and gas field proposed for the NSW coast.

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Water strategy

Alan Dickens, Brunswick Heads The people of Mullumbimby would be aware that Byron Shire Council (BSC) intends to hand over...

Co-op meeting

Annette Snow, Myocum As a Mullumbimby Rural Co-op shareholder of 42 years and a past employee of over 13 years,...

Greater Sydney under COVID related restrictions

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has just announced that greater Sydney area will go into lockdown until next Monday.

Thanks for Bob

Jo Faith, Newtown I wish to thank The Echo for printing the article by Bob Morgan, First Nations academic. This...

Boarding houses

Matthew O’Reilly, CABS president and Council candidate for the new Byron Greens The over-development of cramped boarding-house accommodation in Sunrise...

Council won’t save our beach

Cr Jan Hackett, Byron Bay Byron Shire Council refuses to take any action to save our once world-class beach, until...

Stories about "Library":

$200k sees Lismore library refurbed and open

The Lismore Library has reopened after a $198,000 refurbishment including the installation of s castle where young children can sit and enjoy browsing and reading books.

Masterclasses for illustrating, writing and pizza

Not everyone gets the chance to get insider info on bestselling writers. Lismore library has partnered with the Byron Writers Festival and StoryBoard to bring a range of publishing industry professionals to Lismore’s young writers.

Toy sleepover at Goonellabah and Lismore Libraries

Toys work hard to make our kids happy and the Goonellabah and Lismore Libraries are offering to give your children’s buddies a night off with an exclusive get together this week.

Communities and their libraries being short-changed throughout the state

Death by a thousand cuts may be an old saying but it is particularly relevant to todays NSW libraries as they fight to retain funding from the NSW state government.

Lennox celebrates its new street library

Lennox Head is joining the trend and has launched its own Street Library where anyone can pick up or drop off a book. The...

Low literacy skills lock people out of jobs

In a digital world you need good literacy. From centrelink forms to your myGov account if you can’t read and write it becomes an almost insurmountable hurdle to running your own life.

Man dead after boat capsizes near Yamba

Police say a man has died and a second has been taken to hospital after a boat capsized south of Yamba this morning.

Jonson Street bus shelter gone and an era ended

Byron Shire Council says that the wooden bus shelter on Jonson Street outside the Byron Visitors Centre is being removed today with all bus services operating from the new bus interchange on Butler Street in Byron Bay

Upside down river

Tim Harrington, Lennox Head Letter contributor Richard White (letters 21/4/21) quite correctly identifies the Richmond River as an ‘upside down river’ and nowhere is this more...

Ballina Dragons’ great results at Urunga

The Ballina Dragon Boat Racing Club is a group of paddling people from all walks of life who enjoy being out on the water having fun and keeping fit.