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Accusations of false dam claims in Cr Cadwallader’s mayoral campaign

Ballina Shire Council candidates against the idea of a new dam in Byron’s hinterland are accusing fellow candidate Sharon Cadwallader of false claims in her electoral campaign.

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World record-breaking sailor takes out SCU’s Alumnus of the Year Award

If you’re seeking a bit of inspiration in your life, look no further than Southern Cross University’s Alumnus of the Year, Lisa Blair.

Not wedging

Though it may be puzzling to some, I am heartened to see that some of the candidates for the...

Pryce Allsop seeks reelection for Tweed Council

Cr Pryce Allsop was a Conservative member of the previous Tweed Shire Council and hails from Murwillumbah.

Own nothing, go serfing

Although Sapote Brook’s Echo letter correctly stated that nothing was done at COP26 to stop global warming, nevertheless, over...

COVID update – Aquarius, Lismore sewage fragments and the South African variant

The Northern NSW Local Health District says there have been no new cases of COVID-19 reported in the 24 hours to 8pm 28 November, but, they are urging residents in the Lismore area to be alert for COVID-19 symptoms.

Why not both

The tender for the first section of the Rail Trail starting from Murwillumbah indicates that it is not more...

Stories about "Life Saver drones":

Tweed Shire gets two shark drones while Ballina waits to hear

Nationals member for Tweed Geoff Provest has announced that two drones will be provided for Tweed Shire beaches, yet Greens member for Ballina Tamara Smith says she is still waiting to find out if her Ballina electorate will receive any.

Shark spotting drones in action from this weekend

Last years successful trial of shark spotting drones on the north coast has led to the announcement that they will be trialling the drones to provide beach safety surveillance over 15 beaches from the start of the October school holidays.

Drones go up as nets again fail to catch sharks

The NSW Government has turned to drones after a second controversial trial of shark nets on the North Coast caught even fewer sharks than the previous trial in 2016-17. But it has still failed to rule out returning nets to our beaches again next year.

Minor flooding may occur Friday morning at Coraki and Bungawalbyn

Heavy rainfall on Tuesday and Wednesday have caused river level rises along the Richmond and Wilsons Rivers with the Wilsons River peaking overnight and the...

Lismore saw one new case of COVID-19

A new case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Lismore in the 24 hours to 8pm 30 November.

Want to make your own nest box and help with bushfire recovery on Friday?

Conservation Volunteers Australia are running a nest-building workshop in one of Australia’s most biodiverse hotspots, the Nightcap Range, ‘to create homes and hope for wildlife’.

Storylines – An escape from reality

I am a teacher. I teach at University Canberra, on Ngunnawal country, in ACT. This university went into ‘Lockdown’ about four months ago. We were...