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Byron biz digs in for BayFM

The Byron business community gathered at Fishheads for their new menu launch and a fundraiser for Bay FM last week, with $1,360 being raised for the independent radio station.

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Shambolic roads

With regards to the Echo article, ‘Let’s dive deep into potholes’ (May 15), I am appalled at the attitude...

Housing: too important to leave to private market

It saddens me every time I get to the back of The Echo and see all the real estate...

Photo of the week – 29 May 2024

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New community meeting room in Lismore

A new community meeting room, free for non-profit organisations and community groups to hire, has been launched at the Lismore Library.

Five hours spent at last Thursday’s Byron Council

If you need a fix of local government decision-making, you could dip into the odd five-hour online recording of what occurred at last Thursday’s Council meeting.

First Nations job seekers in Casino foot in the door to career

Trying to find something you might be interested in doing is always a challenge and local Casino barber Michael Day has come on board to help Aboriginal job seekers the chance to kick start a career in the hair and beauty industry.

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Rugby match raises $35,000 for Lismore Flood Appeal

The popular Barbarians versus Classic Wallabies rugby union match held in Lismore on 24 October has raised more than $35,000 for the Lismore Flood Appeal and local rugby union clubs.

Lismore disability services recieive flood recovery funds

Minister for Disability Services, Ray Williams, recently announced that Lismore based disability services RED Inc and Multitask received $20,000 to help repair flood damage to their properties.

Art, music, food – fundraising for Lismore flood appeal

Help raise money for the Lismore flood appeal by getting involved in local community events and supporting local Lismore businesses. Check out what businesses have to offer in Lismore this Sunday in Clunes at Arterial: art, eats an beats. Then on 2 May Isabella a cappella are putting on a great evening of fun, dinner and music at Eureka Community Hall.

Pizza Relief

Last Tuesday, 11 April, hundreds of Mullumbimby locals flocked to a ‘pizza night’ fundraising event in support of Lismore flood relief.

Only 7 per cent of sexual assaults reported in NSW result in guilty outcome

The latest study from the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR), shows that only 7 per cent of sexual assaults reported to NSW Police end up in a guilty verdict in court.

Ballina adopts Corporate Emissions Reduction Plan

After an hour's debate, Ballina Shire Council voted to adopt its own Corporate Emissions Reduction Plan at its last meeting.

Households warned against smoke alarm complacency

Firefighters, NRL stars and other top athletes are urging households across the state to make sure they have working smoke alarms fitted in their homes, as Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) launches its annual Winter Fire Safety Campaign.

Surf like a woman

Local surfing legend Pauline Menczer has told her remarkable story in a new book, 'Surf Like a Woman', which tells the story of how she overcame sexism, homophobia and rheumatoid arthritis to become World Surfing Champion.