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Nimblefoot launches tonight in Byron 

Acclaimed Bangalow author Robert Drewe, who will be featuring at Byron Writers Festival, is having his latest book Nimblefoot launched by Kerry O’Brien at The Book Room at Byron at 6pm tonight. 

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Where the Crawdads Sing

Abandoned by her family as a girl in the dangerous marshlands of North Carolina, Kya Clark, otherwise known to...

Secrecy surrounds govt’s Reconstruction Corp

Echo questions remain unanswered around the advisory board appointments for the Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporation, which the NSW government says will help with ‘rebuilding flood-affected Northern Rivers’. 

Powerhouse six

Bearfoot is a powerhouse sextet that knows how to dig in and get a crowd bouncing, then brings them...

Out of the Blue Adventures wins Tourism Hero Award

A local whale watching and eco-tourism business has been announced as one of the region's Local Tourism Heroes at a gala dinner co-hosted by Destination North Coast.

Our growth under threat, say local distillers

Local independent distillers behind iconic labels Ink Gin and Brookie’s Byron Dry Gin say a longstanding ‘bad’ government policy that taxes spirits unfairly, compared to other alcohol such as wine, is putting thousands of jobs at risk in a ‘dangerous high inflation environment’.

Be alert – koalas are on the move

Yes it's that time of year and Friends of the Koala are urging members of the public to contain dogs at night and keep a lookout for koalas on their properties and when driving, particularly during dusk to dawn.

Stories about "Lot 22":

‘Affordable housing’ Lot 22 kiboshed

Despite considerable staff time spent in preparing plans to develop low-lying open space in Mullumbimby for ‘affordable housing’, councillors last week decided to ‘Not progress the Planning Proposal for Lot 22’.

Emergency housing prospects ‘low yield’, say Byron Council staff 

Byron Council will continue to explore the possibility of building emergency housing on Lot 22 in Mullumbimby, despite an independent assessment finding that the site is subject to major planning issues and constraints.

Push to create transitional accommodation at Lot 22

Should the Council-owned plot of land in Mullumbimby, known as Lot 22, be used for temporary accommodation for those at risk of homelessness, as a matter of urgency?

Staff tinker with affordable housing village proposal

At this week’s planning meeting, Byron Councillors considered changes to the affordable housing village Council is planning to build in Mullumbimby.

Secret Mullum development report upsets residents

Byron Council has produced a ‘secret’ report on potential development sites in Mullumbimby, including Council-owned land near the Community Gardens, the Mullumbimby Residents Association says.

Mullum affordable housing site a flood risk: residents

Nearly 100 locals gathered in Mullumbimby to have their say about plans for an affordable-housing development next to the town’s community gardens last week, with a large and determined group of local homeowners strongly opposing it.

‘Lot 22’ theft

Jo Campbell, Mullumbimby Many residents in Mullumbimby have heard about ‘Lot 22’ but understand little about where it is or what all the talk is about....

Affordable housing proposal for 22ha Mullumbimby site contested

Plans to rezone and develop 22 hectares of Council-owned land next to the Mullumbimby Community Gardens has seen increased resident resistance, and last week Council staff sought to calm the waters.

Mullum locals protest flood-prone pod site

Around 40–50 locals gathered outside the Byron Shire Council chambers this morning to highlight the risks of, and lack of due process around, the selection of the flood accommodation pod site in Mullumbimby.

Council: Goonellabah park not available for pods

Tuesday’s debate in the Lismore Council chambers was mostly about the community’s need for open, green space for sport and recreation balanced against the need for places to live.

Cabarita DA refused on character grounds

Tweed Shire Councillors refused a DA for a four-storey block of flats at 2-6 Tweed Coast Road, Cabarita Beach, despite the staff recommendation of approval.

Concerns over future of Murwillumbah Hospital

Northern NSW Local Health District have sought to reassure locals that facilities won't be downgraded or closed at Murwillumbah Hospital when the controversial new Tweed Valley Hospital in Cudgen near Kingscliff opens in 2023.