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NSW Flood Inquiry released today

The NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet was in Lismore at Southern Cross University this morning at 11am releasing the NSW Independent Flood Inquiry where he accepted every recommendation put forward.

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Flood residents get $650 from Lismore Council

Lismore City Mayor Steve Krieg today announced that 1,558 residents will receive a grant of $650 from the Lismore Flood Appeal.

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. 

Car park housing

In recent weeks the idea by Council to develop the existing car park in Station Street has dropped out...

Bruns playground?

I have been fortunate to travel from Cape York Qld to Cockle Creek Tassie and as a grandparent always...

Autocracy or democracy for Byron Shire?

The New Yorker Magazine recently wrote a quote from Mr Rupert Murdoch ‘The truth is authoritarian governments do work!’...

Kids Big Day Out at the Byron Writers Festival 2022

If you are a kid, or you know a kid who loves books, reading and creativity, then Byron Writers Festival’s ‘Kids Big Day Out’ on Sunday 28 August is the ultimate event for you!

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Mullum to Bruns paddle – a great family day out

The Mullum2Bruns Paddle is on this weekend, Sunday May 23 and it’s geared up to be a fantastic day out for all the family. The...

Mullum2Bruns attracts 1200 happy paddlers

Despite a few spots of rain, the 2018 Mullum2Bruns Paddle attracted a crowd, both in the river and on the bank, with some 1206 paddlers participating complete including several dragon boats.

Mullum2Bruns not for protesters, say organisers

Organisers of the Mullum2Bruns Paddle, which takes place this coming Sunday (June 27) say they want to avoid the event becoming ‘a platform for protest or activism’.

Paddles to the ready for Mullum2Bruns

Each year since 2010, around a thousand people have taken to the water in various non-powered craft to paddle the 10km from Mullumbimby to Brunswick Heads.

Mullum 2 Bruns paddle success

Fun in the sun was the key to the success of the Mullum 2 Bruns paddle on the weekend with 1100 entries. Beautifully dressed dragon boats to political statements displayed themselves on the Brunswick River as people paddled their way to Brunswick Heads.

Paddlers prepared for Mullum2Bruns event

Organisers of the annual Mullum2Bruns Paddle event are tipping another record-breaking year after more than 1200 paddlers hit the water for last year’s event.

Mullum2Bruns paddle in pictures

Twelve hundred locals flocked to the Mullum2Bruns paddle over the weekend, raising over $25,000 for the Brunswick SLSC, Brunswick Marine Rescue and Brunswick Heads Visitor Centre.

Mullum to Bruns Paddle

http://youtu.be/3UT96K9_WgA From competitive kayakers and paddle-boarders to friends and family just happy to paddle their own canoe, a total of 812 competitors joined this year’s...

Lismore Councillors to collectively decide on new GM

The recent history of general managers in the Lismore Council has been nothing if not chequered. With a very politically divided council, the question of whether all interested councillors, or just a select few, should choose the new GM proved contentious last night in the Goonellabah chambers.

Byron’s Fletcher St welcomes new members

Fletcher Street Cottage has welcomed the arrival of three new community support workers to help the growing number of locals facing the challenges of homelessness.

Byron’s Mayor Lyon defends Mullum pod fiasco

Byron Shire Council Mayor Michael Lyon has defended Council’s handling of the ongoing Mullum pod accommodation debacle, telling The Echo that councillors requested, through a Council resolution, that Resilience NSW conduct consultation with neighbouring residents regarding the rail corridor works on Prince Street. 

Mullum, flooding and pods

In this region we are all, except for a few, living on floodplains or areas prone to further landslips. And as far as I...