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Police appeal for help to find missing teenagers

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate the boy and a girl who were last seen in Alstonville on Monday.

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Police appeal for help to find missing teenagers

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate the boy and a girl who were last seen in Alstonville on Monday.

Byron Farmers Market 

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All fired up: former magistrate fumes at news of the world

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A community petition to protect Murwillumbah Hospital ED

A Northern NSW Local Health District proposal to cut nursing shifts at Murwillumbah District Hospital’s Emergency Department will be met with a community petition instigated by Lismore MP Janelle Saffin.

Renal unit opens at Murwillumbah Hospital

Patients in the Tweed Valley who rely on life-saving kidney dialysis can now receive treatment a little closer to home. A new $1.1 million satellite renal unit was at officially opened Murwillumbah District Hospital today.

Renal unit one step closer for Murwillumbah

Work has now started on the satellite renal unit in Murwillumbah and is expected to be complete mid 2018.

Union suggests using M’bah hospital to ease pressure

A union representing health workers has suggested increasing the usage of Murwillumbah Hospital as a way to alleviate overcrowding at Tweed Hospital.

Murwillumbah Hospital to get dialysis unit

Renal dialysis is set to be provided at Murwillumbah District Hospital after NSW Health announced $400,000 funding to provide a six-chair satellite renal dialysis unit onsite.

Di Natale hopes for the Dawn of Greens in Richmond

The leader of the Greens, Senator Richard Di Natale, spent yesterday in the northern rivers as part of his national tour after starting his day with an early appearance in Sydney before flying into the Gold Coast.

Murwillumbah birthing-service revival urged

Murwillumbah's popular midwife-led birthing service which was controversially closed down two months ago is set to be reinstated.

Murwillumbah birthing unit moves closer to a resolution

While petitions are being gathered and a public meeting is planned for Saturday, Sally Cusack from Maternity Choices Australia says a meeting last week with the NNSW LHD chief executive Chris Crawford, was 'very positive'.

Nats MPs ‘limp’ on Murwillumbah Hospital closure

Ron Goodman, former Labor candidate for Tweed, Banora Point. The limp protestations of Lismore Nationals MP Thomas George over the closure of the birthing service at Murwillumbah Hospital are a significant disappointment.

George ignores own advice on expectant mums

Bronya Lipski, Stokers Siding. Almost seven years ago Thomas George delivered a passionate and eloquent defence of the Murwillumbah hospital and its fundamental service to the community (Hansard 26/06/2008).

Corruption-riddled

Keith Duncan, Pimlico Thank God this corruption-riddled Berejiklian/Barilaro government does not have a majority in the NSW upper house. Environmentalists in NSW have just breathed...

Man jailed over South Golden Beach dog shooting

A local builder who shot his neighbour’s dog with a bow and arrow in South Golden Beach has been jailed after unsuccessfully appealing his conviction in the District Court.

Greens MP calls for greater workplace safety in government

Mia Armitage Greens Member for Ballina Tamara Smith has joined calls for improved workplace safety in government after accusations against a Byron Shire resident of...

Angsts, hopes and visions

Jo Faith, Newtown I love The Echo and all of the folk that passionately contribute their angsts, hopes and visions. How do The (struggling) Echo...