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Tweed Council ask State Government to pay for Wardrop Village business case

Tweed Shire Council will write to the State Government to ask them to pay for the Wardrop Community Village business case that is aimed at supplying affordable, local eco-housing.

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To kill all Jews? No…

Subhi Awad, Mullumbimby With respect to Wakil and Macklin (Letters, 21 July) the assertion that the Palestinian resistance wants to kill...

Want to get your voice heard on affordable housing?

Northern Rivers locals are being encouraged to bring their experiences, views and possible solutions on housing affordability to the attention of the NSW government on August 17 and 18.

Bruns North Arm

Jillian Spring, BillinudgelRegarding your article ‘A positive change to bring back the Bruns’, (Echo, 14 July). Since 2013/14 submissions to Council,...

Markets could return to Byron’s Butler St Reserve

Byron’s weekly farmers’ market may return to its traditional home in Butler Street Reserve after detailed soil testing found that the park was less contaminated than was feared.

Medical government

Peter Olson, Goonengerry The United Nations Declaration of Human Rights, Article 20: ‘Everyone has the right to peaceful assembly and association’....

Soil: The incredible story of what keeps the earth, and us, healthy

Sandra Haslam Matthew Evans is a restauranteur, farmer, food activist and author, best known for his SBS series Gourmet Farmer....

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Mt Warning ban

Marc Hendrickx, Berowra Heights Indigenous readers please note the following letter contains the name of a deceased local elder. For years now NSW National Parks and...

Mt Warning road closed due to bushfires

The Tweed Shire Council says NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) requested the road's closure to stop people entering Wollumbin National Park.

Lookout railing replaced after toddler rescued at The Pass

The National Parks and Wildlife Service has moved swiftly to replace a loose slat on the lookout at The Pass after a two-year-old child almost fell through it on the weekend.

Keeping a lighthouse was a family affair

The light was the priority and it took the commitment of everyone to ensure it beamed out each night and keep boats from being smashed on the rocks. Byron lighthouse museum has recognised the important role that lighthouse keepers and their families played with their recently opened exhibition at Care Byron lighthouse.

Male maggies starting to swoop

Susanna Bradshaw, CEO Foundation for National Parks and Wildlife. It’s not an uncommon experience to be walking or cycling in Tweed and Byron Shires, when suddenly a black-and-white shadow swoops down on you, sending you ducking for cover.

Camping and entry fees for national parks rise

Fees for motor-vehicle entry and camping fees in national parks on the northern rivers and around the state are set to increase next month.

What are the supplements you take really doing to your health?

Sales of complementary medicines have been driven up by COVID fears, but Immune-boosting claims for them are doing more harm than good.

Is population growth the real reason for the Dunoon Dam push?

It’s very clear that the State government’s push for population growth is the main driving force behind the proposed revisit of the Dunoon Dam

Woman rescued after falling into Emigrant Creek – Ballina

Last night (Wednesday, 4 August) at around 9pm a woman required rescuing after falling into Emigrant Creek.

Mullum rabbit holes

John Millard, Mullumbimby (on the road) How ironic. While the conspiracy-science-deniers of Mullumbimby are refusing to respect the well-founded health protection requirements against COVID, far away...