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Growing number of dogs

Thanks to Alison Drover for her informative article in last week’s Echo regarding the growing number of dogs in...

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Issue dividing the community

This bitter division in the Northern Rivers community regarding trains on our tracks or the rail trail could’ve been...

New COVID exposure site on the Gold Coast

Queensland Health says that a public health alert is being issued for contact tracing locations on the Gold Coast.

Correcting the record

During today’s BayFM Meet the Candidates interview with Duncan Dey I was taken aback by some of the factual...

Wilsons River flood peak and flooding not expected for Tweed, Rouse, Brunswick River catchments

The prediction provided by the Bureau of Meteorology expects that locals around the Wilsons River at Lismore will see the river peak this afternoon at 4.20m. However, ‘Flooding is no longer expected in the Tweed, Rouse, Brunswick River catchments.

Experience counts

I have been advised by someone in the know that it is not wise to cast your vote for...

Serious assault charges – Coffs Harbour

NSW Police say that four men will face court today charged following an alleged serious assault of a man on the state’s mid-north coast over the weekend.

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Byron Council ignores state development advice

Byron Council will forge ahead with its plan to investigate using large areas of land in the Shire’s north for business and industrial use, in defiance of the NSW Planning Department.

NSW govt scraps environment dept in massive power grab

Less than a week after being returned to office, the Liberal-National Party moved quickly to weaken environmental protections and local government powers by transferring...

290-lot West Byron subdivision rejected by council

Byron Shire councillors have voted unanimously to reject a massive housing/industrial proposal on Ewingsdale Road. Every councillor spoke against the West Byron application by Queensland company Villa World and Sydney-based developer Terry Agnew.

Planning department denies stonewalling

Mathew Jones, Director, Public Affairs, Department of Planning and Environment . It is simply not true to say the Department of Planning and Environment ‘stonewalled’ The Echo in response to questions about proposed development at West Byron.

Page defends govt over broken promise claim

Did the state coalition break an election promises over ‘putting planning decisions back into the hands of the communities’? Byron Shire mayor Simon Richardson has alluded to as much.

Responsible dog owner

I read with interest Alison Drover’s article on dog management and the follow up letters last week, and I couldn’t agree more. I am indifferent...

Dogs need control

I agree with Alison Drover’s recent article and her final line ‘wildlife needs more love, and our dog owners need a tighter lead’. But the...

COVID update December 3: One new case and advice for international travellers

One new case of COVID-19 was reported for Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWLHD) in the 24 hours to 8pm 2 December. Northern NSW Local...

Last mayoral candidates Q and A: are you a landlord?

Here at The Echo we have seen and heard the word ‘housing’ come up time and again throughout the local government election campaign period, whether it’s from candidates or other voters.