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Final stage of Lismore Base Hospital get underway

The redevelopment works commenced in late 2016 and the final stage is now getting underway to complete the Lismore Base Hospital referbishment.

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A closer look at Byron Council’s fossil fuel investments

Is Byron Council putting its money where its mouth is when it comes to reducing carbon emissions?

Community bar – not

Liz Levy, Suffolk Park I couldn’t believe what I was reading in The Echo: a plan to turn an ‘iconic’...

Editorial – Ewingsdale development creep rejected by residents

A petition of 294 signatures against rezoning Ewingsdale farmland to commercial use will be presented to councillors for their upcoming Thursday meeting.

Family Court scrapped

Despite overwhelming opposition from Australia’s family law specialists and advocates, the federal Liberal-Nationals government and cross benchers scrapped the Family Law Court and subsumed it into the circuit courts last week.

Loveday wins All Shorts second year in a row

Filmmakers travelled from where COVID allowed this weekend to be part of the 30th birthday celebrations for Flickerfest in...

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 24 February, 2021

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 24 February, 2021

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Lismore candidates explain energy policy tonight

Voters in the seat of Lismore have a chance to hear their candidates outline their policies on renewable energy tonight at the Lismore City Bowls Club.

No endorsement for rail trail

Jens Krause, Byron Bay. The rail Trail myth has been finally put to bed. Ripping up the tracks in order to provide for a cycling path has been resoundingly rejected by the people of Byron shire.

Provest retains Tweed for Nationals, just

Tweed Nationals MP Geoff Provest has been returned for a third term, but with a much reduced margin.

Election ‘promises’ teaching kids to be better liars

Robyn Harrison, Binna Burra. Truth, lies and election promises, which come in a variety of flavours; core, non-core, fantasy etc. As history repeatedly shows they are mostly lies. What does that teach our kids?

Thomas George says he’s all for CSG

Bruce McQueen, Mt Burrell. 'I am all for CSG' are the exact words spoken by the National's Thomas George at meet the candidates night in Murwillumbah four years ago.

Labor accuses Nats of misleading voters on electricity sell-off

The NSW Labor party is accusing the Nationals of misleading voters by handing out flyers saying only electricity assets in Sydney would be privatized.

Voting and political corporations

David Hall, Ocean Shores. This Saturday is Cognitive Dissonance Day. Recently we see big single issues tending to unite, there is broad agreement, and power. Coal seam gas, Bruns foreshore, West Byron, are single issues uniting us in our desire to hand on good things to our kids. We are waking up to the Occupy movement.

Gloves come off as state election looms

Ahead of the NSW state election, Premier Mike Baird and his staff strut around, exuding smugness, enjoying their high polling figures, while opposition leader Luke Foley launches a Labor scare campaign.

Constitutional referendum/poll for LG elections for Byron Shire?

Is the wards fight back again? Byron Shire Council staff have advised, in the upcoming agenda, that ‘Council may conduct a Constitutional referendum or poll in conjunction with the Local Government Election, to be held in September 2021’.

Music fest aims to be COVID-19 recovery event

Byron Bay could host a two-day, beachside music and arts festival in June this year, after an application to hold the event was lodged with Byron Council.

Editorial – Ewingsdale development creep rejected by residents

A petition of 294 signatures against rezoning Ewingsdale farmland to commercial use will be presented to councillors for their upcoming Thursday meeting.

Motion to save Lennox pavilion fails

Ballina Cr Eoin Johnston's attempt to save the seventy year old weather shed at Lennox Head went down at council's meeting yesterday, attracting only one other councillor's support.