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Lismore police pursuit ends in charges

Police say a man has been charged over alleged pursuits and a crash overnight.

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Bypass Blues

Charles MacFarland, Ewingsdale Those who believe the Byron bypass will relieve Byron’s traffic problems can, I believe, abandon all hope. Those...

From high fashion to flowers, fruit and veggie farming

Briana Atkins was only two weeks old when her parents decided to leave Brisbane for a tree change, buying...

Lismore Thistles sign Coach of the Year to lead Premier League team

Lismore Thistles have signed 2020 Northern NSW Coach of the Year, Chris Layland, to take charge of the men’s Premier League team for the upcoming 2021 season.

Front page news

Jeff Rake, Byron On the front page of last week’s Echo you highlighted unemployment in the Shire, with mullum at...

Editorial: Australia fails on human rights

Australia’s failing response to Indigenous Australians, refugees and the treatment of whistleblowers who alert the public to government corruption was once again highlighted in this year’s Human Rights Watch World Report 2021.

At Esperanza Farm you can taste the difference

Story & Photo Melissa Butters Down at Esperanza Farm, you’ll find Jerrod and Susana Henderson and their four children, raising...

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Appeal for assistance after critically-injured woman dies – Pottsville

Police are continuing to investigate the death of a woman in Pottsville last month after she was found with serious head injuries.

Marine Rescue vollies prep for busy boating season

With the weather warming up and the boaties prepping their vessels, Marine Rescue NSW know that over the next few months they will be on high alert.

Woman found critically injured – Pottsville

Officers from Tweed/Byron Police District were called by a family member to a unit in Pottsville, after a 44-year-old woman was found with head injuries.

Tweed and Byron Shires closed to tourists and visitors

Tweed and Byron Shire Mayors are reminding anyone thinking of heading this way for a holiday or visit that they are ‘to stay away'.

Holiday campers warned: watch out for thieves

Thieves are reportedly targeting caravan parks from Tweed Heads to Pottsville stealing pushbikes, computer tablets, TVs, phones and other various electronic items. 

Thousands Strike 4 Climate on the Far North Coast

Estimates of close to 6,000 students and supporters have been reported from the Student Strike 4 Climate currently being held in Byron Bay. Other centres around the Far North Coast and the rest of the state are also reporting a massive turn outs.

Pottsville koalas: three dead as community argues over men’s shed

Koala advocates say they are seriously concerned about the survival of Tweed’s endangered koala population after volunteers found five koalas diseased and/or dead over a three-day period last month.

Pottsville Fun Croquet Club

It’s all about fun, connecting and a chance to get to know people. The Pottsville Fun Croquet club is celebrating its first year in action at the Black Rock sports ground in Pottsville and are encouraging everyone of all ages and persuasions to come along and join in the fun.

Lifeline for Pottsville’s wildlife

Plans to prohibit dogs and cats from the areas around Pottsville will form part of the of Tweed Councils proposal for three Wildlife Protection Areas in and around Pottsville; they are currently seeking community feedback.

Fox trapping in bushland aids threatened fauna

Fox trapping will be undertaken in priority bushland areas next week to assist the breeding of threatened local fauna.

Drowning risk warning for Australia Day weekend

Royal Life Saving is urging the public to take care around water this Australia Day weekend, with their research showing that the risk of drowning doubles on public holidays.

How the study of dolphin airways could help save endangered whales

Paul Bibby A new study exploring the health of dolphin airways has revealed findings that could help save endangered whale species. During an eight-month study at...

Conspiratorial breaths

R Podhajsky, Ocean Shores Thanks to the Collins English Dictionary 4th edition, for insight to the realm of words. Conspire 2, to act together towards...

Wollumbin track closure may be permanent

Paul Bibby The debate over whether it’s appropriate to climb Wollumbin – also known as Mt Warning – could ultimately be decided by concerns over...