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Six slips sites, $5m and 42 weeks sees Bilambil – Urliup Road open

The 2022 floods saw the Tweed hinterland connection road between Bilambil and Urliup severely damaged with six slip sites....

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‘Whisky and Smoke’ dining experience

On Saturday 20th July, North Byron Hotel will host an open-fire event ‘Whisky and Smoke’, where chef of the moment Pip...

Ten Tweed Community Clubs donate $32,000 for sick babies

New equipment to help provide urgent medical care for sick babies and infants has arrived at the Tweed Valley Hospital, thanks to a generous donation to Our Kids from Tweed Community Clubs.

Why the backlash towards David Heilpern?

I am visiting friends in Byron this week and looking at the letters section in The Echo I was...

Traffic chaos?

I note that water mains replacement is soon to be undertaken on Bangalow Road, Byron Bay. Timeframe July to...

Valley of Craftsmen at Mullum Farmers Market

Victoria Cosford It’s a pest and a weed, introduced from East Asia and found along most of the east coast,...

Cr Dicker calls on Ballina Council to look at future options for Wollongbar pods 

Visiting the Wollongbar pod village over the weekend, after residents were given notice to leave the pods by November, Cr Kiri Dicker said: ‘It’s total waste of taxpayers’ money to tear it down when the shortage of housing is so severe’.

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Five rescued after canoe capsizes at mouth of Tweed River

A volunteer crew from Marine Rescue Point Danger has rescued five people whose outrigger canoe capsized off the Tweed River entrance this morning (Sunday).

Yacht rescued off Fingal Head

Three people and their yacht have been rescued near Cook Island, off the coast of Fingal Head after they experienced both engine and sail failures this morning.

Two men in leaky boat rescued near Kingscliff

Two men on a 52-foot cruiser which had started taking water in the dark off Kingscliff last night were rescued by a volunteer crew from Point Danger Marine Rescue.

Developer may destroy up to 1.5 million indigenous artefacts in Lismore

Land and Environment Court accepts Uncle Mickey Ryan as party to the case after Lismore Council fails to defend Aboriginal cultural heritage of North Lismore Plateau.

Tyagarah – changed overnight traffic conditions

From Monday, July 22 there will be changed traffic conditions on Tyagarah Creek Bridge on the Pacific Highway at Tyagarah to carry out essential maintenance.

45 search and rescue missions in June on Northern Rivers

Marine Rescue NSW saw a drop in search and rescue missions this June compared to last year, however, it was still their second-busiest June ever.

Veterans honoured for their service

On July 11, the Byron Bay RSL sub-branch held an inaugural memorial service to officially recognise the veterans who served in Iraq, Afghanistan, Arabian Gulf, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates.