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Unforeseen and unpredicted

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Car drives into side of Byron homelessness cottage

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Stories about "pyramid scheme":

Pyramid scheme resurfaces in Byron

An international pyramid scheme is duping women from the area, say a number of locals. The latest incarnation is called the Lotus Circle, which The Echo understands is run by the same group of women who ran a similar one in 2013.

Pyramid scheme circles sisters

Staff reporters A classic pyramid scheme has duped a number of women in the northern rivers by cloaking itself in themes of new-age spirituality and...

Gulihl Art exhibition – bringing First Nations artists and their connection to Country to you

Byron’s ‘pop-up’ Firefly Art Gallery is presenting the work of local First Nations artists in the upcoming Gulihl Art exhibition in Marvell Hall.

A gentle day for refugee and asylum seeker families

Promoting community awareness, assistance and support, for asylum seekers and refugees, the Pottsville Refugee Support Group recently hosted refugee and asylum seeker families from Logan at a fun day at the beach.

Brunswick, Belongil and Tallows wait for Emergency Response Beacons

In early November two men were saved from drowning at Dreamtime Beach, Fingal Head when a women activated the Emergency Response Beacon, alerting the Surf Life Saving NSW State Operations Centre that the men were drowning. There are three waiting to be deployed in Byron Shire.

Dogs – stay out 

Byron’s Main Beach and playground is a no-dog area. About ten signs clearly state this and unless someone is indifferent, or dumb, or a...