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Can I have more?

Whooo hooo! Byron Bay business community donates $1,360 to BayFM… ‘Please Sir, can I have some more?’ should have...

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Nude freedom or not!

It appears state-run entities promoting their own ‘values’ and agenda continue to erode people’s freedom. It doesn’t matter whether...

Tweed council call for young tree-huggers

The Tweed Shire Council is inviting high school students in the local government area to participate in the national Speaking 4 the Planet competition on the theme: Trees: the guardians of life. 

Are you a thinking of running for council? Time for women to step up?

Council elections are coming on September 14 and there is a call for women to step up and stand...

Interview with Nicki Parrott

After three decades of touring and performing in the US, Europe and Japan, acclaimed jazz musician Nicki Parrott is making a triumphant return to her homeland, bringing with her a new album Feelin’ Groovy – that pays homage to the iconic sounds of the sixties and draws inspiration from the carefree lifestyle of her new home in the Byron Shire.

Ongoing roadworks

In response to Scott Wilson (Echo 29 May) questioning Byron Council’s spending on roads and infrastructure, the truth is...

New Australian Marbles Champion

After a five-year hiatus the battle for the title of Australian Marbles Champion again took place as part of the Old & Gold Festival held in Brunswick Heads last Saturday.

Stories about "QLD border":

Lobbying underway for border easing

Local mayors and council general managers across the region have joined forces in a bid to convince the QLD government to ease its draconian border restrictions.

Border checkpoints between Byron and Tweed Shires?

Border towns and regions are intertwined not only through business but also through use of medical services, families and in areas like schooling and community sport.

Rail trails

Having ridden both local rail trails I can only say what a pleasure they bring. No cars or traffic noise (mostly), birds, beautiful plants, etc....

Murwillumbah’s Budd Park – what do you want to see there?

Tweed Council is seeking community feedback on a draft concept plan to upgrade Budd Park at Murwillumbah, a popular meeting point beside the Tweed River.

Ballina Council join study to understand water use

Ballina Council has joined Bathurst, Dubbo and the Murray River Council areas to participate in a cutting-edge artificial intelligence technology that aims to identify how people use water across regional NSW. 

Call for immediate ban on logging in the proposed Great Koala National Park 

There will be no more koalas in the wild in NSW by 2050 if we don’t take action to preserve their habitat, according to a NSW state parliamentary inquiry in 2020, but the Nature Conservation Council say NSW Labor still isn’t doing enough.