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Unnecessary divisions

Louise Andrews, Lennox Head Dear Mandy, an excellent article in The Echo (Soapbox, 21 July). It saddens me too to witness...

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Regional Lions Club funding gets a new 10-seater for the Rainbow Dragons

Ross Kendall The Rainbow Region Dragon Boat Club (RRDBC) will have a new, 10-seater boat for competition training thanks to...

Spyware unplugged – New software attacks cast a light on cybersecurity

A major investigation conducted by news organisations has found that governments around the world may have been spied on by a malicious software called Pegasus.

Community disharmony

Jenny Shiels, Byron Bay I read Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox (21 July), and I agree there is disharmony in communities worldwide. Yes,...

Why the rush?

Jason Beaumont, Suffolk Park I wanted to respond the brain aneurysm-causing letter by one Sara Rath (21 July). The letter writer...

45 Sydney-Ballina travellers exposed to COVID-19

Forty-five travellers from Sydney are being urged to get tested for COVID-19 and continue self-isolation on the Northern Rivers after sharing a flight with a confirmed case.

Byron businesses buckle down

The Greater Sydney lockdown has had a direct impact on local businesses who have seen a dramatic fall in customer numbers, particularly in Byron Bay.

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Four men issued $1,000 PINs for travelling to Queensland on superyacht

Four men have been issued $1,000 Penalty Infringement Notices (PINs) after travelling on a superyacht from Sydney to Queensland last week.

Hopes that the NSW/QLD border remains open to local residents

As health restrictions and the Sydney lockdown continue in NSW, residents in the border region are bracing themselves for the possibility that the Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk may close the border.

Bruns North Arm

Jillian Spring, BillinudgelRegarding your article ‘A positive change to bring back the Bruns’, (Echo, 14 July). Since 2013/14 submissions to Council, a more in-depth submission (29...

History repeats

Peter Olson, Goonengerry History shows that when the media and the politicians turn against the people, eventually there is a backlash. It seems hard to imagine The...

Byron beach erosion

Ann Tiernan, Suffolk Park I strongly disagree with Council’s position stated in last week’s Echo that ‘The sand (at Clarkes Beach) will come back, but it...

A day of ‘thank you’

Alison Drover, Broken Head How about a day of ‘thank you’ to our health workers and ‘sorry’ from our prime minister and ‘please’ from the community? Instead...