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Hospital staff want to park for free while they work

It seems that Lismore Base isn’t the only hospital whose workers would like to park their cars for free while they work.

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Croquet club gets new turf as it prepares to host NSW championship

The Byron Bay Croquet Club is ready for another big year that includes new turf, hosting a state championship and building on last year’s membership growth.

Mt Warning ban

Chris Gee, Byron Bay Indigenous readers be advised that the following letter contains references to persons deceased. I read with some...

Editorial – Ewingsdale development creep rejected by residents

A petition of 294 signatures against rezoning Ewingsdale farmland to commercial use will be presented to councillors for their upcoming Thursday meeting.

Ballina sludge a mixture of blue-green algae species

A reader has sent Echonetdaily some photos of what he described as 'something nasty and green coming down the Richmond River'.

Music fest aims to be COVID-19 recovery event

Byron Bay could host a two-day, beachside music and arts festival in June this year, after an application to hold the event was lodged with Byron Council.

Council’s power

Matthew O’Reilly I refer to Ian Pickles’ letter, titled ‘Developers’ power’ (Letters, 10 February). Generally, I must agree with most of...

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EPA fines Tenterfield quarry

The EPA says Townes Contracting Group has run a quarry on Woodford Island, near Maclean on the NSW North Coast, without a required licence.

Ballina Council roundup

Key issues at last Thursday's Ballina Council meeting revolved around the proposed re-zoning of land at Skennars Head for developers Intrpac and the impact of sand quarries and asphalt plants on rural and residential zones.

Lismore quarry seeks to reduce community consultation

The department of planning and environment is calling for feedback on plans by Champions Quarry at Tuckurimba, near Lismore, to seek variations to its approval, including the number of community consultation meetings it is required to hold each year.

Lismore defers quarry blasting decision amid koala concerns

The Lismore City Council last night deferred making a decision on whether blasting could go ahead at a quarry heavily populated by koalas.

Can koalas and quarry blasting co-exist?

Koalas will be a hot topic tonight when Lismore councillors consider an application to allow blasting at a quarry about 18 kilometres from the city.

International Women’s Day kerfuffle at Ballina

One councillor walked out of Ballina Council's recent meeting during an emotional discussion about speakers at an upcoming IWD event.

Croquet club gets new turf as it prepares to host NSW championship

The Byron Bay Croquet Club is ready for another big year that includes new turf, hosting a state championship and building on last year’s membership growth.

Ahoy m’hearties young and old in Bangalow

‘Ahoy m’hearties’ was the catchcry at Bangalow Parklands on Saturday afternoon during the Connecting Generations Pirate Party.

Blue-green algae amber alert still active at Uki

Last Thursday Tweed Shire Council issued an amber alert for blue-green algae in the Tweed River at Uki, with Clarrie Hall Dam remaining on a green alert. This morning they say the alerts are still active.