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Honours shared in premiership football derby

Byron Bay FC were fourth placed on the Football Far North Coast premiership ladder after a 3-3 draw playing away against Mullumbimby Brunswick Valley FC in round seven of the competition.

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People still need support with food and a place to connect after the floods

For many people in Lismore and surrounding areas the community food kitchens and volunteers have been an essential lifeline to keep them going with food, a little warmth and a friendly face. Yet the lack of funding for these services is seeing them close and volunteers burn out. 

Helping hand – have you seen the tinny?

At the height of the floods my lovely young neighbour, Brian, was all over the place helping people. Also,...

Firearm and drugs seized during vehicle stop; pair charged – Mullumbimby

A man and woman have been charged with drug and firearm offences following a vehicle stop in Mullumbimby.

Casino teenager charged with murder

An 18-year-old Casino man is to face Lismore Local Court today charged with murder.

Ballina’s balloon ban in support of wildlife

Balloons are to be banned outside in the Ballina Shire from next year after a unanimous council vote Thursday morning.

Elliot’s still sore

You (The Echo), rightly so, have a dig (in Backlash) at right-wing media outlets for mindless repetition of discredited...

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Byron council updates residential strategy

Requiring affordable housing in all new developments, encouraging secondary dwellings and setting aside land for caravan parks and manufactured homes are three new controls Byron Shire Council planning to implement as part of its new residential strategy.

You may have missed… mangroves’ carbon storage potential, smart implants, and twitter misinformation

Mangrove forests are massive carbon sinks, capable of storing over 1,000 tonnes of carbon per hectare.

Local triathletes claim another title

The Byron Bay Breakers Triathlon Club has won the North Coast Interclub series for the second time after finishing on top of the table ahead of the Clarence Valley Stingrays and Hat Head Hammerheads.

Lismore City Council votes against land-swaps and buybacks

The Lismore City Council has voted against asking the federal government and NSW Northern Rivers Reconstruction Commission [NRRC] for prioritised land buybacks and swaps after devastating floods earlier this year.

Casino teenager charged with murder

An 18-year-old Casino man is to face Lismore Local Court today charged with murder.