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Bluesfest announces October dates for 2021 festival

After two disappointing cancelations of their event, Bluesfest has announced that they will hold the 2021 festival over the...

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Exotic and hybrid

Dailan Pugh, Byron Bay I was shocked to see the abundant exotic and hybrid plantings at Byron’s new bus interchange. As...

Flickerfest tour returns to the Northern Rivers

Celebrating 30 years in 2021 Flickerfest is bringing its National Tour to The Regent Cinema Murwillumbah for one big film packed this weekend

Interview with Nick Sergi, producer of the Byron Music Festival

Nick Sergi, producer of the Byron Music Festival talks to The Echo.

Father and son win first sailing race

Sixteen boats competed in the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s race day earlier this month in a 10-12 knot breeze that suited newcomers to the sport well.

Secret footage from Manus detention centre to be screened in Lismore

A thirteen-minute award-winning documentary based on footage secretly filmed inside Australia’s former detention centre on Manus Island is to be screened in Lismore Thursday night.

MAYDAY – MAYDAY – One hundred years ago today

One hundred years ago this week, around noon on Saturday 14 May 1921, the 2,000 tonne steamship Wollongbar ran aground on Belongil beach.

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Minor flooding expected at Coraki and Bungawalbyn

Heavy rainfall since Saturday morning over the Richmond River catchment has caused river rises and minor flooding is expected in the Richmond River at Coraki...

Spring into Scavenge in Lismore this Saturday

Different, fun and rewarding are some of the words used to describe what's going to unfold in Lismore this weekend.

Flood warnings for the Richmond and Wilsons

Parts of NSW continue to experience unsettled weather, as a low pressure trough over the eastern part of the state brings a humid air mass into the north east.

Driver trapped inside car in river – South Ballina

A police operation is currently underway after a vehicle plunged into the Richmond River earlier today.

Richmond River improvements piloted

The poor water quality of the Richmond River is well known, and is a result of acid sulfate soils and years of agricultural run off. A trial to improve the river’s health is being piloted, say the NSW department of Primary Industry.

Man dies after boat capsizes

A man has died after a boat capsized in the Richmond River this morning.

Call to action on the Richmond River

The state of the Richmond and Wilsons rivers are set to become an election issue as the Greens and Labor highlight their degraded condition.

River health – or lack of it

Laurence Axtens, Lismore. How long has it been since you felt like it was safe to swim in the river or eat fish out of...

Greens claim Nationals failed to support Richmond River health

While the Greens claim that local Nationals MLC Ben Franklin didn't vote for improving the health of the Richmond River this is hotly denied by Mr Franklin himself.

Nationals’ Richmond River funding plans questioned

Ballina MP Tamara Smith (Greens) has launched an attack on what she claims is an ‘empty funding pledge’ by North Coast National Party MLC Ben Franklin to sink millions of dollars into improving the health of the Richmond River.

Power outage in Byron Shire

Power supply company Essential Energy says that approximately 1,780 homes and businesses were without supply this morning.

Filming of Byron Baes begins with no indigenous consultation

Filming of the Netflix series Byron Baes has reportedly commenced without any effort made by the show's production company – Eureka Productions – to consult with local indigenous groups or the local Council.

Byron Comedy Festival launched with a laugh

At a hilarious sold-out launch of the Byron Comedy Festival, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki had the entire Byron Bay Surf Club giggling last night

School Strike for Climate next Friday

Next Friday from 10am Byron Shire students will be demanding political action on the climate emergency in what they and their supporters say is our present, future and reality.