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Gratitude for the ‘vagina’ events

This year I joined the V-day dance for the first time and I will treasure this sacred gathering for...

Mandy gets back to a little virgin sacrifice

The virgin sacrifice is bak with Mandy Nolan bringing the Northern Rivers a new batch of comedy virgins coming to the stage.

More than 80 new Tweed Hospital jobs

The Northern NSW Local Health District is advertising more than 80 full time equivalent roles at the new Tweed Valley Hospital, due to open in mid-May. 

Everyone reads The Echo!

The Echo loves your letters and is proud to provide a community forum on the issues that matter most to our readers and the people of the NSW north coast. So don’t be a passive reader, send us your epistles.

Save Wallum

I listened to the Byron Shire Council (BSC) meeting to hear the fate of the Wallum site. Congrats to...

Four killed in Wardell crash

The small riverine village of Wardell was the scene of an early morning crash that killed four people on the weekend.

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Nats MPs ‘limp’ on Murwillumbah Hospital closure

Ron Goodman, former Labor candidate for Tweed, Banora Point. The limp protestations of Lismore Nationals MP Thomas George over the closure of the birthing service at Murwillumbah Hospital are a significant disappointment.

Labor accuses Nats of misleading voters on electricity sell-off

The NSW Labor party is accusing the Nationals of misleading voters by handing out flyers saying only electricity assets in Sydney would be privatized.

ALP makes $247m pledge to upgrade region’s roads

Northern rivers councils would have access to $247 million to upgrade roads if the Labor party wins Saturday’s election, deputy Opposition leader Linda Burney promised in Lismore this morning.

Solar panels for all schools under Labor

Ron Goodman, Labor candidate for Tweed. A Foley Labor government will invest $70 million to install solar panels in all public schools – to help schools in Tweed become more energy efficient and generate clean, renewable solar power. that's welcome news.

Higher power bills, CSG under the Nats

Ron Goodman, Tweed Labor candidate . Tweed people face the clearest possible choice at the state election on March 28. A vote for the National party is a vote for Geoff Provest's pro-fracking, pro-CSG agenda to expand coal seam gas mining across the north coast.

Labor promises $40m high school for Pottsville

The NSW Labor opposition has made a bold pitch for support from Tweed Coast communities at the upcoming election with a pledge to build a new $40 million high school at Pottsville which for years locals have campaigned for.

Ron Goodman, ALP candidate for Tweed

I’m seeking your support as only Labor has the policies and focus to get Tweed back on track by delivering more jobs, better hospitals, quality schools, and banning harmful coal seam gas mining in our region.

Pottsville primary offered $5m upgrade, but no high-school promise

Pottsville Beach Public School has been promised a major $5 million upgrade to cater for up to 1,000 students if the coalition government is re-elected.

More argy bargy over Tweed-Byron police numbers

Labor’s candidate for the state seat of Tweed, Ron Goodman, has once again raised the issue of dwindling police numbers on the north coast but the sitting member, Nationals Geoff Provest, says all it proves is that he doesn't know how to read the figures.

Casino to get 24-hour police station

Richmond Valley Council says its community campaign to upgrade the Casino Police Station was the impetus for NSW police minister Stuart Ayres to fast track the recruitment of additional police officers to allow the station to operate 24-hours a day.

How would you stop koalas going extinct in the wild?

The strategy for koala conservation is currently under review and the community is being asked for feedback on the best ways to help NSW’s endangered koalas.

First Australian made and owned rocket test flight coming…

Gilmour Space Technologies is looking to put Australia on the map when it comes to space flight with the first test flight of an Australian-made and owned rocket coming in a few months.

Mandy gets back to a little virgin sacrifice

The virgin sacrifice is bak with Mandy Nolan bringing the Northern Rivers a new batch of comedy virgins coming to the stage.

Missing person, Gold Coast

Police are seeking public assistance to locate a 39-year-old woman missing from the Gold Coast.