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Vaping and young people – what can be done to reduce the impact?
Two community forums are being held to look at the issue of youth vaping. The first is taking place today in Coffs Harbour and a second forum will be held in Ballina on 20 June.
Fun community connection for Japanese community
The local Japanese community came together in early May at the Cavanbah center to celebrate Japanese Children’s Day.
We’ve already breached most of the Earth’s limits. A safer, fairer future means treading lightly
People once believed the planet could always accommodate us. That the resilience of the Earth system meant nature would always provide. But we now know this is not necessarily the case. As big as the world is, our impact is bigger.
Cinema: The Woman From Uruguay
The Woman From Uruguay and 2,000 of her closest friends In an era where cultural production has lost its impulse...
Classic storytelling from Tim
Tim Freedman has been developing an alt-country outfit since 2021 – The Whitlams Black Stump Band – which features...
A deer in the headlights
The Tweed Shire, Byron Shire, and Kyogle councils have joined forces to find out just what is happening with feral deer in the region.
Mandy, you said (Echo, 17 May)]: ‘There’s not many 95-year-olds I wouldn’t be able to overpower if necessary’ and...
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Ronald McDonald supports SSF and the Tweed Hospitals
Sustainable Australia Party (SAP) Ronald McDonald clarifies his position on State Significant Farmland and the Tweed Valley Hospital. However, President of the Sustainable Australia Party...
Could Tweed Hospital see the first patient cannabis consumption room?
Marc Selan of the Legalise Cannabis Party is keen to keep the old Tweed Hospital open and says he would like to see the first patient cannabis consumption room at that site.
Election 2023 – Tweed: Ronald McDonald
Ronald McDonald is running for the seat of Tweed on behalf of the Sustainable Australia Party – Stop Overdevelopment / Corruption. The key element to their campaign is to reduce immigration to Australia from 200,000 back to 70,000 per annum.
AJP’s Susie Hearder
Animal Justice Party (AJP) candidate Susie Hearder responds to The Echo’s questions on building on State Significant Farmland (SSF), free parking at the Tweed...
Election 2023 – Tweed: Marc Selan
Marc Selan returned to Australia last year and is running in the seat of Tweed for the Legalise Cannabis Party as he is ‘shocked at how backward we are and is fired up about changing our laws’.
Election 2023 – Tweed: Craig Elliot
Long-term resident Craig Elliot is running for the seat of Tweed in the 2023 elections. Here he looks at how he would tackle floodplain development and short-term holiday letting.
Seat of Tweed has six in the 2023 electoral race
Nominations for the NSW state elections have now closed and the ballot order has been confirmed. Six candidates have been nominated to contest the seat of Tweed.
Election 2023 – Tweed: Ciara Denham
Ciara Denham is running for The Greens in the seat of Tweed. As a designer and communications strategist, she has focussed her work on conservation and the environment.
Man charged following shooting in Ballina
A man has been charged following a public place shooting in the state’s Ballina.
Army depot construction starts in Chinderah
Federal Labor have announced local Indigenous companies in Tweed Heads are starting construction of new facilities, which will benefit the Australian Army’s A Company, 41st Battalion, Royal NSW Regiment and 225 Army Cadet Unit.
Developer quietly revises large Suffolk DA
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The company behind a controversial mixed-use development in the heart of Suffolk Park has quietly submitted revised plans for the proposal as part of the ongoing court battle over the matter.
Chinny Charge is on for 2023
The 2023 Chinny Charge, a fun run up Mount Chincogan just north of Mullumbimby, is open for registration for both runners and walkers.