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Highway crash heading north from Byron

A crash on the Pacific Motorway heading north from the Byron Shire on Monday morning reduced traffic to a single lane around 11am.

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Woodburn: ute hits, kills pedestrian

A 30-year-old woman walking in Woodburn died on Sunday morning when a teenager driving a ute crashed into her, police said.

Flood-prone frog habitat slated for industrial expansion

The Byron Arts & Industry Estate would expand onto the other side of Ewingsdale Road under a new project before Byron Council which is currently on public exhibition.

Share the love cactus

Want to experience fresh, new music? A new local band has germinated from the fertile artistic soils of the Northern Rivers. Hashimoto’s Cactus is the lovechild of Stephen Lovelight, who is one of the members of the Round Mountain Girls.

Step towards healing

While reading Michal Schiff’s letter (Echo 3 Apr) I am reminded of the Uluṟu Statement from the Heart’s request...

Bananarama

Bananas are receiving a special focus at the moment due to an insidious virus called ‘bunchy top virus’. At the farmers’ market lately, the Australian Banana Growers’ Council has had a stall in a bid to educate and alert the public about it.

Bangalow retaining wall damage

The wall supporting the western end of Deacon Street has failed – opposite the Roman Catholic Church. Fortunately, this...

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Sexist ads in The Echo

Dr Ray Moynihan, Suffolk Park. The ad titled Harley, Hotties and Hammers (Echo, March 7) was a very odd way for The Echo to celebrate International Women’s...

Mandy Nolan’s Soap Box: Extreme Outrage

Last week I wrote about the inappropriate representation of women on the mural on the Extreme Sports Stars ride at the Brunswick Carnival. It has created a bit of a social-media shitstorm for both me and the local men who stood in silent protest.

Carnival decor not age appropriate

Name and address supplied, Clunes. I have a 14 year old daughter whose body, at this point, looks like the scantily clad woman on the...

Subliminal sexism

Phoebe Havyatt, Byron Bay. I fully support the sentiments expressed in letters by both Jannine Barron of Mullumbimby (January 4), and Helen O'Sullivan, Ocean shores...

Tackling the role of the princess

It was a full house at Mary Ryan’s bookshop on Saturday when local ABC journalist turned children’s author Samantha Turnbull launched her children’s fiction series.

Mass tree-planting planned for Bruns River in Mullum

More than five thousand native plants are to be planted along Brunswick River banks in Mullumbimby.

Who is our next GG?

Sam Mostyn has been announced by Prime Minister Anthony Albanese as Australia's next governor-general. So what sort of woman is she, and why has her appointment sent the right wing media into a tizz?

Byron swimmer airlifted to hospital

A man swimming in Byron Bay on the weekend was airlifted to the Gold Coast University Hospital, rescuers said. 

Woodburn: ute hits, kills pedestrian

A 30-year-old woman walking in Woodburn died on Sunday morning when a teenager driving a ute crashed into her, police said.