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New Greens team

Matthew O’Reilly President of CABS and a proud member of the NEW Byron Greens team It seems that some readers have...

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Democracy

Jo Faith, Newtown Thank you all at The Echo for upholding independent journalism. For readers and activists concerned about the demise...

Magic mushrooms

David Gilet, Byron Bay As noted in David Heilpern’s article (24 February), with drugs, whether medicinal or recreational, dosage is a...

Leadership lost

Paul Leitch, Ewingsdale Thanks to Hans Lovejoy for commenting on the proposed Ewingsdale Development (24 February). It is worthwhile noting that...

Helping Our Kids, help our kids

The Lismore Samson Fitness Challenge kicks off tonight in Lismore with the express aim of raising much-needed funds for the Our Kids charity.

My dear friend, Philip Rubinstein 1934–2021

I first met Phil on a rain-soaked day outside my house in Brunswick Terrace, Mullum. It was an accidental encounter, but we soon got stuck into a conversation about the parlous state of Australian universities.

New Greens team

Matthew O’Reilly President of CABS and a proud member of the NEW Byron Greens team It seems that some readers have...

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Surf lifesavers Phoebe and Ethan vie for statewide honours

Phoebe Link, from Byron Bay SLSC, and Ethan Bayly from Lennox Head-Alstonville SLSC, have been awarded the junior lifesavers of the year for the Far North Coast Branch.

Australia Day Warning from your local SLSC

Surf Life Saving New South Wales has issued a warning to beachgoers to heed safety advice after a huge weekend on beaches, with heatwave conditions and large swells forecast for today.

New Year’s warning for NSW Beaches 

Surf Lifesavers across the state are on standby for incidents, rescues and other emergencies in the lead-up to the traditionally busy and often dangerous New Year’s period.

Surf Life Saving flags are up for summer

It was the annual raising of the flags for New South Wales SLSC's on Saturday – the start of the NSW school holidays and the official opening of the SLSC season.

Drones on local beaches for safety’s sake

Drones are literally part of the 21st-century landscape and skyscape and putting them to good use is part of a new initiative from Surf Lifesaving NSW and Tweed Council who are including this airborne appliance on their watch.

Local surf clubs looking toward next season

It’s been a tough year on a lot of levels and no different for surf lifesavers.

The end of a challenging SLS season

Surf Life Saving New South Wales says the 2019/20 Surf Life Saving season was one of the most challenging they have seen

SLSC upgrade open next week

The final stage of the Shelly Beach SLSC upgrade is complete and the facility will officially open next week.

Cudgen Headland Whitewash at Country Champs

Ending the six year winning streak of the Byron Bay SLSC Cudgen Headland won the 2017 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships at South West Rocks this weekend.

North coast surf clubs scoop up awards

It was a big night for far north coast clubs at the 2015 Surf Life Saving NSW Awards of Excellence on Saturday night with the region claiming three awards including the prestigious Club of the Year.

Naming Ben Franklin

Cecily McGee, Mullumbimby It's very misleading for the Byron Shire Echo to repeatedly give Ben Franklin free media coverage,  as in the article about the Mullumbimby...

A little bit of COVID…

Mandy Nolan has stated in The Echo, ‘For 30 years I’ve fought to give a voice to the voiceless in our community, now I’m...

Democracy

Jo Faith, Newtown Thank you all at The Echo for upholding independent journalism. For readers and activists concerned about the demise of democracy, do take the...

Rape, the law, and naming the man responsible

David Heilpern tackles key questions relating to the allegation of rape by a cabinet minister.