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I’m with you Mandy…

Dominica Coulthurst, Knockrow I’m with you Mandy... all the way. Thanks so much for your Soapbox message last week. Always love...

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Riverland Wine: A hidden gem

  Julz Recsei* As I navigate the vast world of wine, I am constantly looking for something new and I found...

Cartoon of the week – 28 July, 2021

We love to receive letters, but not every letter will be published; the publication of letters is at the discretion of the online and print letters editors.

Green is the colour of my discontent

Tom Tabart, Co-founder, Byron Greens The Greens team for the Council election has a problem with the inclusion of Sarah Ndiaye,...

Northern Rivers responds to cal for COVID-19 testing

Following the flight of a COVID positive traveller from Sydney to Ballina and the detection of COVID fragments in the Byron Bay Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) both locals and visitors have responded to calls for more testing in the region.

Fake news

Ron Priestley, Main Arm What Neil Bowhay is proposing (Letters, 14 July) is that The Echo prints fake news. It is people...

$10k fine for man who flew to Ballina while COVID infected, as govt takes Pfizer vaccine from regions

A young man who left COVID lockdown in Sydney and flew to Ballina while infected with the virus has been fined nearly $10,000 for numerous health order breaches in NSW and Queensland.

Stories about "speeding":

Man charged following a police pursuit

Police say that on Saturday, officers observed the male driving a vehicle along Marine Parade, Kingscliff, 20kph above the speed limit, ignoring police actions to stop him.

Byron’s police chief warns: extra cops on the roads

Double demerits are applicable for anyone caught speeding; using a mobile phone while driving; not wearing a seatbelt; and if riding a motorbike, failing to wear a helmet.

Drunk driver caught 87km/h over limit

A man has been charged with drink driving after allegedly being detected travelling at more than 180km/h near Byron Bay on Sunday (July 15).

Man caught driving 115k in 50k zone, Bangalow

A police speed radar on Granuaille Road, Bangalow, on Sunday detected a northbound vehicle travelling at 115km/h in a 50km/h residential zone. They allege driver blew double the legal alcohol limit.

Man stopped after speeding charged with dealing ice

Police carrying out highway patrol duties yesterday acted on a suspicion and searched a car stopped for speeding, resulting in the seizure of cash, ice, ecstasy, masks, knives, drug paraphernalia and items linked to drug supply.

Speeding driver had licence suspended hours earlier

A police crackdown on speeding over the long weekend saw a man pulled over west of Byron Bay who’d had his licence suspended in Queensland just hours earlier.

New police highway patrol vehicles being ‘rolled out’

Speedsters watch out! Byron, Tweed and Lismore police have each recently received new highway patrol vehicles intended to crack down on speeding and dangerous drivers

B-double stopped at Tweed could ‘travel at any speed’

A speeding B-double pulled over by NSW highway patrol at Tweed Heads on Wednesday had been modified to ‘travel at any speed’ police say.

Speeding driver charged with stalking

A man who was arrested and charged by NSW police after his car was tracked south by Queensland Police helicopters last night has been charged with breach of bail over an earlier stalking incident..

Young drivers and speeding a fatal cocktail

Peter Roberts, Byron Bay. Between the age of 20 and 28, I had several serious, life threatening motor vehicle accidents. All were at speeds in excess of 100kph and all were terrifying. I should have died in any one of these crashes.

Ballina Shire Council supports application for new croquet club

The Ballina Croquet Club is hoping to receive up to $300,000 in funding for a new club house at Cawarra Park. 

Storylines: Growing hope

Hope is a fragile thing in 2021. With the current pandemic and the uncertainty in so many aspects of life, our hope is being shadowed by fear. It is profoundly affecting our humanity.

Northern Rivers responds to cal for COVID-19 testing

Following the flight of a COVID positive traveller from Sydney to Ballina and the detection of COVID fragments in the Byron Bay Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) both locals and visitors have responded to calls for more testing in the region.

Open-air art walk by the river at Murwillumbah completed

The Ages of the Tweed mural that accompanies the open-air riverside art walk has now been completed.