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Nationals and Labor didn’t sign Clarence anti-mining pledge
The Clarence Catchment Alliance (CCA) have been seeking the support of all candidates running for the seat of Clarence...
Famous plant-based market food
Victoria Cosford Arianne Schreiber has a confession. ‘I pretty much sleep with cookbooks’, she tells me – and I completely...
Nicola Levi supports a ban on mining in the Clarence
Independent Nicola Levi supports banning mining in The Clarance catchment and does not support a thermal waste incinerator at...
Harmony Week – Global Beats
On Saturday 25 March 2023, Byron Multicultural will celebrate Harmony Week 2023 with Global Beats Byron Bay – World Music Lantern Parade; a stellar lineup of music, dance and rhythms.
Lismore candidate Vanessa Rosayro
With just a few days until we head to the polls, The Echo asked the candidates for the seat of Lismore one last bunch of questions.
Geoff Provest talks SSF and hosptials in Tweed
A key issue in the seat of Tweed is around the preservation of State Significant Farmland that is currently under threat from developers like those behind the 'Cudgen Connection' development proposed for the site next to the current Tweed Valley Hospital.
Dr Leon Ankersmit looks at mining, and thermal waste incinerators in the Clarence
Dr Leon Ankersmit has stated that he supports the position of no mining in the Clarence catchment but has stopped short of signing the Clarence Catchment Alliance pledge to 'ban mining in the Clarence catchment.
Stories about "surf lifesaving":
Brunswick SLSC ready to celebrate Rainbow Beaches
Brunswick Surf Life Saving Club members will be expanding their wardrobe to include all colours of the spectrum on February 19, with volunteers taking...
Emergency Response Beacon for Lennox Head in 2023
The importance of Emergency Response Beacons (ERB) to reduce the risk of drownings has been highlighted by a number of drownings since the beginning of 2023.
Emergency Services Expo in Bruns on Sunday
An Emergency Services Expo will be held on Sunday in Brunswick Heads. The Expo is where the community can meet all their local First Responders in one place.
Northern NSW surf athletes shine at state championships
The Surf Life Saving NSW 2020 State Championships wrapped-up on Sunday March 7, at Swansea Belmont, Lake Macquarie, with northern NSW surf sports athletes from Cudgen Headland, and Lennox Head performing strongly.
Country lifesavers head to Cudgen for championships
For the second year in a row Cudgen Headland Surf Lifesaving Club will host over 1500 competitors, this upcoming weekend, for the NSW Country Surf Lifesaving Championships.
Life savers return to north coast beaches
Far north coast surf life savers returned to active beach patrols last Saturday. Over 21,000 active surf life savers from the 129 surf clubs along...
Surf lifesaving clubs call for volunteers
Nine surf clubs from across the far north coast are set to participate in this year’s NSW Surf Club Open Day on Sunday, in what organisers say proves surf lifesaving is becoming increasingly popular.
Byron lifeguard on surf-rescue mission to Chile
Byron Bay lifeguard Grace Hamilton, the only Australian chosen for an international surf lifesaving exchange program travelling to Chile next month, is looking forward to teaching Chileans about surf safety, as well as giving them much-needed equipment.
Not a ‘bonanza for developers and land bankers’ as local councils lose planning controls?
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The NSW Department of Planning and Environment were quick to respond to the article ‘A bonanza for developers and land bankers?’ published on 21 March 2023 on The Echo online ‘to correct the inaccuracies contained in your article’.
NSW state election
Janelle’s four year road to the 2023 vote
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Yesterday was the fourth anniversary of Janelle Saffin's win in the seat of Lismore and with not a minute to celebrate, Saffin spoke to The Echo about the 2023 campaign.
Appeal to locate woman missing from Tweed Heads
Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a woman, Kara Symington, missing from Tweed Heads since Tuesday.
Clarence State Electorate
Election 2023: Crystal ball gazing and hot tips
In a tight election, with many predicting a hung parliament, all eyes are on Sydney seats to see if any Teals can wrest seats from Liberals – and can Labor regain an inner Sydney seat from the Greens?