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Six slips sites, $5m and 42 weeks sees Bilambil – Urliup Road open

The 2022 floods saw the Tweed hinterland connection road between Bilambil and Urliup severely damaged with six slip sites....

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Cr Dicker calls on Ballina Council to look at future options for Wollongbar pods 

Visiting the Wollongbar pod village over the weekend, after residents were given notice to leave the pods by November, Cr Kiri Dicker said: ‘It’s total waste of taxpayers’ money to tear it down when the shortage of housing is so severe’.

Zionism is not a dirty word

I was disheartened reading Heilpern’s article (Echo, July 3). I understand his confusion when stating '… an antisemite one...

Valley of Craftsmen at Mullum Farmers Market

Victoria Cosford It’s a pest and a weed, introduced from East Asia and found along most of the east coast,...

Affordable housing

The Country Women’s Association of NSW’s policy is to advocate to governments to prioritise the construction of social and...

BayFM lands major grant 

Independent local radio station, BayFM 99.9, has received a major grant from the Community Broadcasting Foundation, enabling it to plan big for the future. 

Another fire ant nest at Wardell

Fire ants were located at Wardell, south of Ballina on Thursday, July 11 as part of the fire ant response to a previous detection of the fire ants in Wardell in January this year. 

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Young Lismore musicians to play in Sydney

Later this month a group of young Lismore musicians travel to Sydney to take part in a huge night of Latin music at Sydney’s Club York. 

Developer may destroy up to 1.5 million indigenous artefacts in Lismore

Land and Environment Court accepts Uncle Mickey Ryan as party to the case after Lismore Council fails to defend Aboriginal cultural heritage of North Lismore Plateau.

Tyagarah – changed overnight traffic conditions

From Monday, July 22 there will be changed traffic conditions on Tyagarah Creek Bridge on the Pacific Highway at Tyagarah to carry out essential maintenance.

45 search and rescue missions in June on Northern Rivers

Marine Rescue NSW saw a drop in search and rescue missions this June compared to last year, however, it was still their second-busiest June ever.

Veterans honoured for their service

On July 11, the Byron Bay RSL sub-branch held an inaugural memorial service to officially recognise the veterans who served in Iraq, Afghanistan, Arabian Gulf, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates.