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Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning May 12

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Interview with Bob Vegas

The glorious Bob Downe is back with a brand new show: Viva Bob Vegas! at the Brunswick Picture House. He gave Seven the Downe low…

Create the opportunity for everyone to follow their dreams

Local dance group Sprung!! is an integrated dance theatre that has built a community program that creates space for...

Co-op meeting

Annette Snow, Myocum As a Mullumbimby Rural Co-op shareholder of 42 years and a past employee of over 13 years,...

Thanks for Bob

Jo Faith, Newtown I wish to thank The Echo for printing the article by Bob Morgan, First Nations academic. This...

Linnaeus Estate DA raises concerns for residents

Community concern over the current development application (DA: 10.2021.170.1) for Linnaeus Estate in Broken Head has led to detailed analysis of the DA.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning May 12

Check out what's on going the Byron Shire and surrounding area this week

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Nats promise road improvements in Alstonville, Lismore

A week after NSW Labor announced a $1 billion rural roads policy, the state Nats have come out with an announcement of their own – so far two intersections will benefit, albeit one of them a death zone.

Saffin hits out at dwindling role for M’bah Courthouse

Labor candidate for Lismore, Janelle Saffin, says 'it’s a bit sad and a bit ironic' that NSW Attorney General Mark Speakman chose to make an announcement about the future of the Murwillumbah Courthouse outside the Lismore Court.

I’d love to have lunch with Thomas

Community members who hold grave concerns about the safety of our future will gather tomorrow in Lismore to eat lunch with Thomas George MP.

Protect koalas and world heritage site this Thursday

A demonstration has been sparked for this Thursday by the destruction of high value forest and koala habitat through illegal logging and road building in Environment Protection Zones (EPZ) near Limpinwood, between Chillingham and Tyalgum.

Nationals call on community to choose Lismore candidate

The NSW Nationals will leave the final decision about who will replace Thomas George as their candidate in the next state election to the community.

Decision on rescue helicopter’s ‘fog-bound’ base

NSW Ambulance has completed a review of the new location for the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter Service’s larger fleet, due next year – and not everyone is happy about the outcome.

Nationals challenged to cross the floor on anti-protest laws

Lismore MP Thomas George and Nationals North Coast MLC Ben Franklin have been challenged to oppose new proposed penalties for anti coal seam gas and coal protesters. The proposed laws could see protesters such as the Knitting Nannas thrown in jail for up to seven years.

Cannabis testing is ruining lives say protesters

Activists say they are undeterred that Lismore MP Thomas George was not present when they gathered outside his office this week to protest against the roadside drug-testing regime.

Damaged maternity wing’s future uncertain

Mothers who have just given birth may be encouraged to go home from Lismore Base Hospital within four hours or moved to other district hospitals as a result of the continued closure of the damaged maternity wing.

Cannabis users to protest outside Lismore MP’s office

North Coast cannabis users will be protesting outside Lismore MP Thomas George’s office later this month as part of their continued opposition to roadside drug testing for cannabis.

Father and son win first sailing race

Sixteen boats competed in the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s race day earlier this month in a 10-12 knot breeze that suited the newcomers to...

Oceans 15 triumphant return


The Ocean Shores Aquatics team have returned home with some great results after a month-long stint at various State School Swimming competitions. ‘They have all...

Interview with Bob Vegas

The glorious Bob Downe is back with a brand new show: Viva Bob Vegas! at the Brunswick Picture House. He gave Seven the Downe low…

Interview with Cyprien Clerc, Founder and managing Director of Futureseeds

Founder and Managing Director at FutureSeeds, Cyprien Clerc, talks to The Echo about this upcoming event.