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Ready for the meta-crisis?

The attempted assassination of Donald Trump has caused shock waves, but it’s sadly not surprising this would happen, with so much hate and vitriol being expressed in the US presidential race.

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They’re back!

Stone & Wood’s popular Murbah Open Day is back on Saturday, August 3 – they are celebrating a decade of boutique brews and community. Stone & Wood’s Murwillumbah Brewery will open its doors from 11am to 5pm, inviting locals and brew lovers from near and far to enjoy a rare behind-the-scenes experience, with guided tours running throughout the day offering an exclusive insight into the brewing and packaging process.

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,...

Youth crime

Boring as I might seem on this subject, National service is the most applicable method of getting ‘youth crime’...

Celebrating NAIDOC Week in Byron Bay

Celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements NAIDOC Week is an opportunity to recognise the contributions Indigenous Australians make to our country and society.

While Hamas exists, Palestine will never be free

In response to David Heilpern’s article regarding antisemitism and Israel, (Echo, July 3) it is probably generally agreed that...

Electricity lines clipped and lines come down in Lismore

Police have confirmed that a truck clipped powerlines today on Dawson Street, Lismore. 

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Tom Avery wins Indigenous surf contest in cyclone swell

Tom Avery has won the longboard section of the Wandiyali Indigenous Surf Classic, a celebration of surf and the coming together of the Indigenous...

Lismore man wins Indigenous longboard title at Bells Beach

Lismore's Tom Avery has surfed his way to victory in the inaugural longboard division at the Indigenous Surfing Titles held at Bells Beach in Victoria recently.

Aboriginal musician sets 60 day busking challenge

A Lismore musician is taking to the sidewalks to raise $20,000 for his first studio album, The Gold Album.

Dolphin Awards to rock Ballina tonight

The region’s finest musicians will be recognized tonight at the 2014 NCEIA Dolphin Awards, to be held at the Ballina RSL Club.

Dance video features the protected hills of Bentley

Lismore musician/filmmaker Tom Avery has followed up the recent release of his documentary Ocean Music with a dance video set at Bentley, and a reggae music clip showcasing Lismore’s colourful street art.

Bundjalung doco launch mixes art with music

A documentary called Ocean Music, featuring Gamilaroi musician/surfer Tom Avery, premiered in Lismore last night, along with an exhibition by local street artists.

Bundjalung doco to showcase music and ocean

A documentary called Ocean Music, featuring Gamilaroi musician/surfer Tom Avery, will premiere in Lismore tomorrow evening. Tom Avery, who is also known as Blakboi, wrote and edited the documentary, and was also the assistant producer and director.

Support Tweed’s rough sleepers in Tweed Heads and join the Community Sleepout

Vinnies and Fred’s Place are asking for the residents of the Tweed Shire to come together for a night and experience what it is like to be homeless.

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’.

Maintenance work Blackwall Drive, Wardell

Maintenance work is being carried out on Blackwall Drive, Wardell starting Monday 22 July.

Byron’s foreshore future – a closer look

Plans for Byron Bay’s foreshore are on exhibition until July 31 – Council staff propose options and a ten-year vision for the much-used space, including the removal, or partial removal of the carpark around the pool and Fishheads restaurant.