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The Red Heart project helps African women recycle pads 

Something that we don’t always stop to think about is how African women access menstrual and hygiene products – pads, tampons, moon cups, sponges or other ways to manage that monthly bleed. 

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Shambolic roads

With regards to the Echo article, ‘Let’s dive deep into potholes’ (May 15), I am appalled at the attitude...

St Helena Tunnel, Ewingsdale – changed overnight traffic conditions 

Essential maintenance at the St Helena Tunnel will be carried out overnight on the Pacific Motorway at Ewingsdale from Monday, 27 May.

Ballina council to send damning Richmond River report to ministers

A majority of Ballina Shire Councillors has voted to send a damning report on the Richmond River catchment to relevant state and federal ministers.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Why are we so blasé about violent pornography?

Why is it a turn on to hurt us? Recent intersectional studies have shown that online misogyny and violent pornography are contributors to a sharp rise in domestic violence. In NSW alone, police attend 500 incidents every day. If there were 500 threats or incidents at banks, or to the government, we would be in a state of emergency. Instead we stop, shake our heads, we listen to good men in government speak empty words, make a few promises, and move on. If you’ve ever lived through violence, it’s pretty well what your abuser does after hitting you.

The Red Heart project helps African women recycle pads 

Something that we don’t always stop to think about is how African women access menstrual and hygiene products – pads, tampons, moon cups, sponges or other ways to manage that monthly bleed. 

Final kambo witnesses called, inquest yet to hear from Lore Solaris and Cameron Kite

The Jarrad Antonovich inquest ground inexorably towards its conclusion yesterday, with more evidence from witnesses showing the tragedy could possibly have been avoided, and certainly the ongoing damage lessened, if everyone involved had taken responsibility earlier.

Stories about "Tweed crime":

Suspicious driving leads to two arrests in Tweed

Two male drivers were arrested in Tweed on Sunday (December 16), one for being four times over the alcohol limit after admitting to drinking 12 VBs before he got behind the wheel.

Three stolen vehicles recovered and three arrests following two pursuits

Two teenage boys and an adult male will face court today after two pursuits on the North Coast involving stolen vehicles over the weekend.

Two Tweed police assaulted in three days

A man arrested on Saturday at Tweed Heads allegedly broke a police officer's nose. In a separate incident on Thursday, a man threatened Tweed Hospital emergency staff and patients with a skateboard before kicking his arresting officer.

Suspected OMCG associate arrested on firearms charges

Officers from Taskforce Raptor were part of a raid on a Dum Dum property on Friday (October 12) that resulted in a man being detained on multiple firearm and drug charges.

Man drove stolen car over graves

A man has been arrested after the stolen car he was driving got stuck on a grave as he was driving through the Murwillumbah Catholic Cemetery with police in pursuit.

Thieves stoop to stealing grog from caravans

Police are warning residents in the Tweed to be especially careful to lock cars, homes and caravans following a recent spate of thefts.

Man drives at police car during Tweed pursuit

During the chase of a car that had no number plates on the front, police say the vehicle being pursued drove straight towards them, forcing officers to take evasive action to avoid a crash.

Police call for witnesses of Tweed Heads hit and run

Police are appealing for public assistance after a pedestrian was seriously injured in a crash in Tweed Heads South overnight.

Man acquitted despite murder confession

A man charged after 53-year-old Nicole Wheat was bashed to death at a property near Tomewin four years ago has walked free from court.

Stolen property seized in raid on Tweed bikies

Police have seized large amounts of stolen property during a search at the home of a member of the Lone Wolf outlaw motorcycle gang in Chinderah and subsequently at a Kingscliff storage unit.

First observations of meltwater eating away at Antarctic ice shelves

Scientists who have witnessed Antarctic ice shelf decay are escalating concerns that rising air temperatures will push these frozen masses to unprecedented fractures.

MP Saffin clarifies claims around flood recovery

The office of Lismore Labor MP, Janelle Saffin, has made the claim that ‘No government, state or federal, has cut the funding promised for Resilient Homes and Resilient Land programs’ for 2022 flood recovery – see letters page 11.

Ballina council to send damning Richmond River report to ministers

A majority of Ballina Shire Councillors has voted to send a damning report on the Richmond River catchment to relevant state and federal ministers.

Who is responsible?

Teenage (stabbing) crime. Here I go again! Why are these kids allowed out of the house before their parents take stock of their kitchen...