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Dogs need control

I agree with Alison Drover’s recent article and her final line ‘wildlife needs more love, and our dog owners...

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Which values are important?

Public opinion sure is divided about the Dunoon Dam (the DuD). Clearly it does not have sufficient social licence...

Thousands gather at Ballina MMAMV rally

Around 2,500 gathered at Missingham Park in Ballina to hear MMAMV speakers before marching to the Ballina police station and then making their way back to the starting point for more speakers.

Cartoon of the week – 1 December, 2021

The Echo loves your letters and is proud to provide a community forum on the issues that matter most to our readers and the people of the NSW north coast. So don’t be a passive reader, send us your epistles.

COVID weekend summary: Aquarius and a new Tweed case

The Northern NSW Local Health District is encouraging residents and visitors to Byron Bay to get tested for COVID-19, after being notified of a number of confirmed cases in the area during the last week.

Realistic, local agendas!

On Saturday 4 December we need to vote for people who focus on issues that can be controlled by...

Remember Ocean Shores?

When Ocean Shores – now the largest town in the Byron Shire – was established, Council enforced strict directives....

Stories about "Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre":

Lismore artist wins Border Art Prize

Trinity Leonard's oil painting Hannah, immediately caught both judges' eye and they described the work as, ‘arresting and filled with emotion that you could feel’. 

Artist-in-residence ‘moved’ by Olley’s plastic flowers

Archibald Prize-winning artist Guy Maestri says he was genuinely moved by his time as artist-in-residence at the Margaret Olley Art Centre. But perhaps most surprisingly, the recreation of Olley’s home studio reminded Maestri of his love for his grandmother’s plastic flowers.

Students step behind the lens with acclaimed Indigenous photographer

A group of Tweed art students recently enjoyed special insight into the creativity of award-winning Indigenous artist Michael Cook, during a ‘student enrichment day’ at Tweed Regional Gallery.

Tweed gallery tops as traveller’s choice

The people have spoken - Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre is among the best of the best in the world, again winning a TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Award, the American travel website’s highest honour, based on user reviews.

COVID update December 3: One new case and advice for international travellers

One new case of COVID-19 was reported for Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWLHD) in the 24 hours to 8pm 2 December. Northern NSW Local...

Last mayoral candidates Q and A: are you a landlord?

Here at The Echo we have seen and heard the word ‘housing’ come up time and again throughout the local government election campaign period, whether it’s from candidates or other voters.

On the ground work assists evicted women 

We know the region has some of the highest rents, and highest housing costs in Australia. We all know that this has virtually eliminated affordable housing. We hear the stories of women and children being evicted, of couch surfing and living in cars.

What do the Tweed Council candidates stand for?

The final day of voting for your local Tweed Shire Councill candidates is Saturday 4 December at a venue near you.