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New COVID venues of concern Lismore and Coraki

Following a second case being identified in Lismore, that is no longer in the area, several more COVID contact venues have been identified.

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Update: Lismore going into lockdown at 6pm

Lismore local government area (LGA) is going into lockdown for seven days from 6pm tonight following a positive case of COVID-19 in Goonellabah yesterday.

XR to protest outside NAB tomorrow

Extinction Rebellion (XR) Lismore and their supporters say they will protest at the Woodlark Street branch of the National Australia Bank (NAB) from 12pm tomorrow, Tuesday, September 14.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Will COVID Lose the Government their Next Erection ?

We are hearing about long covid and the many complex health issues that people are facing, long after the virus has passed through their system. I knew about that, but what I didn’t know about was that men who get covid are six times more likely to suffer from erectile dysfunction.

COVID advantage squandered

Australia has indeed been ‘the lucky country’ in the COVID-19 pandemic until recently, yet ‘run mainly by second rate...

Byron’s CBD heights limits pushed – again 

The developer behind a new, multi-storey motel to be built in central Byron Bay has applied to further increase the height of the building, despite having already been allowed to exceed the maximum height limit for that part of town.

COVID choices

The virus isn’t going anywhere – it’s here to stay. There are three real solutions. 1. Let the virus run...

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Tweed Mayor Katie Milne steps down – elections today for new Mayor and Deputy Mayor

This afternoon Tweed Shire Council will be electing a new Mayor and Deputy Mayor. Current Mayor Katie Milne will not be seeking reelection to the role.

Tweed and its wildlife corridors

Kaye Sharples, Tweed Heads (candidate Tweed Shire election). Our group attended last Saturday’s workshop on Linking Landscapes to Wildlife Corridors at Murwillumbah Civic Centre. 

Ecologist David Milledge gave a most impressive presentation about his work in this vital area for the Lismore City Council, something that Tweed shire needs to follow.

Tweed council poll in limbo after death of candidate

The Tweed Shire Council election due on September 10 is in limbo and set to be postponed after the sudden death of a Kingscliff candidate yesterday (Saturday).

Tweed’s anti-CSG ‘dynamic duo’ set sights on council

Tweed couple Michael and Julie McNamara, two of the strongest campaigners who helped see off the threat of coal seam gas from the northern rivers, have turned their sights on their local council.

State gov’t services failing to keep up with regional population growth, says independent Ballina councillor

Cr Cadwallader told The Echo on Thursday she’d be asking council staff to pursue the matter of policing resources in the shire after last month winning majority council support to pressure the government on the future of Lennox Head Public School.

Update: Lismore going into lockdown at 6pm

Lismore local government area (LGA) is going into lockdown for seven days from 6pm tonight following a positive case of COVID-19 in Goonellabah yesterday.

Is all cannabis the same? How do its variations impact us?

Are you interested in learning more about the cannabinoids you use? Researchers from Monash University are asking both smokers and non-smokers to help research the variety of cannabinoids and their impacts.

COVID venues of concern at Evans Head and Lismore

Three new venues of concern have been added to the list of COVID-19 venues of concern following a student at Goonellabah Public School testing...