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Lismore trail of recycled crushed glass in concrete

A trial to use recycled crushed glass in concrete as a replacement for sand will be taking place in Lismore at the Lismore Recycling & Recovery Centre.

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Who’s extinct now?

The Nationals MP for Clarence, Mr Gulaptis, is soon to retire and I can hear the koalas clapping. As...

Edjamakashun pledges from NSW election candidates

NSW election candidates make their case for improving poor education standards  With Labor think tank, The McKell Institute, outlining a...

Letters – 1 February 2023

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.

TELSTRA – The end of the line?

I live in a valley that was ravaged by flood last year. Telegraph poles were swept out of the...

Cheeky Cabaret returns!

Following the Cheeky season is some incredible live music, including Ella Hooper: Small Town Temple tour, Libby O’Donovan – cabaret singer extraordinaire, Stella Donnelly: Flood Australian tour, Liz Stringer and William Crighton co-headlining in a powerhouse performance, and the house is thrilled to announce the fabulous Tim Rogers & The Twin Set coming in April.

Appeal for flag stolen from Bruns

The two Aboriginal flags that fly high over the Brunswick River Bridge on Invasion Day have become a potent symbol of survival and solidarity for many in the Shire. 

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West Byron raises its ugly head again

Jennifer Gray, Myocum Although Villa World’s Byron development application for its half of the West Byron subdivision was rejected by the planning panel and the Byron...

Terry Agnew buys Villa World’s Byron property

Representatives for wealthy Sydney-based developer, Terry Agnew, have told Echonetdaily that his company, NSPT Pty Ltd, now owns all shares in Villa World Byron Pty Ltd.

Destructive West Byron development refuses to die

West Byron has raised its ugly head again as a group of local landholders attempt to use the courts to force their excessive and inappropriate over-development of a sensitive site, adjacent to the Belongil Estuary, upon the Byron community, against its will and best interests.

Northern Regional Planning Panel says no to Villa World’s West Byron

On Monday at the Byron Theatre it was standing room only as over 200 community stakeholders gathered to listen to the final public submissions and hear the Northern Regional Planning Panel’s (NRPP) decision on Villa World’s component of the West Byron development.

60 farmers blockaded Santos trucks and oppose CSG

More than 60 farmers blockaded Santos trucks on Saturday and police were called to a state forest near Gunnedah amid disputes over potential water extraction and fracking.

Only nine weeks to Bluesfest and 18 new artists announced

Easter is on its way and that means Bluesfest is only nine weeks away. 

Controversial development that would dwarf Uki under appeal in L&EC – Tweed Nightcap Village MO

The contentious Nightcap Village $39M multiple occupancy development near Uki, promoted by Pete Evans, will have its appeal to the Land & Environment Court (L&EC) against the NRPP's refusal will be heard from 9 February. 

Food prices are up, and so is…

I was shocked to see the cost of local bread I buy in Mullumbimby had risen 40 per cent. That particular loaf is becoming a luxury item.