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COVID update: two new cases in Lismore and fragments in Byron’s STP

The Northern NSW Local Health District, Lynne Weir, today say that two new cases of COVID-19 have been reported for the District to 8pm, 23 October.

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Bring your people together!

It’s time to bring people together! Wherever you might like to party, Event Byron Bay has you covered. From...

Privately owned, but still ‘sacred site’ – Nimbin church burns to the ground

Last night at around 9pm, St Patrick's Catholic Church in Nimbin burned to the ground.

One new COVID case in Lismore and Local Health District venues of concerns

Northern NSW Local Health District says there has been one new case of COVID-19 reported for the are to 8pm 17 October.

XR plans two weeks of ‘Reclaim our Future’ protests

Extinction Rebellion Lismore is part of the Northern Rivers push to highlight the issue of climate change and a march and candlelit vigil last night was the start to a fortnight of ‘Reclaim Our Future’ protests.

Locals gathering to object to burning forests, plastic, foils, and tyres for energy at Condong sugar mill

A public protest is taking place this Friday meet near the Condong sugar mill, north of Murwillumbah, at the big fig tree on Tweed Valley Way on Friday, 22 October at 10am to object to the burning of trees and ‘forest waste’ by Cape Byron Power to generate electricity at the Condong sugar mill.

COVID update: two new cases in Lismore and fragments in Byron’s STP

The Northern NSW Local Health District, Lynne Weir, today say that two new cases of COVID-19 have been reported for the District to 8pm, 23 October.

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West Byron developer seeks to reduce staging, timeframe

One of the developers behind the West Byron suburb opposite the Arts & Industry Estate is asking Council to reduce the number of construction stages from seven to three

Tony Maxwell, West Byron and fighting for our community

Catherine Coorey, Byron Bay Thank you, Wren McLean, for the beautiful piece about Tony Maxwell; a remarkable local man who died too young. Few people would...

Gold Coast of Byron

Matt Hartley, Byron Bay I think it’s all about canals, West Byron, and a pile of money. Since The Echo published a letter from me...

West Byron court case

Tom Vidal, Byron Bay I have been listening to the ongoing court proceedings Council v Site R&D (part of the West Byron DA) of the Land...

Outdated traffic reports relied upon by Council and developers

Questions around the use of outdated traffic studies by Council and developers to plan the future of Byron Shire remain unanswered, says a local civil engineer.

Residents address court, opposed to West Byron

A group of locals have addressed the Land and Environment Court (LEC) over the proposed West Byron housing development, raising concerns about the traffic, flooding, residential amenity and environmental impacts of the plan.

West Byron – wetland or suburb?

Turning the West Byron housing development site into a wetland for excess effluent from the Byron Bay Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) is a possible solution to its increased output, says Greens MP Tamara Smith and Byron Shire councillor Cate Coorey.

Last chance for your say on revised West Byron DA

Dailan Pugh  Villa World’s West Byron development is back, and until September 30 you can make a submission to Byron Council. It's been badged as...

Residents group want you to #protectByron

The Byron Residents’ Group are encouraging people who want to make a submission against the West Byron development to do so today before the deadline.

Submissions for West Byron DA extended

The exhibition period for the West Byron DA has been extended by four weeks.

Mutual obligation or mandatory vax?

There is much being said about the pros and cons of the vaccination. Do we? Don’t we? Must we? Must we not? But the answers...

Christian fundamentals

Robin Harrison’s letter (13 October) made me realise how Christian fundamentals are little known, yet so freely referred to. There are at least three...

A dumb act of STP

Council is stating that breaches of licence conditions, in part, justifies spending $10m on transferring raw sewage from Ocean Shores Sewerage Treatment Plant (OS...

COVID-19 update: 5 new cases in the NNSWLHD

Northern NSW Local Health District, Acting Chief Executive, Lynne Weir, says there were five new cases of COVID-19 reported for the District to 8pm last night, 21 October.