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Gambian: ‘State budget must encourage uptake of electric vehicles’

The Nature Conservation Council has launched a campaign to accelerate the uptake of electric vehicles in NSW, with a video and a petition.

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Byron Golf Clubs Crowns New Ladies Foursome

Kerry Lollback and Joan Neate will have their names added to the Byron Bay Ladies Foursomes Champions board after winning the 27-hole championship held at Byron Bay golf Club.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 9 June, 2021

All the fun and frolics of the shire in one happy place

Taking action to help end overfishing

verfishing is one of the greatest threats to the health of our oceans, contributing to biodiversity loss, habitat destruction, bycatch of marine species, human rights abuses, and more.

Three men stabbed in Goonellabah

Police say a man has been charged and will face court, while three men remain in hospital following an alleged stabbing yesterday.

Dorroughby’s Pocket Forest not rocket science

The Dorroughby Environmental Education Centre (DEEC) are the newest members of a growing, prestigious international club –  the Pocket Forest club.

More Stone Beer Festivals please

S Haslam Possibly because I haven’t attended any big live music events over the pandemic, I liked the Festival of...

Stories about "whale migration":

Protecting and celebrating the whale

Byron Bay has a dark history – it was a whale slaughterhouse. Photographer Naomie Jenkins is celebrating the brighter side of Byron's whale relationships.

Whale caught in Gold Coast shark net – again

Yesterday a humpback whale was found in a shark net at Main Beach on the Gold Coast in Queensland.

Shark net trial ends early as whale migration begins

Update: A marine-life activist has warned of an all-out campaign to prevent shark nets ever being reinstalled on the North Coast after the government ended the controversial trial a month early.

Two WRHS rescue flights from Tabulam in one day

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service (WRHS) say they travelled to Tabulam twice yesterday in separate incidents in the town.

Drug and firearm offences – Tweed Heads

Police say a man has appeared in court after allegedly being found in possession of firearms, drugs and nearly $10,000 cash in Tweed Heads.

Roar

Kate Coxall, BSC Green candidate, Wilsons Creek In response to the silencing tactics of unaware and privileged men in last week’s Echo, I say ‘No’. We, as women,...

Big donation and new poetry competition for BRFR

Local community group Ballina Region for Refugees is having a big month, with a major anonymous donation amongst other news.