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Not quite ‘too late’

Desmond Bellamy, PETA Australia Sir David Attenborough, the world’s most famous naturalist, has just addressed the United Nations Security Council to...

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Helping Our Kids, help our kids

The Lismore Samson Fitness Challenge kicks off tonight in Lismore with the express aim of raising much-needed funds for the Our Kids charity.

Lifting the lid on plans to build a retirement village in Ewingsdale

The letter sent to the residents of Ewingsdale last year by holiday park owner Ingenia seemed fairly innocuous at first glance...

Cartoon of the week – 3 March, 2021

We love to receive letters, but not every letter will be published; the publication of letters is at the discretion of the online and print letters editors.

Croquet club gets new turf as it prepares to host NSW championship

The Byron Bay Croquet Club is ready for another big year that includes new turf, hosting a state championship and building on last year’s membership growth.

Ballina Dragon Boaters win world championships

Shelley Cornish from Tintenbar has won two gold medals in the world indoor rowing championships as well as a world record time, while husband Paul Hurley chimed in with a silver medal.

Nimbin medicinal cannabis event, March 27

Two experienced medical cannabis doctors and a retired magistrate who is passionate about changing the drug driving rules will take part in the MEDICAN gathering in Nimbin.

Stories about "Women":

Forum to address housing emergency, March 8

A grassroots movement is bringing women, community and art together on International Women’s Day (March 8) in an urgent push to solve the local housing emergency. 

Lismore Women’s Festival in March

Now in its fifth year, the Lismore Women’s Festival explores and celebrates ideas, especially from local women.

Momentum gets boost to help DV victims in Ballina

The Rotary Club of Ballina-on-Richmond has teamed up with Momentum Collective in Tamar Street to create ten care packs for women and children escaping domestic violence.

Looking after the health and wellbeing of women

Janella has been in the Byron area for 12 years, servicing her clinics and facilitating one-on-one retreats helping people achieve better health.

Women’s Health Week a timely reminder

Women, and men, could benefit from taking a closer look at their health all the time – Women's Health Week is a gentle reminder to do what we should be doing more often.

Feel Good Friday – new women’s service

As the country’s homeless population continues to grow, women, particularly those over the age of 45, are among the fastest growing group.

The rebirth of the North Coast Womens Festival

Women are being invited to participate in the rebirth of the North Coast Women's Festival, a festival designed to encourage women to participate in community through cultural and artistic events in a supportive environment.

Patt instils confidence through woodwork

Doing the Woodwork for Women courses with Patt Gregory in Mullumbimby is about more than learning how to saw straight, though that is an important skill you will learn.

Tea with Geena Davis

This Sunday the Lismore Chamber of Commerce & Industry in collaboration with NORPA Big Think host a regional high tea featuring actor Geena Davis in a...

Males champion change in cities but what about the regions?

Even as Male Champions of Change ANZ chief executive Mike Smith and chairman David Gonski announce measures they hope will address gender inequality, particularly in superannuation, the plight of regional women remain largely unexamined.

Suspicion and belief

Fast Buck$, Coorabell My suspicion is that the mayor and the senior staff have been helping Michael Lyon become electable as mayor by scripting his...

Optics

I Menahemi, Myocum In his editorial Hans Lovejoy says – ‘the optics from The Echo have been and hopefully always will be independent.’ As long as more...

Suffolk Park pump track

Jinesh Attard, Suffolk Park Many in the local community of hillside Suffolk Park have come to understand the impact the pump track will have on our...

New Greens team

Matthew O’Reilly President of CABS and a proud member of the NEW Byron Greens team It seems that some readers have taken my comments on the...