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Police appeal for help to find missing teenagers

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate the boy and a girl who were last seen in Alstonville on Monday.

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Bluesfest announces October dates for 2021 festival

After two disappointing cancelations of their event, Bluesfest has announced that they will hold the 2021 festival over the...

Diverse and resilient

Andrya Hart, The Channon After statements and actions by some Rous councillors, I am left wondering how many refusals to...

Locals question placing homes in areas of inundation risk

It is where the community fought off Club Med and it is once again in the spotlight as the current owners, Elements, are seeking to have the zoning of the environmentally sensitive area in Bayshore Drive changed from tourism to residential

Trainspotters

Jillian Spring, Billinudgel In the article –  At a gathering of trainspotters, 21/4/21 by David Lisle, re Tweed Council Rail...

How to exercise more voting rights in council elections

Being a property owner in NSW isn’t just a financial advantage, it also means you have more rights to vote than non-property owners.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Stirring the Tea Pot

A house without tea is not a home.

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Outdoor Sea Shepherd film screening next week

A new initiative by Byron Youth Service (BYS) has launched, which aims to educate and bring together a community of passionate people of all ages.

Opening the doors to adulthood

How many enter adult life wondering why they learned few life skills in school? Without the relevant guidance, it’s hard to do small but important things, from registering your car to voting or budgeting an income.

Youth service struggles with funding cuts

Byron Youth Service is struggling after government cuts and former director, ALP Ballina candidate Paul Spooner, said the federal government policy, 'is destroying all the good work built up by our local community over the last 30 years'.

Wolfmother channel the Spirit of the Bay

On Sunday Byron Bay will witness a convergence of great entertainment, youth mentorship and fundraising at the inaugural Spirit of the Bay all-ages one-day festival at the YAC amphitheatre.

Street Cruise goes golfing

Byron Bay Golf Club has thrown its support behind Byron Youth Service – Street Cruise with a Fundraiser on Sunday July 14 from 10am...

Vices Winter Break

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Is-UNO0c1i8 A very special show is in store for young people at the YACRockcafe this coming Friday at the Byron YAC with some heavy-duty hardcore...

Corruption-riddled

Keith Duncan, Pimlico Thank God this corruption-riddled Berejiklian/Barilaro government does not have a majority in the NSW upper house. Environmentalists in NSW have just breathed...

Man jailed over South Golden Beach dog shooting

A local builder who shot his neighbour’s dog with a bow and arrow in South Golden Beach has been jailed after unsuccessfully appealing his conviction in the District Court.

Greens MP calls for greater workplace safety in government

Mia Armitage Greens Member for Ballina Tamara Smith has joined calls for improved workplace safety in government after accusations against a Byron Shire resident of...

Angsts, hopes and visions

Jo Faith, Newtown I love The Echo and all of the folk that passionately contribute their angsts, hopes and visions. How do The (struggling) Echo...