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Mt Warning ban

Chris Gee, Byron Bay Indigenous readers be advised that the following letter contains references to persons deceased. I read with some...

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Facebook fails

Adrian Gattenhof, Mullumbimby American spoilt brat Zuckerberg may have done adults around the world a great favour with his screamy...

Loveday wins All Shorts second year in a row

Filmmakers travelled from where COVID allowed this weekend to be part of the 30th birthday celebrations for Flickerfest in...

Coal scuttle

Alan Veacock, Cumbalum After some serious arm-twisting from the rest of the sane world, led by Joe Biden, the ‘marketing...

Saltwater mob style

Story & photo Melissa Butters If you’ve ever tasted the wild fish rillettes from The Bay SmokeHouse you know what’s...

A closer look at Byron Council’s fossil fuel investments

Is Byron Council putting its money where its mouth is when it comes to reducing carbon emissions?

Constitutional referendum/poll for LG elections for Byron Shire?

Is the wards fight back again? Byron Shire Council staff have advised, in the upcoming agenda, that ‘Council may conduct a Constitutional referendum or poll in conjunction with the Local Government Election, to be held in September 2021’.

Stories about "Yamba":

How to avoid pirates and make the long journey home

To sail or to stay? That was the decision that Craig Plummer and Claudia Schick from Bangalow had to make when the COVID-19 pandemic hit and they sailed into an Indonesian port, from Thailand.

Fatal motorcycle crash – Clarence Valley

A motorcyclist died near Maclean yesterday.

Search for yachtsman missing off Yamba

Updated: 11.50am An air and sea search is underway for 65-year-old solo yachtsmen Keith Jones, who is missing from his vessel, found at Yamba yesterday.

Police seek man over Yamba indecent assault

Police are appealing for information following reports a child was indecently assaulted by an unknown man in Yamba last month.

Eight injured in Yamba balcony collapse

Eight people were injured when the second storey balcony of a Yamba building collapsed on Friday (April 28).

Man dies in Yamba lake reserve

A 46-year-old man died after a suspected drowning at Yamba on Friday afternoon.

Search called off for man missing at Yamba

Police now believe that a man they thought had gone missing off the coast at Yamba's Main Beach may have left the area in a car.

Search for man missing in Yamba surf

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man in his 60s who appears to have gone missing in surf off Yamba’s Main Beach yesterday.

Vic prison escapee arrested in Yamba

A man who walked out of a Victorian minimum security prison has been arrested with his partner at Yamba in Yamba and faces extradition.

‘Marathon’ rescue of stranded catamaran off Yamba

Volunteers from Marine Rescue Iluka-Yamba have rescued two people on board a disabled 45-foot power catamaran in a seven-hour operation complicated by deteriorating conditions.

‘The Great Reset’

Gary Opit, Wooyung I appreciated the letter by Lucas Wright (17 February) on the Great Reset conspiracy fantasy. With our privileged, western, simplistic understanding of...

Letting go

Mary McMorrow, Mullumbimby I respect the parents forgiving the drunk driver who killed their four children (one a cousin) as their way of dealing with...

Ministers misbehave

Keith Duncan, Pimlico Accusations of appalling behaviour by the Liberal Party in covering up misdeeds within its ranks just keep on keeping on. The last...

Transparency needed

Janelle Saffin MP, State Member for Lismore. I read with interest Mia Armitage’s front page article in last week’s Echo ‘Electorates miss out on bushfire...