MEAT THE TEAM: (L-R) Mel and Scott Easterbrook with the Three Little Butchers team; Scott Elliott, Kristin Thompson, Kelly Bryant and Dianne Easterbrook.
MEAT THE TEAM: (L-R) Mel and Scott Easterbrook with the Three Little Butchers team; Scott Elliott, Kristin Thompson, Kelly Bryant and Dianne Easterbrook. Francis Witsenhuysen

6 incredible stories you may have missed

IT HAS been a busy week for the Lismore Echo, with everything from new businesses and closures to a dire poverty report.

Here were some of our news highlights for this week you may have missed.

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Flood mitigation begins

"THE levee alone will not keep floodwaters out of our CBD... flood mitigation work will go a long way to protecting our city from future floods.”

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New cannabis facility

UP TO 100 new jobs will be created at a multi-million dollar medicinal cannabis operation in the Lismore area, and construction is already under way.

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New butcher

"I SAW potential with the old shop and the location... it's a beautiful community here.”

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Tough reality for Lismore residents

MANY Northern Rivers communities have higher rates of poverty than both the state and national averages.

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New future for Lismore restaurant

A POPULAR Lismore restaurant has closed its doors, but it's not goodbye -- they have revealed big plans for a vacant site in the CBD.

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Complaints raised over controversial sign

BILLBOARD is advertising for theatre group's award-winning play

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