Echo readers love the great food and produce we have here, but also travel all over the place and are often telling us about the great (and small) restaurants, cafes and bars outside the Byron bubble. If you’ve travelled farther... Read More →
Barb Jungr is the consummate Dylan and Cohen interpreter. A performer who truly knows how to deliver a memorable show. Jungr is in Byron for one show only. How do you keep yourself engaged and enthralled with your performance? People... Read More →
By John Campbell It’s an important coincidence that this film of love and acceptance should turn up so soon after our nation’s soul has been indelibly stained by the filth uttered by the pile of slime in a suit that... Read More →
It’s impossible not to love Magda Szubanski. She is one of Australia’s best-known and most-loved performers and we adore her as the iconic character of Sharon Strzelecki in ABC-TV’s Kath and Kim. She has also acted in films Babe, Babe:... Read More →
The Great Northern Byron Bay Rams faced a tough and determined opponent on Saturday, taking on an ascendent Goonellabah at the Byron Rec Grounds.
The Bruns Bulldogs Under-11s hit the ground snarling against Tweed Tigers on Sunday, holding their own in a first quarter of fiercely contested ball.
Byron Bay Rugby travelled to nearby Lennox Head on Saturday to take on the Trojans, who were also three wins from three games.
It’s easy to be a smart arse after the event, isn’t it?
A 2015 report that measures the health of local rivers and estuaries has given an ‘F’ to the mid and lower estuarine reaches of the Wilsons River, which runs through Lismore. It is the lowest rating possible.
North coast residents are pitching in with help for Fijians who are still without basic services and homes following Cyclone Winston.
I make lists. It’s what I do. It is not unusual for me to wake in the middle of the night, my head buzzing with things that I would have otherwise forgotten. ‘Order serviettes. Do I need buckets? Count chairs.’... Read More →
By John Campbell The brothers Gummi and Kiddi (Sigurður Sigurjónsson and Theodór Júlíusson) have not spoken to each other for forty years. They live on adjoining farms in a remote, bitterly cold valley in Iceland. They are childless and loveless... Read More →
The hilltop Ocean Shores Country Club’s panoramic hinterland views from the rear deck have now been augmented by coastal views down to Cape Byron Lighthouse from the new front deck opened this week. Members are loving the chance to see... Read More →
By: Vivienne Pearson I might be biased but I’m bowled over by the new chefs at the Bruns bowlo. I encourage you to ditch your grip on any other places you eat out at and line up to see how... Read More →
Story and photos: Vivienne Pearson I don’t usually eat jam while typing, but I’m happy to run the risk of a stuck key in order to immerse myself in the subject matter for this story. The pear and cinnamon jam... Read More →
At the recent Australian International Beer Awards (AIBA) Western Australia’s Gage Roads Brewing Company’s Little Dove (draught) was awarded Champion Australian Beer. Conducted by The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria (RASV), the AIBA is the world’s largest annual beer competition... Read More →
According to a recent study by the NPD Group, hamburgers are becoming one of the most popular dishes in France, a country otherwise renowned for its haute cuisine. In fact, the study says that three quarters of all French food... Read More →
This weekend promises to be huge in Byron when the junior BJJ Australian Open is held at the Cavanbah Sports Centre on Sunda
Andrew Teuma Byron Bay end 2-year unbeaten streak for Wollongbar-Alstonville Pioneers. Byron Bay Rugby jumped to the top of the Far North Coast Zone ladder on Saturday after an inspiring second-half performance. During the first half Byron Bay showed poor... Read More →
In the Northern Rivers Regional Rugby League, there is probably no venue that oozes the very essence of bush footy like Kyogle’s New Park.