Byron Shire councillor Sol Ibrahim has found himself defending questions over a phone call he made to a potential tender applicant for the proposed rock wall at Belongil.
NORPA kicks off their new season at Lismore City Hall on Friday and Saturday with CIRCA’s new show Beyond, featuring two former Spaghetti Circus students – all grown up!
What with there being so many sequels and prequels churned out by the big studios these days, it occurred to me that a few minutes spent recapping what we saw twelve months ago might not be out of order
‘I make things up for a living… I’m a reporter.’ Danny Huston’s introductory voice-over had me hooked from the first minute of the (to me) under-achieving Tim Burton’s new movie.
The Mullumbimby-Brunswick Heads Cricket Club are hosting the Far North Coast Coastal League Grand Final against Murwillumbah after beating Tintenbar in the semifinal last Saturday.
After being selected at the State Championships last year and competing in trials in Sydney, Cori Hardy has been selected for the U18 women’s NSW Blues Hockey Team to compete at the National Championships in Adelaide early next mont
According to CSIRO data, throwing out a kilo of beef wastes the 50,000 litres of water it took to produce that meat.
On a day many years ago when I was not more than seven years old, I ended up at my father’s work in the city…
The Australian Longboard Surfing Open is a five-day celebration of the surfing lifestyle held in March each year in the warm, wave-rich waters of Kingscliff.
A great week of cultural events headed up with Circus Arts presenting an evening of aerial gold as the advanced students, adults and coaches create a cabaret befitting the roaring 20s.
Lovers of the guitar are in for a treat when head of the Custom shop for Maton, Andy Allen, talks about what goes in to making an instrument.
Johnny Cash was one of the most iconic, influential and enigmatic performers of the 20th century. In his acoustic show, 'In Solitary', Daniel Thompson performs songs spanning Cash’s entire incredible career.
Residents of Byron Bay’s Butler Street who would be affected by a town bypass say they are alarmed by Byron Shire Council’s detailed plans for the proposal, which was presented to the public at last week’s Farmers Market.
Ripping up the railway tracks emerged as an unpopular move from the Ocean Shores meet the candidates night, held on Monday.
Caitlin Weatherstone, Suffolk Park. I am still waiting to hear these 'clear substantiated facts' promised from Cr Rose Wanchap in last week’s Byron Shire Echo regarding the West Byron development. Instead, Rose refuted the six main claims against the development using mostly her opinion and information that cannot be backed up.
Marlon Williams’s music is built around the belief that the song is all that matters – For this country/bluegrass musician making music is sometimes as much about getting it wrong as it is about getting it right.
This week's Music Roundup features the Tea Party's Jeff Martin who following a mammoth year of recording and touring in Canada and Australia, hits the road in solo acoustic mode touching down at the Byron Brewery this Saturday.
This week's Culture wrap features 'Hyla' by Julie Corbet which is on show as part of Illimitable exhibition opening on Thursday at Art Piece in Mullumbimby.
The Bay Rollers, Byron Bay’s own women’s roller derby team, is back on the track for 2015 and set to play the Coffs Coast Derby Dolls at home on March 28.
Festival Directors Alex Grant & Kate Little talk about what is in store for this year’s Spirit Festival – mantras, music, yoga, chanting and whole foods. a celebration of everything good for the inner you.