The Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) Transport Management Centre sent out pre-Christmas warnings saying that major roads across NSW will experience a dramatic increase in traffic volumes.
A retired town planner has put forward a new vision for Byron Bay. Entitled 'Reclaiming The Spirit Of Byron', the vision shows how Byron Bay town centre can encompass its natural surrounds and enhance the open environment to be an integral part of the town.
Well it’s official, although it’s just in it’s second year Byron Falls Festival has sold out. For those lucky enough to have the hottest tickets in town then it’s time to start planning your festival….and hey, if you are in... Read More →
NYE – Mouche Phillips is the creative director for Soul Street, Byron’s free New Year’s Eve party running in the parks and beachfront of Byron this year. Mouche talks with The Echo about what’s in store.
NYE – Riding the highs and lows of touring, Caravãna Sun, you could say, had a big 2014. They were just back from gruelling European tours, had a band member retire and replaced by the almighty Ken Allars, and the band are taking it all in their stride, finishing the year with a gig at the Hotel Brunswick.
NYE – Finding out about Joel Ozborn!
NYE – Dubbed as ‘The Party’, the New Years Eve event at The Byron at Byron Resort features Lisa Hunt and her Forever Soul show performing under the stars.
NYE – Club Byron present a nostalgic way to reflect on the year that was with Cashville, a tribute to the late Johnny Cash.
NYE – A gig for people who like their music with a little edge. Here are some things you may not know about the GOD: The Goons of Doom are four childhood buddies from Sydney’s northern beaches who met on the very first day of schoo
JC looks back over cinema releases for the past year
When you’re on a good thing, stick to it. What began as a fun fantasy with surely no expectations of longevity has now had its third outing and will inevitably turn out to be a nice little earner for its backers
Knowing that this animation was based on a Marvel comic meant that I didn’t exactly approach the cinema with a spring in my step, but sometimes you should leave your preconceptions at home.
Just for a fleeting moment, it appeared that the spirit of peace and good will had peeped through the gloomy façade of the Abbott government.
Some hot sex tips from Mandy to start off the new year on the right footing. WATCH VIDEO
Former Greens MLC Ian Cohen, from Broken Head, was about to start a surfing safari in Sri Lanka in 2004 when he was caught in the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami that killed tens of thousands of people and devastated large parts of the country.
This Christmas roundup kicks off with Kellie Knight and the Daze who fuse old-school funk, urban soul and jazz improvisation to serve up eclectic originals and audience favourites this Christmas Eve.
Those who have followed Ruthie Foster’s eclectic musical history know that she can burn down any stage with her combustible blend of soul, blues, rock, folk and gospel.
Coming from left field though it may be, and with everybody’s favourite type-cast anti-hero, Bill Murray, as its protagonist, Theodore Melfi’s churchy morality tale is as cheesy and every bit as predictable as Annie.
After her spellbinding performance in the uniquely beautiful Beasts Of The Southern Wild (2012), it was hard for many of us to imagine where Quvenzhané Wallis might turn up next.
The NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption has refused to answer questions regarding why the West Byron development was never investigated after MLC Jan Barham referred it to them.