Why don’t girls like their bodies? Body hatred is the dominant theme of most popular magazines re-inforcing the fact that our perpetual state of discontent moves content. Actually it is the content. This one got fat. This one got too... Read More →
Vivienne Pearson Whether your poison is a latte, an extra-strong-long-macchiato-with-soy or a non-caffeinated hot chocolate, going out for ‘coffee’ is about far more than the drink. This is even more so once you have kids in tow. It’s a chance... Read More →
If you can keep your feet warm, you’ve got half the battle won. It’s an adage all footy tragics swear by when attending games on nights as cold and damp as last Friday’s at Red Devil Park.
The Byron Greens returning officer has hit out at claims made in an advertisement taken out by Cr rose Wanchap in the Byron Echo last week, describing her version of how she became a Greens candidate as 'self-centred'.
Savage cuts by current state and federal governments have eviscerated the vital work that Byron Youth Service (BYS) do for the area’s young people. Deb Pearse and her small team at BYS are now on the precipice of folding without community help.
Where normal families accumulate dead electronic appliances and broken plastic replicas of things that used to last forever, it seems the good denizens of Brunswick have a knack for finding just the kinds of items in their attics that will attract a crowd.
Byron Shire Council’s general manager Ken Gainger has responded to complaints about the planned Byron Bay parking scheme, including why residents should have to pay the fourfold increase in the existing parking fee.
Samuel J Fell Tucked away in Suffolk Park’s small cluster of shops and businesses on Clifford Street sits Pizza Paradiso, casually and cheerfully peddling a modern take on what can be a tired and stale Australian version of basic Italian... Read More →
At a recent PSSA event at the Blacktown International Sports Park, six Byron AFL players and Byron Junior AFL club president, Barry Spry, enjoyed an unprecedented, successful state carnival.
Move over, West Byron; a 500-home development is about to begin down the road in Lennox Head. And it’s just one of many residential/commerical projects in Ballina Shire that are either being built or are in the planning stages.
Organisers of last weekend’s Rebuild Nepal concert at Crystal Castle say a whopping $50,000 was raised, adding to the $20,000 raised recently at a Mullum event.
The Lennox Head All Girls Surfriders will be hosting a stall at the Love Lennox Festival. The stall is a fundraiser for the club and their favourite charity Disabled Surfers Association.
In a nutshell, the Mullumbimby Giants were beaten by a better side in their NRRRL Round 8 fixture at Les Donnelly Field on Sunday.
Congratulations to The Byron Bay Brewing Company, who have just taken out two major trophies at the Australian International Beer Awards, held last week.
Susanna Freymark The food is fresh, with eggs and honey straight from the backyard. The trestle tables are long and customers are called friends. Before the meals are served, the waitstaff gather and toast the feast with a glass of... Read More →
The Byron Bay Rugby Union team song was sung loud and proud last Saturday as the boys in blue and white managed a rare win against Lismore City.
The French take their food seriously and now significant cultural and political shifts have confirmed that they don’t look too kindly on wasting it, writes Jonathan Bloom.
A big game for Brunswick v Alstonville. The coach spoke to his players prematch and had them primed for the game.
Plans by the Elements of Byron resort to adjust its boundary have caused a stir with the Byron Residents Group and environmentalist Dailan Pugh, who claims the proposal ‘makes a mockery’ of Byron Shire Council’s subdivision rules.
Another rainy outing Lennox Head on Saturday saw the Northern Hotel Rams demonstrate their superiority with solid wins giving both Prems and Reserves an untarnished five-from-five run.