With the Northern Hotel Premier Division Rams enjoying a well-earned week off, it was up to the second-placed Rams Reserves to win their way through to the next round of the finals series on Sunday.
The old expression of going down swinging was put into practice on Saturday as Byron Bay went down in a thriller 19–12 to Wollongbar.
It may not be the game they play in heaven, where apparently they prefer to dice with the fates of men and nations, but in the earthly paradise of Byron Shire as winter thaws into spring the game of choice is the Nick Shand Memorial cricket series.
Motel owners on Middleton and Lawson Streets, Byron Bay, adjacent to where Byron Shire Council is constructing new car parking on crown land, are up in arms.
The NSW Coastal Panel, a group of highly respected experts in coastal management, has rejected Byron Shire Council’s solution to the issue of Belongil beach erosion.
Espresso lover Caroline takes Australian baristas to task:
Saturday’s final round of the Football Far North Coast Premier League competition saw reigning poinstcore champions the Byron Bay Rams, finish the season with a comfortable 1–0 victory over Alstonville.
Byron Bay have capped off a great year in the Far North Coast Rugby Union First Grade Competition with a win over Southern Cross University securing them second place overall and a start in the major semifinal.
The fourth Byron to Bruns Beach Run was held on Sunday over a glorious sun filled morning
Story and photos: Wanda Chin Pieces of dough that tightly encompass parcels of filling: dumplings! But delve a millimetre deeper and you’ll find that there are a million and one different variations around the world, although the Asian variety is the... Read More →
Story and photos: Vivienne Pearson You know a latte from a short black. You’ve maybe heard that coffee is green before it is roasted. But have you heard of cascara? How about a bullet-proof coffee? Coffee lingo has become so complex... Read More →
Helen Revis, Suffolk Park. Why can't the football field at the end of Marvell Street be used for parking, instead of the proposed present market site in Butler Street, on Thursdays and some Sundays?
Russell Geggie Remember way back when the local wine industry introduced us to the screw caps on wine bottles and wine drinkers the world over were turning up their noses at the Australian industry? Sacrilege! Blasphemy! Fast forward twenty-odd years... Read More →
Natalie Shukur It was all about the breaking of bread and beasts on Saturday night at Harvest in Newrybar, where 65 guests came together for the first in its Collective Chef Series: On the Pass. The events are a chance... Read More →
Get ready for the biggest little banquet, to be held on Burringbar Street, Mullumbimby, on August 29 from 7pm.
Brunswick Heads organic farmer Kelvin Daly is all fired up about a new method of biochar production and a new way of enriching the soil on his property and his cattle’s health.
Byron Farmers’ Market management have been quick to act upon news they could be booted from Butler Street, and last week handed over 540 individual submissions, which were garnered over three weeks.
Chocolatier Gina from Sweetness Patisserie will reveal her award-winning secrets in a ‘master-choc’ demonstration tomorrow night Thursday 20 August at 5.30pm after work next to Love Byron Bay Chocolate in Lawson Street. Not only will she deconstruct and reconstruct rocky... Read More →
Want a locally owned power company which sources locally generated supplies? Newly launched energy retailer Enova is aiming to do just that, and the company held a community consultation/prospectus launch last Wednesday.
Byron Shire Council’s general manager Ken Gainger has disputed last week’s Echo story regarding due process over a legal letter sent to council over its controversial rock wall project at Belongil.