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October 8, 2022

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Byron Community Centre

When did the community centre change to Byron Theatre and was there any public information shared as to this...

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Alstonville takes out top tier of the Oceania Cup

The Oceania Cup delivered exciting and close football for the 19 teams that competed across last weekend at the...

Opposition strategy?

At times one has to admit that credit has to definitely be given where credit is due. Opposition leader...

Surf films make a splash at Byron Bay Film Festival

Surfing is a central part of Byron Bay’s identity and this year’s surf films are certain to bring the whole community together in a celebration of athleticism, wild seas and sheer joy in our exquisite environment.

CWA push for improved maternity services

The W in CWA stands for Women and the CWA have been standing up for women yet again during their recent webinar and annual Awareness Week campaign.

Dreaming of Midsummer

Byron Ballet Company is currently preparing for one of the world’s most beloved ballets, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. This...

Cartoon of the week – 5 October 2022

The Echo loves your letters and is proud to provide a community forum on the issues that matter most to our readers and the people of the NSW north coast. So don’t be a passive reader, send us your epistles.

On World Environment Day, a dream that’s been a quarter of a century in the making was realised: the Lismore Rainforest Botanic Gardens opened to the public for the first time. Sharon Shostak was there to document it for us.

 

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