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Surfing on the spectrum – free fun for everyone at Lennox and Byron this Sunday

Ocean Heroes will be giving children who are on the autism spectrum the chance to experience what it is like to be in the ocean on a surfboard this Saturday at Lennox Head and Sunday in Byron Bay.

Other News

Getting groovy with Ino

Originally from NZ, Ino Pio is proud to have called the Northern Rivers home for the last decade. When visiting Byron Bay or Ballina you will be sure to see him playing around town.

Cartoon of the week – 22 May, 2024

The letters deadline for The Echo is noon Friday. Letters longer than 200 words may be cut. The publication of letters is at the discretion of the letters editor.

Homelessness service funded – but only for a year

With 2024 Street Count data indicating a 16 per-cent increase in rough sleepers in Byron Shire, the NSW government has responded to say that the previously-announced Assertive Outreach team will receive $1.3m in funding for a year.

Posters gone

I am writing to bring attention to a growing issue in our community – the removal of community posters....

Fastest billycart clocked at over 40km/h at Bangalow Billycart Derby

Sunday saw around 5,000 people head to Bangalow to enjoy the Bangalow Billycart Derby with Greg Nash, Bangalow Lions Club President, telling The Echo that it was a ‘glorious autumn day'.

First Nations job seekers in Casino foot in the door to career

Trying to find something you might be interested in doing is always a challenge and local Casino barber Michael Day has come on board to help Aboriginal job seekers the chance to kick start a career in the hair and beauty industry.

Tommy 'Dancing Man' Franklin will rev up the crowds for Today at dawn tomorrow.
Tommy ‘Dancing Man’ Franklin will rev up the crowds for Today at dawn tomorrow. Photo Jeff Dawson

 

Calling all those mad enough to be up before the crack of dawn in order to have a crack at appearing on national television.

As unaccustomed as we are to blowing the trumpet of other media outlets, Echonetdaily has begrudgingly agreed to notify the great unwashed of the apparently unprecedented appearance of three household faces in our beloved Byron Bay.

The Channel 9’s Today show’s ‘We Love Australia’ campaign will see Karl Stefanovic, Lisa Wilkinson and entertainment stalwart Richard Wilkins in the Bay tomorrow (Thursday, May 28), when a live broadcast from Apex Park will beam across the country as the sun rises from Australia’s most easterly point.

Also appearing will be local notables Tommy Franklin, Catherine Britt, Shelley Craft and Martin Sacks

‘To best represent the rainbow region our community are asked to come and join us dressed in rainbow colours, kids are welcome to pop down before school anytime between 5:30 and 9am,’ enthused tireless community coordinator Jodie, from Evolution Concierge.

 


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