19.3 C
Byron Shire
April 20, 2024

Byron chamber gets on board for networking

Latest News

Save Wallum now

The Save Wallum campaign has been ongoing and a strong presence of concerned conservationists are on site at Brunswick...

Other News

WATER Northern Rivers says Rous County Council is wrong

WATER Northern Rivers Alliance says despite decades of objection, Rous County Council have just commissioned yet another heritage and biodiversity study in the Rocky Creek valley, between Dunoon and The Channon, in the heart of the Northern Rivers.

Northern Rivers rugby league underway for 2024

Senior rugby league got off to a good start for the 2024 season with Byron Bay, Ballina and Mullumbimby teams picking up competition points.

Bangalow retaining wall damage

The wall supporting the western end of Deacon Street has failed – opposite the Roman Catholic Church. Fortunately, this...

Invitation to get to know the real Nimbin

The MardiGrass Organising Body (MOB) say Nimbin's annual festival will kick off with the launch of a very special audiovisual book on Friday 3 May, 'Out There: a potted history of a revolution called Nimbin'.

Local grom takes national tube-riding prize

Local grom takes national tube-riding prize. Broken Head surfer Leihani Zoric has taken out first place in the U/14 girls and best barrel (girl) categories of the Australian Junior Online Surf Championships.

Highway crash heading north from Byron

A crash on the Pacific Motorway heading north from the Byron Shire on Monday morning reduced traffic to a single lane around 11am.

Event guests and organisers mingle at last Thursday’s Byron Chamber networking event, held on the Byron Bay Train. Photo Renae Saxby

Sarah Knight

Last Thursday evening saw around 100 members of the Byron Bay Chamber of Commerce come together at the North Beach Platform on Bayshore Drive for the chamber’s monthly networking event.

Guests were invited aboard the Byron Bay Train for drinks and nibbles provided by The Sun Bistro.

The train operates between the CBD and the North Beach precinct.

Event partner Jeremy Holmes of Byron Bay Railroad Company said that after the launch of the train service in December last year, he really wanted to highlight the benefits of the service to local business.

He said, ‘We were pleased to partner with Byron Chamber in hosting this event, which was really designed to provide an opportunity for the business community to experience firsthand the unique offering of the train.’

‘We wanted to use the opportunity to communicate our passion for the service and talk about who we are, how we got here and what future opportunities lay ahead.

‘It was also really important for us that our guests enjoy the experience and gain an insight into the kind of experiences we can create.

‘We have always believed that the train and the services it provides will form an important asset for our community now, and into the future, and we’d like the community to feel as though this is “our” train as a collective.’

You can find out more about Byron Bay Chamber of Commerce upcoming events and the daily services offered by Byron Bay Railroad Company (BBRC) by visiting byronbaytrain.com.au.

Sarah Knight is from the Byron Chamber.


Support The Echo

Keeping the community together and the community voice loud and clear is what The Echo is about. More than ever we need your help to keep this voice alive and thriving in the community.

Like all businesses we are struggling to keep food on the table of all our local and hard working journalists, artists, sales, delivery and drudges who keep the news coming out to you both in the newspaper and online. If you can spare a few dollars a week – or maybe more – we would appreciate all the support you are able to give to keep the voice of independent, local journalism alive.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Can Council’s overturn their decisions?

NSW Labor planning minister, Paul Scully, when asked about the Wallum estate by local MP Tamara Smith (Greens)  in parliament on March 20, said,...

The bridges of Ballina Council

Ballina Shire Council has started preliminary investigation works at Fishery Creek Bridge, on River Street, and Canal Bridge, on Tamarind Drive, as part of their plan to duplicate both bridges.

Tweed Council wants your ideas on future sports facilities

Tweed Council is looking for feedback from residents about future plans for sport and recreation in the area.

REDinc’s new Performing Arts Centre is go!

It’s been a long wait, but two years on from the 2022 flood REDinc in Lismore have announced the official opening of a new Performing Arts Centre.