14.6 C
Byron Shire
October 19, 2021

Surf lifesavers Phoebe and Ethan vie for statewide honours

Latest News

Lake Ainsworth Cyanobacteria Update – RED ALERT

Ballina Shire Council has just issued a Red Alert for Lake Ainsworth. Water should NOT be used for primary recreation. Users should obey all signage erected by Council.

Other News

Creative definition of affordable housing before Byron Council 

A development application is (again) coming before this week’s planning meeting, which attempts to use ‘farm stay’ accommodation to provide affordable housing for students enrolled in agriculture-related courses.

End the cult

A military conflict between China and the USA would very likely result in global nuclear war, a major setback...

Tweed Mayor tries for 180 short term holiday letting limit

At the Tweed Shire Council (TSC) meeting (October 7) a late Mayoral Minute by Tweed Shire Mayor Chris Cherry...

Anti-DV umbrellas launched in Ballina

Rotary have partnered with NSW Police to design and distribute 150 umbrellas with a very clear message: 'Say NO to domestic violence'.

Mediterranean artisanal food

S Haslam There’s something very romantic and appealing about Provence, about French and Spanish food, about eating the sort of...

French hypocrisy

The French are understandably upset about being stabbed in the back by Australia’s sinking of the submarine contract. They...

SLSC members, Ethan Bayly and Phoebe Link. Photo supplied.

Ross Kendal

Phoebe Link, from Byron Bay SLSC, and Ethan Bayly from Lennox Head-Alstonville SLSC, have been awarded the junior lifesavers of the year for the Far North Coast Branch.

They will go on to represent the Far North Coast Branch at the Surf Lifesaving NSW development program and interview process to determine the state winners in April.

The interviews for the local awards took place at the Cabarita Carnival on Sunday January 17; however, the presentations were made at the 2021 Combined Branch Championships, held at Cudgen over the weekend of January 30 and 31.

The Cudgen home team came out strongly at the combined championships, and finished on top of the seniors table, with a total of 302 points, followed by Yamba (276), Byron Bay (193) and Lennox Head (149).

Cudgen on top

In the junior carnival, Cudgen also ran out strong winners with 863 points, ahead of Lennox Head (518), Cabarita (322) and Byron Bay (252).

The combined results saw Cudgen finish on top with a total of 1165 points, followed by Lennox Head (667), Cabarita (466) and Byron Bay (445).


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

STP problems ignored

The people in Byron Shire need to start asking Byron Shire Council (BSC) and councillors when are they actually going to responsibly and effectively...

So long Greens

So, where to now for Greens voters disillusioned with local MP Tamara Smith advocating the big pharmaceutical program? One would have thought a Greens approach...

Immunity

I know I’m not the only one who has joined the dots between Byron Shire having the lowest vaccination rate in the state and...

One new COVID case in Lismore and Local Health District venues of concerns

Northern NSW Local Health District says there has been one new case of COVID-19 reported for the are to 8pm 17 October.