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Tweed boating trip turns fatal

A boating venture on the Tweed River ended in tragedy on Saturday when the vessel capsized and a passenger died.

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Celebrate Argentine Cuisine every friday at Crystalbrook Byron’s Parilla BBQ

During the month of July, Crystalbrook Byron will be running ‘Parilla BBQ Fridays’, a culinary experience inspired by Argentine...

Dive head first into some 2024’s biggest books at the Byron Writers Festival

With the festival just over a month away, here’s a taste of some of the biggest and most compelling books in the Byron Writers Festival 2024 program.

Public spaces or private profit?

‘We need more public spaces like libraries where the expectation is that you can be there without having to spend money.’

Affordable housing key to Ballina Greens, Kiri Dicker’s, Mayoral campaign

Lennox local and sitting councillor Kiri Dicker is running for Mayor of Ballina Shire Council in the upcoming council election on September 14 and is putting affordable housing for key workers as front and centre of her campaign.

Get their houses in order

Well David Heilpern may be discombobulated (Echo, July 3), but his use of the word Zionist as a derogatory...

Fingal residents celebrate Cubby Bakehouse backdown over illegal development

The illegal development of the Fingal General Store into a commercial bakery was ended on Tuesday when Cubby’s development application (DA) was modified to remove the commercial bakery.

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A cleverly designed village where people live, work and play, all in one place, combining old-school Byron (community, creativity) with new thinking (live+work spaces, car sharing) and good times (food, shops) to create a little oasis for locals and visitors alike.

1. The North Byron Hotel | 2. Go Tango | 3. Vampt Vintage Design | 4. Byron Locavore | 5. Temple of the Sun | 6. Byron Electric Tattoo Removal | 7. Byron Bay Camping & Disposals | 8. Mr Vintage | 9. McTavish Surfboards | 10. Azure Bar & Grill Restaurant | 11. Osprey Spa | 12. The Secret Byron Bay | 13. Byron Family Law | 14. Richardson Murray Law | 15. Commune Canteen | Habitat

North Byron Hotel

1. The North Byron Hotel

Just a stone's throw from Byron Bay town, and the beach, North Byron Hotel is a sub-tropical community meeting space for locals and visitors alike, with a vast, sun-drenched kitchen garden that hosts open fire bbqs, daily happy hours and vinyl DJs under fairy lights. The Hotel prides itself on restaurant quality food, from local suppliers, served at pub prices.

02 6685 6500
61 Bayshore Drive

Go Tango

2. Go Tango

Go Tango’s new studio is now open for business, offering weekly social Argentine Tango lessons at all levels. Beginner 4-week courses are available every month. Teaching is focused on ease and enjoyment.

Join the fun - get out, move, smile and feel good!

Bookings essential - contact Esther
0431 130 465
1/102-104 Centennial Circuit

Vampt Vintage Design

3. Vampt Vintage Design

Sourcing from Scandinavia for over 20 years, and now also from Italy and Brazil, Vampt has a diverse range of quality original vintage furniture, lighting and collectables.

Also located in Surry Hills, Vampt offers styling options for property and events, and is also available for hire.

Open Tues to Fri 10am–3pm, Sat 10am–2pm.
Authentic mid-century design, built to last a lifetime and another!
Cnr Bayshore Dr & Banksia Dr Byron Bay
Dave: 0414 806 549
@vamptvintagedesign @eternity.design.collection

Byron Locavore

4. Byron Locavore

Locally owned Byron Locavore ethically grow, source, package and offer a regenerative organic seasonal range of chicken, beef, pork, lamb, turkey and game, which they believe is the most sustainable way to consume meat.They are passionate about locally grown organics, and employing locals.

Open at The Hive. Mon to Fri 8.30am–5.30pm,
Sat 8.30am–3pm, or order online and have it delivered.
Shop 8/88 Centennial Cct, Byron Bay

Temple of the Sun

5. Temple of the Sun

Visit Temple of the Sun's tranquil boutique and immerse yourself in a museum-like journey of discovery. Indulge in rose tea and Turkish delight as you explore considered jewellery collections designed with a deep appreciation for ancient symbolism and craft. Even glimpse into the solid gold studio, where artisans handcraft their fine jewellery and ceremonial pieces on-site.

3 Ti-Tree Place

Byron Electric Tattoo Removal

6. Byron Electric Tattoo Removal

Byron Electric Tattoo Removals specialise in full-colour tattoo removal and fading for seamless cover-ups. With over a decade of expertise, they use state-of-the-art Laser technology for safe, impressive results. Request a no-obligation quote or free consultation. Afterpay and flexible payment plans available. Mention Echo ad for
20% off. Act now —Winter is the best time to remove your unwanted ink!

5/59 Centennial Cct
[email protected]

Byron Bay Camping & Disposals

7. Byron Bay Camping & Disposals

Have you found them in the Arts & Industry Estate yet? Byron Bay Camping & Disposals moved from the old Woolies Plaza site last year into their new building, located on the corner of Tasman Way and Centennial Circuit.

They stock popular brands and are regularly introducing new products to their store.

They have parking spaces out the front exclusively for customers and are open seven days.

0439 212 153
1/1 Tasman Way

Mr Vintage

8. Mr Vintage

How you dress is representative of your personality. You are unique, one in 7 billion, born out of the death of a star.

Life's too short to wear boring clothes. Recycled and vintage clothing sourced from around the world.

02 6680 8640
3/6 Centennial Cct

McTavish Boards

9. McTavish Surfboards

McTavish is the ultimate destination for all things surf. Grab a pre- or post-surf coffee and browse the range of handcrafted surfboards (all made on-site in the factory behind the showroom), surf accessories and apparel, or borrow a demo board for the weekend.

Surfboard Factory, Surf Shop and Cafe.

91 Centennial Circuit

Azure Bar & Grill Restaurant

10. Azure Bar & Grill Restaurant

Indulge in the pinnacle of dining at Azure Bar and Grill, nestled in Elements of Byron Resort. Savour exquisite dishes focused on native ingredients and local suppliers. Enjoy live music during Fire Pit Fridays, exclusive happy hour specials, and breathtaking lagoon vistas. Ideal for gatherings, family outings, or intimate events. Embark on an elevated dining journey at Azure today!

Elements of Byron, 144 Bayshore Drive

Osprey Spa

11. Osprey Spa

Indulge in tranquillity at Osprey Spa, where lavish treatments rejuvenate body and soul. Take advantage of this exclusive offer: locals enjoy a 10% discount on all services Monday through Thursday. Surrender to pure relaxation and indulge in the ultimate pampering experience. Serenity meets luxury at Osprey Spa, enveloped within the natural beauty of Elements of Byron.

Elements of Byron, 144 Bayshore Drive

The Secret Byron Bay

12. The Secret Byron Bay

The Secret Byron Bay is the ‘chic’ new 'Regenerative Aesthetic Skin Clinic’. Nurse Gina is devoted to the progressive practice of regenerative skin health, combining a minimalist ethical approach to traditional skin treatments, as well as using the latest regenerative medicine. This approach to skin restoration and health is the future of aesthetics. Book online for a consultation today.

0458 628 555
24/5 Easy Street

Byron Family Law

13. Byron Family Law

Byron Family Law is a boutique family law firm established in Byron Bay. Through collaborative and resolution-focused practices, they support clients to separate more kindly and to rebuild following divorce or separation. They work in collaboration with local counsellors, conveyancers, accountants, mediators, and health and wellness professionals to support you and your family to not only survive but thrive following a separation.

02 6687 2774
18 Parkes Ave

Richardson Murray Law

14. Richardson Murray Law

Practicing exclusively in family law, Richardson Murray offers legal advice and guidance in matters of separation, divorce, parenting arrangements and property settlements. With considerable experience in all matters of relationship breakdown, including domestic and family violence, Richardson Murray are known for their compassionate approach and commitment to clients. Their dedicated team aims to deliver the best possible outcomes for clients.

42 Parkes Ave

Commune Canteen

15. Commune Canteen

Inspired by the home-cooked meals found in Mediterranean townships, Commune Canteen offers an ever-changing menu based on fresh, seasonal, and local ingredients.

Enjoy colourful salads, hot slow-cooked meals, hearty soups, and breads baked in-house.

All dishes are served from our counter in a casual yet vibrant atmosphere.

Open Monday to Saturday, 7.30am to 3pm.
1 Porter Street


Get out of town! Visit Habitat where you can shop, eat, drink and recharge, all in one place. They’ve carefully curated every flagship store, independent boutique and fashion label, so you can find the iconic style you’d expect from Byron, hassle-free.

Plus, they've got all your favourite health and wellness studios and good food galore.

Habitat, Byron Bay

Two in hospital, including officer, after perilous arrest

A Northern Rivers man wanted for arrest and an officer trying to arrest him are both in hospital after a disastrous encounter in the early hours of the morning.

Federal Labor funds Mullum hospital site masterplan  

A $263,000 federal grant has been awarded to Byron Shire Council for a masterplan and development strategy for the former Mullumbimby Hospital site.

Paddle-out for innovative shaper, Geoff McCoy

There are shapers and there are shapers.  Geoff McCoy was our local eminent, and world-recognised, master surfboard shaper. I call this gaggle of exclusive surfboard...

Power from the barrel of a gun

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese's immediate reaction to the assassination attempt on US presidential candidate Donald Trump was that there was 'no place for violence in the democratic process', but this is the latest in a very long line of incidents which prove otherwise.