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Byron Shire
May 25, 2022

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Bringing learning and play together

Byron Bay High School’s new agility course recognises the importance of play for learning and has students from all years actively playing during breaks and PDHPE lessons, according to Byron Bay High’s Principal, Janine Marcus.

Other News

Who gets a voice?

After my tirade (Echo 4 May), against proposed changes to the Code of Meeting Practice at Byron Shire Council,...

$17m in funds for work on crown lands in NSW

If you are involved in managing crown reserve land and facilities then now is the time to get that application in for a share of the $17 million that is available fro the 2022-3 funding round. 

Assange – election

As we think about where to put our mark on the ballot paper in this election, spare some time...


I have been subscribing to The Echo since my daughter moved to Mullumbimby late last year and I visited...

Suspicious house fire in Casino ends in charges

NSW Police say that man has been charged following a suspicious house fire.

Race action at the TVSC Mother’s Day meet

A dedicated fleet of 13 boats took to the water for the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s (TVSC) Winter series on Mother’s Day earlier this month.

Discover Ballina & Lennox Head

Ballina Deli & Catering Martin’s Bakery Ballina Fair Shopping Centre Ballina Beach Village Fishermen's Co-Op Carpet One Byron Bay Gourmet Pasta The Book Warehouse Richmond Oysters


Ballina Deli & Catering

1. Ballina Deli & Catering

Premium cheese, cured meats, delicious fresh-made dips and their famous duck paté. Creating and delivering charcuterie boards bursting with flavour for your celebration, picnic or event.
0412 682 241

Martin's Bakery

2. Martin’s Bakery

Enjoy delicious sandwiches and cakes, and the best bread and pies in the area, all made on site with love. Drop in for warm, friendly service and fresh products daily.
6686 5219

Ballina Fair Shopping Centre

3. Ballina Fair Shopping Centre

New southern mall now open at Ballina Fair! Cotton On Mega (includes Kids, Body, Adults and Ruby Shoes!), Best & Less & Kaisercraft.
6686 4508

Ballina Beach Village

4. Ballina Beach Village

The perfect weekend getaway – South Ballina’s favourite holiday park! Under new management. Refurbished cabins, huge camping sites, pet friendly (with fully enclosed off-lead dog area), and onsite licensed cafe.
6686 3347

Fishermen's Co-Op

5. Fishermen's Co-Op

Wide selection of fresh local seafood, including their famous Ballina King Prawns. Freshly cooked fish and chips, extensive takeaway menu. The only fish shop in Ballina owned by local fishermen.
6686 2533

Carpet One

6. Carpet One

Great range, expert advice, professional installation. Residential and commercial. Tough flooring that stands up to the rigours of day-to-day living.
6686 3855

Byron Bay Gourmet Pasta

7. Byron Bay Gourmet Pasta

Fresh, delicious Pasta & Ravioli made with local and organic ingredients.
Visit the shop from Tuesday to Saturday or find them at the Byron Bay, Bangalow and Mullumbimby markets.
0479 097 861

The Book Warehouse

8. The Book Warehouse

The Book Warehouse Ballina carries new releases plus popular backlist titles, bargain books for all ages, and a beautiful range of gift cards and wrap.
Drop in for reading and gift ideas.
6686 0917

Richmond Oysters

9. Richmond Oysters

A local business that has supplied quality Sydney Rock and Pacific Oysters to the public and restaurants for over 40 years.
First left over Missingham Bridge.
Call in today!
6686 3270

Karen’s Home Beauty Sea Scape Body Centre Mortgage Choice
Karen’s Home Beauty

10. Karen’s Home Beauty

Karen tends to all your waxing, tinting, manicure, pedicure, and facial needs in her cosy home salon. Professional, friendly, warm, and nurturing. New and returning customers are welcome.
0412 753 490

Sea Scape Body Centre

11. Sea Scape Body Centre

Seascape offers a variety of massage techniques; Bowen Therapy, remedial, relaxation, sports, 20 years experience. Body Treatments; microdermabrasion, deluxe facials, ASAP skin products, body scrubs, waxing, tinting, pedicures, clay detox treatments.
0409 112 075

Mortgage Choice

12. Mortgage Choice

Buying a new car is exciting. Finding the right car finance... not so much.
Mortgage Choice has over 20 car loan lenders competing for your loan. To learn more call
6628 6130


Race action at the TVSC Mother’s Day meet

A dedicated fleet of 13 boats took to the water for the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s (TVSC) Winter series on Mother’s Day earlier this month.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 25 May, 2022

The Jezabels The Jezabels are on a national tour to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of their multi-award winning Gold Album Prisoner. For the first time, the band will be playing their...

Comment: Bridging the flooded divide

In the sodden floodplains the divide among those affected has never been clearer – those who were insured, and those who weren’t, renters and owners, Lismore LGA and everywhere else.

Grants to support arts and culture flood recovery

Nearly 50 arts and cultural organisations, screen practitioners, individual artists and collaborative groups impacted by recent floods will have access to $500,000 in funding.