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May 14, 2021

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Michael Lyon elected as Byron Mayor

Owing to the resignation of former Mayor at the end of April, a vote was held today to replace Simon Richardson, until the next election

Other News

Doing it right

How do you know you’re doing hummus right? When the international visitors tell you it’s some of the best...

Police chase ends in head-on car and truck crash

Police have declared a critical incident investigation after a car chase in Ballina ended in a crash Friday night.

How full is that glass?

Cr Alan Hunter, Byron Shire Council Council Staff recommend opposing the proposed changes in the Exempt Development provisions to be considered...

Interview with Nick Sergi, producer of the Byron Music Festival

Nick Sergi, producer of the Byron Music Festival talks to The Echo.

Govt’s new housing plan fails to impress local reps

Local government representatives on the Northern Rivers have expressed doubts over the state government’s new Housing 2041 Strategy.

Any questions?

‘This is a great chance for foodies to ask me anything they want’, says local chef Darren Robertson, who...

Vince Jones 'All That’s Jazz' at Byron Theatre Saturday June 25, 2016 – 8.00pm

Thanks to the Community centre we have a double pass to this show for a lucky Echonetdaily subscriber. Email your name and postcode to [email protected] with the subject line ‘Vince Jones’ before 3pm Thursday, June 23 to go in the draw.

The lucky winner of the tickets is Beth Gough.

Thank you to everyone else for entering. Better luck next time.

Lloyd Spiegel at Byron Theatre, June 18, 2016 – 7.30pm

Lloyd Spiegel’s command of his instrument and powerful stage persona puts him at the cutting edge of Australian Blues. Thanks to the Community centre we have a double pass to this show for a lucky Echonetdaily subscriber. Email your name and postcode to [email protected] with the subject line ‘Lloyd Spiegel’ before 3pm Thursday, June 16 to go in the draw.

The lucky winner of the tickets is Beth Gough.

Hangmen by Martin McDonagh – National Theatre Live Screening presented by Byron Theatre, June 19, 2016 – 3pm

Matthew Dunster’s award-winning production of his deeply funny new play Hangmen, broadcast live to cinemas by National Theatre Live. Thanks to the Community centre we have a double pass to this show for a lucky Echonetdaily subscriber. Email your name and postcode to [email protected] with the subject line ‘Hangmen’ before 3pm Thursday, June 16 to go in the draw.

The lucky winner of the tickets is Georg Wolters. Thank you to everyone else for entering. Better luck next time.

Locals question placing homes in areas of inundation risk

It is where the community fought off Club Med and it is once again in the spotlight as the current owners, Elements, are seeking to have the zoning of the environmentally sensitive area in Bayshore Drive changed from tourism to residential

Go straight to the source on the Future Water Project

Rous County Council has announced a series of information days to be held this month where the community can ‘drop in’ and find out more about the revised draft Future Water Project 2060.

Free mental health workshop for Byron businesses

Business owners in Byron Shire are invited to attend a free 'Healthy Mindset' workshop aimed at providing them with resources and tools to improve mental health and wellbeing, as well as the opportunity to connect with other business owners.

Trainspotters

Jillian Spring, Billinudgel In the article –  At a gathering of trainspotters, 21/4/21 by David Lisle, re Tweed Council Rail Trail, it is noted in...