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July 15, 2024

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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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Playing with fire

Their excitement is infectious. Young schoolboys in uniform cluster around Rebecca Barnes’ stall as she passes the finger limes...

NAIDOC WEEK: Bundjalung art on show

Coinciding with NAIDOC week celebrations, Longstanding will be at the Lone Goat Gallery, located at the Byron Library until August 17.

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.

While Hamas exists, Palestine will never be free

In response to David Heilpern’s article regarding antisemitism and Israel, (Echo, July 3) it is probably generally agreed that...

Getting the word out on wildlife

The Young and Wild project by young women and run by Byron Youth Service (BYS) has produced wildlife stickers and murals, all to raise awareness of the plight of our native animals.

Electricity lines clipped and lines come down in Lismore

Police have confirmed that a truck clipped powerlines today on Dawson Street, Lismore. 

With so much on offer, support local!

Espressohead Cafe | BVK | Mila Meli | Dr. Moose | Jimmy’s Coffee

Espressohead Cafe

Espressohead Cafe

Tucked away in the heart of Byron, Espressohead Cafe has been a favourite locals’ hideout for well over a decade.
Their all-day menu includes fresh, locally-sourced meals with vegan and gluten-free options, and of course exceptional coffee.
So pull up a chair and settle into this quaint and cosy space to experience Byron like a local.

Open daily
02 6680 9783
7/4 Middleton St, Byron Bay


BVK Solicitors Attorneys


BVK is a professional group of solicitors and conveyancers, who are recognised for quality legal advice and their dedication to serving the Far North Coast of New South Wales and South East Queensland, with services from conveyancing to estate planning.
With more than 20 years commitment to the provision of excellent legal service, their benchmark is resolution with confidence and clarity.

Upstairs in the Byron Arcade
02 6680 8522

MilaMeli Kids

Mila Meli

Mila Meli has moved to 3/6 Jonson Street, next to Byron Bay Cookies. The new store is filled with all their favourite kids labels that you’ve loved for years. Hatley Rainwear and organic cotton PJs, Milky trackies, jeans and hoodies, Oldsoles Shoes, Crywolf backpacks and more.

Pop in and check out their huge collection of fun, comfy winter kids clothing.

02 6680 8616
3/6 Jonson Street, Byron Bay


Dr. Moose

Dr. Moose

Get ready to stand out from the crowd with your very own custom t-shirt!
Printed while you wait/same day! No set up costs, full colour prints on AS Colour high quality shirts.
Locally owned, in Byron since ‘95.

Open every day 9.30am–5.30pm
02 6685 5825
48 Jonson Street, Byron Bay
[email protected]

Jimmy’s Coffee

Jimmy’s Coffee

Experience exceptional coffee at Jimmy’s Coffee, located in Suffolk Park and Byron Bay. Enjoy Rosso beans, roasted in Melbourne. They offer diverse drinks, caffeine-free alternatives like medicinal mushroom chocolate and Japanese matcha lattes, plus fresh pastries, crumpets and jaffles. They’re dog-friendly, predominantly outdoors, with monthly markets and live music. Drop in for a coffee, stay for a chat.

125 Jonson Street, Byron Bay
17 Clifford Street, Suffolk Park

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.