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May 14, 2021

Latest News

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

A grubby business

Cr Cate Coorey, Byron Shire Council Among the reasons Simon Richardson gave for his retirement from the mayoralty was the...

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

Flickerfest tour returns to the Northern Rivers

Celebrating 30 years in 2021 Flickerfest is bringing its National Tour to The Regent Cinema Murwillumbah for one big film packed this weekend

Tweed residents facing rate rise in 2021/2022 financial year

Tweed residents are invited to provide feedback on their council's budget, revenue policy and fees and charges, as Tweed Council prepares to finalise its delivery program and operational plan for the next financial year.

Echo turns 35 and You are invited!

This year The Echo turns 35, and to celebrate this momentous anniversary they are putting on The Echo Community Awards – and everyone is invited!

Water and the dam

Dr Roslyn Irwin, Caniaba An organisation called ‘Our Future NR’ is distributing and promoting information intended to put the Dunoon...

Mullum — time to discover your own backyard

You know that feeling when you look at your backyard and rather than seeing what you’ve always seen, you suddenly see the hidden beauty, delight and potential?

Mullumbimby, the Byron Shire’s backyard. It’s very familiar; you think you know what it has to offer, yet it has so much more; interesting, exciting – both established and new there is always something worth experiencing…

Soul Pattinson Chemist Edens Landing The Branches Coffee Old Mill Timberyard Holistic Natural Health Dolphin Cove Bistro Made in Mullum Chincogan Store Mullum Chocolate Shop Huonbrook Valley The Cactus Hill Project Mullumbimby Engineering Byron Bay Pork & Meats Sunshine Alley Linen House Outlet Mullum Vet Clinic Mullum Farmers Market The Empire Yaman KP Family Matters


Soul Pattinson Chemist Mullumbimby

1. Soul Pattinson Chemist

There when you need them. Highly trained staff offering expert advice. Your health needs are first and foremost. Latest health and beauty products that make you feel and look great. Last minute gifts...

they’ve got you covered!

6684 4888

Edens Landing

2. Edens Landing

At Edens landing they take pride in serving fresh local produce, with both organic and conventional seasonal fruits and vegetables.

Try their extensive range of mouthwatering antipasto, olives and delicious cheeses.


6684 1007

The Branches Coffee

3. The Branches Coffee

The Branches lovingly roast organic, fairtrade specialty coffees and create delicious market fresh breakfast and lunch offerings in their cafe.

Must try: housemade bagels!

Open Monday to Friday 6.30am–3pm


Old Mill Timberyard

4. Old Mill Timberyard

Supplying high quality Australian timbers to the people of northern NSW and southern QLD. We specialise in custom machining jobs, flooring, decking, structural hardwoods and decorative cladding.

6684 1300


Holistic Natural Health

5. Holistic Natural Health

AHPRA Registered Health Practitioners:

Michael Collis – Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine. Jamie Bellamy – Acupuncturist (General practice, Women’s Health, Emotional Imbalances). Prema Ra – Physiotherapist, Self-help for Chronic Pain.

Michael 6684 2559

Jamie 0432 034 202

Prema 0406 912 124

Dolphin Cove Bistro

6. Dolphin Cove Bistro

Dolphin Cove Bistro at the Mullumbimby Ex-Services Club, serving $12 daily specials and a pizza and pasta buffet every Tuesday, where kids under 12 eat free (conditions apply).

Like us on Facebook.


6684 2533

Made in Mullum

7. Made in Mullum

A collective of unique and wonderful local artisans selling their creations under one roof. All handmade locally.

Always something new and interesting.

Find them next to the Empire Cafe.

Insta & FB: @madeinmullum

Chincogan Store

8. Chincogan Store

Your local family-owned milk bar. Open 7 days. Juicy burgers, crunchy chips, fresh sandwiches, huge thickshakes, coffee, sweets and treats. Catering and function catering. Phone orders welcome.

6684 2214

5:30am – 8:30pm

The Mullum Chocolate Shop

9. Mullum Chocolate Shop

An old-fashioned Chocolate Shop offering a great selection of chocolates, lollies and liquorice with friendly smiles and service. They offer a large selection of vegan, organic and gluten-free options.


6684 4825

Huonbrook Valley

10. Huonbrook Valley

Imagine… a Friday evening family meal or date with no phone reception, where folks actually speak with each other!

A slice of Tuscany hidden in the hills behind Mullumbimby.

6684 0400


The Cactus Hill Project

11. The Cactus Hill Project

The Cactus Hill Project creates unique stories for your home and life. Designer furniture, handcrafted ceramics, decorative objects, treasured textiles, accessories and art are all curated in collaboration with local and international artisans.

6684 6110


Mullumbimby Engineering

12. Mullumbimby Engineering

The local experienced team at Mullumbimby Engineering specialise in structural steelwork.

They are committed to expert fabrication backed by outstanding customer care.

Steel sales also available at 17 Towers Drive.

6684 2325


Byron Bay Pork and Meats

13. Byron Bay Pork & Meats

A local, family-owned business that sources premium quality pork, beef, lamb and goat from their family farms.

Call in and see their friendly team. Open Monday till Saturday.

6684 2137

Sunshine Alley

14. Sunshine Alley

Sunshine Alley houses carefully curated local art, jewellery, ceramics, body products and beautiful clothing.

Owner and jewellery designer Susie Cadsky is happy to discuss jewellery custom designed just for you.

0429 191 106


Linen House

15. Linen House Outlet

Linen House has something for every room of your house. Quilt covers, sheets,

towels, cushions and more.

All up to 70% off from a family brand you can trust.

6684 6452

Mullumbimby Vet

16. Mullum Vet Clinic

Your local vet for over 30 years, servicing Mullumbimby and surrounds.

A professional, friendly team caring for small and large animals.

Mon–Fri 8.30am–5.30pm, Sat 9am–12pm

A/h emergency service

6684 3818

Mullum Farmers Market

17. Mullum Farmers Market

Every Friday 7–11am, come and see Mullum at its colourful best. Shop for fresh produce, meet friends, enjoy brekkie and local coffee, and soak up the fun and friendly vibe.


The Empire Cafe

18. The Empire

The Empire is where it’s at!

Something for all tastes from epic

burgers to vegan delights. Enjoy delectable treats and good vibes at this Mullum icon.

facebook.com/EmpireMullum instagram.com/empiremullum



19. Yaman

Authentic handcrafted Yemenite pastry, falafel, Middle-Eastern spices, free-range, organic, local produce and love for the flavours of their ancestors, blended with the tradition of Yemen and the vibe of Mullumbimby.


6684 3778

KP Family Matters

20. KP Family Matters

Kate brings 20 years + professional relationship expertise.

Individual and couples counselling, children impacted by separation, mediation for families, neighbours, workplaces. Learn skills to reduce conflict and gain joy.


0402 207 137

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.


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...