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Primex Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo new date confirmed

After being postponed due to the flooding and ongoing wet weather the 2022 Primex Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo and will now go ahead on November 10–12.

Other News

Cartoon of the week – 25 May, 2022

The Echo loves your letters and is proud to provide a community forum on the issues that matter most to our readers and the people of the NSW north coast. So don't be a passive reader, send us your epistles.

Never again

It seems to me that the floods became a ‘never again’ moment in time for Lismore and to a...

Get me a DA

In response to the recent flood meeting held at the Ocean Shores Country Club on Tuesday 10 May, a...

Climate-related disasters influenced the election, Climate Council says

There was a clear connection between climate change-related disasters and voting in the Federal Election, according to the Climate Council.

Fugly Design Award

I would like to second Nick Buckley’s idea for the Fugly Architectural Design Award (in last week’s Echo). Perhaps...

Byron Council’s new bioenergy gas electricity plant

Not sure if it will be on full moon, but to be built snuggled up between Sunrise and the...

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…

Linen House Outlet Milk and Honey Mullum Creek Native Nursery Barefoot Law Son of Drum Byron Bay Pork The Cactus Hill Project Mullumbimby Engineering Sunshine Alley Chincogan Store Soul Pattinson Chemist In The Raw Mullumbimby Newsagency Mullumbimby Civic Hall Mullum Farmers Market Lambruk Kin Artisan Collective The Water Shop Scratch Patisserie
Linen House Outlet

1. Linen House Outlet

Linen House has something for every room of your house. Quilt covers, sheets, towels, cushions, and more.
All up to 70 per cent off from a family brand you can trust.
6684 6452

Milk and Honey

2. Milk and Honey

Milk and Honey is a casual restaurant offering delicious, artisan, wood-fired pizzas and a frequently changing menu showcasing the highest-quality and freshest seasonal, locally sourced produce available.
6684 1422

Mullum Creek Native Nursery

3. Mullum Creek Native Nursery

They supply the largest range of native plants in the Byron Shire. Over 500 varieties.
Wed–Fri 10am–4pm, Sat 9am–1pm.
See their list at mcnativenursery.com.au.
6684 1703
110 Yankee Ck Rd, Mullumbimby Creek

Barefoot Law

4. Barefoot Law

Low-cost practical advice – to help you make good decisions. Mondays at Byron Community Centre. Tuesdays at Mullum Neighbourhood Centre. To see Mark Swivel or Fiona Spencer
email: [email protected]
6684 1286

Son of Drum

5. Son of Drum

Mullum’s own original music shop! As well as some of the best-known brands in both acoustic and electronic gear, they also specialise in world instruments and locally made musical creations.
Shop 1 / 31 Burringbar St, Mullumbimby
6684 1742

Byron Bay Pork

6. Byron Bay Pork

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

The Cactus Hill Project

7. 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

8. Mullumbimby Engineering

For expertly fabricated structural steelwork see Noel and the professional team at Mullumbimby Engineering. Established more than 30 years and committed to 100 per cent customer satisfaction.
6684 2325

Sunshine Alley

9. 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

Chincogan Store

10. Chincogan Store

Local family owned milk bar, providing fast and fresh food that is value for money. Pop in and try something out of their new fresh display cabinet. Selections changed daily.
6684 2214
5.30am – 8.30pm
33 Burringbar Street, Mullumbimby

Soul Pattinson Chemist

11. 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

In The Raw

12. In The Raw

Small-batch handcrafted natural body products and homewares from Byron Shire’s creatives and ethically made products by communities around the world.
0413 446 578
Shop 3/78 Dalley Street, Mullumbimby

Mullumbimby Newsagency

13. Mullumbimby Newsagency

Great ideas for Fathers Day instore now, from lotto, socks, chocolate, bamboo keep cups to puzzles galore. Check them out – best newsagency in town with the best service.
6684 2127
44 Burringbar Street, Mullumbimby

John Cleary at the Mullum Civic Hall

14. Mullumbimby Civic Hall

John Cleary comes to Mullum Civic Hall! 12 October Monster Concert at Mullum’s iconic venue. Concerts, events, weddings, classes, presentations, workshops, and more!
Call 0488 609 774 for hall hire.
55 Dalley Street, Mullumbimby

Mullum Farmers Market

15. Mullum Farmers Market

Named as one of the top three farmers markets in Australia, this is the place to be on a Friday morning. Fresh produce, live music, breakfast, coffee, and kids’ activities.
Mullumbimby Showgrounds, Fri 7–11am.


16. Lambruk

Over 40 years’ experience, Lambruk is your first choice for cabinet making in the Northern Rivers. Offering high levels of workmanship, quality materials, and a strong focus on customer service.
[email protected]
6684 1066

Kin Artisan Collective

17. Kin Artisan Collective

Sally Green, founding member of Kin, makes her glass beads in her home studio in The Pocket and then creates her unique pieces instore. Bespoke jewellery made for you.
70 Burringbar St, Mullumbimby

The Water Shop

18. The Water Shop

The Water Filter Experts – now in Mullumbimby. For home, office, or commercial water filters. Countertop, gravity-fed, under-sink, whole-house systems. Located upstairs from Punch & Daisy Cafe.
105 Stuart Street, Mullumbimby
6680 8200

Scratch Patisserie

19. Scratch Patisserie

Celebrate the start of spring with your fling! From 3rd till 7th September bring along a friend, buy a coffee and get theirs free
(equal or lesser value).
Open Tues – Sat 6684 2914
5/108 Stuart Street, Mullumbimby

Reasons to be cheerful

After nine long years of being led by the least among us, Australia’s future feels optimistic. Thanks, Western Australia, you were instrumental in booting those numpties out! 

Regrets for treatment of Wardell CORE?

After Ballina Council's recent decision, at its Finance and Facilities Committee Meeting, to effectively evict the Wardell Community Organised Resilience Effort (CORE) from the War Memorial Hall, in mid-flood recovery, some were having second thoughts at their Ordinary Meeting yesterday.

Keep your eyes and ears open for Albert’s Lyrebird

Tweed Council is asking that you put your best bird listening ears on this June and capture the sounds of a rare bird.

Progress at Ross Lane?

The perennial question 'is Ross Lane open?' edged closer to an answer yesterday, with Ballina Council discussing a range of options to solve the flooding problem which regularly cuts off Lennox's main access to the west. Ross Lane has been closed again this week.