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April 21, 2021

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Byron Drag Racers World Record

The local AAA Racing motorcycle team have set a new world record in 100cc class, as well as a top national speed in 50cc class at the recent Australian Speed Week held at Salt Lake Gairdner, South Australia.

Other News

Yamba restaurants

I’m often asked about Yamba, one of our favourite holiday spots over the last 20 years. With a great range of beaches, walks, tennis courts, skate parks and accommodation etc it’s been great for the kids growing up, and they still love it. Plus, it’s now only 90 minutes’ drive from Mullumbimby.

Beach Hotel gets a $6m makeover

Owners of the Beach Hotel, Moelis, say they undertook extensive repairs and updates to the tune of around $6m after COVID-19 forced closure and limited trading last year.

SCU named as partner in two national drought hubs

Southern Cross University has been announced as playing a crucial partnership role in two new Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hubs.

Professor Graham Samuel says dementia care is personal

In a moving address to the National Press Club in Canberra yesterday, Dementia Australia Chair Professor Graham Samuel AC shared his personal experience of dementia – the anguish, bewilderment, frustration and torment experienced by his mother as she descended into the abyss of the disease.

Unauthorised dwelling capital of the world!

Could Main Arm’s title as the Unauthorised Dwelling Capital of the World be under threat?

Interview with Dave Callan

Dave Callan is a big hairy Irish bloke. He’s funny. You would have seen him on Rove and heard him on Triple J – but now you get to see him dance! With backup dancers and a show full of spectacular choreography and a hairy Viking, catch A–Z of Dance at Byron Comedy Fest. Dave told us a little more…

Mullum on the Map

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 is 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…

Hemp Culture Mullumbimby Veterinary Clinic Mint Pilates Crystals & Dreaming Hooked & Cooked Mullumbimby Mullum Engineering Mullumbimby Newsagency Barefoot Law Soul Pattinson Chemist

Hemp Culture

1. Hemp Culture

Whether you're propagating seedlings, vegging out or flowering up, Hemp Culture's got all your organic macro and micro nutrients covered for all stages of growth!


6684 1937

95/97 Stuart St

Mullumbimby Veterinary Clinic

2. Mullumbimby Veterinary Clinic

Your local vet for over 30yrs.

Professional, caring and friendly service for small and large animals.

Dr Richard, Bec, and Mark.

Mon–Fri 8.30am–5.30pm, Sat 9am–12pm

A/h Emergency Service 6684 3818

124 Dalley St

Mint Pilates

3. Mint Pilates

Experience the true, original Pilates method in a beautiful, boutique studio in Mullumbimby. Fully equipped with the best apparatus in the industry, taught by experienced and passionate instructors.


0408 587 555


Station St

Crystals & Dreaming

4. Crystals & Dreaming

Crystal resonance therapist and dream coach, Kate Messenger facilitates private crystal healing sessions and dream workshops, working with you to create powerful and lasting changes in you and your life.


0413 003 301

Near the soccer fields

Hooked & Cooked

5. Hooked & Cooked Mullumbimby

Sustainable eatery, takeaway, fresh fish shop, offering wild-caught sustainable sea food, seven days a week. Fresh fish, burgers, fish & chips, wraps, salads and more.

6684 2146


64 Stuart St

Mullum Engineering

6. Mullum Engineering

Mullumbimby Engineering specialises in structural steelwork. They offer a free estimating and costing facility, so if you have plans drawn up and need a price, email Noel at [email protected]


6684 2325

17 Towers Dr

Mullumbimby Newsagency

7. Mullumbimby Newsagency

Large range of art supplies in store now. Get a 10% discount off your purchase if you mention the Echo!

Always providing friendly happy service in Mullumbimby.

6684 2127

44 Burringbar St

Barefoot Law

8. Barefoot Law

Low cost practical advice to help you make good decisions. Mondays in Byron. Tuesdays in Mullum. Other days by appointment.

Email: [email protected] to see Mark, Fiona or Jess.


6684 1286

55 Dalley St

Soul Pattinson Chemist

9. Soul Pattinson Chemist

Now stocking Luvme Eco Nappy Range, 100% biodegradable bamboo disposable nappies that are ideal for sensitive skin, and can be put in your green bin for composting.

6684 4888

60 Burringbar St

Your Local Club Academy Games

The North Coast Academy of Sport prepared its largest squad ever to compete at the 2021 Your Local Club Academy Games, held in the Hunter region last weekend.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 21 April, 2021

Check out entertainment listings for the week, with music, dance, cinema and all sorts events happening in and around the Byron Shire

Interview with Toni Childs

Internationally celebrated musician, Emmy winner and three times Grammy nominee Toni Childs is bringing her show to The Brunswick Picture House. With two acts, Childs is promising a special two hour performance as she celebrates her vast catalogue of music, which also saw her celebrate the 30th anniversary of her critically acclaimed album Union in 2019.

Jungle juice

There are times when water just doesn’t cut it. And luckily, for those times, there is Jungle Juice.