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May 19, 2021

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Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning May 19

‘This Life’ is the first single off Jesse Morris and the Shakedown’s forthcoming and first ever vinyl release titled The Children of the Sun. 

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Lismore City Council declares housing emergency, wants more units

A Lismore City Council housing survey had shown more than 60 per cent of residents were living by themselves or with one other person, Cr Ekins said, prompting ‘a real need for smaller housing or units’.

Byron Bay FC undefeated in ’21

Ross Kendall Despite having a bye last weekend the Byron Bay FC premier division women’s team sit on top of...

Protesters or ‘protectors’?

Jan Barham, Broken Head Mr Saul’s comments last week regarding his Linnaeus ecotourism development included reference to ‘protesters’, but a...

Butler Street Reserve checked for PFAS pollution

Authorities are checking the Byron Bay site for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, more commonly known as PFAS.

One-way traffic trial for the Byron Arts and Industry Estate

The trial is described by the council as a 'quick-win action' from the Byron Arts and Industry Estate Precinct Plan.

Editorial: The vulnerable at risk

Most of us would hope that the taxes we pay go towards key areas such as health, education and to supporting the most vulnerable in our community.
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Interview with Peter Castaldi

The Quad in Lismore presents its first outdoor cinema event – programmed by nationally regarded film critic and programmer, Peter Castaldi. Peter told The Echo about the vision.

Byron Bay FC undefeated in ’21

Ross Kendall Despite having a bye last weekend the Byron Bay FC premier division women’s team sit on top of the premiership table with an...

Interview with magician James Galea

James Galea is no ordinary magician. He’s not the smarmy guy in purple velvet with a cage full of pigeons sawing women in half. In fact, James is proud to say he has never cut anyone in half.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Stirring the Tea Pot

A house without tea is not a home.