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Council’s power

Matthew O’Reilly I refer to Ian Pickles’ letter, titled ‘Developers’ power’ (Letters, 10 February). Generally, I must agree with most of what Ian wrote in his...

Facebook fails

Adrian Gattenhof, Mullumbimby American spoilt brat Zuckerberg may have done adults around the world a great favour with his screamy kicky tanty. He’s laid bare...

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 24 February, 2021

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 24 February, 2021

Interview with Michael Balson, creator of Ocean to Sky

Local filmmaker helps tell the story of Edmund Hillary’s last adventure, in the film, Ocean to Sky

Interview with James McMillan, founder of the Byron Surf Festival

With the Byron Bay Surf Festival just days away, founder James McMillan took a few minutes to talk to Seven about the awesome things planned for the coming weekend.

Suffolk pump track

Dr Ray Moynihan, Suffolk Park Thanks to The Echo for ongoing coverage of the debate about the proposed pump track at Suffolk Park (10 and...

PM’s vaccine

Martin Bail, Federal On 4 February, 2021 ABC News reported, albeit briefly, that the PM will ‘for the record’ be receiving the efficacious Pfizer vaccine. Unlike...

Community bar – not

Liz Levy, Suffolk Park I couldn’t believe what I was reading in The Echo: a plan to turn an ‘iconic’ part of the ‘Community’ Centre...

Cartoon of the week – 24 February, 2021

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Interview with Sarah McLeod

Sarah McLeod is a passionate woman. She’s Aussie rock royalty, front person of The Superjesus and a powerful solo performer. In this interview she talks about her two loves, one new and one gone; her piano and her dog. One found, and one lost, during lockdown.

Saltwater mob style

Story & photo Melissa Butters If you’ve ever tasted the wild fish rillettes from The Bay SmokeHouse you know what’s cooking. Born out of a...

Koala clearing

Maggy Todd, Rosebank After reading the article by Aslan Shand (3 February), I drove up Rifle Range Rd to check out the situation for...

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the Week Beginning 17 February, 2021

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the Week Beginning 17 February, 2021

Interview with Glen Casey, one of the sponsers for the Byron Surf Festival

The Byron Surf Festival is now 11 years old. Like any seasoned surfer it has survived some gnarly conditions. Right now it’s about negotiating an event during COVID-19, something organisers have embraced with a mix of low-key outdoor and indoor events across the three-day festival.

Managing your events the right way

Lachlan Cornell It’s funny how events with the most significance can cause the most stress. Maybe it’s because you are so desperate to get it...

Lawrence Clain, carving the grain

Story & photo Melissa Butters Lawrence Clain is the face behind Valley of Craftsmen, pioneers in locally made sustainable, finely handcrafted timber boards. Lawrence turns...

Sharing the local love

As the day nears when we are reminded to celebrate love, we think about what’s important and what we truly value. Often it’s the simple things in life that matter most.

Fortunate life for Red Earth Farmers

Belinda and Neil Fortune turned their passion for food and seasonal eating into a living when they started their own market garden in the Byron hinterland five years ago.

Loft loving the post-summer return of locals

It's a magical time in Byron – the peak of summer is over, the water is sparkling and warm, and town has simmered down to a more pleasant level for locals.

Flickerfest 2021

Flickerfest is celebrating 30 Years With the theme ‘Great Short Film Never Dies’, Flickerfest is celebrating 30 years and heading home to Mullumbimby. Fresh from...

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 10 Feb, 2021

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 10 Feb, 2021

Council’s power

Matthew O’Reilly I refer to Ian Pickles’ letter, titled ‘Developers’ power’ (Letters, 10 February). Generally, I must agree with most of what Ian wrote in his...

Facebook fails

Adrian Gattenhof, Mullumbimby American spoilt brat Zuckerberg may have done adults around the world a great favour with his screamy kicky tanty. He’s laid bare...

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 24 February, 2021

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 24 February, 2021

Interview with Michael Balson, creator of Ocean to Sky

Local filmmaker helps tell the story of Edmund Hillary’s last adventure, in the film, Ocean to Sky

Interview with James McMillan, founder of the Byron Surf Festival

With the Byron Bay Surf Festival just days away, founder James McMillan took a few minutes to talk to Seven about the awesome things planned for the coming weekend.

Suffolk pump track

Dr Ray Moynihan, Suffolk Park Thanks to The Echo for ongoing coverage of the debate about the proposed pump track at Suffolk Park (10 and...

PM’s vaccine

Martin Bail, Federal On 4 February, 2021 ABC News reported, albeit briefly, that the PM will ‘for the record’ be receiving the efficacious Pfizer vaccine. Unlike...

Community bar – not

Liz Levy, Suffolk Park I couldn’t believe what I was reading in The Echo: a plan to turn an ‘iconic’ part of the ‘Community’ Centre...

Cartoon of the week – 24 February, 2021

We love to receive letters, but not every letter will be published; the publication of letters is at the discretion of the online and print letters editors.

Interview with Sarah McLeod

Sarah McLeod is a passionate woman. She’s Aussie rock royalty, front person of The Superjesus and a powerful solo performer. In this interview she talks about her two loves, one new and one gone; her piano and her dog. One found, and one lost, during lockdown.

Saltwater mob style

Story & photo Melissa Butters If you’ve ever tasted the wild fish rillettes from The Bay SmokeHouse you know what’s cooking. Born out of a...

Koala clearing

Maggy Todd, Rosebank After reading the article by Aslan Shand (3 February), I drove up Rifle Range Rd to check out the situation for...

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the Week Beginning 17 February, 2021

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the Week Beginning 17 February, 2021

Interview with Glen Casey, one of the sponsers for the Byron Surf Festival

The Byron Surf Festival is now 11 years old. Like any seasoned surfer it has survived some gnarly conditions. Right now it’s about negotiating an event during COVID-19, something organisers have embraced with a mix of low-key outdoor and indoor events across the three-day festival.

Managing your events the right way

Lachlan Cornell It’s funny how events with the most significance can cause the most stress. Maybe it’s because you are so desperate to get it...

Lawrence Clain, carving the grain

Story & photo Melissa Butters Lawrence Clain is the face behind Valley of Craftsmen, pioneers in locally made sustainable, finely handcrafted timber boards. Lawrence turns...

Sharing the local love

As the day nears when we are reminded to celebrate love, we think about what’s important and what we truly value. Often it’s the simple things in life that matter most.

Fortunate life for Red Earth Farmers

Belinda and Neil Fortune turned their passion for food and seasonal eating into a living when they started their own market garden in the Byron hinterland five years ago.

Loft loving the post-summer return of locals

It's a magical time in Byron – the peak of summer is over, the water is sparkling and warm, and town has simmered down to a more pleasant level for locals.

Flickerfest 2021

Flickerfest is celebrating 30 Years With the theme ‘Great Short Film Never Dies’, Flickerfest is celebrating 30 years and heading home to Mullumbimby. Fresh from...

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 10 Feb, 2021

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 10 Feb, 2021
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