The town of Byron Bay sits on the eastern most point of Australia. With a population of 9000 Byron Bay is the largest in the Byron Shire (population 32,000).
Recent stories Tagged “Byron Bay”
Echo beginnings: Tales from the Magic Beanstalk…
Thirty-one years have passed since Nicholas Shand dreamed up this newspaper and collected a band of similar dreamers to help him make it real. In those 31 years The Echo has grown, like a magic beanstalk, far taller than we ever imagined, and it is now one of the primary institutions of Byron Shire.4 days ago | David Lovejoy | 5
Beach Hotel in Byron sold to investment company
The Beach Hotel in Byron Bay is once again changing hands and future owners, the Impact Investment Group, have confirmed to Echonetdaily they are expecting settlement in around six months – some time in February 2018.5 days ago | Aslan Shand | 2
Byron Bay FC V Lismore Thistles
The Northern Hotel Rams Reserves reserved their place in next Saturday’s Football Far North Coast Grand Finals with a thumping 4-0 win over Lismore Thistles at the Rec Grounds on the weekend.9 days ago | Echonetdaily | 0
Need to write a grant application?
Are you interested in writing a grant application? Whether it is for the arts or infrastructure Jim Beatson and Cherie Bromley have a wealth of experience to share with you. The grant writing workshops are being run through the Byron Community Centre Volunteer Hub .17 days ago | Echonetdaily | 0
Plastic Alarm: call to save the turtles
Everything starts as an idea that has the potential to grow into something big. That is what happened for 11-year-old local boy Arlian who is now known as the Plastic Free Boy.19 days ago | Aslan Shand | 2