By S Haslam It doesn’t just look delicious on Instagram; the Yumbar vegan ice-cream bar is actually a product that has a real, healthy Byron heart. It is made in the centre of the Shire by Cat Mcleod, who moved... Read More →
The Showtime FMX motorcross team of Brad Burch and Robbie Marshall demonstrated a series of manouvres across a 25-metre jump at the Mullumbimby Show last weekend. Brad is a freestyle rider who has toured with Nitro Circus while Robbie competes... Read More →
By Vivienne Pearson Going back to the court house would normally be a punishment, but not when it’s the restaurant at the Court House Hotel. Run by Michael Coy, the Court House Restaurant has seen some changes to the menu... Read More →
By S Haslam It’s been 11 months since front-of-house Lara Brauer and chef Adam James saw the opportunity to sell their Mullumbimby cafe Punch and Daisy and take over the Poinciana in Mullumbimby shortly before Christmas 2017. They have turned... Read More →
Shores United will be registering their first-ever women’s soccer team in next year’s Football Far North Coast competition and are looking for any girls/women aged 15 and up to join. An open day will be held this Saturday November 17... Read More →
The Lennox-Ballina boardriders are organising a fundraiser for local surfers Nyxie Ryan, Dembe Ryan, and Jai Glinderman, to help them get to the Australian Junior Titles in South Australia. The fundraiser is this Sunday November 18 at Club Lennox from... Read More →
Kerry Dexter and Jeff Winter have claimed a strong win against Sherril Pearce and Greg Aprker last Saturday to claim the mixed pairs championship at the Brunswick Heads Bowling Club. Kerry and Jeff took the lead early in the game... Read More →
With just a few weeks to vote in the Falls Foster A Band, if you haven’t done already you still have time to vote for the artist The Echo has selected to champion: Áine Tyrell. We’ve covered what an awesome... Read More →
This year the Byron Youth Theatre takes a look at racism and prejudice with their new group-devised show In My Skin. It is a hot topic and I believe many community members would benefit from seeing what the youth of... Read More →
Over the next three months, Mullumbimby’s ageing gravity mains sewerage network will be prodded and poked more often than an in-patient at a teaching hospital. But is the barrage of tests really worthwhile?
It is not every day that you see a movie that actually changes your long-held opinion of something. I was never much of a fan of Queen’s music but have been won over by Bryan Singer’s soft-centred telling of the... Read More →
Nationals MLC and Ballina state election candidate Ben Franklin has responded to comments by Labor Lismore candidate Janelle Saffin that Labor will legislate lower power costs for consumers.
Eighteen-year-old Aysha Ndiaye, pictured, took up music and singing at school only two years ago. She wowed youth mentorship judges from the Mullum Music Festival, and will now be mentored by Shelly Brown.
The Mullumbimby War Widow’s Cottage, which is one of the homes of the Byron Youth Service (BYS), and the Brunswick Heads CWA Hall will be improved with the help of NSW government funding.
Stories in the Club Mullumbimby Ex-Services | Sunday | 4pm | $10 This month’s Stories in the Club has the theme All Kinds of Strength. Tellers will be Athol Compton, Olatundji Akpo-Sani, Oni Blecher, Ken Bright, Selase Dugbaza and the events... Read More →
Exclusive: A mass exodus of around 17 long-term volunteers at the Byron Bay St Vincent De Paul centre is being downplayed by management, despite claims of poor treatment and a change in management direction.
Mullum Music Festival | 15–18 Nov Meet Sugar Mama (Emilia), Smoky Mama (Isobel), and Spicy Mama (Kaitylyn). Along with Saucy Mama (Abbey) they are the front line of Melbourne’s sassiest soul, hip-hop and RnB outfit: The Mamas. They are heading to... Read More →
One hundred and ten singers from across the northern rivers will take the stage next month to perform Mozart’s powerful choral work about death, the Requiem, yet there will be one very notable absentee.
What’s your relationship with animals and food? In her latest comic Octopus & Lamb, illustrator Holly English explores animal rights in an intimate, accessible and sometimes humorous way.
Wild Marmalade at the Brewery Byron Brewery | Friday | 7pm | Free Wild Marmalade are the world’s original high-energy didgeridoo dance band. Fusing the ancient sounds of the didgeridoo with contemporary dance beats, their sound is a meeting of... Read More →
Having endured the national ignominy of Australia’s fawning over members of the British royal family (did anybody hear Sam Pang say on TV’s Have You Been Paying Attention? that Prince Harry had given up on finding his biological father? I... Read More →
During Bay FM’s August Radiothon, subscribers were asked if they would like to see $5 of their subscription money donated to one of four charities. This week they made good on that promise.
The Byron Bay Rams maintained their unbeaten record and first place on the ladder but they were made to fight for it in a 2–1 win over South Lismore playing at home. It looked to be a routine performance 30... Read More →
After an impressive day of bowls playing at home the Byron Bay Women’s Bowling Club has claimed the 2018 Byron Tweed District Shield. It is the first time in over ten years that the local club has claimed the coveted... Read More →
Byron Bay Coastal League cricketers maintain their unbeaten record while the the third grade struggle for first win. Playing away at Seabreeze Oval against Pottsville Byron secong grade bowled out the home side for 54 in 24 overs, before taking... Read More →