July 1, 2014
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Sport fans, cricket buffs and the easily distracted flocked to Lomath Oval in Mullumbimby on Sunday to see sand-encrusted surf dudes the Suffolk Swingers attempt to negotiate a victory over Upper Main Arm autonomous cricket collective.
The Park Hotel Byron Rams continued their winning run on Saturday, with a comfortable Premier Division win over neighbours Lennox Head.
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After 26 years, Delvene and John Cornell have sold the iconic Hotel Brunswick, or Bruns pub as it is affectionately known.
‘A town square beheading without even letting the public bear witness,’ was how Byron Shire mayor Simon Richardson described the quiet adoption of large-scale development plans for Brunswick Heads holiday parks and reserves last week.
RailExplorers Byron are proposing to use the 13km of abandoned railway line that runs between Banglaow and Byron Bay as a ‘tourism experience’ involving pedalo-style rail carts.
Byron Shire mayor Simon Richardson has thrown his weight behind a review of parking in Byron Bay that recommends a flat-rate fee of $2 per hour throughout the town centre.
This week sees the screening of Last Paradise, a film which is becoming a talking point at cafe tables around the shire. Sessions are followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Clive Neeson. The Echo had a chat to find out what it’s all about.
For a boy who grew up in the inner suburbs of Melbourne, Dan Sultan has a voice that is as wide and as vast as an endless horizon viewed from a country road.