21.1 C
Byron Shire
January 28, 2022

Latest News

Two deaths in Northern Rivers in previous 24 hours, 29 across the state

There were another two deaths reported in the Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWHD) to  8pm 26 January with 44 people in hospital and five in ICU.

Other News

Ballina’s Citizen of the Year announcement to be livestreamed

As COVID 19 continues to make life complicated for people on the Northern Rivers and beyond, Ballina Shire Council has decided to livestream its Australia Day event, including the Citizen of the Year announcement, from 9am on Wednesday.

Slowmo

What a debacle we’re experiencing with this government right now – again. After our PM Slowmo was unable to...

TGA grants Provisional approval of oral COVID-19 treatments

At last, some good news on the COVID front: the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has provisionally approved the first oral antiviral treatments for COVID-19.

Sunrise paddler with Rainbow Dragons offers new era for seasoned campaigner

Former long-distance paddling champion Brooke Harris has found new sporting life with the Rainbow Dragons and likes to take advantage of the new 6am Sunrise session in Ballina.

Taxi stolen at knifepoint in Tweed Heads

An investigation is underway after a taxi driver had his cab stolen at knifepoint at Tweed Heads.

Vale Craig McGregor, 1933 – 2022

‘Craig McGregor was one of the blazing stars in the Australian intellectual and cultural firmament. For more than 60 years he wrote about everything from politics, class, popular culture, surfing and architecture to love, sex, desire and marriage.'

February 11, 2015

Issue 29.35

Download PDF (13MB) Jump to: Local News | Comment | Letters | Articles |Byron Bay Film Festival | What's New | Valentines Day | The Good Life | Good Taste | Seven | Live Music | Culture | StarsCinema | The Arts | Gig Guide | Service Directory | Classifieds | Byron Shire Council Notices | Sport | Backlash

Echo Property 29.35

Download PDF (4.6MB)

In this Issue:

Putting the V back in Vagina!

This Saturday is V Day. Previously a day celebrating romantic love, Valentines day has been reframed as V-Day, the day that focuses on shining the light on sexual violence against women. Zenith Virago spoke with The Echo about the event that asks women to come together in a show of global solidarity.

0

Discovering happiness with Rainbow Dolphins

Scientist and natural therapist Dr Tamara Justus, in the natural course of motherhood, conducted a guided meditation to help her daughter Jasmine relax and feel happier.

1

A Woman of substance

Nattali Rize, enigmatic front woman of Blue King Brown, has gone from strength to strength, spending most of last year living in Kingston, Jamaica, working on a fresh new musical project that is currently top secret!

0

Bonne Santé

Santé is now open at 10am, seven days per week, for a brunch with a twist. Here, they have a rep’ for a delicate pizza crust (among other culinary choices), and using that reputation, they’ve created a brekkie hybrid that’s being introduced on the brunch menu.

0

Simply the Best… this year at NORPA

Increasing access to the performing arts is at the core of NORPA’s artistic program, embracing diversity in the region and engaging the community in relevant and dynamic ways.

0

Conservative Byron councillors put traffic plan ahead of masterplan

Byron’s traffic problems have either been courageously tackled or wilfully exacerbated, depending on who you believe from last Thursday’s Council meeting.

4

A new-look farm taking shape at Byron’s gateway

There’s an ambitious plan hatching out at the entrance to Byron Bay from the highway on Ewingsdale Road. It’s so ambitious that, when complete, The Farm will be just one of two known ventures of its type in the world, according to owner/manager Tom Lane.

0

King of the jungle

With a corn pipe dangling from a corner of his lips, and a laconic Australian lilt that drifts effortlessly into a Deep South drawl, CW Stoneking is a wildly unique act that will have you on the edge of your seat.

0

Culture wrap up February 11

This week's Culture capers begin with V-Day Byron Bay who will host the 2015 V-Day Women’s Festival at Bangalow A&I Hall on Valentines weekend

0

Everything the heart desires

Valentines Day for some represents a commercial investment. It comes around once a year and, depending on who you’re entertaining, the game is either to act on chemistry or it’s about pulling out all the stops…

0

Mr. Turner

Mike Leigh ventured into the Victorian era with his stupendous Topsy Turvy, an account of George Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan’s creation of The Mikado.

0

Kingsman: The Secret Service

Re-watching ‘Kick-Ass’ recently, it occurred to me that the violence being jokily disparaged by director Matthew Vaughn was, in fact, the selling point of the movi

0

Vaccinating koalas against chlamydia

Koala chlamydia affects 60 per cent of koalas that are admitted to the Currumbin Wildlife Hospital and is having a significant impact on koalas in the region. The figures have continued to rise each year.

Lismore Citizen of the Year 

Recognising her tireless work in helping people living with Parkison’s Disease Di Lymbury was awarded Lismore Citizen of the Year. 

RAT upcycling available in Mullum

Most of us have been far more concerned about how to get hold of rapid antigen tests (RATs) over the past few months than what happens to the plastic testing kits after use.

Bill will not prevent social media trolling: Law Council

The nation’s peak law advocay legal body, The Law Council of Australia, is calling for a nationally consistent approach to law reform as ‘the best defence against social media defamation’.