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Lennox Head forge ahead across four grades in local cricket

Local cricket is approaching the midway point of the 2021–22 season and sees Lennox Head playing strongly across all four senior grades.

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Daintree buyback sees more forest retained

Over the last two-and-a-half years, the Mullumbimby based Rainforest 4 Foundation has had a mission to buy back parts of the Daintree Lowland Rainforest that were subdivided for sale in the 1980s. 

Editorial: Dear Committee Secretariat

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Rainbow Temple squeezed by Lismore Council 

For two decades, the Rainbow Temple in Rosebank has stood as a striking reflection of the region’s proudly beating spiritual heart.

Vale Byron girl, Patricia Marcia Dailhou 

Patricia, better known as Pat or Patsy, was born in Byron Bay in 1933 and was the second eldest of nine, to Horace Cecil Vernon Freeman (better known as ‘Bluey’) and Dorothy Lulu Freeman (nee Daniels). 


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How two local farmers’ markets are supporting young farmers

With everyone talking about the empty shelves in the supermarkets at the moment, it’s reassuring to know we have...

April 15, 2015

Issue 29.44

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Byron Shire Echo 29.44 – April 15, 2015

In this Issue:

Crowd funding for our pleasure

Local educator, comedian, and founder of the Yoniversity, Laura-Doe is creating a movie The Art & Science of Female Arousal.


Au revoir La Table

After six-and-a-half years of fabulous menus and a steady and generous culinary contribution to our region, La Table Cafe and Restaurant is coming to the end in its present form – the Mullumbimby premises.


Tully on Tully on the Rails

Tully on Tully have gone back to basics with their new single Two Birds. With floating synthesisers as a foundation, the simple melodies are complemented by an interesting rhythmic structure hailing back to yesteryear.


Entertainment Roundup April 16

A huge roundup this week kicks off with a ‘rags to riches’ born entertainer Mason Rack – who grew up playing percussion from the age of six with his musician father Billy Rack…


When 360 did a 180

Acclaimed Australian rapper 360 has been touted as this country’s hottest and most controversial crossover star. His ability to distil the zeitgeist into rap bought him to almost instant acclaim.


‘Go it alone’ council ignores advice over rock wall plans

Byron Shire mayor Simon Richardson has lashed out at fellow councillor Sol Ibrahim after he pushed through a motion effectively rejecting an offer by scientists and economists to help manage the Shire’s pristine coastline.


More goals for the Rams

The Byron Bay Rams took to the Ballina pitch on Saturday with a new sponsor and a new look for 2015.


King rules over Giants in league season opener

‘Get ’em onside!’ That raucous cry is the footy tragic’s equivalent of the first cuckoo of spring. In the opening round of the new NRRRL season at Les Donnelly Field on Saturday, it was heard virtually before anybody had raised a sweat.


Mullumbimby railway crossing to close

Byron Shire mayor Simon Richardson has put a call out to Mullumbimby residents who want to see the town's rail crossing remain open to urgently contact the line's maintenance contractor, who plans to close it down.


The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out Of Water

SpongeBob SquarePants first appeared on TV way back in 1999. He made his debut on the big screen 2004 and I can distinctly recall nothing about the movie but plenty about my little nephew’s excitement at being taken to it.



You get a lot more background than is strictly necessary in Kenneth Branagh’s re-telling of this much-loved fairytale, and the result is an ever-so-slight apologia for the wicked stepmother…


Bradbury tackles the Vietnam War in latest film 

The north coast’s award-winning filmmaker David Bradbury tackles the fraught story of two major Vietnam War battles involving Australian soldiers in his latest work, The Crater.


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.

Far North Coast Comedy

Lots of comedy to laugh out loud at

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 26 January, 2022

There's still loads of stuff on in the Byron Shire and beyond

Taxi stolen at knifepoint in Tweed Heads

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