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David Gilet, Byron Bay You would have to say that the Byron district has more than its fair share of wankers,...

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Cocaine bust in Byron Shire, 7 men arrested

Police say two separate investigations into the ongoing supply of cocaine in the Byron Bay area have led to charges against seven men.

Thanks for Bob

Jo Faith, Newtown I wish to thank The Echo for printing the article by Bob Morgan, First Nations academic. This...

Dam doesn’t give a damn about koalas

The proposed Dunoon Dam is still a possibility, though it has been voted against twice by the members of Rous County Council. Now information has emerged which presents another reason to shut down the threat of the dam once and for all.

Co-op meeting

Annette Snow, Myocum As a Mullumbimby Rural Co-op shareholder of 42 years and a past employee of over 13 years,...

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Gareth Smith, Byron Bay Trade Minister Dan Tehan wants to refer China to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) because he...

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.


Cartoon of the week – 12 May, 2021

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Father and son win first sailing race

Sixteen boats competed in the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s race day earlier this month in a 10-12 knot breeze that suited the newcomers to...

Oceans 15 triumphant return

The Ocean Shores Aquatics team have returned home with some great results after a month-long stint at various State School Swimming competitions. ‘They have all...