October 25, 2017
In this Issue:
After the first year we moved the newspaper to Brunswick Heads. Lured by cheap rent, we took three small shops in an arcade and filled them with the newspaper office, production facilities and, significantly, a printing press.
The Bangalow Theatre Company have once again taken on a much-loved musical, with the cast in full-throttle rehearsal mode ahead of their November opening night for Chicago. Julia Keast, who plays Velma, the musical lead, spoke with The Echo.
Much-loved acoustic power duo Hussy Hicks come to Mullum Music Festival after a stint touring across the US with Daniel Champagne and Christie Lenee.
If the novels of leading Scandi-noir crime writer Jo Nesbø are anything to go by, Oslo has even more murders per capita than Midsomer – it’s a wonder there is anybody left standing!
Charlie Pickering is one of the most exciting names in Australian comedy. Charlie is a political junkie, a law graduate, and was the voice of his generation as a regular team captain for Generation X on Network Ten’s quiz show Talkin’ ’bout Your Generation.
Instead of paid parking, perhaps the real elephant in Brunswick Heads is the North Coast Holiday Parks Trust. After all, they manage the town’s three holiday parks, which generate by far the biggest revenue.
The Bird’s Simon Durrington spoke with The Echo ahead of their performance at Island Vibe this weekend.
Byron market stallholders are up in arms over what they say is a lack of engagement or articulated plans for Butler Street Reserve after Byron Shire Council announced – on behalf of the state government – that a bus interchange will be built on the location.
Convictions for cocaine possession in the Byron Shire reached a 22-year high last financial year, in what some see as a reflection of the region’s changing drug habits.
This is a delightful chick-flick – insightful and friendly, witty and modern, but never smart-arsed in the way that so many bromances are
Recommendations by an ecologist to save deteriorating trees in a Brunswick Heads holiday park – some thought to be 400 years old – are unlikely to be adopted by managers NSW Crown Holiday Parks Trust. Here's why.
The days of the dead are truly a celebration of life. When we gather and dance with caricatures of death, eat skull sugar lollies and learn to respect that life is surely brief.
A council plan to move the Byron Environment Centre kiosk – located in Byron Bay’s Railway Park – by December 13 has sparked outrage from founding members.
America and Me is the latest film by local activist and twice Oscar-nominated filmmaker David Bradbury. It will have its world premiere in Mullum at the Old Drill Hall November 8 from 7pm and former ABC journalist Kerry O’Brien will host the screening.
Undoubtedly one of the biggest issues facing humans on the planet is access to clean, drinkable water. Especially for those in developing countries, where even groundwater is becoming more and more polluted from ever-growing intense industrialisation.
Next year I turn 50. In preparation for this depressing celebration of one’s scum line on the bathtub of life I have been looking through old photos. It’s like a retrospective of the world’s worst haircuts. How can one woman have so many tragic looks?
Which local restaurants were awarded hats in the 2018 SMH Good Food Guide Awards? Find out here…
Choose Your Cruise, the company bringing Australia’s biggest music festivals at sea, is proud to announce a unique concept and a first for Australian country music – Cruisin Country No. 8; Looking Forward – Looking Back. This is a...
By Vivienne Pearson Love picnics? Sure! Well, everything except for the preparation, basket packing and lugging and finding the ideal spot. Oh, and the cleanup. Your portal to an ideal picnic – one without all that stuff but with a fabulous...
Byron Bay student Scout Robinson-Gale is one step closer to becoming a ballerina after being invited to join the pre-professional dance program at the prestigious Tanya Pearson Dance Academy.
Former team Australia bowls players and plenty of local talent will be lining up this weekend to compete for $15,000 in prize money in the Ocean Shores Great Northern Men’s Classic Fours bowls tournament.
Byron Bay High School had a big day out at the inaugural junior rugby 7s held at Byron Recreational grounds earlier in October.
One win and two washed-out games leave Byron Bay sitting in third place in the 2018 Coastal League after a wet start to the season.
Byron Bay’s Matt Wilkinson’s World Title hopes were dashed at the MEO Rip Curl Pro in Portugal after he was eliminated in round three.