SES dealt with the aftermath of the Mullumbimby Show smash-up derby where Jackson ‘just drive as fast as you can’ Emery collected the $500 cash prize donated by Essery Auto Wreckers and Darren Jones Welding.
By S Haslam It doesn’t just look delicious on Instagram; the Yumbar vegan ice-cream bar is actually a product that has a real, healthy Byron heart. It is made in the centre of the Shire by Cat Mcleod, who moved... Read More →
The Showtime FMX motorcross team of Brad Burch and Robbie Marshall demonstrated a series of manouvres across a 25-metre jump at the Mullumbimby Show last weekend. Brad is a freestyle rider who has toured with Nitro Circus while Robbie competes... Read More →
By Vivienne Pearson Going back to the court house would normally be a punishment, but not when it’s the restaurant at the Court House Hotel. Run by Michael Coy, the Court House Restaurant has seen some changes to the menu... Read More →
By S Haslam It’s been 11 months since front-of-house Lara Brauer and chef Adam James saw the opportunity to sell their Mullumbimby cafe Punch and Daisy and take over the Poinciana in Mullumbimby shortly before Christmas 2017. They have turned... Read More →
Shores United will be registering their first-ever women’s soccer team in next year’s Football Far North Coast competition and are looking for any girls/women aged 15 and up to join. An open day will be held this Saturday November 17... Read More →
The Lennox-Ballina boardriders are organising a fundraiser for local surfers Nyxie Ryan, Dembe Ryan, and Jai Glinderman, to help them get to the Australian Junior Titles in South Australia. The fundraiser is this Sunday November 18 at Club Lennox from... Read More →
Kerry Dexter and Jeff Winter have claimed a strong win against Sherril Pearce and Greg Aprker last Saturday to claim the mixed pairs championship at the Brunswick Heads Bowling Club. Kerry and Jeff took the lead early in the game... Read More →
A 79-year-old caravanning couple have been transported to Tweed Hospital following an accident involving their vehicle, with one moving and one stationary truck on Tweed Valley Way, near Riverside Drive, Tumbulgum.
The JRPP will tomorrow decide whether to approve a $21 million, four-storey development for Byron Bay that adjoining residents say would ‘tower’ over their properties with balconies that would ‘peer’ into their backyards.
Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was tasked to a near drowning at Whites Beach, near Broken Head, on Sunday afternoon. Local resident Ian Cohen described the situation at the beach as a ‘disaster waiting to happen'.
Researchers from Southern Cross University have discovered a new form of the naturally-occurring sweetener that has the potential to make both humans and bees significantly healthier.
Those interested in the Belongil Creek catchment are invited to a community drop-in session on November 12 at the Byron Community Centre to share information they may have and learn about the development of the Belongil Creek Estuary Opening Strategy.
The Mullum Show crew invites all locals and visitors to come and experience a fun-filled two days of entertainment and new experiences this weekend. The show theme this year is Sugar Cane, reflecting one of the main crops in our area.
This week a group of local film makers from Byron SAE are making their own contribution to the debate with a unique and humorous take on the miscommunications between men and women.
With just a few weeks to vote in the Falls Foster A Band, if you haven’t done already you still have time to vote for the artist The Echo has selected to champion: Áine Tyrell. We’ve covered what an awesome... Read More →
This year the Byron Youth Theatre takes a look at racism and prejudice with their new group-devised show In My Skin. It is a hot topic and I believe many community members would benefit from seeing what the youth of... Read More →
Over the next three months, Mullumbimby’s ageing gravity mains sewerage network will be prodded and poked more often than an in-patient at a teaching hospital. But is the barrage of tests really worthwhile?
It is not every day that you see a movie that actually changes your long-held opinion of something. I was never much of a fan of Queen’s music but have been won over by Bryan Singer’s soft-centred telling of the... Read More →
Nationals MLC and Ballina state election candidate Ben Franklin has responded to comments by Labor Lismore candidate Janelle Saffin that Labor will legislate lower power costs for consumers.
Eighteen-year-old Aysha Ndiaye, pictured, took up music and singing at school only two years ago. She wowed youth mentorship judges from the Mullum Music Festival, and will now be mentored by Shelly Brown.
The Mullumbimby War Widow’s Cottage, which is one of the homes of the Byron Youth Service (BYS), and the Brunswick Heads CWA Hall will be improved with the help of NSW government funding.
Stories in the Club Mullumbimby Ex-Services | Sunday | 4pm | $10 This month’s Stories in the Club has the theme All Kinds of Strength. Tellers will be Athol Compton, Olatundji Akpo-Sani, Oni Blecher, Ken Bright, Selase Dugbaza and the events... Read More →
Exclusive: A mass exodus of around 17 long-term volunteers at the Byron Bay St Vincent De Paul centre is being downplayed by management, despite claims of poor treatment and a change in management direction.
Mullum Music Festival | 15–18 Nov Meet Sugar Mama (Emilia), Smoky Mama (Isobel), and Spicy Mama (Kaitylyn). Along with Saucy Mama (Abbey) they are the front line of Melbourne’s sassiest soul, hip-hop and RnB outfit: The Mamas. They are heading to... Read More →