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May 14, 2021

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Michael Lyon elected as Byron Mayor

Owing to the resignation of former Mayor at the end of April, a vote was held today to replace Simon Richardson, until the next election

Other News

Police chase ends in head-on car and truck crash

Police have declared a critical incident investigation after a car chase in Ballina ended in a crash Friday night.

Interview with Cyprien Clerc, Founder and managing Director of Futureseeds

Founder and Managing Director at FutureSeeds, Cyprien Clerc, talks to The Echo about this upcoming event.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Elvis has Left the Building

My dog died. I haven’t been able to write about it until now. It was a month ago, and he was old, but it was still unexpected, and it leaves you feeling a bit raw.

Doing it right

How do you know you’re doing hummus right? When the international visitors tell you it’s some of the best...

Comparisons

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

Creative carbon capture

Desmond Bellamy – Special Projects Coordinator, PETA Australia, Byron Bay Last week, the Australian government pledged half a billion dollars for ‘clean’...

Peace, Love and Pets Photo Competition

Pets-page

Is your pet cute…
or does it have a face only a mother could love?

Thank you to all our readers who sent in photos of their pets, and thank you to all the readers who voted in our survey.

This competition has now CLOSED.

The owners of the two winning pets (Cookie and Little Miss Tiffany) have won a $50 voucher to spend in one of the businesses advertising in the Pets Feature from last week’s Byron Echo, as will the winning voter who has won a double pass to Byron Palace Cinemas. The winners will be notified by email and announced in the Byron Echo of November 18.

Good luck!

Bundy
Bundy
Coco
Coco
Cookie
Cookie
Cooper
Cooper
Feathers
Feathers
Fly
Fly
Golden-Eyes
Golden-Eyes
Goobie
Goobie
Harvey
Harvey
Honey
Honey
I-dream-of-prawns-001
I-dream-of-prawns-001
Jazz-in-the-car
Jazz-in-the-car
Leelu
Leelu
Lilli_Lebovits
Lilli_Lebovits
Lilli_Lebovits2
Lilli_Lebovits2
Lilli_Lebovits3
Lilli_Lebovits3
Little-Miss-Tiffany
Little-Miss-Tiffany
Marley
Marley
Melanie_Taylor
Melanie_Taylor
Minky
Minky
Mitch-&-Jacko
Mitch-&-Jacko
Molly
Molly
Mr_Dashley
Mr_Dashley
Peaceful_Loving_Pet
Peaceful_Loving_Pet
Possum
Possum
Ruby
Ruby
Sandy
Sandy
Wilba
Wilba
Winnie
Winnie
Young-Jaz
Young-Jaz
Frankie
Frankie
Peppi
Peppi
Storm
Storm
Milo_in_a_hat
Milo
Rainbow-Nose!
Rainbow nose
Hector
Hector
The_Wild_One
The Wild One

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Locals question placing homes in areas of inundation risk

It is where the community fought off Club Med and it is once again in the spotlight as the current owners, Elements, are seeking to have the zoning of the environmentally sensitive area in Bayshore Drive changed from tourism to residential

Go straight to the source on the Future Water Project

Rous County Council has announced a series of information days to be held this month where the community can ‘drop in’ and find out more about the revised draft Future Water Project 2060.

Free mental health workshop for Byron businesses

Business owners in Byron Shire are invited to attend a free 'Healthy Mindset' workshop aimed at providing them with resources and tools to improve mental health and wellbeing, as well as the opportunity to connect with other business owners.

Trainspotters

Jillian Spring, Billinudgel In the article –  At a gathering of trainspotters, 21/4/21 by David Lisle, re Tweed Council Rail Trail, it is noted in...