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How well do you know your koala facts? Test your knowledge at the June 2 Koala Hard Quiz in Mullumbimby.

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Interview with Mell and Zara from the Byron Comedy Fest

After a year under a COVID-19 hiatus, The Byron Comedy Fest is back! Next Thursday sees this fledgling event open the doors to its second weekend presenting all that is fabulous and funny. Set on the Byron beachfront at the Byron Surf Club and styled as a classy bespoke beachside speakeasy, this event is the creative lovechild of besties Zara Noruzi and Mell Coppin.

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 newcomers to the sport well.

Join Clarkes Beach paddle out this weekend to stop massive oil and gas field project

Hundreds of local surfers and water-lovers will paddle out at Clarke’s Beach over the weekend to protest against a massive oil and gas field proposed for the NSW coast.

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.

Interview with Bob Vegas

The glorious Bob Downe is back with a brand new show: Viva Bob Vegas! at the Brunswick Picture House. He gave Seven the Downe low…

Jonson Street bus shelter gone and an era ended

Byron Shire Council says that the wooden bus shelter on Jonson Street outside the Byron Visitors Centre is being removed today with all bus services operating from the new bus interchange on Butler Street in Byron Bay

Stories about "Brunswick Heads foreshore":

Byron mayor in cahoots with holiday park trust

Michele Grant, Convenor, Foreshore Protection Group. We witnessed another standout performance from mayor Simon Richardson as he boldly handed over the last piece of disputed...

Did Byron mayor lie over van park motion?

Patricia Warren, Brunswick Heads.  Byron Shire Council's decision to support NSW Crown Holiday Parks Trust putting their development plans for Massy Greene and Ferry caravan...

Last chance for council to retain Bruns foreshore

Michele Grant, Convenor, Foreshore Protection Group Brunswick Heads Caravan Park boundaries and license conditions are on Byron Shire Council's agenda this Thursday (25/8). Agenda Item 13.10...

Brunswick Heads locals to debate ‘shock and awe’ redevelopment

Controversial plans by the state government to redevelop the Brunswick Heads boat harbour, including dredging and a new marina, is set to be hotly debated tonight (Monday) at a public meeting.

Brunswick Heads locals ask where will the children play?

Brunswick Heads residents are set to pack out the historic village’s memorial hall on Monday night to debate the controversial state-government approved makeover of the town’s popular foreshore parks.

Bruns parks submission process ‘corrupt’

Brunswick Heads residents claim the submission process for controversial redevelopment plans for the town's public foreshore caravan parks and reserves is corrupt and are calling for an independent assessor to be appointed.

Fond memories, but is greed taking over Bruns?

Jane Flower, South Golden Beach. I read Gaye's obituary (18 Feb) for her mother Norma Keir (the Brunswick Heads picture lady) with affection and interest. But what now for the Bruns she cherished?

Wasted prosecution over Bruns park action

Tom Tabart, Bangalow. Readers are now aware that a district court judge has over turned a conviction for ‘disposing of stolen goods’ found against community activist Michele Grant.

Call to save historic memorial trees in WWI centenary

Brunswick Heads residents are outraged at plans by managers of the town's caravan parks to cut down endangered memorial cypress trees in a foreshore reserve.

Bruns foreshore walkway must be reinstated

Patricia Warren, Brunswick Heads. It would appear that Ordinance 71 is being used by the NSW Crown Holiday Parks Trust (NSWCHPT) to thwart not only the intent and spirit of that regulation, but the long standing community demand for a reinstatement of the foreshore walkway along Simpson’s Creek in Brunswick Heads.

Tweed residents facing rate rise in 2021/2022 financial year

Tweed residents are invited to provide feedback on their council's budget, revenue policy and fees and charges, as Tweed Council prepares to finalise its delivery program and operational plan for the next financial year.

Exotic and hybrid

Dailan Pugh, Byron Bay I was shocked to see the abundant exotic and hybrid plantings at Byron’s new bus interchange. As Byron Council used to have...

Locals call for automatic revocation of speeding fines on Hinterland Way in first half of April

When local man Nathan Hicks saw posts on Facebook about locals who had received fines they believed were incorrect he decided to look into challenging his own fine. 

Ageism alive and well

Margaret Boshier, St Ives I have been spending time in the ocean since before I could walk; I grew up at the beach; I have...