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How full is that glass?

Cr Alan Hunter, Byron Shire Council Council Staff recommend opposing the proposed changes in the Exempt Development provisions to be considered...

Deep listening and housing ideas under Mullum’s fig trees for Renew Fest

Around a hundred presenters, musicians, other artists and community activators plus a bumper crowd of punters all came together under the fig trees at the Mullumbimby Showground over the weekend for Renew Fest 2021.

Respect for Country

Léandra Martiniello, Whian Whian It is the night of the full moon, I have just watched it rise. On the...

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.

Govt’s new housing plan fails to impress local gov reps

Local government representatives on the Northern Rivers have expressed doubts over the state government’s new Housing 2041 Strategy.

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...

Stories about "Cape Byron Lighthouse":

Vale Norma ‘Nu’ McCabe 1927–2019

Norma Reilly lived a varied life, from jillaroo to living at the Cape Byron Lighthouse before setting happily in Mullumbimby for her retirement.

Man rescued from Cape Byron

A man has been rescued from the cliff face beneath the Cape Byron Lighthouse after police and rescue workers were called to the site at around 11am.

Lighthouse is its own best work of art

Clive Jeffery, Mullumbimby. The Council, Councillors and the Public Art Panel are all surely joking! Aren’t they? Commissioning a sculpture 12.0 metres high in the form...

Keeping a lighthouse was a family affair

The light was the priority and it took the commitment of everyone to ensure it beamed out each night and keep boats from being smashed on the rocks. Byron lighthouse museum has recognised the important role that lighthouse keepers and their families played with their recently opened exhibition at Care Byron lighthouse.

Road closed after incident at Byron Lighthouse

Police and emergency services have closed Lighthouse Road at Byron Bay and are asking motorists and pedestrians to avoid the area after an earlier incident at Cape Byron Lighthouse.

Byron Lighthouse to turn red for World AIDS Day

Cape Byron Lighthouse will be lit in red for three nights from tonight to celebrate World AIDS Day (December 1).

‘Flying saucer crashed into Byron Lighthouse’

Ballina Greens MP Tamara Smith has lashed out at a new structure at the Cape Byron Lighthouse café describing it as looking like a flying saucer has crashed into the lighthouse.

Will Byron be the next Venice?

Charles McFarland, Ewingsdale. This morning I took a walk on the Lighthouse Track, thinking that the National Park, at least, would be unchanged. Alas, no. The terrace by the cafe near the lighthouse is being torn up, so the cafe is closed. If you are thinking about enjoying a reviving beverage while calmly enjoying the view, forget it.

Cape Byron Lighthouse to get LED lighting

Renovations are underway at the Cape Byron Lighthouse that will include upgrading the light source of the lens to modern LED (light emitting diode) bulbs after painting works are complete, as part of a trial.

Bright flash, then blackness: lighthouse goes dark

Anyone looking towards Cape Byron on Tuesday night would have had the spooky experience of seeing… nothing. The familiar sweep of light from the lighthouse was gone.

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...

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…

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.