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Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning May 12

Check out what's on going the Byron Shire and surrounding area this week

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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.

Greater Sydney under COVID related restrictions

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has just announced that greater Sydney area will go into lockdown until next Monday.

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...

War The Bloody Hell Are You?

When faced with potential conflict, why are we abandoning the strategy that’s worked in the past for one that will definitely fail?

The legal smoke

Paul Rea, Coorabell While Labor stopped taking donations from the tobacco industry in 2004 and the Liberals followed suit a...

Cocaine bust in Byron Shire, 7 men arrested

Police say two separate investigations into the ongoing supply of cocaine in the Byron Bay area have led to charges against seven men.

Stories about "charity":

Schoolboys trek 130km for brain cancer research

Three Byron Bay teens have hiked from Cape Byron to Brooms Head, raising over $3,300 for brain cancer research and awareness.

Operation Backpack getting students set for school

After a successful program last year, Operation Backpack is on again.

How you can help bushfire survivors

Wondering what you can do to help our Northern Rivers neighbours impacted by devastating fires further south?

Not just tourists dumping trash

In a society based on constant consumption the increasing amount of rubbish being thrown at charities has become overwhelming.

Happy campers snag free Xmas sausages

There wasn’t a Santa cap in sight when Bungalora resident Derek once again spread his special brand Christmas cheer along the Ocean Way at Coolangatta Reserve. On Christmas morning he cooked up around 100 sausages and gave them away.

Just one meal a day

After growing up in Nashua near Bangalow India Nash decided to study languages at the University of Cambridge and is now spending a year in Quito in Ecuador working on the the eradication of child labour.

The ripple effect moves out from Byron

It began when Jacqui Boyett was living on a remote Fijian Island in 2012 and realised that she could really help the people where she was living and she hasn't looked back. Global Ripple continues to help a wide range of communities around the world including in Nepal, Kenya and Cambodia.

The chance kindness of strangers can lead to amazing things

Helping children and vulnerable communities in South Africa is what the Kindling Foundation does and now you have a chance to get involved. Jen Kyna

Byron family’s Durban sojourn becomes a labour of love

Two years ago, Byron Bay family the Knoetzes sold off their belongings and headed for Durban, South Africa, a city so overpopulated in can no longer withstand the flood of people coming into the city. So captured were they by the broken and poor community, that they initiated the Love & Hope Project in response.

Seeing the need to prevent blindness

Cycling 3000 kms to raise money for thee Fred Hollows foundation Hugo Crabb says part of his inspiration come from the time he has spent living in Byron Bay and all of the amazing supportive people he has met.

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.