Thirty-one years have passed since Nicholas Shand dreamed up this newspaper and collected a band of similar dreamers to help him make it real. In those 31 years The Echo has grown, like a magic beanstalk, far taller than we ever imagined, and it is now one of the primary institutions of Byron Shire.
During the Byron Bay Writers’ Festival former Echo head honcho-turned-scribe, David Lovejoy, launched his second book Heretic. Re-examining the life of the forgotten iconoclast Pelagius, the book was launched by Ocean Shores-based writer and TV producer Victor Marsh. Video Sharon... Read More →