The Tree Faerie took a photo of Felicity Cahill in the ruins of the bush near her house and has had the image printed on to canvas as an auction item to raise funds for the Northern Rivers RFS and fire-affected wildlife.
Once upon a time the first-aid for snakebite included things like tourniquets, incisions, suction, and electricity. As it turns out most of these cures are harmful and in some cases, fatal.
No matter which way you look at it, the statistics around poker machines are devastating. Every day, money is wasted, homes are gambled away, families are broken and lives are lost.
If you had to walk a kilometre to pump your water from a well, do you think you would be careful how many drops you used?
Thinking about going off grid? ‘Do it!’, says local filmmaker David Lowe.
A collection of new micro films are set to Go Viral in the latest project from Screenworks and all three regional offerings will come from the norther rivers.
Thousands of revellers converged on Main Beach in Byron Bay last night to celebrate the beginning of 2014.
2013 the year in Photos by Echonetdaily snappers Jeff Dawson & Eve Jeffery
Anthony Williams suffered from depression and anxiety for ten long years. He finally found something that was for him, better than any drugs. He discovered Mixed Martial Arts and decided to train with a professional academy.
It was not an easy task for the judges of the final at last night's Northern Exposure held at the Great Northern Hotel in Byron Bay.
An Alstonville children’s book author who lived a childhood many would dream about has won a prestigious award for a story about a bird.
The Bowlo Bangalow is holding a barefoot bowling competition on Wednesdays through the summer months. Local business and sporting clubs are invited to vie for the ‘Barefoot Cup’.
The seventh annual Day of the Dead picnic in the park was held at Heritage Park in Mullumbimby on Sunday afternoon, guests were welcomed by the Natural Death Centre's Anna Parker, streaming sun and the lightest sprinkle of rain.
Last Friday the first ever edition of the Arakwal Dubay Dancers Calendar was launched at The Pass Cafe in Byron Bay.
The Far North Coast branch of Nippers held their carnival at the Salt SLSC on the weekend with clubs from Cudgen Headland to Yamba competing in the event.
Pyrotechnic was the word that saw Jolina Wilbur of Ocean Shores win the region’s Spelling Bee in her age group and put her through the state finals of the Premier’s Spelling Bee.
The annual Byron Bay Rugby Sevens was another sensational event at the recreation grounds. Hundreds of players, spectators, families and friends, superheroes, rockstars, and a penguin all converged on the hallowed fields in Marvell Street for the end-of-year cub outing for unionists.
More than 250 people attended an event in Byron Bay last night to hear a debate on the very contentious issue of water fluoridation.
A parliamentary committee hearing in Byron Bay yesterday looking into ways to reduce alcohol abuse by young people was told that more police, better lighting in the CBD, public transport and a cap on liquor licences would help stem the problem.
Organisers of the inaugural Boomerang Festival of indigenous music and culture held at Tyagarah over the weekend were boyed by its success and crowd response, vowing it will come back bigger and better next year.
The grass-stained gladiators of the Shand series have been buffing their boxes, polishing their pads and coaxing out their inner athletes all winter for the right to be crowned the social cricket champions of the shire.
It carried hippies through the 1960s, hauled surfers in search of killer waves during endless summers and serves as a workhorse across the developing world. But the long, strange trip of the iconic Kombi van is ending.
The Byron Bay Football Club took home the trophy on Saturday night after winning the Men's Premier League Grand Final at Oakes Oval against the Lismore Thistles 2–1.
Last night was the first in the six-event series of Northern Exposure, a performer contest that will be held from September until the final on December 13 at the Great Northern Hotel, Byron Bay.
A glorious day of football played out at Oakes Oval on Sunday as the Grade 12 to Grade 15 teams battled out their finals. The proved that the standard of football on the far north coast is really high and players and coaches should be really proud of their efforts.