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Free mental health workshop for Byron businesses

Business owners in Byron Shire are invited to attend a free 'Healthy Mindset' workshop aimed at providing them with resources and tools to improve mental health and wellbeing, as well as the opportunity to connect with other business owners.

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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.

Water outage in Ballina this Thursday

Residents on Crane and Owen Streets in Ballina are advised of a planned water outage this Thursday May 13.

Global predicament

Dudley Leggett – Director of Sustainability Research Institute, Suffolk Park Phillip Frazer’s article, (Echo 6 January) is an excellent summary of...

Upside down river

Tim Harrington, Lennox Head Letter contributor Richard White (letters 21/4/21) quite correctly identifies the Richmond River as an ‘upside down river’...

Water strategy

Alan Dickens, Brunswick Heads The people of Mullumbimby would be aware that Byron Shire Council (BSC) intends to hand over...

Doing it right

How do you know you’re doing hummus right? When the international visitors tell you it’s some of the best...

Stories about "Mullumbimby settlers":

Vale Carol Moore, MO pioneer

As part of the first wave of new age settlers to call Main Arm home in the 1970s, Carol Moore was a founding member of Narada, the first multiple occupancy (MO) to be recognised by Byron Shire Council.

Vale Main Arm’s own Crocodile Dundee: Dutchy

Known as both the Crocodile Dundee and mayor of Main Arm’s Coopers Lane, Dutchy, or 'young uncle Dutch' (he was the youngest of eight) was a kind and warm-hearted man loved by many throughout Byron Shire.

Vale Mullum elder Brian Bruce

Brian Bruce, an elder of the Mullumbimby alternative community, a source of love and security for many, died on Tuesday evening. He passed peacefully and, ironically for those who knew him, quickly, at home in the company of his beloved wife Margi and son Liam.

Trainspotters

Jillian Spring, Billinudgel In the article –  At a gathering of trainspotters, 21/4/21 by David Lisle, re Tweed Council Rail Trail, it is noted in...

Remembering Bentley

Saturday 15 May is the seventh anniversary of Victory Day at the historic Bentley Blockade, just west of Lismore.

Travelling at the speed of lies

When Tim Berners-Lee and others created the architectural foundations of the world wide web, they did so with the vision of openness, idea sharing, and trust. Human nature has a way of making things more complicated, of course.

Save Broken Head

Jan Barham, Broken Head Broken Head is precious but fragile. Again, it’s under threat and it’s urgent to act now. This time it’s an ecotourism...