Australia’s million-dollar 'mowerman', 71-year-old Claude Harvey, was pushing his customised lawnmower through Mullumbimby and Bangalow to raise awareness about child sexual assault.
Donna Jenner, Hayley Walker, Neil Farquhar, Mullumbimby. Amidst all the nation's and world's turmoil, we had the privilege (and extreme difficulty) of judging the Rural Youth Ambassador and Mullumbimby Showgirl Awards for the 110th Mullumbimby Show last weekend.
Mullum Music Festival has been holding street parades, mentoring young musicians and filling the town’s venues and streets with vibrant music and happy punters for ten years now.
Nathan Lang from Chincogan Mechanical has won this year’s Mullumbimby Show smash-up derby in a turn-of-the-century Toyota Camry. It is the third year that Nathan has had a go at winning the event, and he was up against at least... Read More →
Vyvyan Stott, Mullumbimby. The biggest little town in Australia is now, officially, too big. The alternative dream is getting squeezed out by the white-shoe brigade, on Goldcoastifiction’s long march south. Mullum is infiltrated by individuals who drive with headlamps glaring in... Read More →
Out of Range are this year’s winners of the Play Mullum Songwriting Competition. You can catch them at the Bowlo on Saturday afternoon as part of the Mullum Music Festival.
Do you have a local koala population that you would like to help? Free koala feed trees can be collected for planting at the Mullum Creek Native Nursery over the next two weeks.
The winners of the Mullum Music Festival’s esteemed Youth Mentorship Program have been announced.
Ever wondered what there is to do and see in Mullumbimby? Now you can look up all sorts of local information on the recently launched fun map on the Mullumbimby newsagents wall.
It was an agricultural adventure through fields of green with cows dotting the landscape in the distance as the Mullumbimby Show ‘rural youth ambassadors’ carefully stepped their way in their wellies through the fields of the Barlow dairy in Myocum.
October is mental health month and the Mullum Men’s Shed and the Repair Cafe have come together to work on positive mental health and completed the Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) course on Sunday.
Richmond will be starting its own Get Up! group this Saturday, October 14 at the Mullum Commons, Main Arm Road in Mullumbimy at 3pm. Everyone is welcome to come along to the inaugural meeting to find out what campaigns are going to be run in the region.
Launching the free book exchange at Santos in Mullumbimby were the winners of the ballad of beauty poetry competition.
If you, a family member or someone you know is struggling with substance abuse or use The Buttery will be running a free eight week group in Mullumbimby from Thursday 19 October
A large fine has been issued to a landowner in Main Arm, near Mullumbimby, for cutting down five mature Tallowood trees on their property that were koala feed trees.
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.
Out in force collecting for their annual charity year 12 students from Mullumbimby High School have hit the streets with flare this morning now that classes are at an end.
Close to 500 runners and walkers took the rare opportunity to scale Mount Chincogan on the weekend for the reawakened Chincogan Charge. It was the first time the event had been run in 16 years and at a warm 27... Read More →
For the first time in 16 years the Chinny Charge is on again! This Saturday September 16, 500 people will be running and walking up Mount Chincogan to win prizes – or in many cases just to enjoy the view.
There are stories behind the stories and Sharon Shostak and the Brunswick Valley Historical Society (BVHS) have come together to dig deeper and find out what they are.
Are you concerned about the NBN roll out? Local MP Justine Elliot will be at the Mullumbimby Ex-Services Club on Wednesday, August 30, between 11am and 1pm to listen to the concerns of local residents regarding the NBN rollout.
Creating a connection between young and established musicians is a key part of the Mullum Music Festival and has proven its worth over the last eight years.
More than half the spots are now gone for the Chincogan Charge run on September 16, so if you want to run or walk up the mountain, now is your chance to book your place.
It’s time for not-for-profit organisations to get their applications ready for the 2018 Small Grants Program with Northern Rivers Community Foundation (NRCF).
Voice, Interests and Education of Women – or VIEW for short – was formed in the 1960s as a chance for women to get together, form friendships and help disadvantaged children across Australia through the children’s charity The Smith Family.