Retiring from medical practice he may be, but well-known local doctor and musician Michael Pelmore still has much to do.
Twenty-three crashes in five years, an average of 1,362 vehicles per day and an RMS audit that found various ‘intolerable’ risks on the 11.3km stretch of road between Goonengerry Road and the Pacific Highway
NORTEC claims to be ‘creating opportunity and inspiring the future’ and that they are able to provide ‘small-business solutions’ but they have demonstrated that supporting and inspiring is not at the top of their list of priorities – at least not for the small businesses they were supposed to be supporting in Byron Bay, Mullumbimby and Goonellabah.
A reduction of 33 police officers in the Tweed-Byron Local Area Command has prompted Labor to ask Tweed MP Geoff Provest (Nationals) to explain why his government had overseen the reduction.
Hippy counterculture and the Main Arm area lost one of its heroes last week when Doug Manning died at home with his family and loved ones after a long battle with cancer at the age of 61.
Local artists Carol Atkins and Zion Levy Stewart have been selected to take part in the combined enviro/arts project which has been initiated to highlight the significance of the Wet Tropics and Great Barrier Reef World Heritage areas in far north Queensland.
A dead body was found this afternoon in the Brunswick River near Mullumbimby.
Part two: So far in the story, Nicholas Shand has been unable to get local media to cover police hooliganism in the Main Arm Valley, and has invited David Lovejoy to join him in starting a newspaper…
Have a beer for Poondi this Friday, at the Mullubimby ex-services club.
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.