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Surf films make a splash at Byron Bay Film Festival

Surfing is a central part of Byron Bay’s identity and this year’s surf films are certain to bring the whole community together in a celebration of athleticism, wild seas and sheer joy in our exquisite environment.

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The Tweed Artisan Food Festival is almost here

The sixth Tweed Artisan Food Festival will be held at the end of the month – the festival runs for 10 days with 20 curated events showcasing the people, the place and the produce of the Tweed.

What drainage works can residents expect?

With a third La Niña now underway, The Echo asked Council’s Director Infrastructure Services, Phil Holloway, what flood-affected residents can expect regarding drainage maintenance.

Short films grace the screen from Oct 21

The Byron Bay International Film Festival is back from October 21 to 30 with a ten-day program of premieres, panels and parties.

Local MPs to embark on flood fact finding mission

Four local MPs will tour the Queensland Reconstruction Authority’s Brisbane headquarters tomorrow on a fact finding mission that will hopefully assist the flood recovery process in the Northern Rivers.

NSW says ‘No’ to decriminalising drugs but pivots towards a health-based response

After waiting almost three years to respond to the recommendations of the NSW Ice Inquiry NSW Premier, Dominic Perrottet, has rejected the recommendation to decriminalise use of illicit drugs. 

Meet Byron’s surf champ, Mark ‘Mono’ Stewart

While Byron attracts surfers of amazing skill, there have only been a few world champions. 

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North Coast TAFE student wins state award

Liam Muldoon, from Cumbalum was named 2017 NSW Vocational Student of the Year at the 2017 NSW State Training Awards held last week at Sydney Town Hall.

TAFE inquiry heads to north coast today

The NSW upper house committee inquiring into the future of TAFE will be in Lismore and Wollongbar today and Greens MP Dr John Kaye says they will 'show close up the damage the government is doing to TAFE.'

TAFE changing, not disappearing

Elizabeth McGregor, North Coast TAFE’s institute director. I want to assure our communities that North Coast TAFE still provides generous fee concessions, as well as the fee-free scholarships that have proved so popular for eligible students, and is definitely not being privatised.

Students’ animal passion put to good use

Katie Hunt and Kirsty Heseltine look like two kids in a lolly store, except in this case their elation is not over sweets but rather wildlife.

Champion master chef set to share knowledge

Commercial cookery students at Kingscliff TAFE are about to benefit from the knowledge of expert chef Garry Smith, who was recently awarded the title of World Champion Master Chef de Cuisine Salonculinaire.

North Coast TAFE wins disability award

North Coast TAFE’s disability consultant Anita Raftery has been recently awarded a Certificate of Achievement at the recent Tweed Shire Access and Inclusion Awards.

TAFE cuts will hurt region, Ballina rally told

Scores of teachers, students and supporters rallied outside the Wollongbar TAFE campus in Ballina yesterday against the Liberal-National coalition government's budget cuts and privatisation plans for vocational training.

TAFE students sweep regional training awards

Despite widespread privatisation of the post-secondary training sector, TAFEs are continuing to perform at a high level if the results of the recent North Coast Region’s NSW Training Awards are to go by.

Provest ‘back-flipped’ on TAFE funding

Three years ago, while still in opposition, Tweed MP Geoff Provest signed a pledge to protect TAFE funding. Now his government is knocking the stuffing out of it, according to Labor’s candidate for the seat, Ron Goodman.

Bright Sparks’s power saving shocks manager

Joseph Sparks, who works at a Ballina service station, recently showed his employer how to save thousands of dollars on energy bills that were crippling the business.

Just us, with the wild goat

Simon Haslam I don’t know if you can recall one of those luminous moments in your life when it just seemed to be you, perhaps...

Lambruk Pantry

Simon Haslam Lambruk Pantry is a family-owned local gourmet providore based in the heart of the Byron Shire. If you’re looking for something classy, that’s...

Oliver’s happy hens

‘If you can look after fifty chickens’, Oliver tells me, ‘you might as well look after 500.’ In between a steady stream of customers...

Alstonville takes out top tier of the Oceania Cup

The Oceania Cup delivered exciting and close football for the 19 teams that competed across last weekend at the Alstonville FC’s Crawford Park fields. The...