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Flood-prone land subdivision DA on exhibition

A proposal by developer Callum Sked to subdivide flood-prone land near the Mullumbimby Showground is now on public exhibition on Council’s website until June 25.

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Concerns over potential impact of piggery DA 

Plans submitted to Council earlier this year for the historic old Skinners Shoot piggery at 103 Yagers Lane have raised concerns with residents.

Wildly Talented Performers

NORPA has announced the cast who will light up the company’s much-anticipated show Wildskin, set to take audiences on a thrilling ride at Lismore Showground in September.

Positive change for New Brighton beach

Ocean conservation non-profit Positive Change for Marine Life (PCFML) hosted a World Ocean Day beach clean-up and a mangrove educational session jointly hosted by the Salty Mangrove Cafe in New Brighton on Saturday.

Byron Bay Pickleball offers an open day

Players of all skill levels and  ages have the opportunity to experience the world’s fastest growing racquet sport, pickleball.

Keep funky Mullum

In response to the comments of Ed Ahern in last week’s Echo. I would like to say that the...

Interschool Australian Surfing Championships launched on the Gold Coast last month

Palm Beach Currumbin State High School has taken home the overall School Winners trophy at the inaugural Australian Interschools Surfing Championships held at Miami on the Gold Coast last month.

Stories about "permaculture":

A new gathering for permaculture

Permaculture Research Institute’s new Byron group Did you know that permaculture extends far beyond the growing of vegetables? I confess that I didn’t. ‘Gardening is only...

Djanbung permaculture gardens designing for the future

Designing for disaster and reducing the impacts of events like the recent cyclone Debbie is just one of the events taking place at the annual Permaculture Open Day at Nimbin's Djanbung Gardens on Saturday May 13.

The toxic nightmare of corporatised agriculture

I didn’t think I’d make it out alive, the night we went to film the ‘Cancer Train’ in Bathinda, Punjab. It was our last and most difficult filming in the area.

Permablitz! Mullum cafe gets makeover

Permaculture students from the Byron Community College recently spent two days transforming the courtyard behind a Mullum cafe, using the permablitz technique to turn a bare courtyard into an urban food landscape.

Permaculture guru David Holmgren visits north coast

Co-founder of the permaculture movement, David Holmgren, will be visiting Mullumbimby this weekend with an array of events planned.

Djanbung Gardens celebrates 20 years of abundance

Video: Costa Georgiadis, host of ABC’s Gardening Australia, helped Nimbin’s pioneering permaculture centre Djanbung Gardens celebrate its 20th anniversary over the weekend.

Djanbung Gardens marks 20 years of permaculture

Djanbung Gardens at Nimbin will mark its 20th anniversary this long weekend by hosting a range of permaculture workshops and activities from Saturday to Monday.

Winter fest at Byron High, June 18

To celebrate the creative and artistic talents of students, Byron Bay High School is holding its annual Winter Arts Festival (a.k.a the WAF) showcase evening on Tuesday, June 18. 

Man dies following fatal crash – Yorklea, south of Casino

About 1am on Thursday emergency services responded to reports after a vehicle crashed into a tree.

Broken Head Quarry development plan rears its head once again

Long-dormant plans to turn the former Broken Head Quarry site into a residential development have lumbered out of the bush like a bewildered dinosaur.

Can I have more?

Whooo hooo! Byron Bay business community donates $1,360 to BayFM… ‘Please Sir, can I have some more?’ should have been the headline in last...