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Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning May 19

‘This Life’ is the first single off Jesse Morris and the Shakedown’s forthcoming and first ever vinyl release titled The Children of the Sun. 

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Go straight to the source on the Future Water Project

Rous County Council has announced a series of information days to be held this month where the community can ‘drop in’ and find out more about the revised draft Future Water Project 2060.

Sweet n Sourdough

  Stop the press Mullumbimby! Sourdough donuts have arrived at the Mullum Farmers Markets, and boy will they get you...

Development of the Belongil Spit

Jo Faith, Newtown I was gobsmacked when I read that the ‘Greens’ mayor’s parting gift was to aid privatisation of land...

Protesters or ‘protectors’?

Jan Barham, Broken Head Mr Saul’s comments last week regarding his Linnaeus ecotourism development included reference to ‘protesters’, but a...

Lismore City Council declares housing emergency, wants more units

A Lismore City Council housing survey had shown more than 60 per cent of residents were living by themselves or with one other person, Cr Ekins said, prompting ‘a real need for smaller housing or units’.

Developers push swamp boundaries – will council push back?

It has once again been left to residents to raise serious issues in relation to a development application (DA) that is pushing to overdevelop at 6 Keats Street, Byron Bay at the expense of the environment, in particular the Cumbebin Swamp.

Stories about "Shark Shield":

Shark Shield a contender for prestigious international award

A product for surfers developed by Australian company Shark Shield has been named a finalist in the Athletics, Sports & Recreation – Injury Prevention category in the 2018 Edison Awards.

Government defends returning shark nets despite evidence

North coast MLC Ben Franklin (Nationals) has defended his government’s decision to reinstate shark nets for the north coast in the coming summer despite their apparent lack of effectiveness and high marine life kill rate.

Shark mitigation hearings to continue in Canberra and Qld

Several locals including Ian Cohen and Dean Jefferys were at the hearing presenting their position on shark deterrents at the senate enquiry into shark mitigation and deterrents that took place last Tuesday 2 May in Byron Bay.

Will Ballina get the ‘holy grail’ of shark deterrents?

Has the private company Shark Shield found the holy grail of shark deterrents? A device not just effective for a few metres, but for around a 100 metres?

Interview with Peter Castaldi

The Quad in Lismore presents its first outdoor cinema event – programmed by nationally regarded film critic and programmer, Peter Castaldi. Peter told The Echo about the vision.

Byron Bay FC undefeated in ’21

Ross Kendall Despite having a bye last weekend the Byron Bay FC premier division women’s team sit on top of the premiership table with an...

Interview with magician James Galea

James Galea is no ordinary magician. He’s not the smarmy guy in purple velvet with a cage full of pigeons sawing women in half. In fact, James is proud to say he has never cut anyone in half.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Stirring the Tea Pot

A house without tea is not a home.