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Gav 'the greatest water man' farewelled

Gav 'the greatest water man' farewelled

GAV was sent off just the way he would have wanted. His ashes scattered in the sea with the wake of a half a dozen rescue boats; where he could be left to 'patrol Brunswick beach permanently'. The much-loved Brunswick Surf Life Saving Inflatable Rescue Boat captain, Byron Shire Council worker was farewelled at a beach side memorial today.

Santa jets into Bruns for nippers

Santa jets into Bruns for nippers

SANTA was all class and very jolly despite being dumped by the swell as he arrived at the beach on the back of a jet ski for the Brunswick Heads Surf Club end-of-year nippers party. Water logged and clearing the salty, sandy water from his bear...

Banging on again about saving lives

Banging on again about saving lives

It wouldn’t be The Echonetdaily sport Christmas edition if yours truly didn’t bang on about the importance of Surf Life Saving to the Australian lifestyle. Here in the Byron Shire we are very fortunate to have two spectacular clubs in the Bruns...