Tweed Shire councillors have deferred a decision on controversial proposals for dry marina facilities for more than 150 boats at Chinderah after concerns on its affects on the riverside village were raised during debate last night.
Gasfield Free Northern Rivers say they are not fazed by calls from Richmond Valley Council for them not to block roads during Metgasco’s planned gas testing at Bentley next month.
The driver of a vehicle in which a woman died in the early hours of yesterday morning has been refused bail to appear at Lismore Local Court today on multiple charges.
Byron Shire Council is investigating allegations of bizarre behavior and erratic driving by a council parking officer at Byron Public School this week, which an observer says potentially endangered three children.
Lismore Memorial Baths and Goonellabah Sports and Aquatic Centre (GSAC) are improving their energy efficiency in a move that will save Lismore City Council more than $100,000 year.
Almost 100 women enjoyed lunch and a laugh with a panel of vibrant and talented women at yesterday's International Women's Day celebration at the Byron @ Byron.
The National Parks Australia Council (NPAC) says it is extremely concerned that PM Tony Abbott ‘so readily disregards the true value of national parks’. The NPAC was responding to Mr Abbott’s comments to a timber industry dinner in Canberra last... Read More →
Simferopol [AFP] Ukraine stands in danger of breaking apart after Crimea’s parliament voted to join Russia, triggering Kiev’s fury and increasing the threat of harsh sanctions on Moscow by the European Union. Europe’s worst security crisis in the post-Cold War... Read More →
Louise Doran, Ocean Shores. When a rail trail on the Casino to Murwillumbah train line was first mentioned I thought it would be good idea, but not if the line was to be ripped up.
It may not be on the menu of a restaurant near you but the ‘luxury seafood’ status of the humble sea cucumber in many parts of the world is pushing the creature to the edge of extinction.
Byron Bay International Film Festival continues to draw capacity crowds to experience some cinema gems, and opening night for this year’s event on Friday was no different. A total of 226 films from 36 countries, including 43 world premieres, will be screened in 50 public sessions...
It shouldn't be so difficult to work out who's what and what's who when it comes to the recycling bin.
With Angus Campbell as frontman for the government's asylum seeker policy, a great confusion between the roles of the military and the roles of the civil government leads Mungo to question the respectability of it's policy.
Byron Bay has been saved the shame of being unable to field a contingent in this coming weekend’s World Naked Bike Ride.
Now in its sixth year SNAP! is a photography competition open to young photographers aged from 12 to 24, who live, work or study in the northern rivers.
The Brunswick SLSC hosted their 19th annual masters carnival on the weekend, with competitors from around the region enjoying this year’s event in overcast conditions.