Over 1300 locals came and raised funds for flood victims in the Shire. The money raised will go to local flood victims via the Mullumbimby and District Neighbourhood Centre (MNDC) that is connecting the Byron Shire community.
Potter Lauren Campbells exhibition at Nikau store in Byron Bay suddenly turned into a fundraiser after cyclone Debbie took out her Lismore studio including both her kilns, her equipment and her caravan.
Local Mullumbimby artists Liam Bruce and Zion Levy will be showing their latest work at the IncREDible Art Exhibition at The Lone Goat Gallery in Byron, opening this Friday 7th April at 6pm running until 19th April.
The floods may have curtailed the full agenda but the Australian Indonesian Arts Alliance wasn’t to be stopped. Presentations were given by Mark White from the Eco warriors project, Dr Mary Gardner on coastal management to Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia, Yayan Gh Mulyana.
Mimicking the forest has provided degraded farms in Brazil a new lease on life. Syntropic farming is now making its way to our region as farmers look at new ways to approach sustainable farming.
This weekend will see a celebration of the cultural and economic ties between Indonesia and Australia in Byron Shire. The Australian and Indonesian Arts Alliance will be bringing together a range of speakers and cross cultural experiences celebrating both the similarities and differences of our cultures.
Arlian is taking his commitment to saving sea animals one step further by making the film Plastic, Alarm! Let’s save the sea turtles. Now he wants you to join him in saving the animals from plastic pollution.
Renowned documentary maker Selina Miles has released her first clip of the new Elysium project that has been transforming the Byron Bays Lawson Lane. Miles has been filming over the last few weeks as five Byron Shire artists and three other renowned artists from Sydney and Berlin have been at work.
Marking two years since it began, the SHIFT project in Byron Bay have launched their new website. Celebrating the launch at a fundraiser on International Women's Day they were inspired by the communities support and generosity.
A man will face court after being extradited from Queensland following investigations into a number of domestic violence assaults in Coffs Harbour.
Paul Belin, secretary, Action Group Association. Jeremy Holmes, spokesperson for the Byron Bay Railroad Company (BBRC) claimed that a video of train serial number 721, shown on the (unofficial) Byron Bay Train Facebook site is a different train to the one it will operate and is operating under vastly different conditions (Byron Shire Echo, 8 February 2017).
From Shopping in the nude and the art of the naked protest to cycling in buff the Byron Shire has a long history of nudetastic events. Soon the Shire may be adding the nude Olympics.
A 69-year-old man living on Byron’s streets was brutally bashed last Wednesday night, according to Veronica Rowe from the Northern Rivers Homeless Alliance.
How many enter adult life wondering why they learned few life skills in school? Without the relevant guidance, it’s hard to do small but important things, from registering your car to voting or budgeting an income.
Surfers taking part in an event at Cosy Corner at Byron Bay on Sunday were met with piles of rubbish and human excrement left over from an illegal party.
Robert Easton, Billinudgel. The shirtless hunks of Woollies are one of the glories of Byron Bay. I always take guests there for a perve. This isn’t Teheran. Men of Byron, you are a symbol of our freedom. Shirts off please!
This season's Falls Festival closed with a splash in the wee hours this morning as Alison Wonderland sent the crowd on its way and thousand of punters were cleaned and refreshed with a spot of rain.
Dailan Pugh, Byron Bay. Byron Bay attracts visitors from around the world who come here because of the natural values that have been destroyed in their own homes. Shamefully some visitors seem intent on trashing our home as well.
A great deal of thought has gone into a new vegan restaurant – The Beet - that has opened in Byron Bay.
The Rails Hotel in Byron Bay, aka The Railway Friendly Bar, has just celebrated 35 years under the ownership of licensees Tom and Cath Mooney.
The Byron Liquor Accord has welcomed a 60 per cent drop in alcohol-related incidents (ARIs) since 2012. Alcohol-related incidents have dropped from 4,277 in 2012 – above the NSW average – to 1,342 incidents in 2016.
As summer heat hits the north coast, locals and visitors alike find Sunday’s are best spent at local beaches such as Main Beach in Byron Bay, where a stall selling fresh coconuts helped quench many thirsts at the weekend.
A sign-up and fundraiser for volunteers wanting to become part of Australia’s first Shark Watch crew using state-of-the-art drones for spotting held at Byron Bay’s Belongil Beach on Saturday had a buzz of excitement in the air about it.
Organisers of youth services are busy packing up after a busy schoolies season in Byron Bay and saying it was the best schoolies ever.
Sporting their best Hollywood poolside glamour, over 500 dancers hit the Bangalow Bowlo floorboards on Saturday once again for the annual Bay FM Christmas Boogie Fever Discotheque.