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May 14, 2021

Night bus to end

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Michael Lyon elected as Byron Mayor

Owing to the resignation of former Mayor at the end of April, a vote was held today to replace Simon Richardson, until the next election

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Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning May 12

Check out what's on going the Byron Shire and surrounding area this week

A grubby business

Cr Cate Coorey, Byron Shire Council Among the reasons Simon Richardson gave for his retirement from the mayoralty was the...

Global predicament

Dudley Leggett – Director of Sustainability Research Institute, Suffolk Park Phillip Frazer’s article, (Echo 6 January) is an excellent summary of...

Interview with Bob Vegas

The glorious Bob Downe is back with a brand new show: Viva Bob Vegas! at the Brunswick Picture House. He gave Seven the Downe low…

Water and the dam

Dr Roslyn Irwin, Caniaba An organisation called ‘Our Future NR’ is distributing and promoting information intended to put the Dunoon...

Linnaeus Estate DA raises concerns for residents

Community concern over the current development application (DA: 10.2021.170.1) for Linnaeus Estate in Broken Head has led to detailed analysis of the DA.

The Nightlink trial bus service between Coolangatta and Kingscliff will operate for the final time on Sunday November 20.

The late night and early morning service was introduced by Gold Coast City Council 12 months ago to provide NSW residents with a safe and affordable public transport option when leaving Coolangatta’s entertainment precinct, but has failed to attract adequate passenger numbers.

Tweed Shire Council also trialled a complementary maxi-cab pick-up service for residents living further south on the Tweed Coast, but this was discontinued some time ago owing to lack of patronage.


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Locals question placing homes in areas of inundation risk

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Go straight to the source on the Future Water Project

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Free mental health workshop for Byron businesses

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Trainspotters

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