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June 20, 2024

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Have your say on Byron Bay’s foreshore 

Byron Council staff have proposed options and a ten-year vision for the much-used space, including the removal, or partial removal, of the carpark overlooking Main Beach. 

Other News

Relocalising to find the life we all dream of

Everywhere we look we see signs of economic downturn, environmental destruction and social breakdown. It’s easy to wonder how we can ever improve our lives and those of our kids.

Forrest Organics

Victoria Cosford At the Forrest’s stall while Dave serves and chats to customers, wife Sue is showing me the magazine...

Broken Head Quarry development plan rears its head once again

Long-dormant plans to turn the former Broken Head Quarry site into a residential development have lumbered out of the bush like a bewildered dinosaur.

Police alert for missing 16-year-old

Police are asking the public for help finding missing Northern Rivers teenager Oskar Michel Massey.

Winter cricket for over-45s gets underway with some big hitting

The inaugural Far North Coast over-45s winter cricket league got off to a great start with over 400 runs...

Arnold’s tourism role recognised

If tourism is the lifeblood of the Byron Shire, then Cameron Arnold is one of its key haematologists.

The Public Information and Inquiry Centre which was activated to support the flood operation across the north coast closed at midday yesterday.

The Public Information and Inquiry Centre took more than 1850 calls from members of the public seeking flood information; however, more recent calls were traffic related.

For the latest on road closures people can visit the www.livetraffic.com for state roads or www.myroadinfo.com.au for local roads.

People still seeking emergency assistance during a flood or storm should call the NSW State Emergency Service on 132 500, or visit their website www.ses.nsw.gov.au.


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The danger years for food allergies

A University of Queensland project aims to make the teenage years safer for Australian children diagnosed with life-threatening food allergies. 

Byron Writers Festival 2024 Program

A vibrant program packed with high-profile literary luminaries, and new voices to discover, has been released by the Byron Writers Festival. The event will be held August 9 till 11.

A picnic is more fun with painting

It’s that time of year again when baguettes and olives are embraced along with your cerulean blues and your crimson lakes, for the Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre’s annual Community Picnic and Artist Paint Out on Sunday, June 30.

Questions remain unanswered over Mullum’s water strategy

Council’s Water and Sewer Advisory Committee (WSAC) members Ben Fawcett and Elia Hauge say their concerns around Mullum’s future water strategy were never discussed,...