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Taqueria in Byron celebrates four years

Chupacabra Mexican restaurant in Suffolk Park is turning four this week! Through the ups and downs of the past...

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Will Byron become the Malibu of the antipodes?

Here’s another reason for millennials to be marching on the street. We found out last week that on census day 2021, 15 per cent of the dwellings in the Byron Shire were unoccupied (2,348 places to be precise). That figure was 30 per cent in Byron Bay itself, three times the national average. 

Decades of volunteering earn prestigious NSW Sports Award

Brenda Zakaras and John Beasley from Lennox Head were two of 19 sports volunteers from a wide cross-section of...

Locals tix on offer for Writers Fest

Byron Writers Festival is again offering Sunday locals’ passes, supported for the third time by partners, Stone & Wood.

Locals take points in first all-female surf event

Ross Kendall The Le-Ba Ladybirds won the final event of the inaugural, and Australian first, All Women’s Surf Series held...

First Nations place-names under Ballina council spotlight

Greater efforts at reconciliation with First Nations people in the Ballina Shire when it comes to place-names is to happen after furious agreement at June’s council meeting.

Australia Anti-Nuclear Delegation

We are delighted to share the news that Australia will attend the first Meeting of State Parties to the...

Lismore City Council (LCC) played Santa briefly yesterday by giving away some of its recently outdated computers to lucky community groups that were only too pleased to receive them. Pictured here are (front, L to R) LCC social planner Christine Minkov, mayor Jenny Dowell, and Emma Stone from Whian Whian Landcare with (rear, L to R) LCC IT support officer Michael Schubert, Melissa Colman from The Village Journal, Geoff Kerr from Richmond River Historical Society, Chelle Cole from New Horizons, Cr Ray Houston, and Barbara and Peter Swain from the Mental Health Support Group.


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Celebrating 40 years of Fig Tree Restaurant

It all started with a simple dream, to convert its original farmhouse in Ewingsdale into a restaurant in which its guests could gather to...

Crabbes Creek Woodfired

By V. Cosford There’s a contingent of Europeans who don’t mind travelling a considerable distance in order to stock up on Jon and Gina Hutton’s...

Stone & Wood’s Brewery Festival Returns

Stone & Wood are opening the gates to their Murwillumbah brewery with the return of their ‘Murbah Open Day’, on Saturday 6 August. Welcoming the...

Decades of volunteering earn prestigious NSW Sports Award

Brenda Zakaras and John Beasley from Lennox Head were two of 19 sports volunteers from a wide cross-section of sports who received a Distinguished...