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May 13, 2021

A Devil of a time this season

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Locals question placing homes in areas of inundation risk

It is where the community fought off Club Med and it is once again in the spotlight as the current owners, Elements, are seeking to have the zoning of the environmentally sensitive area in Bayshore Drive changed from tourism to residential

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Secret footage from Manus detention centre to be screened in Lismore

A thirteen-minute award-winning documentary based on footage secretly filmed inside Australia’s former detention centre on Manus Island is to be screened in Lismore Thursday night.

Travelling at the speed of lies

When Tim Berners-Lee and others created the architectural foundations of the world wide web, they did so with the vision of openness, idea sharing, and trust. Human nature has a way of making things more complicated, of course.

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

Father and son win first sailing race

Sixteen boats competed in the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s race day earlier this month in a 10-12 knot breeze...

Assange’s father to beg Biden for son’s freedom

John Shipton, father of detained WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, says he’ll return to the United States to ask President Joe Biden to drop legal action against his son.

Developers push swamp boundaries – will council push back?

It has once again been left to residents to raise serious issues in relation to a development application (DA) that is pushing to overdevelop at 6 Keats Street, Byron Bay at the expense of the environment, in particular the Cumbebin Swamp.

 

The Byron Bay Red Devils are looking ahead to the new season with great anticipation with the fielding of three strong sides in the NRRRL competition.

Coaches Scott Sattler and Nathan Cross have already established a strong relationship with the players with in their pre-season preparation with major emphasis on the players having fun at training while at the same time establishing modern structures and drills, with particular efforts being placed on the under-18s who are also being mentored by a number of the senior players. It’s great to see players already attending training but as always new players will be made welcome.

Byron Red Devils are pictured handing over a cheque for $1,500 to the Byron Hospital Auxiliary. The Auxiliary does a wonderful job collecting gate takings during home games. It’s a great relationship – two community-based organisations working together. Club president Damon McCarthy is with Maureen Weir from the Byron Hospital Auxiliary and club treasurer Connor Crichton and head coach Nathan Cross. Joy Taylor and Lorraine Gilmore from Byron Hospital Auxiliary are in the back row.


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Go straight to the source on the Future Water Project

Rous County Council has announced a series of information days to be held this month where the community can ‘drop in’ and find out more about the revised draft Future Water Project 2060.

Free mental health workshop for Byron businesses

Business owners in Byron Shire are invited to attend a free 'Healthy Mindset' workshop aimed at providing them with resources and tools to improve mental health and wellbeing, as well as the opportunity to connect with other business owners.

Trainspotters

Jillian Spring, Billinudgel In the article –  At a gathering of trainspotters, 21/4/21 by David Lisle, re Tweed Council Rail Trail, it is noted in...

Remembering Bentley

Saturday 15 May is the seventh anniversary of Victory Day at the historic Bentley Blockade, just west of Lismore.