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All fired up: former magistrate fumes at news of the world

How does one react to news of environmental vandalism, rampant domestic violence and mutilation of women without anger or distress?

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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

Resilient communities training on offer

‘Resilience’ has become a buzzword in Australia over the past few years, as communities across the country struggle to cope with fire, floods, and a pandemic.

Locals call for automatic revocation of speeding fines on Hinterland Way in first half of April

When local man Nathan Hicks saw posts on Facebook about locals who had received fines they believed were incorrect he decided to look into challenging his own fine. 

Business calls for Tweed train tracks to be kept ignored

More than 800 people had signed a petition calling for a new rail trail to be built next to, rather than in place of, the existing disused railway line running through the shire.

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.

All fired up: former magistrate fumes at news of the world

How does one react to news of environmental vandalism, rampant domestic violence and mutilation of women without anger or distress?

Mick Fanning of Tweed Heads winning his Round 2 heat at the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast yesterday. Photo WSL / Kelly Cestari
Mick Fanning of Tweed Heads winning his Round 2 heat at the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast yesterday. Photo WSL / Kelly Cestari

With Italo Ferreira and Kelly Slater are battling it out in Round 3 Heat 1 of the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast as we speak. the extended window of opportunity will see the the event run into great surf on the weekend on the Gold Coast.

Kelly Slater of Florida, USA won his Round 2 heat at the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast in Australia on Wednesday March 11. Photo WSL / Kelly Cestari
Kelly Slater of Florida, USA won his Round 2 heat at the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast in Australia on Wednesday March 11. Photo WSL / Kelly Cestari


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Business calls for Tweed train tracks to be kept ignored

More than 800 people had signed a petition calling for a new rail trail to be built next to, rather than in place of, the existing disused railway line running through the shire.

Resilient communities training on offer

‘Resilience’ has become a buzzword in Australia over the past few years, as communities across the country struggle to cope with fire, floods, and a pandemic.

Independent councillor fact-checks housing supply in the Byron Shire

Independent Byron Shire Councillor Cate Coorey won approval from fellow councillors last week for a new reporting regime she says will offer clarification on dwellings approved in the shire.

How to exercise more voting rights in council elections

Being a property owner in NSW isn’t just a financial advantage, it also means you have more rights to vote than non-property owners.