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John ‘Strop’ Cornell dies

John Cornell, a character credited with initiating major change in Byron Bay after his purchase of the Beach Hotel, has died at his home in Byron Bay, aged 80, surrounded by his wife Delvene Delaney and family.

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Police seek help finding missing Casino teenager

Police are asking the public for help finding an eighteen-year-old man reported missing from Casino.

Large bioenergy facility DA before public

A Council proposal for a bioenergy facility at the Byron Bay Sewage Treatment Plant (STP), which is also a popular birdwatching location, is now before the public for comment. 

MP steps into Dunoon Dam debate as county council defends and defies

The Rous County Council has again voted against including a new dam in future water security investigations but new state political pressure suggests the debate is far from over.

Interview with Emily Wurramara

Emily Wurramara’s childhood was one of water and music. Growing up on Groote Eylandt her days were filled with travel, fishing and extended family, and a mother telling stories of dreams and dolphins that would one day become the seeds of Emily’s music.

More than 40 in self-iso after contact with Northern Rivers exposure site

Health authorities say they’ve classified more than forty people as Covid Nineteen close contacts via a Northern Rivers exposure site.

Red Devils closing in on the top five

The Byron Bay Red Devils kept their chances of a final’s berth alive last Sunday when they beat the Tweed Coast Raiders 35–26 in round 10 of the NRRRL, playing at home.

Bike paths can be a great way to get around and exercise for all the community. Photo supplied.

Fossil fuels need to go and Byron Shire Council is putting together a ten-year walk, roll and ride plan for the Shire and they are looking for community input.

This is Council’s first Pedestrian Access and Mobility Plan (PAMP) and they want your ideas on where cycle and walk ways should go or how they can be improved.

Bike paths from Mullumbimby to Main Arm Village, Mullumbimby to Brunswick, and Tallowood Estate to Shearwater’s Steiner school are some of the suggestions.

Do you want the train line turned into a rail trail so you can explore the Shire and cycle between its villages?

You have until the end of September to fill out the survey online, you can email [email protected] or drop into the council chambers for a hard copy of the survey.


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