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May 15, 2021

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Bluesfest announces October dates for 2021 festival

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Trainspotters

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One hundred years ago this week, around noon on Saturday 14 May 1921, the 2,000 tonne steamship Wollongbar ran aground on Belongil beach.

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. 

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.

‘Seven and a bit’ stone

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Ageism alive and well

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Robin Harrison Binna Burra

The bypass, which countless studies have shown will not solve Byron Bay’s traffic problems, got approval purely to facilitate the West Byron twin town which, in turn, could not get approval without it. It certainly won’t deal with the upsurge in traffic resulting from what’s left of that huge development and the massive vandalising of precious wetlands can’t be justified, particularly by a council professing environmental care.

Could it be our Greens party councillors have been a little bit Wauchoped?


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2 COMMENTS

  1. Yes Byron’s had a rough trot. First there was the official defection, in the last council, that changed the balance of power. Now we have a group that, on many issues, seem to have defected but have kept the label. Who do we vote for next time?

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