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Edward Kent, Suffolk Park So, have the ‘hippie’ hipsters of Byron Bay figured out how the new global establishment party at...

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Step up, Ben

Martin Corben, Lennox Head With the cancellation of Bluesfest now would be a good time for the NSW state government’s...

Francis Cloake in running for National Portrait Prize

Byron Bay's Francis Cloake is one of two Northern Rivers photographers named as a finalist in the prestigious Living Memory: National Photographic Portrait Prize.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: The New Resilience

Resilience is dead. The word has been overused. Some may say the word is no longer resilient. We broke it. It’s unfortunate because it was a really good word.

Interview with Jean Kittson

Comedian, writer, and social commentator Jean Kittson has the ability to distil complex ideas into commonsense. Jean is one of the national treasures in conversation with Mandy Nolan and Fiona O’Loughlin at No Eggs for Breakfast, a comedic chat themed around life beyond fertility! It seemed remiss not to ask Ms Kittson on her take on the debacle that is federal politics and gender equity.

Sprout lovers

Sprouts can sometimes be overlooked on the weekly grocery list… except for those in the know, of course!

A man dead after boat capsizes on Ballina Bar

Police have confirmed that a man has died after a boat capsized at Ballina earlier today.

Gregory Davies, Byron Bay

Compliments to the team from TfNSW and Sydney Trains who consulted on the Byron bus interchange proposal, to be located across the railway line from the Rails Friendly Bar.

They were the most receptive, helpful, competent, and responsible public consultation team I’ve ever met. Good news for this Shire of many forward thinking individuals was the openness of the team’s specialists to take aboard new ideas. The project manager suggested one gem of his own: convert the high water tower into a kiosk!

Important faults that were in the original plans had also been fixed in the May revision.

Best of all was that no offence was taken to my robust and factual criticisms. TfNSW‘s team has given me fresh hope about the possibility of finding better transport solutions for the west side of Byron town.


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