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April 12, 2021

Pave paradise…?

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Dead rats in the Byron bubble?

Poppa Veet Mayo, Main Arm Am I the only one who can smell a dead rat in this bubble called...

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Kyogle unveils writers fest program

Billed as 'a small-town festival with big ideas', Kyogle Writers Festival is shaping up to be a great celebration of writing. 

Big swinging dicks

Keith Duncan, Pimlico After the tumultuous events of the past weeks regarding alleged sexual assaults within the Liberal Party and...

A place like home

Garth Luke, Mullumbimby Why do we always focus on adding new buildings when the conversation turns to affordable housing? Byron Shire...

Cartoon of the week – 7 April, 2021

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Bayside, The Corso

Annie Radermacher, Brunswick Heads A clear description of the proposed development as presented to the public was of 37 boarding...

Sick to my stomach

Gabi Giacomin, Ocean Shores I cannot believe it! We have voted for a Green MP, a Green Council, we have...

David Gilet, Byron Bay

Byron Shire Council should have listened to Joni Mitchell’s Big Yellow Taxi. Railway Park may not have been paradise but they sure are paving it. I really fail to see how sealing more of the surface of the earth with metres and metres of concrete can be regarded as an improvement of facilities.


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