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May 14, 2021

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Bluesfest announces October dates for 2021 festival

After two disappointing cancelations of their event, Bluesfest has announced that they will hold the 2021 festival over the...

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Power outage in Byron Shire

Power supply company Essential Energy says that approximately 1,780 homes and businesses were without supply this morning.

Doing it right

How do you know you’re doing hummus right? When the international visitors tell you it’s some of the best...

Father and son win first sailing race

Sixteen boats competed in the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s race day earlier this month in a 10-12 knot breeze that suited newcomers to the sport well.

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.

Diverse and resilient

Andrya Hart, The Channon After statements and actions by some Rous councillors, I am left wondering how many refusals to...

How full is that glass?

Cr Alan Hunter, Byron Shire Council Council Staff recommend opposing the proposed changes in the Exempt Development provisions to be considered...

Sapoty Brook, Main Arm

The editorial of 6 November  thoughtfully prioritised environmental concerns over housing. But it did leave me wondering whether the environmental concerns include the sharks swimming along Jonson Street in 2090, and the housing concerns of the 50 million refugees from Bangladesh?

But then, after further thought, I realised that those concerns were negated by the 4 degree global average temperature rise trimming the global population to one twentieth. Thus the housing concerns were catered for, and the sharks replaced by jelly fish in the acidified heated ocean.

However, I now realise that the housing issue will remain relevant because the category 5 cyclones will rearrange the deck chairs somewhat horizontally with only brick dunnies remaining as standard bedrooms.

Thankfully, organic community gardens will be thriving due to protection by bikie gang snipers, except during the fifty summer days when temperature exceeds 48ºC and the shrivelled vegies collapse; and the occasional wet season when gardening snorkels get blocked by floating mulch.

All good. Humans are very adaptable; at least those surviving are. Continue business as usual.

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Power outage in Byron Shire

Power supply company Essential Energy says that approximately 1,780 homes and businesses were without supply this morning.

Filming of Byron Baes begins with no indigenous consultation

Filming of the Netflix series Byron Baes has reportedly commenced without any effort made by the show's production company – Eureka Productions – to consult with local indigenous groups or the local Council.

Byron Comedy Festival launched with a laugh

At a hilarious sold-out launch of the Byron Comedy Festival, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki had the entire Byron Bay Surf Club giggling last night

School Strike for Climate next Friday

Next Friday from 10am Byron Shire students will be demanding political action on the climate emergency in what they and their supporters say is our present, future and reality.