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December 6, 2022

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Global Ripple Op Shop in Byron destroyed by fire

The much-loved Global Ripple Op Shop in the Byron Arts & Industrial Estate has suffered major damage in a fire that also struck Byron Bay taxis and the Suby pop up cafe.

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Pianos delivered, for the people!

Following the devastating 2022 floods, Pianos for the People answered the call to bring music to the people of the Northern Rivers. 

Byron’s historic jetty engine unveiled

A piece of Byron Bay history, the old Green Frog jetty engine, has been restored and is now on permanent display at the Byron Bay Railway Station.

NSW SES continues its efforts on International Volunteers Day

NSW SES volunteers continue to assist flood impacted communities across inland NSW as extensive flooding moves to downstream locations.

NSW Forestry challenged over failed forestry practices in precedent-setting case

What makes bushfires worse, causes native species collapse and creates forest dieback?

BreastScreen van comes to Byron

The BreastScreen NSW mobile van will be in Byron Bay from 14 – 21 December at the Cavanbah Centre on Ewingsdale Road. Free mammograms are provided to eligible women aged between 50 and 74 and there’s no referral needed.

Global Ripple Op Shop in Byron destroyed by fire

The much-loved Global Ripple Op Shop in the Byron Arts & Industrial Estate has suffered major damage in a fire that also struck Byron Bay taxis and the Suby pop up cafe.

Sapoty Brook, Wilsons Creek

In response to Geraldine Crumpton’s letter (20 January), Byron Shire’s North Coast Climate Action Group formed one of the first transition towns in Australia (search: Transition Byron Shire) in 2009.

Transition Byron Shire brought the work of Beyond Zero Emissions (BZE) into the Shire and that resulted in a partnership of BZE with Byron Shire Council. That eventually resulted in the formation of Zero Emissions Byron (ZEB) (zerobyron.org) in 2015 and the Shire’s goal of zero net emissions by 2025.

ZEB is making significant progress in solar energy, promotion of electric vehicles, tree planting, and waste composting, but there is much more to be done, urgently. Subscribe to the ZEB newsletter; ideas and volunteers are always welcome.

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1 COMMENT

  1. Great initiative Sapoty !!
    Yes a worthy cause
    However until i see you young
    Millennials go hydrocarbon free
    Regarding your carbon footprints on earth
    How can we take this great work seriously?
    Keep up the good work !!
    Barrow ..

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