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Value of the intangible and Suffolk Parks future

It’s hard to know what value to place on the environment – until it changes irrevocably.  A place is defined...

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Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 6 July, 2022

Now showing at HOTA (Home of the Arts), Come From Away tells the remarkable true story of thousands of stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland, Canada, that welcomed them all.

Tweed Council to sponsor community events

With disasters like fires, floods and pandemics, still smouldering in our recent memory, Tweed Shire Council wants to know if you have an event that will help the Tweed community reconnect and celebrate after tough times?

Bike path? 

Byron Councillors please note: A painted line on the side of the road is NOT a (safe) bike path. Paul...

Lake Ainsworth

The heavy rain on 28–30 March 2022 resulted in flooding of Lake Ainsworth at Lennox Head to about 2m...

Commonwealth needs to step in to save endangered wildlife

According to the North East Forest Alliance (NEFA) the Commonwealth must intervene to save greater glider, the koala and the yellow-bellied glider from extinction.

Trees Not Bombs gone but not forgotten

On Friday evening the space that was home for the Trees Not Bombs recovery café stood empty of its tent, pots and pans, makeshift kitchen sink and cups of tea and cake, but the most noticeable absence was the smiles and support of the volunteers.

The Byron Comedy Festival starts Thursday.

For many affected by the autumn floods, having a day out hasn’t been high on the list of priorities, but a local collaboration will see one hundred free tickets given away for the Byron Comedy Festival on Sunday.

The Vasudhara Wild Women Foundation and Dumbo Feather have come together with the Byron Comedy Festival to give 100 people an afternoon of laughter and good community vibes on Sunday.

The Vasudhara Wild Women Foundation have been heavily involved in helping flood-affected families – in particular, single mothers.

If you are a flood-affected person, available Sunday 12 from 2.30pm and a lover of comedy, please apply via FB messenger, including your details and a brief description of your circumstances.


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