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Short film awesomeness

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Delay on clothes-optional beach decision 

Tyagarah Beach will remain a clothes-optional location until at least June 30, after the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) bowed to a concerted campaign from the local naturist community.

More recycled material for Lennox road improvements

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Native title holders defend Wallum DA endorsement

Leweena Williams, representing the Tweed Byron Aboriginal Land Council, told councillors at Thursday’s meeting that her organisation stands by their cultural assessment of the Bruns Wallum site, which is slated for urban development by Clarence Property.

The annual Byron Shire Book Fair is back! Pictured with Margot, under the trees in Railway Park, is Chris Wright. Photo Jeff ‘Sorry, I’m Booked’ Dawson

The annual Byron Shire Book Fair is finally going ahead from Friday July 1 to Sunday July 3 from 9am to 4pm at the Byron Bay Surf Club.

The Book Fair raises money for the Mullumbimby, Brunswick and Byron Shire libraries and was unable to run over the last three years due to COVID. The funds raised support the libraries in buying books, shelving, comfy chairs and other essential items to ensure everyone has a positive experience at the local library.

‘With a mountain of books for sale, mainly second-hand as well as some new books they are all in very good condition,’ said Margot Wright from Byron Shire Friends of the Library.

‘This year covers a multitude of genres such as rare editions, special selections, fiction, non-fiction, art, children’s, history, geography, spiritual plus, CDs, games and jigsaws and more.’


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