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Byron Shire
October 4, 2022

Third time lucky

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Surf films make a splash at Byron Bay Film Festival

Surfing is a central part of Byron Bay’s identity and this year’s surf films are certain to bring the whole community together in a celebration of athleticism, wild seas and sheer joy in our exquisite environment.

Other News

Meet Byron’s surf champ, Mark ‘Mono’ Stewart

While Byron attracts surfers of amazing skill, there have only been a few world champions. 

Australian blues legends Chain to play Bluesfest 2023

What do blues folk Muddy Waters, Roy Buchanan, Albert Collins, BB King, Albert King, Freddie King, Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee, Robert Cray, George Thorogood, Ash Grunwald, Jeff Lang, Juzzie Smith, Geoff Achison and even Buddy Guy, all have in common? They can all say they’ve met Phil Manning.

CWA push for improved maternity services

The W in CWA stands for Women and the CWA have been standing up for women yet again during their recent webinar and annual Awareness Week campaign.

Woman dies in multi-vehicle crash near Lismore

A woman has died in a multi-vehicle crash south-west of Lismore yesterday.

It is a weekend of excitement, fun and laughter for everyone at the National Circus Festival

It truly is like stepping into another world as you enter The Famous Spiegeltent which is here for the National Circus Festival that is taking place this weekend in Mullumbimby before it once again heads off around the world.

On Save the Koala Day conservationists all agree they disagree with the Minister for Environment

Ahead of today’s Save the Koala Day, NSW Minister for Environment James Griffin yesterday announced that private landholders are being supported to restore 200 hectares of koala habitat in the Northern Rivers.

Remember those ugly plastic bollards Council put up at the Stuart St/Burringbar St intersection that got knit-bombed immediately by some kind-hearted soul? I was so pleased when they were removed – that is, until cycling along, I hit the rockhard yellow lumps they were replaced with and nearly went flying into the traffic. 

I can think of only two reasons these speed bumps may have been bolted into the centre of the bike lane: 1. Their effect upon impact will increase the sales of yoni steaming herbs within the Byron Shire, or 2. Council’s bike lane infrastructure is designed by someone who has never ridden a bike along a road. Can we try for third time lucky, please?

Kathleen Angus, Upper Main Arm


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