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May 14, 2021

Latest News

Michael Lyon elected as Byron Mayor

Owing to the resignation of former Mayor at the end of April, a vote was held today to replace Simon Richardson, until the next election

Other News

A grubby business

Cr Cate Coorey, Byron Shire Council Among the reasons Simon Richardson gave for his retirement from the mayoralty was the...

Locals call for automatic revocation of speeding fines on Hinterland Way in first half of April

When local man Nathan Hicks saw posts on Facebook about locals who had received fines they believed were incorrect he decided to look into challenging his own fine. 

Ageism alive and well

Margaret Boshier, St Ives I have been spending time in the ocean since before I could walk; I grew up...

It’s D-Day for Byron’s Marvell Street DA

Will a controversial hotel development in central Byron that exceeds both height and floor space limits be given conditional approval at this week’s Byron Council meeting?

Exotic and hybrid

Dailan Pugh, Byron Bay I was shocked to see the abundant exotic and hybrid plantings at Byron’s new bus interchange. As...

Locavores out and about

The sun is out, the sky is blue, it’s beautiful, and so is the barbeque… or picnic, at this...

The Bangalow Perspective

Come enjoy the Bangalow perspective with us.

Discover the practical, eclectic, creative, chic, unique and elegant offerings of Bangalow and Newrybar.

Bangalow Shoemaking BKA Architecture Scout and Arrow Petals Australia Certifiers2U Ninbella Bangalow Farmers Market Bangalow Wash House Driftlab Newrybar Merchants


Bangalow Shoemaking

1. Bangalow Shoemaking

Situated in Bangalow Industrial Estate for 20 years, Rachel Ayland offers a custom-made shoemaking, leatherwork, and repair service and runs popular classes by request. 0403 721 840



26 Bugam Place

BKA Architecture

2. BKA Architecture

BKA is an architectural practice committed to creating unique and innovative design solutions that respond to each client’s aesthetic and budgetary needs.

0417 415 474


Suite 1/10 Station Street

Scout and Arrow

3. Scout and Arrow

Scout and Arrow is a lifestyle brand blending the desert with the coast, southwestern grit with Byron Bay bohemia. Bringing you leather, vintage textiles, turquoise, and laidback luxury.

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6687 1716

Shop 1/1 Station St

Petals Australia

4. Petals Australia

Nestled in the Byron Bay hinterland, local jewellery designer Petals Australia showcases a range of delicate pieces made from sterling silver, rose gold, yellow gold, and freshwater pearl.


6687 2939

4/10 Station Street


5. Certifiers2U

A1 accredited in residential and commercial construction. Their highly qualified team has extensive experience in all types of construction projects, with over 50 years’ combined certification experience.


6680 5424

Suite 1, 6–10 Station Street

Ninbella (this piece by Pauline Nampijinpa Singleton)

6. Ninbella

Contemporary Australian Aboriginal, international and local art, sculpture, cultural giftware, fair and ethical trade. Working with Aboriginal community art centres and artists from Central Australia and representing talented, award-winning local artists.


6687 1936

19a Byron Street

Bangalow Farmers Market

7. Bangalow Farmers Market

Every Saturday 7–11am behind the pub. Freshest produce direct from local farmers, including seasonal fruit and vegetables, pasture-raised meat and eggs, artisan cheese and bread, nuts, honey, rice, pasta, and more!


Behind Bangalow Hotel

Bangalow Wash House

8. Bangalow Wash House

Open 24 hours. New large front loaders / dryers now with Tap & Go. Change machine and powder dispenser onsite. Self-serve and serviced laundry available.

0412 302 246

Cnr Station St & Blackwell Alley


9. Driftlab

Our name is a deliberate fusion of driftwood – rare, timeless and precious, and laboratory – the art of curating effortless style. We live to assist our customers in finding their voice through our curations.


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16 Old Pacific Highway, Newrybar

Newrybar Merchants

10. Newrybar Merchants

From their annual Easter-egg hunt, storytime, new pop-up artist, musical and floral workshops, a range of family-friendly activities at Newrybar Merchants will keep you entertained these school holidays.


19 Old Pacific Highway, Newrybar

Locals question placing homes in areas of inundation risk

It is where the community fought off Club Med and it is once again in the spotlight as the current owners, Elements, are seeking to have the zoning of the environmentally sensitive area in Bayshore Drive changed from tourism to residential

Go straight to the source on the Future Water Project

Rous County Council has announced a series of information days to be held this month where the community can ‘drop in’ and find out more about the revised draft Future Water Project 2060.

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.


Jillian Spring, Billinudgel In the article –  At a gathering of trainspotters, 21/4/21 by David Lisle, re Tweed Council Rail Trail, it is noted in...