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May 8, 2021

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Join Clarkes Beach paddle out this weekend to stop massive oil and gas field project

Hundreds of local surfers and water-lovers will paddle out at Clarke’s Beach over the weekend to protest against a massive oil and gas field proposed for the NSW coast.

Other News

Come and try basketball in Byron

The next generation of female basketball players, with coordinator Karen Irwin, turned up to a ‘come and try day’...

Cartoon of the week – 5 May, 2021

Letters to the editor We love to receive letters, but not every letter will be published; the publication of letters...

Board defends its management of Mullum Rural Co-op

The issue of potential fraud and financial mismanagement was a key part of the response from Mullumbimby Rural Co-op...

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Killer Crocs!

When I was 18, to rebel against the world my parents had created, I shaved a half Mohawk, encouraged my hair to stand on end, grew my armpit hair, wore torn black rags, too much eyeliner and wore 18-hole Dr. Martens boots. These days, to give their parents the shits, the kids are wearing Crocs. With socks. They’re going for comfort.

Mayor’s parting gift 

Michele Grant, Ocean Shores The Mayor’s parting gift to the Bruns/Bayside Community was ushering through approval for the controversial Corso...

The legal smoke

Paul Rea, Coorabell While Labor stopped taking donations from the tobacco industry in 2004 and the Liberals followed suit a...

The Bangalow Perspective

Come enjoy the Bangalow perspective with us.

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

BKA Architecture Scout and Arrow Petals Australia Ninbella Bangalow Farmers Market Bangalow Wash House Driftlab

BKA Architecture

1. 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

bka.com.au

Suite 1/10 Station Street


Scout and Arrow

2. 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.

@scoutandarrowbyronbay

scoutandarrowbyronbay.com

6687 1716

Shop 1/1 Station St


Petals Australia

3. 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.

petalsaustralia.com.au

6687 2939

4/10 Station Street


Ninbella (this piece by Pauline Nampijinpa Singleton)

4. 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.

ninbella.com 

6687 1936

19a Byron Street


Bangalow Farmers Market

5. 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!

byronfarmersmarket.com.au/bangalow.html

Behind Bangalow Hotel


Bangalow Wash House

6. 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


Driftlab

7. 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.

Driftlab.com.au

Insta FB drfitlab

16 Old Pacific Highway, Newrybar

Man dead after boat capsizes near Yamba

Police say a man has died and a second has been taken to hospital after a boat capsized south of Yamba this morning.

Jonson Street bus shelter gone and an era ended

Byron Shire Council says that the wooden bus shelter on Jonson Street outside the Byron Visitors Centre is being removed today with all bus services operating from the new bus interchange on Butler Street in Byron Bay

Upside down river

Tim Harrington, Lennox Head Letter contributor Richard White (letters 21/4/21) quite correctly identifies the Richmond River as an ‘upside down river’ and nowhere is this more...

Ballina Dragons’ great results at Urunga

The Ballina Dragon Boat Racing Club is a group of paddling people from all walks of life who enjoy being out on the water having fun and keeping fit.