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Bluesfest announces October dates for 2021 festival

After two disappointing cancelations of their event, Bluesfest has announced that they will hold the 2021 festival over the...

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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?

MAYDAY – MAYDAY – One hundred years ago today

One hundred years ago this week, around noon on Saturday 14 May 1921, the 2,000 tonne steamship Wollongbar ran aground on Belongil beach.

Tweed residents facing rate rise in 2021/2022 financial year

Tweed residents are invited to provide feedback on their council's budget, revenue policy and fees and charges, as Tweed Council prepares to finalise its delivery program and operational plan for the next financial year.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Elvis has Left the Building

My dog died. I haven’t been able to write about it until now. It was a month ago, and he was old, but it was still unexpected, and it leaves you feeling a bit raw.

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

Highway traffic delays after truck rollover north of Byron

There have been two highway crashes north of Byron this morning.

Contemporary Architectural Home on 2.3 Acres with DA Approval for 2 Additional Studios

45 Myocum Ridge Road, Myocum OTM-RW-MyocumRidge-413



• Owners committed elsewhere – to be sold on or before auction

• This contemporary architecturally designed, open-planned home is set on 2.3 elevated acres with picturesque rural outlook.

• Complete privacy and peacefulness assured.

• Full DA council approval for 2 separate buildings - a studio and home-office, each with bathroom and one laundry.

• Only minutes' drive from Byron Bay, Mullumbimby and Bangalow, this property offers the best of both worlds.

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Open:  Saturday, 29 March 2014 12–12.30pm

Details: Auction Interest Over $1,150,000

Auction: Saturday 12 April 20140 at 2:00pm, First National, 25 Fletcher Street, Byron Bay

Enquiries: Su Reynolds 0428 888 660


Elevated, Private Queenslander in Ewingsdale

106 Parkway Drive, EwingsdaleOTM-RW-106ParkwayDrive-413



• Set on just over 1 acre (4471m2) on a quiet and elevated north east facing position in Ewingsdale is this charming Queenslander home.

• Multiple living areas include two spacious lounge rooms, one with a wood heater, plus a separate dining room. These living areas flow through French doors to wide verandas.

• A large separate double garage could easily be converted to a studio or guest accommodation.

• The stunning established rainforest and exotic trees and fruit trees provide complete privacy to this property.

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Open: Saturday, 29 March 2014 11–11.30am

Details: Auction Interest Over $849,000

Auction: 12/4/2014 4:00pm Onsite

Enquiries: Su Reynolds 0428 888 660


Power outage in Byron Shire

Power supply company Essential Energy says that approximately 1,780 homes and businesses were without supply this morning.

Filming of Byron Baes begins with no indigenous consultation

Filming of the Netflix series Byron Baes has reportedly commenced without any effort made by the show's production company – Eureka Productions – to consult with local indigenous groups or the local Council.

Byron Comedy Festival launched with a laugh

At a hilarious sold-out launch of the Byron Comedy Festival, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki had the entire Byron Bay Surf Club giggling last night

School Strike for Climate next Friday

Next Friday from 10am Byron Shire students will be demanding political action on the climate emergency in what they and their supporters say is our present, future and reality.