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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

Govt’s new housing plan fails to impress local reps

Local government representatives on the Northern Rivers have expressed doubts over the state government’s new Housing 2041 Strategy.

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. 

Oceans 15 triumphant return

The Ocean Shores Aquatics team have returned home with some great results after a month-long stint at various State...

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...

Remembering Bentley

Saturday 15 May is the seventh anniversary of Victory Day at the historic Bentley Blockade, just west of Lismore.

The 107th Mullumbimby Show 2014

MullumbimbyShow-Poster-1200pxSaturday 8th & Sunday 9th November, 2014

Presented by the Mullumbimby Rural Co-Op, Garrards Horse and Hound and Uncle Tom's Pies

Highlights Include

Saturday: Ray Essery – The Mullumbimby Bloke – 10am • Talent Quest from 10.15am • Truck Parade thru town 11am • Spaghetti Circus 11am, 11.30am, 1.15pm, 2.30pm • Clelia Adams and the River Valley Express play 1.45-4.15pm • Uncle Tom’s Pie Eating Competition 2 pm • Truck Charity auction 2pm • One 2 Many play from 6-9pm • Fireworks 8pm

Sunday: Pet Show 10am • Show n Shine from 10am • Shed Dogs play all day from 10.30 • Trotting Final 1pm • Showtime FMX 1.30pm and 2.30pm

• Pavilion Charity Auction 2pm • Demolition Derby 3pm


Adult Membership $10 per year

Junior Membership (13-20yrs) $5 per year

Open to all. Join at Mullumbimby Newsagency, Mullumbimby Rural Co-op, Tony Carsburg Holden, Stewart’s Menswear

ENTRY AT GATE $10 per day – Free Under 13




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...