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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

Developers push swamp boundaries – will council push back?

It has once again been left to residents to raise serious issues in relation to a development application (DA) that is pushing to overdevelop at 6 Keats Street, Byron Bay at the expense of the environment, in particular the Cumbebin Swamp.

Police chase ends in head-on car and truck crash

Police have declared a critical incident investigation after a car chase in Ballina ended in a crash Friday night.

‘Seven and a bit’ stone

Stone & Wood are thrilled to announce the return of Festival of the Stone to their Byron-based Brewery, Saturday...

NewsCorp announces August revival of regional news print in QLD

Less than a week after the two major NewsCorp-owned outlets on the Northern Rivers lost their websites and redirected readers via The Daily Telegraph (TDT), sister publications in Queensland announced almost the opposite.

‘Natural’ cruelty

Richard Swinton, Clunes While I agree with Desmond Bellamy’s concerns about animal cruelty, the issue of ‘natural’ cruelty if the...

‘Endless land releases’ not the solution for Byron’s housing crisis, says Labor mayor hopeful

Northern Rivers-based trade unionist and MBA student Asren Pugh has announced his candidature for Byron Shire Mayor in September’s local government elections on behalf of Country Labor. 

Tweed Hinterland & Coast

Only half an hour up the road, the businesses of Tweed hinterland and coast offer convenience and choice in both day to day services and interesting and eclectic offerings.

The Tweed shire is a blend of traditional old country charm with chic, new artistic influences.

It is definitely worth exploring. You'll be amazed at the variety and vibrancy of these localities.

Johnny Franco’s Place Keith & Keith’s Shop Of Really Really Really Good Things Sunnyside Meats Mavis's Kitchen & Cabins Victory Hotel Casuarina Dental Family & Holistic Care Hoyts Cinema Kingscliff Nursery Pure Health Therapies Red Neds The Adventure Club The Laser, Skin & Beauty Specialists Boating Made Easy Hooked on Seafood


Johnny Franco’s Place

1. Johnny Franco’s Place

Casual elegant dining. Lunch & dinner, cake & coffee, fully licenced. Takeaway meals and pizza available. Open 11am – 4pm Tuesday & Wednesday. 11am – late, Thursday – Monday. Sunday brunch from 9.30am.

9 Commercial Road, Murwillumbah

6672 3641


Keith & Keith’s Shop Of Really Really Really Good Things

2. Keith & Keith’s Shop Of Really Really Really Good Things

Keith serves great food, coffee, natural wines and local beers, while Keith’s Shop Of Really Really Really Good Things provides all your pickle, preserve and take-home meal needs.


132 Murwillumbah St, Murwillumbah

Sunnyside Meats

3. Sunnyside Meats

Delicious, succulent meat for your family meal or occasion. Stocking a range of meats including duck, rabbit, fish, continental meats, barbeque chickens and ready-made meals. In store, and online with local home delivery.

2/3 Sunnyside Mall, Wollumbin St, Murwillumbah



Mavis's Kitchen & Cabins

4. Mavis's Kitchen & Cabins & The Tweed Gallery Cafe

Presents a Series of Fortunate Events 2019. Spilling their love of good produce, wine and entertainment out of their kitchens into their stunning grounds, providing beautiful venues for festivals, long table events, food, art and music.

64 Mount Warning Rd, Uki

6679 5664


Victory Hotel

5. Victory Hotel

Great place to stop and call in for a meal. Fantastic country pub. Great service, cold beer and awesome food. Pool, tennis court. This weekend…what’s stopping you?

Tweed Valley Way, Mooball

6677 1202


Casuarina Dental Family & Holistic Care

6. Casuarina Dental Family & Holistic Care

Whether you need preventive dental care, or it’s time to improve your smile, Casuarina Dental take a holistic approach to ensure not just your mouth, but the whole body is supported.

9/10 480 Casuarina Way, Casuarina

02 6678 2220


Hoyts Cinema

7. Hoyts Cinema

Experience the ultimate comfort at Hoyts Tweed Heads South. Sink back into recliner seats in every cinema, with alcohol and hot food service, self-serve kiosks, free parking and great group booking deals!

54 Minjungbal Drive, Tweed Heads South


Kingscliff Nursery

8. Kingscliff Nursery

A delight to visit. Growers of exotic and native plants. An amazing range of indoor and outdoor plants, pots and mulch.  Honest, expert advice.

Best value on the Coast.

438 Cudgen Rd, Cudgen

02 6674 1022


Pure Health Therapies

9. Pure Health Therapies

Acupuncture, Ayurveda, Osteopathy, Psychology and Massage. Natural and Integrative Therapies for your health and wellbeing – Medicare and Private Health Fund rebates available.

3/5 Coronation Ave, Pottsville

07 5613 6755


Red Neds

10. Red Neds

The biggest salvage and recycling yard on the coast. Huge range of hardwood, architectural feature doors, lighting, kitchens, bathrooms and unique one-off items. Ring them before the wreckers, they pay cash for everything!

46 Machinery Drive, Tweed Heads South

07 5524 4244


The Adventure Club

11. The Adventure Club

There is something for everyone at The Adventure Club. We stock a unique range of puzzles, games and toys that are designed to inspire imagination, exploration and adventure through play.

Shop 1A, 51 Tweed Coast Rd, Cabarita Beach


The Laser, Skin and Beauty Specialists

12. The Laser, Skin and Beauty Specialists

Are your eyebrows thinning or gone, or you can't see to put eyeliner on?

Visit us for a cosmetic tattooing treatment.

Phone Kathy 0427 047 138

Kingscliff & Chillingham

31 Pearl St Kingscliff


Tweed Coast Marine

13. Boating Made Easy

Tweed Coast Marine is a local family owned, one stop specialist for Quintrex, Haines Hunter, Misty Harbor Pontoon boats and Mercury. Also offering service, spare parts and chandlery.

32 Machinery Drive, Tweed Heads South

07 5524 8877


Hooked on Seafood

14. Hooked on Seafood – yum

Delicious food cooked to order. Meal packs, burgers, home-made items and a variety of fish. Fresh fish too. Open seven days 11-7pm Sunday to Thursday, 11-8pm Friday & Saturday.

Shop 3, 18 Philip Street, Pottsville

02 6676 2299

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...