Byron Shire Local News
Local news, articles and more from the Byron Shire.
Is Byron becoming too regimented?
Byron Bay resident Mellanie Coppin built a treehouse on the nature strip near her house. Her son and his friends and other kids on holiday or from nearby who have the skill to shimmy up the rope have enjoyed the chance to have some fun. But then along came the council…8 hours ago | The Echo | 11
Byron Bay rugby 7s sizzle in the rain
Despite inclement weather the 28th Byron Bay rugby 7s tournament was a spirited display of quality and fast-paced action for spectators. More than 50 teams competed in men’s and women’s, as well as the social and serious competitions over the... Read More →22 hours ago | Echonetdaily | 0
Award-winning Maha Feast for locals
Having recently returned with a gold medal from the inaugural International Maccabi Culinary Games, local celebrated chefs, Ronit from Open Table Catering and Zohar from Luscious Foods, will be recreating their winning feast on 28 October for all to experience.... Read More →Yesterday | The Echo | 0
The Espresso martini
Espresso martinis are only $12 each from 9.30pm at the Balcony Bar & Oyster Co, but even if your love affair with the late-night favourite is deep and longstanding, why not broaden your horizons a little? From 23 October till... Read More →Yesterday | The Echo | 0
Experience Vietnam with Insider Journeys
Travel by local boat in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam. Vietnam’s natural beauty, contagious energy and unforgettable cuisine make it a perennial favourite, but it is the unfailingly friendly local people who make Vietnam a place to visit. Combining the past... Read More →Yesterday | The Echo | 0
Food precinct could endanger Bangalow’s koalas: Greens
North Coast Greens MP and koala protection spokesperson Dawn Walker has raised the plight of Bangalow’s koala population in NSW Parliament and thrown her support behind the community campaign against the proposed mega food precinct at Lot 201 Lismore Road, Bangalow.2 days ago | Chris Dobney | 5
Sex assaults were not on nudist beach
Oscar Redman and Melody Swift, Byron Bay. We are dismayed that Byron shire councillor Paul Spooner persists in linking recent sexual assaults with the local nudist beach.5 days ago | The Echo | 1
Police presence on Tyagarah Beach welcome
Karen McLean, Mullumbimby. A proper debate about the proposed removal of clothing optional status of Tyagarah Beach means that each of us show a genuine willingness to listen with respect to all points of view before diminishing another’s stance with two generalisations, that it's a 'small number of concerned residents' or 'land developer getting his way with resort development'.5 days ago | The Echo | 1
Is Byron Council ignoring its own parking strategy?
The angst over Brunswick Heads paid parking continues to gather pace, with claims from the town’s chamber of commerce that mayor Simon Richardson has failed to follow Council’s own parking strategy, which was to ‘change the parking layout first and only consider paid parking down the track.’6 days ago | The Echo | 3
Brunswick Heads paid parking comparisons don’t add up
J Baker, Brunswick Heads. Simon Richardson to the residents of Brunswick Heads at a meeting on Monday night: ‘if we don’t implement paid parking then Brunswick Heads won’t get any funding’! I felt that as a resident you didn’t want to listen to... Read More →One week ago | Echonetdaily | 0