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Another roadblock for major Kingscliff development?

Tweed Council clarifies that the Kingscliff DA for a haulage road that will allow '90,000 truck and trailer movements' to bring in fill from the M1 upgrade does not actually allow the developers to use the proposed fill at the site – developers disagree.

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Linda Vidler Memorial Park Masterplan

Linda Vidler Park The Masterplan for the Linda Vidler Memorial Park, Suffolk Park, is currently on display with submissions closing...

Interview with Tania de Jong, one of the founding members of Mind Medicine

Mind Medicine Australia (MMA) is a charity that seeks to alleviate the suffering caused by mental illness through expanding treatment options available to medical practitioners and their patients. Their focus is on the development of safe and effective psychedelic assisted therapies to cure a range of mental illnesses.

SOS says there was no community consultation for ‘super-school’

Governments regularly resort to spin to deceive the public and avoid accountability says  Save Our Schools.

No SourDough$

Hayo van der Woude, Myocum 2021 promises to be the greatest year yet for revelations of unethical behaviour and corruption in...

Appeal to locate elderly missing woman – Ballina

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate an elderly woman missing on the state's North Coast area.

The Sourdough Chick rises to the occasion!

When you talk to Susann Wiedermann, her passion for sourdough is clearly evident. She describes the world of sourdough...

March 11, 2014

Issue 28.39

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In this Issue:

What your Bibb says

Eric Bibb has been a professional player since he was just 16, playing in the house band for his father’s television talent show. At 19 he move to Paris, where he took up blues guitar

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Speaking of culture

So many things to inspire our senses in Art, Poetry, Tattoos, Music, Movies, Theatre and Comedy,

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Festivals of food in Melbourne and Byron

Having attended Melbourne’s Food and Wine Festival last weekend, I was reminded of a time long ago when Byron used to close off Lawson Street…

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Our Bundjalung Brothers, Water and Light, a Woman and the Moonrise

Water and Light, Essence of Woman, the Moonrise, the Romans and the Greeks along with our Bundjalung Brothers and all Living Things are among the wonderful offerings this month in the art world.

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Gala party wraps Byron Film Fest

The eighth Byron Bay International Film Festival officially closed with a gala party on Saturday night after ten days of inspiring cinema, awards, more parties and fascinating panel discussions.

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I can see Cleary now

Funk R&B musician Jon Cleary was born in Cranbook England, but somehow the music and the spirit of New Orleans was in his blood. It was only a matter of time before Cleary found his way to his musical home.

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Bikies face venue crackdown

Police have asked the Tweed and Byron liquor accords to not admit motorcycle gang members who wear club colours. But Nomads members say they should be consulted before a decision is taken.

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Rural landowners victims of bureaucratic blunder

The newly formed state government department Local Land Services has been forced to apologise to members after letters were sent with wrong and missing information.

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Former Byron Shire president blasts ‘outdated’ bypass

Oliver Dunne argues that Byron Shire Council, the state government and West Byron developers should not be relying on an 1989 bypass proposal ‘that was intended to relieve traffic conditions for the years 2000 to 2025’.

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‘The Norway of Australia’: what does good electric vehicle policy look like?

What does good electric vehicle policy look like? NSW Energy Minister Matt Kean has announced an EV car package that he says will bring NSW on par with the world’s best. Is he right?

Byron market relocation proposal divides opinion

Community opinion appears to be starkly divided over the proposed relocation of the Byron Community Markets from the foreshore at Main Beach to Railway Park, which Byron councillors will vote on this Thursday.

Michael Lyon announces Byron Shire Council ticket

Byron Shire Mayor, Michael Lyon, has announced a group of candidates to run for the upcoming Council elections in September.

Old Byron Hospital future before Council

A significant decision about the future of the old Byron Hospital site will be made this week, with Byron Council choosing an organisation to manage the new community hub that will be created there.