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Power outage in Byron Shire

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

Other News

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?

Travelling at the speed of lies

When Tim Berners-Lee and others created the architectural foundations of the world wide web, they did so with the vision of openness, idea sharing, and trust. Human nature has a way of making things more complicated, of course.

Editorial: The vulnerable at risk

Most of us would hope that the taxes we pay go towards key areas such as health, education and to supporting the most vulnerable in our community.

‘Seven and a bit’ stone

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

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...

July 15, 2015

Issue 30.05

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It’s Spuh-lendid!

IT'S HE-ERE YAY! There is so much fun-ness to be had this weekend at Splendour in the Grass and we have THE event lift-out for you right here!

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Julia Gillard among stellar guests at Byron writers festival

The countdown to Australia’s largest regional literary event has begun, with the recent unveiling of the full 2015 Byron Bay Writers Festival program.

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No place funny as home

Home Truths by Mandy Nolan (Finch Publishing $24.99) Review by Lisa Walker Home Truths is Mandy Nolan’s third comedic memoir. Following hot on the heels of Boyfriends We’ve All Had (But Shouldn’t Have) and What I Would Do If I Were...

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Coastal expert warns of rock wall dangers

Bored with the Belongil rock wall yabber yabber? You bet – but part of the reason it’s dragged on for so long has been the lack of authority within the debate. Now the head of the NSW Coastal Panel has had his say.

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Geckos go Greek in Shand

The scene at Lomath Oval for the Shand Series was a bit like act one, scene one of Macbeth (a blasted heath).

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Mixed fortunes for Byron Rams

Another weekend of mixed fortunes for the Northern Hotel Byron Bay Rams saw the Premiers extend their championship lead to seven points while the Reserve grade slipped from the top rung of the ladder for the first time this season.

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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. 

Diverse and resilient

Andrya Hart, The Channon After statements and actions by some Rous councillors, I am left wondering how many refusals to accept the democratic vote at their...