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Deep listening and housing ideas under Mullum’s fig trees for RenewFest

Around a hundred presenters, musicians, other artists and community activators plus a bumper crowd of punters all came together under the fig trees at the Mullumbimby Showground over the weekend for Renew Fest 2021.

Other News

‘Endless land releases’ not the solution for Byron’s housing crisis, says Country 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. 

Local kite surfer smashes long distance world record

It was a cold, windy night on the rugged NSW south coast and Brian Kiss von Soly was wrapped up in a silver emergency blanket like a human burrito. 

Byron Bay’s first ever matured spirit wins gold medal at London Spirit Competition

While the Northern Rivers region is well known for its environment and lifestyle, it is also becoming known for...

The legal smoke

Paul Rea, Coorabell While Labor stopped taking donations from the tobacco industry in 2004 and the Liberals followed suit a...

Greater Sydney under COVID related restrictions

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has just announced that greater Sydney area will go into lockdown until next Monday.

Water strategy

Alan Dickens, Brunswick Heads The people of Mullumbimby would be aware that Byron Shire Council (BSC) intends to hand over...

November 11, 2015

Issue 30.22

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In this Issue:

Another hard day at the office

Finally playing their first home game of the Summer Youth League season gave little advantage to the Byron Bay FC Wildcats and Rams last Friday night. The Cavanbah Centre pitch was in great condition but a strong northerly and some blustery rain made it tough going for all concerned.

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North Ocean Shores Sports Field – Construction out to tender

Detailed designs are finalised and the tender for the construction of the North Ocean Shores Sports Field and Amenities Block have been released.

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Byron Farmers’ Market raises $2k for Liberation Larder

The Byron Farmers’ Market continued its tradition of supporting local organisations with a recent $2,000 donation to the Liberation Larder.

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Xenophon headlines food duopoly forum

A Byron forum to consider food retailing trends in Australia and the impact on local communities features federal senator Nick Xenophon, who will address the Coles and Woolies on our communities.

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Stop in the name of Love… at Byron Fresh Café

Story and photos by Caz Parker Vintage Schweppes bottles light up to spell LOVE above a timber ‘love seat’. This is becoming a popular Instragrammable Byron attraction. It’s inspired the new motto ‘Stop, in the name of Love’ and adds...

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Eating vegan is no longer like Mac Vs PC

Remember back in the bad old days when you used either a PC or Mac? Those were your choices, and never the twain could meet. They were so many miles apart in operations that they were like different countries with different languages and appearances

‘Endless land releases’ not the solution for Byron’s housing crisis, says Country 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. 

Global predicament

Dudley Leggett – Director of Sustainability Research Institute, Suffolk Park Phillip Frazer’s article, (Echo 6 January) is an excellent summary of our global predicament, and a...

How full is that glass?

Cr Alan Hunter, Byron Shire Council Council Staff recommend opposing the proposed changes in the Exempt Development provisions to be considered in this week’s Council Ordinary meeting. The...