Crystal Cylinders Our local junior surfers had solid finishes at the final event of the Rip Curl GromSearch series on the Sunshine Coast last week. 2016 National GromSearch Champion Nyxie Ryan from Lennox Head continued her GromSearch rampage to take... Read More →
Join the team at Beet, Byron’s vegan restaurant on 4 January 2018 and learn how to optimise your health through a plant-based diet with nutrition expert Robyn Chuter. The Beet team are promising this will be a fun and informative... Read More →
Story and photos S&S Haslam Refreshingly, the new Ryce restaurant near the beach in Jonson St, in the newly renovated Hog’s Breath site between The Balcony and The Beach Hotel, has an attitude of inclusivity, while still managing to serve... Read More →
By Ben Schmitz Working on the land is a great way to bio-energetically co-create with this incredible country we are so blessed to be a part of; it is also a way for many to create a source of rich... Read More →
A group of Byron Shire councillors will attempt to reverse the recent decision to keep Tyagarah Beach 'clothes optional' when the council has its full meeting next week.
Two Women, One Voice: Row Back the Levy Irishwomen Cara Robinson (Hat Fitz & Cara) and Áine Tyrrell have forged a friendship through a shared longing and love through their love of their home country. The single came to Robinson... Read More →
A host of regional activists have been assembled for the final Politics in the Pub of 2018. You’ll hear what they have achieved, but more importantly what they see as the challenges ahead and how we might address them.’
With a sackful of cash, Santos Organics are asking the public to nominate a local not-for-profit organisation who are ‘doing great things for the planet and people in our community.’
A kids’ program added to the bill of the Fields of Healing Festival will feature the gumboot-wearing, planet-loving Dirtgirl, who will be bringing her grubby fun and joy to the stage
A mysterious safety issue in the Mullumbimby Woolworths carpark forced the store to close for around two hours yesterday afternoon, much to the consternation of locals trying to do their grocery shopping.
New research into the experience of local homeless people suggests that while some community members are kind and accepting, others have a lot to learn.
It’s depressing to think that there are institutions devoted to ‘converting’ homosexuals to heterosexuality. Worse, it is infuriating to learn that thirty-six states of the US allow for minors to be interned in such loathsome places. Not surprisingly, the underpinning... Read More →
Cape Byron Rudolf Steiner high school students have joined the campaign #KidsOffNauru to highlight the inhumane treatment of innocent children jailed by successive Australian governments.
Local community-owned renewable energy group COREM says it’s feeling buoyed and sunny, ‘about the amazing potential of solar gardens for the Northern Rivers’.
Corndale Comedy Corndale Hall | Saturday | 7.30pm | $30 Did you come to the Corndale Comedy Night in March? If you did, you would have witnessed Jonathan Atherton performing at his best, and would know what a fantastic night... Read More →
A new adventure playground that has just opened at the Bangalow Parklands is designed to activate the imagination of children of all ages, utilising old sections of timber recycled from Bangalow bridges
Paul Bibby A contentious application to build a four-storey residential/commercial development at the southern end of Jonson Street has been refused by the Joint Regional Planning Panel, with one panelist branding it ‘disrespectful’. There was a burst of applause from... Read More →
Housing will never be affordable in the Byron Shire unless we seed a revolution in land ownership and control. It’s time for a revolution to begin.
Nothing compares to Ursula Cheeky Cabaret | Brunswick Picture House | Friday 16 Nov $40 | Saturday 17 Nov $45 | 7pm Great news for Cheeky Cabaret fans: Multi-award-winning international cabaret star Ursula Martinez is coming to town! The founding... Read More →
Greens mayor Simon Richardson and Labor councillor Paul Spooner have defended their vote on raising height limits in Byron’s CBD, which could see 11.5m high developments down to the end of Jonson Street.
Mullumbimby Festival | Sat 17 Nov | The Bowlo | 2.15-3.15pm What forces of the universe brought Out of Range together? The universal forces of fate, fun, friendship and frivolity brought ‘Out of Range’ together. Dan and Tirza came over to Australia after... Read More →
Mullum Music Festival | Friday | CIVIC HALL | 6.30pm I was driving with my 19-year-old daughter the other day, and as usual she had control of the music. Kids ALWAYS control the music. While it can at times subject... Read More →
Why is it that the bad guys in movies such as this always go to such elaborate and invariably futile lengths to eliminate somebody? With wires and explosives, they blow up all four floors of the building where our heroine... Read More →
Drunk Mums! Drunk Mums, Dirty Fences, Lexicon & Friends | Hotel Great Northern | Saturday | 9pm | FREE Melbourne rockers Drunk Mums have returned with a rejuvenated take on the leather-clad boisterous brand of punk rock that has fans... Read More →
It’s hard to ignore the sentiment of how little systemic care there is in regards to the death of women. That would be like nearly two people killed a week by sharks. No-one would go into the ocean. Sharks would be hunted down.
NSW Rural Fire Service members at Mullumbimby have welcomed their latest addition to fighting fires this bushfire season with a new $197,000 Category Seven pumper. But that's not all…
They used to say that life started at 40 – but for Noel McAviney you could say he started a new life at 55, when he and his wife Gwenyth followed their daughters Lynne, Gail, Lorraine and Kathy to the north coast.
Byron Bay’s Second XI endured their first loss of the season to Cudgen and now lie in third place on the Coastal League table. Despite a great all-round effort from Matt Irwin, who bowled 5/26 off his seven overs and backed... Read More →
Congratulations to the Byron Bay Women’s Bowling Club Team of Kym Quinnell, Linda Child, Jeanette Beaton and Robyn Knaus who came third overall at the 2018 Ballina Women’s Bowling Club Versatile Fours.