7.3 C
Byron Shire
July 30, 2021
Home Tags Backpacker

Latest News

I’m with you Mandy…

Dominica Coulthurst, Knockrow I’m with you Mandy... all the way. Thanks so much for your Soapbox message last week. Always love...

Other News

Highest Hapki yusul award given to former Rosebank resident

Ross Kendall Jarrod Taylor has received the Ninth Dan – the highest award in Hapki yusul, the martial art from...

Ink Gin still a winner

S Haslam Has it already been six years since I first saw a demonstration of the curious colour-changing properties of...

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: A vulnerable freedom

To live in a caring community might sometimes come at the cost of small individual liberties – like wearing a mask in the post office for ten minutes while you complete your transaction.

Independent councillor calls for online voting

A manageable and easy-to-navigate system was necessary, Cr Allsop said, one that allowed 'equal presence for all candidates'.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning July 28, 2021

It's amazing what you can still go and see and do. Check it out!

Local government elections postponed – again

NSW local government elections are postponed again due to the pandemic.

Stories about "backpacker":

A family and community’s heart still aches for Théo

Today it is one year since Belgian backpacker Théo Hayez walked out of Cheeky Monkey’s in Byron Bay – he was last sighted by a security camera as he walked away from the club

‘Bless you all’ – Théo’s family issue emotional statement to Byron community

The family of missing teenager Theo Hayez have issued a heartfelt statement of thanks to the Byron community after arriving back in Belgium.

Théo’s dad says he’ll be back

It’s six weeks today since Belgian backpacker Théo Hayez disappeared after a night out in Byron Bay, and after weeks of searching, his parents Vinciane Delforge and Laurent Hayez will head home to Belgium tomorrow.

Call for CCTV footage to help find missing backpacker Theo Hayez

The team of volunteers searching for missing Belgian backpacker Theo Hayez have made an impassioned plea to local residents business owners to provide CCTV footage for any sign of the 18-year-old on the day of his disappearance.

Théo Hayez’s family on their way from Belgium – On ne lâche pas!

Over 350 people have donated over €20,000 (almost AU$35,000) to help the family of missing backpacker Théo’s Hayez, to come to Australia and help with the search.

Ballina Shire Council supports application for new croquet club

The Ballina Croquet Club is hoping to receive up to $300,000 in funding for a new club house at Cawarra Park. 

Storylines: Growing hope

Hope is a fragile thing in 2021. With the current pandemic and the uncertainty in so many aspects of life, our hope is being shadowed by fear. It is profoundly affecting our humanity.

Northern Rivers responds to cal for COVID-19 testing

Following the flight of a COVID positive traveller from Sydney to Ballina and the detection of COVID fragments in the Byron Bay Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) both locals and visitors have responded to calls for more testing in the region.

Open-air art walk by the river at Murwillumbah completed

The Ages of the Tweed mural that accompanies the open-air riverside art walk has now been completed.