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Less parking more drainage say New Brighton residents

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It’s all downhill (again) for Bangalow Billycart Derby

The sun shone, the carts careened down the hill, with thrills, spills and family fun aplenty. Despite a last-minute shout-out for extra cash to fund the barricades keeping the crowd safe, the derby rolled merrily on.

Last-minute funding call for billy cart derby

Bangalow’s annual Billy Cart Derby is on for young and old again this Saturday but extra costs have prompted the town’s Lions Club to set up a crowdfunding campaign.

Bangalow Billy Cart Derby in pictures

Cars were shut out of the main street of Bangalow on Sunday (May 15) as competitors of all ages took to their hand-made vehicles in a downhill race towards a ‘crash barrier’ of hay bales.

Thrills and spills at the Bangalow Billy Cart Derby

Wet weather turned Byron Street into a virtual slippery dip on Sunday for Bangalow's craziest annual event. But that didn't stop the riders of these unique home-made machines – or the punters. WATCH THE VIDEO

Spills and thrills at Bangalow Billy Cart Derby

The 20th annual Bangalow Billy Cart Derby yesterday was yet again a runaway success, bringing the community together in an event that brings out the child in everyone.

Thrills and spills in Billycart Derby

http://youtu.be/gK3lhDbPKG0 From preschoolers to celebrities, those willing to brave the big hill congregated with their wacky carts, gravity presided, and the sun did shine on...

Bangalow retaining wall damage

The wall supporting the western end of Deacon Street has failed – opposite the Roman Catholic Church. Fortunately, this type of wall usually collapses...

We wonder why

Living in Byron Shire the majority of people continue to ask why is this organisation continuously letting this community down as far as representing...

Aid workers killed

I along with the Israeli and Jewish community in general mourn with the rest of the world for the tragic loss of the seven...

Rains, drains, floods

The ABC news and Guardian recently published reports of the potential return of La Niña in 2024 bringing similar rain to 2022. We just experienced...