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West Byron flooding

All east coast communities are now daily regularly warned by the ABC radio/TV, by the Bureau of Meteorology, to...

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Indigenous league carnival at the Cavanbah Centre

Local teams blitzed the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Spring Australian Open held at the Cavanbah Centre over the weekend. The...

West Byron flooding

All east coast communities are now daily regularly warned by the ABC radio/TV, by the Bureau of Meteorology, to...

Plastic recycling to be turbocharged in NSW

The NSW Government says more plastic will be recycled and turned into new products across the state, thanks to $9 million in funding to support businesses transform their operations and access the latest plastic recycling technology.

Sue Higginson introduces bill to ban fossil fuel ads

Greens NSW Upper House MP Sue Higginson has today given notice of a bill set to ban fossil fuel advertising in New South Wales.

The Billys of Bangalow fly again

It was nothing but glorious spring weather for the Bangalow Billycart Derby on Sunday where the main drag was blocked off for a spectacular race day.

Surf legends and film coming to Lennox tonight

The award-winning surf documentary, 'Bustin’ Down the Door' will be showcased at the Lennox Head Cultural Centre tonight.

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Generational change among the defenders of Bangalow

She has been a teacher, Byron Shire Councillor, Friends of the Library member and, for many years, secretary of Bangalow Progress Association. But at 83, Jenny Coman says she doesn’t need any excuse to retire from public life.

New development plan for Bangalow ‘looks familiar’

A new development planned for Bangalow’s Station Street looks remarkably like one that was rejected by the Land and Environment Court three years ago, according to Bangalow Progress Association secretary Jenny Coman.

A beautified factory is still a factory

Tony Hart, president, Bangalow Progress Association.  The concern of Pam and Martin Brook, Massimo Scalas and Rebecca McEwan for Bangalow is welcomed. Their stated intentions for the...

Vote to stop development destroying Bangalow

Tony Hart, president, Bangalow Progress Association. Bangalow residents and friends love our town because of its village atmosphere, its heritage feel and above all, its...

Bangalow development article one-sided

Gillian Reffell, Summer Hill Chris Dobney’s article ’$23m Bangalow food precinct plan unveiled’ on 8 June either looks like it was written for him by...

Mega food park a monstrous intrusion on Bangalow

Jenny Coman, secretary, Bangalow Progress Association. The Bangalow Progress Association appreciates Chris Dobney’s coverage of their June 2 meeting but must disagree with one of...

20-acre food factory and outlet precinct plan for Bangalow

Two of Byron’s iconic food brands say they will have to quit the shire within a year unless substantially larger processing space can be found for them than anything currently available.

Bangalow residents take aim against bypass and ‘food hub’

The people of Bangalow agree that a planned ‘food hub’ on the site of the decommissioned RMS donger village would be ‘an eyesore’ but they are divided over plans to turn sleepy Station Street into a one-way bypass road.

Bangalow turned off by Lismore traffic plans

Byron mayor Simon Richardson has thrown his support behind a Bangalow Progress Association campaign to stop traffic to Lismore being diverted through the town.

Bangalow residents seek ‘common ground’ over rail line

About 60 people met at Bangalow’s Historic House Museum last night (Thursday March 5) to hear about future plans for the Casino to Murwillumbah railway line and the impacts they could have on Bangalow.

Odd row of lights

Just following up the letter from Sarah Smith in the August 31 issue. It was a Starlink satellite train. My webcam captured the scene. Michael...

Trampling of the graves of the murdered: reply to Will Liley

As I read Will Liley’s response to my article in dedication to my late uncle, I recalled the poem in Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s novel Clandestine in Chile:

Murwillumbah mega-school merger public meeting on Monday

Opposition to the merger of the four Murwillumbah Schools, which includes two primary and two high schools, remains strong. Monday will see Leader of the NSW opposition MP Chris Minns and local MP Janelle Saffin joining concerned parents, students and community members at a town hall meeting in Murwillumbah on Monday at 5.30pm.

Byron Council looking at rain damage

Byron Shire Council says they have staff out and about across the Shire today assessing damage from the rain.