A holiday cabin development in Talofa will go ahead with half the number of parking spaces the developer requested, after Byron Council granted conditional approval last week.
With Council’s draft Unauthorised Dwelling Policy causing alarm and stress within the hinterland community, the Main Arm Residents Association (MARRA) have authored a guide to help residents lodge a submission. But remember this policy also applies to urban areas.
Byron Bay FC have completed the regular season with a strong win over rivals Richmond Rovers to finish in second places heading into the semi-finals.
A proposal to rezone a heritage listed Bangalow home for commercial use has residents concerned.
There have been no shortage of challenges in Australia in the last few years – drought, fire, flood, and now COVID-19. And we are already heading back into fire season with local crews currently on the ground in Duranbah and Stokers Siding.
It’s always a good deed done when you help out the CWA ladies but when Richie Allen offered the 93 kgs of green pawpaws they were stunned.
To sail or to stay? That was the decision that Craig Plummer and Claudia Schick from Bangalow had to make when the COVID-19 pandemic hit and they sailed into an Indonesian port, from Thailand.
Tweed and Byron Shire Mayors are reminding anyone thinking of heading this way for a holiday or visit that they are ‘to stay away'.
Cricket just me be a sport to survive through COVID-19 with participants able to adhere to the 1.5 social distancing rule.
Showers and doing a bit of laundry are an unremarkable daily event for most people. But for the homeless the luxury of a warm shower and getting your clothes clean is not such a simple and unremarkable experience.
Plans for 15 ‘affordable housing’ units in Lismore Rd, Bangalow, were given the green light by Byron Council.
Paul Bibby A contentious plan to build 15 residential units on the former Telstra site on Lismore Rd, Bangalow looks set to get the green light at this Thursday’s meeting after the developer amended its plans while simultaneously planning legal... Read More →
Scout Wallen Local MP Justine Elliot announced major funding for three Bangalow community organisations on Wednesday 11 December. ‘I’m delighted to be able to deliver funding to these Bangalow based organisations and I congratulate them for the outstanding work they... Read More →
Understaffing at the Feros Care nursing home in Bangalow has become so bad that the care and safety of residents is regularly being neglected, according to staff and people who have had loved ones living in the home.
This Saturday the Uniting Church in Bangalow will be hosting the second annual Fair Trade Fair which will have stalls full of ethical products and gifts. The event will also have Fair Trade tea, barista coffee and food as well as the Raise the Roof Choir and the Awesome Voices.
It is all about creating healthy connected intergenerational communities this Sunday in Bangalow as people from all ages come together for a Bangalow village picnic.
Last Saturday was the 102nd anniversary of the death of Private Patrick Bugden. Budgen was killed in action in the battle of Polygon Wood in Belgium so it was only fitting that the date was chosen to unveil a bronze bust modelled on his likeness as a representation of all of the young men who died overseas at the hand of war.
Lovers of fine music had a wonderful treat on the weekend with some of the best players in the world in town for the 18th Bangalow Music Festival, presented by Southern Cross Soloists.
It might be tucked away in our local Bangalow but it is one of those events that shouldn’t be missed...
Local studios will be opening their doors to visitors as part of the North Coast Mud Trail on the weekend of August 17 and 18.
The retirement plans of Mike and Donna Jordan were cut short last October, when Mike was diagnosed with lung cancer.
The Lismore-Bangalow Road is closed at Binna Burra following a truck leaving the road in the early hours of the morning.
The principal solicitor of a law-firm in Bangalow has been found to have engaged in 'relentless' sexual harassment by the Federal Circuit Court, and ordered to pay $170,000 in damages.
Developer Duncan Band’s latest ‘affordable housing’ proposal has again alarmed its immediate neighbours, with Bangalow residents on Lismore Road facing a dramatic increase in housing density.
On Friday, a group of locals who were keen to meet the premier to discuss issues including drug testing at festivals and the medium-density housing code were left disappointed when she failed to show up to a pre-arranged meeting.