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Honours shared in premiership football derby

Byron Bay FC were fourth placed on the Football Far North Coast premiership ladder after a 3-3 draw playing away against Mullumbimby Brunswick Valley FC in round seven of the competition.

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World Localisation Day, June 25

Everyone is invited to join in celebrating World Localisation Day (WLD), on Saturday June 25 at The Farm in Byron Bay.

Is Wilsons Creek contaminated?

Do the cars that ended up in Wilsons Creek pose a significant health risk owing to leaching toxins?

Ballina’s balloon ban in support of wildlife

Balloons are to be banned outside in the Ballina Shire from next year after a unanimous council vote Thursday morning.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 22 June, 2022

The Northern Rivers Conservatorium Executive Director, Anita Bellman, is thrilled to announce that there will be free tickets for all flood-affected members of our community to attend the NRC 2022 Visiting Artist program, made possible with the support of our friends at Musica Viva and Southern Cross University.

People still need support with food and a place to connect after the floods

For many people in Lismore and surrounding areas the community food kitchens and volunteers have been an essential lifeline to keep them going with food, a little warmth and a friendly face. Yet the lack of funding for these services is seeing them close and volunteers burn out. 

Cudgera Creek Agricultural Food Hub extension of DA condition taken to workshop

A request for an extension of time for the development application for the proposed Cudgera Creek Agricultural Food Hub that relies on an allocation of 100ET Wastewater Entitlements was deferred to a workshop.

Stories about "Bluesfest 2019":

Bluesfest thrills performers and punters

The festival has got off to an exciting start – Stay tuned for photos that will be uploaded throughout the Bluesfest weekend.

Bluesfest busking show-down

Last night was the Bluesfest busking finals showdown at The Beach Hotel and was quite something to see.

Blues brotherhood sticks together through thick and thin

If local band Brotherhood of the Blues needs any emotional inspiration when they step onto the stage at Bluesfest next month, they need only reflect on the ups and downs of the past two years.

Bluesfest in court over paid parking

Byron Bay’s Bluesfest has been taken to court by a frustrated ticket holder over its controversial decision to introduce parking fees at this year’s festival.

Look who’s on Bluesfest’s latest line-up announcement

Aussie icon Tash Sultana will return to Bluesfest to help celebrate its 30th Anniversary over Easter. And she'll be in good company, with three other great acts announced today.

Iggy Pop to play Byron BluesFest

Byron Bay blues will be at their best in 2019 with Iggy Pop, Norah Jones and Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats being just some of the great acts that will grace the stage for the BluesFestival.

Bluesfest turns 30 and it is time to celebrate

It’s official Bluesfest has turned 30 and to celebrate that have just announced their first set of artists that will be taking to the stage during their Easter 2019 (April 18 – 22) anniversary festival.

You may have missed… mangroves’ carbon storage potential, smart implants, and twitter misinformation

Mangrove forests are massive carbon sinks, capable of storing over 1,000 tonnes of carbon per hectare.

Local triathletes claim another title

The Byron Bay Breakers Triathlon Club has won the North Coast Interclub series for the second time after finishing on top of the table ahead of the Clarence Valley Stingrays and Hat Head Hammerheads.

Lismore City Council votes against land-swaps and buybacks

The Lismore City Council has voted against asking the federal government and NSW Northern Rivers Reconstruction Commission [NRRC] for prioritised land buybacks and swaps after devastating floods earlier this year.

Casino teenager charged with murder

An 18-year-old Casino man is to face Lismore Local Court today charged with murder.