Tourism professional and Brunswick Heads resident Holly Galbraith has been recognised by The International Alliance for Women (TIAW) with a 2020 World of Difference Award.
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.
Developer The Kollective have another large proposal before the public, this time in Bayside, Brunswick Heads, right next door to the preschool at 94 Kingsford Drive.
The Brunswick Heads Housie shed is being boarded up by Reflections Holiday Parks to prevent homeless people using the space.
There has been a lot of speculation in recent months about the future of trade in Brunswick Heads – for example it has been suggested that there will be an economic upturn in spring, enough to validate the installation of parking meters in the town.
As Queensland puts a hard close on its borders to NSW, Victoria and the ACT at 1am Saturday morning (8 August) they have agreed to exemptions for border towns.
Reflections Holiday Parks (RHP) has hit back at suggestions that its legal dispute with Byron Council over the Terrace Reserve caravan park relates to an attempt to expand the park’s boundaries.
Illegal campers have been allowed to remain opposite the Brunswick Heads Surf Club over recent months, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The annual Simple Pleasures Photo Competition was run a little differently this year with all entries being sent in electronically either by email, on Facebook or tagged on Instagram.
The Brunswick River still has some extensive areas of mangroves that, thankfully, have not been sacrificed for development, and are a great place for photography if you know what to look for, and where to find it.
Detectives have charged three people over an alleged armed robbery on the state’s Far North Coast earlier this year.
Dozens of people gathered observing social distancing at the Brunswick Gates of Remembrance where the broadcast from the Canberra War Memorial service was played this morning.
Pumice. You have probably seen some along the tide line at the beach. But where are they from and what lives on them?
A Byron Shire Council garbage truck overturned at the on-ramp to Gulgan Rd, near Brunswick Heads this morning (16 April). The truck was heading north when it rolled.
Locals have reported that there are increasing numbers of campers at places like Broken Head and Scarrabellotti’s Lookout as isolation and lockdown leaves people with less options of where to set up camp.
The Brunswick Heads Visitor Centre and the chamber say they have pooled their resources to help the town’s businesses survive the COVID-19 crisis wave and prepare for the comeback.
Tweed and Byron Shire Mayors are reminding anyone thinking of heading this way for a holiday or visit that they are ‘to stay away'.
Main Beach at Byron Bay and Brunswick Heads beach will closed this weekend with Surf Lifesaving NSW announcing volunteer patrols have ceased.
The owner of 16 Short Street, a Melbourne-based property developer, was seeking permission to demolish the existing single-storey cottage on the site and replace it with two large, double storey town houses, each with five bedrooms and five bathrooms.
A controversial dual occupancy development proposed for Brunswick Heads looks set to be rejected by Byron Council, after council staff changed their advice, and recommended refusal.
Police are appealing for assistance following an aggravated break and enter where a woman was held up at gunpoint in Brunswick Heads today.
Living on a coastal floodplain in a high rainfall region means that there will be floods and ocean encroachment that need to be managed by Council, state government and landholders.
The impact of flooding on residents and businesses in Byron Shire is significant. The future development of business areas and residential housing will have a lasting impact on how flooding affects everyone, and this is your chance to comment.
Last Sunday saw an great turnout for the Mullumbimby Chamber of Commerce carols by Candlelight.
Around a fifth of people living in various parts of the Northern Rivers are living in poverty, including up to one in four children.