The focus on New Year’s Eve in Byron Bay will be on good, old-fashioned family fun with people of all ages encouraged to celebrate in Jonson Street, according to Byron Mayor, Simon Richardson.
Mayor Simon Richardson has broken his silence over the deluge of complaints from residents about the bad behaviour of visitors to Byron Bay during New Year, saying that locals were also to blame for some of the bad behaviour.
Paul Davies, Suffolk Park. A thin sliver of intense red sunlight, like a giant bloody fingernail clipping, cuts above the horizon and soon vanishes up into clouds gathering off Cape Byron. It’s sunrise on New Years’ Day, 2017. Hundreds of... Read More →
The park and ride Magic Bus will run from Byron Regional Sport and Cultural Complex on Ewingsdale Road into town from December 29 to January 4.
While preparations for this year’s Soul Street New Year's Eve event in Byron Bay are well underway, there is still more engagement needed from the business community, says Byron United president Michael O’Grady.
Cr Simon Richardson, mayor Byron Shire Council. Judging by the unanimously wonderful responses by the community during Soul Street and First Sun, we achieved what we set out to do.
Families were out in force during Byron Bay New Years Eve celebrations with plenty to keep them entertained. ‘Soul Street’, as its name implied, became the heart and soul of downtown CBD, as street performers kept crowds smiling, and active.
Byron Bay is a magnet for revellers during New Year's Eve and this year is no different, but visitors to the town are encouraged to use the Park 'n' Ride scheme.
The New Year holiday break saw tens of thousands of tourists descend on Byron Bay, bringing with them tonnes of rubbish, which was strewn all over the beach and CBD. The annual invasion, as some locals refer to it, sparked... Read More →
For readers who thought better of braving the drunken streets of Byron Bay on New Year’s Eve, our video reporter Sharon Shostak did it for you. She conducted some impromptu surveys of revellers and onlookers, resulting in this entertaining and... Read More →