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Nimblefoot launches tonight in Byron 

Acclaimed Bangalow author Robert Drewe, who will be featuring at Byron Writers Festival, is having his latest book Nimblefoot launched by Kerry O’Brien at The Book Room at Byron at 6pm tonight. 

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Tragedy of the commons

The tragedy of the commons refers to a situation in which individuals with access to a public resource (also...

Cabarita DA refused on character grounds

Tweed Shire Councillors refused a DA for a four-storey block of flats at 2-6 Tweed Coast Road, Cabarita Beach, despite the staff recommendation of approval.

Evans Head, Iron Gates DA public planning meeting coming

The current development application (DA) for the flood and bushfire-prone site of the Evans Head, Iron Gates development will go before the Northern Rivers Planning Panel (NRPP) on 30 August.

AFL9s return to Byron after covid hiatus

Byron Bay’s Cavanbah Centre is set to host the two-day AFL9s Invitational tournament with $20,000 worth of prize money...

Car park housing

In recent weeks the idea by Council to develop the existing car park in Station Street has dropped out...

Flood on Prince Street

It seems that the strongest impediment to the Prince Street temporary housing is the addition of fill to the...

Stories about "Byron Bay Ocean Swim":

Ocean swim goes off with a splash

The weather was kind to organisers and entrants alike of the 32nd annual Winter Whales’ Byron Bay Ocean Swim, which took place on Saturday from Wategos to Main Beach.

Byron Central Hospital plans on show

NSW health minister Jillian Skinner unveiled detailed plans for the new $80 million Byron Central Hospital, now on display, when she visited the Ewingsdale site yesterday.

Man saved during Winter Whales

A competitor in the Winter Whales annual swimming competition is recovering in hospital after being rescued by Byron Bay Lifesavers and ALS lifeguards on Sunday.

Mullum locals protest flood-prone pod site

Around 40–50 locals gathered outside the Byron Shire Council chambers this morning to highlight the risks of, and lack of due process around, the selection of the flood accommodation pod site in Mullumbimby.

Council: Goonellabah park not available for pods

Tuesday’s debate in the Lismore Council chambers was mostly about the community’s need for open, green space for sport and recreation balanced against the need for places to live.

Cabarita DA refused on character grounds

Tweed Shire Councillors refused a DA for a four-storey block of flats at 2-6 Tweed Coast Road, Cabarita Beach, despite the staff recommendation of approval.

Concerns over future of Murwillumbah Hospital

Northern NSW Local Health District have sought to reassure locals that facilities won't be downgraded or closed at Murwillumbah Hospital when the controversial new Tweed Valley Hospital in Cudgen near Kingscliff opens in 2023.