The light was the priority and it took the commitment of everyone to ensure it beamed out each night and keep boats from being smashed on the rocks. Byron lighthouse museum has recognised the important role that lighthouse keepers and their families played with their recently opened exhibition at Care Byron lighthouse.
The campaign to retain Byron Bay’s old hospital for community use will have until the end of April to come up with a financially sound management plan.
Ryce Byron Bay is now open for breakfast! From 7am Saturday and Sunday Ryce, located right up the beach end of Jonson St opposite the Beach Hotel in the old Hog’s Breath building, will be offering a selection of breakfast... Read More →
Take the chance to help people with disabilities enjoy a surf by volunteering for the 'Let’s Go Surfing Day’ on Saturday, March 17 at Clarke's Beach, Byron Bay.
By Vivienne Pearson I admit that I’ve been past The Rocks @ Aquarius many times thinking: ‘That looks nice but I wouldn’t go in because it’s a backpacker hostel.’* Luckily, this story made me walk in the door and I... Read More →
Riding the by-roads from Brisbane to Byron Bay more than 120 bikers arrived at North Beach’s Habitat for lunch on their custom classic bikes Saturday./
Welcoming refugees and asylum seekers into your home and giving them a chance at a new beginning can be rewarding for everyone and Refugee Welcome Australia is creating opportunities for you to get involved.
Byron’s hula troupe Mana Aloha (their name means Powerful Love), providers of island style dance are giving a free public hula class in Byron Bay.
Positive Change for Marine Life and Waste Warriors have joined forces to launch their ‘Don’t Be A Sucker’ campaign that focuses on the impacts of plastic straws and other single-use plastic items on the marine environment.
Questions remain unanswered by the office of NSW planning minister Anthony Roberts MP regarding the contentious West Byron development proposed for Ewingsdale Road, opposite the Arts and Industry Estate.
John Bennett, Cedarvale Farm I was saddened to see Barrio Café under threat from the Council. Habitat and the Barrio Café , in my view, is the best new community facility I have seen in Byron for a long time... Read More →
It’s not a done deal. The swamplands that define Byron Bay are crippled but still alive. The NSW Joint Regional Planning Panel is still debating how mega-development of West Byron might harm the Cumbebin Nature Reserve and the Belongil waterway.
Arlian, the Plastic Free Boy, is taking his message about reducing and reusing plastic to local schools and is asking them to get behind his ‘kids for the future’ campaign.
The quirky, the different, the things that make Byron Shire unique – can they be considered art? Could art be the way support unique elements of the shire remaining rather than being eliminated as part of the red tape brigade?
March the first will see the Byron Farmers Market celebrate its 15th birthday at the Butler Street Reserve and there will be plenty of colour, creativity and cake said market organisers.
'Silent discos' may be all the rage with Gen Y, but a new group of groovers is taking to the headphones in a groundbreaking program that is awakening long lost memories.
A V Day flashmob dance is taking place at 7am tomorrow morning on Main Beach in Byron Bay to bring raise awareness of the need to end violence against women and children around the world.
Byron Shire Council is working towards protecting its tourism market by increasing its reliance on renewable energy and cutting greenhouse gas pollution, according to mayor Simon Richardson.
Creating ‘inorganic’ communities and finding ways to live off other peoples waste has become a way of life for many both locally and around the world.
The two development applications (DAs) on public exhibition for the West Byron have been extended by Council until March 30. A planned protest last Saturday by the Byron Residents Group against the West Byron proposals was postponed but the group say they are planning another.
When Paul Barrett, founder of Samba Blisstas, passed away he left his drum collection to the Byron Bay community centre. It is with the memory of the pleasure that people received from drumming with Paul that has brought together members of Samba Blisstas to form the drumming troupe RePercussion.
This replica nawi, unlike the bark canoe at the Maritime Museum, is oversized and made of steel. It is moored at a cove at Barangaroo, the inner city place named after a Cammeraygal woman.
If it is ‘zero tolerance’ for nudity on the beach then shouldn’t it apply to everyone?
Two Byron Bay 18-year-olds have been charged with assaulting police, resisting arrest and affray after an incident in Apex Park in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Byron Bay’s Hello Sunday Morning, featuring Tommy Franklin and in fact held last Saturday, was a great success with about 500 people enjoying the morning. SEE PHOTOS