The Byron Bay to Lismore bus trial has been extended for the next 12 months ensuring that the 640X and the 641X bus trial services get a ‘fair trial’.
Outrage and widespread protests have been taking place across Spain as tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets following the acquittal of five men accused of gang-raping an 18 year old
Mandy Nolan and Ellen Briggs are launching a movement as they take their humour off the stage and wrap it up in the pages of Women Like Us so that we can enjoy it time and again.
Byron conjures up ideas of freedom, escape from society and a chance to express yourself - but what has the dream created for this small fishing town and the region?
The Sandhills area has been mooted as a location for a new Byron Bay skate park after Mayor Simon Richardson was supported by all councillors for that location at Thursday’s April 19 meeting.
Local organisations are getting behind the project to help provide shelter to Byron’s homeless during extreme wet weather events by providing the Byron Community Centre with $12,000 in seed money.
Seniors festivals are kicking off in Ballina and Tweed Shires as part of the NSW Seniors Festival events this month.
I pause on the bridge over the Tallow. My senses are full of the changes with the recent equinox. The signs are all around.
A man reported missing from a hotel in Byron Bay on Saturday (March 31) has been found deceased.
From the right to a peaceful lifestyle to the demands of commercial interests – Byron Hinterland is under pressure to develop as the dollar value of the area sky rockets.
Funding for Heritage House in Bangalow and the Sandhills Early Childhood Centre in Byron Bay was announced yesterday with a second round of funding now open to community groups for available for infrastructure and sporting facilities.
It has been five months since Aydan threw his mobile in a bucket of water and set off on a mission to clean the world.
The NSW police watchdog says it considered having a local public hearing into the violent arrest of a naked 16-year-old in the Shire, but decided not to because of 'staffing, security and availability of premises'.
The NSW police watchdog will hold a public hearing next week to determine whether or not the officers who forcefully arrested a naked, 16-year-old youth in Byron earlier this year engaged in 'serious misconduct'.
Local residents on Evans Street in Byron Bay, that backs onto the Arakwal national park, have raised concerns over the intended removal of approximately 40 melaleuca trees in the park and near their properties.
Saturdays ‘Let’s Go Surfing Day’ for people with disabilities at Clarkes Beach in Byron was a great success.
The police are reminding the public that if a person ‘is impaired by either alcohol or drugs then regardless of what they say or do, they cannot legally consent to sexual intercourse.
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.