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.
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?