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
It has come to light that NORTEC has recoded significant business losses during the last few years shedding more light on the motivations behind their recent withdrawal from programs they have been funded to provide both in the Byron, Lismore and Ballina shires.
Intimidation and assault in Brunswick Heads and Byron Bay lead to charges being laid against local juvenile male.
The man accused of murdering local DJ Chris Bradley in Byron Bay on Christmas Day will remain behind bars until the NSW Supreme Court decides whether or not he should be granted bail.
Electric-bike hire business owner Luke Young was preparing to spend Christmas day chained to the top of his business container, however, the intervention of lawyers has averted the crisis – for now.
Vanpackers should be welcomed into the Shire and given designated parking areas, rather than being ostracised for the actions of a small minority, a veteran van man says.
In our town, from December to January, each Royal Poinciana Delonix regia blooms. The magnificent red flowers cascade over the soft green leaves.
Liz Levy, Suffolk Park. Well done Byron shire councillors! At last, Byron Shire might have a sensible debate about traffic lights.
Thirteen-year-old Kiahn Ladkin has just received the news that she had been awarded a GO Foundation scholarship to help her follow her dream.
NORTEC is refusing to extend time for small business to find new locations over Christmas, yet it continues to itself as small a business supporter.
Doug Luke, co-ordinator, Victims Of Holiday Letting. The Byron community has seen a massive increase in illegal holiday lets during the past four years. This has been to the detriment of our community.
NORTEC claims to be ‘creating opportunity and inspiring the future’ and that they are able to provide ‘small-business solutions’ but they have demonstrated that supporting and inspiring is not at the top of their list of priorities – at least not for the small businesses they were supposed to be supporting in Byron Bay, Mullumbimby and Goonellabah.
From the days of the dinosaurs, birds have been an integral part of our world. People have always watched and listened to them and members of a wise culture would also be learning from them. But are we?
By night, the nearby ICOLLs are creatures inhabiting my dreams. Intermittently Closed and Open Lake or Lagoon (ICOLL) is the proper name for the Richmond and the Brunswick, the Belongil and the Tallow waterways.
Though I am on my way to somewhere else, I pause at the mangroves. They are a steadfast shelter as the fierce winds shift. Their roots steady the muddy bank under my feet.