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Food prices are up, and so is…

I was shocked to see the cost of local bread I buy in Mullumbimby had risen 40 per cent. That particular loaf is becoming a luxury item.

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Family and domestic violence leave comes into force tomorrow

New laws to provide 10 days paid Family and Domestic Violence Leave will come into force tomorrow for workers...

Appeal for flag stolen from Bruns

The two Aboriginal flags that fly high over the Brunswick River Bridge on Invasion Day have become a potent symbol of survival and solidarity for many in the Shire. 

Ocean Shores swimmers power to strong results at regional swimming competition

A group of seven athletes from the Ocean Shores Aquatics swim team took part in the annual Country Regional...

Vinnies

What have they done to our Vinnies here in Mullum? They’ve killed it! It has reopened and it is...

The greater good

Byron Council has ratified the International Charter of Human Rights, complete with fine legal minds that developed a Charter...

Coastal dystopia

Proto-existentialist philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer wrote ‘Money is human happiness in the abstract, and so the man who is no...

Stories about "Byron police youth assault":

Trial of former Byron Bay policeman accused of assault to continue in 2021

At one point in the footage, five of six officers can be seen holding the naked and hand-cuffed youth down while a paramedic first removes taser prongs and then sedates him.

‘It’s unfair’: lawyer defending policeman accused of youth assault criticises legal process

The defence barrister told the court witnesses in the LECC inquiry had been ‘cajoled’ into ‘giving answers’ in the earlier inquiry.

Alleged youth victim of Northern Rivers police assault testifies

The alleged victim has described what he remembers of the arrest, including its end when he was ‘thrown into a little dark box’.

Abouchar honoured with Order of Australia

The new head of the Byron Community College (BCC), Chantal Abouchar, has been awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for her contributions to business and the media.

Appeal for flag stolen from Bruns

The two Aboriginal flags that fly high over the Brunswick River Bridge on Invasion Day have become a potent symbol of survival and solidarity for many in the Shire. 

TELSTRA – The end of the line?

I live in a valley that was ravaged by flood last year. Telegraph poles were swept out of the ground by landslides and many...

Dear Byron Shire Council

Why, oh why, did you not add a traffic calming device when you recently sealed Clay Rd, Mullumbimby? This was a beautiful, quiet lane, that...