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New venues of concern in Ballina

The Northern NSW Local Health District has been notified of a number of new venues of concern associated with a confirmed case of COVID-19.

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Byron Bay Hempire

S Haslam Inside the gut are about 100 trillion live microorganisms that vitally contribute to a strong immune system. These...

Kingscliff and Casuarina among new venues of concern

Northern NSW Local Health District has been notified of a number of new venues of concern associated with a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the region. There have also been positive detection of COVID fragments at Ballina and Wardell sewage treatment plants.

Woman charged over alleged Public Health Order Breaches – Tweed/Byron

A woman has been charged over multiple alleged breaches of the Public Health Orders in the Tweed and Byron shires.

Images released of men who robbed the Byron Bowlo

Detectives investigating the armed robbery of a licensed premises in Byron Bay earlier this year, have released CCTV images and are appealing for public information that may assist their inquiries.

Water resilience

A number of groups in the Byron Shire have been working our way each month through topics set for...

Vale Aunty Dulcie Nicholls 21.10.29 – 19.09.21

There is deep sadness in the community at the passing of Arakwal elder and matriarch, Dulcie Joan Nicholls, nee Kay, who was a proud Bundjalung woman born on Country at Tallow Creek, Byron Bay, October 21, 1929.

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Essence of Byron mega hotel rejected by govt panel

A massive proposal for a 146 room tourist hotel proposal at the old Byron Woolies site has been knocked back over exceeding the floor...

Residents group want you to #protectByron

The Byron Residents’ Group are encouraging people who want to make a submission against the West Byron development to do so today before the deadline.

Residents group urge limits on large fest site

Two residents groups are urging the public to attend an upcoming meeting by a government agency to hear community’s concerns over allowing a Yelgun...

Byron coastal plan written by Utopia

Cate Coorey, president, Byron Residents' Group. The ad in the Byron Shire Echo from Byron Council on the Coastal Zone Management Plan was surely written...

Elements resort seeks to redesign approved cabins, roads

Managers of the soon-to-be-opened $100m Elements Of Byron resort have played down fears that a DA modification – now extended for public submission – significantly expands existing floor space for 96 of its 193 cabins.

Control plan for ‘unwanted’ West Byron under scrutiny

Byron locals are being urged to attend a public meeting tonight to have a say on the shape of the controversial ‘unwanted mega suburb’ of West Byron.

West Byron consultation a token gesture: residents

Byron Residents’ Group has described Byron Shire Council’s community consultation for the West Byron Development Control Plan a ‘token gesture’. The group is calling for 'ra real say in the design of the biggest single development in Byron’s history’.

Free speech before free rocks

Jo Faith, Newtown. I note your report that Byron Residents Group have received a letter from an international law firm King and Wood Mallesons informing them to silence their views on the rock wall construction at Belongil Beach.

300 rally to stop the rocks

About 300 people braved blustery weather on Byron Bay Main Beach on Sunday to show their opposition to Byron Shire Council’s plan to build a rock wall in front of council land and private property at Belongil.

150 koalas spotted at Byron Bay Library

Byron Shire mayor Simon Richardson will open an exhibition of ‘portraits’ of Byron Bay koalas this morning at Byron Library.

Byron Bay beach party end in PINS and a charge for biting

Police say a woman has been charged and four Penalty Infringement Notices (PINs) issued following a beach party in the Byron Bay area overnight.

Fundraising for koala signs for Bangalow

As the koala mating season has started, Bangalow Koalas has set up fundraising to create incorporate more koala road signs. Bangalow Koalas, who keep a watch...

Nuclear Submarines – just a foot in the door

In the next few months we will hear a lot about how superior nuclear-powered submarines are. Vice Admiral Mike Noonan is even claiming superior stealth characteristics – which is simply not true. Yes, they tend to be faster. This is great if you want to go thousands of kilometres in a matter of days. But they are also much more expensive.

Compost back on Lismore’s gardening menu

Lismore City Council says that their BIOCycle Compost is again on sale from the Lismore Recycling & Recovery Centre and Nimbin Transfer Station, after a two-year break.