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Julian Assange: the name that cannot be uttered

Since the news came through I have been keeping an eye and an ear out for further reporting in...

NSW – bad to worse

While Gladys has left the building and we have a new religious fanatic in the top job, things are...

Epiq sporting facilities ready for summer

Lennox Head’s Clarence Property has just handed over to Ballina Shire Council the newly constructed Community & Sports Amenities Building, at the sports fields opposite Epiq Marketplace, off Hutley Drive.

New plan to minimise flood hazard in Lismore

Lismore City Council has commenced the preparation of a new Flood Risk Management Plan that will identify the measures designed to minimise the community’s exposure to flood hazard.

4WDs multiplying on Seven Mile Beach?

Beach users in Lennox Head are reporting much higher numbers of 4WDs on Seven Mile Beach recently, along with...

Two views of animal welfare on the Tweed

Local MP Justine Elliot recently announced that an Albanese Labor Government will invest $1 million to build the new animal pound and rehoming centre at Lundberg Drive, South Murwillumbah.

Stories about "Cape Byron Lighthouse":

Vale Norma ‘Nu’ McCabe 1927–2019

Norma Reilly lived a varied life, from jillaroo to living at the Cape Byron Lighthouse before setting happily in Mullumbimby for her retirement.

Man rescued from Cape Byron

A man has been rescued from the cliff face beneath the Cape Byron Lighthouse after police and rescue workers were called to the site at around 11am.

Lighthouse is its own best work of art

Clive Jeffery, Mullumbimby. The Council, Councillors and the Public Art Panel are all surely joking! Aren’t they? Commissioning a sculpture 12.0 metres high in the form...

Keeping a lighthouse was a family affair

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.

Road closed after incident at Byron Lighthouse

Police and emergency services have closed Lighthouse Road at Byron Bay and are asking motorists and pedestrians to avoid the area after an earlier incident at Cape Byron Lighthouse.

Byron Lighthouse to turn red for World AIDS Day

Cape Byron Lighthouse will be lit in red for three nights from tonight to celebrate World AIDS Day (December 1).

‘Flying saucer crashed into Byron Lighthouse’

Ballina Greens MP Tamara Smith has lashed out at a new structure at the Cape Byron Lighthouse café describing it as looking like a flying saucer has crashed into the lighthouse.

Will Byron be the next Venice?

Charles McFarland, Ewingsdale. This morning I took a walk on the Lighthouse Track, thinking that the National Park, at least, would be unchanged. Alas, no. The terrace by the cafe near the lighthouse is being torn up, so the cafe is closed. If you are thinking about enjoying a reviving beverage while calmly enjoying the view, forget it.

Cape Byron Lighthouse to get LED lighting

Renovations are underway at the Cape Byron Lighthouse that will include upgrading the light source of the lens to modern LED (light emitting diode) bulbs after painting works are complete, as part of a trial.

Bright flash, then blackness: lighthouse goes dark

Anyone looking towards Cape Byron on Tuesday night would have had the spooky experience of seeing… nothing. The familiar sweep of light from the lighthouse was gone.

Blue skies for Blueberry Fields

Blueberry Fields is very much a family business with father-and-son team Otto and Jasch Saeck working alongside each other on their 160-acre farm at...

Cacao wow

After ten years of wholesale trading from their small factory, Byron Bay Cacao’s stunning new retail space is now open to the public. The...

Rancho Relaxo

Although Jane Boniface says that everything she does is ‘a mistake’, she seems to have the knack of turning things to her advantage. When...

New plan to minimise flood hazard in Lismore

Lismore City Council has commenced the preparation of a new Flood Risk Management Plan that will identify the measures designed to minimise the community’s exposure to flood hazard.