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Byron Wildlife Hospital’s DA up for public comment

A development application for the mobile Byron Bay Wildlife Hospital is now before the public.

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Ministers misbehave

Keith Duncan, Pimlico Accusations of appalling behaviour by the Liberal Party in covering up misdeeds within its ranks just keep...

Blue-green algae amber alert still active at Uki

Last Thursday Tweed Shire Council issued an amber alert for blue-green algae in the Tweed River at Uki, with Clarrie Hall Dam remaining on a green alert. This morning they say the alerts are still active.

Magic mushrooms

David Gilet, Byron Bay As noted in David Heilpern’s article (24 February), with drugs, whether medicinal or recreational, dosage is a...

Shores United win local derby in season opener

Shores United FC began their season in the Anzac Cup B football competition with a 3-1 win over local rivals the Mullumbimby Brunswick Valley FC last Sunday.

M1 closed both directions at Yelgun

Traffic is currently at a standstill between Ocean Shores and Crabbes Creek on the M1 Pacific Highway following a truck crash at around 7am this morning.

‘Groundhog Day’ shifts Splendour to November

Splendour in the Grass 2021 organisers say that Groundhog Day jokes aside, the festival will be rescheduled for a late spring edition, from Friday 19 to Sunday 21 November.

Stories about "cycling":

Driver education needed before more cyclists die

Robert Goodwill is a keen cyclist who lives in Skennars Head. He's been shocked by the lack of awareness of minimum passing laws in the Northern Rivers since he moved here from Cairns eighteen months ago.

A short history of our rail corridor debate

The debate over our disused rail corridor has long gone stale. It is acrimonious, ideological, and exhibits a strong tendency to avoid key points.

Byron/Suffolk Park cycleway works to be voted on

Byron Council will this week (Thursday, 24 September) vote on much-needed works to ensure that local school students using the Byron to Suffolk Park cycleway can complete the journey to class safely.

Wilkinson wins round four of Summer series cycling

A strong field contested the fourth round of the Byron Bay Cycling Club’s Summer Race series at the Woodford Lane circuit last Sunday.

Locals take second at Kingscliff triathlon

Members of the True Wheel Cycles team Alex Evans, Will Bradley and Brian Woods came second in the mixed Olympic relay team event at last Sunday’s Kingscliff Triathlon. The event had its biggest turnout of its ten year history with over 1,750 competitors.

Shirewide cycleway plan comes under fire

A draft bike plan with a focus on in-town infrastructure that comes with vague funding sources has some riders disappointed and critical of its process and proposals.

Clubs come together to deliver new cycling race series

Chris Boogert has taken out the first race of a new series organised and co-hosted by the Ballina Bicycle Club (BBC) and the Byron...

Breakaway riders dominate Byron Bay criterium cycling

Ritchie Duncan The second criterium summer racing by the Byron Bay Cycling Club was held in great riding conditions and saw quick times last Sunday...

Darcy riding high at Jack’s Ridge

From Lismore Heights to Jack’s Ridge, 13-year-old Darcy Harris is showing form reminiscent of a young Cadel Evans.

Seeing the need to prevent blindness

Cycling 3000 kms to raise money for thee Fred Hollows foundation Hugo Crabb says part of his inspiration come from the time he has spent living in Byron Bay and all of the amazing supportive people he has met.

Tweed Council staff’s delegated powers debated

The question of what staff and councillors get to decide in relation to development applications was raised by Tweed Councillor Ron Cooper at the last Tweed Shire Council meeting.

Supporting independent news or making fat cats fatter?

The recent skirmish between Facebook and the government is hard to miss, even if you rely on Facebook for your news. But what does it all mean?

Koala groups lobby Tweed MP Geoff Provest for action

Local koala groups have been taking action to protect NSW koalas by meeting with Tweed State Member of Parliament, Geoff Provest seeking his support for action on koala protections and asking him not to support the koala killing legislation his government are putting forward.

Leadership lost

Paul Leitch, Ewingsdale Thanks to Hans Lovejoy for commenting on the proposed Ewingsdale Development (24 February). It is worthwhile noting that with the absence of clear...