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New COVID-19 cases in Byron, Kyogle and Casino

Two new cases of COVID-19 have been identified on the North Coast of NSW casting doubt over Byron Shire coming out of lockdown at midnight.

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Ballina mayor hopeful loses bid for independent water science team a second time

Cr Cadwallader's second version of the motion came with an extra suggestion referring directly to the dumped option of a new hinterland dam in Dunoon.

New COVID-19 cases in Byron, Kyogle and Casino

Two new cases of COVID-19 have been identified on the North Coast of NSW casting doubt over Byron Shire coming out of lockdown at midnight.

Community gardeners get busy in Suffolk

Suffolk Park Community Gardens was breifly out of lockdown last week, and the gardeners couldn’t wait to get back in the garden.

Pre-Accelerator program on offer

Those seeking to start a business, or with an early-stage business are encouraged to apply for one of four subsidised program places through the Sourdough Business Pathways Pre-Accelerator Program.

A matter of choice

I have chosen to receive a vaccination. Others have chosen not to. Unless we are living in some totalitarian state, that...

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 29 September, 2021

Byron Writers Festival co-presents a special online event with acclaimed author Jonathan Franzen. 

Stories about "Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome":

Fears donga plans could force airport closure

A plan being considered by Richmond Valley Council (RVC) to allow housing for road-workers to be built at Evans Head could be the death knell of the town’s memorial aerodrome, its president fears.

‘Hundreds of planes’ for Evans Head Fly-In

This year’s Great Eastern Fly-In is easily largest aviation event held in the region with up to 200 aircraft ready to descend on Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome.

Richmond Valley GM wrong on rates

Dr Richard Gates, president, Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome Committee. I understand that the general manager of Richmond Valley Council spoke on ABC radio this week about the proposed rate rise for the local government area and was heard to say that rates were a 'tax' on property based on value and were not related to services provided.

Big noise around Evans Head

Margaret Howes, Empire Vale. So there's a problem with aircraft noise at Tyagarah, but what does the future hold for Evans Head and its aerodrome?

Warbirds descend on Evans Head

The historic Evans Heads aerodrome came alive with the roar of aircraft engines and chatter of aviation buffs on the weekend, just as it has been doing for its annual Great Eastern Fly-In since 1992. Video Sharon Shostak

Aerodrome funding found

The mystery of what became of funding promised for the refurbishment of the Bellman Hangar at Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome appears to have been solved .

Flying under the radar at Evans Head

Margaret Howes, Empire Vale. During the latest federal election, Kevin Hogan made a wild promise to give $185,000 of Federal money to the new aviation museum at Evans Head if he was elected.

The circular economy in action

Life Cykel is a versatile, forward thinking and high ethos company that focuses on harnessing the circular economy and the great potential that mushrooms possess to create quality products for human, and planetary, health.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 29 September, 2021

Byron Writers Festival co-presents a special online event with acclaimed author Jonathan Franzen. 

Organic local Koala Tea

Koala Tea has won several awards over the years and has been inducted into the ACO Organic Hall of Fame.

Organic Forrest

Pioneers of the organic food movement, David Forrest and Sue Mangan have been farming in Federal since 1978.