Locals and visitors alike were kept awake by an illegal full moon doof on Byron's Main Beach as the DJ pumped out the music until around 2.30am this morning.
Byron Council says the water from shower at Main Beach do not flow into the ocean.
Launching Plastic Free July this Saturday 1 July at Main Beach in Byron Bay there will be a beach cleanup from 9am to 11am.
New toilets are expected to be delivered at Apex Park on Byron’s beachfront by the end of the week, according to Byron Shire Council, while the surf club toilets are renovated. But not everyone is happy with the timing of the refurbishment and the impact of the portaloos.
Byron Shire mayor Simon Richardson has hit out at claims the council’s decision to extend lifeguard services at Byron Bay’s Main Beach were a reaction to a shark attack in the bay last month.
V Turner: Green & Clean Dunecare. Byron Bay’s dunes are a fragile and vulnerable narrow wildlife corridor that has slowly returned to health from past abuse with the commitment and work of volunteers. It continues to be under pressure from the large numbers of people who use them.
Miles Shorten, Suffolk Park. The recent corporate party with marquees on Main Beach Byron Bay was applauded by Paul Waters as ‘well organised’. Contrary to assurances given, concerned readers should know that this event required no environmental impact statement and that 150 plus party-goers were not serviced by portaloos but rather signs directing them towards toilets 300 m from the site.
‘One in three women will be raped or beaten in her lifetime,’ read one of the many signs held up by supporters of this morning’s V-Day rally on Byron Bay’s Main Beach.
A man remains on life support after being pulled from the surf at Byron on Friday. But he would have died at the scene if it weren’t for the quick actions of local lifeguards.
Kicking off the Byron Bay Surf Festival tonight is the Australian premiere of Bella Vita, featuring surfer, artist, and environmentalist Chris Del Moro on a pilgrimage back to his ancestral homeland, Italy.
Byron Coastal Real Estate launched the inaugural Aquathon in 2012 and received an enthusiastic response from Byron’s kids. The event, which is held before the Byron Bay Triathlon, has a focus on fun and is to give kids a taste... Read More →