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Losing town water access

I grew up and live in Mullumbimby, and I know locals have a strong opinion about the Byron Shire...

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Winter Whales swim raises $34k

One of Byron Shire’s biggest yearly events – The Byron Bay Winter Whales Ocean Swim – have announced the beneficiaries of their 2024 fundraising efforts. 

Celebrate Argentine Cuisine every friday at Crystalbrook Byron’s Parilla BBQ

During the month of July, Crystalbrook Byron will be running ‘Parilla BBQ Fridays’, a culinary experience inspired by Argentine...

Fingal residents celebrate Cubby Bakehouse backdown over illegal development

The illegal development of the Fingal General Store into a commercial bakery was ended on Tuesday when Cubby’s development application (DA) was modified to remove the commercial bakery.

Lavertys Gap history

The Lavertys Gap hydro power station was installed in 1919. In 1939, during the Great Depression, people had no...

Lismore: 85-house land release announced; ROR say bought-back houses should provide accommodation

Meeting the immediate, mid-term and long-term needs of residents of Lismore following the 2022 floods has proven a challenge for the NSW government. Reclaiming our Recovery have welcomed news that houses bought back by the NSW Reconstruction Authority may now be used for housing.

Renewables/Wallum

Edward Kent’s letter, Wallum (June 26), tried to diminish the importance of the Save Wallum campaign to mere ‘piffle’,...

Stories about "Manus Island detention centre":

Manus Island journalist ‘speaks’ in Byron

Kurdish-Iranian journalist and former Manus Island prisoner Behrouz Boochani will be 'in conversation' at a special event in Byron Bay tomorrow despite being denied entry to Australia.

Place & privilege

Barb J, Wilsons Creek. No doubt about it, here in the Northern Rivers we are blessed. Blessed with clean air, peace and serenity, food in...

Kyogle grannies giving money to Manus druggies

Vivienne Sigley, Ballina. Labor wants Manus refugees to be happy. And so it appears do those who are daft enough, like the Kyogle Grannies, to...

Thus Spake Mungo: Abbott’s colliers burn Finkel’s plan

Tony Abbott is winning. Chief Scientist Alan Finkel’s report on energy is not yet dead, buried and cremated, but Abbott and his gang of avid colliers have already left it struggling on life support.

Manus Island inquiry starts with G4S

An inquiry into the fatal Manus Island detention centre riots - which led to the death of Iranian asylum seeker Reza Barati - will kick off with evidence from security firm G4S.

Lavertys Gap history

The Lavertys Gap hydro power station was installed in 1919. In 1939, during the Great Depression, people had no money, and Council decided to...

Electricity lines clipped and lines come down in Lismore

Police have confirmed that a truck clipped powerlines today on Dawson Street, Lismore. 

NSW Drug Summit announced – finally

The NSW Labor government has finally delivered on their election promise to hold a NSW Drug Summit that will take place this year. 

Getting the word out on wildlife

The Young and Wild project by young women and run by Byron Youth Service (BYS) has produced wildlife stickers and murals, all to raise awareness of the plight of our native animals.