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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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Soli becalmed in NSW Pro surf series

Local surfer Soli Bailey has finished in second place at the Mad Mex Maroubra Pro World Surf League Qualifying Series event held at Sydney’s Maroubra beach last weekend.

Editorial – Ewingsdale development creep rejected by residents

A petition of 294 signatures against rezoning Ewingsdale farmland to commercial use will be presented to councillors for their upcoming Thursday meeting.

Rapey Liberal culture is their undoing

Former Liberal staffer Brittany Higgins’ steel-eyed testimony around rape allegations saw spiders crawl from under rocks and spread in all directions last week. 

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 3 March, 2021

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 3 March, 2021

Missing teen – Tweed Heads

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a boy reported missing from Tweed Heads.

Senior players triumph at Cherry Street Croquet Club

The experience combination of Joan Campbell (92 years young) and Elaine Astley (89) were able to beat the field and collect a win in the Cherry Streety Twilight Golf Croquet Plate Competition held at Ballina.

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Push to list Menindee Lakes under Ramsar

The Nature Conservation Council has launched a campaign to have the Menindee Lakes system listed as a Wetland of International Importance under the Ramsar Convention.  

COVID-19 update NNSWLHD December 21

Residents and visitors to Northern NSW are being urged to take strict COVID-safe precautions and keep up to date with the changing public health directions in response to the current outbreak.

Get some Doot scooting

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cFRzDK2OakE From the North Coast of New South Wales comes Alt-Country sensation Doot. With their roots in the wide open plains of Australia, paired with...

Be Pool Safe

Tragically 67 children from birth to age four have drowned in backyard pools across New South Wales and the impact on people is clearly...

Local AFL lads fare well at NSWPSSA Championships

 Story & photos Eve Jeffery The Byron Shire was well represented recently when five local sportsmen travelled south to compete in the NSWPSSA AFL Championship. The...

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...