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Nimblefoot launches tonight in Byron 

Acclaimed Bangalow author Robert Drewe, who will be featuring at Byron Writers Festival, is having his latest book Nimblefoot launched by Kerry O’Brien at The Book Room at Byron at 6pm tonight. 

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Top tips for feline friends this International Cat Day

Some silly humans think that it's money that makes the world go around – we all know it's cats!

Good news for the Sepik people

The proposed Frieda mine Papua New Guinea with its huge tailings dam, would be built on the Frieda River at the headwaters of the Sepik River – an earthquake-prone area – creating the risk of repeating one of the worst environmental disasters.

Flat Earth Byron councillors

In face of the facts, an approval of the development application (DA) for a basement car park in Brunswick...

A melodious morning

Dean Doyle and Sophistication are back this week for Morning Melodies at the Ballina RSL. Dean, Narelle and Paul...

Richmond Tweed Regional Library Mobile Library is on the road

Following the destruction of the previous trailer in this year’s unprecedented floods, a replacement trailer for the Richmond Tweed Regional Mobile Library has arrived – it's been polished and loaded with brand-new books and is on the road.

More wildlife please

When a wallaby loped across the dirt road, my heart leapt. It used to be common to spot wallabies...

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Parkway Drive have a whale of a time back in Byron

Byron Bay's favourite band were back in town over the weekend, with punters and the band getting more than they bargained for – including an up-close encounter with whales for one lucky member of the band.

Parkway Drive weighs into Ewingsdale dispute

Ben Gordon, founder of the award-winning metalcore band Parkway Drive, has lent his band’s support to the Ewingsdale residents opposing the proposed seniors living development pushed on by a majority of Byron Shire councillors.

Mullum locals protest flood-prone pod site

Around 40–50 locals gathered outside the Byron Shire Council chambers this morning to highlight the risks of, and lack of due process around, the selection of the flood accommodation pod site in Mullumbimby.

Council: Goonellabah park not available for pods

Tuesday’s debate in the Lismore Council chambers was mostly about the community’s need for open, green space for sport and recreation balanced against the need for places to live.

Cabarita DA refused on character grounds

Tweed Shire Councillors refused a DA for a four-storey block of flats at 2-6 Tweed Coast Road, Cabarita Beach, despite the staff recommendation of approval.

Concerns over future of Murwillumbah Hospital

Northern NSW Local Health District have sought to reassure locals that facilities won't be downgraded or closed at Murwillumbah Hospital when the controversial new Tweed Valley Hospital in Cudgen near Kingscliff opens in 2023.