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How much do you know about koalas?

How well do you know your koala facts? Test your knowledge at the June 2 Koala Hard Quiz in Mullumbimby.

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How full is that glass?

Cr Alan Hunter, Byron Shire Council Council Staff recommend opposing the proposed changes in the Exempt Development provisions to be considered...

‘Seven and a bit’ stone

Stone & Wood are thrilled to announce the return of Festival of the Stone to their Byron-based Brewery, Saturday...

Doing it right

How do you know you’re doing hummus right? When the international visitors tell you it’s some of the best...

Respect for Country

Léandra Martiniello, Whian Whian It is the night of the full moon, I have just watched it rise. On the...

Any questions?

‘This is a great chance for foodies to ask me anything they want’, says local chef Darren Robertson, who...

Ageism alive and well

Margaret Boshier, St Ives I have been spending time in the ocean since before I could walk; I grew up...

Stories about "pets":

Keeping cats and dogs safe on New Year’s Eve

It’s that time of year again, when fireworks light up our skies and PETA renews its calls to councils all over the country to switch to silent shows. 

How important are our fur and feather babies?

Pets are loving the pandemic. Have their pet humans home all the time is a lifestyle they are enjoying in a symbiotic plus for all earthlings concerned – but, not all pets or humans have it so good.

Dogs and their pet humans invited to brekky

Pooches and their pals are invited to Byron Shire’s inaugural free Dog’s Breakfast this Sunday October 7.

First ever Blues festival for raffle winner

Cindy Alice was thrilled to win two five day passes to the Blues Festival in the Pets For Life raffle at Hotel Brunswick.

Local man killed dog to ‘protect children’ court told

A local homeless man who killed his dog at Brunswick Heads believed he had no choice because the animal had bitten two children, Byron...

Pet owners urged to attend wildlife workshop

However much we love our own pets, the reality is that unchecked dogs and cats can do considerable damage to native wildlife in a short space of time. Here's a chance to learn to become a better pet owner.

Tweed residents facing rate rise in 2021/2022 financial year

Tweed residents are invited to provide feedback on their council's budget, revenue policy and fees and charges, as Tweed Council prepares to finalise its delivery program and operational plan for the next financial year.

Exotic and hybrid

Dailan Pugh, Byron Bay I was shocked to see the abundant exotic and hybrid plantings at Byron’s new bus interchange. As Byron Council used to have...

Locals call for automatic revocation of speeding fines on Hinterland Way in first half of April

When local man Nathan Hicks saw posts on Facebook about locals who had received fines they believed were incorrect he decided to look into challenging his own fine. 

Ageism alive and well

Margaret Boshier, St Ives I have been spending time in the ocean since before I could walk; I grew up at the beach; I have...