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Hospital staff want to park for free while they work

It seems that Lismore Base isn’t the only hospital whose workers would like to park their cars for free while they work.

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Praying for Vanuatu in Ballina

The World Day of Prayer is a gigantic ecumenical event staged on the first Friday of March.

Ministers misbehave

Keith Duncan, Pimlico Accusations of appalling behaviour by the Liberal Party in covering up misdeeds within its ranks just keep...

Northern Rivers policeman accused of youth assault to continue facing trial

A police officer accused of assaulting a 16-year-old in Byron Bay more than three years ago is to continue facing trial this week.

A safe space for sexual assault survivors

In a perfect world, the trauma Margot and Joana experienced would not have happened, and there would be no need for the very important support group they have created.

The lunatics have taken over the asylum…

The Zombies of the Climate ApoCOALpse have today swarmed around Queensland's Parliament House this morning to highlight impending climate chaos.

Mt Warning ban

Chris Gee, Byron Bay Indigenous readers be advised that the following letter contains references to persons deceased. I read with some...

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Make the switch and ditch the plastic

It is time to Make the Switch. Byron Shire his leading the charge and is encouraging businesses to become plastic free with Plastic Free Byron leading the campaign to reduce single-use plastics in the Shire.

Plastic-free July sees clean-up of Byron beaches

The month is barely half-way done and already there have been two major clean-ups of plastic residue on Byron’s beaches. One surprising fact that people often don't realise: cigarette butts are made of plastic!

Don’t be a sucker – can the single use plastics

Positive Change for Marine Life and Waste Warriors have joined forces to launch their ‘Don’t Be A Sucker’ campaign that focuses on the impacts of plastic straws and other single-use plastic items on the marine environment.

Raise awareness about plastic in the oceans with Arlian

Karin Ecker is showing her film The Dolphin Story, narrated by Hollywood Star Kiefer Sutherland, at the Pighouse Flicks in Byron Bay at 1.30 pm on the 29 September to raise funds for her 11 year-old son's film Plastic Alarm. Plastic Alarm raises awareness of the impact plastic has on marine life.

Taking the plastic-free ocean pledge

Local organisation Positive Change For Marine Life (PCFML) are inviting the Byron Bay community to join a global movement to go plastic-bag-free, starting today (November 16).

Court to hear injunction bid over Belongil rock wall

A bid for an injunction against Byron Shire Council’s controversial rock wall construction at Belongil Beach will be heard by the NSW Land and Environment Court in Sydney tomorrow (Wednesday).

Pop-up cemetery for marine life lost to plastic

Activist group Positive Change for Marine Life joined with Ban The Bag NSW to stage a protest action at Byron Bay’s Main Beach on Sunday.

International Women’s Day kerfuffle at Ballina

One councillor walked out of Ballina Council's recent meeting during an emotional discussion about speakers at an upcoming IWD event.

Croquet club gets new turf as it prepares to host NSW championship

The Byron Bay Croquet Club is ready for another big year that includes new turf, hosting a state championship and building on last year’s membership growth.

Ahoy m’hearties young and old in Bangalow

‘Ahoy m’hearties’ was the catchcry at Bangalow Parklands on Saturday afternoon during the Connecting Generations Pirate Party.

Blue-green algae amber alert still active at Uki

Last Thursday Tweed Shire Council issued an amber alert for blue-green algae in the Tweed River at Uki, with Clarrie Hall Dam remaining on a green alert. This morning they say the alerts are still active.