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Highway crash heading north from Byron

A crash on the Pacific Motorway heading north from the Byron Shire on Monday morning reduced traffic to a single lane around 11am.

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School holidays special event at the Botanic Gardens

This April school holidays, a magical outdoor theatre show for kids is happening in Lismore Rainforest Botanic Gardens. Understory is a magical, interactive theatre adventure for kids.

365 days per year

Spare a thought for a group of residents whose homes were added to those properties that can operate as...

Prime Minister visits Beacon in Bangalow

The Anthony Albanese show came to Bangalow yesterday as the prime minister officially opened a social enterprise laundry.

After school care phased out 

Byron Council will cease providing out of school hours care (OSHC) in the shire after deciding that the cost and regulatory burden is too great to bear.

Peace

Elimination by people-power voting is necessary to remove dictators from Russia, Israel, China, Iran, wannabe (again!) North Korea, to...

Teens charged following break and enter and 50km pursuit

Two teens will appear in court today charged following an alleged break and enter and pursuit through the Northern Rivers.

Stories about "sustainable development":

DA for 39 town houses 17 swimming pools in Kingscliff sent to workshop

A development application for 39 town houses and 17 swimming pools in Kingscliff highlighted the competing pressure between the need for housing and maintaining the character and built form of areas that local communities desire.

Get the build right first – for you and the planet

How we build our homes to stay warm in winter and cool in summer can dramatically change how much we contribute to toasting the planet. 

Could Mullumbimby’s Lot 22 affordable housing proposal be put on hold?

Plans for an affordable housing development minutes from the centre of Mullumbimby could be put on hold at next week's council meeting.

Sustainable inspiration: book now for sustainable house day tours

It can be where sustainable meets art and that is certainly the case for Nina Bishop who designed and built her sustainable mud brick home LightFeat near Mullumbimby. Nina is opening her house this year, for the second and last time, as part of the Sustainable House Day.

Council as culpable as state over West Byron development

Jo Faith, Newtown. It was interesting to hear from a community member at the recent Byron Community Meeting addressing the proposed West Byron development that...

Tweed council seeks Green Star rated development

Tweed Mayor Katie Milne is pushing for a Green Star rated sustainable development to be established in the shire.

Sustainable development options needed

Robin Harrison, Binna Burra Oh dear, a nutjob in charge of the White House. How unusual, although there wasn’t much choice. The major difference between a...

Mass tree-planting planned for Bruns River in Mullum

More than five thousand native plants are to be planted along Brunswick River banks in Mullumbimby.

Who is our next GG?

Sam Mostyn has been announced by Prime Minister Anthony Albanese as Australia's next governor-general. So what sort of woman is she, and why has her appointment sent the right wing media into a tizz?

Byron swimmer airlifted to hospital

A man swimming in Byron Bay on the weekend was airlifted to the Gold Coast University Hospital, rescuers said. 

Woodburn: ute hits, kills pedestrian

A 30-year-old woman walking in Woodburn died on Sunday morning when a teenager driving a ute crashed into her, police said.