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Follow the school buses

In Byron Shire and beyond, we have a regular, convenient and reliable public transport system moving thousands of commuters...

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New research collaboration aiming to flood-proof our future

The Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporation (NRRC) and Southern Cross University, are collaborating on a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to inform and shape the future of Northern Rivers communities following the February and March 2022 floods.

Fostering local writing talent

Since 2001, the Byron Writers Festival Residential Mentorship has been inspiring writers on the path to publication. This year saw four writers spend a week in Possum Creek being mentored by Walkley Award-winning journalist and author, Sarah Armstrong.

Locals protest pollution to air and farming of Casino incinerator

Toxic air pollution is what Northern Rivers residents will get if the incinerator that has been touted for the Richmond Valley Jobs Precinct in Casino goes ahead say locals who protested the incinerator on Saturday. 

Byron Shires wildlife corridor 

Byron Greens congratulate Byron Shire Council on its commitment to wildlife corridors and to developing wildlife corridor mapping. We...

Firefighter injured battling large blaze in vehicle scrap yard

Fire fighters battled explosions and large blaze in a vehicle scrap yard at Trenayr, north of Grafton on Monday.

Vibrant and colourful seascapes

David Lane is best known for his vibrant and colourful seascapes, however his ability to capture colour and light...

Stories about "taser":

Teen charged with brandishing taser at couple

A teenager has been charged after threatening a couple with a taser gun near Nimbin yesterday. Police say it is the third such incident they have come across in recent weeks.

Man attacks police with broom in potato field

Two police have been hospitalised after being attacked by a man they approached in Cudgen on Monday morning, who they subsequently arrested after using a taser on him.

Cops taser Rebels ‘leader’ in Ballina pub

Police tasered and arrested a man they claim is the Ballina president of the Rebels motorbike club at the Henry Rous Hotel in the early hours of Saturday morning.

NSW Forestry challenged over failed forestry practices in precedent-setting case

What makes bushfires worse, causes native species collapse and creates forest dieback?

Urine sample test: new way to detect and screen for early stages of Alzheimer’s disease

When it comes to Alzheimer’s disease, an early diagnosis – one made well before signs of irreversible dementia are apparent – is key to providing effective intervention and treatment.

Gulihl Art exhibition – bringing First Nations artists and their connection to Country to you

Byron’s ‘pop-up’ Firefly Art Gallery is presenting the work of local First Nations artists in the upcoming Gulihl Art exhibition in Marvell Hall.

A gentle day for refugee and asylum seeker families

Promoting community awareness, assistance and support, for asylum seekers and refugees, the Pottsville Refugee Support Group recently hosted refugee and asylum seeker families from Logan at a fun day at the beach.