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Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Climate Change, Coal and the Flushing Toilet

Sometimes I wonder why people seem to have stopped caring about climate change. Is it because it’s too big? Is it because we have a Prime Minister who is in a dirty love triangle with coal and gas? Or is it the convenience of the flushing toilet?

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Cyclists please

Denise Nagorcka, Byron Bay I am a driver, cyclist, pedestrian: so cyclists for your safety, could you please: 1. Make yourselves visible...

Local rice at Farmers Markets

News travels fast – after two years of drought, the local rice is back! Get it while it’s hot...

Local hospitals performing above State average, quarterly report says

Hospitals in Northern NSW performed better than the state average despite recording a high number of emergency department (ED) attendances, according to the latest Bureau of Information (BHI) Healthcare Quarterly report.

Will Multiple Occupancies rise again in Byron?

Could Multiple Occupancy housing developments be reintroduced in the Byron Shire as a way of addressing the growing housing crisis?

Morrison’s craven cave to the QAnon cult – can he squirm out of this one too?

Monday night’s Four Corners program on ABC explained that two Australian lackeys of the American cult called QAnon – Tim Stewart and his son Jesse – are pushing the cult’s terrible excuse for a belief system.

Dunoon Dam from a Rocky Creek perspective

R Musgrave, Rocky Creek Here’s a simple question about the proposed new Dunoon Dam and some local observations from a long-time...

Stories about "Tweed Valley floodplain":

What would extreme flood in Murwillumbah be like?

When living on a floodplain local councils try to provide a range of protections to residents and businesses but the latest simulation of an extreme flood event in Murwillumbah is a salient reminder of the power of nature.

Tweed floodplain plan ‘increases risk’

Cr Katie Milne, Carool. It is extremely concerning to me that the cumulative development scenario proposed in the Tweed Valley Flooplain Risk Management Plan (TVFRMP), adopted at last Thursday's Tweed Shire Council meeting, will exacerbate the already significant existing risks and impacts to the community, infrastructure, and riverbank erosion.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the Week Begining 23 June, 2021

A dazzling array of talent to be seen live, in and around the Byron Shire

The Sourdough Chick rises to the occasion!

When you talk to Susann Wiedermann, her passion for sourdough is clearly evident. She describes the world of sourdough as like ‘falling down a...

Frida’s Field winter menu

  If you’re thinking of a long lunch on Friday, Saturday or Sunday, out in the country with a beautiful outlook across the fields, then...

Lambruk: Local gourmet providore

S Haslam Lambruk Pantry is a local gourmet providore based in the heart of the Byron Shire. They create a range of condiments and hampers...