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Management of Byron’s fragile coastline impeded by NSW government: report

Insufficient funding and guidance from the State government is inhibiting Byron Council’s attempt to effectively manage its famous but fragile coastline, a Council report has revealed.

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Festival/Byron Council relations strained, motion passes

The operations manager of the Byron Music Festival says her attempts to run the event this year were cruelled by Byron Council staff, who allegedly provided organisers with false information and spoke to them like they were ‘idiots’.

Flood-prone land in Murwillumbah swapped for flood-free land 

It has been five years in the making but the innovative land swap of flood-prone land for flood-free land in Murwillumbah is underway with a second round of ‘expressions of interest’ about to open. 

Bangalow clinches thriller in rugby derby against Byron Bay

Bangalow beat Byron Bay on the final bell 21–20 in front of a home crowd last Saturday after a...

Council advertising

Thanks Council, for the advertisement on page 5 letting us know that you co-hosted a conference. It is good...

Supply chain pain? Try localisation!

A community screening of Local Futures’ new film, 'Planet Local: A Quiet Revolution', will be held today, Friday, July 1, at The Farm in Byron Bay from 6pm. Damon Gameau and Pacha Light will be joining Helena Norberg-Hodge for a discussion afterwards.

Celebrating 40 years of Fig Tree Restaurant

It all started with a simple dream, to convert its original farmhouse in Ewingsdale into a restaurant in which...

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Raising funds for refugee friendship visits in Uki

The Uki refugee project continues to support refugees in Australia with regular refugee friendship visits for refugees to Uki and now is your chance to help raise funds to support the project.

Moving tale to headline at refugee fundraiser

The moving film Cast from the Storm will be part of a powerful double-bill raising funds for Uki Refugee Project at the Murwillumbah Regent Cinema this Friday.

Road workers strike first time in decades

Road workers, construction crews and other Transport for NSW workers will walk off the job for the first time in decades on Thursday, as frustrations over the NSW Government's effective pay cut boil over.

Extreme fire weather days in Australia have doubled

Extreme fire weather days in Australia have doubled, yet according to new research from an international team of scientists, including the CSIRO, extreme fire weather days have increased in Australia by 56 per cent over the last four decades.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 6 July, 2022

Now showing at HOTA (Home of the Arts), Come From Away tells the remarkable true story of thousands of stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland, Canada, that welcomed them all.

Developer fees and charges cut

Council fees for construction and development in Byron were the equivalent of paying $160 for a coffee, making it ‘entirely unviable’ to invest here, industry representatives told the Council last week.