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It’s a new era, but local journalism is here to stay

It’s a new era, but local journalism is here to stay

MUCH has changed across the shire since the first edition of Byron Shire News was...

‘Kick in guts’: Nurse gives evidence to industrial umpire

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A Tweed nurse has given evidence to the state industrial umpire

How many illegal homes are there in the Byron Shire?

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IT’S hoped the policy will help to address the “enormous amount of unregulated...

Former mayor hit by spate of property repossessions

Premium Content Former mayor hit by spate of property repossessions

A DISPUTE over cattle ownership has complicated matters in one case.

$1.4 million restaurant to be built beside iconic lookout

Premium Content $1.4 million restaurant to be built beside iconic lookout

AMENDED application approved by Byron council after the proposal was deferred in...

$25 million West Byron proposal subject to court appeal

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UP to six residents to attend council meeting with developer.

How residents are feeling about the council’s services

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THE results across various areas were noticeably different to the previous...

‘Monoculture’ turned to diverse habitat in hinterland

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“Some of our more threatened ecosystems (are) really on the edge.”

Some hope for guava hit by ‘ferocious’ disease

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IT’S suffered an “unprecedentedly” swift decline since being hit by a...

Margo’s surf skills impressed peers

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“IN the ocean, Margo was a different animal, consistently destroying waves and...

‘Framework’ needed for a collaborative return of weddings

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“I understand the inherent risk at weddings and Byron Bay is the number one...

Calls for clarity to help small businesses prepare

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WITH plans to let crowds back into stadiums, business owners ask for a timeline to...

Palace Cinemas prepare to reopen with extra safety measures

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“Movie lovers have been vocal about their enthusiasm to come back to the cinema...

Why small businesses shouldn’t self-assess on government help

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SMALL businesses have until the end of the month to apply for up to $10,000 in...

Splendour cancellation’s ‘massive’ impact on region

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THERE will be a flow on effect far beyond the entertainment industry.

‘CRUEL, PETTY’: Redress scheme shaves thousands off payments

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A NORTHERN Rivers abuse survivor says he was “devastated” by the offer he received.

‘MUCH GRIEF’: Arts community mourns loss of author

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THE “cheeky” and “tirelessly adventurous” author, based on the Far North Coast, has...

Gather your friends, distillery tours are back on

Premium Content Gather your friends, distillery tours are back on

THE hinterland distillery will begin by opening on weekends only.

Echidna finds himself in prickly situation

Premium Content Echidna finds himself in prickly situation

An echidna had a ‘terrorising’ car ride stuck in the engine bay

Mayor ‘wary’ but hopeful as region emerges from shutdown

Premium Content Mayor ‘wary’ but hopeful as region emerges from shutdown

He said behaviour at the weekend’s protests was “exemplary”

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