THE BYRON Bay Community Association has welcomed a state government announcement that there will not be a bus transit centre built on the Butler Street Reserve.
BBCA general manager Paul Spooner has called on the Byron Shire Council to confirm its ongoing commitment to maintaining Butler Street as the site of the iconic markets.
MORE THAN 50 people attended sessions this week to hear about the upcoming Community Solutions Panel and how community members and organisations could provide a submission to the panellists.
Byron Shire Mayor Simon Richardson said he was delighted that so many people came and had their say.
VOICE of BYRON regular, Tracey Dooley, found some terrific slides taken in the aftermath of the cyclone in 1978. Voice of Byron converted them to images and we thought they’d make a great slideshow for KWIMABB.
Tracey says, “Some very old photos from 78, taken the morning after the huge storm.
The NSW Physical Disability Rugby League Association is working with Ballina Seagulls RLFC to start a comp in the Ballina/Byron area.
The NSWPDRLA is a sporting body originally formed in October 2010 to offer people with a Physical Disability the opportunity to play in a modified form of Rugby League.
BYRON BAY husband and wife real estate team have sold Strop and Delvene’s Beach Suites for an undisclosed sum.
Scott Didier, CEO of the Johns Lyng Group, snapped up the iconic Byron Bay beachfront property along with another Watego’s Beach property.
EMERGENCY services are searching for a woman who vanished at a Byron Bay beach after wading into the water at midnight Feb 7, searching for a lost bag.
Police said they were called to Belongil Beach after passers-by saw the woman disappear into the water.
A CURRENT AFFAIR is the latest national media outlet featuring, and some say overdramatising, Byron Bay’s drug problem.
In a story about four police officers belting the living Christ out of a naked 16-year-old male, the 9News program’s host Tracy Grimshaw led into the program with predictable “playground of the rich and famous” and “in the middle of a drug crisis” comments.
LONG TIME Byron Bay local Ken Kerrigan was farewelled in style at the Byron Bay Bowling Club after his funeral on Tuesday February 6.
After the funeral at the Byron Bay Anglican Church, a celebration of Ken’s life was held at the Byron Bay Bowling Club.
SQUIDDLEYS KIDS Room at the Byron Bay Services Club is fully supervised, FREE and open for children aged 3 to 14 years, 7 days a week between 5.30 to 8.30 pm, also Sundays 12 noon to 3 pm.
“We pride ourselves in offering attentive, caring, qualified staff, in a fun-filled safe environment for your children to enjoy, says club entertainment director Margot.
WORK ON a new median traffic island that will increase safety for motorists using the Sunrise Boulevard/Ewingsdale Road roundabout, will get underway on Wednesday 7 February.
The works are expected to take around four days to complete and road crews will be diverting traffic during construction on Thursday 8th, Friday 9th and Monday 12th February. Council’s contractor crews will be working from 7am to 5pm on these days.