VEGETATION WORK to be undertaken at Tyagarah airstrip in late November will see more than 500 trees planted near the airfield and 72 trees and shrubs pruned as part of routine maintenance works to make sure the aerodrome is safe for the people who use it.
The works will be done in accordance with an approved Review of Environmental Factors with input from an independent ecologist.
Very sad news just to hand that long-time Byron Bay local Betty Johnson passed away on October 29.
Betty was wife of Garth, (dec) and mother to sons Lindsay and Phillip 'Flip'.
She'll be sadly missed by many Bay locals, and our heartfelt thoughts and prayers go to Lindsay and Flip.
This page is where we pay tribute to Byron Bay local residents, characters and legends. The Bay is forever richer for the actions, deeds and stories of our wonderful and colourful residents.
THE BYRON BAY Swimming pool, partly financed by a kind of community spirit no longer evident in the Bay, is still a jewel in the town’s crown.
Billy says, “At the Sunday Sustainable Bakery this morning an off-leash Grey Irish Wolfhound (I’m pretty sure this is the breed or similar) attacked our Jack Russell, suddenly and unprovoked.
Binna Burra-based drug and alcohol rehab centre The Buttery is a major beneficiary of a $3m boost to North Coast Primary Health Network services announced on Wednesday.
The Buttery’s roving community rehabilitation program, visiting Lismore, Byron Bay and Tweed Heads, will have its six-week program funded.
A ROW OF beachfront blocks in Byron Bay left empty for almost a decade could sell for more than $40 million.
It’s the last section of private beachfront land to be developed in Byron, where much of the coastline is National Park and Nature Reserve or Coastal Land zones.
ONE OF THE first things that grab the attention of visitors to the Byron Bay Services Club is the impressive dining experiences available to members and their guests.
BYRON BAY Community Centre recently published a terrific and insightful book titled No Fixed Abode – Stories from the streets around Byron Bay.
Profits from the sale of this book go towards the Byron Bay Community Benefit Fund, a local fund established to assist people in need in the Byron Bay community. Buy No Fixed Abode here.