‘Crazed’ Dog Attacks Tourist on Byron Shire Beach

Maya Kidan was bedridden after she was attacked by a ‘crazed’ dog at a popular Byron Shire beach. Photo: Facebook

POLICE ARE searching for the owners of a ‘crazed’ German shepherd that attacked a US tourist jogging at a popular Byron Shire beach.

Maya Kidan said the dog, which is believed to belong to a couple in their 60s, latched onto her right buttock shortly after 2.30 pm Friday at New Brighton Beach, just north of Brunswick Heads.

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FROM FACEBOOK: Call for Help to Find Missing Brunswick Heads Girl

Selena Collinson, missing from her Brunswick Heads home since Saturday night. Photo: Facebook

BRUNSWICK HEADS’ Tay Lucas has called for help across Facebook to find her best friend Selena Collinson who has been missing since Saturday, Sept 30.

Selena didn’t return home Saturday night, but her car has been found parked and locked in New Brighton behind the New Brighton Shop.

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Byron Bay Markets: Get With It. Change is Inevitable.

This Byron News photo shows youngest Australian Chamber of Commerce president (at the time) John Wright and his sister Julie, working the donuts stall at the Byron Bay Markets in Apex Park, Byron Bay, in the early 1970s.

YESTERDAY’S VOICE of Byron article highlighted the resistance to change by those against relocating the Byron Bay Community Markets.

But they ignore the fact that the markets are currently in the Butler Street Reserve as the result of change.

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Time to Get Real: Byron Markets Must Relocate

Byron Bay Markets. Photo: Visit NSW.

THE BYRON BAY markets have outgrown their current location and now is the time to plan a seamless relocation.

And the only viable option is what we have dubbed the Michie Plan.

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$254,000 to Protect Koalas Throughout Byron Shire

Photo: WWF Australia

PROTECTION OF koalas and improving their habitat will be a primary focus of Byron Shire Council over the next three years thanks to $140,000 in grants from the NSW Government through its Environmental Trust and the Saving our Species program.

Clare Manning, Byron Shire’s Biodiversity Officer, said the grants will be supported with a $114,000 contribution from Council and will fund the Byron Habitats Corridors project. 

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Beach Scraping to Improve New Brighton Sand Dunes

Random beach scraping shot to go with the article.

BYRON SHIRE Council will be undertaking another beach scraping program at New Brighton beach between October and December this year to help protect the dune system against short to medium-term erosion and inundation.

A combination of bulldozers and excavators will be brought in to do the work along approximately 1.3km of beach north and south of Strand Avenue.

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