OPINION: Pill testing overdue

OPINION: Pill testing overdue

Calls for community pill testing.

The big Byron Shire News art quiz

The big Byron Shire News art quiz

That's right. Capital A, capital R, capital T.

Fireworks and flying chips

Fireworks and flying chips

Brunswick skies set to light up.


Ancient recipes refresh

Ancient recipes refresh

STAYING cool on a summers day is deliciously simple if you follow this advice.

New year brings fun waves

New year brings fun waves

WAVES have been rolling into The Shire the past week and with more north winds coming.

Learning to care for our natural pest controllers

Learning to care for our natural pest controllers

LOCAL chook owner catches more than he bargains for when he sets his rat traps.

Gymnast's big year

Gymnast's big year

THREE titles in 2018 made it a year to remenber for one local gymnast

Surfing the wave of support

Surfing the wave of support

AFTER a monumental 2018 Byron Boardriders' Soli Bailey comes home and feels the love


EDITORIAL: Feeling partially shut down yet?

EDITORIAL: Feeling partially shut down yet?

ACCORDING to the Chinese Zodiac, 2019 is the year of the jellyfish or was it the cane toad?

Labor candidate pushes pill testing in wake of death

Labor candidate pushes pill testing in wake of death

FESTIVAL deaths sparks call from candidate for pill testing to be on the table at drug summit

PHOTO GALLERY: Celebrating year's end Byron Shire

PHOTO GALLERY: Celebrating year's end Byron Shire

PHOTOGRAPHER Lyn McCarthy was out and about in the shire on Christmas and New Year's Eve.

Supporting community

Supporting community

COUNCIL cash splash sees local community groups prosper.

‘Giant dildo’ gobsmacks irate Aussies

‘Giant dildo’ gobsmacks irate Aussies

A massive penis-like sculpture is being taken apart by irate and sarcastic Aussies alike, but there’s more to it than meets the eye.

Witnesses sought after couple hit by car at Ballina

Witnesses sought after couple hit by car at Ballina

One woman was seriously injured in the incident

Expect delays after Pacific Motorway crash

Expect delays after Pacific Motorway crash

Emergency services are at the scene of a crash

Car crashes into fast food restaurant

Car crashes into fast food restaurant

Man crashes car at Hungry Jacks

$100,000 lotto win for 'over the moon' Ballina woman

$100,000 lotto win for 'over the moon' Ballina woman

When she was told of her win, she asked: "Are you fair dinkum"

Beach evacuated after 2m bull shark sighting

Beach evacuated after 2m bull shark sighting

Lifeguards have ordered swimmers and surfers out of the water

Pacific Highway crash: Traffic affected in both directions

Pacific Highway crash: Traffic affected in both directions

Emergency services have been called to the scene

Sport

Success at Kingscliff Tri

Success at Kingscliff Tri

Local triathletes making moves at Kingscliff

Rams back-to-back titles

Rams back-to-back titles

Youth league win for Byron

Boardriders' big year

Boardriders' big year

Boardriders come home strong

National Sport

    Melbourne rap artist charged with murdering Aiia Maasarwe

    Melbourne rap artist charged with murdering Aiia Maasarwe

    Details on man accused of teen's murder

    A child a day rescued from locked cars this summer

    A child a day rescued from locked cars this summer

    Children lose their lives in hot cars due to inattention from parents

    Officer’s kind act in unbearable heat

    Officer’s kind act in unbearable heat

    “As you can see, she has her seat belt on too. Safety first!”

    Man mortified as his phone plays porn at gf's family wedding

    Man mortified as his phone plays porn at gf's family wedding

    He was hoping to score some brownie points that day...

    What we missed in Gillette controversy

    What we missed in Gillette controversy

    There’s more to the story that’s gone unnoticed

    Man killed in morning crash

    Man killed in morning crash

    Male killed in road incident

    Business News

      Scary illness led to million-dollar idea

      Scary illness led to million-dollar idea

      Sydney woman’s brain trauma leads to seven-figure business

      The lotto curse could be enough to put you off entering

      The lotto curse could be enough to put you off entering

      Is there something sinister behind winning big?

      Profits wobble: Is Kmart’s golden run over?

      Profits wobble: Is Kmart’s golden run over?

      Kmart, Target, Myer: Performance of big name department stores in the spotlight

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        Ten rising stars to watch in 2019

        Ten rising stars to watch in 2019

        Here’s who the New York Post says you should keep your eye on

        Sony dumps R Kelly amid abuse claims

        Sony dumps R Kelly amid abuse claims

        Artists are walking away from the alleged disaster of a human

        Chrissy and John spill on their  ‘biggest fight’

        Chrissy and John spill on their ‘biggest fight’

        They're the golden couple, but even they fight from time to time

        Netflix show doomed for cancellation

        Netflix show doomed for cancellation

        The Punisher: An angry guy with no purpose.

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          3000 more rentals vacated in a month as glut hits market

          3000 more rentals vacated in a month as glut hits market

          Property prices set to drop as glut of empty rentals

          Opal Tower support beams may not be strong enough

          Opal Tower support beams may not be strong enough

          Support beams in ill-fated building may not be strong enough

          Fallout from Hemsworth mega-mansion

          Fallout from Hemsworth mega-mansion

          Shift in Byron Bay property prices

          Property: Top tips for best first impressions

          Property: Top tips for best first impressions

          If you're keen to get out of the property market, this should help

          Top architect’s humble dream home ambitions

          Top architect’s humble dream home ambitions

          He builds dreams for others, but his own ambitions are quite humble

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          Jobs

          Ominous signs at Australia’s shops

          Ominous signs at Australia’s shops

          Why our summer shopping could impact on jobs in 2019

          Dad’s sweet plea for son with Aspergers

          Dad’s sweet plea for son with Aspergers

          After seeing his son struggling to find a job, one dad reached out.

          3000 new jobs up for grabs

          3000 new jobs up for grabs

          Australia Post braces for ‘record Christmas’ with scores of casual positions.

          Your next career: Inside the life of a snake catcher

          Your next career: Inside the life of a snake catcher

          They've been bitten on the crotch and come close to death

          Shocking job advert’s ‘offensive request’

          Shocking job advert’s ‘offensive request’

          The vacancy was posted on recruitment website Indeed

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          Motoring

          What mid-size SUV is best for towing?

          What mid-size SUV is best for towing?

          SUVs are becoming the default vehicle for much of Australia

          New car discounts go next level

          New car discounts go next level

          Car dealers are discounting like crazy as market slows

          FIRST DRIVE: Kia brandishes two new sporting heroes

          FIRST DRIVE: Kia brandishes two new sporting heroes

          Kia has just launched the Cerato GT and Picanto GT.

          Hyundai reveals hardcore racer to showcase coupe performance

          Hyundai reveals hardcore racer to showcase coupe performance

          Hyundai's N performance sub-brand keeps evolving.

          New Jeep Wrangler arrives in Australia with big price rise

          New Jeep Wrangler arrives in Australia with big price rise

          Jeep is launching a three-tier Wrangler 4WD range.

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