July 2015

Published a story 17th Jul 2015 3:06 PM

BACK in May the Byron Shire News asked readers to help us find out the story behind two pieces of sheet music dating from 1914 that had been unearthed.

Mystery of century old music continues

BACK in May the Byron Shire News asked readers to help us find out the story behind two pieces of sheet music dating from 1914 that had been unearthed.

Published a story 16th Jul 2015 2:13 PM

IT was a morning like any other at the Byron Farmers Market until the entire population of Coorabell Public School burst into a flash mob performance.

VIDEO: All Coorabell students burst into dance at market

IT was a morning like any other at the Byron Farmers Market until the entire population of Coorabell Public School burst into a flash mob performance.

Published a story 16th Jul 2015 9:33 AM

JY Timperley and Caitlin Callahan from Byron Bay named in the Australian Youth Lifesaving Team to compete at the International Surf Rescue Championships

Young lifesavers Jy and Caitlin off to the Championships

JY Timperley and Caitlin Callahan from Byron Bay named in the Australian Youth Lifesaving Team to compete at the International Surf Rescue Championships

Published a story 15th Jul 2015 4:52 PM

JOAN Althea Maughan (nee Henderson) was born in Sydney on March 21, 1924, to Jessie and Jack Henderson.

Remembering Joan Maughan

JOAN Althea Maughan (nee Henderson) was born in Sydney on March 21, 1924, to Jessie and Jack Henderson.

Published a story 15th Jul 2015 12:27 PM

A MAN has been brought back from the dead after being dragged from the water at Broken Head this morning.

Man pulled from water, resuscitated at Broken Head

A MAN has been brought back from the dead after being dragged from the water at Broken Head this morning.

Published a story 15th Jul 2015 10:01 AM

BYRON Bay’s own Kyuss King yesterday won the Under 16’s crown at this year’s NRMA Junior State Titles in pumping 4 - 6 foot waves at Port Macquarie.

Byron's Kyuss King wins Under 16's title

BYRON Bay’s own Kyuss King yesterday won the Under 16’s crown at this year’s NRMA Junior State Titles in pumping 4 - 6 foot waves at Port Macquarie.

Published a story 13th Jul 2015 2:18 PM

MEMBERS of Trains On Our Track have handed Ballina MP Tamara Smith a petition of 3500 signatures from locals wanting the Northern Rivers train back.

TOOT collects 3500 signatures to push for return of rail

MEMBERS of Trains On Our Track have handed Ballina MP Tamara Smith a petition of 3500 signatures from locals wanting the Northern Rivers train back.

Published a story 13th Jul 2015 2:17 PM

MEMBERS of Trains On Our Track handed over 3,500 petition signatures from locals wanting the return of rail services to the Murwillumbah-Casino rail corridor.

TOOT petition with 3,500 signatures handed to Tamara Smith

MEMBERS of Trains On Our Track handed over 3,500 petition signatures from locals wanting the return of rail services to the Murwillumbah-Casino rail corridor.

Published a story 8th Jul 2015 4:02 PM

IN THE week in which NSW Nature Conservation Council marked 60 years of fighting for the environment, The Northern Star caught up with local member Dailan Pugh.

Dailan's always fighting for the environment

IN THE week in which NSW Nature Conservation Council marked 60 years of fighting for the environment, The Northern Star caught up with local member Dailan Pugh.

Published a story 8th Jul 2015 3:05 PM

AFTER 60 years in her house on Bangalow Road at Byron Bay, Linda McLean has sold up and “flown the coop” to Casino to be nearer her family.

Byron local moving on after 60 years

AFTER 60 years in her house on Bangalow Road at Byron Bay, Linda McLean has sold up and “flown the coop” to Casino to be nearer her family.

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