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Splendour in the Grass 2009 to be at new site North Byron Shire Parklands

Yesterday on 31 July 2008, Byron Shire Council moved to approve the DA from Splendour in the Grass organisers to hold a one off trail event at North Byron Shire Parklands in 2009. The North Byron Shire Parklands, locally known as Yelgun Flats, is located on Tweed Valley Way/Jones Rd, North Ocean Shores & Wooyung. [...]

Planula gets sought after GREEN star from AAAT

n our recent STAR rating assessment we were awarded the Green STAR for being a very environmentally friendly accommodation. This seemed to be the next logical step after we already use solar water heating and all or our remaining energy comes from renewable resources. How does Green STAR Accreditation work? To be awarded a Green STAR [...]

East Coast Movers & Shakers Backgammon Tournament 2008 – October 18+19

The fourth East Coast ‘Movers & Shakers’ Backgammon Tournament will be held at the Bangalow Bowling Club on 18 and 19 October 2008. The Backgammon Tournament is the idea of local backgammon players; Hamish Whetstone, Jake Rozenthal and Neil Young, and like last year, they hope to attract interest from interstate backgammon players but they [...]

Over 70 humpback whales swim past Cape Byron today

It’s a fantastic time to go and see whales in Byron Bay right now. On Saturday 21 June more than 70 humpback whales were spotted swimming, playing and breaching off Cape Byron headland. The Byron Bay lighthouse is one of Australia’s best land based whale watching spots and with the weather the way it is [...]

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