Newrybar bonfire and fireworks night is back!

Newrybar fireworks night is all set to light up the night sky on Saturday 3rd August 2024 with its annual fireworks and bonfire spectacular. This popular fireworks and bonfire night takes place in the…

Congratulations to Atlanta Building

Big congratulations to the Atlanta Building team for their remarkable achievement at the Master Builders NSW Northern Regions Builders Awards last Saturday night. Atlanta Building dominated the event…

Much loved hat store for sale in Byron Bay

Meet Nerida, the heart and soul behind Byron Bay Hat Company, an iconic hat store that’s been a part of the Byron Bay community for almost three decades. Nerida has been at the Byron Bay Hat Company since 1995.

Byron Bay Bluesfest

Bluesfest Byron Bay will celebrate 35 years of bringing outstanding blues and roots music to Byron Shire every Easter long weekend since 1990. This year’s festival takes place from…

Byron Bay Triathlon

The Byron Bay Triathlon is a fun and challenging race that sees triathletes travel far and wide to compete. Spending a long weekend in beautiful Byron Bay is undoubtedly all part of the attraction!

A design enthusiast’s guide to Byron

For design lovers with time to explore Byron Bay and beyond, there’s a lot to discover.Here’s a list of must-sees and the best new local experiences recommended by the team at Ed Silk Byron Bay…

Get your property ready for sale this spring.

As the real estate spring selling season kicks in, you may be thinking about listing your property for sale. And if you decide that now is the time to enter the market and find the perfect spring

How to come out on top at an auction

So, you’ve discovered that the house you’ve got your heart set on is going to auction. Don’t panic, there’s no need to stress. A property auction is all about chance and strategy, so if you focus on preparing…

Byron Bay Writers Festival

It’s time to get ready for Byron Writers Festival 2023! Now just days away, this year’s theme, “Wild Imagination”, promises a program where leading storytellers direct creative and daring conversations that will envision our world anew and bring the…

Spotlight on Ewingsdale

Ewingsdale is a peaceful, rural suburb on the outskirts of Byron Bay. Just six kilometres west of Byron’s CBD, it’s a quiet community that sits at the foot of the St Helena ridgeline, making it a peaceful alternative to living in town.

Byron Bay Ocean Swim a Daily Event

Every morning at 8 am, a group of hardy folk gather on the Byron Bay Surf Club deck. Some carry goggles, snorkels, and fins, but most just sport swimmers as they troop along the beach toward the Byron Lighthouse until they reach The Pass

Have a very Merry Christmas in Byron Bay

The run-up to Christmas may be known as the ‘Silly Season’ to some, but here in Byron Bay, it’s a marathon of fun activities and events. This year, we have a new event to look forward to

Byron Bay Hospital Auxiliary

We may have a brand-new hospital in Byron Bay, but that doesn’t mean annual government funding provides everything they need. That’s where Byron Bay Hospital Auxiliary comes in. They’re a volunteer community

Splendour in the Grass Returns to Byron Bay in 2022

With one of the most important dates of the year coming up, it’s time to shake off the winter chill and get ready for the return of Splendour in the Grass Festival. After being forced to cancel for the last two years…

How To Succeed At A Tree Change

Here are some handy hints that will help make sure this huge change in lifestyle kicks off to a positive start. Every day the team at Ed Silk Byron Bay take calls from people who are thinking about relocating to Byron. The dream is real, but if you’re thinking of making a move

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A new independent Council for Byron Shire

December’s local Council elections saw Michael Lyon, an independent, voted mayor of Byron Shire with a clear 54.32% majority. This outcome means that the Greens’ primary vote more than halved, indicating a…

2021: The year that was

As 2021 reaches a close, we leave a year behind us that’s seen words like “crazy”, “mad”, and “insane” used to describe the prices being paid for property in Byron Bay. At the start of the pandemic, everyone feared the economy would take an enormous hit.

Everything you need to know about a virtual auction

It’s no surprise that we’ve seen the rise of virtual auctions over recent months. With public auctions and open homes on pause due to lockdowns and social distancing rules restricting face-to-face meetings, the real…

Digital reforms cancel out Certificates of Title

The NSW Government is introducing changes to transition the conveyancing process frompaper to digital. The ‘eConveyancing’ process will be more secure and efficient, and no longer rely on paper Certificates of Title. This will simplify the settlement process…

In the spotlight: Byron Bay Tea Company

Byron Bay Tea Company was born out of Sarita Merlo’s passion for the medicinal power of tea and the healing magic that emanates from the land around Byron Bay. A naturopath, herbalist, and tea enthusiast, Sarita has delighted health-conscious…

How the Danish concept of hygge can help you through lockdown.

If you’re not familiar with the Danish idea of “hygge”, it’s an attitude that focuses on embracing the small things in life and taking the time to appreciate them. Pronounced “hoo-gah”, this philosophy is central to the Danish way of being. And it’s…