The proposed Northern Rivers Rail Trail would turn the now disused train line from Casino to Murwillumbah into a walking, cycling, horse riding and electric vehicle track connecting the Far North Coast of New South Wales. Locals and visitors alike would enjoy this healthy alternative transport and supporting tourism businesses could blossom along the trail.
Days may be getting shorter as we approach the Winter Solstice but here on the Far North Coast of New South Wales we know how to lighten up and celebrate with the Lismore Lantern Parade.
Byron Bay is surrounded by natural beauty from the beautiful beaches to the hinterland wilderness.
We've already had the first whale sighting of the 2014 Humpback migration and so begins the season for whale watching Byron Bay.
Sustainable living is a topic we're hearing more about these days with clever ideas appearing to overcome the challenges of high electricity prices and environmental concerns for the planet.
The Mullumbimby Community Garden welcomes another great community project, the Madhima Gulgan Rainforest and Bush Foods Trail.
When I moved to Byron 25 years ago, Cec owned and ran the Gourmet Bay Deli in Jonson Street which was hugely popular with both locals and visitors.
Happy Valentine's Day everyone!If you're looking for something special to do around Byron Bay you're in luck. There are many ways to celebrate and spread the love around Byron Shire.
February is a lovely time in Byron Bay with summer winding down and the new school year bringing renewed energy and the enthusiasm to accomplish great things.
Byron Bay's library is approaching its first anniversary in its new location on the corner of Lawson and Middleton streets.
The holidays are swiftly approaching and it's time to find that perfect gift for the special people in your life. Thankfully, here in Byron and the Far North Coast of New South Wales, we are spoiled for choice when it comes to shopping for unique gifts, art and craft items.

The Mullumbimby Music Festival 2013 is returning to the biggest little town on the NSW Far North Coast from Thursday the 21st to Sunday the 24th of November. fantastic thing about the Mullum Music Festival is there are venues all over town from...

It's show time again on the Far North Coast of New South Wales with the Mullumbimby Show on this weekend and the Bangalow Show on the 15th and 16th of November. There's plenty of fun for the whole family.
If you're looking for an entertaining shopping experience, the Far North Coast markets are hard to beat. You'll find markets in every form with Sunday typically being the day for arts and crafts markets and farmers markets providing fresh local food spread throughout the week.
Spring is in the air around Byron Bay and the Far North Coast and many of us are looking forward to extending our evenings when daylight savings time kicks in again on Sunday, 6 October. For those already up early doing the Byron Lighthouse walk, it’s gratifying to see there are still a good number of humpback whales
There's something very special about Byron Bay and the Far North Coast of New South Wales. The area seems to attract an interesting and eclectic range of people. There must be something in the water or air here as recent residents often tell of how they were drawn here, attracted to the region at a major crossroad in their lives.
The school holidays are nearly upon us here in New South Wales and it seems everyone is looking forward to a mid-winter break. You can almost feel the energy building, especially in light of last night's 'largest of the year' full moon.
Byron Bay is the kind of place where you never know who you'll meet. Distractedly browsing at the local newsagents you could bump into Kerry O'Brien. Your yoga teacher turns out to be a retired lead singer from a top British rock group. Authors emerge from their Byron Hinterland estates for the annual Byron Bay Writers Festival and artists appear in the most unlikely places. One of which, it turns out, is Ed Silk Byron Bay's office.