The Cudgen Headland SLSC won double the points of their nearest rival at the 2017 NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships at South West Rocks last weekend. The victory by Cudgen ended the Byron SLSC’s six–year winning streak at the... Read More →
The 18 holes Stroke competition for the Monthly Medal played at Teven last week was decided on a countback. Winner Bill Wayte (Net 51) just pipped runner up John Selwood (Net 51). Frank Jamieson (Net 52) was next inline followed... Read More →
Michael Burke The first round of the 2017 Major Pairs started on Saturday at the Mullumbimby Bowling Club. The five matches of the round were played in hot and windy conditions which proved testing for everyone. The defending champions Leigh... Read More →
Ross Kendall Lennox Head junior surfer Mikey McDonagh is sitting on top of the JQS Subway Pro Junior Surf series ladder, and is relishing taking his surfing to the next level with a fresh, clear and determined attitude. ‘I have... Read More →
Have you heard of the Carolina Reaper? It is not related to the Grim Reaper, though if you don’t have much tolerance for chili, you might disagree.
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How much do you talk about your vagina? And if you do, what do you say? A group of local women have been gathering weekly to create Vagina Conversations #2, under the careful direction of Zenith Virago, culminating in an original,... Read More →
Yoga holidays are increasingly popular because their benefits are long lasting; you relax both body and mind in a peaceful location, but you also improve and deepen your yoga practice on a retreat, giving long-lasting benefits.
Having a vagina is hard work. It’s also poorly paid. If you have a vagina, and you work full time, the median wage gap compared to people without vaginas is 21.4 per cent. Vaginas earn less. Clearly we vagina bearers are not only still cleaning the glass ceiling, we’re stuck to the floor.
Surfers taking part in an event at Cosy Corner at Byron Bay on Sunday were met with piles of rubbish and human excrement left over from an illegal party.
Making sense of small talk is a never-ending task for this particular biologist. I deeply, truly want to hear what people think about the weather, water, fish and all that. Over the years, I’ve been splicing together these sound bites into a detailed collage.
The Byron Central Hospital branch of the New South Wales Nurses & Midwives Association has said that the hospital is understaffed and the union has ‘continued to raise concerns’ about staffing levels with the health department.
His life truly was celebrated as much loved local Paul Barrett was sent off with a bang on Saturday – a sea of red washed the foreshore at Cabarita Beach with most dressed-up for the occasion. Family, friends and Samba Blisstas band... Read More →
Around 120 people packed the South Golden Beach Community Centre on Saturday (February 4) to express their concerns at North Byron Parklands’ (NBP) intention to be declared a state significant development and a permanent music festival site.
Let’s be clear about it – the idea of ‘post truth’ and ‘alternative facts’ is only playing catch-up with Hollywood. Clyde Barrow was a murderous thug, not the handsome larrikin portrayed by Warren Beatty, while Burt Lancaster’s kind if misunderstood... Read More →
At just eight years of age, Garrett Dutton, aka G Love, picked up a guitar. He wrote his first song in the ninth grade and began playing harmonica on a wire rack. Last out here just a few years back... Read More →
Byron Shire Council yesterday voted for a 7.5 per cent rates hike over four years, yet the actual increase across residential, commercial and farmland is yet to be thrashed out.
Brunswick Heads residents have lobbied the new state lands and local-government ministers over the long-running battle to stop encroachment of public foreshore land under planned upgrades of the town’s three crown reserve caravan parks.
Snarky Puppy is a jazz ensemble led by bassist, composer, and producer Michael League. League describes Snarky Puppy as ‘a pop band that improvises a lot, without vocals’. Snarky Puppy’s bandleader Michael League takes five minutes to share with us... Read More →
A regional plan aimed at protecting koala populations in the northern rivers will be launched tomorrow in Ballina at an event attended by mayors from local councils.
Goochy Goochy Goo Emerging from the sleepy suburbs of post-industrial Newcastle, Australia, gonzo-punk sweethearts The Gooch Palms have come a long way since recording their first string of lo-fi EPs and debut album Novos in their front bedroom back in... Read More →
The Byron All Shorts program screened last Saturday at the Mullumbimby Civic Hall alongside Flickerfest’s three-day event, which features some of the world’s best short films. Local filmmakers who entered the comp are Sophie Hexter (Hitch) – she’s pictured with... Read More →
With a new NSW premier comes a much-needed reshuffle of the house of cards on Macquarie Street. Gladys Berejiklian was given the mantle unopposed, which means there is obviously no-one other than her who had the talent or ego for... Read More →
Illumination of Water Dave Sparkes’s upcoming exhibition Illumination will be showing at Byron Bay’s Lone Goat Gallery from Friday till 15 February. This collection of watercolours is his first solo show, and the exhibition will feature works created by Dave... Read More →