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The amazing world of seeds

Hilary Bain If it wasn’t for seeds and plants, we humans, along with all the animals, birds and insects would...

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Tweed Council rejects Casuarina disability viewing platform

Issues of queue jumping, the allocation of Tweed Shire Council’s resources in both time and money, and responding to...

Cavanbah centre gets a taste of 3×3 basketball

The Byron Beez basketball team in collaboration with the U League hosted a 3x3 tournament at the Cavanbah centre at the end of January that attracted 30 teams.

Cartoon of the week – 24 February, 2021

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Resilience through biodiversity and awareness

The Byron Shire Resilience and Regeneration Roadshow will be in Brunswick Heads this Saturday, as part of a series of events across the region tackling the question: ‘How do we create more resilient communities in 2021?’

Rail trail

Peter Finch, East Lismore At last someone else has put their hand up to question the fluffery and misinformation surrounding...

A closer look at Byron Council’s fossil fuel investments

Is Byron Council putting its money where its mouth is when it comes to reducing carbon emissions?

Keeping the music of the 60s and 70 alive! In 1998, Late For Woodstock burst onto the music scene wowing crowds and embracing the classic songs and artists of the 60s and 70s with authentic renditions from modern music’s most popular and enduring era… Seven years later, after hundreds of gigs, this award-winning band built a dedicated audience of devotees. From Dylan to Hendrix, Neil Young and Pink Floyd or Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Doobie Brothers, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, The Doors, The Beatles and many more. With the motto, ‘tune in, turn on and rock out’, LFW embrace the endless summer of love with reckless abandon, and invite you to do the same. Friday at the Beach Hotel from 9.30pm free entry.


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Ballina Shire Council meeting wrap-up

The last Ballina meeting was another bruising encounter for some councillors, though there were several unanimous decisions too.

Storylines: Uluru Statement from the Heart

The 'Uluru Statement from the Heart' seeks constitutional reform to empower Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to have a say and be involved over matters that impact their lives.

‘Groundhog Day’ shifts Splendour to November

Splendour in the Grass 2021 organisers say that Groundhog Day jokes aside, the festival will be rescheduled for a late spring edition, from Friday 19 to Sunday 21 November.

Lennox Rise development clears another hurdle

The massive new residential development planned west of Epiq in Lennox Head continued its progress towards becoming reality at the last Ballina Shire Council meeting.