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March 8, 2021

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Ballina cleans up!

Clean Up Australia Day was a great success in Ballina, with the beach clean up event organised by Ballina Coastcare yesterday attracting twenty volunteers.

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Suffolk Park pump track for Cavanbah

Kathy Gleeson, Suffolk Park When I first heard of, and supported, the pump track at the Linda Vidler Park in Suffolk...

Rape, the law, and naming the man responsible

David Heilpern tackles key questions relating to the allegation of rape by a cabinet minister.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Dear Brittany

We watched you. We watched you break the silence. We heard the truth shatter like a glass hitting the tiles.

Forum to address housing emergency, March 8

A grassroots movement is bringing women, community and art together on International Women’s Day (March 8) in an urgent push to solve the local housing emergency. 

TAFE job cuts not so bad, says Nationals MLC 

Ms Saffin said last week that 29 local jobs were going under restructures and that almost 700 frontline TAFE NSW jobs will be slashed.

Ben Hamilton riding for kids with cancer

Ballina man Ben Hamilton is riding his bike 500km to help young kids with cancer.

For the third year in a row, Bluejuice are packing the tiniest shorts they can find, dusting off their surfmats, reacquainting their shoulder hair with natural sunlight, and heading for the coast. Having just released their third and favourite album, Company, and having abused the airwaves for months with their devotional ode Act Yr Age, the band are preparing the tour van with ripening nectarines and peaches and are ready to roll with their first tour in ages.

Sizzling 2012 will see Bluejuice and their house music pals The Aston Shuffle bring an unparalleled level of summer fruitiness and crotch sweating to the otherwise-respectable coastal towns of Australia. It’s going to be sticky.

For the urban, metropolitan, city dwelling fans of Bluejuice the band has just been announced as a national artist on the Big Day Out 2012.

Catch these crazy jive turkeys at the Coolangatta Hotel Sunday and at the Hotel Great Northern on Tuesday. Tickets available from www.oztix.com.au  and 1300 762 545 and the venue.

 


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