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Cars and other items stolen from Brunswick Heads

Local police are warning residents in the Byron Shire to be diligent in maintaining their home security after personal items and vehicles were stolen from Brunswick Heads yesterday.

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Bruns garden for community under threat

Bruns local Toni Storer thought one way to help her neighbours and other locals to survive the economic downturn was to stop mowing and weeding the Council strip at the front of her house and to pop in a veggie garden.

Murwillumbah Hospital celebrates 120 years

A community campaign for a hospital in Murwillumbah led, in 1899, to two committees and a Board of Trustees being formed, and the selection of a 15-acre site. The hospital itself opened in May 1904.

Driven with soul

Under a different stage name Milo Green is an award-winning songwriter and musician who has supported iconic artists like Diesel, Dragon, Josh Pyke, Glen Shorrock (Little River Band) and more.

Byron Council candidates jostle for position

It was the type of motion that comes up at Byron Council quite regularly – a broad, uncontroversial political statement that is unlikely to make a difference in the grand scheme of things. 

Cars and other items stolen from Brunswick Heads

Local police are warning residents in the Byron Shire to be diligent in maintaining their home security after personal items and vehicles were stolen from Brunswick Heads yesterday.

Yogaing out

Sadly, two of Byron’s best yoga studios close this month. Bamboo Yoga has been providing a beautiful space and...

[author]Photo & story Jeff Dawson[/author]

A national mentoring organisation for young people aged 12 and upwards is now available in Byron Bay.

Blue Rock’s Byron co-ordinator Brad Scarrabelotti told Echonetdaily, ‘We believe that fun, education, guidance and assistance are essential on the journey to leading a fulfilling life and I’m very excited to be able to offer these opportunities to young people in the area where I grew up’.

Blue Rock will be running a number of programs in Byron Bay in the coming months, including a program for young women and a music program run by Djuaan Cockatoo.

Djuaan is now the Sydney co-ordinator for Blue Rock and also works with The Music Outback Foundation.

Mark Gasson, founder and CEO of Blue Rock, was previously involved with the The Uncle Project. For more info visit www.bluerock.org.au or email Brad at [email protected].

Image: Brad Scarrabelotti, Byron Bay co-ordinator pictured with Djuaan Cockatoo, Sydney co-ordinator.


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