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May 12, 2021

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David Gilet, Byron Bay You would have to say that the Byron district has more than its fair share of wankers,...

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An operetta and children’s theatre for NORPA

NOPRA has announced recipients of the theatre company’s two artist residencies.

Comparisons

Gareth Smith, Byron Bay Trade Minister Dan Tehan wants to refer China to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) because he...

Interview with Mell and Zara from the Byron Comedy Fest

After a year under a COVID-19 hiatus, The Byron Comedy Fest is back! Next Thursday sees this fledgling event open the doors to its second weekend presenting all that is fabulous and funny. Set on the Byron beachfront at the Byron Surf Club and styled as a classy bespoke beachside speakeasy, this event is the creative lovechild of besties Zara Noruzi and Mell Coppin.

Water outage in Ballina this Thursday

Residents on Crane and Owen Streets in Ballina are advised of a planned water outage this Thursday May 13.

OCA a ‘diamond in the rough’

Around four years ago a group of like-minded friends started a Syntropic Farm project. Since that time, they have...

Doing it right

How do you know you’re doing hummus right? When the international visitors tell you it’s some of the best...

Don’t spoil the spoilers

Forget about the ‘we’ll spoil you’ and just keep the ‘don’t spoil us’ because Byron is on the verge of being completely spoiled. The huge crowds of people cramming the footpaths and sidewalks, throwing rubbish all over the town and beaches and demonstrating zero respect for the beautiful place, are all ‘spoiling us’.

Why the Council and Byron United keep promoting Byron is a mystery; the only people who benefit are the few. The rest of us grit our teeth and wonder how the nightmare was allowed to happen.

Sue Arnold, Ocean Shores

 

Psycho a no-no

Your headline and use of the term ‘Psycho killer’ might have been thought to be clever, but is something I would expect more from the Tele.

There is enough stigma about mental illness without this.

Chris Roberts


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Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning May 12

Check out what's on going the Byron Shire and surrounding area this week

Father and son win first sailing race

Sixteen boats competed in the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s race day earlier this month in a 10-12 knot breeze that suited the newcomers to...

Oceans 15 triumphant return


The Ocean Shores Aquatics team have returned home with some great results after a month-long stint at various State School Swimming competitions. ‘They have all...

Interview with Bob Vegas

The glorious Bob Downe is back with a brand new show: Viva Bob Vegas! at the Brunswick Picture House. He gave Seven the Downe low…