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March 5, 2024

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French Film Festival – just delicious

This year’s French Film Festival opening night choice is a unique adaptation of Alexandre Dumas’s thrilling and beloved classic novel The Three Musketeers. In a double blockbuster film production nominated for six César awards, from director Martin Bourboulon, the opening instalment, D’Artagnan, will open the festival.

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Spies like them

The Dunkley by-election is done and dusted, with Advance's fear campaign failing to fire, and Labor's primary vote actually increasing. The swing to the Liberals on preferences came from right wing voters not having anyone crazier to vote for this time, with UAP and One Nation out of the race. Meanwhile another question continues to be raised; which Australian politician was secretly working for a hostile foreign power, and when?

Tweed health services coming closer to home

The Tweed Heads community will benefit from a range of community-based and outreach health services to be delivered under one roof on the site of the current Tweed Hospital, after hospital services transfer to the Tweed Valley Hospital later this year.

Western values

In a recent vote at the United Nations, the General Assembly adopted a resolution on the right of the...

How to supply water to the increasing population?

It is predicted that the next 40 years will see the demand for water increase by 50 per cent in the local government areas that Rous County Council supply with water.

Genuine affordable pledge made by Council  

Byron Shire Council has publicly pledged that the first block of land it is acquiring under its Affordable Housing Contribution Scheme (AHCS) will be used for genuinely affordable housing

Bill Stewart – a man who loved his frangipanis

Bill was born and raised in Mullumbimby, he attended both primary and high school here. He wasn't an academic but loved sports.

Tim Stokes and Garrett Kato, two local music heavyweights, are going head to head, with coveted Sydney artist Jessamine, this Friday in the Backroom at The Great Northern. Tim Stokes continues to ride high since launching MeXico the album, with flowing accolades and national recognition received for his bounce-along blues and roots tunes. Stokes’s latest film clip for the track Ride On is a finalist at the weekend’s Byron All Shorts Festival.

Garrett Kato, originally from Vancouver, Canada, has been winning the hearts through the ears of many music lovers with his stripped-down folk country.

Jessamine has achieved more than many dream of in her career spanning well over a decade. A front woman in her two previous bands (Nitocris and The Fyreflies), she took them both to stage at The Big Day Out along with national and international touring.  In 2011 Jessamine launched her self-titled solo album.

Friday 9pm at the Backroom, The Great Northern and Saturday at Flickerfest, A&I Hall Bangalow.


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