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Michael Lyon elected as Byron Mayor

Owing to the resignation of former Mayor at the end of April, a vote was held today to replace Simon Richardson, until the next election

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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

Go straight to the source on the Future Water Project

Rous County Council has announced a series of information days to be held this month where the community can ‘drop in’ and find out more about the revised draft Future Water Project 2060.

Tweed residents facing rate rise in 2021/2022 financial year

Tweed residents are invited to provide feedback on their council's budget, revenue policy and fees and charges, as Tweed Council prepares to finalise its delivery program and operational plan for the next financial year.

‘Natural’ cruelty

Richard Swinton, Clunes While I agree with Desmond Bellamy’s concerns about animal cruelty, the issue of ‘natural’ cruelty if the...

Any questions?

‘This is a great chance for foodies to ask me anything they want’, says local chef Darren Robertson, who...

Travelling at the speed of lies

When Tim Berners-Lee and others created the architectural foundations of the world wide web, they did so with the vision of openness, idea sharing, and trust. Human nature has a way of making things more complicated, of course.

Out of Abingdon is Warwick Hargreaves on guitar and vocals and Tina Fullerton on double bass and vocals. The duo has a passion for jazz, blues, beautiful ballads and all things that groove.

The pair’s captivating style includes interpreting and blending old favourites with new and original material; the resulting sound is refreshing, their musical rapport, passion and feel are infectious.

With their second European tour including France, Germany, Holland and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland planned for August 2012, Out of Abingdon are fast becoming a must-see act.

Out of Abingdon independently released their long-awaited debut CD Journeys in July 2011 after building a solid following playing hundreds of live shows over three years.

A tour to the UK followed; performances in London and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival were highly acclaimed. Journeys has been receiving great reviews and radio airplay Australiawide through community radio stations and worldwide through an increasingly international audience.

Out of Abingdon’s reputation continues to grow as a captivating live music experience and unique voice in Australian music and 2012 is looking to be a big year for this Brisbane-based duo, already including performances at the Basement in Sydney and the Brisbane Jazz Club.

An upcoming live album release and international tour are planned for August/September including a return 10-day season at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Be sure to catch on to this bewitching sound this Saturday at the Sheoak Shack in Fingal Head.

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