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Byron biz digs in for BayFM

The Byron business community gathered at Fishheads for their new menu launch and a fundraiser for Bay FM last week, with $1,360 being raised for the independent radio station.

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Editorial – Optics vs reform

One of the more hyped elements of last week’s federal budget was a $300 handout to every homeowner to alleviate the increase in energy costs.

Danny’s world

John Scrivener, yet again, in his latest incredibly biased anti-Israel letter in last week’s paper shows us nothing new....

Elements of Byron’s intimate winemaker dinners start on 6 June

Elements of Byron are inviting local wine lovers to join them for an unforgettable journey through the world of...

Knitting Nannas off to Canberra

The prolific anti-fossil fuel campaigners are to meet with Federal Energy and Climate Change Minister Chris Bowen to raise concerns over Labor’s Future Gas Strategy.

‘Mono’ wins Hawaiian adaptive surfing title

Byron Bay surfer Mark ‘Mono’ Stewart won his division at the Hawaiin Adaptive Surfing Championships two weeks ago.

New doco explores ‘God molecule’ found in toads

Are you ready to explore the secrets of the universe through the use of the most powerful psychedelic known to humankind?

Aboriginal artist and performer Dhinawan and his Dreaming dance group launched this year’s Quiksilver Pro ASP event in Coolangatta yesterday. It also saw the start of a 20m interactive Aboriginal cave painting mural that will be added to during the competition. The Quiksilver Pro and Roxy Pro competitions commence tomorrow and run until March 7. Photos: Jeff ‘Life on the Ocean Waves’ Dawson

 


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