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May 28, 2022

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Primex Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo new date confirmed

After being postponed due to the flooding and ongoing wet weather the 2022 Primex Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo and will now go ahead on November 10–12.

Other News

Fugly Design Award

I would like to second Nick Buckley’s idea for the Fugly Architectural Design Award (in last week’s Echo). Perhaps...

Incarceration Nation screens as part of Reconciliation Week

As part of Reconciliation Week (May 27 to June 3), Sisters for Reconciliation and the Cavanbah Reconciliation group will host a screening and discussion of the powerful documentary, Incarceration Nation.

Bringing learning and play together

Byron Bay High School’s new agility course recognises the importance of play for learning and has students from all years actively playing during breaks and PDHPE lessons, according to Byron Bay High’s Principal, Janine Marcus.

Vale big Jez, Mullum troubadour

The Mullumbimby community lost one of the founding fathers of its counter culture last Thursday, when Graham Chambers, better known as Jerry De Munga, passed away at his home with the love and care of wife Chrissy, family and close friends.

Comment: Bridging the flooded divide

In the sodden floodplains the divide among those affected has never been clearer – those who were insured, and those who weren’t, renters and owners, Lismore LGA and everywhere else.

Organic avocados at the farmers markets

We love it when the fuerte avocados make their way back to the market. As I walked over to...

 

Keeping the music of the 60s and 70s alive! In 1988, Late For Woodstock burst onto the music scene wowing crowds and embracing the classic songs and artists of the 60s and 70s with authentic renditions from modern music’s most popular and enduring era.

The four-piece line-up features rockin’ rhythm and lead guitars, howling harmonica, big fat bass and drums and sweet three-part harmonies. The passionate, experienced musicians who grew up in the 60s and ‘turned on’ in the 70s don’t just play the music, they love it – it’s in their blood. Sunday at the Beach Hotel from 4.30pm.


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Reasons to be cheerful

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Regrets for treatment of Wardell CORE?

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Keep your eyes and ears open for Albert’s Lyrebird

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Progress at Ross Lane?

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