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May 26, 2022

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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...

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Local author’s first children’s book weaves a magical tale

After writing three successful novels for adults, local author Sarah Armstrong could have been forgiven for staying on the same path with her fourth offering.

Kevin Hogan returns for Page

Though the coalition government he represents is now in opposition, National Party candidate for Page, Kevin Hogan, has been returned to his seat and yesterday he released a statement to all media.

A gold star campaign and a result full of hope

It’s not surprising that Mandy Nolan got so many primary votes at Saturday’s election for the seat of Richmond – her campaign has been relentless and her volunteers all stellar.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Another Day in Hope Purgatory

Politics is a phenomenal experience. To work harder than you thought possible, to put yourself so absolutely in the public domain full of hope and belief. Then to ask for judgement. It’s high stakes. A kind of ethical and philosophical extreme sport.

Kindness on rise in Ballina and beyond

A community battered by natural disasters and COVID is still finding room in its heart for refugees and asylum seekers, according to Ballina Region for Refugees Vice President Stanley Yeo.

The postal vote that never arrived

At 91, there are many things that you can no longer do, but one of the things you still can do is have your voice heard in an election – but not for at least one Byron Shire resident.


Two of indie pop’s newest darlings, Emmy Bryce and Kate Vigo, are proud to announce their upcoming co-headline tour. The girls met in late 2011 and immediately connected over their mutual passion for music. After spending some time together, the pair decided to team up and create a new live music experience for their fans. Moving from town to town, making new best friends every day and bonding with everything around you – life on the road is a truly magical experience for any artist. Inspired by this, Emmy and Kate wanted to come up with a way to forge closer relationships with their fans and let them in on the fun of touring.

The Girls play at the Byron Brewery Buddha Bar on Sunday.


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