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June 18, 2024

Sale of the century?

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Do you have an IF?

When 12-year-old Bea moves into her grandmother Margaret’s apartment in New York, while her father waits for heart surgery in the same hospital where her mother died of cancer years earlier, she chafes against his playful antics, insisting she can handle the situation with maturity.

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Murwillumbah’s Budd Park – what do you want to see there?

Tweed Council is seeking community feedback on a draft concept plan to upgrade Budd Park at Murwillumbah, a popular meeting point beside the Tweed River.

Wiggle it for the solstice

A full moon ‘Winter Wiggle’ is on Saturday as the solstice tribe connect. They will be rocking Durrumbul Hall from 6pm till midnight with local legendary DJs: Pob, Halo, Ria Listic and 4 Eyes; plus special guests Daddy Issues  – making a road trip from the Central Coast; and Avaxa – will be slipping in a wiggle in her world festival schedule, flying up from Melbourne.

Occupants of empty buyback homes face eviction day

Members of Lismore’s Reclaim our Recovery community group called for a last-minute gathering of supporters this morning as people continued to occupy otherwise abandoned houses in North Lismore.

Arnold’s tourism role recognised

If tourism is the lifeblood of the Byron Shire, then Cameron Arnold is one of its key haematologists.

Cynical Swivel

I was utterly horrified to hear Cr Mark Swivel touting a ‘community land trust for conservation’ concept as his...

Exciting live act

One of Australia’s hottest slide guitarists, Adam Hole is one of the most exciting live acts on the circuit today.

So Cr Warren Polglase wants Tweed Council to sell off all its landholdings?

I am sure most developers would appreciate the opportunity to buy prime real estate at the bottom of the market. Got any buyers in mind, Warren?

The premier of Queensland flogged off millions of dollars community assets and the electors handed her the greatest political flogging on record in that state. Warren justifies the ‘sell-off by claiming the money could be used to improve infrastructure.

Wouldn’t releasing more prime land to developers increase the demand on infrastructure given that they contribute comparatively very little to infrastructure costs generated under this council’s generous conditions that accompany DA assessment approvals?

Community real estate assets are essential for the provision of future community facilities, such as parks and recreation areas, libraries, sports centres, auditoriums, and local health and community centres etc. This legacy handed to us by the initiative and foresight of the pioneering forefathers of this shire must not be destroyed by those who live to profit from the present.

Margaret Bergan, Kingscliff


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Spanish Film Festival

It’s fiesta time as the 2024 HSBC Spanish Film Festival, presented by Palace Cinemas, prepares to set screens alight with a superb selection of the finest new films from Spain and Latin America. The festival’s largest lineup to date opens nationally in June at Palace Cinemas.

Byron Open Mic at Yulli’s

Byron’s newest Open Mic afternoon is on every Sunday at Yulli’s on Carlyle St.  Yulli’s want to welcome all acoustic musicians and singer/songwriters to come on down and showcase their talent.

Driven with soul

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Exciting live act

One of Australia’s hottest slide guitarists, Adam Hole is one of the most exciting live acts on the circuit today.