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December 10, 2023

Solid Gold goes Hollywood

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High risk vehicles to be stopped and checked for fire ants at NSW Qld border

The detection of Red Imported Fire Ants at South Murwillumbah has seen a quick response from the Department of Primary Industries who have now started their next wave of operation in response. 

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Overseas nurses move to Northern Rivers to fill healthcare shortage

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Lismore City Council struggles to maintain staff and understand the Local Government Act

The most contentious items on Lismore Council’s agenda for the November meeting were a development application (DA) for the...

Wyana wins a double championship with Byron Bay Boardriders

The Byron Bay Boardriders wrapped up the 2023 season with round seven at Broken Head beach last month.

Kingscliff hosts largest triathlon since covid

Over 1,600 athletes were in Kingscliff over the weekend to participate in the largest triathlon since covid.

First West Byron DA pushes planning rules

Plans for the first major residential development within the West Byron urban release area feature nearly a dozen breaches of planning and environmental protection rules and should not be approved, Byron Council staff say.

Caught in the Venus Flytrap

Venus Fly Trap is a three-piece band from Byron Bay with Tim Degen (vocals/guitar), Matt DeWit (bass) and Andrew Wilkinson (drums), who play a mix of psychedelic surf rock, rock, and blues.

Solid Gold: Great Northern, Saturday

Entertainment’s Night of Nights… Red-carpet glamour… Elaborate song-and-dance routines… Bitchy gossip, twinkling sequins, flashing paparazzi bulbs… it’s Byron Bay’s longest-running dance party SOLID GOLD! Whether you want to don your finest Dolce & Gabbana or nip down to St Vinnies to look for last year’s formal dresses, you are cordially invited to celebrate the Golden Years of Hollywood at Solid Gold this Easter Saturday. Dance the night away to timeless classics from Saturday Night Fever, Can’t Stop The Music, The Blues Brothers, Priscilla, Grease and The Rocky Horror Picture Show. DJs Rock Solid and Gopher Gold will be spinning the platters that matter and handing out the gongs along with special guests Leo Slayer and Vinyl Junkie. Cirque de Solid (ie the Solid Gold Dancers) will dazzle you with routines rarely seen since the Kenny Everett Video Show. Presale tickets available online and at the venue. Visit www.solidgolddisco.com.au and www.thenorthern.com.au. Doors open 9pm.

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