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Forum to address housing emergency, March 8

A grassroots movement is bringing women, community and art together on International Women’s Day (March 8) in an urgent push to solve the local housing emergency. 

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Ballina Shire Council meeting wrap-up

The last Ballina meeting was another bruising encounter for some councillors, though there were several unanimous decisions too.

Byron’s new road: the good and not so

After more than 30 years of talk, debate, disagreements, tears and political gridlock, Byron Bay has a new road to divert traffic from the CBD to the southern end of town.

Rail trail

Peter Finch, East Lismore At last someone else has put their hand up to question the fluffery and misinformation surrounding...

Ahoy m’hearties young and old in Bangalow

‘Ahoy m’hearties’ was the catchcry at Bangalow Parklands on Saturday afternoon during the Connecting Generations Pirate Party.

International Women’s Day kerfuffle at Ballina

One councillor walked out of Ballina Council's recent meeting during an emotional discussion about speakers at an upcoming IWD event.

Amber alert for blue-green algae at Lake Ainsworth

An amber alert has been put in place for Lake Ainsworth near Lennox Head in relation to the presence of blue-green algae.

Richie Williams & Josh Hamilton, Buddha Bar, tonight

Local Byron Bay artists Richie Williams and Josh Hamilton will join forces for a live show at the Buddha Bar on Friday. At 7.30pm Josh Hamilton and his band kick off the night with indie rock tunes from their soon-to-be released debut EP.

Richie Williams Band, with Matty Aitchison on bass and Roger Falcon on drums, will headline the night with their own blend of dirty funk-fusion rock. Joining them on the night will be Byron Bay identities (Dancing) Tommy Franklin and Uncle Pete, who will be getting up on stage with Richie and the lads to perform a song or two.

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