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Create the opportunity for everyone to follow their dreams

Local dance group Sprung!! is an integrated dance theatre that has built a community program that creates space for...

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Entertainment in the Byron Shire and Beyond

A huge amount of entertainment all crammed into one space.

Valley landholders

John Hayter, Tintenbar It came as no surprise to seasoned valley landholders when ex-Cyclone Debbie swept in from the coast...

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Killer Crocs!

When I was 18, to rebel against the world my parents had created, I shaved a half Mohawk, encouraged my hair to stand on end, grew my armpit hair, wore torn black rags, too much eyeliner and wore 18-hole Dr. Martens boots. These days, to give their parents the shits, the kids are wearing Crocs. With socks. They’re going for comfort.

Water strategy

Alan Dickens, Brunswick Heads The people of Mullumbimby would be aware that Byron Shire Council (BSC) intends to hand over...

Byron Council to introduce car-free Sundays in the centre of town

Byron Council has taken a further step toward getting cars out of, and pedestrians into, the centre of Byron, by voting to introduce car-free Sundays.

Dam doesn’t give a damn about koalas

The proposed Dunoon Dam is still a possibility, though it has been voted against twice by the members of Rous County Council. Now information has emerged which presents another reason to shut down the threat of the dam once and for all.

Aldi opening in Byron, bring it on! Can’t wait to see Woolies empty and, hopefully, an end to the relentless and irresponsible supply of single-use plastic bags that pass through the greed, oops, green doors (and into the ocean) everyday! Aldi hasn’t provided plastic bags for more than 20 years and the majority of their packaging is recyclable. Woolworths, like other corporations, the obscenely-rich, and powerful lobby groups (for whom the state and federal governments now appear to be a mouthpiece) might be surprised to learn that, when people have the power of choice, they’ll actually exercise it.

Jann Gilbert
Suffolk Park

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