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With the acts nailed down and the tickets sold, Splendour organisers are turning their attention to the festival’s cultural side. Which is where Trudi Fitzgerald, D Bleach and Kate Little (pictured l to r) come in. Kate, who organised the Byron Spirit Festival earlier in the year, will take charge of the global village, which she describes as ‘a creative expression of unity – acting locally but thinking globally’. D will again preside over Splendour institution the Tipi Forest for the seventh successive year. And Bangalow mother of three Trudi will ensure the kids aren’t left out by providing a host of activities for them at Splendour’s KidzKlub. Photo Jeff ‘Big Splendour’ Dawson

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Power outage in Byron Shire

Power supply company Essential Energy says that approximately 1,780 homes and businesses were without supply this morning.

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School Strike for Climate next Friday

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