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Seapeace: the late Tony Maxwell’s wetland legacy

Many curious minds have pondered the purpose of the rice paddy-like waterbodies that scallop the contour lines out into the Ewingsdale coastal plain that can be viewed from St Helena Road.

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Lifting the lid on plans to build a retirement village in Ewingsdale

The letter sent to the residents of Ewingsdale last year by holiday park owner Ingenia seemed fairly innocuous at first glance...

Question for Bob Carr

Simon Alderton, Murwillumbah I hope Kerry O’Brien asks Bob Carr (in their ‘conversations’ at Byron Theatre on Friday, 5 March) if...

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 3 March, 2021

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 3 March, 2021

Suffolk Park pump track for Cavanbah

Kathy Gleeson, Suffolk Park When I first heard of, and supported, the pump track at the Linda Vidler Park in Suffolk...

New Greens team

Matthew O’Reilly President of CABS and a proud member of the NEW Byron Greens team It seems that some readers have...

Editorial – #ChooseToChallenge the patriarchy

It is easy to think we have almost achieved equality for men and women in a country like Australia – just as long as you don’t think too hard about it.

http://youtu.be/vdUFiMcbtYk

Allensworth, tonight, Byron Brewery; Sunday, Beach Hotel

California’s own award-winning rock and soul entity Allensworth hit Byron this weekend with two shows featuring as part of their mammoth East Coast Australia tour.

The band recently took out Orange County’s best live band and had the privilege of opening for funk pioneers Herbie Hancock, Maceo Parker and James Brown.

Bearded and bushy frontman Jamie Allensworth describes their music – ‘We call it SoCal Feelgood Music. It’s kinda like a cross between Sly and the Family Stone and Beck. We lay heavy on the soul tip and you can definitely feel the southern Cali influence.’

Friday at the Byron Brewery 8pm and Sunday at the Beach Hotel from 4pm.


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