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Supply chain pain? Try localisation!

A community screening of Local Futures’ new film, 'Planet Local: A Quiet Revolution', will be held today, Friday, July 1, at The Farm in Byron Bay from 6pm. Damon Gameau and Pacha Light will be joining Helena Norberg-Hodge for a discussion afterwards.

Other News

Man charged following break and enter – Casino

A man has been charged following an investigation into an alleged break and enter at Casino.

Mullum could lose valuable CBD car park

It’s fair to say residents of Mullumbimby have seen a steady increase in the number of vehicles visiting the...

First Nations place-names under Ballina council spotlight

Greater efforts at reconciliation with First Nations people in the Ballina Shire when it comes to place-names is to happen after furious agreement at June’s council meeting.

You may have missed… mangroves’ carbon storage potential, smart implants, and twitter misinformation

Mangrove forests are massive carbon sinks, capable of storing over 1,000 tonnes of carbon per hectare.

Sport and gender

Olympic golden girl Cate Campbell claims to have wrestled long and hard with herself before passionately promoting a ban...

Contentious Bruns DA before Council again

A controversial decision by Byron Council to approve a mixed-use development in Brunswick Heads could be overturned, after a group of councillors who oppose the plan got the numbers for a rescission motion.

Local three-piece Sydney or the Bush will transport you back in time on a musical journey through the early history of Australia, America and the British Isles with their authentic interpretation of the musical hits from 1650 to 1890. That’s right folks, you will mesmerised by music from the pre-electric era.

Syd Welling on a genuine 1890s concertina will thrill you with his throaty vocals as he brings to life the rebelliousness, joy and suffering of our ancestors. Well-known musician Fiona Ryan on tin whistle and flute creates a layer-cake of melodies and haunting overtones as well as her delicious vocal harmonies and Barry Shaw adds the modern touch with a skankin’ banjo-ukulele and enthusiastic chorus lines to create a big sound with these diminutive instruments.

Sydney or the Bush have just finished their new album London, Paris, New York, Sydney or the Bush, a broad eclectic mix from their huge repertoire. True to their authentic style, it is a genuine rootsy interpretation.

So grab your swag and hitch a ride with these guys at Sphinx Rock Café on Sunday to find out how it all started.


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