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Value of the intangible and Suffolk Parks future

It’s hard to know what value to place on the environment – until it changes irrevocably.  A place is defined...

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Attempt to manage Byron’s fragile coastline impeded by State Government, report finds

Insufficient funding and guidance from the State Government is inhibiting Byron Council's attempt to effectively manage its famous but fragile coastline, a Council report has revealed.

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Road workers strike first time in decades

Road workers, construction crews and other Transport for NSW workers will walk off the job for the first time in decades on Thursday, as frustrations over the NSW Government's effective pay cut boil over.

Scandalous Council

How much of these pro-developer actions by Council are we supposed to put up with? Council give away land...

Management of Byron’s fragile coastline impeded by NSW government: report

Insufficient funding and guidance from the State government is inhibiting Byron Council’s attempt to effectively manage its famous but fragile coastline, a Council report has revealed.

Teen missing from Coffs Harbour

NSW Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a teenager missing in the Coffs Harbour area.

The Clem Four, Sheoak Shack, Saturday

The Clem Four quartet plays a mix of swing jazz, funk, blues and latin music and features Roo Friend, baritone guitar and voice, who studied at the University of New England, majoring in Musicology, after completing Jazz Arranging and Improvisation studies at the NSW Conservatorium of Music and studying guitar under Ike Isaac (Stephane Grapelli Trio).
Next on the list is Tris Hodson, who plays piano/keyboard, studied at the Queensland Conservatorium under Jeff Usher. He also studied with the late Jann Rutherford and jammed with Ray Charles on Ray’s last tour of Australia.
On trumpet and percussion is Ashley Moor. Ashley trained at the Queensland Conservatorium, and has played as a member of the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, the Brisbane Philharmonic and many other classical ensembles and events.
Peter Keown, drums, was a latecomer to jazz, spent earlier years playing rock, blues, funk, honky tonk, weddings and cover bands. He also toured North America and Canada with the Bushwhackers Band.
See the Four this weekend at the Sheoak Shack on Saturday.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UEfdFtPsyz4


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