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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...

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Heritage Bruns?

David Kolb, Brunswick Head When Mathew O’Reilly spoke to Council regarding heritage listing for parts of Brunswick Heads he was quoted...

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After more than 30 years of talk, debate, disagreements, tears and political gridlock, Byron Bay has a new road to divert traffic from the CBD to the southern end of town.

The amazing world of seeds

Hilary Bain If it wasn’t for seeds and plants, we humans, along with all the animals, birds and insects would...

Random Mullumbimby breath test leads police to cannabis and ketamine

Police say that a random breath test in Mullumbimby has led to the seizure of cannabis and ketamine.

Nimbin medicinal cannabis event, March 27

Two experienced medical cannabis doctors and a retired magistrate who is passionate about changing the drug driving rules will take part in the MEDICAN gathering in Nimbin.

Senior players triumph at Cherry Street Croquet Club

The experience combination of Joan Campbell (92 years young) and Elaine Astley (89) were able to beat the field and collect a win in the Cherry Streety Twilight Golf Croquet Plate Competition held at Ballina.

Omar Rodriguez Lopez, tonight, Great Northern

Like our own homegrown Nick Cave before him, Omar Rodriguez Lopez is a world-renowned artist whose talents go far beyond the musical landscape he’s most renowned for.

Coming to prominence in the early 90s, Omar made his mark as a guitarist in the ground-breaking post-hardcore band At The Drive In. In the early 2000s he cemented his name as a musical force as guitarist and producer in the Grammy Award-winning progressive psych/kraut rock-influenced ensemble The Mars Volta.

Now in the 2010s, Omar has established himself as a world-class solo artist that has something vital and relevant to say, sonically speaking.

Friday at the Hotel Great Northern.


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