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July 1, 2022

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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

Dry July to help you and Our House

In July 2008, three mates, Brett, Kenny and Phil, wanted to take a break from alcohol, so decided to abstain for the month of July, coining it their 'Dry July'.

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.

Opinion: Lettuce end food shortages!

Whoever would have thought we’d need to pay $10 for a lettuce in a supermarket? This is a real sign of the times.

It’s plastic free July!

Did you know that plastic packaging and single-use plastic items make up 60 per cent of all litter in NSW?

Park trouble for BARCO

A group of dog owners who met at the common shed at the Brunswick Heads Sports Fields last Sunday say they were confronted by three men with a dog who were camping at the location.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 29 June, 2022

The Nimbin Art Fair is on again after many postponements owing to covid and the floods. Hosted by Nimbin Artists Gallery, a not-for-profit organisation supporting local creatives, the Fair allows you to see the whole gamut of creative art from the vibrant arts community that is Nimbin and its surrounds.



Brunswick SLSC 

Saturday 1.12.12 10am–3pm Patrol 6 – Patrol Captain Jon Shanks.

Sunday 2.12.12 9am–4pm Patrol 4 – Patrol Captain Grant Carey.

Byron Bay SLSC

Saturday 1.12.12 Patrol 14: 9am–5pm

Steve Hutchinson, Scott Sewell, Lance O’Connor, John Fleming, Steve Killingbeck, Conor Trapnell, Heinz Joris, Karin Ochsner, Tom Heath, Jessie Fleming, Tracey Fleming.

Sunday 2.12.12 Patrol 11: 9am–5pm

Ian Harrison, Helen Jarvis, Philip Jarvis, Riley Harrison, Che Hooper, Georgina Cason, Tim Van Der Burg, Heli Murray, Emily Field, Jeanine McKenzie, Bernie Allen, Ben Dickens, Abbie Beechel, Oscar Jarvis.





Brunswick Heads Women

Tuesday 20 November: Social Bowls: Kerry Dexter & Nan Stearman 27 def Rosa Kinnear & Darilyn Guest 6. Jenny Lofts, Marcia Crichton & Lorraine McCormick 30 def J Lofts [swinging lead] Margaret Darby & I Edwards 8. Kay Soccio, Liz Beale & Edie Beddeoes 20 def Zena Wagner, Denise Batson & Dawn Hay 16. Lorraine Siddall & Julie Sanderson 26 def Sue Cormack & Annie Revie 14. Winners: Rink 2 L Siddall & J Sanderson. Lucky Losers: Rink 5 Z Wagner, D Batson & D Hay.

*** Reminder to our ladies that the Christmas break-up of bowls will be Tuesday December 11 with bowls starting at 10am followed by luncheon. All past members are welcome and the cost for the day is $17 per head.

Byron Bay Men

Thursday’s self-selected pairs winners are Peter Darby and Ray Henderson with runners-up Greg Daniels and Syl Reid. The meat tray was won by Jeff Fleming and the jackpot was not won and now stands at $340.

Saturday’s social bowls results with wins to Don Baker and Pat Anderson with runners-up Therese Hillard, Robert Rays and Judith Wright.

*** Everybody welcome to Tuesday’s very popular singles with two games of 12 ends which will test your skills. Not many singles games around the clubs these days so come and enjoy something different. This week’s winner was Jeff Fleming with runner-up Gavin McPhail. Mystery margin won by Ray Breckenridge.

Byron Bay Women

Last Tuesday’s winners were L Rogers and K Quinnell.

*** Our break-up and Christmas party will be on Tuesday 11 December.

Women are welcome to bowl on the men’s days – Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday afternoons. During our recess is a good time to take the men up on this offer. Visitors welcome any Tuesday morning. Bowls begin just after 9.30am so please be at the club at 9am for morning tea beforehand. You can also phone your name in by ringing the club on 6685 6202.

Kingscliff Men

Friday Night Inter-Club Challenge: Kingscliff travelled to Cabarita on November 23. While all had good first games, Cabarita came back in the second game to record a good win. The final game is to be played at Condong.

District News: The Zone 1 Champion of Club Fours Champions was played at Yamba last weekend. At this stage I must apologise to Ken Banks as I have mistakenly included Trevor Hills in the team instead of Ken. Sorry about that Ken. The Kingscliff team of Brian Turner, Ken Banks, Greg Barrack and Michael Turner ultimately won the zone final of the Club Champion of Champions – congratulations!

Club Championship News: The Mixed Fours Final was played between the teams of Anne Wonka, Keith Dawson (sub for Tony Wonka), Sandra Akers, Ian Taylor and Cathy James, Michael Turner, Vicki White, Russell McLeay last Saturday 24 November. At the end only one point separated the two teams. Congratulations to both teams for an excellent final won by Cathy, Michael, Vicki and Russell.

In the B Grade Singles semifinal completed on Saturday November 24, Ray Phipps proved too strong for John Julius. In the final, David Miller and Ray Phipps demonstrated to the spectators the fine draw bowls that got them to the final. In the end Ray managed to get away to a 31–22 win. Congratulations to both players on an great final.

Social Bowls Results: The Kingscliff Meat Gallery Tuesday Morning Open Pairs: Winners: G Phipps, L Willoughby. Runners-Up: E Taylor, K Liddington. Plate Winners: J & H Highfield. Thursday November 22: Winners: N Cruicshank, K Berger, R Maltby; B Butler, S Kemp, R Cavanagh, B Jack, K Banks, G Thredbald, T Hills. Saturday November 24: Winners: D Crompton, P Crompton, R Amour; J Brinsmead, B Morrow, B Beattie. Plate Winners: R Ellis, J Davies, B Clarke.

*** Kingscliff Men’s Bowls Club Committee: The committee for the next year was installed at the AGM last Sunday November 25. The 2012 committee paid tribute to the excellent working relationship between the board and management of Kingscliff Beach Bowls Club and themselves and looked forward to this continuing in 2013. The 2012 committee also thanked the bowlers for their great support during 2012. 

The new committee is president – Terry Dimmock; vice-president – Bob Raeburn; secretary – Ken Jordan; treasurer – John Julius; games controller – Dick Whittington; selectors – John Quinn, John Hansen, Peter Murphy.

Mullumbimby Ex-Services Men

16.11.12 – 22 players enjoyed a beautiful evening on the greens Joe PJ M Holton 17 d Jamie P O’Brien N Lee 7, M Nicholls All Black Matt 19 d Garry Yvonne 11, Rose Darrin 15 d Phil M Burke 11, Paul Nicholls Annette Dino 17 d Nathaniel Joe Grace 8. All welcome, names by 5.45pm play 6–7.30pm $5 weekly prizes.


Mixed Fours Final – S Thomas R Wrigley D Blake K Wrigley 23 finished strongly after chasing down the early lead of J Lee S Purdie N Lee B Croft 16 to become the 2012 champions. Congratulations to all players.

Our team of B Rose D Hammond R Philps P McDonald in the Warwick East Carnival performed well with three wins out of five games. The two losses were both decided on the last end, reflecting the closeness of the games.

Social – G Naoum T Fenwick 28 d J Canabou J McKay 20

21.11.12 – Wednesday Social

G Porter G Naoum T Johnston 23 d M Nicholls J Canabou L Henry 14, S Abraham A Lumsden P Thompson 35 d F Buckley B Moore S Purdie 9, M Johnson D Blake P McDonald 20 (c/w Ocean Shores Quality Meats rink) d T Riches B Rose Top Draw Bartlett 14.

*** Mudcrabs Christmas bash 16 December; names need to be in for the event.

Mullumbimby Ex-Services Women

20.11.12 – Social

R Wrigley I Pettendy (Rink W) d R Wainwright B Reglin, E Leclere S Thomas d R Mills J Towner, J Lee H Robb J Kidman d J Lee S Brown G Henry. Raffle G Henry

*** December 11 – Committee meeting at 10.30am followed by Patron’s Christmas break-up party. Mufti – Christmas colours, present, small plate of party food for afternoon tea.

Ocean Shores Men

Mon 19.11 Tiples – Winners: G Priday, B Elliott, B Priest. R/U: C Pav, D Whitney.

Tue 20.11 Twilight Bowls – Winners: S Lander, R Moore, G Llewellyn, R/U: K Northwood, L Johnston, K Price.

Sat 24.11 Fours – R Tonkin, H Schollbach, J Hay, S Brecard defeated P Hain, L Hoffman, D Matheson, S Pratt

*** Bookings for Twilight Bowls can made at the Pro Shop.

Ocean Shores Women

Friday 23 Nov Social – Secret Margin: M Bertoli (swinger), C Timewell and B Sprengel kept fingers crossed that the secret margin would be close to the two shots they beat M Bertoli, L Wright and F Crowder by but on opening the envelope containing the secret number it revealed that M Farquhar, C Bruce (visitor from Belrose) and L McGowran were the closest. They had a closely fought game against J Busch, R Wrigley and M James. What a week for Lyn – a big birthday bash and to top it off she won the day’s raffle.




Brunswick Valley

19/11/2012 8 table Mitchell with skip. N/S: 1st gross – Phyllis Keyte/Hilary Lewis; 2nd gross – Jannine Murray/Pam Sullivan. E/W: 1st gross – Michelle Clark/Kadri Nelmes; 2nd gross Gail/Ian Pick

24/11/2012: 9 table Mitchell with a skip. N/S: 1st gross – Sybil Easterbrook/Phyllis Keyte; 2nd gross – Diana Gall/Margot Homfray. E/W: 1st gross – Graham Carson/Peter Baldwin; 2nd gross – Pat Janda/Silvia Van Rossum.

*** We meet at Brunswick Heads Community Centre on Monday and Saturday. Seated by 12.45. Guests welcome. If partner required, or information regarding Bridge lessons, please telephone Phyllis Keyte 6684 1103.

Ocean Shores

21/11 7 Table Mitchell . N/S: 1st gross: Peter Quirke/Graham Carson 2nd gross: Kathy Morgan/Janie Smith

E/W: 1st gross: Michel Boyle/Martin Nicholson Equal 2nd gross Eric Bridgeman/Brad Hurst

We meet at Ocean Shores Country Club every Wed evening. Seated by 6.15pm.

All Welcome. Phone Pam: 6680 3871.




Byron Bay

Results for Byron Bay Cycle Club Criterium racing last Sunday November 25.

A Grade

1st Dion Richard Wilkes – GraftonCC

2nd Reuben Donati – BBCC

3rd Graeme Turner – NRCC

B Grade

1st Shane Hulbert – NRCC

2nd Greg Williamson – MBahCC

3rd Tim Rice – HCC Sydney

C Grade

1st Jason Hardy – BBCC

2nd Darren Jarvis – BBCC

3rd Nick Smith – BBCC

D Grade

1st Kiran Rajaratnam – BBCC

2nd Nathan Straume – MbahCC

3rd Karen Robinson – MbahCC
*** BBCC AGM will be held Wednesday November 28 at Byron Services Club 6.30pm

Racing this Sunday with Northern Rivers CC 2nd Dec 2012 Criterium Ballina Industrial Estate 6.30am sign on 7am start. Next following race dates with Byron Bay Cycle Club is December 23.




Ocean Shores Ladies

Tuesday 20 November 2012. Stableford. 2nd Round Spring Bowl. Div 1 Winner M Murray 40 pts.

R/Up A Slater 38 pts. Div 2 Winner M Byron 42 pts. R/Up S Stephenson 41 pts. Div 1 NTP M Broughton

Div 2 M Mandigo. Vouchers to 31 pts. 36 hole overall winner for the Spring Bowl M Byron 73 pts & R/Up

S Stephenson 71 pts. 9 Hole Comp. Winner J Downer 16 pts.

Thursday 22nd November 2012. Stableford. Winner P Keenan 43 pts. R/Up J Baxter 38 pts

Vouchers to 35 c/b.

Saturday 24 November 2012. Stableford. Winner B Wingad 39 pts. R/Up P Keenan 38 pts. Vouchers to 33 c/b. NTP F Crowder.

Sunday 25 November 2012. Single Stableford 30 players. Ladies Winner Marilyn Mandigo 38 pts. R/Up

Marylou Pratt 36 pts. Mens Winner Keith Kennedy 38 pts c/b R/Up Richard Killion 38 pts. NTP’s 8th hole

Ladies Flo Crowder Men Derek Johns 17th hole. Ladies Marilyn Mandigo Men Keith Kennedy. The Annual Mervs Men v Sheilas Sheilas was won by the Men. Scores 32.93 its average against 30.80 pts.




Murwillumbah Rifle Club

Fullbore: 300 yards: D Chittick 98.10, 2, 100.10; S Dolan 97.9, 3, 100.9;

W Shoobridge 96.10, 3, 199.10.

Scope: P Gill 108.2, 18, 126.2; P Weeks 110.4, 12, 122.4; G Morris 113.1, 9, 122.1.

Smallbore: P Turner 392, 12, 404; L Mumford 386, 17, 403; B Rohweder 387, 15, 402; W Sunderland 399, 1, 400; P Weeks 398, 2, 400; K Thomson 393, 6, 399; A Turner 389, 10, 399.





Mark Smith won the singles competition undefeated. In his wake were John Harrison, with the one loss; then Raini Kahn (+6) and Fred Newman with two losses; then Heath Lines (+6), Chris Strybos, Meagan Webb (+7) and Junior Brittain.

*** All welcome; play is at the Mullumbimby Tennis Clubhouse, Byron Street Mullumbimby, Thursday 6.30pm start. Also, build on your skills with our new table tennis robot. Enquiries phone Mark 0409 473 517 or Chris 6684 1468.





Brunswick Heads

Wednesday 28/11/12

Round 14 – Perry Homes Comp

Cape Byron Medical Centre v Brunswick Heads Pharmacy – Kijay v B Trivett, M Virtue v C Booth, J Nicolson v R Hughes, T Grosse v B Doran

Occupational Health & Rehab Services v Byron Bay Trophies – R King v C Littlewood, P Vanhorff v P Hill, W Knight v C Johnston, F King v N Moon

Inky Business v Coastal Voice & Data – T Kropp v C Ashworth, W Ferrier v S Moon, J Gribble v S Schubert, C Naughton v P Frazier

The Potato Works v Ocean Shores Glass – G Davis v T Kable, C Walsh v A Li, A Cox v R Cameron, N Dunn v R James

Monday 3/12/12

Round 14 – Byron Health Foods Comp

Division 1 – 5pm C Littlewood v G Davis, B Trivett v Kijay; 5.30pm L Tomasella v L Powell

Division 2 – 5pm M Cassidy v R Hughes, C Walsh v S Moon; 5.30pm R King v A Li

Division 3 – 5pm L Fox v R Draper, J Nicolson v B Schubert; 6.30pm A Cox v J Gribble

Division 4 – 5.30pm C Johnston v G Carter, N Moon v F King. P Chaffer bye

Division 5 – 5pm C Naughton v J Hodges, B Doran v D Hodges, T Ashworth v A Chaffer

Wednesday 5/12/12

Semi –finals – Perry Homes Comp

*** All teams play in semifinals. Top four teams play in main semis, bottom teams play in plate semis. New Wed mixed comp starts 19/12/12. 

Phone 6685 1794 if you wish to play.


Brunswick Heads 

Tuesday 27/11/12

Round 10 – J V Towing Comp

6pm Bad v Redbacks, Eagles v Kriss Kross. Duty – Spikers

7pm Flash v Billigoats, Be Cool v Spikers. Duty – Bad

Thursday 29/11/12

6pm Easybeats v Cheetas, Wam v Misfits, Flukes v Volleys. Duty – Exodia

7pm Fireflys v Divas, Grogmonsters v Chilli Twist, Exodia v Bop, Spiked Punch v Dashes. Duty – Misfits

Tuesday 4/12/12

Round 11 – J V Towing Comp

6pm Flash v Spikers, Eagles v Be Cool. Duty – Kriss Kross

7pm Bad v Billigoats, Kriss Kross v Redbacks. Duty – Eagles

*** Phone 6685 1794 to play. Beginners welcome.




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