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Lismore’s latest flood fighting asset arrives

The NSW State Emergency Service’s first custom-built High Clearance Vehicle, known as a Unimog, has arrived at its new permanent home of Lismore.

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.

Lismore Lantern Parade – Vale John Lush

Once again the community of Lismore came together to celebrate with the Lantern Parade on June 25.

Australian-first Surf Series and workshops ends in Lennox Head on Sunday

It might be cold outside but that's not stopping women who love to surf and over 100 women and girls will participate in the first female event series in Australia on Sunday at Lennox Head.

Destruction of Brunswick Heads mahogany

The foulest crime against the planet was committed secretly in the heart of Brunswick Heads during the pandemic lockdown....

Govt considers underwriting small energy retailers after Enova’s collapse

In the wake of the collapse of local green energy retailer, Enova, the NSW government say they are considering underwriting small energy retailers who face unfair market competition from large retailers who also generate electricity.

If your idea of the festive season is more a packed bong and the hippie soundtrack than a packed stocking and canned carols, we have just the tonic for you: The Songs of the Haight Ashbury Stage Show.

Longtime Nimbin resident S Sorrensen has an insider’s view into alternative culture that is both eye opening and funny. He intersperses the musical performances with stories and anecdotes of the era.

US expat James T performs the songs with which he toured the world for 10 years as the singer and guitarist of Canned Heat.

Blues diva Lil’Fi sings Janis Joplin with an authority that comes from living the life of a true believer on the path of the blues; this ‘spirit-raiser’ has been described as ‘channeling’ Janis.

Connor Cleary is an electrifying guitarist who breathes Hendrix from every cell.

Bill Jacobi’s finger-pickin’ and tramp-roots style is a perfect partnership with Country Joe, Arlo Guthrie and Dylan.

Dolphin Award-winning chanteuse Andrea Soler takes Joni Mitchell’s songs to a new place with her tousled honeyed tones that capture the Californian sunshine.

Diana Anaid performs the music of Grace Slick and Jefferson Airplane. White Rabbit could have been written for Diana and she stamps it with a signature that is unforgettably hers.

All the performers are backed by the All-Star-Full-Tilt-Band, who will have you out of your seat and rocking like it’s 1967!

Don’t miss it at Stokers Siding Hall on Saturday at 8pm. $25.

Tickets available at Organic Revolution, Main St, Murwillumbah, 6672 7070. Phone reservations call 6679 5074.


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Teen missing from Coffs Harbour

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

A poem

Row upon row Lest we forget the rows of trees they planted to recall the rows of boys they sent to die in the war Jon Paul Summers, Suffolk Park

Destruction of Brunswick Heads mahogany

The foulest crime against the planet was committed secretly in the heart of Brunswick Heads during the pandemic lockdown. The rarest and most iconic...

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.