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May 10, 2021

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Deep listening and housing ideas under Mullum’s fig trees for Renew Fest

Around a hundred presenters, musicians, other artists and community activators plus a bumper crowd of punters all came together under the fig trees at the Mullumbimby Showground over the weekend for Renew Fest 2021.

Other News

Dreaming about a bucket-list surfing and wellness holiday?

Have you always dreamt about traveling to exotic ‘bucket-list’ beach destinations like Bali or Vanuatu… or are your dreams...

More money for Byron Shire roads and bridges

The NSW government has announced almost $5 million dollars in funding for Byron Shire infrastructure.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Killer Crocs!

When I was 18, to rebel against the world my parents had created, I shaved a half Mohawk, encouraged my hair to stand on end, grew my armpit hair, wore torn black rags, too much eyeliner and wore 18-hole Dr. Martens boots. These days, to give their parents the shits, the kids are wearing Crocs. With socks. They’re going for comfort.

Independent wants to be Byron’s new mayor

Independent Byron Shire Councillor Basil Cameron has announced his candidature for Mayor.

Water strategy

Alan Dickens, Brunswick Heads The people of Mullumbimby would be aware that Byron Shire Council (BSC) intends to hand over...

Lismore Council set to increase fees, cut costs in a bid to balance budget

Lismore City Council is set to increase fees and charges and cut spending in an attempt to overcome a $19.5m operating deficit.

She’s our own Lil’ Fi

WP-LiFi4Lil’ Fi is one of the original roots music performers on the festival circuit today. Part blues, rockabilly, punk and jazz, all original, all Lil’ Fi – and now, our Lil’ Fi.

‘I live in the blessed hills of Uki,’ she says. ‘I moved here four years ago after the big fires in Victoria where I was living.

I looked at the waterfall map of Queensland, as this was where I wanted to return to, originally hailing from the great southeast of Bundaberg and Brisbane.’

Lil’ Fi says she looked at the highest waterfall and her choices were Uki or the Atherton Tablelands. ‘We had lots of friends from the northern rivers and decided that was where we would go. The very best decision I’ve ever made. I found a great community and the arts in this region are so inspiring. The people are kind and I have found my calling in playing music in many forms with a wide variety of fine musicians. Can’t love it any more.

UKI ROCKS!’

Lil’ Fi is always playing around he traps but this weekend you can see her at Blues on Broadbeach.

 

 

 


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