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May 29, 2024

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Byron biz digs in for BayFM

The Byron business community gathered at Fishheads for their new menu launch and a fundraiser for Bay FM last week, with $1,360 being raised for the independent radio station.

Other News

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: The Cancer Raffle

‘This is Radiology, we are following up on one of your tests. Please contact our office.’ That’s not the message you want after you’ve had a mammogram. I’m 56, my best friend just went through a year-long ordeal with breast cancer and now is in the clear. I have had many friends get mastectomies. Other beautiful women I know and have loved, have died. Breast cancer is something one in seven women or people with breasts will be diagnosed with. It’s a raffle we all have tickets in but none of us want to win. But one in seven will.

Kinship Festival – Unity Celebration

In Murwillumbah 6,000 people celebrated the annual Kinship Festival on Saturday, 25 May with the theme of Yabulgu – Together as one, Unity for our children’s future.

Local public hospitals deliver amid record demand

Public hospitals across Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWLHD) continued to provide high quality, safe care throughout the first quarter of 2024, despite unprecedented demand for emergency care.

The Darling Muffs of May need your help to reach fundraising target

Raising money to support frontline services for women who are homeless or at risk of homelessness has been the driving force behind the Darling Muffs of May’s fundraising this year.

Legal system fails to keep kids safe

Fifteen years ago, Karen Bell’s three children – Bon 18 months, Maddie 5, and Jack 7, were found with their dead father Gary Bell in a vehicle at Perico – a collapsed hippy colony on the NSW far south coast.

Homelessness service funded – but only for a year

With 2024 Street Count data indicating a 16 per-cent increase in rough sleepers in Byron Shire, the NSW government has responded to say that the previously-announced Assertive Outreach team will receive $1.3m in funding for a year.



Brunswick Heads Women

Tuesday 21st May.  Open Singles Round 2: Liz Beale 25 def. Beryl Boorman 20. Social bowls: Kerry Dexter & Lorraine McCormick 21 def. Edith Beddoes & Marian Parsons 13. Pat Brining, Annie Revie & Joy Kearney 21 def. Rosa Kinnear, Dawn Hay & Eveline Marks 14. Winners: Rink 2. L. Beale & F. Parkes [marker]. Raffle won by E. Marks. Congratulations to the ladies who participated in the District Pairs Championships held on Monday and Tuesday, and whilst not getting through to the finals, did handle themselves very well. Better luck next year.

*** Club fees are due May 31 and remain the same as last year. 

Byron Bay Men

The second round of the Club Triples Championship played on Saturday in between showers between Don Baker, Peter Darby and Brian Burton against Robert Rays, Jim Clark and Dick Aldridge with Robert, Jim and Dick winning.

The other round of the Triples was Reg Condie, Werner Borkhardt and Gavin McPhail who also had a win against John Brooker, Pat Anderson and Peter Lofts.

Thursdays self selected pairs winners this week were two of our ladies, Lorraine Earea and Terese Hillard with Judith Wright and Reg Condie runners-up. The meat tray was won by Terese Hillard. The jackpot was not won now stands at $80 next week.

Kingscliff Men

Pennants News: In the Division 4 play off against Ocean Shores proved too strong for Kingscliff. Winning two rinks to one and having an overall winning margin.

District News: Kingscliff bowlers dominated in the Finals of the District Open and Senior Singles played on Sunday May 26. In the Seniors Vic Lewis and Kevin Liddington both won their Semi-final matches. In the Final Vic got an early jump on Kevein and held onto that lead to take the match 31 shots to 24. Congratulations to both bowlers. In the Semi-finals  of the Open Singles Ian Taylor defeated Mario Azzopardi while Troy Makin from Ocean Shores defeated Michael Turner. The Final was an exciting match with Troy picking up five shots on the first two ends and holding a 12 – 10 lead after twelve ends. However Tails winning eight of next eleven ends to take 28 – 15 lead after 23 ends. Troy did fight back gamely but Tails proved too steady and won 31 – 23. Congratulations to all players.

Social Bowls Results: The Kingscliff Meat Gallery Tuesday Morning Open Pairs: May 21: Winners: B Watson, J Felton. Runners Up: E Taylor, K Liddington. Plate Winners: G & R Phipps. Thursday Triples May 23: Winners: J Davies, A Bousie, B Clarke; W Wood, T Dimmock, T Findlay; K Banks, P Crompton, T Hills. Plate Winners: W Davies, R Dark, T King.

*** Club Championship News: Play in the Open Fours will commence this Saturday 1st June with Round Two taking place on Sunday 2nd June. The draw for Round One is B Watson, K Dawson, H Highfield, J Felton v H DeVries, N Gleeson, B Butler, B Jack; D Crompton, R Phipps, P Crompton, R Amour v K Banks, G Barrack, B Turner, M Turner; O Simpson, S Quinn, R Erickson, P Duncan v M Mesic, R Raeburn, B Clarke, J Reardon; B Harris, H Hockey, I Taylor, K Liddington v S Bass, J Ritchie, I Turnbull, D Roughly. 

Upcoming events: Thursday June 13 – Kingscliff Men’s Charity Day. Saturday June 22 – Kingscliff Men’s President’s and Patron’s Day. Saturday June 29 – Kingscliff Men’s Pennants Breakup.

Mullumbimby Ex-Services Women

21 May  Social Bowls

R Wainwright, S Brown (W Jackpot) def J Ball, J Lee.  R Mills, J Beaumont def E Walker, G Henry.  S Thomas, H Robb def I Pettendy, B Reglin.  Raffle, J Kidman.  List on board for Minor and Major Singles.  Annual Members Fees are now due.  Committee Meeting, 11 June at 10.30am, don’t forget spinners.

Ocean Shores Men

Monday, May 20 Men’s Triples  first K Hosie, A Montgomery, R Roberts.  Second R Linnabury, M Cronin, G Llewellyn.

Saturday, May 22 Pennant Results    Div. four won  Div. six lost. Div four play off for Zone 1 pennant in Maclean.

*** Coming Events  Sunday June 2 Rock and Roll Bowls. 1pm start. All welcome.

Ocean Shores Women

Unfortuntely due to wet weather mixed and ladies social bowls were cancelled.  However, Johnnie Busch and Judy Williams withstood the elements and played the final of the Minor Club Singles.   It was a tussle all the way but in the end Judy held her nerve and took the title.   Well done to both players on reaching the final.

Tweed Byron District Women

May 22:  Congratulations to Coral Withers (Skip) and Wendy Fielding, this year’s winners of the District Championship Pairs.  These ladies fought out a tough final against last year’s winners, Mary Chisholm and Carolyn Caine.  Both teams, playing magnificent bowls, enthralled spectators from beginning to end.  Well done, girls.

*** May 31:  District Gala day will be conducted at Ocean Shores. As it is the District’s 25th Anniversary, a great day is assured. See you all there, ladies.

June 4-5:  Region One Pennant Play-Offs.  Best wishes for good bowling go to our wonderful District representatives in this major event. Kingscliff and Pottsville sides will contest the Grades 1 and 2 flags respectively at Ocean Shores BC while Mullumbimby in the 3s and Ocean Shores in the 4s section will do battle at Pottsville.

Congratulations to Doreen Buckley from Pottsville BC who has been appointed as Chairman of the TBD Umpires Sub-Committee. We wish Doreen every success in this new role. Well done, Doreen.


Brunswick Heads

20/5/2013 8 table bye & share

N/S  1st gross Mary Solway & Martin Nicholson 2nd gross Denise Devir & Richard Pedicini

E/W 1st gross Robert Eldridge & Hilary Kerr      2nd gross Jannine Murray & Colleen Wellings

25/5/2013 9 Table Mitchell

N/S 1st Gross Freda Star & Patricia Hems 2nd gross Mary Solway & Evelyn Hollick

E/W 1st Gross Jenny Bush & Allan Gibson 2nd grossJune Selleck & Gwenyth Falson 



Date: 22/05/13 Single Stableford

Winner: Ray Lawler Score: 39

Runner Up: Andrew Baldwin Score: 38

Nearest the Pins

5th: J Williams 364cm

7th: NA

9th: J Morgan 142cm

12th: N Farquar 320cm

17th: NA

Ball Run Down: 36 C/B

Date: 25/05/13 Single Stableford

Winner: Stephen Birney Score: 41

Runner Up: Michael George Score: 38

Nearest the Pins

5th: K Gannon 530cm

7th: NA

9th: J Bos 706cm

12th: W Rogers 682cm

17th: N Rutter 675cm

Ball Run Down: 33 C/B

Gundies Mug: Nick Emmanoilidis Score: 37


Date: 23/05/13 2 Person Ambrose

Winner: Ruth Slogrove & Lynette Kee Score: 68

Nearest the Pins

5th: NA

7th: NA

9th: N Carsburg

12th: N Carsburg

17th: NA

Pro Pin: NA

Ball Run Down: 71 1/4 C/B

Ocean Shores Ladies

Tuesday 21/5/13

1st rd Ocean Shores Ladies Shootout. 4BBBB Stroke

Sponsored by W D Nicholls.

Winners: L Wall & A Hauser 62pts R/u K Howard & M Pratt 64pts c/b

3rd: S Tarrant & G Foulis 64pts. 4th: V Marsh & H Perry 65pts

NTP Div 1 K Howard. Div 2 H Perry. Div 3 L Harcourt.

Vouchers to 68 c/b.

Nine hole winner: J Downer 17pts.

Thursday 23/5/13

Annual OSMUR Shield Challenge

Ocean Shores v Murwillumbah held at Murwillumbah

Winning team: Ocean Shores

Single stableford winner: L Wall 44pts

Saturday 25/5/13

Stroke & Monthly Medal Putting

Winner: B Wingad 79nett. NTP B Wingad

Putting Winner:  P Kennan 31c/b

Medal Winner: B Wingad

Ocean Shores Men

Monday May 20 Stableford first B O’Donnell 40 c/b second A Donaldson 40 c/b third G Hannigan 36 NTP 3rd P Irby 17th A Kay

Wednesday May 22 Stableford Div. one first A Bullock 40 c/b second M Barnes 40 c/b  third P Conaghan 39 Div. two first E Pittendrigh 37 c/b second J Cullen 37 c/b third M Pfeil 36 c/b NTP 3rd L Trudgeon 6th M Wilsdon 8th A Dickens 12th A Bullock  17th B Nichols

Friday May 24 Nine and Dine first B Cameron 19 c/b second D Lawson 19 c/b

Saturday May 25 4BBB Stableford first M Watson, P Crumpler 47 second S Wilson, R Sartor 46 third G Mockler, T Beashel 45 NTP 3rd I Howard 6th M Ward 8th M Watson Hole in One 12th K Jones 15th G Player 17th T Dickson


Murwillumbah Rifle Club

Fullbore: 600 yards: S Dolan 98.12, 1, 99.12; Phippard 97.10, 1, 98.8.10;

W Shoobridge 96.7, 2, 98.7; T Matthews 91.5, 5, 96.5.

Scope: G Morris 111.3, 7, 118.3; M Sforcina 109.2, 6, 115.2; P Weeks 104.3, 8, 112.3; R Millingen 100.

Smallbore: G Johnston 391, 7, 398; H Harvey 374, 23, 397; K Thomson 384, 10, 394; G MacMahon 387, 5, 392; B Harvey 371, 17, 388; A Turner 377, 10, 387; J Pollard 373; T Pollard 342.


Far North Coast regional Titles

Surfers from all over the North coast travelled to Cabarita on the weekend to compete

in this years Surfing Far North Coast regional titles.

Faced with challenging conditions whipped up by strong winds the young crew did

themselves proud with some high performance ripping and were rewarded with

high scores from the judging panel

As the spray settled on Sunday afternoon we were left with a strong team to

represent the region at the state titles in late July at Maroubra in Sydney.

Placings and team members are as follows:

U/18 Boys

1 Jeames Young, Yamba

2 Sheldon Simpkis, Tweed Heads

3 Chris Zaffis, Angourie

4 Jhamil Coorey, Byron Bay

=5 Will Harbison, Byron Bay

=5 Jake Snellgrove, Lennox Head.

U/16 Boys

1 Shane Dennis, Yamba

2 Joe Brooker, Pottsville

3 Zac Wightman, Lennox Head

4 Kian Shahar, Suffolk Park

=5 Luke Condon,Lennox Head

=5Nathan Still, Kingscliff.

U/14 Boys

1 Joel Paxton, Ewingsdale

2 Kyuss King, Byron Bay

3 Mikey McDonagh Lennox Head

4 George Mountjoy Byron Bay.

U/12 Boys

1 Dane Pullinger, Cabarita

2 Jayke Mellows, Cabarita.

U/18 Girls
1 Cali McDonagh, Lennox Head

2 Ashlee Spence, Kingscliff

3 Holly Mountjoy, Byron Bay.

U/16 Girls

1 Kobie Enright, Tweed Heads

2 Jacinta Greenup,Cabarita

3 Kirra-lee Conner, Kingscliff.

U/14 Girls

1 Alyssa Lock, Tweed Heads.

Lennox All Girls

The All Girls Surfriders Club Lennox Head held there May club round at Broken Head Beach on Sunday in surprisingly good conditions. Weather reports and wind reports indicated strong winds and messy surf and Lennox was a sea of white wash – Broken Head however was protected contestable and sunny! The girls were super lucky to spend the majority of the morning surfing with pods of dolphins in their heats. The Ma Bendall Inter-club Challenge is coming up in June and we look forward to seeing everyone there.Results for the May club round are:-

DIV1. 1.Ebony Santamaria 2.Roisin Carolan 3.Natasha Ryan 4. Shona Macindoe.

DIV2. 1. Mahlia Carr 2.Lizzie Gavaghan 3.Sage Lilleyman 4.Jen Buddee

DIV3. 1.Mia Francis 2.Jess Mills 3. Shaylla Young 4. Nyxie Ryan.

LONG BOARDS. 1. Roisin Carolan 2.Carol Stevenson 3.Deb Tinker 4.Marian Pentecost.

JUNIOR BEG. 1.Skye Thomas 2. Marley Bickford 3. Hannah Kelly 4. Lucie Kalisvaart.

SENIOR BEG 1. Trenna Gillott 2. Vanessa Mills 3. Fran Murdoch.




Tuesday May 28 Little Stormers and Storm Troopers 4:30pm to 5:45pmAll teams are now to duty on their own game

Wednesday May 29 A Grade Men and Women Competition 6:00pm Court 1 da Tigers Vs Oddshots :Court 2 NADS Vs Casino:

7pm Court 1 Black Panthers Vs Celtics: Court 2 Black Panther (W) Vs Breakers:

8pm Court 1 Boomshakalaka Vs Dreaming Team Court 2 Frigid Air Vs Flying Dutchmen

Bye: Women SCU Women:Bye Men: Fighting Irish: Duty:

All Teams do duty on their own games

Referees:6pm Court 1:Katie/Phil Court 2: Len/James:

7pm Court1 James/Phil: Court 2 Len /Elissa:8pm Court 1: Phil/Elissa  Court 2: Len/

Secondary CompetitionJunior Competition

4:30pm Court 1 Suns Vs Witches: Court 2 Wizards Vs Planets

5:15pm Court 2 Stars Vs MoonSenior Competition

5:15pm Court 1 Hotshots Vs Biztax Bisons

6:00pm Court 1 Dunkers Vs Assisters

Court 2: Dribblers Vs Slammers

Referees: 4:30pm Court 1: Teagan/Katie: Court 2: Caralie/Dylan Referees: 5:15pm Court 1:Kiara/Caralie   Court 2:Teagan/Katie

6:00pm Court 1:Kiara/Maddison   Court 2: Zoe/Dylan

Monday June 3 The Finals begin

*** www.lismorebasketball.net.au or Phone 0410 777 572.


Brunswick Heads

Wednesday 29/5/13

Round 5 – Cape Byron Medical Centre Comp

Brunswick Heads Pharmacy v Coastal Voice & Data – C Walsh v A Li, N Moon v P Chaffer, W Knight v C Johnston, P Frazier v R James

Occupational Health & Rehab Services v The Potato Works – M Virtue v R King, J Gribble v S Schubert, A Chaffer v J Nicolson, R Walsh v B Doran

Ocean Shores Glass v Inky Business – S  Koop v W Ferrier, P Hill v C Booth, A Cox v R Cameron, F King v C Naughton

Division 1 – B Trivett v T Kropp, C Littlewood v G Davis

Monday 3/6/13

Round 5 – Byron Health Foods Comp

Division 1 – 5pm C Littlewood v B Trivett, D Bird v L Tomasella, T Kropp v V Pires; 5.30pm L Powell v G Davis

Division 2 – 5pm S Moon v C Walsh, N Moon v S Koop; 5.30pm A Li v R King

Division 3 – 5pm S Schubert v J Gribble, A Fraser v B Schubert, R Draper v P Chaffer. A Cox bye

Division 4 – 5pm C Johnston v C Naughton; 5.30pm J Hodges v G Carter; 7pm T Avedission v A Chaffer

Division 5 – 5.30pm T Grosse v F King, C McAllister v R Walsh. B Doran bye


Wednesday 5/6/13

Round 6 – Cape Byron Medical Centre Comp

Brunswick Heads Pharmacy v Occupational Health & Rehab Services – C Walsh v M Virtue, N Moon v J Gribble, W Knight v A Chaffer, P Frazier v R Walsh

Coastal Voice & Data v Ocean Shores Glass – A Li v S Koop, P Chaffer v P Hill, C Johnston v A Cox, R James v F King

Inky Business v The Potato Works – W Ferrier v R King, C Booth v S Schubert, R Cameron v J Nicolson, C Naughton v B Doran

Division 1 – B Trivett v G Davis, C Littlewood v T Kropp

*** Phone 6685 1794 to play.


Brunswick Heads 

Tuesday 28/5/13

Finals & Play-offs – Mullum Power Tools Comp

6pm Packers v Flash, Wilson v Bad. Duty – Spikers

7pm Billigoats v Spikers, Ravens v Kriss Kross. Mangoes bye. Duty – Flash


Thursday 30/5/13

Round 4 – Ocean Shores True Value Hardware Comp

6pm Chilli Twist v Exodia, Mars Bars v Dashes, Unbeatables v Gabes Girls. Duty – Fireflys

7pm Volleys v Fukes, Grogmonsters v Amigas, Divas v Fireflys, Spiked Punch v Cheetas. Wam bye. Duty – Unbeatables & Michelle


Tuesday 4/6/13

Round 1 – Mullum Power Tools Comp

Start of new 3 a side mixed comp. Draw not available at time of publication.

*** Phone 66851794 to play. Beginners welcome



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