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April 11, 2021

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A win for the roughy

The battle for the 'roughy had been a tough road for conservationists and hopefully this win will be the last fight.

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Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 7 April, 2021

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 7 April, 2021

Big swinging dicks

Keith Duncan, Pimlico After the tumultuous events of the past weeks regarding alleged sexual assaults within the Liberal Party and...

Dili facing double disaster

The capital of East Timor, Dili, is reeling after flood waters swept through the city on the weekend, leaving at least 27 dead. The President of East Timor, Francisco Guterres Lú-Olo, described the floods as a 'great calamity'.

Wooing the discerning gin drinker with Husk Botanic

Husk founder, Paul Messenger, introduces his new Husk Botanic – a fresh cane spirit, designed to be mixed with...

Murwillumbah Arts Trail coming in May

The sixth Murwillumbah Arts Trail is all set for the weekend of 29-30 May 2021. From its beginnings in 2015, the arts trail has grown to be a major festival for the visual arts, as well as a vibrant community event.

Shearwater almost perfect with 99kW solar

Shearwater, the Mullumbimby Steiner School, has made the switch to solar, installing a 99 kW system to power the school into the future.

Faith with daddy's 55 Desoto
Faith with daddy’s 55 Desoto

With more 1,300 cars participating this year’s Cooly Rocks On, there may have been a few overheated radiators as the parade of ‘50s and ‘60s automobiles took to the streets of Coolangatta, Kirra and Tweed Heads on Saturday and Sunday for Shannon’s Show’n’Shine.

All cars at Cooly Rocks On must have a production date of 31 December 1969 or earlier but replicas built prior to that date are also eligible to enter.

Organisers boast it is ‘one of the most extraordinary and unique displays of custom and classic cars and hot rods in the country. Behind every one of these cars is a fascinating history and a fastidious owner.’

They estimate the value of cars on display this year topped the $30 million mark.

Photo gallery by Jeff Dawson


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Council crews working hard to repair potholes

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Poor Pauline

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New film celebrates getting back outside

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