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December 9, 2021

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Byron Shire Council elections still being counted

There are 25,414 registered voters in the Byron Shire local government area (LGA) who are responsible for electing a...

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Bulwinkle Park, Alstonville closed

Following strong winds overnight that led to the fall of a tree and fallen power lines Ballina Shire Council has temporarily closed Bulwinkle Park, Alstonville.

Which values are important for the region?

Public opinion sure is divided about the Dunoon Dam (the DuD). Clearly it does not have sufficient social licence...

Public health neglected

On Monday 29 November 2021, I was in Mullumbimby Woolworths around 1–1.30pm. I counted 14 people without a mask,...

A little rail tale

There is still a chance to save our wonderful railway line between Casino and Murwillumbah, especially in the Byron...

Voting options on paid parking

Council paid parking in Byron Bay, and National Parks NSW paid parking, has ruined the amenity we once had,...

Christmas lunch made easy

Fig Tree can bring the feast to your family table this Christmas Day, supplying everything you need for the...

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Ben Purnell at Club Lennox on Sunday

Ben Purnell has been performing in the northern rivers and surrounding regions since early 2000. He’s played in CHXSM, LHB, Big Fly, Due Wave Duo and Due Wave. His music features a mixture of styles and genres with influences such as The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Incubus, Rage Against the Machine, Sublime, Nirvana, Pink Floyd, Queens of the Stone Age, Ben Harper and Xavier Rudd. These influences help promote a wide variety in original and covered music. Presenting a fun and energetic mixture of music is played to appeal to a wide audience. Styles include rock, reggae, blues, alternative, and punk. Covered artists range from John Butler and Queens Of The Stone Age to Ray Charles. Ben appears at Club Lennox on Sunday from 4pm.


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