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April 23, 2021

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East Ballina Lions desperately needs new members

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5MW solar farm funding under question

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Interview with Toni Childs

Internationally celebrated musician, Emmy winner and three times Grammy nominee Toni Childs is bringing her show to The Brunswick Picture House. With two acts, Childs is promising a special two hour performance as she celebrates her vast catalogue of music, which also saw her celebrate the 30th anniversary of her critically acclaimed album Union in 2019.

MardiGrass is on and Nimbin is ready to roll

The recent cancellation of Bluesfest sent a shiver up the spine of MardiGrass host Michael Balderstone, as visions of the same fate awaiting the annual protest at Nimbin came too close for comfort.

Government bullying and hidden agendas

Frank Ball, Tweed Heads The treatment of Christine Holgate while CEO of Australia Post is nothing short of scandalous. Not only...

Byron Drag Racers World Record

The local AAA Racing motorcycle team have set a new world record in 100cc class, as well as a top national speed in 50cc class at the recent Australian Speed Week held at Salt Lake Gairdner, South Australia.

Upgrades for Lighthouse Parade in Ballina

One of the showcase areas of Ballina is about to get a safety and aesthetic upgrade, with the Lighthouse Parade Pedestrian Precinct and Road Safety Project commencing soon.

Brunswick Heads Public School's 'Eco Kids' during last Friday's tree-plating in the school's showpiece garden as part of National Tree Day. Photo supplied
Brunswick Heads Public School’s ‘Eco Kids’ during last Friday’s tree-plating in the school’s showpiece garden as part of National Tree Day. Photo supplied

Brunswick Heads Public School’s garden is the pride of students and teachers alike, much admired by local passers-by and many tourists who visit the town.

On Friday, their garden was further enhanced for National Tree Day, with 15 students who make up the school’s ‘Eco Kids’ holding a planting event in the garden out front, which was registered as a participating event of Planet Ark’s activities.

The students contacted Byron Shire Council, who kindly donated, via Wilsons Creek Nursery, 50 bush tucker seedlings to the productive school garden.


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