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May 6, 2021

Bangalow Christmas Carnival bigger, better than ever

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Rous Chair talks underground water

Since the Dunoon Dam was shelved, Rous County Council has put a new draft of the Future Water Project 2060 on public exhibition. They are currently seeking feedback from people living in the four constituent councils of Richmond Valley, Byron, Ballina and Lismore.

Local women surfers impressive in good conditions

The All Girl Surfriders had ‘an absolute ripper of a round’ held in beautiful, autumn sunshine and a glassy swell up to 1.2 metres.

Local kite surfer smashes long distance world record

It was a cold, windy night on the rugged NSW south coast and Brian Kiss von Soly was wrapped up in a silver emergency blanket like a human burrito. 

Father of Julian Assange to speak on the Northern Rivers this week

Northern Rivers residents can hear Mr Shipton in person at the Courthouse Hotel this Tuesday, May 4, from 7pm as part of the monthly Turning Point Talks.

Magician/comedian Ivana Drinkalot sails through the air with the help of a few local superheroes and Bangalow’s annual Christmas Eve street party. Photo Wayne Penn

Bangalow’s annual Christmas Eve street party, always a drawcard, seemed even more popular given Sunday evening’s balmy weather.

And while there were many of the usual acts in attendance, including Byron Bay’s world famous Space Cowboy swallowing swords and juggling chainsaws, our award for ‘best newcomer’ went to bumbling magician but side-splitting comedian Ivana Drinkalot.

Ms Drinkalot, resplendent in a very brief, sparkly costume, managed to convince three big Bangalow blokes to don superhero costumes (one of them female) and help her ‘fly’ through the audience.

Soon after succeeding in this feat, she managed to retrieve the $100 note of one of them that she earlier led us to believe she had set fire to, much to the relief of the punters.


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