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March 3, 2021

Time to strap the footy boots on again

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Soli becalmed in NSW Pro surf series

Local surfer Soli Bailey has finished in second place at the Mad Mex Maroubra Pro World Surf League Qualifying Series event held at Sydney’s Maroubra beach last weekend.

Other News

Ballina Dragons invite public to have a go

The Ballina Dragon Boat Racing Club is having a come and try day on Saturday 6 March, on the Richmond River at Ballina.

Random Mullumbimby breath test leads police to cannabis and ketamine

Police say that a random breath test in Mullumbimby has led to the seizure of cannabis and ketamine.

Police looking for missing Pottsville woman

Police say they are seeking public assistance to locate a woman missing from Pottsville for almost a week.

Bringing down the heat in our ‘hood

How well we survive the future depends on our vision for our towns and suburbs – and on how we bring that vision about.

Storylines: Uluru Statement from the Heart

The 'Uluru Statement from the Heart' seeks constitutional reform to empower Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to have a say and be involved over matters that impact their lives.

Croquet club gets new turf as it prepares to host NSW championship

The Byron Bay Croquet Club is ready for another big year that includes new turf, hosting a state championship and building on last year’s membership growth.

The Wildcats are keen for another big year.

The Byron Bay FC Spell and the Gypsy Collective Wildcats have started training for the 2018 season and are looking for new recruits.

After a successful 2017 the club is aiming to build two competitive teams again this year, playing in the top two divisions.

This can only happen with numbers and enthusiasm, and we need YOU!

We are a very inclusive bunch who value teamwork, fun and playing the game.

If you’ve never played but are interested or maybe are just coming back after a break from sport, the club would like to hear from you.

Training is on Wednesday evenings from 5.15pm till to 7pm at the Byron Recreation grounds.

The Brunswick Valley Bulldogs AFL side are also holding a sign-on is on this Saturday February 24th at Stan Thompson oval, 11am–2pm.

There will be games based on the skills of Australian football, hand ball target, goal kicking, football relay and other activities.


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Shores United win local derby in season opener

Shores United FC began their season in the Anzac Cup B football competition with a 3-1 win over local rivals the Mullumbimby Brunswick Valley FC last Sunday.

Ballina Dragon Boaters win world championships

Shelley Cornish from Tintenbar has won two gold medals in the world indoor rowing championships as well as a world record time, while husband Paul Hurley chimed in with a silver medal.

Senior players triumph at Cherry Street Croquet Club

The experience combination of Joan Campbell (92 years young) and Elaine Astley (89) were able to beat the field and collect a win in the Cherry Streety Twilight Golf Croquet Plate Competition held at Ballina.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 3 March, 2021

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 3 March, 2021