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May 19, 2021

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Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning May 19

‘This Life’ is the first single off Jesse Morris and the Shakedown’s forthcoming and first ever vinyl release titled The Children of the Sun. 

Other News

Diverse and resilient

Andrya Hart, The Channon After statements and actions by some Rous councillors, I am left wondering how many refusals to...

All fired up: former magistrate fumes at news of the world

How does one react to news of environmental vandalism, rampant domestic violence and mutilation of women without anger or distress?

Protesters or ‘protectors’?

Jan Barham, Broken Head Mr Saul’s comments last week regarding his Linnaeus ecotourism development included reference to ‘protesters’, but a...

Marvell Hall’s ‘Dangerously Poetic’ fundraiser

This Sunday Marvell Hall will host a tribute to some of the street-named fellows with poetry, music and portraits as a fundraiser for the hall.

Editorial: The vulnerable at risk

Most of us would hope that the taxes we pay go towards key areas such as health, education and to supporting the most vulnerable in our community.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Stirring the Tea Pot

A house without tea is not a home.

Paul Brecht, Evans Head

Mark Zuckerberg and his Facebook company should be gone forever. Also any other company on social media who commits unacceptable behaviour.

Saying sorry doesn’t cut it to your victims, Facebook. Also, Andrew Bolt’s racism isn’t acceptable either. Get him off media too. Talk about hate speech: he’s got it in spades.


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Interview with Peter Castaldi

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Byron Bay FC undefeated in ’21

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Interview with magician James Galea

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Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Stirring the Tea Pot

A house without tea is not a home.