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Dreaming of Midsummer

Byron Ballet Company is currently preparing for one of the world’s most beloved ballets, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. This...

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Iron Gates developer launches appeal against DA refusal at Evans Head

It is a saga that has been going on for over 30 years and that some hoped might finally have come to an end. But that is not to be the case with an appeal against the refusal of the Iron Gates development application (DA) at Evans Head now having been submitted.

Firearm and drug offence charges laid after Coraki vehicle stop

NSW Police say a man has been charged after a firearm and prohibited drugs were seized during a vehicle stop yesterday.

The soul of football-based sports

'It is around this time of the year I look at myself in the mirror and ask, "what is wrong with me?"' 

Chemicals left by first stars in the universe may have been detected by the Gemini North telescope

The chemical remains of the earliest stars in the universe may have been discovered by astronomers.

Dreaming of Midsummer

Byron Ballet Company is currently preparing for one of the world’s most beloved ballets, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. This...

Local MPs to embark on flood fact finding mission

Four local MPs will tour the Queensland Reconstruction Authority’s Brisbane headquarters tomorrow on a fact finding mission that will hopefully assist the flood recovery process in the Northern Rivers.

Phoenix Hippi won the Women’s Player

Local teams blitzed the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Spring Australian Open held at the Cavanbah Centre over the weekend. The Academy Byron Bay took out first place, while Point Break Jiu Jitsu from Mullumbimby came in fourth place out of 40 academies from all around Australia. All told the event attracted over 200 contestants.

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Bundjalung art market

This year the region’s favourite Art on Bundjalung Market is coming to Kyogle on Saturday 22 October. The event will take over Stratheden St...

Interview with Phil Manning

What do blues folk Muddy Waters, Roy Buchanan, Albert Collins, BB King, Albert King, Freddie King, Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee, Robert Cray, George Thorogood,...

Ballina council taking suggestions for Lennox Head plan

Anyone with ideas for improving or protecting particular parts of Lennox and Skennars Heads has until 28 October to let the Ballina Shire Council know.

Rain on the way…

Heavy rain is expected across much of the east coast of Australia over the coming week, but there is cautious optimism that the Northern Rivers won't cop the worst of the falls this time.