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February 9, 2023

Imagination running wild

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Iron Gates development in Evans Head land owners go into administration – again

The Iron Gates development, that is on flood- and fire-prone land near Evans Head, has been fought by the community for over 30 years. The current company that owns the site, Goldcoral Pty Ltd whose director is Graeme Ingles, has now been placed into administration.

Other News

We’ve had the rain bomb, is a fire bomb next?

We had the Black Summer fires and then the floods and NSW Farmers says time is running out to prevent more mass bushfires at the end of this year.

Flow Music presents: Byron Bay

The theatre will be transformed into a festival wonderland, with pre-show entertainment from 6pm, including body and face painting by donation, incredible dancers from Epic Creations, lighting by Tone from Crystal Grid and decor by Bare Foot Beat. 

Choose your own (piano) adventure

The audience ‘chooses its own musical adventure’ determining the playlist from a selection of works by composers ranging from J. S. Bach, Frederic Chopin and Claude Debussy to George Gershwin, Bill Evans – and more. A list of musical choices will be made available on the day, and audience members can submit their choices via their phone.

Sydney’s hottest men in their brand-new show – live on stage at Mullum Ex-services

Welcome to the best hen’s night, bachelorette party or ultimate Girls’ night out. Get frocked up and come out for a girl’s night out, with strippers from London, Vegas, Rio, Barcelona, and Sydney. The current Sydney Hotshots show includes some of the sexiest men on stage.

Protest gets results

Psst: want to get Council staff to do something about the appalling state of roads in your neighbourhood?

Tamara Smith promises CCTV for Ballina CBD

Greens Ballina MP Tamara Smith says that if re-elected next month she is committed to funding CCTV cameras to help police combat a worsening crime situation in Ballina's CBD.

The Imaginitis children’s show and after play are on this Friday at 10.30am and 2.30pm at the Ballina RSL

It’s magic, it’s hilarious, and it’s extremely contagious. It’s time to let your imagination run wild!

Imaginitis is a colourful, extremely silly, funny, and highly interactive show. It’s a colourful adventure created to entertain the youngest audience members, 3–8 years old. The show includes magic, bubbles, comedy and extreme slapstick, and stars Shorty Brown, who has travelled the world entertaining all walks of life, small or tall. Shorty is highly creative, extremely playful and loads of fun and consistently brings laughter to children wherever she goes.

Shorty Brown is your one stop-shop for kid’s entertainment. It’s all about making the children feel great, magical and happy. It’s about connection and the best time ever!

The 45 minute show is about discovering and embracing imagination. Shorty will take the children on a magical journey exploring their own imagination – including pirates, fairies, unicorns and more.

Shorty Brown has a wonderful way of connecting with children, she is both highly professional and has a huge playful heart.

After the show, stick around and continue the celebrations with music and balloons. Let’s party!

The Imaginitis children’s show and after play are on this Friday at 10.30am and 2.30pm at the Ballina RSL: ballinarsl.com.au.

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