23.5 C
Byron Shire
March 3, 2021

Latest News

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

Praying for Vanuatu in Ballina

The World Day of Prayer is a gigantic ecumenical event staged on the first Friday of March.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Dear Brittany

We watched you. We watched you break the silence. We heard the truth shatter like a glass hitting the tiles.

Ballina Shire Council meeting wrap-up

The last Ballina meeting was another bruising encounter for some councillors, though there were several unanimous decisions too.

Lennox Rise development clears another hurdle

The massive new residential development planned west of Epiq in Lennox Head continued its progress towards becoming reality at the last Ballina Shire Council meeting.

Final stage of Lismore Base Hospital gets underway

The redevelopment works commenced in late 2016 and the final stage is now getting underway to complete the Lismore Base Hospital refurbishment.

Hospital staff want to park for free while they work

It seems that Lismore Base isn’t the only hospital whose workers would like to park their cars for free while they work.

Healthy Tips on Blueberries

blueberries-shutterstock

If you are looking to find a food that tastes great and is healthy to include in festive meals for family and friends, look no further than the beautiful blueberry. Traditionally blueberries have been used to treat diarrhoea, gut problems, haemorrhoids, scurvy and urinary complaints.

Blueberries are widely recognised as one of the new superfoods, high in anthocyanins, which is the reason why this little fruit is proving to be such a success story in the treatment of vascular problems, wound healing and eyesight.

Some great ways you can include them in your Christmas fare is in salads and fruit salads, a topping for pavlova, or start your holiday season with a fabulous, tasty blueberry smoothie every morning.

Call into Blueberry Fields at Mullum and New Brighton farmers markets and talk to Lynette about their handpicked blueberries. Also, see our Facebook page for a fabulous blueberry and rocket salad recipe.

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