The Wollongbar-Alstonville Pioneers have won the Far North Coast rugby union premiership for the fifth year running by beating Lennox Head on Saturday in Lismore. The Pioneers won the close-fought game 19–14 after scoring three tries to two. Ben Damen,... Read More →
The Mullumbimby Giants Junior Rugby League finished a good year on a high note when the U/10s won the grandfinal on the weekend. The team was undefeated throughout the year, taking out the minor premiership, so the win was icing... Read More →
After a week where the sky leaked more than the Turnbull cabinet the Shand series invisible committee ordered a pitch inspection before the first semi-final between the Lennox Head Ripstarters and the Suffolk Swingers. Merlin and the Central Scrutiniser waved... Read More →
The Byron Bay FC third division Wildcats have played themselves into the grandfinal after a sensational come-from-behind win in tough conditions at Lismore Workers last Friday night. The game was a fast-paced end-to-end affair with both teams looking capable of... Read More →
The Byron Bay Magpie AFL sides will look to make it a double-premiership day when they take on Ballina Bombers teams in the grandfinals at the Cavanbah Centre this Saturday from 10.30. The senior team has had a week off... Read More →
Safya on Fletcher Street in Byron is my not-so-secret local obsession and a place I love to retreat to often, particularly when I’m craving proper home-style cooking without actually having to lift a pot or pan myself! I was asked recently,... Read More →
Byron Guitar Festival | Byron Brewery | 6 & 7 October The Byron Guitar Festival is just a month away and tuning up for some epic playing is Steve Merry of the Fumes. Steve doesn’t really like talking about music... Read More →
Mullum Music Festival | 15–18 Nov Last week saw Mullum Music Festival’s Youth Mentorship open for nominations for the 2018 event. The mentorship offers young musicians a unique and very pivotal experience to work alongside an industry peer. Along with... Read More →
Stories in the Club- It’s a Mad Mad World Mullumbimby Ex-Services Club | Sunday 9 September | 4-5.30pm | $10 A year in, Stories in the Club are on a roll. This month’s theme for tellers is It’s a Mad Mad... Read More →
A little ninja action on your part could help educate young women in Sierra Leone and Uganda. Isabelle McMullen has set up a ninja fun event at Ninja Play Academy to raise money for One Girl.
Byron Brewery | Friday | 7pm | Free Daniel Cordero is a Byron-based, Los Angeles-born photographer. Inspired by the beauty of Byron Bay, Dan began to explore the creative potential of landscape photography. Dan is a lover of natural beauty... Read More →
Typically, the funniest scenes in this sweet-natured, oldies’ rom-com had been given away in a trailer that, in hindsight, tended to diminish the movie’s more thoughtful intent. For when the naughty saucy jokes thin out, after mostly being crammed into... Read More →
Recognising that working together they can do more for drought-affected communities the Bangalow and Mullumbimby chambers of commerce have joined forces to provide help to the shire of Gwydir in the New England region of NSW.
Over the past 22 months the Mullumbimby Ex-Services Club has hosted monthly raffles to support the Mullumbimby Public School Parents and Citizens Association.
Not having been jailed, local comedian Mark Swivel has had to take another, more radical route to get our attention. That’s right, he’s planning to become a politician!
The Greens' leader talks to Paul Bibby about issues ranging from the Liberals' leadership struggle, the party's growth as a third force in politics and the West Byron development.
To help people with disabilities, their families and carers be heard, Make it Work forums are being held by the Every Australian Counts coalition across Australia. This Friday (September 7) a forum is being held in Ballina
The blood-splattered uber-action flick has evolved in recent times, to the point that we now have not just bullet-proof blokes but also pretty young women blowing people’s brains out with automatic assault rifles that never run out of ammo. But... Read More →
Lismore City Hall | Wednesday 12 Septmber | 7.30pm | $25–36 What is the price of internet fame? This is the question asked by award-winning theatre show Viral. It’s the story of Art and Zane, two boys who try to get more... Read More →
Times have changed and Peter and Robyn Rutter have had to make the tough decision to finally close the doors on Mullum Video (previously Video Ezy) at the end of this month.
I have used manipulation to gain love. It’s not a very attractive admission, but there you have it. I am guilty. It was a few years ago when my middle daughter Sophia was being particularly difficult.
Vegan was the new black at Sample Food Festival where several stalls catered to plant-based eaters.
Tix on sale for Falls festival Byron Parklands | 31 Dec, 1 & 2 Jan Flying past the quarter-century mark and making a fearless leap into its 26th year, Falls Festival lets loose with another ecstatic excuse to join thousands... Read More →
The smallest gallery in the Southern Hemisphere is celebrating its tenth year. This features a display of Lynne Adams and Tony Butler’s work Plastic Sea Treasures.
This weekend saw another bag of mixed results for Shores United in the semifinals, but the day really belonged to those wonderful U15s Shores boys. In 1st division and the semifinals for the first time, the kids had already sent... Read More →