October 15, 2013
In this Issue:
A one-day workshop with big-name inventors, innovators and investors aims to tackle how to take the American high-tech company development process and make it work for Australia.
It wouldn’t be spring if sports teams didn’t have their end of season bash and it wouldn’t be Byron Bay if their were no Rugby Sevens.
If remembering where you were when they died counts for anything, Princess Di is up there with Elvis and John Lennon in my book – not that her achievements can compare.
Joel Fitzgerald – a master in his craft – is one of the dozen invited national and international shapers to display and demonstrate board designs during the Byron Bay Surf Festival from October 25 to 27.
Edwina Johnson is welcomed as the new director of the Byron Bay Writers' Festival and the Northern Rivers Writers' Centre by chair Chris Hanley
A ten-year dispute between Byron Shire Council and Telstra over a phone tower in Suffolk Park appears to have been finally resolved, with a local resident saying new report on the tower, ‘goes a long way to alleviating community concerns',
If you haven’t experienced the percussive magic of Greg Sheehan then you have been living under a rock. He is an innovator who is regarded internationally as one of the best in his field.
Netball fever is about to hit the Gold Coast, with over 200 teams from around Australia and New Zealand set to take on the third annual NetFest event from October 17-20. NetFest is the end of season event for netballers
This Thursday a collective of highly talented local musicians, all who share a love and respect for the songwriting and huge musical catalogue of rock icon Neil Young, are coming together for a one-night-only concert at the Byron Theatre.
Just three weeks after heart surgery local photographic artist Mathew Wiggins is getting ready for his next exhibition, the IncREDible Art Show at Studio RED in Byron Bay.
It is now likely that all three Byron Shire library branches will continue operating as usual and the mobile library service stops previously under a cloud have all been preserved.
Byron Cr Duncan Dey has attempted to revive a 2009 move on holiday letting in the shire, anticipating the creation of precincts where the activity would be encouraged, or at least allowed.
A parliamentary committee hearing in Byron Bay yesterday looking into ways to reduce alcohol abuse by young people was told that more police, better lighting in the CBD, public transport and a cap on liquor licences would help stem the problem.