October 29, 2013
In this Issue:
The annual Federal Park Party is on Saturday November 2, and sees the return for the third time of ‘Sculpture by the Tree’, a one-day sculpture exhibition held in Federal Park.
It's that time of year when we pull out our baggy hats and our summer whites for the cricket season. Cricket clubs across the north coast are looking toward hot summer days and a hit on the pitch and it's time to sign up now.
NORPA is developing a new dance theatre work about Bundjalung country, Bundjalung Nghari: The Gathering. As part of the process, this week it's hosting a free community event.
You will be both surprised and absorbed by the Englishman Luke Walker’s apolitical quest to find the fabulous deposit of outback gold claimed to have been discovered by Harold Lasseter while he was lost in Central Australia.
The Byron Breast Cancer Support Group recently celebrated the tenth anniversary of its ‘Byron Breast Cancer Day and Minifield of Women’ event in Apex Park.
Who doesn’t love a good game of tennis? From the social to the pro and the pro-watcher, tennis is one of the country’s favourite sports. After a wet start to the year, things are about to expand at the Mullumbimby Tennis Club.
Described by Bono as a ‘genius filmmaker’ Jamie Catto is the co-founder of dance group Faithless and launched the Grammy-nominated 1 Giant Leap onto the world.
Opening Night at the Mullum Music Festival is Mullum’s premier night of nights. One of the jaw-dropping acts of the night is sure to be Aluka, a three-piece experimental vocal group.
As the master of a supertanker sailing around the Horn of Africa, Captain Phillips is a pudgy, bespectacled and primarily concerned with getting his job done – which makes the crisis with which he must deal even more confronting.
Car spaces within the rejected DA for Dan Murphy’s in Byron Bay have been relinquished and the developer will use them for two proposed licensed restaurants in the same location.
Byron Shire Mayor Simon Richardson says the new group needs to 'develop a whole-of-town response', to Byron's alcohol-fuelled violence, 'rather than fighting over individual aspects'.
Recommendations by Byron Shire Council staff to remove the historic Bangalow Weir on Byron Creek have riled residents who say their wishes to restore it have been ignored.