November 12, 2013
In this Issue:
Local athlete Will Smith has plenty to smile about after his personal best and gold medal wins at a recent sports carnival. Twelve-year-old Will, who along with 11 other Ocean Shores Public School students achieved a PB, had a great carnival.
Two groundbreaking new films by Lock The Gate Alliance will be screened in Mullumbimby at the Drill Hall tonight. The two 35-minute docos tell the powerful stories of Australians whose lives have been changed forever by coal and gas mining.
The Lennox Head Junior Triathlon was initiated back in 2009 by a few parents who felt their was a need for a locally fun-orientated event specifically for children in our community.
Ivan Sen’s new film Mystery Road is set somewhere in the unlovely, unromantic outback, where the car number plates have no identifying state initials – this is the lost Australia of neglect, disadvantage and wasteful lethargy.
Recently three local Jiu Jitsu artists from Byron Bay went to compete in the Brisbane Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Championships. Bringing home three gold medals and one silver was a fantastic effort for the Gracie Elite artists.
In 2002 Wally De Backer (of Gotye) formed a band with two of his mates, Kris Schroeder and Tim Heath. Their style was unconventional and infectious from the start
With schoolies celebrations set to kick off across NSW and southern Queensland from this weekend, surf life savers and life guards are pleading with young revellers to make surf safety a priority.
Fyah Walk will be releasing their third album Spirit Fyah this Friday at The Great Northern alongside the powerful Brisbane band, Bullhorn. Seven spoke with Fyah Walk’s Simon Jerrems.
The Bowlo Bangalow is holding a barefoot bowling competition on Wednesdays through the summer months. Local business and sporting clubs are invited to vie for the ‘Barefoot Cup’.
Mullumbimby Show has ridden out a period of decline and reinvented itself to become one of the most popular and diverse in the region.
One of Australia’s finest improvisers, saxophonist David Ades, died peacefully in his Bangalow home on Friday after a battle with lung cancer.
The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse is calling on former residents who suffered abuse at the North Coast Children’s Home in Lismore to come forward.
The ‘Our Voice: Inaugural Sustainability Conference for Young People by Young People’ brought together more than 250 children and young people to express their ideas and concerns relating to sustainability and the environment.
The seventh annual Day of the Dead picnic in the park was held at Heritage Park in Mullumbimby on Sunday afternoon, guests were welcomed by the Natural Death Centre's Anna Parker, streaming sun and the lightest sprinkle of rain.