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Byron Wildlife Hospital’s DA up for public comment

A development application for the mobile Byron Bay Wildlife Hospital is now before the public.

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So you think you’d like to run for Council?

Residents considering running for Tweed Council can attend briefing sessions to find out about being a councillor ahead of local government elections.

Storylines: Uluru Statement from the Heart

The 'Uluru Statement from the Heart' seeks constitutional reform to empower Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to have a say and be involved over matters that impact their lives.

Koala groups lobby Tweed MP Geoff Provest for action

Local koala groups have been taking action to protect NSW koalas by meeting with Tweed State Member of Parliament, Geoff Provest seeking his support for action on koala protections and asking him not to support the koala killing legislation his government are putting forward.

Ballina Shire Council meeting wrap-up

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

Music fest aims to be COVID-19 recovery event

Byron Bay could host a two-day, beachside music and arts festival in June this year, after an application to hold the event was lodged with Byron Council.

Coal scuttle

Alan Veacock, Cumbalum After some serious arm-twisting from the rest of the sane world, led by Joe Biden, the ‘marketing...

January 14, 2014

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Psych-rock-punk is GrimSkunk

GrimSkunk, one of Canada’s most enduring and hard-working independent psych-rock-punk bands, is back with their new album Set Fire.

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Oh the Stories Clouds Tell

Clunes sculptor and painter Geoffrey Cotton has turned cloud watching into an art form. His exhibition of sculptures and paintings Stories Clouds Tell is on display at Tweed Regional Gallery from this Friday until March 30.

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Community Honey

This Saturday at the Byron Regional Sport and Cultural Centre Wild Honey present their Community Day: a taster plate of workshops for kids and adults, beginners and experienced dancers alike

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The Book Thief

We are ushered from the clouds into a provincial town in pre-War Germany by the confidential, oddly comforting narration of omniscient Death.

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Saving Mr. Banks

At its priceless best, art – even in the form of a mainstream movie from despised Hollywood – may provide a cathartic experience for the recipient

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Cavo and Pigeon Boy

Dave (Cavo) Cavanagh's’ talents lie in accomplished entertainer playing acoustic guitar and harmonica. Starting at an early age he has crafted his talents playing solo, duos and bands across multiple genres of music throughout Australia.

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Raising the Roof on gospel

Raise the Roof, the gospel choir with the mostest, is back on again for the year with three sessions every week, welcoming new singers, old singers, shy singers, bold singers, only-ever-before-in-the-shower singers, and YOU!

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Anaid duo in Ballina

Diana kick-started her career with I Go Off. The follow-up I Don’t Think I’m Pregnant presented more rave reviews as the music of a ‘different kind of girl power’ (Music Network) flooded the airwaves.

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Charlie goes To Frankie’s

A finalist in the 2012 MusicOz singer/songwriter awards Keller admits to being heavily influenced by the two great Pauls of contemporary music: Simon and Kelly

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Shaking it up at the Sheoak

Jesse Morris – the true-blue, acoustic roots and reggae troubadour – returns to Australia after a solo year’s tour in 2013 across five countries and a soul-searching pilgrimage through Cambodian jungles, Himalayan mountains and Far Eastern shores.

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Cool Italian summer wines – Prosecco and Sangiovese Barbera

Laurie from the Court House Hotel in Mullumbimby says that his biggest-selling sparkling wine at the moment is the Tobacco Road Prosecco and his biggest-selling red wine is the Sangiovese Barbera.

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Support program offered for drug users’ families

How do you keep loving, caring for and supporting someone when all they seem to care about is using? Nothing can ever prepare family members for this journey.

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Use rail line for Byron bypass: residents

Butler Street residents are outraged that private enterprise and the state government intend to route Byron’s bypass along an historic residential precinct.

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All aboard the Byron Night Rider bus

Out in Byron Bay on Friday and Saturday nights? The popular Byron Night Rider late-night shuttle bus operates every Friday and Saturday nights between Suffolk and Sunrise.

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Col recalls a piece of Bangalow history

Bangalow's Station Street is something of a time capsule. Longtime resident Col Draper fears that may be all about to change – and not for the better.

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Italian at the Pacific

Italian at the Pacific is a relaxed and stylish, contemporary Italian restaurant situated right next to the Beach Hotel at the top of Jonson Street.

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Leaving their Imprint

Fresh from their debut European/UK tour, Melbourne-based neo-gypsy duo The Imprints have had an amazing year. Performing at festivals including Glastonbury, Edinburgh Fringe, Beat Herder and Small World.

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Tweed Council staff’s delegated powers debated

The question of what staff and councillors get to decide in relation to development applications was raised by Tweed Councillor Ron Cooper at the last Tweed Shire Council meeting.

Supporting independent news or making fat cats fatter?

The recent skirmish between Facebook and the government is hard to miss, even if you rely on Facebook for your news. But what does it all mean?

Koala groups lobby Tweed MP Geoff Provest for action

Local koala groups have been taking action to protect NSW koalas by meeting with Tweed State Member of Parliament, Geoff Provest seeking his support for action on koala protections and asking him not to support the koala killing legislation his government are putting forward.

Leadership lost

Paul Leitch, Ewingsdale Thanks to Hans Lovejoy for commenting on the proposed Ewingsdale Development (24 February). It is worthwhile noting that with the absence of clear...