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Calls for Minister to conduct ‘genuine’ consultation on Murwillumbah mega-school

The Murwillumbah community and SOS (Save Our Schools) are calling on the NSW Minister for Education, Sarah Mitchell to...

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Interview with The Buckleys

Sitting with The Buckleys, you know they are siblings. They have this natural ease and fluidity with each other. A lack of self-consciousness. A lot of love, but you also know they keep each other in check.

Gambian: ‘State budget must encourage uptake of electric vehicles’

The Nature Conservation Council has launched a campaign to accelerate the uptake of electric vehicles in NSW, with a video and a petition.

Drug and firearm offences – Tweed Heads

Police say a man has appeared in court after allegedly being found in possession of firearms, drugs and nearly $10,000 cash in Tweed Heads.

Bananas better than banana benders’ bananas

S Haslam It’s a big claim, that our local farmers markets have better bananas than the bananas of the very...

Cyclists please

Denise Nagorcka, Byron Bay I am a driver, cyclist, pedestrian: so cyclists for your safety, could you please: 1. Make yourselves visible...

January 21, 2014

Issue 28.32

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In this Issue:

Cinema review – Her

Based on Maurice Sendak’s children’s book about a little boy living in a fantasy world, it might be argued that Jonze’s latest film Her features that same kid, only now grown up

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Greens in glass houses

Byron Shire councillor Diane Woods, Brunswick Heads. Reading Tom Tabart’s letter, two things struck me. The first was a reminder to my diary that when I do retire from politics, to go quietly and leave it at that.

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Josh chips off a win at Bruns woodchop

He's not exactly built like a tank, but champion woodchopper Josh Adamson has his swing down to a tee. And that's because he is a professional golfer.

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Byron shopping mall plans to be revised

Plans for a shopping centre and underground car spaces in the southern end of the Byron Woolies carpark will be reworked after a meeting was held between the developer and Byron Shire Council.

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Cost of council election campaigns revealed

While incomparable in size and scale to state and federal election budgets, local government donation and expenditure disclosures reveal the same transparency issues.

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Flickerfest shines in Byron and beyond

Now in its 23rd year, Flickerfest remains Australia’s leading short-film festival. Curated by Bronwyn Kidd, who along with Shane Rennie have collaborated to build an impressive event that now tours to more than 50 locations around Australia.

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All aboard the Zion Train

Zion Train are dub/dance pioneers and have been undisputed leaders in the genre for the past two decades. The band were heavily involved in alternative and DIY underground culture in the UK during the 1990s as well as being the purveyors of the finest roots reggae music during that period.

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Young animators shine on Ballina’s big screen

A group of up and coming local indigenous animators were excited to see their first films on the big screen at Ballina Fair Cinemas on Tuesday night.

Nurses and midwives rally during Health Inquiry in Lismore

Nurses and midwives will be holding lunchtime rallies across the Northern Rivers calling for nurse-to-patient ratios and highlighting widespread issues being exposed at the rural health inquiry, which is due to hear submissions today in Lismore.

‘Influencers’ – just another advertising platform…

The question being asked by many consumers is 'are influencers genuinely promoting products that they like and believe in, or is it just more advertising?

Professor Offord makes Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Ocean Shores resident and Emeritus Professor, Baden Offord, has been named on the Queen’s Birthday 2021 Honours List, ‘For distinguished service to tertiary education in the field of human rights, social justice, and cultural diversity’.