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Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning May 19

‘This Life’ is the first single off Jesse Morris and the Shakedown’s forthcoming and first ever vinyl release titled The Children of the Sun. 

Other News

Independent councillor to represent Byron’s water security

Mia Armitage Independent Byron Shire Councillor Cate Coorey says she’s excited to have won the council’s vote for a new...

Development of the Belongil Spit

Jo Faith, Newtown I was gobsmacked when I read that the ‘Greens’ mayor’s parting gift was to aid privatisation of land...

One-way traffic trial for the Byron Arts and Industry Estate

The trial is described by the council as a 'quick-win action' from the Byron Arts and Industry Estate Precinct Plan.

Save Broken Head

Jan Barham, Broken Head Broken Head is precious but fragile. Again, it’s under threat and it’s urgent to act now....

How to exercise more voting rights in council elections

Being a property owner in NSW isn’t just a financial advantage, it also means you have more rights to vote than non-property owners.

Diverse and resilient

Andrya Hart, The Channon After statements and actions by some Rous councillors, I am left wondering how many refusals to...

March 4, 2014

Issue 28.38

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Brunswick Valley win cricket grand final

The Brunswick Valley U16s wins the interdistrict Grand Final against Lismore

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Player Profile – Tank U

If you know a player or players from your club who would be a great subject for a Player Profile, email: [email protected]

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Bangalow Dining Rooms

Bangalow is not an ordinary country town. The Bangalow Dining Rooms in the pub have not only an excellent restaurant dining menu, but also a ‘pub dining’ menu that is a good cut above the rest of the state.

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Non Stop

Craggy old Liam Neeson does it tough in the movies these days, doesn’t he? In Non Stop, as US Air Marshal Bill Marks, has also lost an eight-year-old daughter to leukemia and, still devastated, has developed a penchant for hard liquor

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Love your Boz

A casual listen to the Boz Scaggs discography makes one thing obvious: Boz Scaggs is both a musical seeker and a man of sizeable talent as a singer, songwriter and guitarist

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Player Profile – Mitch ‘Bulldozer’ Arthur

Player Profiles – If you know a player or players from your club who would be a great subject for a Player Profile, email: [email protected]

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Sisters doin’ it for sisters

This Friday the Bay Rollers Roller Derby will play the Tweed Valley Vixens in a fundraising ‘Bout for Freedom’ in Byron Bay

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Wolf Creek 2

Cruelty and mayhem may not be your cup of tea, but if you consider horror to be as valid a genre as any other, you won’t want to miss Wolf Creek 2 – it’s a ripper

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The Passion of Sergio

Over the past few years audiences around the shire have faIlen in love with the music of Passion Flamenca – the wild combination of Paul Margolin and Sergio Navarro

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Take it to heart

Sapoty Brook, Mullumbimby. The Deep Water Horizon oil platform fire in the Gulf of Mexico resulted in a massive oil spill in the spawning waters of blue fin tuna.

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Questions, questions

Fast Buck$, Coorabell. The fact that staff are on good terms with Simon Richardson tells me they regard him as a harmless chump.

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Bringing home the roadkill

I brought home the roadkill. The raggedy dead butterfly is called a Common Crow, perhaps a female. But imagine: alive she might have migrated along the coast from Moreton Bay fig trees to frangipanis.

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The fix is in

Matt Hartley, Byron Bay. Attending the Byron United forum re Byron’s future was fascinating. The mayor spoke about ‘our town where we love to live’. He lives in Federal.

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Interview with Peter Castaldi

The Quad in Lismore presents its first outdoor cinema event – programmed by nationally regarded film critic and programmer, Peter Castaldi. Peter told The Echo about the vision.

Byron Bay FC undefeated in ’21

Ross Kendall Despite having a bye last weekend the Byron Bay FC premier division women’s team sit on top of the premiership table with an...

Interview with magician James Galea

James Galea is no ordinary magician. He’s not the smarmy guy in purple velvet with a cage full of pigeons sawing women in half. In fact, James is proud to say he has never cut anyone in half.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Stirring the Tea Pot

A house without tea is not a home.