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Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: There is no place like home… actually there are no places

Local low income residents in Byron Bay are the human koalas of our Shire. They too have lost much of their habitat. We need affordable housing now, not in three years, or five years, or ten. Now.

Motion to save Lennox pavilion fails

Ballina Cr Eoin Johnston's attempt to save the seventy year old weather shed at Lennox Head went down at council's meeting yesterday, attracting only one other councillor's support.

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In this Issue:

Wellbeing by Starlight

Twice a year Global Healing presents The Starlight Wellbeing Expo, a best-in-show of alternative healing modalities available in our region. Event director Raym Richards spoke with Seven about his upcoming Expo.

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Meraki Bistro – Chef Dino Georgakopoulas

The Greek diet is traditional Mediterranean eating based around simple, fresh, flavoursome ingredients resulting in a tasty healthy cuisine. Throw in sweeping views and Meraki is a winning combination.

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The not-so-beautiful game

Byron Bay’s Park Hotel Rams headed down the coast to Lennox Head on Friday evening for what was generally expected to be a comfortable win in both grades over their less fancied neighbours.

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The Great Beauty

Better late than never to see this sensual, sometimes surreal but unapologetically self-aware and deeply melancholy film The Great Beauty, from Italy’s Paolo Sorrentino.

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Weekend Roundup April 10

There's is nothing like a bit of circus to get the excitement ball rolling and this weekend roundup features a great showcase for all the family.

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The Yacht Club DJs

The Yacht Club DJs, whose Facebook description simply says, ‘Super Rad DJs are playing Byron this week,’ so we had a quick chat with them on their way down the coast.

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Woman in her Chambers at Bluesfest

There’s a moment in most artists’ young lives when they realise music will shape their future and define who they are. Kasey Chambers didn’t have to wait for that moment; music is part of her DNA.

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The Lego Movie

Imagine being left in the blocks at the start of a hundred-metre dash and looking up to see Usain Bolt already halfway down the track.

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The joy of uke with Miss Amber and Stuke

On- and offstage partnership, the delightful Miss Amber and the dapper Stukulele, launch their new album on Friday at Mullumbimby’s Poinciana Cafe.

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They’re changing the guard in Byron Bay

There was a changing of the guard in Byron Bay’s thrilling 22–20 win against Ballina in the opening round of Far North Coast Rugby on Saturday.

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North-coast artists and activists join Pilliga protest

On Saturday north-coast artists performed at Barkala Farm in the Pilliga, where a 'Party at Maria's Place' concert was held to support to local residents united to protest expansion of CSG and coal mining in north-west NSW.

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Byron councillor raises mining impacts on local water

The possible contamination of waterways from gas mining at the proposed Bentley site, just west of Lismore, has sparked a motion by Byron Shire Greens Cr Duncan Dey at this Thursday’s council meeting.

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Brunswick Buccaneer boat given a year to float

The tedious and complicated bureaucracy that nearly sank Brunswick Buccaneer boat hire may soon be over. Well, for a year at least.

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‘The Great Reset’

Gary Opit, Wooyung I appreciated the letter by Lucas Wright (17 February) on the Great Reset conspiracy fantasy. With our privileged, western, simplistic understanding of...

Letting go

Mary McMorrow, Mullumbimby I respect the parents forgiving the drunk driver who killed their four children (one a cousin) as their way of dealing with...

Ministers misbehave

Keith Duncan, Pimlico Accusations of appalling behaviour by the Liberal Party in covering up misdeeds within its ranks just keep on keeping on. The last...

Transparency needed

Janelle Saffin MP, State Member for Lismore. I read with interest Mia Armitage’s front page article in last week’s Echo ‘Electorates miss out on bushfire...