July 15, 2014
In this Issue:
A group of enthusiasts are banding together to open Byron Bay’s first archery club. Initial talks with Byron Shire Council has earmarked possible locations within Byron and Mullumbimby that could be used for archery.
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Karaoke anyone? The entertainment roundup this week kicks off with your chance to perform – this Sunday you can be a part of the World Karaoke Championships. The search is on to take one lucky Australian karaoke singer to the 2014 Karaoke World Championships.
Saturday saw a big contingent of ocean craft heading towards Main Beach in Byron. This was the seventh year of the Byron Bay Ocean Paddle.
The outrageously funny Bev Killick heads is wek's Arts & Culture page and a night of women’s comedy at BellyLaugh at the Brewery on Thursday.
Following on from 2011’s Rise Of The Planet Of The Ape, it is succinctly explained during the opening credits how a virus, derived from experimentation with apes, has all but eradicated our species.
Whether the topic is terrorism, refugees, the true cost of free speech, war, the Catholic Church, or failing media empires – the Byron Bay Writers Festival is not afraid to tackle major social, ethical and philosophical issues.
Although she has lost her immediate family, Tom is not alone. Aside from her best friend, Jonah (also orphaned by the flood), there is her beloved Nana, Nana’s friend Jonathan Whiting, Papa, the Minnow, Oscar and others…
Did the state coalition break an election promises over ‘putting planning decisions back into the hands of the communities’? Byron Shire mayor Simon Richardson has alluded to as much.
In the face of federal funding cuts, Byron Youth Service (BYS) staff and kids are rallying the troops, determined to raise funds to finance their lost services.
This Saturday the Byron Theatre presents two of the highlights from this year’s Melbourne Midsumma Festival: In Vogue: Songs by Madonna and Without Me, I’m Nothing.
Hip-hop artist and Triple J Unearthed winner Remi makes his way to the Byron Brewery as part of his national launch of RAW X Infinity. He spoke with us about his journey thus far…
The Ballina Fine Wine and Food Festival is on this Sunday 20 July from 12 noon till 5pm at the Ballina Jockey Club, Racecourse Road, in the Southern Cross Industrial Estate, Ballina.
It was not the sort of afternoon to have a delayed kick-off. But after an ugly incident in which the referee of reserve grade suffered intolerable abuse, the Northern United v Byron Bay NRRRL clash started twenty minutes late.
There has not been game between the Brunswick club and Mullumbimby club in the girls competition in years – they made up for it on the weekend
National party preselection candidate for Ballina, Sharon Cadwallader, says she is considering her options after being narrowly defeated by a relative newcomer to the party, Kris Beavis.
With large-scale development plans by the state government for Brunswick Heads holiday parks and reserves receiving less than positive responses, the Brunswick Heads Chamber of Commerce is remaining neutral.