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Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning May 12

Check out what's on going the Byron Shire and surrounding area this week

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War The Bloody Hell Are You?

When faced with potential conflict, why are we abandoning the strategy that’s worked in the past for one that will definitely fail?

False impressions

Fast Buck$, Coorabell I was under the impression that, upon the mayor resigning, the deputy mayor would automatically get the...

Cartoon of the week – 5 May, 2021

Letters to the editor We love to receive letters, but not every letter will be published; the publication of letters...

Byron Council to introduce car-free Sundays in the centre of town

Byron Council has taken a further step toward getting cars out of, and pedestrians into, the centre of Byron, by voting to introduce car-free Sundays.

Secret footage from Manus detention centre to be screened in Lismore

A thirteen-minute award-winning documentary based on footage secretly filmed inside Australia’s former detention centre on Manus Island is to be screened in Lismore Thursday night.

Co-op meeting

Annette Snow, Myocum As a Mullumbimby Rural Co-op shareholder of 42 years and a past employee of over 13 years,...

July 15, 2014

Issue 29.05

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Isabel aiming for a chance at archery

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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Mungo’s Crossword N027

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Entertainment roundup July 17

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.

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Seventh Byron Bay Ocean Paddle

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.

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Arts & Culture and Women with Attitude

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.

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Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

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.

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Thinking big at the Writers Festival

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.

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Sweeney’s Tom swims fluidly among realities

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…

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Page defends govt over broken promise claim

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.

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Youth determined to support their services

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.

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Midsumma hits in midwinta

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.

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Remixing Remi

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…

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Ballina Fine Wine and Food Festival

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.

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Tough day at an inhospitable office for the Red Devils

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.

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Breakers go head-to-head with Mullumbimby

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

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Nationals still see politics as ‘a man’s job’

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.

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Bruns Chamber ‘neutral’ over holiday parks plans

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.

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Father and son win first sailing race

Sixteen boats competed in the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s race day earlier this month in a 10-12 knot breeze that suited the newcomers to...

Oceans 15 triumphant return


The Ocean Shores Aquatics team have returned home with some great results after a month-long stint at various State School Swimming competitions. ‘They have all...

Interview with Bob Vegas

The glorious Bob Downe is back with a brand new show: Viva Bob Vegas! at the Brunswick Picture House. He gave Seven the Downe low…

Interview with Cyprien Clerc, Founder and managing Director of Futureseeds

Founder and Managing Director at FutureSeeds, Cyprien Clerc, talks to The Echo about this upcoming event.