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Lennox Head forge ahead across four grades in local cricket

Local cricket is approaching the midway point of the 2021–22 season and sees Lennox Head playing strongly across all four senior grades.

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SES issues Minor Flood warning for Lismore

Moderate rainfall across the Wilsons River catchment since Wednesday has caused significant river level rises along the Wilsons River and its tributaries, which has the potential to cause minor flooding along the Wilsons River at Lismore late Friday morning.

COVID strategy

Our PM and premier have decided to fall back on the old ‘Dunkirk Strategy’: Retreat, withdraw and claim a...

Lismore to celebrate Australia Day with awards and Citizenship Ceremony

Many people will celebrate Australia Day next week and Lismore City Council has announced some of the nominees for this year’s Australia Day Awards.

Ocean Shores DA threat to biodiversity, say residents

A proposal to subdivide one lot (2,097m2) into three lots, and build two dwellings and three secondary dwellings, in densly forested riparian land in North Ocean Shores would create ‘Gold-Coast-style overdevelopment’, say residents.

The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai eruption: what comes next?

The powerful volcanic eruption was captured in amazing detail, yet remains shrouded in mystery. The eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga...

Rainbow Temple squeezed by Lismore Council 

For two decades, the Rainbow Temple in Rosebank has stood as a striking reflection of the region’s proudly beating spiritual heart.

August 19, 2014

Issue 29.10

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In this Issue:

Key Please reducing the stats

Free breath testing and transport information was on offer at the recent At the Keys Please Kiosk at the Splendour In The Grass festival, and the stats collected from the initiative are in.

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Byron 2 Bruns too much fun

The rain kept away for Sunday’s running of the Byron 2 Bruns Beach Run, a fundraiser for the Brunswick SLSC. First across the line was Tim Brebner in a time of 38:04 and first for the women in fourth place overall was Heli Murray in 44:13.

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A walk in the Park

When you come across people with vision and experience you tend to see it straight away. When it comes to restaurants though, you don’t always meet the people behind the food you’re eating, but you soon get a sense of what they might be trying to accomplish.

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Tick tock on the soccer clock

The pendulum swung true on Saturday when the Park Hotel Byron Bay Rams travelled to Lismore to meet arch-rivals Lismore Thistles for the penultimate round of the 2014 season.

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Wild Ferment Cabernet Franc 2013

Witches Falls Winery is a James Halliday Five Star winery (2014) and one I visited on a fleeting overnight stay in Mt Tamborine recently.

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Byron mural artists draw many admirers

Renowned graffiti artists using a new line of eco-friendly spray paint came together for a joint artistic enterprise in Byron Bay over the weekend.

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Flavours that’ll drive you bananas

I felt peckish but not hungry. It was 11am, blood sugar was low and the Empire Cafe was near at hand. I politely enquired, ‘Do you have a small treat I could have with a tea?’ I was incognito but stopped short of writing a review on the crazy collection of banana breads they then offered me.

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Growing evidence of Organic Goodness

I asked a local expert how much evidence there really was that naturally grown food is better for you. I know it is, and you probably do too… but how can we tell that what we’re buying really is really good for us, apart from the fact that it looks ‘grown’, green and crunchy?

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Find Yourself in The Church at Mullum Music Festival

With Mullum Music Festival in its seventh year and the lineup announcement happening this week, everyone is talking about headline act The Church

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Devils make a rod for their own back in Casino debacle

On Sunday morning, regardless of the outcome of their away fixture at Casino, the Byron Bay Red Devils were almost assured of a top-three finish on the NRRRL ladder.

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Love and Light

So many people have met the owners of Heart and Halo, Samiya and Tusta. I know this because people tend to gush when you mention this hidden and unassuming little Indian-inspired vegetarian eatery in Byron Bay.

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Sunrise paddler with Rainbow Dragons offers new era for seasoned campaigner

Former long-distance paddling champion Brooke Harris has found new sporting life with the Rainbow Dragons and likes to take advantage of the new 6am Sunrise session in Ballina.

Far North Coast Comedy

Lots of comedy to laugh out loud at

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 26 January, 2022

There's still loads of stuff on in the Byron Shire and beyond

Taxi stolen at knifepoint in Tweed Heads

An investigation is underway after a taxi driver had his cab stolen at knifepoint at Tweed Heads.