September 30, 2014
In this Issue:
For more than 20 years, boys and girls from across the country have been taking part in Milo in2CRICKET. The Milo program is an entry level participation program for five to eight year olds and involves fun, safe activities that teach kids the basic skills to play cricket, in a supportive, non-competitive environment.
A great weekend of music is heading your way with Byron Bay-based roots/folk artist and multi-instrumentalist Tristan O’Meara heading up a great cache of gigs. Tristan has performed for thousands upon thousands on the streets of cities across the world from Australia to the UK, Ireland, to Nepal and Bangkok.
Anthea Amore has been a vegan and a passionate vegan and gluten-free cook for the past 26 years. Creating dishes and the likes for others over the years has resulted in the culmination of her new cook book – Passion. Organic vegan recipes to live for.
Surf Life Saving NSW’s brightest young surf sport stars have been honing their skills at the NSW Talented Athletes Program (TAP) on Sydney’s Northern Beaches during the holidays.
A great week of culture starting with Anna Dorrington who presents Grim Fairy Tales where she explores and exposes issues about the role of women, female identity and societal expectations around the concept of the ideal woman.
Following from last week’s article where rail trail advocate Geoff Meers espoused the benefits of rail trails, Byron councillor and Trains On Our Tracks spokesperson Basil Cameron puts forward the case for rail’s return.
The members of Tuba Skinny are returning to Oz for their fourth Australian tour with a return show in Mullumbimby, the caught up with Mandy Nolan on the way.
After 13 years of broken bones, broken hearts, sore heads, passive aggression, regular aggression, several arrests, questionable skin infections, and a busload of infuriated tour managers, Bluejuice are calling it quits. For Jake Stone, who has been at the helm since early 2001, this is very much the end of an era.
Brunswick Heads is crowded with good coffee and fare. I say this after chomping down a falafel pocket from Yami’s, then, moving to the right and down the lane, I sidled into Footbridge for my after-coffee.
Get the Aerogard out or, for some, the neem bush (whatever floats your boat), and join the mozzies and blood-sucking midges for a fiesta of double-dipping with friends gathered on the patio.
A ‘theoretical maximum’ of 1,100 houses is how West Byron developers have sought to explain their calculations on the predicted size of their proposed development.
The spectrum for next year’s state election expanded considerably last week after Byron Bay resident Matthew Hartley announced his intention to stand – wheelchair and all – for the seat of Ballina.
This year Mullum Music Festival announced their new festival patron. After two years with the vivacious Mama Kin it became imperative that the next patron had to pick up the baton and carry it on to even greater heights.