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An operetta and children’s theatre for NORPA

NOPRA has announced recipients of the theatre company’s two artist residencies.

What’s going on with gas?

David Lowe According to the prime minister, we’re in the midst of a ‘gas-led recovery’. Until about five minutes ago,...

Cocaine bust in Byron Shire, 7 men arrested

Police say two separate investigations into the ongoing supply of cocaine in the Byron Bay area have led to charges against seven men.

OCA a ‘diamond in the rough’

Around four years ago a group of like-minded friends started a Syntropic Farm project. Since that time, they have...

Why do we destroy what we love?

Nan Nicholson, The Channon I have been an environmental activist for over 50 years (I started when I was a...

Creative carbon capture

Desmond Bellamy – Special Projects Coordinator, PETA Australia, Byron Bay Last week, the Australian government pledged half a billion dollars for ‘clean’...

October 28, 2014

Issue 29.20

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In this Issue:

Katching Up

Hailing from Hamilton, New Zealand, Katchafire have become a global roots reggae phenomenon. The all-Maori reggae band bring their pure classic sound to the Brewery on Thursday November 13.

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Tragedy hits league family

Growing up in Mullumbimby, Wayde Kelly was always a lover of rugby league and he and fiancée Kymberlie Shepherd were just about to start their very own junior team when tragedy stuck.

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Actor activist activates creatives

Actor and activist Tony Barry along with Greg Aitken and Michael Hennessy, are hosting an event on Friday and Saturday evening. They are calling on all actors, performers, artists, musicians, filmmakers and other creative folk pissed off by political bastardry to partcipate.

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Local hospitality businesses unite to address global water crisis

Byron Beach Cafe, The Balcony and Harvest Cafe are helping to raise awareness and funds for clean and safe water initiatives around the world by doing away with imported bottled water to help raise money and awareness for Whole World Water; a fund benefiting clean and safe water programs around the world.

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Steph to appear at Byron Bay screening

In 2007, Stephanie Gilmore a high school student from Tweed Heads, qualified for the pinnacle in women’s surfing, the ASP World Tour.

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Take away the cars and corral your senses

The plan was to take away the cars, add a dash of creativity, transform Bay Lane in Byron Bay into a pop-up outdoor dining area with colour, light, art and live music. And it seemed to work last Saturday night.

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Blowing their horn for Island Vibe

Hailing from Brisbane, Bullhorn is a 9-piece includes a massive seven horn players, one drummer and one monster MC. Their upbeat, family-friendly shows are born from a high-octane mix of funk, soul, hip-hop, jazz, reggae and dance music.

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Original Byron bypass plan would have used rail corridor

The Butler Street Community Network, a group campaigning against the Byron Shire Council’s adopted Butler Street bypass route, say the approved 2001 Bypass Environmental Impact Study proposed using the railway corridor.

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Federal parties hard in the park

Last Saturday saw the 13th Federal Park Party run in the centre of the village with a wonderful carnival atmosphere, great food and entertainment.

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Parkway Drive weighs into Ewingsdale dispute

Ben Gordon, founder of the award-winning metalcore band Parkway Drive, has lent his band’s support to the Ewingsdale residents opposing the proposed seniors living development pushed on by a majority of Byron Shire councillors.

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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.