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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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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.

Israel and Palestine

As an apologist for Israel, Michael Burd (Letters, 12 January) conveniently ignores the harsh truth of Israel’s brutal oppression,...

A new Mungo needed

A new Mungo is needed to investigate, report and comment, because the major media sure as hell ain’t! When is...

Reform needed to deliver electric trucks in Australia

With the aim of getting more electric-powered trucks on Australian roads, the Electric Vehicle Council and the Australian Trucking Association have collaborated to develop the policies necessary to drive Australian trucking into an electric future.


Mick woke up this morning to a great epiphany. So, we’ve decided to forget all our activism, we’re going...

How two local farmers’ markets are supporting young farmers

With everyone talking about the empty shelves in the supermarkets at the moment, it’s reassuring to know we have...

December 9, 2014

Issue 29.26

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In this Issue:

Changing the world one yoga pose at a time

Mandy Nolan Michael Franti is without a doubt one of Bluesfest’s perennial favourites – his boundless energy and his ethos embodying the vibe of the music festival. This year Franti is back, but it’s something pretty special: he brings his Soulshine...


Exodus: Gods And Kings

There are some stunning visual effects in Ridley Scott’s latest blockbuster/bumbreaker, but perhaps the most impressive of all is how, as Moses, Christian Bale manages to morph into Charlton Heston, albeit with a whispered and barely intelligible enunciation.


Alexander and the terrible … day

If you think that Team Oz is doing it tough under the stewardship of the fork-tongued knuckle-dragger and his mob of reptilian droogs, spare a thought for the Coopers and the calamities that befall them on an otherwise clear and sunny California day.


The Village People

Now in its second year, Byron Falls Festival continues its quest to make the NSW-based event authentically ‘Byron Bay’. Valley Lipcer is the creative producer of The Village, what many have called ‘the festival within the festival’. Seven spoke with Valley about what’s in store for Byron Falls.


Gay Paris in Byron

The sleepy village of Alstonville has always had a touch of Desperate Housewives Wisteria Lane about it. Perfectly neat houses lined up on perfectly neat streets, all with perfectly neat lawns.


Music roundup December 11

As we count down the days until the end of 2014, the local music scene is hotting up with summer – this week's roundup heads off with ballad-singing song-slinger Jimmy Dowling.


Byron Bay dishes up the Best Tourism Restaurant in NSW

The winners of the 25th Annual NSW Tourism Awards were announced recently in Sydney, with local business the Byron Beach Cafe receiving the top accolade for Best Tourism Restaurant and Catering Service.


The busy world of The Lazys

The Lazys are certainly creating a groundswell on the live front with their raw and energetic rock performances.


Strong Australian ‘Thais’

Many years ago… I know that every time a person kicks off a story with this familiar intro, whole generations start rolling their eyes like Mr Squiggle impatiently waiting for Miss Jane (google it!); however…


Electric-vehicle charging station opens

Australia’s first public electric vehicle (EV) charging station, powered by solar panels over a car park structure, opened at Macadamia Castle in Knockrow last Friday.


Uplift festival blasts off this week

Uplift Festival is just a few days away, and for those with a soft spot for visionary, socially conscious and even esoteric speakers, plus conscious music programming, then this is the event for you.


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.