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Soli becalmed in NSW Pro surf series

Local surfer Soli Bailey has finished in second place at the Mad Mex Maroubra Pro World Surf League Qualifying Series event held at Sydney’s Maroubra beach last weekend.

Other News

Final stage of Lismore Base Hospital gets underway

The redevelopment works commenced in late 2016 and the final stage is now getting underway to complete the Lismore Base Hospital refurbishment.

Amber alert for blue-green algae at Lake Ainsworth

An amber alert has been put in place for Lake Ainsworth near Lennox Head in relation to the presence of blue-green algae.

Constitutional referendum/poll for LG elections for Byron Shire?

Is the wards fight back again? Byron Shire Council staff have advised, in the upcoming agenda, that ‘Council may conduct a Constitutional referendum or poll in conjunction with the Local Government Election, to be held in September 2021’.

International Women’s Day kerfuffle at Ballina

One councillor walked out of Ballina Council's recent meeting during an emotional discussion about speakers at an upcoming IWD event.

Police looking for missing Pottsville woman

Police say they are seeking public assistance to locate a woman missing from Pottsville for almost a week.

Da mountain

Gisela Stieglitz, Wooyung There is a perfectly good bitumen road going up a rainforest gully; it doesn’t even have potholes!...

February 4, 2015

Issue 29.34

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In this Issue:

Do the Hokey Pokey at Blues

Pokey LaFarge’s music transcends genre. He blends early jazz, country blues and western swing, all brought to life through his dynamic vocal and virtuosic instrumental skill of his band.

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Phở (‘fahr’) the love of food

Vietnamese people move in very small circles. It’s a cliquey community where ex-pats are concerned no matter where they’ve settled.

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From real 
estate to 
recording
 – dropping 
sales for 
songs!

Former Mullumbimby High student, one-time performer and some-time estate agent Fiona Dell has re-emerged from a long hiatus from music with an impressive new swag of songs.

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Byron Bay traffic plan meets resistance

Plans to construct a permanent second lane along Shirley/Lawson Street into Byron Bay by Cr Rose Wanchap have come under fire from the consultants formulating a masterplan for the town.

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Smith Street Band play Jonson

With a full dance card of tour dates both in Australia 
and O/S, it’s clear
 the Smith Street Band
 are going somewhere… fast!

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The Long and the Shorty of the Trombone

New Orleans native Trombone Shorty or Troy Andrews began his career as a bandleader at the early age of six, toured internationally at age 12, and spent his teens playing with various brass bands throughout New Orleans and touring worldwide with Lenny Kravitz.

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The Theory Of Everything

The title of this uplifting but rather soppy movie is very misleading. We all know about the phenomenally brainy Stephen Hawking…

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American Sniper

Clint Eastwood’s Broadway musical ‘Jersey Boys’ might have been an ignominious swan song for a stellar, but his robust but typically insightful latest film is a mighty return to form.

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Shores United win local derby in season opener

Shores United FC began their season in the Anzac Cup B football competition with a 3-1 win over local rivals the Mullumbimby Brunswick Valley FC last Sunday.

Ballina Dragon Boaters win world championships

Shelley Cornish from Tintenbar has won two gold medals in the world indoor rowing championships as well as a world record time, while husband Paul Hurley chimed in with a silver medal.

Senior players triumph at Cherry Street Croquet Club

The experience combination of Joan Campbell (92 years young) and Elaine Astley (89) were able to beat the field and collect a win in the Cherry Streety Twilight Golf Croquet Plate Competition held at Ballina.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 3 March, 2021

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 3 March, 2021