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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.

Other News

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.

Disaster prevention pledge welcomed

The Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) has welcomed a pre-election commitment from Federal Labor to invest up to $200 million per year in disaster prevention and resilience.

Hospitals under strain

With ever increasing pressure on health services across the nation and locally, how are health staff coping – and are there enough ICU beds and ventilators to cope with the ongoing surge in COVID-19 cases?

Eva Ramsey says she will be her own woman on Ballina Council

One of Ballina's new councillors in B Ward is independent Eva Ramsey, who was elected as part of Sharon Cadwallader's team and is joining council for the first time. So why now, and what does she stand for?

Check a charity’s status before donating to a good cause

It wouldn't be the first time generous people have been scammed by fake charities and in the wake of the Tonga disaster, Australia's charity regulator is urging a quick check before donating.

Israel and Palestine

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

April 29, 2015

Issue 29.46

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Music Roundup April 30

This week's Music Roundup looks for fun on the full moon with the Afro-funk supergroup The Hayden Hack Infusion play the GLO Dance at Durrumbul Hall for the May lunar event.

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From Edinburgh Festival to Montreal to Melbourne to… Ballina

Award-winning British comedian Jeff Green has become a well-known face and voice on Australian TV and radio since arriving for his first Melbourne International Comedy Festival performance here in 1996.

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Culture wrap April 29

This week's Culture Wrap features a competition for local stories told orally will be one of many exciting story events planned for the inaugural Festival of the Golden Tale in June.

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‘For so appears this Fleet majestical’ – Will Shakespeare

Well it’s official – the northern rivers is spoilt rotten and Brunswick Heads has the most recent example of just why we should be smiling.

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Multi-storey carpark plan for Byron revived against staff advice

Cr Rose Wanchap is again pushing for Byron Shire Council to develop a multi-level carpark/retail precinct in Byron’s CBD, and the issue will be raised at this week’s Council meeting.

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From mud pies to Mullum

Though Ben Ellison grew up on an intentional community in Elands and was exposed to an alternative lifestyle at an early age, his partner Alicia James had no interest at all in permaculture.

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Byron councillor dismisses residents’ concerns over bypass

A councillor who is in favour of the Byron bypass along Butler Street has lectured affected residents on their opposition to the proposal, telling them, ‘We have to do more than just complain about change’.

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Boychoir

The opening sequences of Canadian François Girard’s film feel like a weird hybrid of 8 Mile and the wretched As It Is In Heaven.

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Avengers: Age of Ultron

When the first of what threatens to be a franchise without end appeared (Infinity War – Part 1 is scheduled for release in 2018. True), I thought we were to be treated to a new take on the wonderful adventures of Emma Peel and John Steed.

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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.