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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

Storylines: Uluru Statement from the Heart

The 'Uluru Statement from the Heart' seeks constitutional reform to empower Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to have a say and be involved over matters that impact their lives.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Dear Brittany

We watched you. We watched you break the silence. We heard the truth shatter like a glass hitting the tiles.

Cavanbah centre gets a taste of 3×3 basketball

The Byron Beez basketball team in collaboration with the U League hosted a 3x3 tournament at the Cavanbah centre at the end of January that attracted 30 teams.

Rail trail

Peter Finch, East Lismore At last someone else has put their hand up to question the fluffery and misinformation surrounding...

Music fest aims to be COVID-19 recovery event

Byron Bay could host a two-day, beachside music and arts festival in June this year, after an application to hold the event was lodged with Byron Council.

Praying for Vanuatu in Ballina

The World Day of Prayer is a gigantic ecumenical event staged on the first Friday of March.

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Local lads successful AFL show at PSSA championships

At a recent PSSA event at the Blacktown International Sports Park, six Byron AFL players and Byron Junior AFL club president, Barry Spry, enjoyed an unprecedented, successful state carnival.


80-ha development at Lennox Head set to start

Move over, West Byron; a 500-home development is about to begin down the road in Lennox Head. And it’s just one of many residential/commerical projects in Ballina Shire that are either being built or are in the planning stages.


Rebuild Nepal benefit nets $50k

Organisers of last weekend’s Rebuild Nepal concert at Crystal Castle say a whopping $50,000 was raised, adding to the $20,000 raised recently at a Mullum event.


Phyllis visits Lennox All Girls

The Lennox Head All Girls Surfriders will be hosting a stall at the Love Lennox Festival. The stall is a fundraiser for the club and their favourite charity Disabled Surfers Association.


A mighty heart not enough for the battling Giants

In a nutshell, the Mullumbimby Giants were beaten by a better side in their NRRRL Round 8 fixture at Les Donnelly Field on Sunday.


Brewery up with world’s top drops

Congratulations to The Byron Bay Brewing Company, who have just taken out two major trophies at the Australian International Beer Awards, held last week.


Welcome to our table

Susanna Freymark The food is fresh, with eggs and honey straight from the backyard. The trestle tables are long and customers are called friends. Before the meals are served, the waitstaff gather and toast the feast with a glass of...


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