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Join Clarkes Beach paddle out this weekend to stop massive oil and gas field project

Hundreds of local surfers and water-lovers will paddle out at Clarke’s Beach over the weekend to protest against a massive oil and gas field proposed for the NSW coast.

Other News

Lismore Council set to increase fees, cut costs in a bid to balance budget

Lismore City Council is set to increase fees and charges and cut spending in an attempt to overcome a $19.5m operating deficit.

Boarding houses

Matthew O’Reilly, CABS president and Council candidate for the new Byron Greens The over-development of cramped boarding-house accommodation in Sunrise...

Get over it, Byron Baes!

Andrew Willy Wilson, Mullumbimby Are you guys for real? I can’t believe all the fuss over the proposed Byron Baes...

From go to whoa – Norco Primex expo covers it all

Norco and Primex are bringing a three-day sustainable farming and primary industry expo to you.

Belongi Spit

John Lazarus, Byron Bay An update on proposed development of the Belongil Spit site, for the information particularly of those...

The legal smoke

Paul Rea, Coorabell While Labor stopped taking donations from the tobacco industry in 2004 and the Liberals followed suit a...

August 19, 2015

Issue 30.10

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In this Issue:

Premium wine for the people

Russell Geggie Remember way back when the local wine industry introduced us to the screw caps on wine bottles and wine drinkers the world over were turning up their noses at the Australian industry? Sacrilege! Blasphemy! Fast forward twenty-odd years...

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A Harvest Feast: Collective Chefs

Natalie Shukur It was all about the breaking of bread and beasts on Saturday night at Harvest in Newrybar, where 65 guests came together for the first in its Collective Chef Series: On the Pass. The events are a chance...

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Table service, Mullum style

Get ready for the biggest little banquet, to be held on Burringbar Street, Mullumbimby, on August 29 from 7pm.

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Byron markets battle to keep their Butler Street home

Byron Farmers’ Market management have been quick to act upon news they could be booted from Butler Street, and last week handed over 540 individual submissions, which were garnered over three weeks.

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Rocky Road with Bubbles

Chocolatier Gina from Sweetness Patisserie will reveal her award-winning secrets in a ‘master-choc’ demonstration tomorrow night Thursday 20 August at 5.30pm after work next to Love Byron Bay Chocolate in Lawson Street. Not only will she deconstruct and reconstruct rocky...

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North coast renewable energy retailer launched

Want a locally owned power company which sources locally generated supplies? Newly launched energy retailer Enova is aiming to do just that, and the company held a community consultation/prospectus launch last Wednesday.

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The toxic nightmare of corporatised agriculture

I didn’t think I’d make it out alive, the night we went to film the ‘Cancer Train’ in Bathinda, Punjab. It was our last and most difficult filming in the area.

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Man dead after boat capsizes near Yamba

Police say a man has died and a second has been taken to hospital after a boat capsized south of Yamba this morning.

Jonson Street bus shelter gone and an era ended

Byron Shire Council says that the wooden bus shelter on Jonson Street outside the Byron Visitors Centre is being removed today with all bus services operating from the new bus interchange on Butler Street in Byron Bay

Upside down river

Tim Harrington, Lennox Head Letter contributor Richard White (letters 21/4/21) quite correctly identifies the Richmond River as an ‘upside down river’ and nowhere is this more...

Ballina Dragons’ great results at Urunga

The Ballina Dragon Boat Racing Club is a group of paddling people from all walks of life who enjoy being out on the water having fun and keeping fit.