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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’...

Mayor’s parting gift 

Michele Grant, Ocean Shores The Mayor’s parting gift to the Bruns/Bayside Community was ushering through approval for the controversial Corso...

Creative carbon capture

Desmond Bellamy – Special Projects Coordinator, PETA Australia, Byron Bay Last week, the Australian government pledged half a billion dollars for ‘clean’...

Police chase ends in head-on car and truck crash

Police have declared a critical incident investigation after a car chase in Ballina ended in a crash Friday night.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning May 12

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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

September 9, 2015

Issue 30.13

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In this Issue:

Older, bolder and going for golder!

At 65, Clelia Adams is at the top of her game. Clelia has been involved in the Australian country music scene since 1975, and in a testament to both her career longevity and the embracing nature of the country music...


Growing talent with Mikey B

No tree grows without nurturing the seedling. And that is the commitment Mullum Music Festival makes to emerging young talent every year with its Youth Mentorship Program. Having just opened for applications, the mentorship boasts four mentors over four categories,...


The homecoming of Miss One-Hand Walker

I first met Rhiannon Walker when she was just 14, a bubbly enthusiastic young girl with a peculiar talent for standing on one hand. In other communities she would have been relegated to cartwheels in the backyard with her parents...


Culture Roundup – 9 September, 2015

Poetry of wit and humour This Sunday Dangerously Poetic Press will hold another of their popular music and poetry-reading series. Enjoy lively music by the inimitable Miss Amber and Stukulele from Mullumbimby. Local actors, Susan Hayward and Georgia Martin, will...


Live Music Roundup – 9 September, 2015

There’s something mad about Mullum Combine award-winning Australian bush poet – Ray Essery, the Mullumbimby bloke – and member of the Naked Poets, international multi-award-winning country music artist Clelia Adams and Byron Bay’s Calypso Cowgirl, Kathryn Jones, add Gold Guitar...


Wild food flavours

Two of Australia’s finest chefs, Steven Snow (Fins) and Clayton Donovan (Australia’s only Indigenous hatted chef), will come together in the kitchen on Sunday September 13 from midday at Fins in Kingscliff. The five-course menu features ‘bush and sea...


Naked Byron wins

Naked Byron Dips might sound the branding for a new softcore tourism campaign, but the local dip manufacturer, who has just won gold and silver medals at the Royal Melbourne Fine Food awards, says the name reflects the fact...


Rams take out FNC championship

The 2015 will be remembered for one of the Byron Bay FC’s most successful seasons yet.


To sip from the red cup…

With so much of the modern sporting world either given over to a cynical grab for corporate bucks or hijacked politically for jingoistic fervour-channelling…


Front row at a Cockfight

One of Australia’s most fearless and dynamic dance companies, The Farm, has been collaborating with NORPA artistic director Julian Louis. The end result is Cockfight, a spectacular contemporary dance piece that has been described as The Office meets a...


Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Stop the Stopping

It’s enough, Mr Abbott. Please stop Stopping The Boats – we can’t take it. We are sick of this boring masochistic game you play called boat stopping. Like you are some sort of boat-stopping superhero. You use the phrase...


Father and son win first sailing race

Sixteen boats competed in the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s race day earlier this month in a 10-12 knot breeze that suited the newcomers to...

Oceans 15 triumphant return

The Ocean Shores Aquatics team have returned home with some great results after a month-long stint at various State School Swimming competitions. ‘They have all...

Interview with Bob Vegas

The glorious Bob Downe is back with a brand new show: Viva Bob Vegas! at the Brunswick Picture House. He gave Seven the Downe low…

Interview with Cyprien Clerc, Founder and managing Director of Futureseeds

Founder and Managing Director at FutureSeeds, Cyprien Clerc, talks to The Echo about this upcoming event.