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Calls for Minister to conduct ‘genuine’ consultation on Murwillumbah mega-school

The Murwillumbah community and SOS (Save Our Schools) are calling on the NSW Minister for Education, Sarah Mitchell to...

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Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: The End of an Era

As the Entertainment Editor I have interviewed some very interesting people. Like the multi-orgasmic man; a Dutch orgasm coach living in a yurt, and Tim (Pricasso) who paints with his penis. I have also interviewed musicians. Probably not quite as interesting as the aforementioned group, but whose stories and chats have formed a wonderful part of my week over the last two decades. I have had the privilege of talking to some of my heroes.

‘Influencers’ – just another advertising platform…

The question being asked by many consumers is 'are influencers genuinely promoting products that they like and believe in, or is it just more advertising?

Nerves

Tom Tabart, Former Byron Greens councillor It seems that I may have touched a nerve in my attempt to give...

Pocket Herbs and Indigenous organisation, Currie Country partner to supply native foods

An important ingredient in creating a high-quality, unique dining experience in the Northern Rivers is the diversity and availability...

Cyclists please

Denise Nagorcka, Byron Bay I am a driver, cyclist, pedestrian: so cyclists for your safety, could you please: 1. Make yourselves visible...

It’s World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Today is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day and Dementia Australia is calling for all Australians to make themselves aware of the different forms elder abuse can take and to be alert to vulnerable Australians, including people who live with dementia. 

September 16, 2015

Issue 30.14

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Lighthouse run a favourite

A favourite event on the fun-run calendar, registrations for this year’s Brookfarm Byron Lighthouse Run are already coming in. Now in its ninth year, this charity event has high hopes of reaching a milestone of having given away $100,000...

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Love coffee? Take your pick!

You love your coffee but have you ever considered picking your own? ‘It’s a unique experience,’ enthuses Richard Bradbury, visitor manager for Wirui Estate coffee, ‘and one that is only available for a short while each year’. Coffee-harvest workshops are...

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Proposed Byron train branded ‘greenwash’

Residents and businesses affected by a proposed diesel train service between the new Elements of Byron resort and Byron Bay township have stepped up their opposition ahead of a council decision on a DA for a new station on the route this week.

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Local Labor MP stands by Shorten

Richmond Labor MP Justine Elliot describes former prime minister Tony Abbott's replacement, ‘Malcolm Turnbull, as 'just another out-of-touch, arrogant leader with a chaotic, dysfunctional and divided government.'

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Byron council says green-waste uptake ‘encouraging’

The first month of the Byron Shire’s new organics recycling program has seen 63 per cent of our total waste recycled, up from 38 per cent under the previous two-bin service, according to council staff,

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Chefs’ Secrets

Darren Robertson from Three Blue Ducks in Byron Bay, Steven Snow from Fins in Kingscliff and Takashi Yaguohi from Doma in Federal believe food cooked with love tastes better, and stress in the kitchen is unnecessary

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Zeitgeist – Spirit of time at Yum Yum Tree Cafe

Yum Yum Tree Cafe has recently launched its intriguing new ‘Zeitgeist’ breakfast and lunch menu. French-born owner Gilles Gohlke explains, ‘Zeitgeist means spirit of time, people coming together creating a culture right here, right now. We believe that living...

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Young animators shine on Ballina’s big screen

A group of up and coming local indigenous animators were excited to see their first films on the big screen at Ballina Fair Cinemas on Tuesday night.

Nurses and midwives rally during Health Inquiry in Lismore

Nurses and midwives will be holding lunchtime rallies across the Northern Rivers calling for nurse-to-patient ratios and highlighting widespread issues being exposed at the rural health inquiry, which is due to hear submissions today in Lismore.

‘Influencers’ – just another advertising platform…

The question being asked by many consumers is 'are influencers genuinely promoting products that they like and believe in, or is it just more advertising?

Professor Offord makes Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Ocean Shores resident and Emeritus Professor, Baden Offord, has been named on the Queen’s Birthday 2021 Honours List, ‘For distinguished service to tertiary education in the field of human rights, social justice, and cultural diversity’.