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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.

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Rous County Dam

Jo Faith, Newtown Strong objections to the proposed development of this dam have been articulated by the Indigenous Heritage First...

Belongi Spit

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

Co-op meeting

Annette Snow, Myocum As a Mullumbimby Rural Co-op shareholder of 42 years and a past employee of over 13 years,...

On-farm restaurant’s sustainable vision

Frida’s Field is an on-farm restaurant based in Nashua, just ten minutes from Bangalow. Hosting three long lunches per...

Humans suck

Hannah Grace, Ocean Shores I heard on the local news, like, this afternoon (April 20), that 370+ kilos of tuna...

Transforming lives, empowering individuals and uniting communities

A Sound Life, Australia’s first charity to transform the lives of people in need through free music, yoga and meditation programs is having an event this Sunday as a fundraiser for the COVID crisis in India.

March 30, 2016

Issue 30.42

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In this Issue:

Cinema Review: My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mGHoDScUow8 These are not days for wandering too far from the beaten path, are they. The humble cinema-goer, seeking shelter from the storm outside, is perfectly justified in finding solace in the blandness of a movie such as this. It’s...


Live Music Roundup – Thursday 31 March, 2016

The Jackson live After several years to play and create music in a reggae band, Cory Jackson started to play alone and loop Jamaican reggae from the 70s with his acoustic guitar. That was just two years ago, and now as...


Council faction still failing: CABS

The Community Alliance for Byron Shire (CABS) says it has assessed the recent performance of Byron Council against the Community Charter for Good Planning and found them still to be failing.


Lennox law student offered Oxford spot

Lennox Head local Angela Powditch is hopefully off to the UK soon, bar one hitch.


Culture Roundup – Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Spirit Festival  How does an annual event grow deeper roots and spread broader branches? How can a gathering promote our greatest assets to insure our future wellbeing and those of our descendants? It’s not necessarily about grower larger in size,...


Words of wisdom from the Webb

‘Lindsay Webb is more than your average standup. He has an almost mindreader-like ability to pick faces in the audience and create a show purely on where they come from and what they do. The last time I saw...


Mandy Nolan’s Soap Box: Singling out stoners is silly

Driving past and seeing four cop cars outside your local high school is not good PR, either for people driving past or the people inside. It feels scary. Even I start getting the fear and I don’t even smoke pot. I start feeling like I’ve done something wrong.


A Byron – Bali Connection

By: Vivienne Pearson Let’s get the name issue sorted right now. If you’ve travelled in Indonesia, particularly Bali, you probably won’t need this lesson but, for others, here’s a primer. Warung Bagus, one of Byron’s newer eateries, located opposite the surf...


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.