August 30, 2017
In this Issue:
Country music star Melinda Schnieder wants to make your dog a star! How is she going to do this? Why?
Tom Cruise comes with so much baggage, doesn’t he? To the point that it’s difficult to see him in any movie now without getting the impression that you are only watching him play himself (not that he would be the first actor to do this.
Writers at the Rails on Sunday will feature one of Australia’s top performance poets, the iconic poetic Sydney wordsmith Tug Dumbly, longtime host of the city’s Friend-in-Hand show.
This month saw comedian Andy Saunders launch his latest comedy song Man Bun, a laugh-out-loud tribute to the barista bun.
From a fantastic place where TV soap meets arthouse film, Glenn and Rhonda Flune take the audience on an expedition in search of the perfect relationship.
You really do need to savour movies such as this when they come along. Even at their silliest, as in Snakes On A Plane (2006), they manage to exploit our deepest, primal fears at the same time as they have us queueing up for more.
Promoters of the Falls Festival have announced that tickets for the event at North Byron Parklands sold out in minutes yesterday, even though it is yet to receive the tick of approval by the Planning Assessment Commission
A group of locals is fighting to save the old Byron District Hospital site from developers and instead have it placed in community hands.
Concerns that a large stockpile of sand on a property near Wards Landscaping on Myocum Road was radioactive, contaminated with heavy metals and was being turned into an illegal cement production site have been denied.
A team of local volunteer ethics teachers has been nominated for the 2017 volunteer of the year team award, to be announced on September 4.
The weather is heating up and that can only mean one thing. Safari season is just around the corner, although Sunday Safari doesn’t officially return until October that doesn’t mean they can’t bring house royalty to the Bay, right?
The creation of an Australia-wide advocacy group of councils affected by tourism is now underway after mayor Richardson received the full support of fellow councillors at last week’s meeting.
For the past seven weeks, Monique Emilio, the proprietor of the Poinciana has been hosting a DJ night that has seen patrons of all ages coming out to enjoy some food, a drink and a little moonlight dancing.
Byron Bay FC’s winning 2017 season was acknowledged at Saturday’s Football Far North Coast annual awards night with the Rams and Wildcats coming away with a swag of silverware.
It was a top weekend for Shores United football club as they won through qualifying finals in the fourth and first divisions, and the men’s seventh division collected the minor premiership.
Mullumbimby Giants Junior Rugby League club president Tracey Brooke has taken out the Aquis Gold Coast Titans Community Volunteer of the Year award.
Alison Blatcher A gale warning issued on Saturday put the wind up some of the entrants who pulled out at the last minute from the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s Tumbulgum Passage Race. But Sunday morning brought sunshine and just the right...
Local 12-year-old twins Jarra and Kai Millis have just qualified for the National Interschool Snowboard Championships. Last week the boys returned to Perisher to compete in the NSW Interschool State Championships, representing Byron Bay Public School. They were up against tough...
Mark ‘Mono’ Stewart was victorious at the Duke’s OceanFest held at Queens surf break in Waikiki Beach in Hawaii over the past week.
The Mullumbimby Moonshiners reserve grade rugby union team is heading to their second grandfinal in a row after beating Ballina 17–13 on the weekend in a thrilling come-from-behind victory. ‘The lads showed guts and pure determination to get the win...
Byron Bay Rugby Club firsts have won through their semifinal against rivals Lennox Head with a 33–29 win at Lyle Park last weekend. Trailing at half-time, the Byron side had to ‘have a good look at themselves’ captain Craig Wallace...
Byron Bay Allsox softball club is gearing up for another big season in the FNC women’s summer softball league and is looking for new players.
The chief training officer at Brunswick SLSC, Braeden McHugh, is running a Bronze Medallion course starting on September 2 over six to eight weeks.
Davidson’s plums, native raspberries and finger limes – photo Vivienne Pearson By Vivienne Pearson Lemon myrtle, bush tomato, Davidson’s plum, finger lime, Kakadu plum, riberry, quandong, mountain pepper, anise myrtle, wattleseed, mutries, lemon aspen, desert limes. How many of these have...