September 13, 2017
In this Issue:
Locals are being forced into exploitative rental exchanges and substandard housing by unscrupulous landlords taking advantage of the region’s housing crisis, the head of the local tenants’ advice service says.
Polka Dot Productions is proud to present Australia’s First Lady of the Blues in trio format at Club Mullum.
This year marks 50 years in the music industry for Jo Jo Smith
Touted as the new voice of global roots, Yeshe has been called Tom Waits crossed with Harry Manx.
The Mullumbimby Circus Festival is just around the corner, with members of the big extended circus family converging on the biggest little town for their workshop intensive and some serious world-class shows.
As Anne, a wealthy American socialite living in Paris, Toni Collette is the ‘madame’ referred to.
Malala Magin’s work LANDshapes is on show at the Lone Goat Gallery.
The fine art of making artists
For three weeks Kien Hannah and her family made a little cluster of mattresses and cuddly toys their home. Unable to find a landlord or real estate agent willing to take them on as tenants, the 30-year-old, her partner, and their two little girls moved from place to place and tried to stay positive.
There is an astonishing moment in this endlessly vile and lousy movie.
Councillor Alan Hunter has won a court case against the very council he was elected to, perhaps ending a protracted battle with his neighbours over his desire to operate a self-storage facility at the end of a short rural road in Myocum.
Karl Williams plays the Hotel Great Northern on Saturday.
With visitors to Brunswick Heads and Mullumbimby on the increase, Byron Shire Council says it is considering ways of improving the ‘turnover and efficiency of parking spaces.’
With the yearly preparations underway for when schoolies arrive in a little more than two months, BUDDI youth worker Nicqui Yazdi. is appealing for volunteers to step up and help make the event a safe and memorable one.
I don’t know who is doing Turmeric’s publicity, but can I have their number? I reckon if I could get the same person to promote me I might finally crack it.
Children at Ocean Shores Public School have donated six swags to the Mullumbimby Neighbourhood Centre, which will go to homeless people in the area.
The Shores United Soccer Club is having its best-ever year with three men's teams ready to contest grandfinals this weekend.
Banora Point won the consolation playoff in the NSW Primary Schools AFL knockout competition after narrowly losing to eventual winners Deniliquin South.
The Byron Magpies AFL club has capped a superior year bagging premiership flags in first and reserves when they hosted grandfinal day last Saturday.
After a season of great deeds, comedy and controversy it was time for the social to get serious as the Nick Shand Memorial cricket series moved into finals mode on Sunday.
More than 400 paddlers competed in the Rainbow Region Dragon Boat Club regatta held in Ballina in late August.
Massive changes are mooted for the World Surf League in 2018 according to rumours following a mandatory closed session held in California last week where the WSL met with its athletes to unveil a radical new shift in professional surfing.
The Ballina Rugby Club has come away from its double appearance in the Far North Coast Rugby competition with a close win in reserve grade, but a loss to Wollongbar-Alstonville in the first grade.
A quirky new eatery opens its freshly painted doors in Byron Bay. Foxy Luu’s combines two exciting faces of Asia, ‘pungent, fresh street food’ and ‘sultry red-light district’. Two years ago, a street merchant in Hanoi called Luu inspired the...
Harvest are holding a series of lunches inspired by the great cultural diversity of the Harvest workers. Quite a few of them, including executive chef Bret Cameron, chef Rani Hewson, deli Jo Ralls, barista Tania Strange and gardener Janene...