September 20, 2017
In this Issue:
School’s out, so what are you going to do with the kids over the next few weeks? The Byron Community Centre has come up with some great ideas, co-ordinated by venue manager Tanja Greulich.
Ten years in the making, A Quest to Heal is an intimate human story that invites us to consider new ways of healing beyond the western medical model, exploring the healing powers of the heart and the untapped powers of the mind.
Veteran journalist Alex Mitchell has condemned the Turnbull government’s new media legislation, saying it represented a ‘sweeping victory’ for the major media owners.
Greens councillor Sarah Ndiaye will seek fellow councillors’ support at this Thursday’s meeting to support a voluntary ban of single-use plastic bags and packaging in the Byron Shire during Plastic Free July 2018.
After sell-out shows touring across four continents, self-proclaimed ‘elegant buffoon’ Tom Flanagan returns to the Brunswick Picture House with his award-winning show KAPUT!
Judi Dench is back as Queen Victoria, and to all intents and purposes she has continued on from where she left off in Mrs Brown (1997) – which was probably director Stephen Frears’s intention.
Come one come all to witness the hilarity and the chaos that is Home Crafted Comedy and the Byron Bay Brewery. Emceed by local comedy mastermind Mandy Nolan, this night gets more and more hilarious as the acts keep lining up to have their five minutes of fame at the Byron Brewery.
Last year at Bello Winter Music I had the pleasure of interviewing Irish singer/songwriter Áine Tyrell.
Much as we don’t like to be (so many people boast that they’re not), we are all judgmental, and this is one of those rare movies that subtly propels you from one stern point of view to its opposite and at the end leaves you uncertain about where you stand.
Kathryn Jones will be one of the acts performing at the Byron Bay Community Centre on Saturday night for the BEATLES night Steinway piano fundraiser.
With the ‘conscientious objector’ option now scrapped for parents who refuse to immunise their preschool-aged children, how will it affect the northern rivers region, an area known to have the lowest immunisation rates in NSW?
It’s the most powerful word in human language. ‘Yes’ says I am open. ‘Yes’ says that you will accept the views of another. ‘Yes’ gives permission. ‘Yes’ opens doors.
The 2017 Hurley Pro at Trestles saw local pro surfers Matt Wilkinson and Stuart Kennedy bow out early. Lennox Head’s Kennedy lost to Adrian Buchan in a clash of futuristic versus traditional surfing in round two.
The Bandeagles A-grade winners for the last two years in the Mullumbimby six-a-side soccer summer competition are ready to defend their title. The side is led by captain Murphy Salisbury and goalkeeper Jake Govett. The Mullum competition has been running for...
The Northern Hotel Byron Bay Rams capped the club’s most successful Football Far North Coast season ever on Saturday with an outstanding grandfinal day.
Byron Bay Basketball have hosted their fifth Annual Senior Carnival over the last two weekends attracting 21 teams from across Australia including Tasmania and Perth.
Suffolk Park Phoenix rose from the ashes and stung the Goonellabah Hornets by winning the fifth division Far North Football grandfinal 2–1. This result means one of the youngest clubs in the competition has won silverware in all but its...
Another two grandfinal games for the Mullumbimby Brunswick Valley FC and another two wins. Our minor premier Men’s division four team showed great spirit to come back from 2–0 down to defeat Ocean Shores 4–2.
The Nick Shand Memorial cricket series allows everyone to find their own level of seriousness but on Sunday it was time to step up a gear as the hedonistic libertines from south of the Shire, the Suffolk Swingers, took...
By Simon Haslam It’s certainly been a very dry start to spring, perhaps even a dream run if you are a beer brewer. Some people would say it’s not exactly a hard life selling beer, but in a bid to...
By Vivienne Pearson First, let’s get the Three Blue Ducks connection out of the way. All three co-owners of Shelter, new in Lennox Head, have strong connections with Three Blue Ducks (which, to save valuable column inches, will henceforth will...