October 4, 2017
In this Issue:
After the first year we moved the newspaper to Brunswick Heads. Lured by cheap rent, we took three small shops in an arcade and filled them with the newspaper office, production facilities and, significantly, a printing press.
Lifelong friends and punk band SGW (Surgeon General’s Warning) look to bust out of small-town Texas as 1990 comes to a close.
Coming out of Lismore, Lady Slug are headed up by Kodi Twiner, and feature Ben Jackson, Luke Rosten and Lachlan Dwyer.
From the fairyland, sailing the depths of the seven seas, Rosie MissChief takes you on a magical journey through reggae, dancehall, dub, drum’n’bass and gypsy jazz, with a taste of folk blues and hip-hop.
When resurrected for the screen, events from the not-too-distant past can often take on an unexpected but spiky relevance to the contemporary social climate.
Tim Ross heads to the northern rivers for his first Byron Bay show this week at Case 22.
Ever wondered what the average Australian discards in textiles and clothes in one year? Apparently between 23 and 27kg. That’s one helluva haul of jeans, tops, frocks, socks and undies as local clothing brand BAY Active found out last Saturday.
A campaign to ensure the north coast becomes Australia’s first ‘Adani-Free Zone’ kicks off outside Lismore City Council Chambers today (October 4).
ARIA-nominated flamenco guitarist Damian Wright of Bandaluzia brings his flamenco genius to Bangalow this week.
In November 2008, members of the Islamic terrorist organisation Lashkar-e-Taiba stormed the Taj Mahal Hotel in Mumbai. At the end of a siege that lasted four days, 166 guests and employees of the Taj were dead.
Aussie rock royalty Sarah McLeod is heading to Byron Bay in support of the release of her first album in 12 years, Rocky’s Diner.
A concerted, community-wide effort is essential if the Byron Shire is to rid itself of the pervasive noxious weed camphor laurel, ecologists say. Despite valiant attempts by individual landholders and bush regeneration groups, its spread has continued virtually unabated over the past five years.
The Mullumbimby Commons is proud to announce the official opening of Wildspace on October 8. This new learning space will be a place where the community can participate ‘as learners and teachers in just about any area of interest people care to explore.’
Byron Bay Labor held their annual trivia night at the Byron Bay Bowling Club last Friday to a packed audience. This year’s event featured federal deputy Labor leader Tanya Plibersek.
You’re killing us. You may not know me, but we know you. In fact we’ve known you now for well over 20 years. You’ve had an impact on our life. A lot.
Making the switch to start playing Australian Rules Football was a great decision according to the captain of the premiership-winning Lismore Swans Women’s AFl team, Laura Small.
The 11th annual Byron Bay Lighthouse Run is set for Sunday October 22 and will be supporting charities including Crackin’ Cancer and the Mai Wiru Foundation. The Byron Bay Lighthouse Run is open to groups and individuals and includes a...
Lennox Head’s Mikey McDonagh has finished in fifth position at the 2017 VISSLA ISA World Junior Surfing Championship in Hyuga, Japan.
The Ocean Shores Country Club is set to play host to some of the finest professional golfers in the country on Tuesday October 10, 2017.
The Rainbow Region Dragon Boat Club brought home trophies in the marathon and sprint racing events at the Mount Warning Dragon Boat regatta on the Tweed River at Murwillumbah last month.
Twelve local teenagers received $500 as part of their award as local sporting champions last week, recognising how they have excelled in representing the northern rivers region. Federal member for Page Kevin Hogan presented the awards. ‘I’m very pleased to...
Coinciding with the start of the school holidays, Brunswick SLSC and other local clubs have began the spring patrol season in earnest. Leading up to the start of the season is particularly busy. ‘New members are training for their Bronze Medallion...
Scott Carpenter from the Murwillumbah Cycle Club won the overall general classification result in Masters Division 4 in the graded races of the Battle Recharge cycling event held in Murwillumbah at the end of last month. Scott joined plenty of...
After a very successful season across the boy’s and girl’s sides, and just when you thought it was all over, you realise that too much football is barely enough. Registration is now open for the summer junior six-a-side soccer competition. Involving...
Vegan DJ Ricky-Lee from the Gold Coast, sunset cocktails and a vegan spread on the Santos Balcony in Mullum: that’s the launch scene for Anthea Amore’s vegan cookbook ‘Hungry’. The president of the Vegetarian and Vegan Society of QLD...