Saturday’s annual Sample Food Festival at the Bangalow Showground showcased local food, growers, producers and chefs. The perfect weather drew hundreds of people to the popular event which included cooking demonstrations and live music.
The grand final of the Northern Rivers Regional Rugby League gave us everything we love about football yesterday at Kingsford Smith Park in Ballina. Photos Eve Jeffery
Hundreds of artists and art appreciators visited the Ocean Shores Public School over the weekend to see this year’s exhibition of works in the tenth annual Ocean Shores Art Expo.
It was a nice day says Jeff ‘Compost’ Dawson who snapped these shots.
Rugby league, at whatever level, demands equal parts courage, resolve and quick thinking (its detractors will never understand that last component). The Mullumbimby Giants’ Under 18s displayed all three qualities in going down to the NRRRL minor premiers, the Murwillumbah Mustangs, by 20-12 in their elimination final at Stan Sercombe Oval last Sunday.
Lismore’s Arts in August wrapped up with a Back Alley Gallery Street Party in the back lanes of Lismore over the weekend. Artists contributed live works while live acoustic performances and market stalls were a prelude to headlining performances by... Read More →
The Marist Brothers made an early mark in the Northern Rivers Regional Rugby League 18s and Reggies last Sunday, but it was Ballina who showed their winning hand on the weekend with a smashing win over the Murwillumbah Mustangs at Stan Sercomb Oval.
Huge numbers of aircraft enthusiasts lined up for the preview opening of the Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome Heritage Aviation Association (EHMAHAA) museum yesterday, getting a chance to see inside the retired F-111, the renovated Bellman Hanger and other aircraft displays.
The Bangalow Bowlo played host to the launch of Aussies Against Fracking last Saturday with a cast of stellar performers on stage and an even larger contingent there in spirit via video feed. Aussies Against Fracking (AAF) was created as a response to what the group feel is the gross industrialisation of...
After only one game in five weeks the Mullum Moonshiners lined up on Saturday for a much needed hit out against fourth placed Ballina, Dean Trevaskis reports. The last game of the regular season had a mini-final atmosphere with Ballina... Read More →
Byron Bay’s topsy turvy NRRRL season came to a shuddering halt at Grafton’s Frank McGuren Field on Saturday.After imposing prop Chris Coleman had his jaw broken in the very first tackle of their elimination semi-final, the Red Devils never quite got into their stride as the Ghosts’ hard-nosed, percentage football carried them home by 22-6.
February 16, 2013 Australian blues and roots musician Ash Grunwald and multi-instrumentalist Xavier Rudd joined forces to headline a pop-up concert on the battlefield of the fight against coal seam gas mining at Doubtful Creek in the Northern Rivers. The... Read More →
Staff reporters Prime Minister Kevin Rudd received his usual rock-star reception during his visit to Lismore and the Tweed yesterday where he announced new multi-million-dollar health-care initiatives aimed at the region’s large elderly population. Everywhere he went, meeting and greeting... Read More →
For most of last week, the Tooheys New Crew worked with the local community to finish off the new Tweed Heads Seagulls’ community clubhouse, for Australia’s oldest registered provincial club. During the week the Crew was joined by Origin Legends... Read More →
Story Dean Trevaskis With a who’s who of club legends in attendance, glorious sunshine and celebration in the air, the Mullumbimby Moonshiners went toe to toe with Lismore in a battle for the minor Premiership. Ironically it was the same... Read More →
Clare Bowditch knows how to deliver. She’s a woman who does nothing by halves. Mother of twins and a mother of an act onstage, Clare is renowned for knockout shows that also feature a spontaneous comedy set. Seven had a... Read More →
Ziggi Browning snapped these shots of the Back to Bruns Rod Run.