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Lennox Head forge ahead across four grades in local cricket

Local cricket is approaching the midway point of the 2021–22 season and sees Lennox Head playing strongly across all four senior grades.

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From border to border – an ocean pools odyssey

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First Byron Shire Council meeting postponed

Byron Shire Council’s first meeting of newly minted councillors was to take place today, 20 January, however, the storm of COVID-19 that is taking place across the country led to it being postponed.

January 21 National Cabinet on Omicron, RATs, vax and treatments

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has issued a media release about yesterday's meeting of the National Cabinet.

Stories about "Bluesfest 2016":

Bluefest blasts off – day 1

Yesterday the 27th edition of Bluesfest kicked off at Tyagarah – I did write an epic story about how awesome it was, but it got wiped as I was saving it – grrrrrrr.

Fantastic Mr Negrito

Having blown up at SXSW, impressing industry and fans alike, Fantastic Negrito is an exciting and poignant artist not only creating quality, stirring R&B and blues music, but living and standing for the heart of the blues…

Loving the Kaleo diet

Bluesfest festival director Peter Noble discovered Kaleo on a recent trip to their home country Iceland and couldn’t wait to introduce the four-piece band to Bluesfest audiences.

Meet Mick Fleetwood

Having to interview Mick Fleetwood was a bit nerve-wracking. The stories that surround the man are bigger than the man himself. And he’s something like six foot six.

Jerron ‘Blind Boy’ Paxton plays Blues

Eve Jeffery – Blind Boy Paxton may only be in his 20s but get ready to be transported back to the 1920s by this young gun, who may be one of the greatest multi-instrumentalists that you have not heard of. Yet.

And the award goes to…

The Countdown is now on to the 27th Byron Bay Bluesfest. On 26 January festival director Peter Noble, who ironically describes himself as ‘an old angry motherfucker!’ was awarded the very prestigious OAM – Order of Australia medal for his services to the music industry.

Bluesfest wins top tourism award as extra big lineup announced

Byron Bay Bluesfest, which has just announced its latest lineup for its star-studded bill next year, has won the award for major festivals and events at the 2015 NSW Tourism Awards.

Sunrise paddler with Rainbow Dragons offers new era for seasoned campaigner

Former long-distance paddling champion Brooke Harris has found new sporting life with the Rainbow Dragons and likes to take advantage of the new 6am Sunrise session in Ballina.

Far North Coast Comedy

Lots of comedy to laugh out loud at

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 26 January, 2022

There's still loads of stuff on in the Byron Shire and beyond

Taxi stolen at knifepoint in Tweed Heads

An investigation is underway after a taxi driver had his cab stolen at knifepoint at Tweed Heads.