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Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 19 January, 2022

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Lismore Councillors sworn in and Committees decided

On Tuesday, Lismore City Council GM Michael Donnelly facilitated the swearing-in of the new Mayor and 10 Councillors in the chambers at Goonellabah.

Record breaking day of COVID deaths as Hillsong sings and dances the night away

As New South Wales breaks another COVID record with 29 lives lost in a single day, NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet spoke to the media this morning with an update on the pandemic.

The PM’s report from the National Cabinet meeting yesterday

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has released a media statement about the meeting yesterday of the National Cabinet.

1,114 cases of COVID-19 in the Northern Rivers in last 24 hours

The Northern NSW Local Health District say that to 8pm yesterday, January 17, there were confirmed 1,114 new PCR cases of COVID-19.

Friends of Loft

Become a Friend of Loft with their new local loyalty member program. Enjoy member-only benefits and offers, invite-only events, and...

Ballina’s new Greens councillors ready for action

Although recent local government elections across the Northern Rivers were dominated by the surge of right-leaning candidates, state-wide there was a very successful result for The Greens, with 67 councillors elected (up from 56). Two of these new representatives are in Ballina, Ward C's Simon Chate and Ward B's Kiri Dicker.

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Mandy Nolan’s Soap Box: Sharing isn’t always caring

Last week lots of my lovely friends on Facebook asked me to share a heart on my wall. Some sort of hold-your-finger-down, share-with-your-gal-pals etc...

Byron’s in the pink in October

Byron Breast Cancer Support Group is set to paint the town pink throughout October. And the Cape Byron Lighthouse will shine pink again towards the end of the month.

Medicare approves 30-minute breast cancer treatment

An innovative radiotherapy technique that has the potential to revolutionise the treatment of early breast cancer will become available and affordable for all eligible women under Medicare from today.

Lighthouse illuminates breast cancer message

Last Friday night the Byron Breast Cancer Support Group and North Coast Events, turned Byron Lighthouse fluorescent pink against the night-sky to remember friends and loved ones affected by breast cancer.

MP backs breast cancer fundraiser

An annual fundraiser for breast-cancer patients on the north coast next Saturday (18 October), which began as a house party for 20 friends seven years ago, is being supported by Richmond MP Justine Elliot.

Chrissy Amphlett Project launched

The late much-loved songstress Chrissy Amphlett of The Divinyls continues to sway Australian music and life a year after her death.

Pink ribbon thanks

Sarah Royall, Cancer Council, NSW Northern Region. I would like to congratulate the people of the northern NSW region on their outstanding contribution towards October’s flagship campaign Pink Ribbon.

Love your sister – find a cure

The Byron Breast Cancer Support Group yesterday shared morning tea with a brightly tutu-ed Samuel Johnson at Cape Café at the Byron Lighthouse.

Breast cancer survivors walk tall

The Byron Breast Cancer Support Group recently celebrated the tenth anniversary of its ‘Byron Breast Cancer Day and Minifield of Women’ event in Apex Park.

Tav Lads get kit off for a good cause tonight

The Ocean Shores Tavern is gearing up for a Girls Night In pink ribbon fundraising event, and the Taverns' lads are getting in on the act.

TreadLightly on the planet by recycling school shoes

Most Aussie parents know how quickly kids either grow out or wear out of school shoes. They either get handed down or thrown in the rubbish – adding to the millions of shoes that end up in landfill each year

Friends of Loft

Become a Friend of Loft with their new local loyalty member program. Enjoy member-only benefits and offers, invite-only events, and something special for your birthday. Member...

1,114 cases of COVID-19 in the Northern Rivers in last 24 hours

The Northern NSW Local Health District say that to 8pm yesterday, January 17, there were confirmed 1,114 new PCR cases of COVID-19.

No supply shortage at Byron Farmers Market!

While supermarket shelves around the country are running bare, there’s no shortage of fresh produce at our local farmers’ markets every week. Both Coles and...