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Bluesfest announces October dates for 2021 festival

After two disappointing cancelations of their event, Bluesfest has announced that they will hold the 2021 festival over the...

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Filming of Byron Baes begins with no indigenous consultation

Filming of the Netflix series Byron Baes has reportedly commenced without any effort made by the show's production company – Eureka Productions – to consult with local indigenous groups or the local Council.

‘Seven and a bit’ stone

Stone & Wood are thrilled to announce the return of Festival of the Stone to their Byron-based Brewery, Saturday...

Diverse and resilient

Andrya Hart, The Channon After statements and actions by some Rous councillors, I am left wondering how many refusals to...

Flickerfest tour returns to the Northern Rivers

Celebrating 30 years in 2021 Flickerfest is bringing its National Tour to The Regent Cinema Murwillumbah for one big film packed this weekend

OCA a ‘diamond in the rough’

Around four years ago a group of like-minded friends started a Syntropic Farm project. Since that time, they have...

Creative carbon capture

Desmond Bellamy – Special Projects Coordinator, PETA Australia, Byron Bay Last week, the Australian government pledged half a billion dollars for ‘clean’...

Stories about "dragon boats":

Rainbow Region Dragon Boaters among Australia’s best

Monica Wilcox  The Rainbow Region Dragon Boat club produced impressive results up against the country’s best teams at the 2018 Australian Dragon Boat Championships held...

Rainbow Dragons workshop inclusion

Monica Wilcox  Rainbow Region Dragon Boat Club is once again breaking new ground in the local sports arena. Earlier this month, while Lake Ainsworth was awash...

Flannelette flair of Kyogle a winner in dragon boat regatta

The competition was intense among the sixteen sports teams during the recent Rainbow Region Dragon Boat Club’s regatta at Ballina. But no team surpassed the...

Dragon boaters put Tweed on the map

The Mt Warning Dragon Boat Club has put the Tweed on the global rowing map after it scooped the medal pool at the recent crews world championships in Italy.

Dragons raise the bar in paddling

So far, 2014 represents significant advances in competition standard and personal bests for the Rainbow Region Dragon Boat Club. These results are not an overnight success. It is due to the club’s commitment to constantly improving its coaching techniques and its members’ depth of skills.

Try dragon boating on the Bruns

The Mt Warning Dragon Boat Club has recently held two very successful come and try mornings on the Brunswick River.

Boats paddling in Ballina

The Rainbow Region Dragon Boat Club is hosting its inaugural regatta at Shaws Bay, Ballina. The event will be opened with a welcome to Country...

Power outage in Byron Shire

Power supply company Essential Energy says that approximately 1,780 homes and businesses were without supply this morning.

Filming of Byron Baes begins with no indigenous consultation

Filming of the Netflix series Byron Baes has reportedly commenced without any effort made by the show's production company – Eureka Productions – to consult with local indigenous groups or the local Council.

Byron Comedy Festival launched with a laugh

At a hilarious sold-out launch of the Byron Comedy Festival, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki had the entire Byron Bay Surf Club giggling last night

School Strike for Climate next Friday

Next Friday from 10am Byron Shire students will be demanding political action on the climate emergency in what they and their supporters say is our present, future and reality.