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Bundjalung host Byron Shire Survival Day 

Main Beach Park in Cavanbah – Byron Bay, was the place where both Indigenous and non-Indigenous people gathered yesterday to celebrate the longest-living culture in the world – people who are now living on unceded land.

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Kim Cheshire brings home a Golden Guitar

At a country star-studded event on Saturday evening in Tamworth, local artist Kim Cheshire ascended the stairs of the  Tamworth Regional Entertainment Centre to take the Golden Guitar for Alt Country Album of the Year – Looks Like Heaven.

Long COVID may deal “lifelong disability” if no action taken says new research

Review finds long COVID effects major systems similar to chronic fatigue syndrome, POTS and other disorders.

Happy new Yulli’s

Yulli’s Byron Bay and its sister eatery Wok This Way will soon be merging in a move designed to...

Big cheque for WardellCORE

This week, Wardell's Community Organised Resilience Effort was awarded $10,000 by Southern Cross Credit Union to start a community garden program.

A bone of contention

Along with over 20,000 locals I would like answers from Tweed Shire Council, and the state government, to the...

New blood running again

If you missed out on tickets to October’s sold-out season of the award-winning local musical New Blood, you will be thrilled to know that it’s back by popular demand for a second season in February. The musical that got the whole region talking is back, for two nights only, at the Byron Theatre, 8–9 February. This new musical, created by local musicians and performers, is an absolute ‘must see’ – it’s funny, deeply moving and resonated loudly with local audiences.

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Lismore Aboriginal preschool thrown a funding lifeline

An Aboriginal preschool in Lismore will receive $350,000 to continue its literacy and numeracy programs. The funding announcement follows fears the preschool would have to sack staff because of funding cuts.

Ballina’s Citizens of the Year announced

Ballina Shire Council announced its Australia Day Awards yesterday at the Lennox Head Cultural Centre. The awards were presented by Sandra Jackson and netballer Liz Ellis, with music by Katie Rutledge and Levi Maxwell. The event was also livestreamed.

Lismore City Council’s awards ceremony

Sophia Watt was named Lismore City Council’s 2023 Citizen of the Year at an awards ceremony held at the Goonellabah Sports & Aquatic Centre yesterday.

Police find body of missing Elanora woman

Detectives attached to taskforce Victor Arum investigating the disappearance of 61-year-old Elanora woman Wendy Sleeman have recovered a body and vehicle at Wilston on Brisbane’s inner north yesterday.

Tweed Council celebrates citizens new and old

Yesterday Tweed Shire Council celebrated members of the community, old and new, with an award ceremony. The Citizen of the Year award went to refugee advocate Joan Henderson of Urliup.