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When 12-year-old Bea moves into her grandmother Margaret’s apartment in New York, while her father waits for heart surgery in the same hospital where her mother died of cancer years earlier, she chafes against his playful antics, insisting she can handle the situation with maturity.

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What is the future of Lismore? Here are some ideas for what it could be

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Israel/Gaza

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Maive takes on illiteracy in the Northern Rivers

Lismore student Maive McKenzie will be a World Literacy Foundation Youth Ambassador for 2024 and will serve as a local advocate, aiming to increase education and community awareness about the importance of reading and writing and to lift literacy rates in Northern Rivers.  

Broken Head Quarry development plan rears its head once again

Long-dormant plans to turn the former Broken Head Quarry site into a residential development have lumbered out of the bush like a bewildered dinosaur.

Labor announces its councillor ticket for Byron Shire

Labor councillor, Asren Pugh, and South Golden Beach local, Janet Swain will head the Byron Shire Labor team to contest the Byron Shire Council elections on September 14.

Critical incident investigation declared following motorcycle crash – Lismore

A critical investigation has been declared after a teenager was injured in a single-vehicle crash in Lismore.

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School kids’ art works Surprise judges

The enormous talent of Tweed and Byron primary school students will again be celebrated by the annual Les Peterkin Portrait Prize, on show at the Tweed Regional Gallery from Friday (September 22).

Portrait prize draws young students in big time

This year’s Les Peterkin Portrait Prize for local primary school students, on display at the Tweed Regional Gallery, has broken records, with more than 3,000 entries from 37 schools.

Tweed primary schools’ budding artists in the spotlight

A selection of works from more than 2,500 budding art students from 33 primary schools in Tweed shire who entered the increasingly-popular Les...

Spanish Film Festival

It’s fiesta time as the 2024 HSBC Spanish Film Festival, presented by Palace Cinemas, prepares to set screens alight with a superb selection of the finest new films from Spain and Latin America. The festival’s largest lineup to date opens nationally in June at Palace Cinemas.

Byron Open Mic at Yulli’s

Byron’s newest Open Mic afternoon is on every Sunday at Yulli’s on Carlyle St.  Yulli’s want to welcome all acoustic musicians and singer/songwriters to come on down and showcase their talent.

Driven with soul

Under a different stage name Milo Green is an award-winning songwriter and musician who has supported iconic artists like Diesel, Dragon, Josh Pyke, Glen Shorrock (Little River Band) and more.

Exciting live act

One of Australia’s hottest slide guitarists, Adam Hole is one of the most exciting live acts on the circuit today.