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

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The earliest unequivocally modern human remains in Africa

There may be earlier remains of modern humans – but science is certain about these ones.

Mullumbimby Indian Restaurant

The Mullum Indian Restaurant is situated, conveniently, a short drive from town, at the Mullumbimby Golf Club and...

Carjacking in Ocean Shores, warrants issued

A young Ocean Shores man and his friends were recently held captive at knife-point and driven to Coolamon Scenic Drive by two young men before they escaped unharmed.

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’...

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.

Northern NSW Local Health District COVID update for January 14

The Northern NSW Local Health District reports that to 8pm last night, January 13, there were 905 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in the District – this figure does not include positive rapid antigen tests (RAT) for the reporting period.

Stories about "Nick Shand Memorial":

Byron Full-Tossers chase down 215 for place in Shand final

The Shand series cricket has always been the game where you can have a friendly hit. Everyone gets a go and if you are...

Sunburnt surfers shock Bankers

While a certain vicarious pleasure can be gained from cheering on our publicly funded elite athletes in Rio, back in Byron Shire the home-grown...

Fightback couldn’t save Swingers

Brian Mollet The Sunday sun stood proud and Lomath Oval glowed like a flat screen set to ‘retinal damage’ for the eastern derby in the...

Geckos give Byron the Full Toss in Shand Memorial final

The grass-stained gladiators of the Shand series have been buffing their boxes, polishing their pads and coaxing out their inner athletes all winter for the right to be crowned the social cricket champions of the shire.

Shand’s famous friendliness gets serious for finals

Shand series cricket is famous for its friendliness; players of all standards and indeed states of mind can get out and have a hit without feeling like they have to restrain themselves from breaking the jaw of the seventeen-year-old sledger on the other team that thinks he’s pretty good.

Shand heads toward finals

Cricket buffs and the easily distracted were out in force again at Lomath Oval on Sunday. The Full-Tossers peeled themselves away from the fleshpots and bistros of Byron to take on the mighty Geckos, a team that sort of condenses onto the park from every direction.

The bumps, bats and boxes of the NSM

Brian Mollet On a mist-shrouded meadow in the wild hills of Wanganui is archaeological evidence that there were once great cricket gatherings among the rustic...

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...