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Cinema: Despicable Me 4

With the school holidays fast approaching it’s time to rev up the kids to see the ever-lovable Minions in the first Despicable Me movie in seven years.

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The 2024 Lismore Eisteddfod will be bigger and better

Organisers of the Lismore Eisteddfod, the Lismore Musical Festival Society, are getting excited about their program for this year’s event. The regular competition venues are still unavailable owing to post-flood repairs continuing for a few more months. So this year the Bangalow A&I Hall will be used for the primary and secondary schools competitions as well as the Speech and Drama competition.

Rising Tide activists head to Justine Elliot’s office with kayaks

Today saw just over 40 people kayak from John Follent Park in Tweed Heads to Faux Park in South Tweed, before walking close to a one km with their kayaks to the Labor Member for Richmond's Office to demand an end to new fossil fuel projects.

Inequity underpins solar-battery rebates

Over 3.2 million Australian households now have solar systems, and NSW leads, with a million systems (rooftop, heated pool or hot water).

MP and Cr call for inclusion of social housing in Ballina

Ballina Shire Council will receive $210,000 through the NSW government’s $100 million Resilient Lands Program to help support the delivery of a range of housing options across the Ballina Shire.

Fresh police appeal for witnesses in Gage Wilson case

Police have issued a fresh public appeal for witnesses in the case of missing Mullumbimby man Gage Wilson.

Do gin and art mix?

  If you’re an artist, and want to win $5,000 for having your art and your name featured on a...

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Women’s Giving Circle empowering locals

A collective of passionate women taking action to tackle local disadvantage have seen essential local projects funded, and the results are starting to take...

Food security workshop May 11

How can we as a community ensure that a steady supply of nutritious food is available to everyone after a natural disaster?

Community land trust group home approved 

Construction work on the Shire’s first permanent group home for women and children in housing stress could begin within months, after the project was formally approved by Byron Council.

$1 Million for grassroots community groups in Northern Rivers

Following the 2022 floods, people came together working with existing community groups and creating new ones as they looked around and determined what needed...

Land trust lodges its first affordable housing DA

Australia’s first community land trust has been launched in the Byron Shire, and has applied to build its first project: a group home for single mothers and kids facing homelessness.

Food security report for Northern Rivers released

New research aimed to address local food security has found a lack of a co-ordinated government approach to disaster food security, with the burden of addressing food insecurity falling on the community. 

$50k in vouchers distributed to over 500 bushfire affected families

It may be the start of the school holidays but the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal and Northern Rivers Community Foundation are in front of the curve with helping bushfire affected families in the Northern Rivers pay for back to school essentials.

Small business loans and mentoring on offer

Micro, or small business loans, and mentoring programs have been highly successful in many third-world countries, and now they are going to be available in the Northern Rivers.

Helping communities cope through multiple crises

Looking at how communities are responding and what help they need to build resilience and capacity to cope now and into the future is a key aim of the Northern Rivers Community Foundation (NRCF) and its recently launched Resilience and Regeneration Fund.

Bequests build a community 

Ever thought about the long-term future of the Northern Rivers and how you can help it to be a better place to live for all?

Do gin and art mix?

  If you’re an artist, and want to win $5,000 for having your art and your name featured on a limited-edition bottle of gin, plus...

The masters of ‘zero to hero’

The masters of ‘zero to hero’ pub rock, The Tenants, are bringing their live show and Aussie humour to Mullum’s Courthouse Hotel for one night only on Thursday, July 4.

Gin with a slice of rainforest

Cape Byron Distillery, the B-Corp certified distillery from Byron Bay has released a gin flavoured with rainforest botanicals carefully selected by the five winning...

Dirty Three with Eleanor Jawurlngali

New expanses to create. New music to share. The legendary trio Dirty Three are coming to The Green Room, Byron.