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Winter fest at Byron High, June 18

To celebrate the creative and artistic talents of students, Byron Bay High School is holding its annual Winter Arts Festival (a.k.a the WAF) showcase evening on Tuesday, June 18. 

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Cinema: The Way, My Way

This is the charming and captivating true story of a stubborn, self-centred Australian man who decides to walk the 800-kilometre-long Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route through Spain.

Is consciousness necessary?

As science progresses the magical, spiritual, perceptions of the world fall away into the garbage trucks that pass by...

A deeper dive into plans to abandon Mullum’s local water supply

With Council seeking community input on its proposal to disconnect Mullumbimby’s local water source and instead be reliant on water supplied by Rous County Council, local Greens candidate and water engineer, Elia Hauge, has added her concerns around the lack of meaningful consultation and process.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: A Spoonful of Sugar Really Does Help The Medicine Go Down

Making people fat is big business. Just ask the sugar industry. Making people not fat is potentially even bigger.

Can I have more?

Whooo hooo! Byron Bay business community donates $1,360 to BayFM… ‘Please Sir, can I have some more?’ should have...

Comedy posters

Who’s stealing them? I recommend you look for a pissed-off comedian not on the bill. Andrew Hunter, Bangalow

Stories about "Smoking":

My old mate Billy

Gayle Russell, Murwillumbah. It was lovely to see the article, Vale Billy Snow, subversive BUGA Up graffiti artist,  – and there is more to my...

New support for smokers seeking to quit

Are you struggling with wanting to give up smoking but finding it just too difficult? A new trial is offering support to people in Byron Shire and surrounding areas.

Tas considers increasing smoking age to 25

Statistics show too many Tasmanians are fat and unhealthy compared to interstate populations and politicians on the island want to make a change and will start by targeting smokers.

Cafe smokers face $300 fines if caught outdoors

The days of having a cigarette with your coffee at cafes across New South Wales will end next month. But smokers in Lismore have already been subjected to bans since 2012 and Dragonfly Cafe manager Lisa Yacopetti says customers have responded positively.

Two-thirds of smokers will die from habit

Two-thirds of Australia's 2.7 million smokers can expect to die from their habit, and the more they smoke, the higher their risk of an early death.

Smoking in NSW national parks banned

Smoking will be outlawed across NSW's national parks from Thursday under changes introduced by the Baird government.

Man dies following fatal crash – Yorklea, south of Casino

About 1am on Thursday emergency services responded to reports after a vehicle crashed into a tree.

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.

Can I have more?

Whooo hooo! Byron Bay business community donates $1,360 to BayFM… ‘Please Sir, can I have some more?’ should have been the headline in last...

Rail trails

Having ridden both local rail trails I can only say what a pleasure they bring. No cars or traffic noise (mostly), birds, beautiful plants, etc....