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Sat 30 Jan 2021

Aussie rock icon to serenade fans

Premium Content Aussie rock icon to serenade fans

Byron Bay resident Bernard Fanning will be supported by Emily Wurramara, Ben Salter and Hope D.

Thu 28 Jan 2021

Special screening of Laura’s Choice tells euthanasia story

Premium Content Special screening of Laura’s Choice tells euthanasia story

A film that documented the process of assisted dying for a 90-year old Ballina woman will have a special screening next week.

Fri 22 Jan 2021

From baseball to art: 8 fantastic things to do this weekend

Premium Content From baseball to art: 8 fantastic things to do this weekend

From astronomy in Casino to cooking in Ballina, there’s plenty to do this weekend.

Tue 19 Jan 2021

Live theatre is coming back to Goonellabah

Premium Content Live theatre is coming back to Goonellabah

Lismore Theatre Company has confirmed its February shows for their production of Educating Rita.

FULL LIST: Ballina’s nominees for Australian of Year Awards

Premium Content FULL LIST: Ballina’s nominees for Australian of Year Awards

Channel 9’s James Bracey will be guest speaker, and MC will be broadcaster and sports personality Liz Ellis.

Lights, camera, action as new gig opportunity heads to Byron

Premium Content Lights, camera, action as new gig opportunity heads to Byron

The event will showcase at the Northern Hotel in Byron Bay later this year.

Sun 10 Jan 2021

5 fabulous flicks you can see at new film festival

Premium Content 5 fabulous flicks you can see at new film festival

THE oldest surviving animated feature film in the world, is coming to the Bangalow Film Festival 2021.

Sat 9 Jan 2021

Pop-up bar mixes cocktails while the children play

Premium Content Pop-up bar mixes cocktails while the children play

A local distiller will be mixing cocktails at a popular Northern Rivers animal park this month.

Wed 6 Jan 2021

SPLASH: 6 waterparks or places to keep cool this summer

Premium Content SPLASH: 6 waterparks or places to keep cool this summer

NEED a family-friendly space to take the children for a day of play and fun avoiding the heat? Here are some options.

WHAT’S ON: Huge entertainment list for January

Premium Content WHAT’S ON: Huge entertainment list for January

20+ films, music, comedy, cabaret, children’s and other live acts are scheduled for this month.

Fri 1 Jan 2021

Rain puts the brakes on tonight’s monster truck show

Premium Content Rain puts the brakes on tonight’s monster truck show

Water on the track and surrounds has seen a popular Northern Rivers monster truck event postponed for safety reasons.

Wed 30 Dec 2020

WHAT'S ON: 15 ways to ring in 2021 on the Northern Rivers

Premium Content WHAT'S ON: 15 ways to ring in 2021 on the Northern Rivers

VENUES across the area are offering COVID-safe events to say goodbye to 2020 in style.

Sun 20 Dec 2020

Funding for events in 2021: $120K announced from council

Premium Content Funding for events in 2021: $120K announced from council

COUNCILLORS approved sponsorship for eight events to happen next financial year.

Sat 19 Dec 2020

Inflatable obstacle course to entertain kids these holidays

Premium Content Inflatable obstacle course to entertain kids these holidays

THE family entertainment company is coming to the Northern Rivers for the first time from this weekend.

Fri 11 Dec 2020

The chic new models discovered in the streets of Byron Bay

Premium Content The chic new models discovered in the streets of Byron Bay

SCOUTED from social media, at Doma Cafe or at the markets, these girls are now represented by Chic Management.

Thu 10 Dec 2020

Hollywood stars align to tell story of a local winding road

Premium Content Hollywood stars align to tell story of a local winding road

STORY by locally-grown filmmaker becomes an Audible Original and enlists the best of Australian acting and music talent.

Sat 5 Dec 2020

Psychological thriller filmed locally streaming on Netflix

Premium Content Psychological thriller filmed locally streaming on Netflix

NORTHERN NSW resident Justin McMillan directed and created the original film story.

Fri 4 Dec 2020

Spectacular Sam featured on TV this weekend

Premium Content Spectacular Sam featured on TV this weekend

NORTHERN Rivers student will be part of a first-ever TV-only version of the traditional event.

Julian Assange’s father to speak at 3 Northern Rivers towns

Premium Content Julian Assange’s father to speak at 3 Northern Rivers towns

JOHN Shipton, recently returned from his son’s extradition hearing at the Old Bailey in London

Tue 1 Dec 2020

Tributes: Manning remembered as a kind-hearted humanitarian

Premium Content Tributes: Manning remembered as a kind-hearted humanitarian

Tributes roll in for the former Daily Mercury editor who was a fierce advocate for Mackay. Funeral details confirmed.

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