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Classies PETS continued

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Rosscoe is a 10 month old desexed male Wolfhound x Border Collie. He has a lovely nature and some basic obedience training and is good with other dogs. If you can give Rosscoe a permanent, loving home please contact Pam on 02 6670 7421. Visit to view other dogs and cats looking for a home.

Global Climate Strike

Byron Sophia

Join the students in the fight for their lives. On September 20, take the day off work. Close your businesses, at least between 10am and midday, and meet at the Byron Rec Grounds in Carlyle Street to march to Main Beach. Stand up for our future before it’s too late. Meet at 14 Kingsley Street Byron Bay.

Byron Sophia Philosophical Group: ‘The Rights of Man’. The United Nations Universal Declaration from 10 Dec. 1948 Adaptation, re-examined in the light of today’s world-events. Discussion led by Kate Smorty, student of Perennial Philosophy. Thursday 12 September 2019, from 1.30 till 3.30 pm, at Marvell Hall, Byron Bay – Info Celia 6684 3623.

Make a sign Make a change! Bring some cardboard and textas or just yourself, and prepare for Friday September 20 Climate Strike in Byron Bay by making a sign, or even a banner! Sunday 15 Sept 10am at the Soundshell, The Terrace, Brunswick Heads. All welcome. Enq and offers of materials Louisa 0420 853 947.

Bruns Valley VIEW The Brunswick Valley VIEW Club will hold their next luncheon meeting on Thursday 12 September at 10.30am at the Brunswick Heads Bowling Club. Guest speaker is Tweed Heads Senior Constable Brad Foster on scams. Apologies to Maureen on 0408 294 973 or email on mlightfoot@internode. no later than Monday.

Baby Café Mullumbimby Greta means ‘pearl’, & is such a fitting name for this beautiful girl. She is small & delicate & is pearly white & tabby. Greta is young & confident & gets on well with her feline friends. Greta would be a fabulous addition to any loving family so if you are looking for a little gem, she’s your girl.To meet Greta, please visit the Cat Adoption Centre at 124 Dalley Street, Mullumbimby. OPEN: Tues 2.30–4.30pm THURS: 3–5pm SAT: 10am–12noon Call AWL 0436 845 542 Like us on Facebook!

AWL NSW Rehoming Organisation Number: R251000222

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Chat meeting for mums with babies or awaiting a newborn. This is a sharing and learning opportunity, morning tea, quiet space. Help with breastfeeding or bottle feeding. Australian Breastfeeding Association trained counsellors. Thursday 12 September from 9.30am St John’s School resource centre, 15 Murwillumbah Road. Enquiries 0431 477 445.

Finance seminar Understanding your pension, presented by the Department of Human Services. This one-hour seminar looks at making the most of your pension, choices and consequences, Centrelink assessment issues and rights and obligations. Friday 13 September at 10.30am. Byron Bay Library. Free, but bookings essential. Phone 6685 8540.

SBP 2019 U.Lab Hub Are you are a business owner, organisational leader, community organiser? Do you/your team/your organisation have an intention, a project, or a vision that you would like to realise? Then U.Lab is for you. Come join the Business Pathways U.Lab Host Hub, running over 23 September till 2 December. For more info and to register visit https://sourdough-ulab-hubs.

U3A Ballina/Byron David Green will take us on a musical journey from Bach to Mozart at 10am, Tuesday 17 September, in the RSL meeting room, Mullumbimby. Enquiries 6680 7350.  

Are you tech savvy? Do you know how to use a tablet/mobile phone/ internet? If so, would you like to be a digital mentor for seniors? Northern Rivers Community Gateway is offering free training to allow you to support seniors in your community to get online. Training will be done in Lismore, Ballina, and Casino. Training days are coming up soon: Lismore 20 September, Ballina 24 September, and Casino 27 September. All training is free and includes morning tea and lunch. Ph Edith on 6621 7397 ext 133 or email

Mullum Auxiliary The Return and Earn recycling machine in Mullumbimby will provide you with the option to donate your recycling dollars to the Mullumbimby Hospital Auxiliary between 26 August and 24 November. After you’ve put your empty bottles and cans into the recycling machine take the option to donate to not-for-profits and select Mullumbimby Hospital Auxiliary. The Mullum Auxiliary raises funds to support the Byron Central Hospital and purchase of equipment.

Prostate Cancer Support The next meeting of the Northern Rivers Day Prostate Cancer Support Group will be held on Monday 16 September 10am at the Alstonville Bowling Club. Members are invited to come and join in sharing time to tell their prostate cancer story. Meetings are held on the third Monday of each month – partners or carers are most welcome to attend –This a great opportunity to share, learn and benefit from other people’s experiences. Enquiries phone Gordon (02) 6684 1137 or 0415 664 649.

Family Fun Day Federal Community Children’s Centre celebrates its 40th anniversary. Come and enjoy a family day out full of fun activities for kids young and old, jumping castle, fire truck, yummy food and coffee, live music by Rose Rath, Kim Moxham, and Monkey Monkey Shake Shake, performances by the Splendour Troupe from Inspire Dance Studio, a Soccer Skills tournament, kids’ art gallery and so much more! Help fundraise for our preschool and celebrate community coming together, Sunday 15 Sept, 10am–2pm, 898 Binna Burra Rd, Federal. Ph 6688 4371 for details

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Neighbourhood Centre Mullumbimby & District Neighbourhood Centre is open Monday–Thursday 9am–4pm and offers a range of services and activities. Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy art, music, games, great food and more. Call reception on 6684 1286 and discover what is on offer.

Low-cost or free food Food Box Thursdays 9.30–11.30am at Uniting Church, Mullumbimby. If you have any sort of Centrelink card you may purchase cheap food, obtain free

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veges, and enjoy a cuppa. Free Food Relief Bags for anyone doing it tough, every Wednesday 10–12noon at The Hub Ocean Shores, cnr Rajah Rd and Bindaree Way. No ID or Concession Card required. NILs referral service also available. Check Facebook page The Hub Baptist Ocean Shores for details.

Respite Service Byron Shire Respite Service Inc delivers high-quality respite care to a broad range of clients throughout the Byron, Ballina and Lismore shires. Donations welcome: Ph 6685 1921, email, website:

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Green and Clean

Reading Relay

Are you prepared for the current fire season? The Main Arm Fire Brigade are running a Firewise meeting between 2 and 4pm at Kohinur Hall in Main Arm on Saturday 21 to help you prepare. It is a chance to develop or update an emergency plan and find out when to stay and defend or to leave your property.

The Green and Clean Awareness Team’s monthly Dunecare Day is on Sunday 15 September from 9am till 12 noon, meeting in front of the Beach Cafe at Clarkes Beach. We plant in the sand dunes from Clarkes Beach to Main Beach. From 12 noon till 1pm, enjoy a delicious free barbecue and be in the draw to win one of four excellent prizes. It’s good fun. Inquiries to Udo 0413 173 786 or Veda 6685 7991 or Miles 0403 206 190.

The Great Reading Relay will be help on Thursday September 19 from 10.30am at the Byron Bay Library. Be part of a wonderful kids’ event celebrating the joy of reading. Meet the fascinating people in your neighbourhood as they read some of the best children’s books around. Local children’s authors, firemen, the police, animal handlers, National Park rangers, and librarians. They’re here to remind you that everyone reads! Free event, but bookings required. Ph: 6685 8540

Red Cross The Red Cross Recovery Basics workshop is for anyone who has lived through a disaster, supported someone in an emergency or who intends to volunteer in any future events. It aims to increase our community resilience and understand the physical and psychological impacts of a disaster. This workshop is free to all community members at the Byron Community Centre Thursday 26 Sept 10.30am–12.30pm. Part of Emergency Preparedness Week with all attendees going in the draw for lucky door prizes. September is the beginning of storm season.  Time to Get Prepared for any emergency! The Red Cross and SES in a combined workshop will take you through the 4 steps of preparedness for emergencies.  Free to all community members and businesses.  Monday 23 Sept  Byron Community Centre 12–1pm. Wednesday 25 Sept Billinudgel Hotel 5–6pm. Thursday 26 Sept Byron Community Centre 4–5pm. All attendees will go in the draw to win Preparedness Week lucky door prizes! The SES Flood, Storm and Tsunami Awareness and Preparation/Planning session.  Wednesday 25 Sept Byron Community Centre 12.30–1.30pm The SES will assist  you to Know Your Risk and help you to mitigate.  Introducing apps, mapping and new technologies to help you reduce the impact of disaster.  Bring your neighbours. An Emergency Preparedness Week event, all attendees go in the draw for great prizes.  For more details call the Cherie at the BCC 6685 6807.


Flea Market

U3A Brunswick Valley Tuesday Forum 17 September 10am–12, Uniting Church Hall, Fingal St, Brunswick Heads. Jesse Blackadder, awardwinning author and Antarctic Arts Fellowship recipient, speaks about her varied interests and pursuits. Visitors and potential new members most welcome. Ring 6685 1732.

The monthly Byron Flea Market is on this Saturday September 14. Come on down and enjoy the Byron community vibes! Grab yourself a bargain and enjoy great food and entertainment. 1 Gilmore crescent 8am–2pm. To enquire or book a stall go to

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AGM The Bangalow Progress Association AGM will be held at 6pm, Tues 17 September at Heritage House, Deacon St, Bangalow. Formal AGM business will include a report on Bangalow community planning and project activities for 2018/2019. To be followed by a discussion on the implementation phase of the Bangalow Village Plan. All BPA members and Bangalow residents are encouraged to attend.

Garden Clubs Byron Garden Club meeting is on Saturday 14 September at 1.30pm in the ANZAC Room at Byron Services Club. Lunch is at 12.30pm. Our topic is Show and Tell and wearing a brooch is encouraged. New members are welcome. Enquiries to Jeni on 0439 344 281. The next meeting of the Ocean Shores & District Garden Club is on Monday 16 September at 1.30 pm at The Hub church hall next to Target in Ocean Shores. Our speaker is Rose from Enchanted Wood Nursery, who will be speaking about new and different plants for our area.  Please phone Claire on 6680 3707 for more info.

Alateen meeting Alateen meeting every Thursday at 5–6pm. Do you have a parent, close friend or relative with a drinking problem? Alateen can help. For 8–16-year-olds meet St Cuthbert’s Anglican Church Hall, 13 Powell Street, corner of Florence Street Tweed Heads. Al-Anon family groups for older members at the same time and place. 1300 ALANON 1300 252 666

Support after suicide StandBy provides support to people who have lost someone to suicide. They provide free face-to-face and telephone support and are accessible 24/7. Follow-up contact is available for up to one year. Find out more at: or call 13 11 14. If you, or someone you are with, are in need of immediate support please call an ambulance or police on 000.


Cryptic Clues

Quick Clues



1. Having the ability to lead government, declares hominoid (13) 8. About party – try again! (4) 9. Overcomes a steep void – keeps a pictorial record! (10) 10. Very inclined, the French, to church towers (8) 11. One is back – an expression of distaste is sufficient (6) 13. Drink to the banana belt, perhaps (5,5) 16. Hiding place no good! (4) 17. Insincerity, says the philosopher (4) 18. A, but inferior quality (6-4) 20. Shylock, certain in the old city (6) 22. Usually pointing up – and not the service! (8) 24. B-O-U-N-D – bewitched! (10) 26. Small drink and drug in the TAB (4) 27. Read, then learn, about hominoid (13)

1. In the manner of a senior and serious politician (13) 8. Amend, revise (4) 9. Records from a modern movie camera (10) 10. Church spires (8) 11. Sufficient, ample (6) 13. Non-alcoholic mixed drink (5,5) 16. Cranny, recess (4) 17. Great German philosopher (4) 18. Inferior, not up to scratch (6-4) 20. One who charges exorbitant interest (6) 22. Pointing at the top of the compass (8) 24. Entranced, bewitched (10) 26. Betting shop (4) 27. Member of the species preceding Homo Sapiens (13)

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Happy nocturnal reveries (5,6) Single, isolated (5) DOWN Surrounds, enfolds (9) 1. Weed masters charged – good New York avenue famous for night! (5,6) advertising (7) 2. A trainee, one who goes solo (5) 5. Loop of rope (5) 3. Wraps stationery (9) 6. A tight spot, trapped (2,1,6) 4. Crazy one, boy cheating Ashley (7) 7. The night before (3) 5. Englishman, Promptly round in the 12. One who pens work for another (5,6) loop (5) 14. Among other things (Latin) (5,4) 6. Awkward position – where Jack 15. One per cent (9) sat! (2,1,6) 7. Adam’s mate – always not right (3) 19. Defeat, overcome (7) 21. Hydrophobic (5) 12. One who devised a book for another – it grew short, 23. Inn, pub (5) unfortunately (5,6) 25. Small fastener (3) 14. Bury the queen of Jordan, among Last week’s solution N301 others (5,4) W E A T H E R M A P C O R N 15. C bar hot – about five score! (9) A U M I I A E L A D Y B I R D R E S U M E 19. Beat the chestnut, the English L I S D A S O say (7) P A T E S P L I T H A I R S 21. Frenzied artist offer (5) A O I E E N S 23. Really stylish, the Spanish inn (5) P A R A B O L A S E D G E S E R N G M R C 25. Nail ID code (3) R E M A P R R E S I S


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The Byron Shire Echo – Issue 34.14 – September 11, 2019  

Free, independent weekly newspaper from the Byron Shire in north eastern NSW, Australia.

The Byron Shire Echo – Issue 34.14 – September 11, 2019  

Free, independent weekly newspaper from the Byron Shire in north eastern NSW, Australia.