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Community at Work On The Horizon DEADLINE NOON FRIDAY Email copy marked ‘On The Horizon’ to editor@echo.net.au.

Heartfelt farewell As Heartfelt House prepares for its move to Lismore Women’s Health & Resource Centre, we would like to invite all friends of Heartfelt House to come back to the beautiful grounds and house to say a farewell on Wednesday 23 June at 10am–12pm at 301 Lismore Road, Wollongbar. Owing to COVID regulations registration is required: https://bit.ly/3g0oTd0.

Bangalow Progress Association meeting The Bangalow Progress Association general meeting will be held at 6pm Wednesday, 23 June at Heritage House, Deacon St Bangalow. It will include an update on planning and project activities in Bangalow. Come along and be part of the community voice. All BPA members and Bangalow residents are welcome.

Potts Croquet AGM Pottsville Fun Croquet Club Inc meets every Tuesday and Thursdays at 9am at Black Rocks Sports Fields. Our AGM is being held at 10am on 13 July. New members are welcome to join. Any enquires please call 0431 606 376.

Citizen scientists Glossy black cockatoo birding day is calling citizen scientists. Can you help gather data about one of Australia’s rarest and smallest cockatoos – the glossy black cockatoo in northern NSW and south-east Queensland? Over the

weekend 11–12 September you can help identify this charismatic bird, identify feed trees, recognise signs of feeding and to record bird behaviour. To find out more visit http://bit. ly/GBCvolunteer and register as a volunteer.

Housing solutions Liz Friend has started up the Reality Check Campaign that is encouraging locals who can to donate money towards supporting the growth of low cost housing and toward supporting people in housing crisis. ‘Any donations of $2 or more are tax deductable, making this a great time to donate,’ said Ms Friend. Read more online at: www.echo.net.au/realitycheck-campaign-seeks-to-assist-lowcost-housing.

Devotional The Baha’i Community of Ballina invite you to their monthly Devotional on 20 June at 10am at the CWA Hall on River Street Ballina. The theme for this Devotional is ‘How the beauty of this world help us understand the next’. For more information call 0422 798 802.

Bangalow Chamber of Commerce meeting The next meeting for the Bangalow Chamber of Commerce is Wednesday, 9 June 5.30–7pm at the Bangalow Men’s Shed.

Learn Bridge The Byron Bay Bridge Club is offering

North Coast news online lessons for beginners on Tuesday evenings at the Byron Bay Golf Club 5–7pm. The cost is $5 per session. Please contact Kath Morgan at: morgan.katho@gmail.com or call 0427 868 617.

Family history society The next meeting of the RichmondTweed Family History Society is on Saturday 5 June, 2–4pm at the Players Theatre, 24 Swift Street, Ballina. The topic is a State Records Webinar on School Records, for more information Kerrie Alexander on 6628 1324.

Probus Club Probus Club of Hastings Point Tweed Coast meeting on 15 June. Guest speaker is local bush poet and author Dennis Scanlon. For more information: hastingsptprobus.org.

is to provide a safe, supportive and friendly environment for people with cancer to discuss how they are feeling and connect with other people with cancer. It runs on the first Tuesday of the month. Next meeting on Tuesday 1 June at the Services Club, Jonson St, Byron Bay.

Volunteer hub closes The Byron Community Centre Volunteer Hub will be closing down at the end of May. After six years serving the volunteer needs of the Byron Shire, the funding has been cut and all volunteer enquiries must now be accessed online at Volunteering NSW.


Brunswick Valley VIEW Club meets on Thursday, 10 June at 10.30am for luncheon at Brunswick Heads Bowling Club. Luncheon cost $25. Apologies to Wenda on 0449 563 580 or wjhunt@ yahoo.com.au. Casual members please advise if you are attending, no later than the Monday before. New members are welcome. Info: BV VIEW President, Margaret 0429 966 894.

Brunswick Valley Historical Society Inc Museum corner of Myocum and Stuart Sts Mullumbimby, open Tuesdays and Fridays 10–12 and market Saturdays 9–1. Discover your local history, join our team – 6684 4367. Bangalow Heritage House Museum & Cafe is open Wednesday to Friday 10am–2:30pm, Saturday 8.30am-12.30pm. Enjoy home style cooking, fresh baked scones and more. Monthly meeting 9.30am on the 1st Tuesday of each month at Heritage House Bangalow. Info: 0429 882 525.



Gnosis: Establishing harmony in the universe within and the universe without. Classes on Wednesday nights in Byron. Phone 0412 020 234. By donation.

Byron Cavanbah Toastmasters meetings, coaching in communication and self-development run on 1st and 3rd Mondays, 6.15 for 6.30pm start at Byron Bay Services Club, Byron Bay. Online attendance allowed. Mullum Magic Toastmasters meet every 2nd, 4th and 5th Monday Presbyterian Church Hall, 101 Stuart Street Mullumbimby 7–9pm. Contact Shona 0457 356 567 or Bronte 0451 567 996.


Byron Cancer Support The Byron Bay General Cancer Support Group has been running for four years and welcomes new participants. The aim of the group

Regular As Clockwork DEADLINE NOON FRIDAY Please note that, owing to space restrictions, not all entries may be included each week. Email copy marked ‘Regular As Clockwork’ to editor@echo.net.au.

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. MDNC services that are running include: Community support/emergency relief: Food parcels, meals, assistance with electricity and Telstra bills. Listening Space: free counselling. Staying Home, Leaving Violence program. Integrated Domestic & Family Violence program. Financial Counselling: outreach available Thursdays & Fridays Financial Counselling: free service funded by the government, offering advocacy & assistance to find options to address debts. Information, referral and advocacy. To enquire about accessing any of these services call 6684 1286 or fill out an online enquiry form.

Byron Community Centre Homeless Breakfast: 7:30–9am Wednesday. Homeless Showers: Monday and Wednesday 10am–12pm (book in at breakfasts). Women’s Support and Counselling: Friday

1–3pm, Community Cabin Carlyle St. Seniors Computer Club: Friday 9am–11am, Community Cabin Carlyle St (school term only). Seniors drumming, yoga, ukulele, art and drama: 66856807 for booking and time details.

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 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.

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. Find out more at: www. standbysupport.com.au or call 13 11 14. If you, or someone you are with need immediate support call 000.

End-of-life choices Voluntary euthanasia discussed at quarterly meetings, currently online. Attendees must be Exit members. More infor: www.exitinternational.net or phone Catherine 0435 228 443.

Warehouse closing retirement clearance sale

Banksia Dr block party Love your neighbour… Don’t miss Banksia Drive’s Block Party and Warehouse Sale. The community of creatives behind Chasing Unicorns, Arnhem, Joey Rainbow, Sienna, Eco Minerals, Marr-Kett & Lord Byron Distillery open their doors for a day of collaborative shopping, socialising, and sipping! You’ll find Fashion, beauty and homewares seconds, one-off samples & limited clearance stock from just $20. ONE DAY ONLY Saturday 19 June, 10am–4pm 4 Banksia Drive Byron Arts & Industry Estate 02 5629 7061

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After more than four decades in their retail business, the owners of Tasa Jara have decided to retire and are having a Warehouse Closing Retirement Clearance Sale. Everything must go, so drop in for a bargain! They have genuine massive reductions on everything, below import costs, and the more you purchase the cheaper they are. Business for Sale: There is also an amazing opportunity to continue and build this successful business. The business is fully set up, so all you would need to do is purchase stock at below cost and continue. The online store is operational with hundreds of items already online. This business is also suitable for a retailer, bulk buyer and/or wholesaler. Call Victor 0403 754 758, Ilanit 0448 884 364 1-1 Tasman Way Arts & Industry Estate Byron Bay www.tasajara.com

Wallace and Co Locally owned and steeped in family history, Wallace and Co is situated right in the heart of River Street, Ballina. Offering good old-fashioned customer service and expert advice, they specialise in men's and ladies' clothing and footwear fit by their expert staff. They put an emphasis on providing quality products and brands sought after the world over, including Birkenstock, Dr Martens, Skechers, RM Williams and Crocs. While it is not always easy to find good quality men’s clothing, you are spoilt for choice at Wallace’s. Shop the biggest range of Linen and Bamboo clothing from Industrie, Kingston Grange, Gazman and Blazer, as well as famous Australian brands like Akubra Hats and RM Williams clothing and boots. Open seven days for your shopping convenience or shop online. 109 River Street, Ballina 6686 2081 | Wallaces.com.au


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The Byron Shire Echo – Issue 35.52 – June 9, 2021  

Free, independent weekly newspaper from the Byron Shire, on the Far North Coast of NSW, Australia.

The Byron Shire Echo – Issue 35.52 – June 9, 2021  

Free, independent weekly newspaper from the Byron Shire, on the Far North Coast of NSW, Australia.

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