Patti Smith at Bluesfest 2017 in Byron Bay.
Patti Smith at Bluesfest 2017 in Byron Bay. Cathy Adams

Byron banishes the blues on opening night at Bluesfest

BLUESFEST 2017 opened with a bang, with the opening-day artists putting on a show bound to have punters begging for more.

Here are just some of the highlights from Day 1.


Sneak peek inside home featured on Grand Designs

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For the right price, you can stay in the stunning property

Two days into summer, water restrictions trickle in

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THE first water restrictions for the Northern Rivers this summer have been...

Teenagers charged over stealing 80-year-old’s handbag

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THE woman was walking up stairs when the trio allegedly snatched the bag.