SUCCESSFUL: LightnUp Inc was one of the organisations to receive Country Arts Support Program grant.
SUCCESSFUL: LightnUp Inc was one of the organisations to receive Country Arts Support Program grant. Patrick Gorbunovs

Funding encourages regional arts projects

NINE new arts projects have been given the go-ahead in the Northern Rivers region, with funding from the state government's annual Country Arts Support Program small grants program.

Successful applicants include:

Byron Youth Theatre, Mind Made Me: To create a theatre piece enabling young people to develop positive strategies to deal with mental health issues

Lismore Art Space Artists, CULT-ure Mapping Lismore 2480: A unique zine workshop to create a collaborative Lismore tourist guide made by the people who live and create in the community

LightnUp Inc. (Lismore Lantern Parade), 20 Light Years on - the story of the Lismore Lantern Parade: The project will engage two emerging curators to produce a retrospective of the Lismore Lantern Parade over the past 20 years

Lismore Theatre Company, Music Magic for Kids - Workshops for children to learn musical skills through fun and creative activities

New Italy Museum Inc, Carnevale Italiano 2014: To bring professional Italian performers to the second Carnevale Italiano

R.E.D. Inc., Painting the Town with RED Inc: Creation of a mural as part of the Lismore Back Alley Gallery

Mid Richmond Neighbourhood Centre Inc., Move It Mob Style at Crankfest Xtreme 2014: Free workshops at Crankfest Xtreme in Evans Head.



Truck, car and caravan collide in highway crash

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A vehicle is believed to have rolled down an embankment

Fires continue to burn across region

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Firefighters are still working to control bushfires