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May 14, 2021

Latest News

Michael Lyon elected as Byron Mayor

Owing to the resignation of former Mayor at the end of April, a vote was held today to replace Simon Richardson, until the next election

Other News

False impressions

Fast Buck$, Coorabell I was under the impression that, upon the mayor resigning, the deputy mayor would automatically get the...

Father and son win first sailing race

Sixteen boats competed in the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s race day earlier this month in a 10-12 knot breeze...

Police chase ends in head-on car and truck crash

Police have declared a critical incident investigation after a car chase in Ballina ended in a crash Friday night.

NewsCorp announces August revival of regional news print in QLD

Less than a week after the two major NewsCorp-owned outlets on the Northern Rivers lost their websites and redirected readers via The Daily Telegraph (TDT), sister publications in Queensland announced almost the opposite.

Go straight to the source on the Future Water Project

Rous County Council has announced a series of information days to be held this month where the community can ‘drop in’ and find out more about the revised draft Future Water Project 2060.

Doing it right

How do you know you’re doing hummus right? When the international visitors tell you it’s some of the best...

Discover Ballina

With easy parking and river breezes, Ballina is the perfect combination of convenience and ease as a destination for shopping and services that are not available within the Byron Shire.

Ballina is centred on an island at the mouth of the Richmond River. It is a playground for beach lovers, surfers, boaties, anglers and eco-adventurers. It is also just a hop, skip, and jump, or more to the point a 15-minute drive down the freeway, from the Byron Shire.

The Point Bar and Restaurant

1. Absolute Waterfront

With an atmosphere that will take your breath away, The Point Bar and Restaurant on the Richmond River is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, seven days. Conference and wedding packages available.

www.thepointballina.com.au

6618 1188


Ramada Hotel & Suites Ballina Byron

2. Ramada

Stylish riverside accommodation, featuring hotel spa rooms, 1 to 2 bedroom suites or penthouses with outdoor heated pool, gym and conference facilities.

www.ramadaballinabyron.com.au

1800 826 181


Highway Haven Nursery

3. Highway Haven Nursery

Bromeliads: extensive range, easy care colour for your garden. Open weekends, weekdays by arrangement. Food plants, natives, exotics, succulents, and hidden treasures.

www.hwyhaven.com.au

0466 956 110


Ballina Fair Shopping Centre

4. Ballina Fair Shopping Centre

Ballina Fair has a diverse range of health services available in centre from an optometrist, hearing specialists, pharmacy plus the Northern Rivers’ most comprehensive wholefoods store offering complimentary medicine.

www.ballinafair.com.au


Book Warehouse Ballina

5. The Book Warehouse

The Book Warehouse Ballina carries new release plus popular backlist titles, bargain books for all ages and a beautiful range of gift cards and wrap. Drop in for reading and gift ideas.

6686 0917


Ballina Beach Village

6. Ballina Beach Village

The perfect weekend getaway – South Ballina’s favourite holiday park! Under new management, refurbished cabins, huge camping sites, pet friendly (with fully enclosed off-lead dog area), and onsite licensed cafe.

www.ballinabeachvillage.com.au

6686 3347


Lighthouse Beach Cafe

7. Lighthouse Beach Cafe

‘A lovely place for an outing with friends and family’ – Trip Advisor

Magical views and great food including GF and vegetarian choices. Functions and weddings are a speciality.

www.lighthousebeachcafe.com.au

6686 4380


Carpet One

8. Carpet One

Great range, expert advice, professional installation. Residential and commercial. Tough flooring that stands up to the rigours of day-to-day living.

www.carpetone.com.au/ballina

6686 3855


Wharf Bar & Restaurant

9. Wharf Bar & Restaurant

Chilled vibes, great food and spectacular sunsets. With delicious woodfired pizzas and incredible locally sourced seafood. The Wharf Bar & Restaurant is quickly becoming an iconic dining destination.

6686 5259

www.wharfbarballina.com.au


Fozie’s Fishing Adventures

10. Fozie’s Fishing Adventures

Fishing adventures, whale watching, full and half day adventures. Three and five day trips. Customised packages available. Disabled access, light refreshments and all bait and tackle and fishing licences supplied.

0427 834 376

www.foziesfishing.com.au


The Ballina Jockey Club

11. The Ballina Jockey Club

An exclusive venue just for you. Perfect for weddings, corporate functions or major events. Raceday packages also available.

Follow us on facebook: www.facebook.com/BallinaJockeyClub.

www.ballinajockeyclub.com.au

6686 2603

Locals question placing homes in areas of inundation risk

It is where the community fought off Club Med and it is once again in the spotlight as the current owners, Elements, are seeking to have the zoning of the environmentally sensitive area in Bayshore Drive changed from tourism to residential

Go straight to the source on the Future Water Project

Rous County Council has announced a series of information days to be held this month where the community can ‘drop in’ and find out more about the revised draft Future Water Project 2060.

Free mental health workshop for Byron businesses

Business owners in Byron Shire are invited to attend a free 'Healthy Mindset' workshop aimed at providing them with resources and tools to improve mental health and wellbeing, as well as the opportunity to connect with other business owners.

Trainspotters

Jillian Spring, Billinudgel In the article –  At a gathering of trainspotters, 21/4/21 by David Lisle, re Tweed Council Rail Trail, it is noted in...