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May 24, 2022

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Bringing learning and play together

Byron Bay High School’s new agility course recognises the importance of play for learning and has students from all years actively playing during breaks and PDHPE lessons, according to Byron Bay High’s Principal, Janine Marcus.

Other News

Who gets a voice?

After my tirade (Echo 4 May), against proposed changes to the Code of Meeting Practice at Byron Shire Council,...

COVID-19 update for the NNSWLHD – May 23

The Northern NSW Local Health District reports that to 4pm yesterday, Sunday May 22, there were 40 COVID-19 positive patients in hospital in Northern NSW, with one of these in ICU.

More traffic disruption for Lennox Head

The traffic and parking woes of Lennox are going to get worse before they get better (maybe) with temporary diversions announced by Ballina Shire Council, which will be in place from Tuesday until December.

Interviews with Richmond candidates 2022: Liberal Democrats Party candidate Gary Biggs

Gary Biggs lives in the Tweed Shire and owns a small business. He is running as a candidate for the Liberal Democrats Party in the federal seat of Richmond.

Tripling water harvesting may leave local communities dry

The NSW government was looking to do catchment by catchment analysis to determine the risk to local water supply and rivers from the new rules on water harvesting rights.

Police appeal for missing woman

Lismore Police are appealing to the public for assistance in locating Missing Person, Emily Eden Lazzaroni.

Discover Ballina & Lennox Head

Summerland Tree Services Ballina Beach Village The Book Warehouse Lighthouse Beach Cafe Carpet One Ballina Homemaker Centre Choux Choux Ballina  Headware Optometry Ballina Fair Urban Earth Hair Studio Jordans Fresh Food  Karen’s Home Beauty


Summerland Tree Services

1. Summerland Tree Services

The fully insured arborists at Summerland Tree Services are highly experienced in tree removal, tree trimming and maintenance, stump grinding, 24/7 emergencies, and storm damage.
0417 698 227

Ballina Beach Village

2. 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.
6686 3347

The Book Warehouse

3. The Book Warehouse

The Book Warehouse Ballina carries new releases 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

Lighthouse Beach Cafe

4. Lighthouse Beach Cafe

Lighthouse Beach Cafe has been located in the Ballina Surf Club for over five years. They are open seven days a week for breakfast and lunch (dinner in summer).
6686 4380

Carpet One

5. Carpet One

Great range, expert advice, professional installation. Residential and commercial. Tough flooring that stands up to the rigours of day-to-day living.
6686 3855

Ballina Homemaker Centre

6. Ballina Homemaker Centre Spring Fiesta

Enjoy FREE rides, live entertainment, exclusive retailer offers, and more at the Ballina Homemaker Centre Spring Fiesta.
10am till 2pm, Saturday 7 September, 2019.
26 Boeing Ave, Ballina
6620 5300

Choux Choux Ballina

7. Choux Choux Ballina 

Enjoy the best pastries in the region at the iconic Choux Choux Patisserie Bangalow, now riverside! Dog friendly. Gluten-free options, sweet and savoury, delicious drinks.
Tues–Fri 7.30–3, Sat 7.45–1.
234 River St, Ballina (next to RSL)
6687 1209

Headware Optometry

8. Headware Optometry

Formerly Clearsight Optometry, they have been servicing patients in Ballina for over 16 years, offering boutique high-fashion eyewear, contact lenses, and vision care. Book your appointment online or call 6686 8600.
2/35 Fawcett Street, Ballina

Ballina Fair Shopping Centre

9. Ballina Fair

Celebrating thirty years in the Northern Rivers community. Save the date for their birthday celebrations on Friday 16 & Saturday 17 August. Unbeatable deals – Giveaways –
Meet and Greet Paw Patrol.
Cnr Kerr & Fox Streets, Ballina
6686 4508

Urban Earth Hair Studio

10. Urban Earth Hair Studio

Nothing feels as good as beautiful, fresh locks. The team at Urban Earth are passionate about all aspects of hair, specialising in Redken Ammonia Free Colour, Blondes and Balayage.
FB @UrbanEarthHair
6687 7470

Jordans Fresh Food

11. Jordans Fresh Food

Jordans has everything fresh under one roof – local fruit and vegetables, fresh salads, soups, homemade meals, juices, smoothies, specialty coffee, raw treats, and much more.
6687 6137
Insta & FB @jordansfarm2478

Karen’s Home Beauty

12. Karen’s Home Beauty

Karen tends to all your waxing, tinting, manicure, pedicure, and facial needs in her cosy home salon. Professional, friendly, warm, and nurturing. New and returning customers are welcome.
1/40 Barrett Drive, Lennox Head
0412 753 490

Race action at the TVSC Mother’s Day meet

A dedicated fleet of 13 boats took to the water for the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s (TVSC) Winter series on Mother’s Day earlier this month.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 25 May, 2022

The Jezabels The Jezabels are on a national tour to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of their multi-award winning Gold Album Prisoner. For the first time, the band will be playing their...

Comment: Bridging the flooded divide

In the sodden floodplains the divide among those affected has never been clearer – those who were insured, and those who weren’t, renters and owners, Lismore LGA and everywhere else.

Grants to support arts and culture flood recovery

Nearly 50 arts and cultural organisations, screen practitioners, individual artists and collaborative groups impacted by recent floods will have access to $500,000 in funding.