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Primex Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo new date confirmed

After being postponed due to the flooding and ongoing wet weather the 2022 Primex Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo and will now go ahead on November 10–12.

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Kindness on rise in Ballina and beyond

A community battered by natural disasters and COVID is still finding room in its heart for refugees and asylum seekers, according to Ballina Region for Refugees Vice President Stanley Yeo.

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.

Regrets for treatment of Wardell CORE?

After Ballina Council's recent decision, at its Finance and Facilities Committee Meeting, to effectively evict the Wardell Community Organised Resilience Effort (CORE) from the War Memorial Hall, in mid-flood recovery, some were having second thoughts at their Ordinary Meeting yesterday.

Computers donated to home schooled kids in Lismore

There nothing like the support of the CWA ladies to help get you through a disaster and the Lismore CWA Evening Branch were very pleased to be able to help their community once again to supply computers to some flood-affected Lismore kids.

The postal vote that never arrived

At 91, there are many things that you can no longer do, but one of the things you still can do is have your voice heard in an election – but not for at least one Byron Shire resident.

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FN-otm-alcorn-stCharacter Beachfront Property “The Boat House”

35 Alcorn Street, Suffolk Park

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Positioned right on popular Suffolk Park beach, this multi level property has been designed to make the best use of space and light. There is an open plan kitchen, dining and family room that flows onto a timber deck which overlooks the beach reserve at the back.

Upstairs the master bedroom features a walk through robe, ensuite, adjacent office/dressing room and a private balcony. At the front of the property there is a self-contained area which includes a double bedroom, ensuite bathroom and living area. Bedrooms 3 and 4 enjoy an extra loft room -ideal as storage space or kids play room.

A relaxed and comfortable beach house feel. This property is being sold fully furnished.

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Open: Saturday, 24 May 2014 11.00 – 11.30am
Details: $1,300,000
Enquiries: Helen Huntly-Barratt 0412 332 232

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FN-otm-heritageSubstantial Home With Pool

19 Heritage Court, Suffolk Park

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This large family home offers charm and privacy in a tranquil setting whilst being close to all amenities. There is a new addition of an in ground pool with an adjacent deck.

Designed over 2 levels, the home offers 5 bedrooms, office, separate living and dining areas, 2.5 bathrooms and a double lock up garage with internal access. A spacious lower floor with hardwood timber floors opens out to a large entertaining area that overlooks the leafy gardens.

Set on an elevated block at the top of a quiet cul-de-sac with only a 10 minute walk to amenities and local shops. This property will be sold either prior to or at the Auction to the highest bidder.

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Open: Saturday, 24 May 10.00 – 10.30am
Auction: Saturday, 31 May 10.30am Onsite
Enquiries: Helen Huntly-Barratt 0412 332 232

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Reasons to be cheerful

After nine long years of being led by the least among us, Australia’s future feels optimistic. Thanks, Western Australia, you were instrumental in booting those numpties out! 

Regrets for treatment of Wardell CORE?

After Ballina Council's recent decision, at its Finance and Facilities Committee Meeting, to effectively evict the Wardell Community Organised Resilience Effort (CORE) from the War Memorial Hall, in mid-flood recovery, some were having second thoughts at their Ordinary Meeting yesterday.

Keep your eyes and ears open for Albert’s Lyrebird

Tweed Council is asking that you put your best bird listening ears on this June and capture the sounds of a rare bird.

Progress at Ross Lane?

The perennial question 'is Ross Lane open?' edged closer to an answer yesterday, with Ballina Council discussing a range of options to solve the flooding problem which regularly cuts off Lennox's main access to the west. Ross Lane has been closed again this week.