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March 1, 2021

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Hospital staff want to park for free while they work

It seems that Lismore Base isn’t the only hospital whose workers would like to park their cars for free while they work.

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Cartoon of the week – 24 February, 2021

We love to receive letters, but not every letter will be published; the publication of letters is at the discretion of the online and print letters editors.

Constitutional referendum/poll for LG elections for Byron Shire?

Is the wards fight back again? Byron Shire Council staff have advised, in the upcoming agenda, that ‘Council may conduct a Constitutional referendum or poll in conjunction with the Local Government Election, to be held in September 2021’.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: There is no place like home… actually there are no places

Local low income residents in Byron Bay are the human koalas of our Shire. They too have lost much of their habitat. We need affordable housing now, not in three years, or five years, or ten. Now.

A safe space for sexual assault survivors

In a perfect world, the trauma Margot and Joana experienced would not have happened, and there would be no need for the very important support group they have created.

Police confirm Main Arm drug operation

NSW Police have finally confirmed what pretty much every one in Main Arm already knows – they are conducting drug operations in the north of the Shire.

Will the Lennox Park pavilion survive?

Ballina Shire Council will today debate the future of the Lennox Park pavilion/dressing shed, which is slated for removal as part of the Lennox Village Vision concept plan.

FNBB-OTM-428-19HeritageCtMotivated Vendor Relocating Overseas

19 Heritage Court, Suffolk Park


This large family home offers charm and privacy, whilst being close to all amenities and features a new in ground pool with an adjacent deck.

The property is designed over 2 levels and offers 5 bedrooms, an office, separate living and dining areas, 2.5 bathrooms and a double lock up garage with internal access. A spacious lower level which features 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 has been appraised at $850pw permanent rental income.

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Open: Inspect: By Appointment

Details: Interest Over $669,000

Enquiries: Helen Huntly-Barratt 0412 332 232


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Lot 32 Goremans Road, Eureka


Build your dream home and capitalise on the outstanding views from this premium and private position.

The block is ready to go as the owners have invested in connecting 3 phase electricity, town water and telephone plus there is a bore, water license and the acreage also borders a creek. The block is fully fenced, elevated yet predominately level and the land is clean and clear providing rich and fertile soils.

Federal village is only a 5 min drive away, 10 mins to Bangalow and 20 mins to Byron Bay.

Currently the block is home to approx. 45 head of cattle and the owners would be happy to keep the cattle on site under an agistment arrangement with the next owner.

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Inspect: By Appointment

Details: Interest Over $995,000

Enquiries: Su Reynolds 0428 888 660

Helen Huntly-Barratt 0412 332 232


International Women’s Day kerfuffle at Ballina

One councillor walked out of Ballina Council's recent meeting during an emotional discussion about speakers at an upcoming IWD event.

Croquet club gets new turf as it prepares to host NSW championship

The Byron Bay Croquet Club is ready for another big year that includes new turf, hosting a state championship and building on last year’s membership growth.

Ahoy m’hearties young and old in Bangalow

‘Ahoy m’hearties’ was the catchcry at Bangalow Parklands on Saturday afternoon during the Connecting Generations Pirate Party.

Blue-green algae amber alert still active at Uki

Last Thursday Tweed Shire Council issued an amber alert for blue-green algae in the Tweed River at Uki, with Clarrie Hall Dam remaining on a green alert. This morning they say the alerts are still active.