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August 2, 2021

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The great Ballina Library book sale

This Friday and Saturday will see book lovers dreams materialise in Ballina when the library holds their Library Collection Overhaul and Book Sale.

Other News

Byron Farmers Markets temporarily moved to make way for COVID clinic

The Byron Farmers Market is to be held opposite Elements resort on Bayshore Drive this week, while health authorities use the Cavanbah Centre for a drive-through COVID testing service.

Unnecessary divisions

Louise Andrews, Lennox Head Dear Mandy, an excellent article in The Echo (Soapbox, 21 July). It saddens me too to witness...

History repeats

Peter Olson, Goonengerry History shows that when the media and the politicians turn against the people, eventually there is a backlash. It...

Dog off-leash parks coming to Tweed

Tweed Shire Council is seeking feedback from the community on off-leash dog parks at Bray Park and Banora Point. ‘The...

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: A vulnerable freedom

To live in a caring community might sometimes come at the cost of small individual liberties – like wearing a mask in the post office for ten minutes while you complete your transaction.

Interview with Felix Riebl from the Cat Empire

One of the most danceable outfits in the lineup, The Cat Empire make a welcome return to Bluesfest 2021 with their infectious, genre-embracing anthems and a world-class, awe-inspiring show. Last week Seven caught up with co-founder, band leader and principal songwriter, Felix Riebl, from his lockdown hidey hole in Melbourne.


In Town Byron Bay – Seclusion Adjoining Bush Reserve

32 Seaview Street , Byron Bay

Set on an elevated north facing block in the exclusive old part of town. Adjoining bushland at the end of a cul-de-sac offers complete privacy, yet only minutes’ walk to the CBD and Main Beach.

This contemporary award winning home comprises 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 3 living rooms, separate office, 4 car spaces and a solar heated pool.

The large high-end kitchen opens directly onto the deck and courtyard. Semi open plan living spaces are built around the covered outdoor room which overlooks the pool and bushland beyond.

This modern, architectural home displays exquisite detail in design, finishes and perfect flow for a relaxed north coast lifestyle. Please visit our website for full details.

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Open: By Appointment
Details: Interest Over $2,750,000 

Enquiries: Su Reynolds 0428 888 660  


Superannuation & Holiday Investors Take Note

16/35-37 Shirley Street, Byron Bay


With a gross income of in excess of $77,000 this large dual key apartment is a fantastic investment for superannuation investors and those looking for a holiday property with high returns. This property offers one of the highest net returns of properties in our area.

Generous proportions 134m2 on title and situated on the north side of the complex, this top floor apartment enjoys lots of natural light and ocean glimpses from the balcony. Excellent on-site managers and beautiful resort style facilities including pool.

Being a dual key units you can choose to stay yourself whist earning income from the other apartment!

An easy stroll to Main Beach, shops and restaurants. Please visit our website for full details.

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Open: By Appointment
Details: $579,000
Enquiries: Su Reynolds 0428 888 660


Break and Enter at Cinemas in Byron Bay

Police say that shortly after 4.20am, yesterday, Sunday August 1 a youth forced open one of the steel gates of the Palace Cinemas Byron Bay.


Sarah Smith, Byron Shire Finally, our premier is speaking a language that the business community of Sydney should comprehend – a $10,000 fine for forcing their...

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Rick Molloy, Federal If recent letters in The Echo have left you confused about the Israel/Palestine conflict, then help is at hand. Our local library has...

Council negligence

Jim Mangleson, Ocean Shores Interesting article by Steve Hansen regarding artificial reefs for Byron’s erosion problem (Echo, 21 July). He mentions historical charts and photos of...