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May 14, 2021

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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

‘Endless land releases’ not the solution for Byron’s housing crisis, says Labor mayor hopeful

Northern Rivers-based trade unionist and MBA student Asren Pugh has announced his candidature for Byron Shire Mayor in September’s local government elections on behalf of Country Labor. 

Locals call for automatic revocation of speeding fines on Hinterland Way in first half of April

When local man Nathan Hicks saw posts on Facebook about locals who had received fines they believed were incorrect he decided to look into challenging his own fine. 

How much do you know about koalas?

How well do you know your koala facts? Test your knowledge at the June 2 Koala Hard Quiz in Mullumbimby.

Interview with Bob Vegas

The glorious Bob Downe is back with a brand new show: Viva Bob Vegas! at the Brunswick Picture House. He gave Seven the Downe low…

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.

Remembering Bentley

Saturday 15 May is the seventh anniversary of Victory Day at the historic Bentley Blockade, just west of Lismore.

FNBB-OTM-438-C2-62LawsonStExceptional Value on Lawson Street, Byron Bay

C2,62-64 Lawson Street, Byron Bay

Large apartment with a fantastic income (figures available upon request), is this bright middle floor apartment that can be lived in, permanently rented or holiday let.

Less than 100m to sand and the surf, this is one of the most sought after beach front strips of Byron Bay.

An open plan kitchen, dining and living room face the ocean, enjoying cool sea breezes and the ocean glimpses from the north facing balcony.

With the benefit of full time on-site management this apartment enjoys repeat clientele and solid future bookings in place, with similar net return to the larger apartments.

65m2 internal area plus 14m2 secure underground car park and the complex offers a large in ground pool and BBQ areas.

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Open: Friday, 19 September 10.00 – 10.30am

Saturday, 20 September 10.00 – 10.30am

Details: Interest Over $545,000

Enquires: Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698

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Auction 11th October 12pm

7 Mullumbimbi Street, Brunswick Heads

Beautifully located only a short stroll to the river and beach, this iconic home offers a seaside lifestyle with passive income potential.

Set on approx. 613m2 with dual street and rear lane access. There is DA approval to build a granny flat, plus an extension could see the area under this high set timber home provide further accommodation (STCA).

3 bedrooms, the main with an ensuite plus a family bathroom. The home has had a complete renovation in recent years, including new plumbing and electricity. Spacious kitchen flowing onto an open plan dining and lounge with high ceilings and stack back window.

A thriving township just 10 minutes to Byron Bay and 30 minutes from the Gold Coast Airport.

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Open: Thursdays and Saturdays 12–12.30pm

Auction: Saturday 11 October 12pm onsite

Enquiries: Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698, Paul Prior 0418 324 297

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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...