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May 29, 2022

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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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Lismore flood

I walked around the Lismore CBD and whenever I came to a crossing, an oncoming car would stop gently...

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.

Highrise in Byron Shire?

In 1990 a new LEP (Local Environment Plan) was approved in Byron Shire that limited commercial buildings to three...

Get me a DA

In response to the recent flood meeting held at the Ocean Shores Country Club on Tuesday 10 May, a...

I am outraged

The insert in The Echo (8 May) could be taken to imply that cloud seeding was the cause of recent...

Get your art on this weekend

This weekend they are predicting not a lot of rain and even a possibility of sunshine with only a...

A Rare Opportunity in a Dream Location

12 Taylors Road, Broken Head

Exclusively located in a very tightly held eastern enclave within minutes to beautiful Broken Head Beach and Taylor’s Lake, this elevated property offers absolute privacy, ocean views and you can hear the waves breaking on the shore. Surrounded by native bushland, this charming beach house enjoys soaring high ceilings, fireplace and the original timber floors. The open plan kitchen, dining and living flows onto wide covered verandas. The 2nd lounge also has access to another covered veranda.The 3 bedrooms are spacious with garden outlooks. There is a separate studio with ensuite, ideal for guests, teenagers or the ultimate home office. Set on a superb block only 10 mins to Byron with established grounds and gardens, this is a unique opportunity as properties in this location rarely become available. View Property Open: By AppointmentDetails: Interest over $1,400,000 Enquires: Su Reynolds 0428 888 660  firstnational-branding-strip

Charming Fully Renovated Cottage – Central Bangalow

17 Thomas Street, Bangalow

Set in the prime, sought after area of Bangalow is this beautiful fully renovated, elevated 3 bedroom cottage (circa 1910). A wide covered veranda graces the front of the home. Lovely wide timber floor boards, high ceilings, timber windows and French doors are some of the many features. 3 double bedrooms plus council approval to build a separate 4th bedroom or studio room in the back yard. The new kitchen has stone bench tops, 2pac cupboards and French doors open onto the outdoor living/dining room which overlooks the fully fenced and private north facing yard. The new bathroom/laundry has a frameless shower screen and tasteful finishes. Extra-large double carport and solar hot water. You could just move in and unpack. View Property Open: By AppointmentDetails: Interest over $649,000 Enquires: Su Reynolds 0428 888 660 firstnational-branding-strip

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.