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May 17, 2022

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Interviews with Richmond candidates 2022: Independent Terry Sharples

Terry Sharples is a retired accountant living in the Tweed Shire and running as an Independent for the federal...

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Work repairing landslips on Tweed’s Scenic Drive won’t start before June

Geotechnical assessments have now been completed for the two landslips near Simpson Drive and Warringa Drive on Scenic Drive at Bilambil Heights.

Primex 2022 postponed due to floods and weather

The Primex 2022 Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo due to take place 19 to 21 May has been postponed following both the recent flooding and predicted adverse weather conditions. 

The shock of Lismore

As two Bendigoians, visiting Northern NSW over the past ten days, we quite expected to see flood damage in...

Byron design

Many years ago I toyed with the idea of starting an annual ‘Fugly Architectural Design Awards Byron Inc’, but...

Spaghetti kids benefit from community support

If you haven’t heard of Spaghetti Circus, then you’re just not a local – and like many locals, the circus has suffered on many levels because of recent flood events.

Wallaby death SGB

To the family that allowed their large black dog to repeatedly attack and maul the beautiful wallaby on South...

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.

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Open: By Appointment
Details: Interest over $1,400,000
Enquires: Su Reynolds 0428 888 660 

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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.

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Open: By Appointment
Details: Interest over $649,000
Enquires: Su Reynolds 0428 888 660

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Releasing the chokehold on Australia’s water

What the trading of 40 gigalitres of water from the Barmah Choke means for the Murray Darling Basin.

COVID-19 update: May 16

The Northern NSW Local Health District says that to 4pm yesterday, 15 May, 384 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in the District, including 82 positive PCR tests and 302 positive rapid antigen tests.

‘Unprecedented’ but not unpredicted – we are now suffering from our failure to listen to scientists’ predictions of the impacts of climate change 30...

As Australians head into another election season just as many parts of the east coast are recovering from ‘unprecedented’ flooding since February, and the national psyche is still reeling from the trauma of the ‘unprecedented’ Black Summer bushfires before that, it is critical now more than ever to vote according to your environmental conscience and fear for the future.

2022 Community Building Partnership Program

Lismore MP Janelle Saffin is encouraging local not-for-profit groups and councils to apply for their share of $400,000 in grants under the 2022 Community Building Partnership Program.