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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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NSW Upper House wants to hear about the floods

The NSW Upper House is inviting members of the community to speak at about their experiences in the February and March floods.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Another Day in Hope Purgatory

Politics is a phenomenal experience. To work harder than you thought possible, to put yourself so absolutely in the public domain full of hope and belief. Then to ask for judgement. It’s high stakes. A kind of ethical and philosophical extreme sport.

Lismore community

First let me say how incredibly proud, inspired and supported I feel as part of the Lismore and Northern...

Kevin Hogan returns for Page

Though the coalition government he represents is now in opposition, National Party candidate for Page, Kevin Hogan, has been returned to his seat and yesterday he released a statement to all media.

North Coast Festival of Flavour

Organisers of the North Coast Festival of Flavour on 3–5 June 2022 say it’s not to be missed, as...

Cartoon of the week – 25 May, 2022

The Echo loves your letters and is proud to provide a community forum on the issues that matter most to our readers and the people of the NSW north coast. So don't be a passive reader, send us your epistles.

Elevated and Secluded With Ocean Views

9 Red Bean Close , Suffolk Park

With sweeping ocean views, this private and secluded residence offers the ideal family floor plan combined with a spectacular outlook.

Spacious, well-appointed kitchen adjoining the open plan dining and living zone. This area flows onto a magnificent east facing balcony with ocean views.

The upper level also consists of the master bedroom, WIR and ensuite, 2nd bedroom/home office or nursery and media area. The ground floor offers 2 bedrooms, bathroom, living area and laundry with another private balcony.

Features also include gleaming timber floors and an extensive use of glass.  Fully fenced with established gardens plus a single lock up garage. Easy access to beach, shops, schools and public transport.

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Open: Saturday, 1 November 12–12.30pm
Details: Interest Over $729,000
Enquires: Sharon McInnes 0408 659 649

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Beachfront Opportunity - Two For The Price Of One!

162 Alcorn Street, Suffolk Park

Have you ever dreamt of owning a property directly opposite the beach? Imagine being able to walk across the road and enjoy surfing, swimming, fishing or sunset strolls within metres of home. This is your opportunity to secure a huge 893m2 beachfront property with a double income bonus!

There is a main brick home offering generous proportions throughout with 3-4 large bedrooms. The master features an ensuite and solid rosewood robes. Soaring raked timber ceilings in both the kitchen and lounge are an absolute highlight.

Here’s the bonus… there is an approved, fully self-contained flat with separate access. This is ideal for extended family, guests or to generate extra income. Alternatively, investors this really is a sensational package as double income properties are rare.

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Open: Saturday, 1 November 11–11.30am  
Details: $1,200,000
Enquires: Sharon McInnes 0408 659 649

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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.