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Hospital staff want to park for free while they work

It seems that Lismore Base isn’t the only hospital whose workers would like to park their cars for free while they work.

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Council’s power

Matthew O’Reilly I refer to Ian Pickles’ letter, titled ‘Developers’ power’ (Letters, 10 February). Generally, I must agree with most of...

Northern Rivers policeman accused of youth assault acquitted

Magistrate Michael Dakin has ordered a common assault charge against a former Byron-based policeman be dropped after an altercation involving a naked youth in Byron Bay three years ago.

Housing affordability on agenda at Ballina

With the housing crisis worsening in Ballina and across the Northern Rivers, councillors agreed that something had to be done about the problem at their meeting yesterday.

Will the Lennox Park pavilion survive?

Ballina Shire Council will today debate the future of the Lennox Park pavilion/dressing shed, which is slated for removal as part of the Lennox Village Vision concept plan.

Lismore urges REX to reconsider service cancellation

The regional airline Regional Express (REX) announced yesterday that five services, including its Lismore service, would cease once government support through the RANS program is discontinued at the end of March.

Letting go

Mary McMorrow, Mullumbimby I respect the parents forgiving the drunk driver who killed their four children (one a cousin) as...

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


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


International Women’s Day kerfuffle at Ballina

One councillor walked out of Ballina Council's recent meeting during an emotional discussion about speakers at an upcoming IWD event.

Croquet club gets new turf as it prepares to host NSW championship

The Byron Bay Croquet Club is ready for another big year that includes new turf, hosting a state championship and building on last year’s membership growth.

Ahoy m’hearties young and old in Bangalow

‘Ahoy m’hearties’ was the catchcry at Bangalow Parklands on Saturday afternoon during the Connecting Generations Pirate Party.

Blue-green algae amber alert still active at Uki

Last Thursday Tweed Shire Council issued an amber alert for blue-green algae in the Tweed River at Uki, with Clarrie Hall Dam remaining on a green alert. This morning they say the alerts are still active.