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Join Clarkes Beach paddle out this weekend to stop massive oil and gas field project

Hundreds of local surfers and water-lovers will paddle out at Clarke’s Beach over the weekend to protest against a massive oil and gas field proposed for the NSW coast.

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Ballina Shire for the next 4 years: time to have your say

The Ballina Shire Council’s Draft Delivery Program and Operational Plan 2021/22 - 2024/25 will be on exhibition until the 28th of May with provisions for public feedback. 

The top non-invasive skin treatments for glowing skin

With all the time we spend in the sun, our skin can start to show signs of aging sooner than we’d like. But the idea of an invasive treatment to fix skin problems is likely not the first choice for many people.

Father of Julian Assange to speak on the Northern Rivers this week

Northern Rivers residents can hear Mr Shipton in person at the Courthouse Hotel this Tuesday, May 4, from 7pm as part of the monthly Turning Point Talks.

Kingscliff man charged over rape allegations

Tweed Byron police have arrested a 35-year-old Kingscliff man over rape allegations.

What’s your opinion on the COVID vax?

Even though the Federal government refuses to take responsibility for the slow rollout of COIVID vaccines across the country you can still have your say on its rollout locally.

What’s going on with gas?

David Lowe According to the prime minister, we’re in the midst of a ‘gas-led recovery’. Until about five minutes ago,...

Historic Homestead On 5 Glorious Acres

29 Benloro Lane, Myocum

Beautifully elevated, this historic Homestead circa 1903 is set on a gently sloping 5 acres with stunning panoramic hinterland views over the Border ranges.

The home seamlessly blends old world charm and original decorative cornicing and finishes with modern conveniences.

Sold with DA approved plans for a granny flat plus another self-contained bedroom, living room, kitchenette and ensuite underneath the home.

The classic formal lounge room with an adjoining sitting area has access to the veranda and an open plan kitchen and dining area also flow onto the huge wrap around covered veranda overlooking the massive dam. The home has Solar Hot Water and 1.5kw solar panels.

There is an abundance of beautiful wildlife. Privacy, peace and nature at its best.

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Open: Saturday, 15 November 1.00 – 1.30pm

Details: Forthcoming Auction

Enquires: Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698, James Young 0419 856 840


Contemporary Freestanding Townhouse With Privacy

3/20 Sunrise Boulevard, Byron Bay

Located in a quiet, peaceful setting, this freestanding property is perfect for singles, young families, investors or downsizers.

The home is modern and features an open plan living, kitchen and dining area. The kitchen is well appointed with stainless steel appliances and stone benchtop.

There are 2 bedrooms both with BIR’s and ensuites plus a large loft which could be used as an extra room or home office.

Air-conditioning plus a single carport completes this great package.

Set in a private and pet friendly complex backing onto a reserve with only 5 other residences, the home has a small yard with an easy care garden.

The position is popular with a Supa IGA and shops just around the corner and Belongil Beach is within easy walking distance.

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Open: Thursday, 13 November 2.00 – 2.30pm & Saturday, 15 November 10.00 – 10.30am  

Details: Forthcoming Auction  

Enquires: Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698, Paul Banister 0438 856 552


Man dead after boat capsizes near Yamba

Police say a man has died and a second has been taken to hospital after a boat capsized south of Yamba this morning.

Jonson Street bus shelter gone and an era ended

Byron Shire Council says that the wooden bus shelter on Jonson Street outside the Byron Visitors Centre is being removed today with all bus services operating from the new bus interchange on Butler Street in Byron Bay

Upside down river

Tim Harrington, Lennox Head Letter contributor Richard White (letters 21/4/21) quite correctly identifies the Richmond River as an ‘upside down river’ and nowhere is this more...

Ballina Dragons’ great results at Urunga

The Ballina Dragon Boat Racing Club is a group of paddling people from all walks of life who enjoy being out on the water having fun and keeping fit.