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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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Why do we destroy what we love?

Nan Nicholson, The Channon I have been an environmental activist for over 50 years (I started when I was a...

Government fails to support dying at home in Northern Rivers

Approaching the subject of dying is always tricky, often awkward, and never easy. But when you are faced with caring for someone at the end of their life, it helps if you can find support from people who have already navigated the path.

Respect for Country

Léandra Martiniello, Whian Whian It is the night of the full moon, I have just watched it rise. On the...

Interview with Madeleine West

Madeleine West is a nationally acclaimed actress who is one of the many talents who lives in our region. Not just a soap star (some might know her as Dee Bliss from Neighbours), Madeleine has an extensive performance training background and she’s going to be sharing her Theatresports expertise with kids at the Byron Comedy Fest.

Northern Star dimming under Murdoch shadow

As democracy advocates and journalists around the world did their best to acknowledge World Press Freedom Day on May 3, in regional Australia, The Northern Star was dimming.

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.

Suffolk’s Most Affordable, Freestanding Beachfront Home!

35 Alcorn Street, Suffolk Park

This beach house is positioned right on Suffolk Park Beach where surfing, fishing and swimming are right at your doorstep.

The weatherboard property has a multi-level floor plan. There is an open plan kitchen, dining and family room that opens out to a timber deck which overlooks the beach reserve at the back. This beach reserve offers direct access to the beach.

On the upstairs level there is the main bedroom which has a walk through robe and an ensuite plus an office. Off this main bedroom there is private balcony overlooking the reserve.

There is a large self-contained area for guests with its own access and includes a bedroom with an ensuite and living area. Bedrooms 3 and 4 enjoy an extra loft room.

This is the best buy in Suffolk and will be sold fully furnished.

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AUCTION: THIS SATURDAY, 6 December 11am – Onsite

Open: Saturday, 6 December 10.30 – 11.00am

Enquires: Helen Huntly-Barratt 0412 332 232

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Solid & Sunny Family Home on 5 Acres

231 Goremans Road, Eureka

This neat and solid home enjoys access to the town water supply (plus water storage of approx 42,000L) and has a lovely garden outlook.

The property has been built high on the block and there is extra space to add a studio or pool. The gardens are established and feature native trees, shrubs, fruit trees and vegetable beds.

This large brick residence features 2 separate living areas and all bedrooms have BIR’s, the main has an ensuite with spa.

The remote double garage has internal access and there is also a workshop or office space at this end of the property.

There is a big shed which can accommodate the caravan or boat and a “home made” studio which could be ideal as a teenagers retreat or guest accommodation.

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Open: By Appointment

Details: Interest Over $699,000  

Enquires: Helen Huntly-Barratt 0412 332 232 

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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.