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‘Hollywood’ drug squads over the top

I guess we have to thank Hollywood for the enduring myth that a black-clad squad of elite 'blokes', preferably with cool helicopters, from the capital are needed to crack down on really serious crime in hick parts of the country like Mullumbimby.

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Will Ballina Council live up to its promise?

A motion from Cr Jeff Johnson to be tabled at Ballina Shire Council's meeting this week will ask the council to live up to its promise to act on the climate emergency, and divest from fossil fuel investments.

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.

Research takes the vegan option to a new level

A project by Flinders University will see their Centre for Marine Bioproducts Development fishing for new vegan ideas.

Cartoon of the week – 24 February, 2021

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PM’s vaccine

Martin Bail, Federal On 4 February, 2021 ABC News reported, albeit briefly, that the PM will ‘for the record’ be...

Did Liberal-Nationals rort ‘bushfire’ recovery funds?

Lismore MP Janelle Saffin (Labor) has joined the call to highlight the actions of the Berejiklian-Barilaro NSW government over the latest ‘Liberal-National government grant rorts scandal’.

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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Open: Saturday, 6 December 10.30 – 11.00am

Details: Saturday, 6 December 11am - Onsite

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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Local fisherfolk caught in the parking fine net

FIsherfolk have been caught in the net of parking fines designed to stop travellers parking up for the night on the Tweed Coast Road and they are seeking help to access their beaches at night without fines.

Family Court scrapped

Despite overwhelming opposition from Australia’s family law specialists and advocates, the federal Liberal-Nationals government and cross benchers scrapped the Family Law Court and subsumed it into the circuit courts last week.

Cavanbah centre gets a taste of 3×3 basketball

The Byron Beez basketball team in collaboration with the U League hosted a 3x3 tournament at the Cavanbah centre at the end of January that attracted 30 teams.

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.