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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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Mayor’s parting gift 

Michele Grant, Ocean Shores The Mayor’s parting gift to the Bruns/Bayside Community was ushering through approval for the controversial Corso...

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.

Thanks for Bob

Jo Faith, Newtown I wish to thank The Echo for printing the article by Bob Morgan, First Nations academic. This...

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.

Correcting the record

Duncan Dey, Greens candidate for mayor 2021–24 I wish to correct the record for those who listened to Thursday’s Council...

Co-op meeting

Annette Snow, Myocum As a Mullumbimby Rural Co-op shareholder of 42 years and a past employee of over 13 years,...

1012m2 In Byron Bay - Possible Multi Dwelling Development Site STCA

83 Massinger Street, Byron Bay

A grand character home situated in the most sought after precinct in the area. These few streets in the old part of town are in high demand and very tightly held.

Set on a 1012m2 block with the possibility for a multi dwelling development site STCA.  The private rear yard is so elevated a new 2 storey home could be built and achieve ocean views.

The home is in immaculate condition and has retained all of its original charm and character including polished timber floors and high ceilings.

A modern kitchen adjoins a dining space and leads to the lounge room. These living spaces open to the back deck and overlook the pool. A pool house provides a private space to relax.

Just a few minutes walk to Clark's Beach, the Top Shop and Byron Bay's CBD.

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Open: By Appointment

Details: Interest Over $2,400,000

Enquires: Su Reynolds 0428 888 660


Spacious Family Home In Town on 1060m2

24 Mahogany Drive , Byron Bay

Situated on a huge north facing 1060m2 block in Mahogany Drive, the elevated beach side of the road. This immaculate 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 2 living area plus double garage family home is within easy walking or cycling distance into town, Tallow Beach and schools.

The home enjoys fabulous entertaining spaces for relaxed coastal living. The two very large living rooms and main bedroom have been perfectly positioned to the north providing beautiful, light filled spaces.

Features an expansive open plan kitchen, meals and living zone which leads onto a large north facing outdoor patio overlooking the spacious rear yard.

There are 4 bedrooms, the main has a walk in robe and a good size ensuite plus there is a central main bathroom with bath and separate shower.

Move in with not a thing to be done!

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Open: Friday 12 December 2.00 – 2.30pm

Details: Interest Over $975,000  

Enquires: Su Reynolds 0428 888 660


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.