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May 14, 2021

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Michael Lyon elected as Byron Mayor

Owing to the resignation of former Mayor at the end of April, a vote was held today to replace Simon Richardson, until the next election

Other News

Govt’s new housing plan fails to impress local reps

Local government representatives on the Northern Rivers have expressed doubts over the state government’s new Housing 2041 Strategy.

Interview with Cyprien Clerc, Founder and managing Director of Futureseeds

Founder and Managing Director at FutureSeeds, Cyprien Clerc, talks to The Echo about this upcoming event.

Remembering Bentley

Saturday 15 May is the seventh anniversary of Victory Day at the historic Bentley Blockade, just west of Lismore.

Deep listening and housing ideas under Mullum’s fig trees for Renew Fest

Around a hundred presenters, musicians, other artists and community activators plus a bumper crowd of punters all came together under the fig trees at the Mullumbimby Showground over the weekend for Renew Fest 2021.

Water outage in Ballina this Thursday

Residents on Crane and Owen Streets in Ballina are advised of a planned water outage this Thursday May 13.

Exotic and hybrid

Dailan Pugh, Byron Bay I was shocked to see the abundant exotic and hybrid plantings at Byron’s new bus interchange. As...

FN-OTM-3-69CentennialCct-350x250Modern Art/ Industrial Unit

 3/69 Centennial Circuit, Byron Bay


This versatile industrial unit is located in a very popular complex.

Two level unit is 54m2 on the ground level and 37m2 upstairs. Total 91.7m2.

Complete with kitchenette, shower and toilet.

Current rent $300 per week.

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Open: By Appointment

Details: $298,000

Enquiries: Paul Banister 0438 856 552


Suffolk Park BeautyOTM-RayWhite-TamarindCourt-411

15 Tamarind Court, Suffolk Park



Located in a quiet cul-de-sac in Suffolk Park.

Extremely private, this would suit either owner occupier or Investor.

Currently vacant and ready to move in.

Featuring 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, single lock up garage and a sunny north facing backyard.

Within walking distance to shops and beach.

Excellent opportunity at $525,000.

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Open: By Appointment

Details: $525,000

Enquiries: Paul Banister 0438 856 552


Locals question placing homes in areas of inundation risk

It is where the community fought off Club Med and it is once again in the spotlight as the current owners, Elements, are seeking to have the zoning of the environmentally sensitive area in Bayshore Drive changed from tourism to residential

Go straight to the source on the Future Water Project

Rous County Council has announced a series of information days to be held this month where the community can ‘drop in’ and find out more about the revised draft Future Water Project 2060.

Free mental health workshop for Byron businesses

Business owners in Byron Shire are invited to attend a free 'Healthy Mindset' workshop aimed at providing them with resources and tools to improve mental health and wellbeing, as well as the opportunity to connect with other business owners.


Jillian Spring, Billinudgel In the article –  At a gathering of trainspotters, 21/4/21 by David Lisle, re Tweed Council Rail Trail, it is noted in...