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March 1, 2021

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Hospital staff want to park for free while they work

It seems that Lismore Base isn’t the only hospital whose workers would like to park their cars for free while they work.

Other News

Pottsville’s controversial Men’s Shed extension to be advertised

The controversial Men’s Shed at Black Rocks Sports Fields in Pottsville is seeking to expand its footprint 12m to the west.

Praying for Vanuatu in Ballina

The World Day of Prayer is a gigantic ecumenical event staged on the first Friday of March.

Saltwater mob style

Story & photo Melissa Butters If you’ve ever tasted the wild fish rillettes from The Bay SmokeHouse you know what’s...

Mt Warning ban

Chris Gee, Byron Bay Indigenous readers be advised that the following letter contains references to persons deceased. I read with some...

Belongil beach hut

L S Lambert, Byron Bay The illegal building on Belongil Beach (Letters, 12 February) is a permanent structure with no...

Community bar – not

Liz Levy, Suffolk Park I couldn’t believe what I was reading in The Echo: a plan to turn an ‘iconic’...

Property in Focus

Prestigious 268 Acre Hinterland Property

151 Federal Drive, Federal

First National is proud to present to the market possibly the largest, privately owned land holding in the Byron Shire.

This 268 acre allotment is one of the most prestigious parcels of land in the Byron Bay Hinterland with numerous possibilities including massive income earning potential and a lifestyle second to none.

Positioned high on the ridgeline between Federal and Eureka, this spectacular property offers parklike grounds with unsurpassed rural views of the surrounding countryside through to Minyon Falls and the valleys below.

Usable and productive, the land boasts rich, deep volcanic soil and an abundance of water from a permanent spring, 10 large water tanks, man-made dam and excellent yearly rainfall.

The accommodation on the estate is expansive with a large main homestead with self-contained flat, manager’s quarters and a guest cottage. Please visit our website for full details.

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Inspection: By Appointment

Details: Contact Agent for Price

Enquiries: Helen Huntly-Barratt 0412 332 232


Submit Best Offer by 4pm, 31st March

35 Alcorn Street, Suffolk Park

This beach house is on Byron Bay’s popular Suffolk Park Beach where surfing, fishing, swimming are right at your doorstep. The property has a multi-level floor plan, designed to make the best use of space and light.

An open plan kitchen, dining and family room steps to hardwood timber deck overlooking the beach reserve. This reserve offers direct access to the beach.

Upstairs features the main bedroom,with a walk through robe, en-suite and an office/ dressing room. Off this main bedroom is a large private balcony overlooking the beachside bush.

At the front of the property is a large self-contained area with private access including a double bedroom with en-suite bathroom and a living area.

This property is being sold fully furnished.

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Open: Saturday, 7 March 10.00 – 10.30am

Details: Interest Over $995,000

Enquiries: Helen Huntly-Barratt 0412 332 232


International Women’s Day kerfuffle at Ballina

One councillor walked out of Ballina Council's recent meeting during an emotional discussion about speakers at an upcoming IWD event.

Croquet club gets new turf as it prepares to host NSW championship

The Byron Bay Croquet Club is ready for another big year that includes new turf, hosting a state championship and building on last year’s membership growth.

Ahoy m’hearties young and old in Bangalow

‘Ahoy m’hearties’ was the catchcry at Bangalow Parklands on Saturday afternoon during the Connecting Generations Pirate Party.

Blue-green algae amber alert still active at Uki

Last Thursday Tweed Shire Council issued an amber alert for blue-green algae in the Tweed River at Uki, with Clarrie Hall Dam remaining on a green alert. This morning they say the alerts are still active.