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May 8, 2021

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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.

Other News

Rous County Dam

Jo Faith, Newtown Strong objections to the proposed development of this dam have been articulated by the Indigenous Heritage First...

Thousands of sober stoners march for drug law reform in Nimbin

Nimbin HEMP Embassy President Michael Balderstone said he was surprised at the high turn-out, given a heavy police presence on streets surrounding the rainforest village.

Wanted: Bangalow and Byron ‘Induzzy’ reps for town projects

Residents of Bangalow and the Byron Arts and Industry Estate are invited to apply for positions on the Byron Shire Council’s Place Planning Collective

An operetta and children’s theatre for NORPA

NOPRA has announced recipients of the theatre company’s two artist residencies.

Native Title declared on Evans Head after 25-year fight

Last week the court met on Evans Head, where 52 small parcels of land covering a total of 7.2 square kilometres were given native title.

Co-op meeting

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

Property in Focus

FNBB-PIF-512-9-CapeVistaDrThe Ultimate Entertainers Haven

9 Cape Vista Drive, Ewingsdale


Set within a semi-rural environment only minutes to Byron Bay, this property offers breathtaking views of the Lighthouse, gorgeous sunrises and ocean glimpses.

Timber floors, high ceilings and generous room proportions feature throughout with 4 bedrooms, an office with a separate entry, 3 bathrooms, a self-contained living area for guests and various indoor and outdoor living spaces most of which have views to the lighthouse.

The modern kitchen boasts servery windows opening out to an entertaining room overlooking the pool. Adjacent to the kitchen is the open plan dining area which leads down to a magnificent living room. Bi-fold doors open onto the balcony deck. Downstairs is the self-contained living area and upstairs are 4 large bedrooms.

Positioned in a quiet cul-de-sac, a real sense of space is felt with over 2000m2 of private and well established gardens, large vegetable patch with many fruit trees, the pool and a great level yard.

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Open: Saturday, 21 March 1.00 – 1.30pm

Details: Auction Pending

Enquiries: Sharon McInnes 0408 659 649


FNBB-PIF-512-3BowerStSensational Opportunity!

3 Bower Street, Brunswick Heads


Located in a quiet street close to the river and just 10 minutes walk to the beach, this charming home is set on just over 1000m2, has 2 street frontages and offers dual income potential with a separate studio.

The home features a large open plan living, dining and kitchen with timber flooring. This area flows onto 2 covered entertainer’s decks.

There are 3 bedrooms, bathroom and separate laundry. The master bedroom is spacious with a WIR, ensuite and access onto the rear deck.

Set away from the house, the studio has a kitchen, dining and lounge. There is a bedroom with a WIR and a combined bathroom/laundry. This studio offers great options.

The rear yard has veggie gardens and a lock up shed, which would be ideal for a home office, workshop or storage. There is also the potential for further redevelopment (STCA).

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Open: Saturday, 21 March 10.00 – 10.30am

Details: Auction Onsite Saturday, 28 March 1pm, Auction Interest Over $975,000

Enquiries: Sharon McInnes 0408 659 649 


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.