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May 29, 2022

Latest News

Primex Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo new date confirmed

After being postponed due to the flooding and ongoing wet weather the 2022 Primex Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo and will now go ahead on November 10–12.

Other News

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Another Day in Hope Purgatory

Politics is a phenomenal experience. To work harder than you thought possible, to put yourself so absolutely in the public domain full of hope and belief. Then to ask for judgement. It’s high stakes. A kind of ethical and philosophical extreme sport.

Reactivating Lismore with markets

Lismore CBD is about to receive a boost with two of its largest markets coming to Lismore’s CBD to help reactivate local economy and sense of community. 

Local author’s first children’s book weaves a magical tale

After writing three successful novels for adults, local author Sarah Armstrong could have been forgiven for staying on the same path with her fourth offering.

Recognising 50 years of police service

When John 'Jack' Keough moved to Byron Bay police station in 1982 there was still a station sheep that kept the grass down and goats still roamed Cape Byron. Sargent Keough began his career in policing in 1972 when he walked into the Redfern Academy to join the police force. 

Fugly Design Award

I would like to second Nick Buckley’s idea for the Fugly Architectural Design Award (in last week’s Echo). Perhaps...

Frida’s Field: nose-to-tail lunch

On Saturday 4 June, Frida’s Field will pay homage to their holistically-reared Angus-Wagyu cattle by hosting a special five-course...

Property in Focus

Alcorn Street’s Premier Position

1 Alcorn Street, Suffolk Park


Proudly presenting to the market is the 1st home on the northern end of Alcorn St, with no neighbours to the north. Set amongst a lush tropical environment with direct access to Tallow Beach metres from your front door, this is an absolutely prime beachfront location. The home is incredibly unique with contemporary architecture complemented by rare exotic gardens set on a private 665m2.

Features include;
• Quality built by Rod Sironen Constructions just 3 years ago
• Silver Ash timber flooring
• Luxe master bedroom with a WIR, ensuite and huge private balcony
• Both bathrooms are fitted out with highest quality fixtures and imported tiles
• Magnificent living space with floor to ceilings doors opening onto a wraparound entertainer’s veranda with Granite Pavers
• Modern kitchen with composite marble benches, soft touch cabinetry, Ilve gas cooktop, Ilve electric oven and Miele dishwasher.
• 4 panel solar power and solar hot water
• Fully secure Alarm System, LED lights and A/C throughout

This is a rare opportunity to secure your ultimate beachfront position.

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Open: By appointment
Details: Interest Over $1,495,000
Enquiries: James Young 0419 856 840, Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698


Rare Block Of Land in Suffolk Park

Lot 4 133-141 Broken Head Road, Suffolk Park

Here is an outstanding opportunity to purchase a rare parcel of land in Cypress Grove which is a beautiful 5 lot subdivision in Suffolk Park.

This 897m2 north facing allotment is flat and set in a natural environment close to Tallow Beach, Suffolk Park shops and Tavern and close to public transport.

Get in quick to secure your own very exclusive block at this fabulous location and build your dream beach house!

Call or email us for further details.

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Open: By Appointment
Details: Interest Over $469,000
Enquiries: James Young 0419 856 840


Reasons to be cheerful

After nine long years of being led by the least among us, Australia’s future feels optimistic. Thanks, Western Australia, you were instrumental in booting those numpties out! 

Regrets for treatment of Wardell CORE?

After Ballina Council's recent decision, at its Finance and Facilities Committee Meeting, to effectively evict the Wardell Community Organised Resilience Effort (CORE) from the War Memorial Hall, in mid-flood recovery, some were having second thoughts at their Ordinary Meeting yesterday.

Keep your eyes and ears open for Albert’s Lyrebird

Tweed Council is asking that you put your best bird listening ears on this June and capture the sounds of a rare bird.

Progress at Ross Lane?

The perennial question 'is Ross Lane open?' edged closer to an answer yesterday, with Ballina Council discussing a range of options to solve the flooding problem which regularly cuts off Lennox's main access to the west. Ross Lane has been closed again this week.