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March 2, 2021

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Soli becalmed in NSW Pro surf series

Local surfer Soli Bailey has finished in second place at the Mad Mex Maroubra Pro World Surf League Qualifying Series event held at Sydney’s Maroubra beach last weekend.

Other News

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.

Community bar – not

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

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: There is no place like home… actually there are no places

Local low income residents in Byron Bay are the human koalas of our Shire. They too have lost much of their habitat. We need affordable housing now, not in three years, or five years, or ten. Now.

Bringing down the heat in our ‘hood

How well we survive the future depends on our vision for our towns and suburbs – and on how we bring that vision about.


Dr Matt Landos, East Ballina There is the real news and then there is the fake news. The radio news announced...

Praying for Vanuatu in Ballina

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

Property in Focus

Exciting opportunity to build your dream!

32/24 Scott Street, Byron Bay

A unique opportunity exists to build an architecturally designed home in the prestigious and highly popular Oasis Resort.

Elevated and secluded, this 302m2 block faces east enjoying refreshing sea breezes with views of Cape Byron Lighthouse and Arakawal National Park. There are approved plans and construction certificates to build your dream beachside abode which we have available for you to peruse.

Oasis Resort allows various options from living in your new home, holiday letting or permanently renting. Surrounded by bush on 6 tropical lush acres, this quiet haven close to Byron Bay’s town centre is ideal and it is only a 400 metre scenic walk to the pristine sands of Tallow Beach.

There are full resort facilities available which include: On site managers available,18 metre heated pool, spa, sauna, poolside bbq, full size flood lit tennis court, games room, gym and a tiny tots play area.

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Open:By Appointment

Details: Interest Over $400,000

Enquiries: Paul Banister 0438 856 552


Spacious 4 Bedroom Family Home on 1069m2

3 Inderwong Avenue, Ocean Shores



Here is a fantastic opportunity to purchase a spacious 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 living family home with a free standing double garage set on a huge 1069m2 block.

The home is well designed over 2 levels. A decked entry leads you into the downstairs area which has a lounge room, bedroom with built in robe, bathroom and a separate laundry. There is access onto a covered and paved entertaining area which is private and overlooks the lovely established gardens.

Upstairs features an open plan kitchen, dining and living area. There are 3 bedrooms with BIR’s, bathroom and separate W/C. The living space and 2 of the bedrooms open onto a fabulous deck.

There is great opportunity both upstairs and downstairs!

The grounds are beautifully maintained and private with tropical landscaping.

Positioned in a quiet cul-de-sac within easy walking distance to Ocean Shores shopping village, tavern and a short drive to the beach and Golf Course.

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Open: Saturday, 25 July 10.00 – 10.30am

Details: Interest Over $520,000

Enquiries: Paul Banister 0438 856 552, James Young 0419 856 840


Shores United win local derby in season opener

Shores United FC began their season in the Anzac Cup B football competition with a 3-1 win over local rivals the Mullumbimby Brunswick Valley FC last Sunday.

Ballina Dragon Boaters win world championships

Shelley Cornish from Tintenbar has won two gold medals in the world indoor rowing championships as well as a world record time, while husband Paul Hurley chimed in with a silver medal.

Senior players triumph at Cherry Street Croquet Club

The experience combination of Joan Campbell (92 years young) and Elaine Astley (89) were able to beat the field and collect a win in the Cherry Streety Twilight Golf Croquet Plate Competition held at Ballina.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 3 March, 2021

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 3 March, 2021