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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

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.

Tweed Council ‘opt in’ to States agritourism – with conditions

The ‘confusing’ Agritourism SEPP was once again back on the table at last week's Tweed Council meeting as Cr Firth pushed to 'opt-out' over the State government's lack detail on conditions.

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.

Climate-related disasters influenced the election, Climate Council says

There was a clear connection between climate change-related disasters and voting in the Federal Election, according to the Climate Council.

Cartoon of the week – 25 May, 2022

The Echo loves your letters and is proud to provide a community forum on the issues that matter most to our readers and the people of the NSW north coast. So don't be a passive reader, send us your epistles.

Incarceration Nation screens as part of Reconciliation Week

As part of Reconciliation Week (May 27 to June 3), Sisters for Reconciliation and the Cavanbah Reconciliation group will host a screening and discussion of the powerful documentary, Incarceration Nation.

Property in Focus


Private Family Retreat In Lilli Pilli

33 Lilli Pilli Drive, Byron Bay

 

Perfectly positioned in popular Lilli Pilli, this attractive home on a huge 1079m2 block is ideal for those seeking space, privacy and an indoor/outdoor lifestyle.

The home is set over 2 levels with spotted gum flooring and quality finishes throughout.

An open plan kitchen, dining and lounge flows through to an expansive wrap around, covered deck which is ideal for entertaining. The kitchen is stunning with solid Blackbutt bench tops and a top of the range ILEV oven and gas cook top.

The ground floor also hosts 2 bedrooms, a study, stylish bathroom with Travertine tiles, a lovely sunroom plus a rumpus room.

The upper level comprises a luxe main bedroom with an ensuite, WIR and a private balcony overlooking the beautifully manicured leafy grounds.

Located within walking distance to Tallow Beach, schools, the Roadhouse Cafe and a short drive to Byron Bay's town centre, this area offers the best of both worlds!

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Open: Saturday, 12 September 1.00 – 1.30pm
Details: Interest Over $890,000
Enquiries: Paul Banister 0438 856 552

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Stylish & Spacious Home

83 Caniaba Crescent, Suffolk Park

 

Perfectly positioned in a peaceful, family orientated neighbourhood in Baywood Chase, this 2 level, 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom home offers a great lifestyle.

The ground level has separate access and features the 4th bed, lounge area, bathroom and laundry.

Upstairs has an open plan kitchen, meals, living and study area that flows through to a covered entertainer's deck. With a private, leafy outlook this is the ideal space to relax.

Hardwood timber floors feature throughout most of the home. The large main bedroom has an ensuite and WIR.

The backyard is north facing and boasts a swimming pool overlooking bushland. There are no neighbours at the rear and the property has beautiful established gardens.

A large double lock up garage and under house storage areas complete the package.

This is a great location close to the Golf Course, Tallow Beach and Suffolk Park Shops and Tavern.

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Open: Saturday, 12 September 11.00 – 11.30am 
Details: Interest over $950,000
Enquiries: Paul Banister 0438 856 552

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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.