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Honours shared in premiership football derby

Byron Bay FC were fourth placed on the Football Far North Coast premiership ladder after a 3-3 draw playing away against Mullumbimby Brunswick Valley FC in round seven of the competition.

Other News

Lismore council flirts with ‘koala-killer’ status

The fate of one of the state’s last koala populations appears to lie in the hands of the Lismore City Council after an extraordinary meeting Thursday afternoon.

Closed door decisions to determine coastal works

The Northern Regional Planning Panel (NRPP) will this week quietly decide whether temporary coastal protection works at Clarkes Beach will be allowed to remain there for a further five years under the authority of two government agencies.

Opinion: What a Dutton might say, and did…

'At a recent gathering, I murmured something faintly conservative, and quick as a flash I was called a "Dutton"...' 

Letters to the editor

The letters deadline for The Echo is noon Friday. Letters longer than 200 words may be cut. The publication of letters is at the discretion of the letters editor.

Enova enters into voluntary administration

The Enova Community Energy Board announced Tuesday that Enova Community Energy and Enova Energy, its retail electricity arm, have been placed into voluntary administration.

Honours shared in premiership football derby

Byron Bay FC were fourth placed on the Football Far North Coast premiership ladder after a 3-3 draw playing away against Mullumbimby Brunswick Valley FC in round seven of the competition.

Property in Focus

FNBB-546-6ElectraClLocation, Location… Walk To CBD and Beach

2/6 Electra Close, Byron Bay



This desirable townhouse is in a great location within easy walking distance to Byron Bay’s town centre, beaches, schools, sporting fields and metres to the popular Mac’s Cafe and Green Garage.

The ground floor features an open plan kitchen, dining and lounge with access onto a covered north facing entertaining area and private fenced courtyard.

There is a single lock up garage with storage space and direct access, separate laundry and a 3rd toilet also on the ground floor.

The upper level offers 3 bedrooms; the master has a walk in robe and ensuite. The 2nd and 3rd bedroom have built in robes and are central to the main bathroom and separate W/C.

Located at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac, the complex is secure and friendly with a lovely in ground swimming pool. Holiday letting is not permitted.

This is an incredible lifestyle location where you can leave the car at home and walk or cycle to your favorite shops and the beach.

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Open: Saturday, 14 November 10.00 – 10.30am
Details: Interest Over $599,000
Enquiries: Helen Huntly-Barratt 0412 332 232  


FNBB-546-271GoremansRdEasy Care, North Facing 5 Acre Lifestyle Block

271 Goremans Road, Eureka


Here is a rare opportunity to purchase 4 acres with house and pool, plus gardens, orchard, chicken coup and paddocks that make the most of what our beautiful Hinterland has to offer.

Set well back from the road this north-east facing house has multiple quiet places to admire the gardens and rolling hills.

Upstairs beautiful timber floors connect the 3 good sized bedrooms and the open plan lounge/living/dining area. The renovated kitchen looks over the vege garden and opens to a deck.

Downstairs is another bathroom, laundry and a large garage that lends itself to a rumpus or separate living area. There is also an attached carport and large garden shed. Town water is just another added bonus.

Located only 8 minutes to the charming village of Federal, 15 minutes to Bangalow and 30 minutes to Byron Bay, this is a brilliant position offering peace, privacy and a family friendly community of Eureka.

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Open: Saturday, 14 November 2.00 – 2.30pm
Details: Interest Over $679,000
Enquiries: Helen Huntly-Barratt 0412 332 232, Luke Elwin 0421 375 635


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Local triathletes claim another title

The Byron Bay Breakers Triathlon Club has won the North Coast Interclub series for the second time after finishing on top of the table ahead of the Clarence Valley Stingrays and Hat Head Hammerheads.

Lismore City Council votes against land-swaps and buybacks

The Lismore City Council has voted against asking the federal government and NSW Northern Rivers Reconstruction Commission [NRRC] for prioritised land buybacks and swaps after devastating floods earlier this year.

Casino teenager charged with murder

An 18-year-old Casino man is to face Lismore Local Court today charged with murder.