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Shooting in Nimbin

There is a police operation currently underway in Nimbin following a shooting earlier today.

Other News

There’s a Byron Shire north?

Jenny Mansfield, Ocean Shores I received a calendar via letterbox drop from Alan Hunter ‘Vote 1 for Byron Shire Council’. They...

Kingscliff’s new ambulance station won’t be on State Significant Farmland

Concerns over the new Kingscliff Ambulance station being placed on State Significant Farmland were raised following the announcement of funding for the new ambulance station by Health Minister Brad Hazzard earlier this month.

Why the rush?

Jason Beaumont, Suffolk Park I wanted to respond the brain aneurysm-causing letter by one Sara Rath (21 July). The letter writer...

Cartoon of the week – 28 July, 2021

We love to receive letters, but not every letter will be published; the publication of letters is at the discretion of the online and print letters editors.

Saddle Road land snapped up for $10m

A picturesque property in Brunswick Heads that was once slated to become an eco-village may become a light industrial precinct after the owners sold it to a developer for $10 million. 

Staged rollout change for large OS DA

Plans by a developer to change the staged rollout for a large Ocean Shores subdivision, and nine dwellings on 11 and 13 Warrambool Rd and 9 Bian Crt, Ocean Shores, are now on exhibition on Council’s website.

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


Knife-wielding criminal on the loose in Byron Bay

A terrifying media release is still on the loose in Byron Bay after escaping from the computers of Council candidates Rhett Holt and Cr Alan Hunter.  'It is a frightful to wake up at three in the morning to a man blood dripping with a backpack full of knives using your shower,' the [sic] release said...

Independent assessment needed to determine use of Alstonville aquifers

The Save Alstonville Aquifer Group have raised concerns regarding the potential impact on the aquifer of making it part of the Rous County Council...

Dog off-leash parks coming to Tweed

Tweed Shire Council is seeking feedback from the community on off-leash dog parks at Bray Park and Banora Point. ‘The draft concept plan for John...

Byron businesses buckle down

The Greater Sydney lockdown has had a direct impact on local businesses who have seen a dramatic fall in customer numbers, particularly in Byron Bay.