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May 8, 2021

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Join Clarkes Beach paddle out this weekend to stop massive oil and gas field project

Hundreds of local surfers and water-lovers will paddle out at Clarke’s Beach over the weekend to protest against a massive oil and gas field proposed for the NSW coast.

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19-yr-old charged after alleged Mercedes joy ride in Tweed shire

A 19-year-old Tweed Heads South man faces a string of charges related to car theft on the Northern Rivers.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Killer Crocs!

When I was 18, to rebel against the world my parents had created, I shaved a half Mohawk, encouraged my hair to stand on end, grew my armpit hair, wore torn black rags, too much eyeliner and wore 18-hole Dr. Martens boots. These days, to give their parents the shits, the kids are wearing Crocs. With socks. They’re going for comfort.

What’s your opinion on the COVID vax?

Even though the Federal government refuses to take responsibility for the slow rollout of COIVID vaccines across the country you can still have your say on its rollout locally.

Ballina Shire for the next 4 years: time to have your say

The Ballina Shire Council’s Draft Delivery Program and Operational Plan 2021/22 - 2024/25 will be on exhibition until the 28th of May with provisions for public feedback. 

House? What house? Stolen car crashes into Terranora house

Police say a house in Terranora is significantly damaged thanks to a mystery thief in a stolen car crashing into it over the weekend.

The top non-invasive skin treatments for glowing skin

With all the time we spend in the sun, our skin can start to show signs of aging sooner than we’d like. But the idea of an invasive treatment to fix skin problems is likely not the first choice for many people.

Property in Focus

Rare Compact Units In Prime Location

2 & 3/71 Banksia Drive, Byron Bay

Situated on an 1800m2 block in a complex of only six, these two industrial units present a great opportunity to get in to the Byron Bay Arts and Industrial Estate.

Plenty of parking and a large green area make these units a rare find. There are multiple options for occupying or renting one or both if the units.

Unit 3 has a grease trap and has operated as a commercial kitchen.

Unit 2 approx 55m2 internal space plus bathroom

Unit 3 approx 75m2 internal space plus bathroom

Available separately or together.

This is a premium location. You can easily walk to the shopping centre, Sunrise residential estate and North Byron Beach Resort. It is a 5 minute drive into Byron Bay’s CBD or an easy ride on the designated cycling path.

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Open: By appointment

Details: From $299,000

Enquiries: Luke Elwin 0421 375 635, Paul Prior 0418 324 297


FNBB-PIF-BrokenHeadRdYour Byron Lifestyle Property is Here!

5/64-70 Broken Head Road, Byron Bay


This large ground floor luxury apartment is in the Byron Links, one of the best resort style complexes in the area, and offers a private garden courtyard.

The 3 double sized bedroom, 2 bathroom property encompasses this glorious lifestyle perfectly – featuring bright and airy rooms capturing the sunlight in winter and offering breezes in the summer!

The large kitchen with granite benchtops overlooks the open plan living dining area, which leads to the sun filled garden courtyard.

Some of the other features that make this lovely east facing apartment, and The Links such a popular choice are:

• Pool & Tennis Court

• On Site Management

• Quiet & Secure

• Directly next door to the Byron Bay Golf Course

• Walk to Beach, Golf Course & The Deck Restaurant

This apartment displays quality through every room  and the added bonus of a double garage.

This makes it a perfect choice for owner-occupied, holiday let or permanent rental home.

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Inspect: By Appointment

Details: $639,000

Enquiries: Paul Prior 0418 324 297, Luke Elwin 0421 375 635


Man dead after boat capsizes near Yamba

Police say a man has died and a second has been taken to hospital after a boat capsized south of Yamba this morning.

Jonson Street bus shelter gone and an era ended

Byron Shire Council says that the wooden bus shelter on Jonson Street outside the Byron Visitors Centre is being removed today with all bus services operating from the new bus interchange on Butler Street in Byron Bay

Upside down river

Tim Harrington, Lennox Head Letter contributor Richard White (letters 21/4/21) quite correctly identifies the Richmond River as an ‘upside down river’ and nowhere is this more...

Ballina Dragons’ great results at Urunga

The Ballina Dragon Boat Racing Club is a group of paddling people from all walks of life who enjoy being out on the water having fun and keeping fit.