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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.

Other News

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.

Co-op meeting

Annette Snow, Myocum As a Mullumbimby Rural Co-op shareholder of 42 years and a past employee of over 13 years,...

What’s going on with gas?

David Lowe According to the prime minister, we’re in the midst of a ‘gas-led recovery’. Until about five minutes ago,...

Honouring midwives on their International day

Many of us have a midwife to thank for our safe arrival from the womb, these specialised 'catching' hands are a blessing to both mum and bub in hospitals and in the home.

Interview with Madeleine West

Madeleine West is a nationally acclaimed actress who is one of the many talents who lives in our region. Not just a soap star (some might know her as Dee Bliss from Neighbours), Madeleine has an extensive performance training background and she’s going to be sharing her Theatresports expertise with kids at the Byron Comedy Fest.

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. 

Property in Focus

Family home with separate studio

45 Beech Drive, Suffolk Park


A wonderful combination of light filled living, modern style and fabulous entertaining areas.

Recently renovated this home includes a modern light kitchen with open plan dining and living room. East facing patios with an extensive deck area great for entertaining. There are three good sized bedrooms, 2 with built-in wardrobes.

Adjoining the home is a well appointed self contained studio with own separate entry and courtyard. Ideal for guests or home office.

The gardens are well established creating ample privacy. Fully fenced this fantastic property offers lots of options to both home owners and investors.

This home is a central but private location close to pre-schools, Shaz n Baz, Suffolk Park shops with the Green Garage Bakery and tavern, bike tracks and within walking distance to Tallow Beach, Suffolk Park.

Currently tenanted with a 6 month lease in place $800.00 per week

For further information or to arrange an inspection please call the agent.

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Open: By appointment

Details: Auction Pending

Enquiries: Sharon McInnes 0408 659 649


Great family home in Suffolk Park

4 Coogera Circuit, Suffolk Park


An excellent opportunity exists to secure a well-built 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom family home in Suffolk Park.

Situated on a level 606m2 block, this is a great opportunity to enter the Byron Bay market.

The kitchen is north facing and adjoins the open plan dining and living rooms and overlooks the patio and the fabulous back yard. Ample room for expansion or for a game of cricket.

The gardens are well established and low maintenance.

Single level in design with a double lock up garage, this wonderful home is fully fenced and positioned in a quiet setting, moments to public transport, golf course, Baz n Shaz, schools, beaches and tavern.

This could be your perfect start!

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Open: Saturday, 23 January 10.00 – 10.30am

Details: $650,000 to $690,000

Enquiries: Sharon McInnes 0408 659 649


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.