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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.

Other News

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,...

Miracles left, right and centre?

It's emerged Scott Morrison had used a taxpayer-funded VIP jet to attend a Pentecostal conference on the Gold Coast.

Create the opportunity for everyone to follow their dreams

Local dance group Sprung!! is an integrated dance theatre that has built a community program that creates space for...

The legal smoke

Paul Rea, Coorabell While Labor stopped taking donations from the tobacco industry in 2004 and the Liberals followed suit a...

No air for Ben

Rhonda Ansiewicz, Federal Stop giving Franklin air time. Mayor Richardson, in his usual fashion, joins up with his mate Franklin...

From go to whoa – Norco Primex expo covers it all

Norco and Primex are bringing a three-day sustainable farming and primary industry expo to you.

Property in Focus

Stunning Lifestyle Property In Sought After Location

120 Lagoon Drive, Myocum

This beautiful elevated lifestyle property in sought after Myocum is an absolute must see!

Set on 9615m2 (over 2 acres) with landscaped gardens, you can enjoy total peace and privacy whilst only being minutes’ drive to Mullumbimby and Byron’s beaches.

The lovingly restored circa 1910 Queenslander boasts stunning views from Mt Chincogan to the rolling hinterland hills. The large, covered balconies are ideal to entertain family and friends.

Separate guest rooms and bathroom downstairs open to an enormous undercover area ideal for indoor /outdoor living or creative pursuits.

This is country living with all the comforts - NBN, ample water and 40 minutes’ drive to Gold Coast International airport.

Features include;

•            North aspect

•            Hoop pine flooring, high ceilings, stained glass and ornate fretwork

•            Family lounge with new combustion stove and ceiling fan

•            Kitchen with 5 burner stainless steel gas stove and DW

•            4 bedrooms plus study or 5 bedrooms

•            2kw solar feed in system producing ~9 kw/h a day

•            2 bay horse stable

•            Planted more than 1000 trees – mainly bird attracting and natives local to the area

•            Excellent variety of fruit trees

•            140m2 organic vegetable garden with 40m2 shadehouse

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Open: Thursday 4.00 – 4.30pm and Saturday 9.00 – 9.30am

Details: Auction 14th May 2pm Onsite

Enquiries: Su Reynolds 0428 888 660, Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698


A Great Lifestyle! Walk to Beach & Town

21 Scott Street, Byron Bay


Located at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac, 50 metres away is direct beach access through the Arakawal National Park to Tallow Beach. Known to locals as Dolphins Beach all the pleasures in life such as surfing, swimming and sunset strolls are all on your doorstep.

Features include a light filled open plan lounge and dining area with adjoining kitchen.

There are 3 bedrooms (2 with built in robes), central bathroom, separate W/C and separate laundry.

Set on 630m2 with an outdoor patio, free standing double lock up garage and north facing backyard.

This location is highly desirable offering peace and privacy with the convenience of having Byron Bay’s town centre and schools just around the corner.

If this sounds like the beachside lifestyle that you are after, call or email us for further information.

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Open:Saturday, 23 April 11.00 – 11.30am

Details: $870,000 to $900,000

Enquiries: Su Reynolds 0428 888 660


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.