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March 2, 2021

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Lennox Rise development clears another hurdle

The massive new residential development planned west of Epiq in Lennox Head continued its progress towards becoming reality at the last Ballina Shire Council meeting.

Other News

Byron police assault trial could attract human rights law analysis

Northern Rivers policeman accused of youth assault to continue facing trial.

Community bar – not

Liz Levy, Suffolk Park I couldn’t believe what I was reading in The Echo: a plan to turn an ‘iconic’...

Council’s power

Matthew O’Reilly I refer to Ian Pickles’ letter, titled ‘Developers’ power’ (Letters, 10 February). Generally, I must agree with most of...

Resilience through biodiversity and awareness

The Byron Shire Resilience and Regeneration Roadshow will be in Brunswick Heads this Saturday, as part of a series of events across the region tackling the question: ‘How do we create more resilient communities in 2021?’

TGA obstructs prescription psilocybin, MDMA

Imagine that some crazy professors convince a bunch of participants at a five-day mindfulness retreat to agree to take part in an experiment where half of them are given magic mushrooms, and half of them a placebo.

Police looking for missing Pottsville woman

Police say they are seeking public assistance to locate a woman missing from Pottsville for almost a week.

Property in Focus


Prime Ewingsdale Opportunity

71 Plantation Drive, Ewingsdale

Sprawled on a beautiful easy care 6564m2 block with slight elevation, this hardwood timber home offers opportunity to create a beautiful family property or a wonderful investment with options to add a self-contained studio (STCA).

This home features beautiful brushbox timber floors, light filled interiors, open plan living, high ceilings and exposed beams throughout the upper and lower levels.

At the top of the timber staircase is the large main bedroom with a full ensuite through the walk in robe and leafy views from all windows while the other two double size bedrooms are on the lower level.

This private haven captures the morning sun on the timber deck that wraps around the home while taking in the tranquil surroundings and bushland vistas.

There is a separate lock up garage with toilet and shower.

Ewingsdale is only a short drive into the heart of Byron Bay town centre and pristine beaches and only a 45 minute drive to Coolangatta Airport.

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Open: Saturday 30 April 12.00 – 12.30pm

Details: $930,000 to $990,000

Enquiries: James Young 0419 856 840

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Your Opportunity To Secure Your Dream

15 Bryce Street, Suffolk Park

Ideally positioned in a quiet, peaceful street between Tallow Beach and Suffolk Park shops.

Features;

• 748m2 of level land

• Double brick rendered home

• 4-5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms

• East facing backyard

• Opportunity to refresh the home to your desire

• Comfortable level walk to shops, tavern, surf and dog friendly beach

• Cycle track to Byron Bay town centre

This is LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION!

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Open: Thursday 28 April 4.00 – 4.30pm, Saturday 30 April 12.00 – 12.30pm

Details: $940,000 to $1,030,000

Enquiries: James Young 0419 856 840

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So you think you’d like to run for Council?

Residents considering running for Tweed Council can attend briefing sessions to find out about being a councillor ahead of local government elections.

Ballina Dragons invite public to have a go

The Ballina Dragon Boat Racing Club is having a come and try day on Saturday 6 March, on the Richmond River at Ballina.

Hospital staff want to park for free while they work

It seems that Lismore Base isn’t the only hospital whose workers would like to park their cars for free while they work.

International Women’s Day kerfuffle at Ballina

One councillor walked out of Ballina Council's recent meeting during an emotional discussion about speakers at an upcoming IWD event.