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Honours shared in premiership football derby

Byron Bay FC were fourth placed on the Football Far North Coast premiership ladder after a 3-3 draw playing away against Mullumbimby Brunswick Valley FC in round seven of the competition.

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People with peace in their hearts?

In reference to the full page advertisement (it clearly states that it is an advertisement, and really is nothing...

Elliot’s still sore

You (The Echo), rightly so, have a dig (in Backlash) at right-wing media outlets for mindless repetition of discredited...

Perplexed

Perplexed to read Richard Jones’ article ‘Now’s the time for those reforms’, when the opening sentence quotes: ‘Just over...

Opinion: What a Dutton might say, and did…

'At a recent gathering, I murmured something faintly conservative, and quick as a flash I was called a "Dutton"...' 

Palestine’s ‘terra nullius’ and children’s body armour

Firstly, the Zionist regime of Israel is an apartheid regime. It is based on the dispossession, expropriation, expulsion and...

Suspected Tweed Heads meth lab dismantled

Specialist police units along with NSW Fire and Rescue have been dismantling an alleged meth lab in Tweed Heads this morning, police said.

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: By Appointment
Details: $930,000 to $990,000

Enquiries: James Young 0419 856 840, Luke Elwin 0421 375 635

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Classic Country Charm

21 Johnstons Lane, Main Arm

This stunning character home on 6 acres offers an easy country lifestyle only 5 minutes from Mullumbimby and 15 minutes’ drive to the beach at Brunswick Heads.

The 100 year old property named "Glen Isle" is steeped in history, built circa 1912 it was once used as a meeting place for local women during WWI.

The main house has 4 bedrooms and a renovated bathroom, all opening on to the north facing verandah. The large family room and dining area have hardwood floors and lead through to a quality handmade timber kitchen. There is also an office and sunroom.

The pool is situated on the north east side of the verandah.

The outbuildings include;

  • A one bed self-contained studio
  • Double lock up garage
  • A workshop made from locally harvested and milled timber with 3 phase power. Continue to use as a workshop or convert in to an artist’s studio or even a self-contained cottage (STCA)
  • There are also 2 large machinery sheds and a garden shed.

There is abundant water, with 2 tanks, a bore, and pumping access to the river. The land is fenced and from the verandah you can see the almost the entire property.

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Open: By Appointment
Details: $1,150,000 to $1,250,000
Enquiries: Luke Elwin 0421 375 635, Helene Adams 0412 139 807

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Local triathletes claim another title

The Byron Bay Breakers Triathlon Club has won the North Coast Interclub series for the second time after finishing on top of the table ahead of the Clarence Valley Stingrays and Hat Head Hammerheads.

Lismore City Council votes against land-swaps and buybacks

The Lismore City Council has voted against asking the federal government and NSW Northern Rivers Reconstruction Commission [NRRC] for prioritised land buybacks and swaps after devastating floods earlier this year.

Casino teenager charged with murder

An 18-year-old Casino man is to face Lismore Local Court today charged with murder.