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July 31, 2021

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Shooting in Nimbin

There is a police operation currently underway in Nimbin following a shooting earlier today.

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COVID traveller at Ballina Airport and North Coast sewage test results

A public health alert has been issued after a positive COVID-19 case travelled on the Virgin Australia flight VA1139 from Sydney, arriving in Ballina on 14 July at 11.45am.

Regional Lions Club funding gets a new 10-seater for the Rainbow Dragons

Ross Kendall The Rainbow Region Dragon Boat Club (RRDBC) will have a new, 10-seater boat for competition training thanks to...

Why the rush?

Sara Rath, Goonengerry I was born in Byron Bay and I am deeply concerned for the known and unknown impacts of...

With avocados, farmer fresh is best

There are many different avocado varieties, but walk around the supermarket and you might get the impression there is...

Cyclist dies in collision after refusing police request to stop – Casino

A cyclist has died following a collision with a vehicle after police asked him to stop.

Cherry-picked COVID-19 statistics: Were the weekend’s ‘Freedom Rallies’ based on science?

A flyer recently dropped into the letterboxes of some New South Wales residents urged people to attend the controversial ‘Freedom Rallies’ – Let’s break it down and present some context.

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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Knife-wielding criminal on the loose in Byron Bay

A terrifying media release is still on the loose in Byron Bay after escaping from the computers of Council candidates Rhett Holt and Cr Alan Hunter.  'It is a frightful to wake up at three in the morning to a man blood dripping with a backpack full of knives using your shower,' the [sic] release said...

Independent assessment needed to determine use of Alstonville aquifers

The Save Alstonville Aquifer Group have raised concerns regarding the potential impact on the aquifer of making it part of the Rous County Council...

Dog off-leash parks coming to Tweed

Tweed Shire Council is seeking feedback from the community on off-leash dog parks at Bray Park and Banora Point. ‘The draft concept plan for John...

Byron businesses buckle down

The Greater Sydney lockdown has had a direct impact on local businesses who have seen a dramatic fall in customer numbers, particularly in Byron Bay.