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May 7, 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.

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Byron Council to introduce car-free Sundays in the centre of town

Byron Council has taken a further step toward getting cars out of, and pedestrians into, the centre of Byron, by voting to introduce car-free Sundays.

Transforming lives, empowering individuals and uniting communities

A Sound Life, Australia’s first charity to transform the lives of people in need through free music, yoga and meditation programs is having an event this Sunday as a fundraiser for the COVID crisis in India.

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.

The top non-invasive skin treatments for glowing skin

With all the time we spend in the sun, our skin can start to show signs of aging sooner than we’d like. But the idea of an invasive treatment to fix skin problems is likely not the first choice for many people.

Is hydrogen part of a sustainable energy future?

There’s a lot to like about hydrogen. For starters, it’s abundant. Hydrogen can store excess renewable power. When liquified, it’s more energy intense than fossil alternatives. In a fuel cell, it can generate electricity. When it’s burned, the only by-product is water.

Love flowers at the market

As mothers across Australia look forward to (slightly burnt) toast in bed, the local farmers and producers in our...

Property in Focus


Stunning Contemporary Home In The Heart Of Bangalow

11 Campbell Street, Bangalow

With a style fitting of the pages of a home magazine, this ultra-modern home offers a multi-level floor plan, complete privacy, elevated treed views and yet only a short walk to Bangalow's Main Street with an array of quality cafés, restaurants and school.

Features include:

  • 3 spacious bedrooms, 2 with access to balcony
  • Study/dressing room off main bedroom
  • Large separate rumpus/media room or 4th bedroom
  • Large quality kitchen with stone benches, loads of storage and integrated European appliances
  • Kitchen and living room overlooks the pool
  • Well designed European laundry off kitchen
  • Feature ethanol fireplace in living room
  • Beautiful bathroom with floor to ceiling tiles, double sinks, freestanding bath and heated towel rail. Separate powder room.
  • Off street parking for 2 cars
  • Masses of storage throughout the entire home
  • Heated resort style pool and outdoor entertaining spaces
  • 100% private landscaped garden
  • Solar hot water
  • Private outdoor shower

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Open: Saturday, 2 May 11.00 – 11.30am

Details: Auction Onsite 16 May 1.00pm. Interest Over $725,000.

This property will be sold on or before auction.

Enquiries: Su Reynolds 0428 888 660

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One of the last remaining beachside lots!

2 Marattia Place, Suffolk Park

When you are on this 704m2 level corner lot with a north east aspect, it is unmistakable just how close to the beach you are. This open land enjoys uninterrupted natural light and you can hear the sounds of the ocean.

This land is ready to build on with many of the preliminary investigations done by the current owner.

With new homes commanding a premium price particularly in areas this close to the beach, this property presents an opportunity to build your dream home. With the extremely strong real estate market in beachside Suffolk Park this could also be an opportunity to build, sell and enjoy the profit!

The property is Torren's Title meaning no fees or restrictions.

Just 300m to Tallow Beach, a quick stroll to the shops and tavern and a bike track along the beach to schools and the centre of Byron Bay.

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Open: By Appointment

Details: Auction Onsite 23 May 3.00pm. Interest Over $575,000.

This property will be sold on or before auction.

Enquiries: Su Reynolds 0428 888 660

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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.