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Lifesavers of the future in training at Lennox

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

The future of local surf lifesaving is in safe hands, with a record 27 eager 13-year-olds currently undertaking their Surf Rescue Certificate training at Lennox Head Alstonville Surf Life Saving Club. The group is learning the fundamentals of aquatic rescue, how to read the ocean and identify hazards such as rips, as well as basic […]

Comments invited on Skennars Head planning proposal

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

Residents and landowners are invited to comment on the Skennars Head coastal village planning proposal to rezone approximately 35ha of rural land for urban development. The Minister for Planning and Infrastructure has appointed the Northern Joint Regional Planning Panel as the relevant planning authority for this planning proposal. The rezoning proposal allows for the development […]

Richmond-Tweed average house prices

Friday, November 12th, 2010

Average Richmond-Tweed house prices have risen by 12.4% in the past 12 months, to $444,000, with Lennox Head leading the growth locally. Like most regional areas in NSW, the Richmond-Tweed region’s rebound out of the global financial crisis has not been as strong as recorded in the capital cities, though they have recently returned to […]

Elders Ballina to become part of McGrath group

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009

Long-established Ballina real estate agency Elders is to become part of the McGrath Estate Agents group. As of December 14, Elders will trade as McGrath Ballina/Byron. However, the business will continue to operate out of its River Street premises. The Ballina office will service the broader Ballina/Byron Bay region. McGrath also will open a Tweed […]

Elevation sales boost Lennox Head real estate confidence

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

Lennox Head land sales confirm a return of confidence in coastal New South Wales, with 13 sales in Stage 2 of Elevation Estate for a total value of $3.9 million over the past two months. With full support of regional estate agents and builders, Elevation is well on the way to a sell-out of its […]

Local families dominate Elevation estate sales

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

Solicitor Sean Radburn (pictured with his family) is eagerly awaiting completion of his two-storey home within Lennox Head’s boutique residential estate, Elevation. “With three children we were impressed with the playground, the level building blocks, the sea breezes and views,” he said. The recent drops in interest rates and the increase in the first home […]

Ballina, Lennox Head ‘offer affordable housing’ – research analyst

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

Building your ideal home in the Ballina and Lennox Head areas is now more attainable for those on a budget, a recent report has found. The report by PRDnationwide Queensland research analyst Aaron Maskrey provides an area overview of population, age structure and area characteristics while highlighting the housing market and outlook within the area. […]

Ballina identified as a national property ‘hot spot’

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

Ballina has been identifed as a property ‘hot spot’ in a national survey. “Regardless of the stage of the property cycle, there are always new hot spots emerging that have the potential to out-perform the market and deliver above-average growth to investors,” said national property market forecaster Terry Ryder of www.hotspotting.com.au. Mr Ryder says that […]

Ballina third most-expensive area for home buyers

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

It will come as no surprise to potential first-home buyers in the Ballina Shire area — a report has found that Ballina Shire is the third most unaffordable place to live in regional NSW for teachers, nurses, police officers, ambulance officers and fire-fighters. The BankWest Key Worker Housing Affordability Report released this week based on […]

Wardell gets a wharf update

Wednesday, March 19th, 2008

The Wardell Progress Association had its most recent meeting on February 21, with a large attendace of 29 locals and three shire councillors. Councillors David Wright and Keith Johnson and Mayor Phillip Silver gave an update on local issues. Cr Wright presented to the meeting an update on the new wharf which is about to […]

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