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Time to go? Numbers were down at this year's Ballina Cup and now there are questions over whether the traditional half-day holiday that goes with it should be scrapped.
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Poor Ballina Cup turnout puts race-day holiday at risk

THERE is major doubt whether Ballina Shire will have a local public holiday for the Ballina Cup next year following poor attendance at last Friday’s race day.

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As one who works in a local school, the half-day 'holiday' is a waste of time as far as the education process is concerned. Due to the fact that there are no school buses provided at noon, many families choose to give their kids a day off (just check...

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