Young chef in culinary comp final

HALEY Moreland is very excited. The 19-year-old Ballina RSL Club apprentice chef is a finalist in a national culinary competition

Get set for Love Lennox Festival

The 2014 Love Lennox festival

The date has been announced for the popular love-in at Lennox Head.

Paradise being ruined: Locals want toilets at Killen Falls

WE NEED MORE FACILITIES: David Bester, from Tintenbar, has for the second time organised for a petition for amenities to be built at Killen Falls which is beocoming increasingly popular as a swimming spot.

Residents call on council to build toilets and other facilities.

Econet to save Ballina in March

A safe and shark-free swimming environment without unnecessary harm to marine life.

Eco Shark Barrier will be trialled in Ballina from late March.

Win a ridiculously good looking fashion trip to L.A.

PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 10, 2015:  Derek Zoolander (Ben Stiller, left) and Hansel (Owen Wilson) walk the runway at the Valentino Fashion Show during Paris Fashion Week at Espace Ephemere Tuileries in Paris, France.  Photo supplied by Paramount Pictures. Please credit photo to Pascal Le Segretain.

Watch Zoolander 2 at Ballina Fair Cinemas.

Cool heads help in Ballina Dragons boat rescue

HEAD RETURNED: The Ballina outriggers present the Ballina Dragon boaters with their dragon head, lost during a paddle last Saturday.

The Ballina Dragons lost their head last Saturday

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NUMBER 10: The tallest inflatable slide is 12.90 m high and was achieved by The Beachouse (Australia) as measured at the Brian Nadilo Reserve in Glenelg, Australia, on 27 November 2015.

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