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Thu 12 Apr 2018

IN DEMAND: Second screening for Simon Baker film

IN DEMAND: Second screening for Simon Baker film

BALLINA Fair Cinema will host another screening of Breath, which is based on Tim Winton's popular book and is the directorial debut for Simon Baker.

What to think about before going guarantor

What to think about before going guarantor

IT MIGHT seem like the right thing to do, but being guarantor on a loan for a loved one can ruin finances and families.

Tue 10 Apr 2018

Metre-long 'shark' lurking in Ballina swimming spot

Metre-long 'shark' lurking in Ballina swimming spot

THERE'S something (very) big in the water at Shaws Bay... but don't worry, it won't bite you.

Mon 9 Apr 2018

Ballina police shortage a 'risk' to community

Ballina police shortage a 'risk' to community

THERE are concerns about staffing levels at the Ballina police station, with claims the first response number hasn't changed in almost 30 years.

Thu 5 Apr 2018

Splendour tickets: locals sale details revealed

Splendour tickets: locals sale details revealed

HERE is the full list of who can get them (and some who cannot) and details on how to secure those tickets.

Chickenpox case at Ballina school sparks warning

Chickenpox case at Ballina school sparks warning

THE principal of the school has urged parents to keep their kids at home if they have any symptoms.

Death at lookout: Police release woman's name

Death at lookout: Police release woman's name

POLICE believe her death was "due to misadventure”, but investigations are continuing and witnesses are urged to come forward.

Wed 4 Apr 2018

Incident affects Pacific Highway motorists

Incident affects Pacific Highway motorists

Motorists are advised to exercise caution

Snitz in tip-top shape ahead of Country Championship final

Snitz in tip-top shape ahead of Country Championship final

CONNECTIONS of Northern Rivers Qualifier winner Snitz 'couldn't be happier' ahead of Saturday's $500,000 decider.

Sat 31 Mar 2018

Ian Moss brings back Matchbook on vinyl

Ian Moss brings back Matchbook on vinyl

HE is performing on the Northern Rivers later this year.

Thu 29 Mar 2018

Tash Sultana is the Bluesfest star we love on Spotify

Tash Sultana is the Bluesfest star we love on Spotify

WHO do we listen to online across the Northern Rivers from this year's festival line up?

Wed 28 Mar 2018

Byron beating: Naked unarmed teen ‘took swing’ at police

Byron beating: Naked unarmed teen ‘took swing’ at police

"I feared for my safety, he was advancing towards me and I feared he was going to engage me."

Tue 27 Mar 2018

MAGPIES TURMOIL: Coach walks out on Lower Clarence

MAGPIES TURMOIL: Coach walks out on Lower Clarence

WITH only two weeks to go before the NRRRL season kick-off embattled club Lower Clarence Magpies have been rocked by a coaching bombshell.

Sat 24 Mar 2018

Songs in the key of Motown

Songs in the key of Motown

POPULAR tribute show is coming back to the Northern Rivers for the sixth time.

Fri 23 Mar 2018

Daycare strike chaos looms for thousands

Daycare strike chaos looms for thousands

NSW risks grinding to halt on Tuesday as thousands of families scramble to arrange care for their children while childcare workers strike for better pay.

Thu 22 Mar 2018

How to stop Facebook from grabbing your data

How to stop Facebook from grabbing your data

It’s time for us all to perform a thorough stocktake of the data we entrust to Facebook and through it, other apps.

Wed 21 Mar 2018

UPDATE: Jockey remains in ICU at Coffs Harbour

UPDATE: Jockey remains in ICU at Coffs Harbour

A JOCKEY has been thrown from his mount and trampled in a fall at the Clarence River Jockey Club

PHOTOS: Meet our kindy students

PHOTOS: Meet our kindy students

MY FIRST Year commemorates the start of school for kindergarten students in 2018.

Sat 17 Mar 2018

Johnny Cash tribute will take you back to Folsom Prison

Johnny Cash tribute will take you back to Folsom Prison

THE performace is called Johnny Cash The Concert Revisits Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison.

Mon 12 Mar 2018

Ballina actor stars in latest blockbuster action film

Ballina actor stars in latest blockbuster action film

GUILLERMO del Toro's creation, Pacific Rim : Uprising, opens March 22 in Australia.

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