January 2020

Published a story 22nd Jan 2020 12:12 PM

THE Wardell man’s efforts to save his home in November cost him $132 extra on his usual water charges.

Pensioner who protected home from fire gets high water bill

THE Wardell man’s efforts to save his home in November cost him $132 extra on his usual water charges.

Published a story 21st Jan 2020 11:11 AM

A PROPOSAL to convert River St from two lanes to four is taking priority over a road linking West and North Ballina.

$25 million plan to ease traffic congestion in Ballina

A PROPOSAL to convert River St from two lanes to four is taking priority over a road linking West and North Ballina.

Published a story 20th Jan 2020 5:23 PM

AN AUDIT of 1200 Ballina Shire recycling bins has uncovered some interesting findings.

The most bizarre items found in Ballina residents’ bins

AN AUDIT of 1200 Ballina Shire recycling bins has uncovered some interesting findings.

Published a story 20th Jan 2020 4:27 PM

HOW often will Burns Point Ferry be out of action for maintenance under Ballina Shire Council's proposed new program?

Ballina's ageing ferry needs 'risk reduction' strategy

HOW often will Burns Point Ferry be out of action for maintenance under Ballina Shire Council's proposed new program?

Published a story 20th Jan 2020 2:30 PM

FAMILIES with a child on the autism spectrum have flocked to this sold-out camp, giving them a much-needed beach break.

Lennox Head autism camp is an Australian first

FAMILIES with a child on the autism spectrum have flocked to this sold-out camp, giving them a much-needed beach break.

Published a story 17th Jan 2020 3:19 PM

LOCAL veterinarian says the lack of rainfall has led to a build-up of toxic black ooze in drains in the Richmond River floodplain.

DIRE: Dry spell creates ‘ticking time bomb’ for fish kill

LOCAL veterinarian says the lack of rainfall has led to a build-up of toxic black ooze in drains in the Richmond River floodplain.

Published a story 17th Jan 2020 2:58 PM

A BLUE-green algal bloom at the height of summer has once again led to the closure of the lake due to health risks.

Lake closed to swimming

A BLUE-green algal bloom at the height of summer has once again led to the closure of the lake due to health risks.

Published a story 17th Jan 2020 10:40 AM

BALLINA’S Cubana Motel opened in December with a retro look after three months of renovations.

New-look motel brings the colours of Havana to North Coast

BALLINA’S Cubana Motel opened in December with a retro look after three months of renovations.

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