THIS year a pamper tent was added as an off-track attraction in a bid to attract more women to the races.
IT SEEMS the anti-littering message that Australians know so well will have to be translated into at least 10 different languages and sent across the seas.
AN idea is being floated in State Government to build an indoor sports stadium for Ballina as part of the proposed “super school” promised by the Coalition.
ARR, me hearties, there’s been plenty of interest in pirates after our treasures recently.
BALLINA Shire Mayor David Wright will sign a refugee welcome declaration for the shire at a World Refugee Day event at Ballina on Saturday.
A STRETCH of quiet creek-side land at Ballina has become the subject of a neighbourhood dispute, with access to the creek and erosion the major issues.
RICKY Anderson and his wife Elisa Penn-Anderson have big reason to enjoy their time on the road at the moment.
A CONTROVERSIAL application for a 45m NBN tower at Lynwood, near Uralba, has been approved by Ballina Shire councillors.
ANOTHER major event in the Ballina Shire has been scrapped – the popular Country Fair, at Alstonville’s Summerland House Farm, will not be held this year.
THE Shell service station on the corner of River and Kerr streets in Ballina will be closed until the end of June.