February 2020

Published a story 18th Feb 2020 1:24 PM

THERE are fears the worst is to come in the Richmond River with a recent fish kill, with the 2001 and 2008 major kills still in the minds of many.

Concern after hundreds dead in fish kill like never before

THERE are fears the worst is to come in the Richmond River with a recent fish kill, with the 2001 and 2008 major kills still in the minds of many.

Published a story 18th Feb 2020 12:33 PM

FLOODING of the Richmond River has lead to debris washing up on Northern Rivers beaches, but not everyone wants it all cleared up.

Beautiful beaches littered with debris, dead animals

FLOODING of the Richmond River has lead to debris washing up on Northern Rivers beaches, but not everyone wants it all cleared up.

Published a story 17th Feb 2020 12:06 PM

SURFERS have been warned to use common sense before hitting a local beach, with 19 bull shark detections recorded over the weekend.

Swimmers beware: 19 bull shark detections over weekend

SURFERS have been warned to use common sense before hitting a local beach, with 19 bull shark detections recorded over the weekend.

Published a story 16th Feb 2020 12:12 PM

DIRTY floodwater and debris from the Richmond River closes Lighthouse Beach, while the popular Shaws Bay also turns brown.

No reprieve from sticky conditions in Ballina

DIRTY floodwater and debris from the Richmond River closes Lighthouse Beach, while the popular Shaws Bay also turns brown.

Published a story 14th Feb 2020 3:32 PM

A NORTHERN Rivers councillor will again put forward a proposal for a free tip voucher for ratepayers.

Will it be third time lucky for free tip access?

A NORTHERN Rivers councillor will again put forward a proposal for a free tip voucher for ratepayers.

Published a story 14th Feb 2020 2:09 PM

A WEDDING planning festival on today is a one stop shop which will “bring brides back to Ballina”.

Did Valentine’s Day inspire you to walk down the aisle?

A WEDDING planning festival on today is a one stop shop which will “bring brides back to Ballina”.

January 2020

Published a story 28th Jan 2020 1:22 PM

IT will provide laundry and shower facilities, as well as transitional accommodation, to service an estimated 240 rough sleepers.

New homeless support centre on track for opening

IT will provide laundry and shower facilities, as well as transitional accommodation, to service an estimated 240 rough sleepers.

Published a story 28th Jan 2020 12:39 PM

PROTESTERS argue ocean pools are ‘part of a bygone era’ and proposed Ballina pool will be a financial burden on ratepayers.

Claims ocean pools ‘part of bygone era’, financial burden

PROTESTERS argue ocean pools are ‘part of a bygone era’ and proposed Ballina pool will be a financial burden on ratepayers.

Published a story 28th Jan 2020 11:22 AM

BALLINA Shire Council will undertake traffic modelling to see if traffic lights can be installed at this busy intersection.

Plan for traffic lights at ‘dangerous’ Ballina intersection

BALLINA Shire Council will undertake traffic modelling to see if traffic lights can be installed at this busy intersection.

Published a story 27th Jan 2020 1:18 PM

OWNERS of Gem-Array Jewellers in Ballina Fair are looking forward to recouping some of the losses caused by the theft and loss of trade.

Jewellery store to reopen following ram-raid robbery

OWNERS of Gem-Array Jewellers in Ballina Fair are looking forward to recouping some of the losses caused by the theft and loss of trade.

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