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.
FLOODING of the Richmond River has lead to debris washing up on Northern Rivers beaches, but not everyone wants it all cleared up.
SURFERS have been warned to use common sense before hitting a local beach, with 19 bull shark detections recorded over the weekend.
DIRTY floodwater and debris from the Richmond River closes Lighthouse Beach, while the popular Shaws Bay also turns brown.
A NORTHERN Rivers councillor will again put forward a proposal for a free tip voucher for ratepayers.
A WEDDING planning festival on today is a one stop shop which will “bring brides back to Ballina”.
IT will provide laundry and shower facilities, as well as transitional accommodation, to service an estimated 240 rough sleepers.
PROTESTERS argue ocean pools are ‘part of a bygone era’ and proposed Ballina pool will be a financial burden on ratepayers.
BALLINA Shire Council will undertake traffic modelling to see if traffic lights can be installed at this busy intersection.
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.