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New fire truck delivers state-of-the art protection

Premium Content New fire truck delivers state-of-the art protection

BALLINA Fire and Rescue crews attend more than 450 fires on average a year.

Should Schoolies go ahead this year in Byron Bay?

Premium Content Should Schoolies go ahead this year in Byron Bay?

Authorities are firm on restrictions currently in place

Cheap flights from COVID hotspot sparks concern

Premium Content Cheap flights from COVID hotspot sparks concern

AN airline sale of Sydney to Ballina seats made some readers uneasy about the...

Rescuer gets $20K thermal camera to save koalas from fires

Premium Content Rescuer gets $20K thermal camera to save koalas from fires

“I SAW a plume of smoke in this direction and I said ‘I have to go, my koalas are...

'Better than watching re-runs of soap operas'

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A NEW clubhouse will provide more comfort to the members of the Alstonville Croquet...

$205K in sports grants announced across Northern Rivers

Premium Content $205K in sports grants announced across Northern Rivers

Successful sporting clubs and projects for 2019-2020

Marine Rescue has high tech eyes on the water

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THE squad has been allocated $47,000 in state funding to help support their...

Museum gets $17K for a new picket fence

Premium Content Museum gets $17K for a new picket fence

FUNDING for the Alstonville Plateau Historical Society project was provided by a...

CSIRO report isn’t green light for CSG industry: Ballina MP

Premium Content CSIRO report isn’t green light for CSG industry: Ballina MP

New CSIRO report does not mean the industry is welcome

MP calls for ‘concierges’ at aged care facilities

Premium Content MP calls for ‘concierges’ at aged care facilities

MP Tamara Smith said aged care providers should not impose lockdowns on clients’...

MP in discussions on urgent housing, other COVID-19 issues

Premium Content MP in discussions on urgent housing, other COVID-19 issues

THE state member has also considered whether a NSW border closure would be...

Councils urged to defer rates to ease financial strain

Premium Content Councils urged to defer rates to ease financial strain

MEMBER for Ballina calls on Northern Rivers councils to defer rates to lessen...

How many crashes will happen here before something is done?

Premium Content How many crashes will happen here before something is done?

Dangerous intersection not eligible for black spot funding

$4.5 million boost to shire’s renewable energy capabilities

Premium Content $4.5 million boost to shire’s renewable energy capabilities

“Everyone cares about climate change... so this is a major step.”

‘Stay calm and observe good hygiene’: Tamara Smith

Premium Content ‘Stay calm and observe good hygiene’: Tamara Smith

THE state MP for Ballina has also encouraged people to look out for their elderly...

‘STUPID’: Mayor slams plan to fix Alstonville black spot

Premium Content ‘STUPID’: Mayor slams plan to fix Alstonville black spot

“I will lie in front of the excavator because it is so dumb"

Tamara Smith 'loudly' hits back at Premier's jabs

Premium Content Tamara Smith 'loudly' hits back at Premier's jabs

'Quietest' MP in parliament doesn't take Premier's comments silently