northern rivers community news

5G protesters gear up for rally at Telstra tower

premium_icon 5G protesters gear up for rally at Telstra tower

THE protesters say they are committed to keeping the community “5G-free”.

How drinking beer will help new wildlife hospital

premium_icon How drinking beer will help new wildlife hospital

A local brewer has created the Koala Lager, for a good cause

Demonstrations announced for local towns this weekend

premium_icon Demonstrations announced for local towns this weekend

Sparked by the USA’s Black Lives Matter movement.

New menus for Ballina RSL reopening

premium_icon New menus for Ballina RSL reopening

CEO thanks customers who have been purchasing their takeaway meals during the...

What Ballina council will reopen from today

premium_icon What Ballina council will reopen from today

WITH relaxation of social-distancing measures, more facilities open.

Bowlo reopens with new ‘Sanitisation Ambassadors’

premium_icon Bowlo reopens with new ‘Sanitisation Ambassadors’

CHERRY ST Bowling Club has confirmed plans to welcome a surprising number of people...

Citizenship ceremonies go online

premium_icon Citizenship ceremonies go online

BALLINA Shire Council is working on its first ever virtual ceremony for new...

premium_icon Mullumbimby 5G tower upgrade...

An altercation between protesters and police after a man was believed to have been...

Shine your metal boules! Petanque club scores funds

premium_icon Shine your metal boules! Petanque club scores funds

The club has received its first ever grant for a second ‘piste’

Hundreds of residents tested by health professionals

premium_icon Hundreds of residents tested by health professionals

Ballina respiratory clinic tests hundreds for COVID-19, influenza

The Quad’s future uncertain as funding runs dry

premium_icon The Quad’s future uncertain as funding runs dry

SCU has confirmed it will not continue to fund the program

Three big DAs on Ballina council's agenda this week

premium_icon Three big DAs on Ballina council's agenda this week

New skate park, waste centre, and major changes to a public school

$6 million plan for future of Lennox Head

premium_icon $6 million plan for future of Lennox Head

Big changes are on the cards for this seaside village

Residents bowled over by club’s community spirit

Residents bowled over by club’s community spirit

BOWLING club staff are hitting the phones instead of the greens, ensuring their...

$205K in sports grants announced across Northern Rivers

premium_icon $205K in sports grants announced across Northern Rivers

Successful sporting clubs and projects for 2019-2020

WATER SECURITY: New dam one option on the table

premium_icon WATER SECURITY: New dam one option on the table

A NEW $36M pipeline will deliver water to a growing coastal region, but will there...

Blue-green algae levels not being tested at lake

premium_icon Blue-green algae levels not being tested at lake

THE council has ended its monitoring program for the season.

‘They're trying not to stand down 50 staff’: MP on Bluesfest

premium_icon ‘They're trying not to stand down 50 staff’: MP on Bluesfest

BALLINA MP Tamara Smith says she trusts that Bluesfest punters will get their...

Ballina council unveils draft plans for 2020/21

premium_icon Ballina council unveils draft plans for 2020/21

Council will be hosting live online information sessions this week.

Being deaf doesn’t stop Tallula leading a choir

premium_icon Being deaf doesn’t stop Tallula leading a choir

THE local Auslan choir has moved online, bringing a range of challenges and rewards...

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