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SERIOUS THREAT: Vandals burn arsenic logs at popular spot

Premium Content SERIOUS THREAT: Vandals burn arsenic logs at popular spot

Call for CCTV because vandalism is costing enormous amount of money

Red alert for blue-green algae at popular lake

Red alert for blue-green algae at popular lake

THE alert was raised by Ballina Shire Council.

Events professionals get support to become experts

Premium Content Events professionals get support to become experts

TWO Northern Rivers residents have been offered scholarships to complete a Diploma...

Driving kids into dream careers with ’light’ apprenticeships

Premium Content Driving kids into dream careers with ’light’ apprenticeships

Pilot program is connecting high school students with businesses

Ballina Navy Cadets get a reprieve from council

Premium Content Ballina Navy Cadets get a reprieve from council

Cadets have used “valuable” waterfront site for more than 30 years

$100K available to support festivals, community events

Premium Content $100K available to support festivals, community events

THE program has previously helped the Alstonville NYE Family Festival and the...

Nan vs dam: ‘Precious’ trees discovered in Dunoon dam area

Premium Content Nan vs dam: ‘Precious’ trees discovered in Dunoon dam area

The trees trees are so old and tall, they may set a new record

Tributes flow for ‘courageous’ Las Balsas captain

Premium Content Tributes flow for ‘courageous’ Las Balsas captain

THE captain who lead the expedition to Ballina has passed away.

Will surf life savers wear face masks, gloves this summer?

Premium Content Will surf life savers wear face masks, gloves this summer?

WITH patrolling starting next weekend, 6000 locals in 10 clubs are getting ready...

Work starts to remove whale carcass from local beach

Premium Content Work starts to remove whale carcass from local beach

THE 17-metre long adult Sperm whale died in the shallow waters on Friday afternoon...

Brand new $48M bridge opens to traffic

Premium Content Brand new $48M bridge opens to traffic

THE $48 million project includes the removal of the old bridge.

18 years, one family, one bloody amazing documentary

Premium Content 18 years, one family, one bloody amazing documentary

Filmmaker said the story of this Lennox Head family was "important"

Come on Eileen! Can we get 100 cards for her 100th birthday?

Come on Eileen! Can we get 100 cards for her 100th birthday?

HER family can’t visit because of border restrictions, but we can all help to make...

Access to the beach in Lennox still a dog’s breakfast

Premium Content Access to the beach in Lennox still a dog’s breakfast

COUNCIL has requested a report based on a community request to expand the access to...

How the bloody hell can New Italy survive amid highway work?

Premium Content How the bloody hell can New Italy survive amid highway work?

THE picturesque village survived bushfires, drought and the pandemic and is...

Club Lennox promises not to be a noisy neighbour

Premium Content Club Lennox promises not to be a noisy neighbour

Councillors only granted a temporary approval for outdoors weekend dining within...

EXPLAINED: Why Ballina school went into lockdown

Premium Content EXPLAINED: Why Ballina school went into lockdown

ONE mother said her child was “very scared” during the incident.

URGENT REPAIRS: Visitor falls through hall's rotten deck

Premium Content URGENT REPAIRS: Visitor falls through hall's rotten deck

RESIDENTS say their hall is “the heart of our community”, but at the moment the...

Big blow up over helium balloon debate in Ballina

Premium Content Big blow up over helium balloon debate in Ballina

THE goal is not a local ban, but whether council supports statewide regulation.

Scared, confused elderly patients cancel health appointments

Premium Content Scared, confused elderly patients cancel health appointments

Border confusion still causing nightmares for Northern NSW residents

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