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West Ballina resident Francis Bienke explains objections to proposed development in...

'I wanted to make a statement': Real reason why he quit

Premium Content 'I wanted to make a statement': Real reason why he quit

THE former Lismore councillor has quit local politics, saying he was sick of going...

$1.6M in federal funding for roads, infrastructure

Premium Content $1.6M in federal funding for roads, infrastructure

Find out what the money will be used for in Ballina and Byron shires

RESIGNATIONS: Why two councillors are quitting Lismore

Premium Content RESIGNATIONS: Why two councillors are quitting Lismore

Councillors Battista and Bennett have decided to stand aside now rather than wait...

Hard border closure could turn Northern Rivers into mini Qld

Premium Content Hard border closure could turn Northern Rivers into mini Qld

THERE are still five flights arriving into Ballina from Sydney scheduled for...

Council trashes plan to deploy street composting bins

Premium Content Council trashes plan to deploy street composting bins

ALTHOUGH the idea had merit, the high risk of contamination was only one of the...

Community wants longer to discuss controversial dam project

Premium Content Community wants longer to discuss controversial dam project

PUBLIC exhibition of the 600+ page document is to end on August 12, after a...

$1M sewer main project for Ballina Shire village

Premium Content $1M sewer main project for Ballina Shire village

There's currently a risk of pipe failure and sewage overflows

Why do Lismore residents pay more for water?

Premium Content Why do Lismore residents pay more for water?

Council says there’s a good reason why we're paying more

Applying for a DA is about to get a lot easier

Premium Content Applying for a DA is about to get a lot easier

BALLINA Shire Council will be merging teams from September 1.

Why Ballina is not getting a desalination plant

Premium Content Why Ballina is not getting a desalination plant

TWO potential locations within the Ballina Shire have been labelled not suitable...

REVEALED: Cost of a desalination plant for Byron Shire

Premium Content REVEALED: Cost of a desalination plant for Byron Shire

It would turn five mega litres of sea water into drinkable water

‘Poor judgment’: Council slammed over navy cadets decision

Premium Content ‘Poor judgment’: Council slammed over navy cadets decision

Councillors voted to end cadets’ lease and offer the site to the SES

Councils refuse to give more money to the library

Premium Content Councils refuse to give more money to the library

THERE has been a last-minute request from Richmond Tweed Regional Library for...

Why a cow’s trough is Rocky Creek’s best friend

Premium Content Why a cow’s trough is Rocky Creek’s best friend

LOCAL organisations have teamed up to prevent stock from drinking from the...

Winners and losers: $100,000 donated by Ballina council

Premium Content Winners and losers: $100,000 donated by Ballina council

49 community and sports organisations applied for funding, but not many got the...

Where can you fly to from Ballina airport?

Premium Content Where can you fly to from Ballina airport?

Ballina Byron Gateway Airport have five airlines operating to three destinations...

Have your say on village’s new shared paths

Premium Content Have your say on village’s new shared paths

COUNCIL is planning to deliver shared paths for people, bikes and mobility...

It’s not Greenpeace, it's your rates!

Premium Content It’s not Greenpeace, it's your rates!

BALLINA residents have been warned a printing error sent the rates notice inside...

$900,000 project to improve dangerous intersection

Premium Content $900,000 project to improve dangerous intersection

COUNCIL started the works this week to improve motorists’ safety.

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