August 2016

Published a story 26th Aug 2016 3:16 PM

FORGET the government's $16 million shark management strategy - this project will only cost about $15,000.

Cheap option for safe, shark-free ocean swimming at Ballina

FORGET the government's $16 million shark management strategy - this project will only cost about $15,000.

Published a story 26th Aug 2016 11:22 AM

UDPATE: Why our dedicated SES volunteers have put their lives on the line to help search for the body of missing 72-year-old Derek Matthews.

Recovery mission aims to 'give closure to the family'

UDPATE: Why our dedicated SES volunteers have put their lives on the line to help search for the body of missing 72-year-old Derek Matthews.

Published a story 26th Aug 2016 10:14 AM

THE WITHDRAWL of ocean pool funding was about more than just penny pinching, according to a Ballina councillor.

Plug pulled on funding for ocean pool at Ballina

THE WITHDRAWL of ocean pool funding was about more than just penny pinching, according to a Ballina councillor.

July 2016

Published a story 29th Jul 2016 6:49 AM

THE north coast's largest community housing provider has thrown its support behind a controversial Mullumbimby development.

Community housing support Mullumbimby development

THE north coast's largest community housing provider has thrown its support behind a controversial Mullumbimby development.

Published a story 26th Jul 2016 7:50 AM

"THE plane lost altitude quickly and with a huge roar of the engines, the bomber came as a burning torch down toward the villages Obbicht and Grevenbicht"

Lismore WW2 pilots had a shared life

"THE plane lost altitude quickly and with a huge roar of the engines, the bomber came as a burning torch down toward the villages Obbicht and Grevenbicht"

Published a story 25th Jul 2016 5:59 AM

MEMBERS of the grass-roots north coast Shark Watch program are gearing up for their first public demonstration in a couple of weeks.

Shark Watch gears up for first public demonstration

MEMBERS of the grass-roots north coast Shark Watch program are gearing up for their first public demonstration in a couple of weeks.

Published a story 21st Jul 2016 1:35 PM

"THERE'S always room for improvement as far as the performance of the airport goes."

Council makes decision on future of Ballina airport

"THERE'S always room for improvement as far as the performance of the airport goes."

Published a story 20th Jul 2016 3:58 PM

IT WAS seeing John Casey during a broadcast of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes’ funeral in 2014 that prompted a second victim to finally come forward.

Father of two victims gives evidence at Lismore priest trial

IT WAS seeing John Casey during a broadcast of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes’ funeral in 2014 that prompted a second victim to finally come forward.

Published a story 20th Jul 2016 2:15 PM

AT least four people have been involved in a two car crash shortly after 1.30pm today.

UPDATE: No serious injuries in crash at Alstonville

AT least four people have been involved in a two car crash shortly after 1.30pm today.

Published a story 19th Jul 2016 1:56 PM

THE Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was tasked to a quad bike crash on the Northern Rivers just after midday today.

Westpac helicopter called to quad bike crash

THE Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was tasked to a quad bike crash on the Northern Rivers just after midday today.

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