NSW Fire and Rescue crews are fighting a bushfire at Ballina.
UPDATE: Five people in the same family have been hurt, three critically, after a car crash last night.
THE great white shark attack on teenage surfer Cooper Allen at Ballina's Lighthouse Beach on Monday has renewed calls about what more can be done.
BREAKING: The woman involved in a car rollover on the Pacific Highway has been taken to Lismore Base Hospital by road ambulance.
WHILE shark attack victim Cooper Allen, 17, recovers in hospital, the normally popular Lighthouse Beach at Ballina is still very quiet.
THE failed shark barrier could pave the way for an ocean pool, which has "wide community support".
THE deputy mayor will have the same powers as mayor if the mayor requests it, or is prevented by illness, absence of otherwise from doing their job
FIRST Rockhampton tried to claim they were the beef capital, now Bundaberg's trying to claim they're the macadamia capital. What will they try to claim next?
TENDERS for the construction of three major Ballina Shire Council developments will be decided at next week's Ordinary meeting.
A SPATE of shark attacks last year was not just a "blip on the radar", with authorities now reassessing the safety of Lighthouse Beach.