September 2015

Published a story 2nd Sep 2015 6:57 PM

AN IDEA to start up a child care centre for non-vaccinated children on the Northern Rivers has been met with heavy criticism by health experts.

Anti-vaxers want to start their own child care centre

AN IDEA to start up a child care centre for non-vaccinated children on the Northern Rivers has been met with heavy criticism by health experts.

August 2015

Published a story 31st Aug 2015 6:57 PM

OUR House is a “sanctuary” and “support network” for the cancer patients and their carers who have voiced concerns at the possibility of the centre closing.

Patients: Our House best cancer treatment accommodation

OUR House is a “sanctuary” and “support network” for the cancer patients and their carers who have voiced concerns at the possibility of the centre closing.

Published a story 31st Aug 2015 6:49 PM

PREMIER Mike Baird has said he would consider using ocean nets as a short-term solution to the North Coast’s ongoing shark crisis.

Premier: Shark nets are now an option for North Coast

PREMIER Mike Baird has said he would consider using ocean nets as a short-term solution to the North Coast’s ongoing shark crisis.

Published a story 31st Aug 2015 4:12 PM

PASSENGER numbers through the Ballina Byron airport have soared to nearly double over the past five years.

Ballina-Byron is now the 14th-busiest airport in Australia

PASSENGER numbers through the Ballina Byron airport have soared to nearly double over the past five years.

Published a story 30th Aug 2015 6:49 PM

BURNS Point Ferry fees for cyclists will remain at $1 with $50 annual passes available for frequent users and the fee waived for all school children.

Regular cyclists get discount deal on Burns Point Ferry

BURNS Point Ferry fees for cyclists will remain at $1 with $50 annual passes available for frequent users and the fee waived for all school children.

Published a story 30th Aug 2015 6:26 PM

This year’s Quota Club of Alstonville-Wollongbar Art, Craft and Garden Fair went a long way to showcase an impressive array of creative talent in the community.

Art, Craft and Garden Fair fills its creativity Quota

This year’s Quota Club of Alstonville-Wollongbar Art, Craft and Garden Fair went a long way to showcase an impressive array of creative talent in the community.

Published a story 29th Aug 2015 8:20 AM

CANCER support centre Our House in Lismore may be forced to close its doors under changes to  patient accommodation subsidies.

Govt funding changes may close non-profit cancer accom

CANCER support centre Our House in Lismore may be forced to close its doors under changes to patient accommodation subsidies.

Published a story 28th Aug 2015 6:35 PM

MEALS on Wheels clients across the Northern Rivers are about to get a special side order of local daily news thanks to a new initiative of The Northern Star and local businesses.

Northern Star and Meals on Wheels serve up paper to elderly

MEALS on Wheels clients across the Northern Rivers are about to get a special side order of local daily news thanks to a new initiative of The Northern Star and local businesses.

Published a story 27th Aug 2015 7:32 PM

YELLOW has long been a symbol of hope and that will be abundant today as volunteers sell daffodil flowers and merchandise to raise money for the Cancer Council.

Help hope bloom for cancer sufferers this Daffodil Day

YELLOW has long been a symbol of hope and that will be abundant today as volunteers sell daffodil flowers and merchandise to raise money for the Cancer Council.

Published a story 26th Aug 2015 7:36 PM

IT’S not every day kids are encouraged to play with the devil, but an exception was made for Diva and Levi.

Cute little devils brighten day for children at Lismore

IT’S not every day kids are encouraged to play with the devil, but an exception was made for Diva and Levi.

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