January 2016

Published a story 5th Jan 2016 8:13 AM

EMERGENCY services are responding to a large oil spill on the Pacific Hwy at the Tweed Coast Rd intersection, Chinderah.

Oil spill on Pacific Hwy, Chinderah

EMERGENCY services are responding to a large oil spill on the Pacific Hwy at the Tweed Coast Rd intersection, Chinderah.

Published a story 1st Jan 2016 8:29 PM

THE sun shone for hundreds of Tropical Fruits patrons who migrated to the Lismore Memorial Baths yesterday for the annual festival’s Recovery Pool Party.

Pool party a big hit with Fruits revellers

THE sun shone for hundreds of Tropical Fruits patrons who migrated to the Lismore Memorial Baths yesterday for the annual festival’s Recovery Pool Party.

Published a story 1st Jan 2016 8:17 PM

DANGEROUS surf conditions can prompt people to seek a summer cool down further inland, but regular testing has revealed not all water holes are safe to swim in.

Quarry not safe for a dip

DANGEROUS surf conditions can prompt people to seek a summer cool down further inland, but regular testing has revealed not all water holes are safe to swim in.

December 2015

Published a story 29th Dec 2015 7:23 PM

IN A feature on Mr W. J. Cook, entitled Eight-Two Years on the Richmond, Mr Cook spoke of sharks that were found up rivers.

Sharks not new to local waterways

IN A feature on Mr W. J. Cook, entitled Eight-Two Years on the Richmond, Mr Cook spoke of sharks that were found up rivers.

Published a story 29th Dec 2015 7:14 PM

AS ANY dedicated shopper knows, post-Christmas sales are the best time to grab a bargain.

Post-Christmas rush drums up business for retailers

AS ANY dedicated shopper knows, post-Christmas sales are the best time to grab a bargain.

Published a story 28th Dec 2015 8:18 PM

SUPERFREAKS is this year’s Tropical Fruits theme, as the GLBTI event celebrates its 27th year with the street parade today.

Superfreaks parade in Lismore streets

SUPERFREAKS is this year’s Tropical Fruits theme, as the GLBTI event celebrates its 27th year with the street parade today.

Published a story 28th Dec 2015 8:02 PM

BALLINA hosted an out-of-town visitor in September when Leo the juvenile Antarctic sea leopard made several public appearances in Ballina

Our quirky stories of 2015

BALLINA hosted an out-of-town visitor in September when Leo the juvenile Antarctic sea leopard made several public appearances in Ballina

Published a story 23rd Dec 2015 8:14 PM

HE’S A multi-award-winning actor, Broadway star, best-selling author, human rights activist and resides in glamorous New York.

Award-winning actor Alan Cumming heads to town

HE’S A multi-award-winning actor, Broadway star, best-selling author, human rights activist and resides in glamorous New York.

Published a story 23rd Dec 2015 8:00 PM

SCHOOL’S officially out for summer, and we’re now well into the first week of holidays.

Holidays in full swing

SCHOOL’S officially out for summer, and we’re now well into the first week of holidays.

Published a story 22nd Dec 2015 5:23 AM

IT’S not quite the challenge Lennox-Ballina Boardriders put forward, but Premier Mike Baird said he would be surfing on the North Coast over Christmas.

Premier’s promise to hit water fails to meet challenge

IT’S not quite the challenge Lennox-Ballina Boardriders put forward, but Premier Mike Baird said he would be surfing on the North Coast over Christmas.

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