Community News

Mon 14 Oct 2019

Resort managers retire after 15 years welcoming guests

premium_icon Resort managers retire after 15 years welcoming guests

BYRON at Byron farewelled Byron Bay's 'game changers' Lyn and John Parche.

Fri 11 Oct 2019

Lennox artist's film in pool for Oscar selection

premium_icon Lennox artist's film in pool for Oscar selection

THE short documentary shares the stories of refugees who had been in detention on Manus Island.

Tony had a part in unofficial Aussie anthem

premium_icon Tony had a part in unofficial Aussie anthem

HE is now selling cars in Ballina, but he once had a part in selling World Series Cricket.

Power to return to Rappville

Power to return to Rappville

Over 250 power poles and infrastructure was destroyed in the recent bushfire which tore through the village

Thu 10 Oct 2019

Police 'worried' about people still missing after bushfire

Police 'worried' about people still missing after bushfire

"WE ALWAYS hope for the best but we've obviously got to treat it at its worst. We've seen the devastation... it's a very large fire and it's still active."

Wed 9 Oct 2019

Ballina music festival is now international

premium_icon Ballina music festival is now international

KIWI singer will be a highlight of this year's Ballina Country Music Festival to be held next month.

Tue 8 Oct 2019

Fix holiday parking chaos at Lennox Head: Councillor

premium_icon Fix holiday parking chaos at Lennox Head: Councillor

CARAVAN park guests have created holiday parking chaos by using the public car parking spaces on the road next to Lake Ainsworth.

Mon 7 Oct 2019

Huge demand for 4000 treasures at man cave auction

premium_icon Huge demand for 4000 treasures at man cave auction

MORE than 300 bidders turned up at the Lismore Showground, and they were certainly ready to buy.

Sat 5 Oct 2019

Caught sending a Snap-chat in court

premium_icon Caught sending a Snap-chat in court

Man tells police he took the photos for his account followers

Thu 3 Oct 2019

Have you changed your beach habits due to sharks?

Have you changed your beach habits due to sharks?

YOU can tell researchers if you have changed your behaviours to avoid the risk of shark attacks at workshops in Ballina and Byron Bay.

Wed 2 Oct 2019

'We lost everything': Heartbreaking toll of the Drake fire

premium_icon 'We lost everything': Heartbreaking toll of the Drake fire

Leonie Cannon can't help crying when she talks about losing everything in her art studio in the Drake fires.

Man cave auction: 'Stand out' collection offers treasures

premium_icon Man cave auction: 'Stand out' collection offers treasures

A MASSIVE collection of Australiana memorabilia will go under the hammer this weekend.

Tue 1 Oct 2019

Local bloke could have solution to Ballina's traffic woes

premium_icon Local bloke could have solution to Ballina's traffic woes

BALLINA Shire Council has agreed to look into the idea for a new option for a bypass of Ballina Island.

Sun 29 Sep 2019

20 top photos from the Lismore Master Games

premium_icon 20 top photos from the Lismore Master Games

MORE than 1600 competitors have converged on the city to play 13 different sports for the 11th Masters Games.

Sat 28 Sep 2019

8 interactive maps: Carnival of Flowers competition gardens

premium_icon 8 interactive maps: Carnival of Flowers competition gardens

THE Chronicle Garden Competition gardens attract tens of thousands of people. Here are 8 maps to help you navigate your way through the gardens this year.

Fri 27 Sep 2019

Could you be the next dirtgirl or scrapboy?

premium_icon Could you be the next dirtgirl or scrapboy?

Creators looking to the Northern Rivers to find their new stars

Thu 26 Sep 2019

Decision made on future of music, food events at bowlo

premium_icon Decision made on future of music, food events at bowlo

TWO regular events have been the subject of noise complaints, but have generated significant income for the bowlo.

Ballina can look to cash in on recycling again

premium_icon Ballina can look to cash in on recycling again

BALLINA councillor confirms planning process underway to get Return and Earn machine reinstalled at waste management centre.

Wed 25 Sep 2019

New algae farm could mean big bucks and 100 jobs for Ballina

premium_icon New algae farm could mean big bucks and 100 jobs for Ballina

ALGAE grown on the Richmond River could soon be used in meat alternative products, with plans to build a major commercial farm at Ballina.

When will works at Mullumbimby hospital site be finished?

premium_icon When will works at Mullumbimby hospital site be finished?

THE demolition of the hazardous hospital site began earlier this year, and housing options are being looked at for the site.

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