Regional News

Thu 2 Jul 2020

Little town that ‘copped a hiding’ in the fires fights back

premium_icon Little town that ‘copped a hiding’ in the fires fights back

BONALBO businesses and community groups have been given a helping hand to get back on their feet. 

’They just won’t give up’: Paid parking slammed

premium_icon ’They just won’t give up’: Paid parking slammed

BUSINESSES have hit back over the prospect of introducing parking meters in Brunswick Heads.

Data reveals how our hospitals fared during COVID-19

premium_icon Data reveals how our hospitals fared during COVID-19

How did our hospitals cope amid the rising pressure from the COVID-19 pandemic?

Your questions about our new format answered

Your questions about our new format answered

Your questions about the new digital version answered

'It's an eyesore': Businesses want lake pool gone

premium_icon 'It's an eyesore': Businesses want lake pool gone

“I HAVE to look at it all day, so yes, it would be nice if council could do something to make the area beautiful.”

Will Alstonville get its bank back?

premium_icon Will Alstonville get its bank back?

WHAT are the local politicians doing to bring Alstonville community a face-to-face bank service.

‘REMARKABLE’: Northern Rivers house prices still surging

premium_icon ‘REMARKABLE’: Northern Rivers house prices still surging

MOST parts of the Northern Rivers are swimming against the COVID-19 tide with a rise in house prices – but for how long?

Ballina mayor defends Jetstar flights

premium_icon Ballina mayor defends Jetstar flights

BALLINA Chamber of Commerce says it is unfair for business owners to have to turn Victorian tourists away.

Can 'strong field' stop Ballina horse snatching Grafton Cup?

premium_icon Can 'strong field' stop Ballina horse snatching Grafton Cup?

A STRONG field is intent on stopping Melted Moments from taking another big win.

Wed 1 Jul 2020

Final plea to save historic bridge

premium_icon Final plea to save historic bridge

We have so many people in favour of keeping the bridge given its historical and cultural significance, but the RMS just say, ‘too bad’

Hello, Qantas! Airline returns to Ballina after 15 years

premium_icon Hello, Qantas! Airline returns to Ballina after 15 years

THE new Sydney-Ballina route is part of the gradual ramping up of Qantas and Jetstar domestic flights.

Driver in critical condition after truck roller

premium_icon Driver in critical condition after truck roller

A TRUCK has rolled on the Summerland Way this afternoon.

Border traffic chaos looms as locals fear massive gridlock

premium_icon Border traffic chaos looms as locals fear massive gridlock

Commute times for workers between the Queensland-NSW border and Brisbane are tipped to blow out as police scramble to work out how to conduct blockades.

‘IRRESPONSIBLE’: Flight expansion slammed due to virus spike

premium_icon ‘IRRESPONSIBLE’: Flight expansion slammed due to virus spike

Tweed’s MP has slammed Jetstar’s flight expansion in Ballina, calling the move ‘irresponsible’, a claim the transport giant adamantly denies.

Only 7500 people allowed at Bluesfest 2021 (so far)

premium_icon Only 7500 people allowed at Bluesfest 2021 (so far)

THE first artist announcement for next year’s event will be unveiled on July 8.

Cash no longer accepted on Burns Point Ferry

premium_icon Cash no longer accepted on Burns Point Ferry

PAYMENT changes you need to know about if you plan on using the Burns Point Ferry in Ballina.

New technology helping save water and money

premium_icon New technology helping save water and money

QUARTERLY billing cycles mean water leaks may not be detected for months, wasting water and money.

$150k to create a centre of excellence in waste management

premium_icon $150k to create a centre of excellence in waste management

The project will investigate converting waste materials into value-added recycling and upcycling materials.

MERGER: Italo Club saved by Sydney soccer club

premium_icon MERGER: Italo Club saved by Sydney soccer club

SOCCER heavy-weight Marconi is one step closer to setting up in Lismore.

Drive-in cinema is back on the Northern Rivers

premium_icon Drive-in cinema is back on the Northern Rivers

ARE you a fan of 1980s films? This drive-in cinema is back with a weekend full of family and dance favourites.

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