September 2015

Published a story 11th Sep 2015 11:12 AM

THIS year a pamper tent was added as an off-track attraction in a bid to attract more women to the races.

Crowds down but big Fashions on the Field turnout at Cup

THIS year a pamper tent was added as an off-track attraction in a bid to attract more women to the races.

July 2015

Published a story 28th Jul 2015 8:18 PM

IT SEEMS the anti-littering message that Australians know so well will have to be translated into at least 10 different languages and sent across the seas.

Bottles on beaches dumped from ships by high seas litterbugs

IT SEEMS the anti-littering message that Australians know so well will have to be translated into at least 10 different languages and sent across the seas.

June 2015

Published a story 23rd Jun 2015 7:30 PM

AN idea is being floated in State Government to build an indoor sports stadium for Ballina as part of the proposed “super school” promised by the Coalition.

Plan to combine school, indoor sports centre

AN idea is being floated in State Government to build an indoor sports stadium for Ballina as part of the proposed “super school” promised by the Coalition.

Published a story 17th Jun 2015 7:15 AM

ARR, me hearties, there’s been plenty of interest in pirates after our treasures recently.

Pirates from Dan Murphy's get in on festival action

ARR, me hearties, there’s been plenty of interest in pirates after our treasures recently.

Published a story 17th Jun 2015 5:57 AM

BALLINA Shire Mayor David Wright will sign a refugee welcome declaration for the shire at a World Refugee Day event at Ballina on Saturday.

Refugee Welcome Zone declaration for Ballina Shire

BALLINA Shire Mayor David Wright will sign a refugee welcome declaration for the shire at a World Refugee Day event at Ballina on Saturday.

Published a story 9th Jun 2015 7:13 PM

A STRETCH of quiet creek-side land at Ballina has become the subject of a neighbourhood dispute, with access to the creek and erosion the major issues.

Ballina rock wall application divides neighbourhood

A STRETCH of quiet creek-side land at Ballina has become the subject of a neighbourhood dispute, with access to the creek and erosion the major issues.

Published a story 5th Jun 2015 8:22 AM

RICKY Anderson and his wife Elisa Penn-Anderson have big reason to enjoy their time on the road at the moment.

Doing big things for brain cancer while on the road

RICKY Anderson and his wife Elisa Penn-Anderson have big reason to enjoy their time on the road at the moment.

May 2015

Published a story 28th May 2015 10:57 AM

A CONTROVERSIAL application for a 45m NBN tower at Lynwood, near Uralba, has been approved by Ballina Shire councillors.

Controversial Lynwood NBN tower approved

A CONTROVERSIAL application for a 45m NBN tower at Lynwood, near Uralba, has been approved by Ballina Shire councillors.

Published a story 19th May 2015 7:20 PM

ANOTHER major event in the Ballina Shire has been scrapped – the popular Country Fair, at Alstonville’s Summerland House Farm, will not be held this year.

Ballina's Country Fair cancelled under financial pressure

ANOTHER major event in the Ballina Shire has been scrapped – the popular Country Fair, at Alstonville’s Summerland House Farm, will not be held this year.

Published a story 8th May 2015 1:58 PM

THE Shell service station on the corner of River and Kerr streets in Ballina will be closed until the end of June.

Ballina servo closed for remediation works

THE Shell service station on the corner of River and Kerr streets in Ballina will be closed until the end of June.

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