Regional News

Thu 21 Jun 2018

It's been 90 years since Smithy's historic flight

It's been 90 years since Smithy's historic flight

THE anniversary of an historically significant event involving Ballina passed by quietly last week.

The one point of great frustration with Airbnb

The one point of great frustration with Airbnb

"I DO tend to be hopelessly optimistic... we need to come up with some solutions that work for us”.

Men's sex drug banned by health authorities

Men's sex drug banned by health authorities

A BANNED erection enhancement drug is potentially dangerous and should be avoided.

Wed 20 Jun 2018

Get ready to boot scoot, a little bit of country on its way

Get ready to boot scoot, a little bit of country on its way

COUNTRY musicians donate their time for a good cause.

SCAM ALERT: That email is not from the tax office

SCAM ALERT: That email is not from the tax office

"The ATO will never send a text or email asking for personal information, or to pay a fee for a refund.”

Tue 19 Jun 2018

Budget 2018: Northern NSW set for infrastructure cash-splash

Budget 2018: Northern NSW set for infrastructure cash-splash

Northern NSW will share in more than $4 billion in regional infrastructure spending announced in Tuesday’s state budget.

Bull shark detected three times in half an hour

Bull shark detected three times in half an hour

THERE has been a spate of shark sightings over the past three days, with authorities also tagging a 2.2m great white shark and a tiger shark.

Truck crash at notorious corner on Pacific Highway

Truck crash at notorious corner on Pacific Highway

THE highway was closed in both directions for more than eight hours, and drivers are urged to take an alternative route.

Amazon launches free two day delivery for regions

Amazon launches free two day delivery for regions

AMAZON is offering free two business day delivery with the launch of Amazon Prime in Australia amid criticism of its local store.

Fri 15 Jun 2018

Elderly man disappears on fishing trip

Elderly man disappears on fishing trip

Elderly man goes missing while on fishing trip on Clarence Valley river

Thu 14 Jun 2018

HMS Pinafore sets sail in Ballina

HMS Pinafore sets sail in Ballina

THE latest musical production by Ballina Players opens this weekend.

Wed 13 Jun 2018

National apology for victims of child sex abuse

National apology for victims of child sex abuse

THE Prime Minister has revealed the Federal Government’s response to the Royal Commission into institutional child sexual abuse.

End of an era as monthly market closes

End of an era as monthly market closes

THE market manager last week announced on Facebook the monthly market was cancelled immediately.

Concern for girl missing for three weeks

Concern for girl missing for three weeks

POLICE hold concerns for the whereabouts for 15-year-old, last seen on May 20.

Mon 11 Jun 2018

Surfer injured in shark attack

Surfer injured in shark attack

A SURFER has sustained minor injuries after being bitten by a shark.

Are you ready for another delicious Street Food Festival?

Are you ready for another delicious Street Food Festival?

IT may be a public holiday for it's still a Monday, so here is something for you to look forward to this weekend...

PAY NOW: 'Your vehicle registration has been cancelled'

PAY NOW: 'Your vehicle registration has been cancelled'

POLICE are warning the public to be aware of a scam targeting drivers, it's one they have not seen before.

Sat 9 Jun 2018

Writers' bus taking the word to the people

Writers' bus taking the word to the people

THE NSW govenrment has delivered extra money for the cultural project this year.

Thu 7 Jun 2018

Cut cable responsible for widespread internet outages

Cut cable responsible for widespread internet outages

A STATEWIDE outage was disrupting internet and home phone line services of users across New South Wales.

Wed 6 Jun 2018

Coastcare group say view will be protected

Coastcare group say view will be protected

AN ICONIC Ballina Shire view is set to be preserved for the future.

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