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Hard border closure could turn Northern Rivers into mini Qld

Premium Content Hard border closure could turn Northern Rivers into mini Qld

THERE are still five flights arriving into Ballina from Sydney scheduled for...

Council trashes plan to deploy street composting bins

Premium Content Council trashes plan to deploy street composting bins

ALTHOUGH the idea had merit, the high risk of contamination was only one of the...

Community wants longer to discuss controversial dam project

Premium Content Community wants longer to discuss controversial dam project

PUBLIC exhibition of the 600+ page document is to end on August 12, after a...

Have aviation firefighters been scaled back at our airport?

Premium Content Have aviation firefighters been scaled back at our airport?

FLIGHTS have reduced dramatically during the coronavirus pandemic, but crews are...

$1M sewer main project for Ballina Shire village

Premium Content $1M sewer main project for Ballina Shire village

There's currently a risk of pipe failure and sewage overflows

Applying for a DA is about to get a lot easier

Premium Content Applying for a DA is about to get a lot easier

BALLINA Shire Council will be merging teams from September 1.

Why Ballina is not getting a desalination plant

Premium Content Why Ballina is not getting a desalination plant

TWO potential locations within the Ballina Shire have been labelled not suitable...

‘Poor judgment’: Council slammed over navy cadets decision

Premium Content ‘Poor judgment’: Council slammed over navy cadets decision

Councillors voted to end cadets’ lease and offer the site to the SES

Councils refuse to give more money to the library

Premium Content Councils refuse to give more money to the library

THERE has been a last-minute request from Richmond Tweed Regional Library for...

Winners and losers: $100,000 donated by Ballina council

Premium Content Winners and losers: $100,000 donated by Ballina council

49 community and sports organisations applied for funding, but not many got the...

Where can you fly to from Ballina airport?

Premium Content Where can you fly to from Ballina airport?

Ballina Byron Gateway Airport have five airlines operating to three destinations...

It’s not Greenpeace, it's your rates!

Premium Content It’s not Greenpeace, it's your rates!

BALLINA residents have been warned a printing error sent the rates notice inside...

$900,000 project to improve dangerous intersection

Premium Content $900,000 project to improve dangerous intersection

COUNCIL started the works this week to improve motorists’ safety.

Councils declare a war on mosquitoes

Premium Content Councils declare a war on mosquitoes

COUNCILS want to co-design a program with the community to reduce public health...

Outdoor fitness guided by free app

Premium Content Outdoor fitness guided by free app

A NEW outdoor park offers the chance to make the most out of your workout with an...

$1.4m to create expanded learning spaces at college

Premium Content $1.4m to create expanded learning spaces at college

Project will mean the creation of a new 300sqm one-storey building

Self-guided virtual tours of proposed Dunoon Dam

Premium Content Self-guided virtual tours of proposed Dunoon Dam

A detailed flyover model of the Northern Rivers water catchment will help plan...

EXPLAINED: Next step for West Ballina mega-development

Premium Content EXPLAINED: Next step for West Ballina mega-development

THE 300-lot estate is estimated to cost more than $48 million.

‘Poor condition’ of bridge reduces  load limit

Premium Content ‘Poor condition’ of bridge reduces load limit

THE new limit will be effective from Monday, July 6.

$130,000 in water tank rebates

Premium Content $130,000 in water tank rebates

ARE you saving water and money? 139 rebates meant 1 million more litres of water...

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