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March 2, 2021

Limelight at the start of the tunnel

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Lennox Rise development clears another hurdle

The massive new residential development planned west of Epiq in Lennox Head continued its progress towards becoming reality at the last Ballina Shire Council meeting.

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Cartoon of the week – 24 February, 2021

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Croquet club gets new turf as it prepares to host NSW championship

The Byron Bay Croquet Club is ready for another big year that includes new turf, hosting a state championship and building on last year’s membership growth.

A safe space for sexual assault survivors

In a perfect world, the trauma Margot and Joana experienced would not have happened, and there would be no need for the very important support group they have created.

Will the Lennox Park pavilion survive?

Ballina Shire Council will today debate the future of the Lennox Park pavilion/dressing shed, which is slated for removal as part of the Lennox Village Vision concept plan.

Green Spine parking

Ian Kingston, Mullumbimby I am concerned at the apparent loss of parking spaces proposed in the centre of Mullum under...

Resilience through biodiversity and awareness

The Byron Shire Resilience and Regeneration Roadshow will be in Brunswick Heads this Saturday, as part of a series of events across the region tackling the question: ‘How do we create more resilient communities in 2021?’

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NSW deputy premier Andrew Stoner joined Richmond MP Justine Elliot and Ballina MP Don Page for a media shoot during an inspection of the recently commenced tunnel work on the Tintenbar to Ewingsdale Pacific Highway upgrade at St Helena last week. The upgrade, costing almost $1 billion, is the single biggest infrastructure project ever delivered for the north coast, with the federal government putting up $566 million and the state $296 million. Photo Jeff ‘Tunnel Vision’ Dawson


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Ballina Dragons invite public to have a go

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Hospital staff want to park for free while they work

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International Women’s Day kerfuffle at Ballina

One councillor walked out of Ballina Council's recent meeting during an emotional discussion about speakers at an upcoming IWD event.