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March 2, 2021

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Ballina Shire Council meeting wrap-up

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Cartoon of the week – 24 February, 2021

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Housing affordability on agenda at Ballina

With the housing crisis worsening in Ballina and across the Northern Rivers, councillors agreed that something had to be done about the problem at their meeting yesterday.

Green Spine parking

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

Interview with James McMillan, founder of the Byron Surf Festival

With the Byron Bay Surf Festival just days away, founder James McMillan took a few minutes to talk to Seven about the awesome things planned for the coming weekend.

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It isn’t easy seeking sponsorship in the world of women’s sport, and being over 80 makes it doubly difficult. Margaret Fisher is heading to Austria in September to compete in the International Tennis Federation’s World Championships. Margaret is no stranger to the championship circuit but could do with some financial support. If you think you can help, please call her daughter Stephanie on 0422 138 103.

Photo Jeff ‘Hit & Giggle’ Dawson

 


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