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Alarming footage of devastation in Ellis State Forest

Today north coast conservationists say they are shocked and alarmed at footage of the devastation being wrought in Ellis State Forest south of Grafton.

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A melodious morning

Dean Doyle and Sophistication are back this week for Morning Melodies at the Ballina RSL. Dean, Narelle and Paul...

Council acknowledges desire for house relocations, buybacks and land swaps

Last night Lismore Council looked at House Relocations, Land swaps and Buy Backs when Councillor Adam Guise’s moved a motion that “Council acknowledges flood impacted ratepayers' desire for house relocations, buybacks and land swaps."

Council: Goonellabah park not available for pods

Tuesday’s debate in the Lismore Council chambers was mostly about the community’s need for open, green space for sport and recreation balanced against the need for places to live.

Where the Crawdads Sing

Abandoned by her family as a girl in the dangerous marshlands of North Carolina, Kya Clark, otherwise known to...

Charity day a big win for Moonshiners

The Mullumbimby Moonshiners rugby union raised over $7000 at their annual Beyond Blue Charity Day last weekend, and collected...

Powerhouse six

Bearfoot is a powerhouse sextet that knows how to dig in and get a crowd bouncing, then brings them...

The perfect stop-off on your way to Splendour in the Grass this Saturday at the Billi

Bring your fam, your friends and your cosmic cowgirls to come party at free event at the Billinudgel Pub. The event will kick off in classic Byron style, starting at 11:11am and will finish at 4:44pm. The perfect stop-off on your way to Splendour in the Grass, or just a good excuse to get your hands on some good drinks and great entertainment.

Free buses to Splendour, live music, giveaways, free Zephyr Pony Rides, GloTatts Glitter, line dancing, jumping castle and more. This is one event not to be missed.

Live Music by Le Shiv, Gabriella Cohen, Mt Warning & The Swamps + Hannah Darling!

 Drinks will be supplied by Gage Roads Brew Co & Azteca Margarita.

All of this is brought to you by Nine Lives Bazaar, FallenBROKENStreet,
Mr Vintage, Zephyr & Azteca Margarita.

We can’t wait to see you there – on Saturday at the Billi.

Saturday from 11:11am til 4:44pm.

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Mental health explored at Ballina symposium

250 people attended the first free Community Mental Health Symposium last Thursday at Ballina RSL, with a range of expert speakers from various organisations explaining the dimensions of the problem and how best to move forward.

Have your say on aged care facility in Kingscliff  

The developers of new $150 million redevelopment ‘designed to meet the growing and evolving needs of seniors in the region’, are inviting Kingscliff residents to take part in community consultation.

Fuel stolen from farmer

The cost of fuel continues to be a major consideration in the budget, particularly in country areas where distances travelled are inevitably further for your average daily needs like accessing shops, schools and other activities.

Developer proposes light industrial in Federal

Tasteful, reasonable and useful? Or noisy, oversized and intrusive? This is the question at the heart of the debate over a light industrial development that has been proposed for the heart of Federal.