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Ballina Bombers chase grand final glory after nail-biter

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Cinema: Battle of the sea folk

Yes, it’s school holidays so there are lots of films with ‘G’ in the rating, and Ruby Gillman – Teenage Kraken is definitely on the list. Sometimes the hero you are meant to be lies just beneath the surface.

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Splendour found in the brass 

The sound of music has well and truly returned to our schools, following the eerie silence of the pandemic. 

Iron Gates development at Evans Head: application to ‘amend’ DA refused

The Land & Environment Court rejected an application to amend a development application for a satellite residential development at the controversial Iron Gates site at Evans Head. 

Benefits of microplastic

I loved Hannah Grace’s fanciful letter about sprinkling young men and boys with microplastic dust to lower the sperm...

Misanthropic disGrace

Hannah Grace’s recent letter ‘Benefits of microplastic’ might be considered a sick joke, but over the years misanthropy has...

Man dies at Dalwood Falls

A report will be prepared for the Coroner after a body was pulled from the water at the notoriously dangerous Dalwood Falls, about 14km west of Ballina on Sunday.

Close battle for Ocean Shores golfing glory

Will Fry held on through a gripping finish to claim the annual Ocean Shores Men’s Golf Championships two weekends...

Ballina Bombers senior women’s AFL team

The Ballina Bombers senior women’s AFL team have played their way into the grand final next weekend after narrowly winning their semi-final against Pacific Pines 3.4-22–3.2-20, after extra time, last Saturday.
‘Everything is starting to click,’ said assistant coach Laura Box. ‘It’s very exciting to get a ticket to the big dance’.
The Bombers take on the Tweed Coast at Fankhauser Reserve in Southport from 4.15pm this Saturday.
‘This is the only team we haven’t beaten all season, but we are really looking forward to the challenge,’ Laura sai


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