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Computers donated to home schooled kids in Lismore

There nothing like the support of the CWA ladies to help get you through a disaster and the Lismore CWA Evening Branch were very pleased to be able to help their community once again to supply computers to some flood-affected Lismore kids.

Other News

The Richmond conundrum

The forthcoming federal election presents the Richmond electorate as an interesting conundrum. I do not believe the current leaders...

Temporary Protection Visas

As part of their pre-election strategy, Ballina Region for Refugees (BR4R) has been working to raise awareness of the...

Harm Labor

Much as I respect Richard Jones’ opinions on many things, I can’t agree with his conclusion last week (‘Election...

Police appeal for missing woman

Lismore Police are appealing to the public for assistance in locating Missing Person, Emily Eden Lazzaroni.

2022 Environmental Citizen of the Year Awards

Two local groups have been nominated for the he Environmental Citizen of the Year Awards, an initiative of The Australia Day Council of NSW in partnership with Return and Earn.

Richmond candidates 2022: Informed Medical Options Party candidate Monica Shepherd

Monica Shepherd is an organic naturopath based in Ocean Shores. She is running as a candidate for the Informed Medical Options Party in the federal seat of Richmond.

Discover Ballina & Lennox Head

With easy parking and river breezes, Ballina is the perfect combination of convenience and ease as a destination for shopping and access to services not available within the Byron Shire. Lennox Head is just north of Ballina and is a charming seaside village.

Both are playgrounds for beach lovers, surfers, boats, anglers and eco-adventurers. Its also just a hop, skip and jump (well a 15 minute drive) down the freeway. What are you waiting for?


Old Quarter Coffee Merchants The Book Warehouse Ballina Fair Shopping Centre Discover Ballina Carpet One My Geek Mate Fishy Fishy
Old Quarter Coffee Merchants

1. Old Quarter Coffee Merchants

Ballina’s only coffee roaster/cafe in a unique plant-filled warehouse, offering ethically sourced specialty coffees from Southeast Asia and wholesome bites. Convenient location. Easy parking.
Mon–Fri 6am–1.30pm
oldquartercoffee.com.au
0423 415 980
2
6 Endeavour Cl


The Book Warehouse

2. The Book Warehouse

Catering to book lovers in Ballina, Lismore, Grafton and Coffs for over 40 years.
Find the perfect gift for your Valentine, in store, or browse their online shop. Locally owned. Competitive prices.
theBWH.com.au
6686 0917
1
65 River St


Ballina Fair Shopping Centre

3. Ballina Fair Shopping Centre

Ballina Fair is filled with glorious gifts for your Valentine, choose from jewellery to perfume, wallets to champagne, PLUS plenty of parking! It’s your local Ballina Fair!
ballinafair.com.au
cnr Kerr & Fox Sts


Discover Ballina

4. Shop local, support local

Ballina Visitor Information Centre stocks local products, unique gifts and souvenirs!
Proudly supporting local businesses across the region.
discoverballina.com
1800 777 666
6 River St


Carpet One

5. Carpet One

Great range, expert advice, professional installation. Residential and commercial. Tough flooring that stands up to the rigours of day-to-day living.
carpetone.com.au/ballina
6686 3855
3/5 Clark St


My Geek Mate

6. My Geek Mate

Need help using technology? Come and see Mark of My Geek Mate – ‘Personal tech support for bamboozled bipeds.’
Free parking and no potholes!
mygeekmate.com.au
0431 122 057
1/53 Tamar St


Fishy Fishy

7. Fishy Fishy

With friendly service and a great atmosphere, their fish is fresh off the boat and they are committed to using local, seasonal, sustainable ingredients wherever possible. Open 7 days.
fishyfishy.com.au
02 6687 5599
Shop 3, 80-84 Ballina St, Lennox Head

COVID-19 update for the NNSWLHD – May 23

The Northern NSW Local Health District reports that to 4pm yesterday, Sunday May 22, there were 40 COVID-19 positive patients in hospital in Northern NSW, with one of these in ICU.

Elliot ecstatic about Albo and confident of a Richmond win

While her win in Richmond has not yet been confirmed, Justine Elliot is very happy about the overall result for Labor and a new government.

Australian politics transformed

Following an election like no other, Australia looks set to change course on climate and corruption, with the Coalition's Scott Morrison being prised from office and Anthony Albanese about to form a new Labor government with the support of Greens and teal independents.

Kevin Hogan returns for Page

Though the coalition government he represents is now in opposition, National Party candidate for Page, Kevin Hogan, has been returned to his seat and yesterday he released a statement to all media.