A woman has been charged after allegedly assaulting an employee at Lismore Base Hospital on Saturday (November 10).
The government has matched the funding raised by Ballina Jet Boat Surf Rescue so that they can purchase a new jet ski to ensure the safety of people using Ballina’s extensive waterways.
Researchers from Southern Cross University have discovered a new form of the naturally-occurring sweetener that has the potential to make both humans and bees significantly healthier.
Labor candidate Asren Pugh has issued a direct challenge to Ballina Nationals’ candidate and Parliamentary Secretary for Renewable Energy Ben Franklin to rule out doing a preference deal with One Nation in the forthcoming state election.
Local vets and the Macadamia Castle wildlife team are calling for help to set up a wildlife hospital on the northern rivers in recognition of the specialist care needed for caring for our native Australian wildlife.
Round two community funding projects are being announced across the region with community facilities in Kyogle and Wiangaree receiving $437,500 in funding.
Those interested in the Belongil Creek catchment are invited to a community drop-in session on November 12 at the Byron Community Centre to share information they may have and learn about the development of the Belongil Creek Estuary Opening Strategy.
Where oh where is the water going? Greens call to stop water mining in the northern rivers as the pressure builds over excessive water extraction from the local water table.
The Mullum Show crew invites all locals and visitors to come and experience a fun-filled two days of entertainment and new experiences this weekend. The show theme this year is Sugar Cane, reflecting one of the main crops in our area.
Byrrill Creek Road has been closed about 5km from the Kyogle Road turnoff due to a landslip.
Get your voice heard on how short term holiday letting is effecting your community.
The Mullumbimby Gateway is set to be revitalised following the announcement of a government grant to install new artworks and rejuvenate the totem poles and rotunda at the site.
This week a group of local film makers from Byron SAE are making their own contribution to the debate with a unique and humorous take on the miscommunications between men and women.
New measures are being taken to alert motorists to koala blackspots as Lismore Council implements new signage and road markings encouraging drivers to slow down.
Police are appealing for public assistance after a child was approached in Lismore on Wednesday afternoon.
When living on a floodplain local councils try to provide a range of protections to residents and businesses but the latest simulation of an extreme flood event in Murwillumbah is a salient reminder of the power of nature.
Over the next three months, Mullumbimby’s ageing gravity mains sewerage network will be prodded and poked more often than an in-patient at a teaching hospital. But is the barrage of tests really worthwhile?
Nationals MLC and Ballina state election candidate Ben Franklin has responded to comments by Labor Lismore candidate Janelle Saffin that Labor will legislate lower power costs for consumers.
Eighteen-year-old Aysha Ndiaye, pictured, took up music and singing at school only two years ago. She wowed youth mentorship judges from the Mullum Music Festival, and will now be mentored by Shelly Brown.
The Mullumbimby War Widow’s Cottage, which is one of the homes of the Byron Youth Service (BYS), and the Brunswick Heads CWA Hall will be improved with the help of NSW government funding.
A man has been charged following an altercation in a property at Girards Hill on Tuesday, which allegedly resulted in a 22-year-old man being stabbed to his upper torso and hand.
Geoff Provest has called for Katie Milne to resign over comments she made earlier in the week that the council could consider boycotting contractors who worked at the contentious Kingscliff site of the new Tweed hospital.
Exclusive: A mass exodus of around 17 long-term volunteers at the Byron Bay St Vincent De Paul centre is being downplayed by management, despite claims of poor treatment and a change in management direction.
A 43-year-old man from East Ballina had suffered a 20cm gash to his leg after being bitten at Shelly Beach. But fought off the shark with his surfboard and managed to paddle himself back into shore.
One hundred and ten singers from across the northern rivers will take the stage next month to perform Mozart’s powerful choral work about death, the Requiem, yet there will be one very notable absentee.