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.
Ballina MP Tamara Smith has expressed her deep sympathy for the family of the motorcyclist killed at the Alstonville intersection with the Bruxner Highway. She is also calling for action to fix the notorious blackspot.
Ballina Memorial Pool and Alstonville Aquatic Centre are opening their doors for free this weekend.
Greens MP for Ballina Tamara Smith met with Alstonville community representatives over the weekend to receive their petition for police officers to be stationed permanently at Alstonville.
Permanent firefighters for Ballina and more police resources for Alstonville and Wardell are among motions to be considered by Ballina Shire Council tomorrow.
Something is happening in the woods behind Alstonville, and it sounds like good news. Weeds are toppling, rainforest is sprouting, and a new group of landholders are finding out just what it takes to bring back their creek.
A property at Alstonville has lost two of its farm sheds as a result of a fire that broke out at about 3.45am overnight.
Public meetings will be held across Ballina shire in coming days as the council attempts to sell its proposal to increase rates to improve its pools.
A popular Alstonville doctor has been airlifted to Gold Coast University Hospital in a critical condition after crashing into a tree on an early morning bike ride in Alstonville yesterday.
A community campaign to save nine historic fig trees in Alstonville has highlighted a massive waste of money by the state government, with more than 5,000 trees removed around state schools at a cost of $13 million.
An Alstonville man has died in Bali after falling from his hotel balcony. Mark David Sansom, 31, was found dead at the Harris Sunset Road Hotelin Denpasar about 9pm on Friday night.
Ballina mayor and longtime teacher at Alstonville Public School, David Wright, is shocked and disappointed at the Education Department’s decision to remove a dozen towering old fig trees from the school grounds, which he says will be irreplaceable.
Peter Griffin Byron Bay rugby were beaten 36-14 by Wollongbar Alstonville on Saturday in a replay of their washed out third round fixture. Byron is now in fourth position, one point behind Wollongbar, but they have a chance for immediate... Read More →
Northern United Rugby League Football Club would like to recognise the contribution made to rugby league by teams in the local area by bringing back the ‘Timber Cup’. ‘The Timber Cup has been defunct since about 2006 when the local... Read More →