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Ballina mayor vies for second term ‘leading the rebuild’

Ballina Shire’s mayoral race this September looks to be a competition between two women, one progressive, the other conservative, after both candidates announced campaigns last week.

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NSW Drug Summit announced – finally

The NSW Labor government has finally delivered on their election promise to hold a NSW Drug Summit that will take place this year. 

Celebrate Argentine Cuisine every friday at Crystalbrook Byron’s Parilla BBQ

During the month of July, Crystalbrook Byron will be running ‘Parilla BBQ Fridays’, a culinary experience inspired by Argentine...

Tweed River dredging in July

Dredging to the entrance of the Tweed River will begin this month as part of the Tweed Sand Bypassing...

Complex Palestinian issue

Many false ideas in Mr Heilpern’s article. But I would say this; hardly anybody is trying to understand the...

Renewables/Wallum

Edward Kent’s letter, Wallum (June 26), tried to diminish the importance of the Save Wallum campaign to mere ‘piffle’,...

Celebrating NAIDOC Week in Byron Bay

Celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements NAIDOC Week is an opportunity to recognise the contributions Indigenous Australians make to our country and society.

Stories about "Ballina Marine Rescue":

Ballina boaters lucky to be alive

Two boaters are lucky to be alive after their vessel capsized in challenging conditions off the Ballina coat early Sunday morning.

North Coast sees 335 marine rescues in last year

Across the state it has been the second busiest year on record for NSW Marine Rescue despite the ongoing wet weather.

Woman rescued after falling into Emigrant Creek – Ballina

Last night (Wednesday, 4 August) at around 9pm a woman required rescuing after falling into Emigrant Creek.

Ballina’s Marine Rescue volunteers move into new $2.8m home

Volunteers from Marine Rescue Ballina will move into their new, purpose-built $2.8 million communications tower and unit base today (Friday, October 7). The volunteers will...

Ballina rescue crews recognised with bravery awards

Six men involved in a dramatic sea rescue off Ballina will today be presented with bravery awards.

Tweed boating trip turns fatal

A boating venture on the Tweed River ended in tragedy on Saturday when the vessel capsized and a passenger died.

Two in hospital, including officer, after perilous arrest

A Northern Rivers man wanted for arrest and an officer trying to arrest him are both in hospital after a disastrous encounter in the early hours of the morning.

Federal Labor funds Mullum hospital site masterplan  

A $263,000 federal grant has been awarded to Byron Shire Council for a masterplan and development strategy for the former Mullumbimby Hospital site.

Paddle-out for innovative shaper, Geoff McCoy

There are shapers and there are shapers.  Geoff McCoy was our local eminent, and world-recognised, master surfboard shaper. I call this gaggle of exclusive surfboard...