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King tides expected in Ballina over the weekend may lead to minor flooding over some local roads, the Ballina Shire Council was warning Thursday.
A draft Ballina Shire Housing strategy is on public exhibition until mid-March, with the council to receive community feedback later this year.
A recent attempt by someone to open the mouth of Tallow Creek at Suffolk Park has prompted the Byron Shire Council and NSW Government authorities to remind people the act is illegal.
Two new dog parks have opened to the public in Mullumbimby in time for Christmas, one for small dogs and the other for large dogs.
Federal authorities say they’ll be carrying out on-site inspections of properties with irrigated agriculture around Ballina, Casino, and Lismore this week to ensure compliance with water sharing rules.
An entomology professor says authorities are likely to eradicate a Red Imported Fire Ant outbreak in the Tweed Shire but the invasive species will reach the Northern Rivers again.
Essential workers were the losers at the recent Ballina Council meeting when councillors actively removed the category for ‘key workers’ from their development of rental housing on land it owns in Wollongbar.
Getting around the Northern Rivers is no easy task without your own transport. Young people are unable to attend TAFE, and you can’t catch public transport to work due to the impossible timing of, and lack of access to, public transport.