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Tweed residents outraged at destruction of koala habitat on Cobaki Creek
A 'legacy' floodplain development on the tidal estuary of Cobaki Creek, known to have recent koala sightings, was approved in 1996 and is now being cleared.
Corrie’s Frock Shop safe in family hands
Fifty-four years is a long time to be in the workforce let alone in the one business in the one town, but that is how Corrie van Dommele has spent most of her adult life – at Corrie's Frock Shop in Ballina, but now she is about to call it quits.
Apples and pears
by Victoria Cosford These long hot golden days are lulling us into the belief that summer will go on forever...
Ballina council contractor debt waived after company goes bust
The Ballina Shire Council has voted to write off debt owed by a failed private company initially hired to develop six industrial lots six years ago.
We’re coming to cycle
Our small cycling group is headed your way (20-24 March) to experience the newly-opened Northern Rivers Rail Trail and...
Buskers for Blues
The Bluesfest Busking Comp is a community engagement initiative, established 19 years ago by a group of dedicated, local musical souls – proudly executed by ACE, and fully supported and fostered by Peter Noble and the Bluesfest family.
The dog thing
I have to acknowledge the eloquent detail of David Heilpern’s description concerning the issues around recalcitrant dog ownership in...
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Fred Hollows Foundation says thanks
The Fred Hollows Foundation is saying thank you to the people of Australia who generosity helped deliver 929,106 eye operations and treatments in 2018.
Murwillumbah Fire Station needs more firefighters
There is probably not one adult who hasn’t been grateful for the job that firefighters have done in this country, particularly in the aftermath of the The 2019–20 Australian bushfires.
Draw your puss to win cat pack prizes
The reason cats take up so much of the collective internet space is because they are just so incredibly cute – we love them! But we don't always keep them inside when they should be.
Dental clinic celebrates 30 years in Mullum
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It’s quite an achievement to own and operate a business for 30 years and more so with your life partner and that’s exactly what David and Kim Smith have done.
Working with Nature at the Living Lab
Living Lab Northern Rivers has opened their new exhibition 'Working with Nature' this week in their Lismore shopfront space, giving visitors the chance to learn more about flood mitigation strategies.