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Tweed Council to write to government for more housing support

With a shortage of affordable housing in most areas of the Far North Coast, it is not surprising that Tweed is also feeling the pinch and Council has declared a housing emergency in the area owing to a lack of availability and affordability.

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Pay parking for Lennox Head?

Yesterday's Ballina Shire Council meeting saw councillors raise the spectre of paid parking at Lennox Head, and possibly elsewhere in the shire.

Augmented Reality gives local art exhibition a high-tech twist

A Byron Bay art gallery is seeking to bring paintings to life in its new exhibition, by making Augmented Reality technology part of the experience.

Common courtesy

Anonymous, Byron Bay First of all, thank you to those customers who did the right thing and wore their masks in...

The Channon resilient after disaster

Northern Rivers communities are nothing if not resilient and The Channon community is preparing to take a proactive stance when it comes to disasters in the area.

Rise and shine!

Early morning starts are not a usual routine for chefs at the Ballina RSL Club. March was an exception when Chef Halie Welsh rallied some staff and friends together to take part in Ian Thorpe’s Laps For Life charity. A team of ten hit the Ballina Pool at 7am every day during March to raise funds For ReachOut’s Laps For Life challenge. 

Tweed Council to write to government for more housing support

With a shortage of affordable housing in most areas of the Far North Coast, it is not surprising that Tweed is also feeling the pinch and Council has declared a housing emergency in the area owing to a lack of availability and affordability.

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Don’t miss out on the Chinny Charge!

Over half the places have already been snapped up for this year’s Chinny Charge, so register soon if you don’t want to miss out on this once-a-year opportunity to run or walk up Mullumbimby’s piece of paradise, Mount Chincogan.

Chinny Charge success again

For the second year in a row a successful Chinny charge has seen runners and walkers enjoy the delights of climbing Mount Chincogan on the only day of the year it is open to the public.

Ready, set, go… register for the Chinny Charge

It is time to get ready to race (or walk) to the top of Mount Chincogan. Registration is now open so don't miss out on this years charge set to take place on September 8.

Sculpture taking centre stage in Mullumbimby

Sculpture is taking root in Mullumbimby with the $30,000 Spirit of Chincogan commission currently seeking submissions and the inaugural Ingenuity Community Sculpture Festival set to take place during the Mullum Music Festival later in the year.

Make Chincogan a state park

Len Bates, Mullumbimby. Wouldn’t it be loverly if the 40 hectare range, which includes the top of Mt Chincogan and the two other smaller peaks,...

Chincogan Charge spots running out

More than half the spots are now gone for the Chincogan Charge run on September 16, so if you want to run or walk up the mountain, now is your chance to book your place.

Simon Richardson steps down as Byron Shire Mayor

In an eventful day for Byron Shire Council, pot-stirrer Fast Buck$ was ejected from the council chambers yesterday and later Cr Simon Richardson announced that he will be stepping down as mayor from the end of next week.

Pay parking for Lennox Head?

Yesterday's Ballina Shire Council meeting saw councillors raise the spectre of paid parking at Lennox Head, and possibly elsewhere in the shire.

They will not be forgotten…

In the wake of the pandemic restrictions, ANZAC Day will be commemorated in a COVID safe fashion and some areas will ask residents to...

East Ballina Lions desperately needs new members

East Ballina Lions Club has given over thirty years of service to numerous community programs and initiatives, but if it doesn't get more members soon, it will have to close.