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Lennox Rise development clears another hurdle

The massive new residential development planned west of Epiq in Lennox Head continued its progress towards becoming reality at the last Ballina Shire Council meeting.

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Ahoy m’hearties young and old in Bangalow

‘Ahoy m’hearties’ was the catchcry at Bangalow Parklands on Saturday afternoon during the Connecting Generations Pirate Party.

Will the Lennox Park pavilion survive?

Ballina Shire Council will today debate the future of the Lennox Park pavilion/dressing shed, which is slated for removal as part of the Lennox Village Vision concept plan.

Editorial – Ewingsdale development creep rejected by residents

A petition of 294 signatures against rezoning Ewingsdale farmland to commercial use will be presented to councillors for their upcoming Thursday meeting.

Monkey see

Daniel Brown, Byron Bay Back in my early youth growing up in Mt Eliza Victoria in the ‘90s I’d secretly...

Green Spine parking

Ian Kingston, Mullumbimby I am concerned at the apparent loss of parking spaces proposed in the centre of Mullum under...

Motion to save Lennox pavilion fails

Ballina Cr Eoin Johnston's attempt to save the seventy year old weather shed at Lennox Head went down at council's meeting yesterday, attracting only one other councillor's support.

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Nationals want to log Murray Valley National Park

The National Party can't seem to decide if they will back logging in the Murray Valley National Park as they play with words to redefine their intentions.

‘Not Glad, Gladys’ launches tonight

Jobs and money are the key planks to the ‘Not Glad, Gladys’ campaign that is being launched in the four marginal seats of Lismore, Tweed, Ballina and Clarence tonight by Unions NSW.

Drugs: call for no more ‘nanny state’

The weekend blitz targeting roadside alcohol and drug testing has highlighted NSW government laws that target the use of cannabis rather than its impact on driving.

Nats MP used ‘weasel words’ to disguise job losses: ALP

A vicious war of words has erupted between Labor’s candidate for the state seat of Tweed and the National Party MP for Lismore over claims 30 jobs are set to go at the Murwillumbah Firearms Registry.

Nats to hold ‘meet the candidates’ meeting at SCU

A 'meet the candidates' forum will be held at Lismore's Southern Cross University Enterprise Lab tomorrow evening to give locals the chance to grill prospective candidates.

Gay candidate quits National Party after losing appeal

Former Nationals candidate for the state seat of Lismore, Rod Bruem, resigned from the party yesterday after his allegations of a concerted homophobic campaign against him were rejected.

National Party Lismore candidate claims homophobic smear

One of the unsuccessful candidates in the first-stage preselection for the state seat of Lismore believes homophobia was behind a series of ‘bizarre’ and ‘inappropriate’ questions that he was asked during a party meeting on Saturday.

Nationals call on community to choose Lismore candidate

The NSW Nationals will leave the final decision about who will replace Thomas George as their candidate in the next state election to the community.

Nuclear mooted by NSW Nationals leader

Should NSW develop nuclear power capabilities? And is it time to bring Lismore's nuclear-free signs back? Nationals leader John Barilaro apparently thinks yes to the first...

North coast MP condemned over ‘xenophobic’ comments

North coast Nationals state MP Andrew Fraser has been roundly condemned after calling for Australia to close its borders after the passport of a Syrian refugee was found near the body of one of the Paris bombers.

So you think you’d like to run for Council?

Residents considering running for Tweed Council can attend briefing sessions to find out about being a councillor ahead of local government elections.

Ballina Dragons invite public to have a go

The Ballina Dragon Boat Racing Club is having a come and try day on Saturday 6 March, on the Richmond River at Ballina.

Hospital staff want to park for free while they work

It seems that Lismore Base isn’t the only hospital whose workers would like to park their cars for free while they work.

International Women’s Day kerfuffle at Ballina

One councillor walked out of Ballina Council's recent meeting during an emotional discussion about speakers at an upcoming IWD event.