Home Tags Rail
Backlash Stan Grant
Extraordinary negative and callous statements regarding Stan Grant in the recent edition’s Backlash section. Grant was a terrible host?...
New initiative to enliven Lismore’s CBD
Lismore City Council, the Lismore Regional Gallery and vacant shop owners, have announced the launch of the Lismore City ArtVenture.
When western medicine doesn’t work
Once I finally admitted I needed help with vicarious trauma, I tried a few techniques to ease my troubled mind.
A thick hunk of toasted sourdough, a joyous tumble of braised tomatoey capsicum and onion and beans, a perfect fried egg to crest it all – and there it is on the counter waiting for whoever ordered it and I’m so tempted to claim it!
A gem among the many incredible natural wonders of the Northern Rivers
The Member for Lismore Janelle Saffin called a local tourist spot is 'a gem among the many incredible natural wonders of the Northern Rivers' as she announced two reserves in the Lismore region will be upgraded.
Bayside Residents Association formed
A new residents association has emerged in what residents say is one of Byron Shire’s ‘forgotten’ suburbs’ – Bayside Brunswick Heads.
A fragrant garland of classical Indian raga
Målå is a classical Indian music experience featuring international artist Sangeet Mishra, eighth generation sarangi player from Mumbai. Bangalow...
Stories about "rail":
Advocates push for the return of rail
A group of residents committed to the return of rail services to the area say the first stage of planning is underway ‘to bring our tracks back to life and extend a climate-friendly train service to Mullumbimby, with the second stage to provide rail services to Bangalow’.
Pro rail groups join to rally on Thursday
Four local groups have banded together and will host a rally calling for urgent consultation on the removal of the train tracks on the Murwillumbah to Crabbes Creek rail corridor.
Rail group wants bikes and tracks
The Murwillumbah Group of Northern Rivers Rail Supporters are holding an event this Thursday as part of the campaign to save the railway tracks from being ripped up.
Closure of the Casino to Murwillumbah railway line
Last Wednesday a bill went to the Lower House of the NSW Parliament supported by Geoff Provest, Nationals MP for Tweed and Janelle Saffin, Labor MP for Lismore.
TOOT still fighting to save the rails
The issue of rail travels and resurrecting the lines on the far north coast have been the subject for debate, often very heated, since May 15, 2004, when the last XPT train left Murwillumbah station, putting an end to 110 years of rail transport in the region.
Trains the future of public transport
Lydia Kindred, Rosebank. Geoff Bensley is muddying the waters as usual by attacking Trains On Our Tracks (TOOT) and the Northern Rivers Railway Action Group (NRRAG) for not supporting a train line along the Pacific Highway, which according to Geoff Provest (local MP) is currently not an option.
Fun community connection for Japanese community
The local Japanese community came together in early May at the Cavanbah center to celebrate Japanese Children’s Day.
Tragic death of two men in Yamba
NSW Police have today spoken to the media after the body of a man and a teenage boy were located inside a home at Yamba yesterday.
Expect saltwater on Ballina roads during king tides
Ballina Shire Council is encouraging motorists to drive safely over the coming days with king tides leading to minor flooding of some local roads.
Warming winter for Tweed Shire’s homeless
It's no secret that the Far North Coast has some of the highest homelessness figures in the country and Dharma Care is determined to reduce those figures as the days get colder.