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Ballina mayor vies for second term ‘leading the rebuild’

Ballina Shire’s mayoral race this September looks to be a competition between two women, one progressive, the other conservative, after both candidates announced campaigns last week.

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NAIDOC WEEK: Bundjalung art on show

Coinciding with NAIDOC week celebrations, Longstanding will be at the Lone Goat Gallery, located at the Byron Library until August 17.

Byron’s foreshore

‘How could the foreshore be improved’? asks Byron Council. Simple. Incorporate natural and hybrid infrastructure into coastal policy and...

Paddle-out for innovative shaper, Geoff McCoy

There are shapers and there are shapers.  Geoff McCoy was our local eminent, and world-recognised, master surfboard shaper. I call...

Celebrating NAIDOC Week in Byron Bay

Celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements NAIDOC Week is an opportunity to recognise the contributions Indigenous Australians make to our country and society.

Comp awards for Suffolk Tennis

Suffolk Park Tennis Tuesday adult social players celebrated their recent night competition season last Sunday at their sponsors Yulli’s. The...

72 house-raises and retrofits announced  

Seventy-two homeowners in the Ballina electorate will receive government funding to raise and retrofit their flood-affected homes, says local NSW Greens MP, Tamara Smith. 

Stories about "Woolworths":

Make Australia America Again

Peter Dutton's ongoing quest to bring the worst elements of American politics to Australia reached a new low this week with his social media post urging Woolworths to stop 'peddling woke agendas'. This was in response to the supermarket giant saying it would no longer be selling Australia Day merchandise, along with Kmart and Aldi, due to declining sales.

Solutions to plastic waste crisis?

Supermarkets all claim to be leading the way in sustainability in Australia – but who is doing the most to cut plastic? For the first time, an independent audit by Australian Marine Conservation Society and the Boomerang Alliance has revealed the truth about plastic packaging in supermarkets.

Supermarkets meet Clean-up Notices obligations

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) say that Coles and Woolworths have met their immediate obligations under the Clean-up Notices issued by the Authority, with more than 5000 tonnes of soft plastics moved to safe storage.

Owners hoping to reopen Lismore Central shopping centre

After being inundated by the worst floods in Lismore's history, the owners of Lismore Central Shopping Centre, CA Property Group, say they are continuing to support their retail partners and the wider community.

Woolworths recall products in NSW, ACT and VIC

A Woolworths media release says they supermarket is recalling Woolworths brand coleslaw up to and including 21 Jan.

Ballina Fair Woolworths re-opening soon

On Sunday 6 December 2020, a small number of ceiling tiles inside the Woolworths store at Ballina Fair were dislodged, falling to the floor.

EPIQ Marketplace almost open at Lennox Head

Media had a sneak preview of the exciting new EPIQ Marketplace this morning in Lennox Head. Stage one of the public opening is tomorrow at 8am.

MP, farmers thank Woolies for milk price rise

The North Coast MP who called for a royal commission into supermarket abuse of power has taken the unusual step of thanking one of them.

No more plastic bags from Mullum Woolies

Some 12 Woolworths stores throughout the country, including Mullumbimby, will stop offering single-use plastic bags as of today. Woolies will join a range of shops in Mullum that have already stopped offering the polluting products.

Ballina MP calls on Woolworths to ditch its pokies at West Ballina pub

Ballina Greens MP Tamara Smith wants Woolworths to phase out poker machines at its Westower Tavern venue in West Ballina following allegations that staff at Woolworths-owned hotels have been spying on patrons in order to boost profits.

Tweed boating trip turns fatal

A boating venture on the Tweed River ended in tragedy on Saturday when the vessel capsized and a passenger died.

Two in hospital, including officer, after perilous arrest

A Northern Rivers man wanted for arrest and an officer trying to arrest him are both in hospital after a disastrous encounter in the early hours of the morning.

Federal Labor funds Mullum hospital site masterplan  

A $263,000 federal grant has been awarded to Byron Shire Council for a masterplan and development strategy for the former Mullumbimby Hospital site.

Paddle-out for innovative shaper, Geoff McCoy

There are shapers and there are shapers.  Geoff McCoy was our local eminent, and world-recognised, master surfboard shaper. I call this gaggle of exclusive surfboard...