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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Shark barrier approved for Sorrento beachfor a similar barrier at Coogee Beach in Cockburn, and at Lighthouse Beach in t
Shark barrier approved for Sorrento beach
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 hours ago
for a similar barrier at Coogee Beach in Cockburn, and at Lighthouse Beach in the New South Wales coastal town of Ballina. Joondalup Mayor Troy Pickard said the barrier was expected to cost more than $900,000, with the City to front most... Read more
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Perth Now
Sorrento Beach to get a shark barrierhas designed similar beach enclosures, developing and installing a barrier for
Sorrento Beach to get a shark barrier
Perth Now / Posted 10 hours ago
has designed similar beach enclosures, developing and installing a barrier for the City of Cockburn at Coogee Beach and for Ballina Shire Council (NSW) at Lighthouse Beach. Shark Eco Barrier founder Craig Moss said the 700-850 metre-long barrier... Read more
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Northern Star
Call for pool plaque to shine in a prominent placeBALLINA RSL sub-branch members are keen to ensure a memorial plaque will be in
Call for pool plaque to shine in a prominent place
Northern Star / Posted 17 hours ago
BALLINA RSL sub-branch members are keen to ensure a memorial plaque will be in a prominent position when Ballina War Memorial Pool is upgraded. The plaque now sits on a monument at the pool entrance. It is proposed the entrance will be moved from... Read more
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Daily Examiner
History repeats for Masters Hockey starlike the elephant man.” But appearances won’t stop the tough veteran taking hi
History repeats for Masters Hockey star
Daily Examiner / Posted 18 hours ago
like the elephant man.” But appearances won’t stop the tough veteran taking his spot on the field when City Bears host Ballina this Saturday. This weekend represents the first matches against Far North Coast opposition in the Inter-District... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Montgomery County Sheriff's K-9 unit gets protective vestsand had embroidered on it, "In memory of George and Grace Salisbury, Bar Harbor
Montgomery County Sheriff's K-9 unit gets protective vests
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 20 hours ago
and had embroidered on it, "In memory of George and Grace Salisbury, Bar Harbor, ME." Doerak's vest was sponsored by Robin Ballina of Shakopee, MN and came embroidered with the sentiment, "This gift of protection provided by Vested Interest in... Read more
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The Courier
Maitland's a Big Thing on Australia's mapon her list. Ms Kennedy said the Thornton pair were impressive but truly dwarf
Maitland's a Big Thing on Australia's map
The Courier / Posted yesterday
on her list. Ms Kennedy said the Thornton pair were impressive but truly dwarfed by a coastal cousin . “The Big Prawn in Ballina was my favourite,” she said. “The photo with the postie bike in front gives you some sense of scale. "My other... Read more
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Northern Star
Take your tastebuds on a gourmet tour of Northern Riversproducing some of the produce of the North Coast in a Flavours of the Northern
Take your tastebuds on a gourmet tour of Northern Rivers
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
producing some of the produce of the North Coast in a Flavours of the Northern Rivers Gourmet Tour to be run as part of the Ballina Fine Wine and Food Festival in July. The festival is run by the Rotary Club of Ballina-on-Richmond and will this... Read more
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Northern Star
Dig deep for cash to keep the music alive in BallinaTHE riffs of country music will fill the air around Ballina in June, and someon
Dig deep for cash to keep the music alive in Ballina
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
THE riffs of country music will fill the air around Ballina in June, and someone will be filling their pockets with cash. Tickets are now available in the Ballina Coastal Country Music Festival fundraising raffle, with a cool $1000 up for grabs as... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Hwy construction to put koalas at risk: ecologistSteve Phillips has spoken out about the impact on koala habitat from constructi
Hwy construction to put koalas at risk: ecologist
Daily Examiner / Posted yesterday
Steve Phillips has spoken out about the impact on koala habitat from construction of the Pacific Hwy between Woolgoolga and Ballina. After reviewing environmental impact reports, Mr Phillips said RMS had underestimated the numbers of koalas that... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
19 famous people you didn't know hail from Toowoombastill reside. Mr Power regularly visits the city and often mentions it when gi
19 famous people you didn't know hail from Toowoomba
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted yesterday
still reside. Mr Power regularly visits the city and often mentions it when giving interviews. Ready to perform at the Ballina RSL club on Sunday night Country singers Beccy Cole,and Gina Jeffreys.Doug Eaton Often called Australia's "Queen of... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Go ga-ga over orchids at Ballina show on Mother’s DayIF YOU’RE looking for ways to make mother’s day this weekend, take her to the B
Go ga-ga over orchids at Ballina show on Mother’s Day
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted yesterday
IF YOU’RE looking for ways to make mother’s day this weekend, take her to the Ballina and District Orchid Society’s Autumn Show. Not only will there be a beautiful, varied display of orchids but there will be a chance to buy orchids and start... Read more
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Northern Star
Go ga-ga over orchids at Ballina show on Mother’s DayIF YOU’RE looking for ways to make mother’s day this weekend, take her to the B
Go ga-ga over orchids at Ballina show on Mother’s Day
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
IF YOU’RE looking for ways to make mother’s day this weekend, take her to the Ballina and District Orchid Society’s Autumn Show. Not only will there be a beautiful, varied display of orchids but there will be a chance to buy orchids and start... Read more
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Northern Star
List: Things to do with your mum on Mother’s DayWardell Rd, Alstonville. $45 adult, $20 child. Bookings essential on 6628 0610.
List: Things to do with your mum on Mother’s Day
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
Wardell Rd, Alstonville. $45 adult, $20 child. Bookings essential on 6628 0610. Head down to the Mother's Day Classic at Ballina to have fun, exercise and raise money for cancer. Participate or support participants in this 4.5km walk/run. Visit... Read more
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Northern Star
Until public transport improves, 'older people will suffer'our region are Northern Rivers Community Transport, servicing Lismore, Kyogle a
Until public transport improves, 'older people will suffer'
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
our region are Northern Rivers Community Transport, servicing Lismore, Kyogle and Richmond Valley, and the Tweed, Byron and Ballina Community Transport. Mr Parkinson is on a pension. He believes despite rising numbers of retirees on the Northern... Read more
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Daily Examiner
WEATHER: A sunny day which seems more like springfront, the establishing high pressure ridge will become the dominant synoptic f
WEATHER: A sunny day which seems more like spring
Daily Examiner / Posted yesterday
front, the establishing high pressure ridge will become the dominant synoptic feature until the end of the week when the next cold front is forecast to affect the state. Maxium temperatures: Byron Bay - 26 Lismore - 28 Grafton - 29 Ballina... Read more
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Daily Examiner
He finally gets to wear a representative football jerseyIT HAS taken 10 years but Ballina junior Mitchell Aubusson will finally wear a
He finally gets to wear a representative football jersey
Daily Examiner / Posted yesterday
IT HAS taken 10 years but Ballina junior Mitchell Aubusson will finally wear a representative jersey in the National Rugby League. The 28-year-old picked up a spot on the bench for Country Origin and will take part in the annual City v Country game... Read more
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Northern Star
WEATHER: A sunny day which seems more like Springfront, the establishing high pressure ridge will become the dominant synoptic f
WEATHER: A sunny day which seems more like Spring
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
front, the establishing high pressure ridge will become the dominant synoptic feature until the end of the week when the next cold front is forecast to affect the state. Maxium temperatures: Byron Bay - 26 Lismore - 28 Grafton - 29 Ballina... Read more
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Northern Star
He finally gets to wear a representative football jerseyIT HAS taken 10 years but Ballina junior Mitchell Aubusson will finally wear a
He finally gets to wear a representative football jersey
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
IT HAS taken 10 years but Ballina junior Mitchell Aubusson will finally wear a representative jersey in the National Rugby League. The 28-year-old picked up a spot on the bench for Country Origin and will take part in the annual City v Country game... Read more
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Northern Star
Ballina residents plead for vandalism to stopA BAND of neighbours in the area adjacent to Ballina Fair shopping centre are s
Ballina residents plead for vandalism to stop
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
A BAND of neighbours in the area adjacent to Ballina Fair shopping centre are so shocked at the increasingly brazen nature of break-ins, theft and vandalism, they have formed a group to tackle the problem. At a meeting, coordinated with the help of... Read more
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Northern Star
Good Guys labels Ballina boy Braydan a Super KidBALLINA’S Braydan Webb is a national finalist in the inaugural Super Kid Awards
Good Guys labels Ballina boy Braydan a Super Kid
Northern Star / Posted 2 days ago
BALLINA’S Braydan Webb is a national finalist in the inaugural Super Kid Awards, winning a Samsung tablet and the unique opportunity to potentially take out the coveted major prize. The awards program, created and run by The Good Guys, recognises... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Dick Smith’s super sad leftoversit might be time to just let it go. — To view an entire list of store closure,
Dick Smith’s super sad leftovers
Adelaide Now / Posted 2 days ago
it might be time to just let it go. — To view an entire list of store closure, see below. Erina, NSW Ashfield, NSW Ballina, NSW Belconnen, ACT Bondi, NSW Bunbury, NSW Burwood Westfield, NSW Elizabeth City, NSW Highpoint, NSW Mt... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Dick Smith’s super sad leftoversclosure, see below. Want to see more?( 15 more photos in collection )Continue
Dick Smith’s super sad leftovers
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
closure, see below. Want to see more?( 15 more photos in collection )Continue to full gallery Erina, NSW Ashfield, NSW Ballina, NSW Belconnen, ACT Bondi, NSW Bunbury, NSW Burwood Westfield, NSW Elizabeth City, NSW Highpoint, NSW Mt... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Dick Smith’s super sad leftoversit might be time to just let it go. — To view an entire list of store closure,
Dick Smith’s super sad leftovers
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
it might be time to just let it go. — To view an entire list of store closure, see below. Erina, NSW Ashfield, NSW Ballina, NSW Belconnen, ACT Bondi, NSW Bunbury, NSW Burwood Westfield, NSW Elizabeth City, NSW Highpoint, NSW Mt... Read more
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Perth Now
Dick Smith’s super sad leftoversit might be time to just let it go. — To view an entire list of store closure,
Dick Smith’s super sad leftovers
Perth Now / Posted 2 days ago
it might be time to just let it go. — To view an entire list of store closure, see below. Erina, ACT Ashfield, NSW Ballina, NSW Belconnen, NSW Bondi, NSW Bunbury, NSW Burwood Westfield, NSW Elizabeth City, NSW Highpoint, NSW Mt... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Cup campaign starts here for Redwolfnow but we want him to be at his peak for the carnival." Ben Looker rides Redw
Cup campaign starts here for Redwolf
Daily Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
now but we want him to be at his peak for the carnival." Ben Looker rides Redwolf to victory in the 1260 metre race at the Ballina Racecourse.Marc Stapelberg With Redwolf entering his return race at top weight of 60.5 kilograms, Ryan has opted for... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Caravan parks keep keen watch on Wicked slogansthey've cleaned their act up a little bit since then." Outrage over the offens
Caravan parks keep keen watch on Wicked slogans
Daily Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
they've cleaned their act up a little bit since then." Outrage over the offensive slogans has grown recently. Last week, Ballina and Byron councils made a bid to ban the most offensive artwork from their roads. "I'm not surprised about that... Read more
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Northern Star
Hazmat called to Pottsville nursing home gas leakhome after a strong smell of gas was detected at the facility. About 1am on Sa
Hazmat called to Pottsville nursing home gas leak
Northern Star / Posted 2 days ago
home after a strong smell of gas was detected at the facility. About 1am on Saturday emergency services were called to the Ballina St. Fire and Rescue NSW including the Hazmat crew established there was a small leak in one of the LPG lines at the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Mass representative round exodusVaughan – Gungahlin Bulls / Canberra Raiders 16. Tariq Sims – Gerringong Lions
Mass representative round exodus
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Vaughan – Gungahlin Bulls / Canberra Raiders 16. Tariq Sims – Gerringong Lions / Newcastle Knights 17. Mitch Aubusson – Ballina Seagulls / Sydney Roosters The teams for the annual trans-Tasman Test at Hunter Stadium on Friday have already been... Read more
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Northern Star
Rampant Coraki shows no mercy over Ballinahockey on Saturday with 18 scored in the two local games in the Premier League.
Rampant Coraki shows no mercy over Ballina
Northern Star / Posted 2 days ago
hockey on Saturday with 18 scored in the two local games in the Premier League. Coraki showed no mercy in a 9-2 win over Ballina and Northern Star overcame a determined East Lismore 5-2. Coraki wasted no time getting on the scoreboard with a... Read more
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Northern Star
Best may be yet to come for Byron BayTHE best could still be to come for Byron Bay after a 24-13 win over Ballina in
Best may be yet to come for Byron Bay
Northern Star / Posted 2 days ago
THE best could still be to come for Byron Bay after a 24-13 win over Ballina in Far North Coast rugby union at Quays Reserve, Ballina. Byron are unbeaten after two rounds and will host Wollongbar-Alstonville in a grand final rematch when the... Read more
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Northern Star
Full of Glee as girls put six goals past Ballina in women’s hockeyGLEE ran away with a 6-0 win over Ballina while Lismore rivals Star and Easts p
Full of Glee as girls put six goals past Ballina in women’s hockey
Northern Star / Posted 2 days ago
GLEE ran away with a 6-0 win over Ballina while Lismore rivals Star and Easts played out a nil-all draw in Far North Coast A-grade women’s hockey. Ballina were the stronger team for most of the first half against Glee, missing three scoring... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Regional funds going to metropolitan projects10% of the state's allocated funding went to projects based in Brisbane. Of th
Regional funds going to metropolitan projects
Daily Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
10% of the state's allocated funding went to projects based in Brisbane. Of the amount spent in regional areas in NSW, Ballina Shire Council received $850,000 for the marine rescue tower at Ballina. Lismore City Council received about $2.8... Read more
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Northern Star
Regional funds going to metropolitan projects10% of the state’s allocated funding went to projects based in Brisbane. Of th
Regional funds going to metropolitan projects
Northern Star / Posted 2 days ago
10% of the state’s allocated funding went to projects based in Brisbane. Of the amount spent in regional areas in NSW, Ballina Shire Council received $850,000 for the marine rescue tower at Ballina. Lismore City Council received about $2.8... Read more
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Northern Star
Seagulls pick the eyes out of DevilsBALLINA hooker Andrew Battese injected himself at crucial moments when the Seag
Seagulls pick the eyes out of Devils
Northern Star / Posted 2 days ago
BALLINA hooker Andrew Battese injected himself at crucial moments when the Seagulls beat Byron Bay 20-6 in Northern Rivers Regional Rugby League at Byron Bay yesterday. Battese scored the only try in the second half with a grubber kick in the... Read more
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Northern Star
Hogan ‘very happy’ with $13 million for Page projectsMr Hogan said. The successful projects in Page were the Toonumbar Dam Road in
Hogan ‘very happy’ with $13 million for Page projects
Northern Star / Posted 2 days ago
Mr Hogan said. The successful projects in Page were the Toonumbar Dam Road in Kyogle, Casino Saleyards in Richmond Valley, Ballina Marine Rescue Tower, Lismore Quadrangle, and Harwood Sugar Mill in the Clarence Valley. Successful applications... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Taxpayer dollars meant for Clarence to go to citiesbehind. The Regional Australia Institute recently released a report that said
Taxpayer dollars meant for Clarence to go to cities
Daily Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
behind. The Regional Australia Institute recently released a report that said 31 of Australia's small cities, including Ballina-Lismore and Coffs Harbour, outperformed the major cities' economic growth rate between 2002 and 2010 but received... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Nicky Rackard Cup roundstages of the Nicky Rackard Cup following their 0-22 to 1-11 round 2A victory o
Nicky Rackard Cup round
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 4 days ago
stages of the Nicky Rackard Cup following their 0-22 to 1-11 round 2A victory over Armagh in James Stephens Park, Ballina today. Despite Ryan Gaffney finding the back of the Mayo net in the 28th minute, the hosts led by 0-11 to 1-3 at the... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Buccaneers cruise into Killer clash at Yamba Ovalwe're here." In other President's Cup action the Iluka Cossacks have been give
Buccaneers cruise into Killer clash at Yamba Oval
Daily Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
we're here." In other President's Cup action the Iluka Cossacks have been given a well earned weekend off after opposition Ballina Seahorses forfeited the contest. Coming after the Cossacks crushing 47-0 defeat of the Kyogle Cockies at home last... Read more
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Herald Sun
The Last Say with Ray Thomasrace 8: Royal Rumble NSW PROVINCIALS Newcastle Beaumont race 3: The Amateur
The Last Say with Ray Thomas
Herald Sun / Posted 4 days ago
race 8: Royal Rumble NSW PROVINCIALS Newcastle Beaumont race 3: The Amateur Newcastle Beaumont race 7: Bracteate NSW COUNTRY Ballina race 2: Chantilly Chateau Ballina race 3: Soul Train #Good luck today and I hope you back plenty of... Read more
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The Courier Mail
The Last Say with Ray Thomasrace 8: Royal Rumble NSW PROVINCIALS Newcastle Beaumont race 3: The Amateur
The Last Say with Ray Thomas
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
race 8: Royal Rumble NSW PROVINCIALS Newcastle Beaumont race 3: The Amateur Newcastle Beaumont race 7: Bracteate NSW COUNTRY Ballina race 2: Chantilly Chateau Ballina race 3: Soul Train #Good luck today and I hope you back plenty of... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The Last Say with Ray Thomasrace 8: Royal Rumble NSW PROVINCIALS Newcastle Beaumont race 3: The Amateur
The Last Say with Ray Thomas
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
race 8: Royal Rumble NSW PROVINCIALS Newcastle Beaumont race 3: The Amateur Newcastle Beaumont race 7: Bracteate NSW COUNTRY Ballina race 2: Chantilly Chateau Ballina race 3: Soul Train #Good luck today and I hope you back plenty of... Read more
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Literary Minded
Richmond – The Poll Bludgersince federation, and presently encompasses the shires of Tweed in the north, B
Richmond – The Poll Bludger
Literary Minded / Posted 4 days ago
since federation, and presently encompasses the shires of Tweed in the north, Byron in the centre and the northern part of Ballina in the south. The latest redistribution has redrawn its boundary with Page to add the town of Ballina at the southern... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Spanish firm to build new bridgelong, the new Harwood bridge will be the longest of more than 100 new bridges b
Spanish firm to build new bridge
Daily Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
long, the new Harwood bridge will be the longest of more than 100 new bridges built as part of the the 155km Woolgoolga to Ballina section of highway. Construction is expected to begin in August and is scheduled for completion in 2019, but Acciona... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Hurling previews: Banner out to dethrone Deise menweight that Wicklow's loss to Meath. Verdict: Kildare Nicky Rackard Cup round
Hurling previews: Banner out to dethrone Deise men
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 5 days ago
weight that Wicklow's loss to Meath. Verdict: Kildare Nicky Rackard Cup round 2A Mayo v Armagh, James Stephens Park, Ballina, 1.30pm Mayo crushed Tyrone in Round One, while Armagh were made battle for their victory in their opener against... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
All strength to Parramatta Eels star Kieran Foran for a complete recoveryhe boasted in public of besting me on the field, during the Masters. His name w
All strength to Parramatta Eels star Kieran Foran for a complete recovery
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 days ago
he boasted in public of besting me on the field, during the Masters. His name was "Poppa" Gallagher, and he boasted to the Ballina News how he had tackled me hard in a rugby game between the Old Thistles and the Mosman Whales, at Milner. "I am... Read more
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The North West Star
All strength to Parramatta Eels star Kieran Foran for a complete recoveryhe boasted in public of besting me on the field, during the Masters. His name w
All strength to Parramatta Eels star Kieran Foran for a complete recovery
The North West Star / Posted 5 days ago
he boasted in public of besting me on the field, during the Masters. His name was "Poppa" Gallagher, and he boasted to the Ballina News how he had tackled me hard in a rugby game between the Old Thistles and the Mosman Whales, at Milner. "I am... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Mayo side to play Armagh announced2016 Mayo Senior Hurling Manager JP Coen has announced the team to face Armagh
Mayo side to play Armagh announced
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 5 days ago
2016 Mayo Senior Hurling Manager JP Coen has announced the team to face Armagh in Round 2A of the Nicky Rackard Cup in Ballina tomorrow (Saturday) afternoon. Armagh, who won the Allianz League Division 2B earlier this season will provide a... Read more
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Northern Star
A win against ‘militant prejudice’ as skate park approvedIT WAS a win for youth yesterday when Ballina Shire Council voted against a res
A win against ‘militant prejudice’ as skate park approved
Northern Star / Posted 5 days ago
IT WAS a win for youth yesterday when Ballina Shire Council voted against a rescission motion to have the skate park moved from the corner of Rifle Range Rd and Plateau Dr. Deputations were made both for and against the motion. Wollongbar and... Read more
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Northern Star
6 top Indian restaurants on the Northern RiversStar. So to share the love we thought we’d compile the top five restaurants.
6 top Indian restaurants on the Northern Rivers
Northern Star / Posted 5 days ago
Star. So to share the love we thought we’d compile the top five restaurants. Maybe because there are two of them, one in Ballina and one in Lismore, they reach a greater number of people, but they came in first by far for recommendations. “Best... Read more
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Northern Star
More parking for troubled Lake Ainsworth projectA RESCISSION motion, in a bid to stop the closure of the Eastern Road, adjacent
More parking for troubled Lake Ainsworth project
Northern Star / Posted 5 days ago
A RESCISSION motion, in a bid to stop the closure of the Eastern Road, adjacent to Lake Ainsworth, was lost at Ballina Council meeting yesterday (Thursday). The road closure will allow the south-east precinct plan to go ahead, and transform the... Read more
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