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Northern Star
Birthday celebrations and pet adoption daypartnership between NRAS and Petstock. “We have had unwavering support from Mi
Birthday celebrations and pet adoption day
Northern Star / Posted 14 hours ago
partnership between NRAS and Petstock. “We have had unwavering support from Mick, Bec and the fantastic team at Petstock Ballina,” NRAS President Jo Parker said. “Petstock has always generously offered a wonderful venue to host our regular... Read more
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Northern Star
Ballina Taekwon-Do champs take on world’s bestNINE young Ballina Taekwon-Do champions are set to battle it out against the be
Ballina Taekwon-Do champs take on world’s best
Northern Star / Posted 14 hours ago
NINE young Ballina Taekwon-Do champions are set to battle it out against the best at the world championships in England next week. It’s been more than a year’s worth of training for the team who had their last joint training session at Tintenbar... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Man who murdered Tanilla, 2, ‘deserved what he got’an appeal by her convicted killer Warren Ross, saying he deserves a heavier sen
Man who murdered Tanilla, 2, ‘deserved what he got’
The Daily Mercury / Posted 14 hours ago
an appeal by her convicted killer Warren Ross, saying he deserves a heavier sentence than the 40 years jail he was given. Ballina mother of five Brooke Bowen had planned to travel to Sydney for the appeal hearing next week, but decided it was too... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Man who murdered Tanilla, 2, ‘deserved what he got’an appeal by her convicted killer Warren Ross, saying he deserves a heavier sen
Man who murdered Tanilla, 2, ‘deserved what he got’
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 14 hours ago
an appeal by her convicted killer Warren Ross, saying he deserves a heavier sentence than the 40 years jail he was given. Ballina mother of five Brooke Bowen had planned to travel to Sydney for the appeal hearing next week, but decided it was too... Read more
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Queensland Times
Man who murdered Tanilla, 2, ‘deserved what he got’an appeal by her convicted killer Warren Ross, saying he deserves a heavier sen
Man who murdered Tanilla, 2, ‘deserved what he got’
Queensland Times / Posted 14 hours ago
an appeal by her convicted killer Warren Ross, saying he deserves a heavier sentence than the 40 years jail he was given. Ballina mother of five Brooke Bowen had planned to travel to Sydney for the appeal hearing next week, but decided it was too... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Man who murdered Tanilla, 2, ‘deserved what he got’an appeal by her convicted killer Warren Ross, saying he deserves a heavier sen
Man who murdered Tanilla, 2, ‘deserved what he got’
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 15 hours ago
an appeal by her convicted killer Warren Ross, saying he deserves a heavier sentence than the 40 years jail he was given. Ballina mother of five Brooke Bowen had planned to travel to Sydney for the appeal hearing next week, but decided it was too... Read more
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News Mail
Man who murdered Tanilla, 2, ‘deserved what he got’an appeal by her convicted killer Warren Ross, saying he deserves a heavier sen
Man who murdered Tanilla, 2, ‘deserved what he got’
News Mail / Posted 15 hours ago
an appeal by her convicted killer Warren Ross, saying he deserves a heavier sentence than the 40 years jail he was given. Ballina mother of five Brooke Bowen had planned to travel to Sydney for the appeal hearing next week, but decided it was too... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Man who murdered Tanilla, 2, ‘deserved what he got’an appeal by her convicted killer Warren Ross, saying he deserves a heavier sen
Man who murdered Tanilla, 2, ‘deserved what he got’
Daily Examiner / Posted 15 hours ago
an appeal by her convicted killer Warren Ross, saying he deserves a heavier sentence than the 40 years jail he was given. Ballina mother of five Brooke Bowen had planned to travel to Sydney for the appeal hearing next week, but decided it was too... Read more
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Northern Star
Man who murdered Tanilla, 2, ‘deserved what he got’an appeal by her convicted killer Warren Ross, saying he deserves a heavier sen
Man who murdered Tanilla, 2, ‘deserved what he got’
Northern Star / Posted 15 hours ago
an appeal by her convicted killer Warren Ross, saying he deserves a heavier sentence than the 40 years jail he was given. Ballina mother of five Brooke Bowen had planned to travel to Sydney for the appeal hearing next week, but decided it was too... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Cossacks, Buccaneers disappointed with FNC ‘travesty’Cup season has been anything but consistent, with the draw changing five times
Cossacks, Buccaneers disappointed with FNC ‘travesty’
Daily Examiner / Posted yesterday
Cup season has been anything but consistent, with the draw changing five times throughout the year and one team, Ballina Seahorses, dropped and then reappointed only two weeks ago. But through it all, there has been one point of... Read more
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Northern Star
Mermaid undertakes marathon paddle against violenceis currently paddling along the coastline. Juliana Bahr-Thomson is today (Frid
Mermaid undertakes marathon paddle against violence
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
is currently paddling along the coastline. Juliana Bahr-Thomson is today (Friday, July 22) en route to Byron Bay from Ballina as part of her marathon board paddle from Newcastle to Noosa. The 28-year-old lifeguard may wish she did have a... Read more
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Daily Star
Is a great white shark lurking off UK coast? Families' panic after spotting beast in Devonfishermen catch shark and it does incredible backflip Australian shark attacks
Is a great white shark lurking off UK coast? Families' panic after spotting beast in Devon
Daily Star / Posted yesterday
fishermen catch shark and it does incredible backflip Australian shark attacks prompt new 'eco barriers' Ballina (Australia) (AFP) - A spate of shark attacks in a town north of Sydney is keeping many locals from swimming at sea,... Read more
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Northern Star
10 things Lismore needs in the next 10 yearsto the Lismore airport or at the Masters site? It would capture a market from
10 things Lismore needs in the next 10 years
Northern Star / Posted 2 days ago
to the Lismore airport or at the Masters site? It would capture a market from Grafton to Tweed, and from Tenterfield to Ballina. Yes Lismore has two public pools, but the people of Lismore need more than that to stop them driving to the coast... Read more
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Northern Star
Top 5 in local entertainmenther gift on the road to places where people may normally not be able to travel
Top 5 in local entertainment
Northern Star / Posted 2 days ago
her gift on the road to places where people may normally not be able to travel large distances to see a medium. At the Ballina RSL Club, 240 River St, Ballina, tomorrow from 8pm. $40. Marilane De Mello BRAZILIAN singer Marilane De Mello... Read more
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Northern Star
It may be a load of rubbish but how should we deal with it?of nappies sitting in the heat for two weeks," she posted. "Especially in Lism
It may be a load of rubbish but how should we deal with it?
Northern Star / Posted 2 days ago
of nappies sitting in the heat for two weeks," she posted. "Especially in Lismore where our bins are half the size that Ballina (is) allowed." Residents in the Ballina Shire had previous difficulties but many have adjusted. "At first when this... Read more
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Northern Star
Council makes decision on future of Ballina airportBALLINA Shire Council will not be putting its airport up for lease in the near
Council makes decision on future of Ballina airport
Northern Star / Posted 2 days ago
BALLINA Shire Council will not be putting its airport up for lease in the near future, resolving instead to bring it to a state of “investment readiness” over the next five years. Commercial services manager Paul Tsikleas said: “The recommendation... Read more
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Northern Star
Man arrested over Ballina store break inA MAN has been arrested for a series of offences in Ballina. Police from Richm
Man arrested over Ballina store break in
Northern Star / Posted 2 days ago
A MAN has been arrested for a series of offences in Ballina. Police from Richmond Local Area Command said in the early hours of Sunday June 17 a 39-year-old man from Aspley, Queensland, was allegedly seen by a member of the public to break into the... Read more
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Northern Star
Firies fired up over “near misses” with bad driversto their destination is more important than giving way to a fire truck with lig
Firies fired up over “near misses” with bad drivers
Northern Star / Posted 3 days ago
to their destination is more important than giving way to a fire truck with lights flashing and siren sounding. The Ballina firies sometimes have difficulty getting out of the new fire station at Tamarind Dr to attend call-outs because of... Read more
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Northern Star
Guide to the ‘perfect day’ on the Northern Riversof the famous tourist attraction. Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern StarMarc
Guide to the ‘perfect day’ on the Northern Rivers
Northern Star / Posted 3 days ago
of the famous tourist attraction. Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern StarMarc Stapelberg Fish and chips on the beach at Ballina Moving further south, enjoy more of our stunning coastline at Ballina. Grab some fish and chips from one of the... Read more
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Northern Star
No reason for increase in bowler transfer feethem away? OUR zone’s youngsters performed well at last week’s NSW junior cham
No reason for increase in bowler transfer fee
Northern Star / Posted 3 days ago
them away? OUR zone’s youngsters performed well at last week’s NSW junior championships at Warilla with Kit Conlan (Ballina) making it through to the singles semi-final before going down 16-31 to Luke Grainger (St Johns Park). On the way to... Read more
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Northern Star
A practical stand against violence against womena stand against violence against women in a practical way. The taekwondo black
A practical stand against violence against women
Northern Star / Posted 3 days ago
a stand against violence against women in a practical way. The taekwondo black belt and owner of Strike Martial Arts in Ballina is once again holding a free self-defence session for women. He has been holding the sessions for the past nine... Read more
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Northern Star
Tribute to Shirley, ‘tireless’ supporter of Lismore artsthe loss of one of its most tireless supporters and benefactors, Shirley Stretc
Tribute to Shirley, ‘tireless’ supporter of Lismore arts
Northern Star / Posted 3 days ago
the loss of one of its most tireless supporters and benefactors, Shirley Stretch. Mrs Stretch died peacefully at a Ballina nursing home yesterday, aged 90. The passing of Mrs Stretch and her husband John, who died aged 91 in November last... Read more
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Northern Star
Ask Layland boys about their soccer titles adventure ...the first time. “Ever since I was 14 I have been my father’s assistant: from c
Ask Layland boys about their soccer titles adventure ...
Northern Star / Posted 3 days ago
the first time. “Ever since I was 14 I have been my father’s assistant: from coaching in Casino and Lismore and even in Ballina – I was learning my trade from him at an early age,” Christian Layland said. “It was very special to be able to... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Bullrouts in fine form and full voice at Golden Oldiesand cajoling long into the evening at the annual celebration of rugby union and
Bullrouts in fine form and full voice at Golden Oldies
Daily Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
and cajoling long into the evening at the annual celebration of rugby union and friendship. There was representation from Ballina, Lismore, Coffs Harbour, Bellingen, Urunga and a visiting team from Brisbane, but rugby was the big winner on the day... Read more
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Northern Star
Eco barrier will create shark-free ‘swimming haven’will pull the barrier out.” Mr Khoury said they anticipated completion by the
Eco barrier will create shark-free ‘swimming haven’
Northern Star / Posted 4 days ago
will pull the barrier out.” Mr Khoury said they anticipated completion by the end of the month. The 650m shark barrier at Ballina was due to start yesterday but looks likely to get under way on Monday because parts were still arriving from... Read more
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Northern Star
Opening up the world of film with closed caption workshopseminar to help make screen media accessible to the hearing and visually impair
Opening up the world of film with closed caption workshop
Northern Star / Posted 4 days ago
seminar to help make screen media accessible to the hearing and visually impaired. Screenworks will deliver the day with Ballina-based expert Michael Lockrey and Sydney-based Audio Description Manager Alison Myers on Thursday, August 18. “We are... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Pacific Highway lanes reopen after 4WD, trailer crashare salvaged from the crash. TUESDAY 8.26am: A CRASH involving a 4WD and a tra
Pacific Highway lanes reopen after 4WD, trailer crash
Daily Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
are salvaged from the crash. TUESDAY 8.26am: A CRASH involving a 4WD and a trailer is causing disruption to traffic near Ballina. Live Traffic NSW is reporting that southbound traffic on the Pacific Highway at Pimlico is affected by the... Read more
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Daily Examiner
NRRRL: Magpies defy setbacks to defeat Red Devilsfinish had the crowd on its feet as Magpies worked hard to defend their home gr
NRRRL: Magpies defy setbacks to defeat Red Devils
Daily Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
finish had the crowd on its feet as Magpies worked hard to defend their home ground at Cabarita. Results: Lower Clarence 20 Byron Bay 12, Casino 36 Evans Head 12, Marist Bros 14 Ballina 4, Cudgen 86 NorthernUtd 0, Kyogle 26 Mur... Read more
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Northern Star
The road trip from hell2010. I can honestly say I can't see that any progress has been made at all in
The road trip from hell
Northern Star / Posted 4 days ago
2010. I can honestly say I can't see that any progress has been made at all in the past six years, apart from the Byron to Ballina stretch. The rest is a disgrace; no wonder there are so many deaths. And an awful lot of people become idiots when... Read more
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Northern Star
Snapshot of NRRRL seasonBulls going down 22-12. Durheim did well to make it back to Lismore on Sunday
Snapshot of NRRRL season
Northern Star / Posted 4 days ago
Bulls going down 22-12. Durheim did well to make it back to Lismore on Sunday to play with Marist Brothers when they beat Ballina 24-8. Evans Head dropped from third to fifth after they were beaten 28-22 against Casino on Saturday. The Cougars... Read more
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Northern Star
Poisoner robs preschoolers of friendvandalism. She said the preschool hadn't received any complaints from resident
Poisoner robs preschoolers of friend
Northern Star / Posted 4 days ago
vandalism. She said the preschool hadn't received any complaints from residents surrounding the preschool about the roots encroached on their land. The police and Ballina Shire Council, which the preschool leases the land from, have been noti... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Tay-Tay security’s Operation Hiddleswiftto communicate. On Saturday night they again hung out with the Hemsworth’s, dr
Tay-Tay security’s Operation Hiddleswift
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
to communicate. On Saturday night they again hung out with the Hemsworth’s, driven in a white Range Rover to the couple’s Ballina compound. They’ve got a backup car, an Audi, following them whenever they’re on the move. When Hiddleston is on set,... Read more
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Northern Star
8 jobs available on the Northern Rivers right nowto continuously develop your skills. Join the company in a time of growth. 3.
8 jobs available on the Northern Rivers right now
Northern Star / Posted 5 days ago
to continuously develop your skills. Join the company in a time of growth. 3. Rest Area Cleaner Location - Lismore/Ballina & surrounding areas. For this position you will need to be a reliable hard worker who is physically fit, enjoys... Read more
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Northern Star
Hockey: Easts seal a finals spotmidfield role and playing strongly. Alex Powell stood out for Coraki. In the
Hockey: Easts seal a finals spot
Northern Star / Posted 5 days ago
midfield role and playing strongly. Alex Powell stood out for Coraki. In the other local game, Northern Star travelled to Ballina and defeated a severely depleted home team 6-1. Steady rain provided a challenge for the first 10 minutes. Ballina... Read more
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Northern Star
Tassie tells Wicked Campers to cover up or leavea proposal to ban the offensive camper vans. The result of the motion is expect
Tassie tells Wicked Campers to cover up or leave
Northern Star / Posted 5 days ago
a proposal to ban the offensive camper vans. The result of the motion is expected in the next few hours. Byron Bay and Ballina councils were the first to attempt to ban the budget camper vans from local camping grounds. Byron Bay festival... Read more
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Northern Star
Thousands of jobs to be filled at peak of Pacific Highway upgradePacific Highway upgrades is currently employing about 3100 people, with about 9
Thousands of jobs to be filled at peak of Pacific Highway upgrade
Northern Star / Posted 5 days ago
Pacific Highway upgrades is currently employing about 3100 people, with about 900 of those on site for the Woolgoolga to Ballina section of the upgrade. “The 155 kilometre final section is estimated to generate about 2500 direct and 7500... Read more
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Northern Star
Ballina gets a win as Lismore teams struggleBALLINA defeated East Lismore 2-0 while the strong Tweed teams accounted for Gl
Ballina gets a win as Lismore teams struggle
Northern Star / Posted 5 days ago
BALLINA defeated East Lismore 2-0 while the strong Tweed teams accounted for Glee and Northern Star in the final round of the inter- district women's hockey competition. East Lismore were without four of their regular A-grade players at... Read more
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Northern Star
There will be a cancer cluster here, says research scientistchemicals, the 1km limit needs to be enforced. Houses in Granada Pde are less t
There will be a cancer cluster here, says research scientist
Northern Star / Posted 5 days ago
chemicals, the 1km limit needs to be enforced. Houses in Granada Pde are less than 400m from the plant. I implore the Ballina Council to stop operation of this plant otherwise they will be responsible for an Alstonville cancer cluster. Dr... Read more
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Northern Star
Ballina gets the points in physical clash at BangalowBALLINA five-eighth Tom Watson helped lead the Seahorses to a 26-5 win over Ban
Ballina gets the points in physical clash at Bangalow
Northern Star / Posted 5 days ago
BALLINA five-eighth Tom Watson helped lead the Seahorses to a 26-5 win over Bangalow in Far North Coast rugby union at Schultz Oval, Bangalow. The teenager put in one of his best performances of the season filling in for the injured Grant Knight on... Read more
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Northern Star
NRRRL: Big blow to BallinaMARIST Brothers have put a massive dent in Ballina’s semi-final aspirations aft
NRRRL: Big blow to Ballina
Northern Star / Posted 5 days ago
MARIST Brothers have put a massive dent in Ballina’s semi-final aspirations after running away with a 24-8 win in Northern Rivers Regional Rugby League at Crozier Field, Lismore, yesterday. It was far from pretty and both coaches would have been... Read more
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Northern Star
Shark barrier more dangerous than sharkshave said. About 100 north coast surfers, fishermen and residents turned out f
Shark barrier more dangerous than sharks
Northern Star / Posted 6 days ago
have said. About 100 north coast surfers, fishermen and residents turned out for the second shark barrier protest at Ballina’s North Wall today. Installation of the controversial barrier could begin as early as this week. Protest organiser... Read more
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Northern Star
A dramatic portrait of poet Sylvia Plathhas a cast of experienced actors in Bette Guy, Elyse Knowles, Clare Mason and S
A dramatic portrait of poet Sylvia Plath
Northern Star / Posted 6 days ago
has a cast of experienced actors in Bette Guy, Elyse Knowles, Clare Mason and Sharon Brodie. At the Rochdale Theatre, 603 Ballina Rd, Goonellabah, on July 22, 23, 29 and 30 at 8pm, plus on July 24 at 2pm and July 31 at 5pm. Tickets will be $20/$15... Read more
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Northern Star
Charmaine Wilson, the happy mediummanual guides for, and it faces cynicism and disbelief. Brisbane-based medium
Charmaine Wilson, the happy medium
Northern Star / Posted 6 days ago
manual guides for, and it faces cynicism and disbelief. Brisbane-based medium Charmaine Wilson will make an appearance in Ballina this month. Wilson explained the vast majority of her show consists in connecting as many people in the audience to... Read more
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Northern Star
Radio show discusses what it’s like to live with disabilityus from being on radio, it doesn't matter what disability you have, it can't st
Radio show discusses what it’s like to live with disability
Northern Star / Posted 6 days ago
us from being on radio, it doesn't matter what disability you have, it can't stop you," Mr Smith said. Mr Smith is a Ballina musician, visual artist and a Don't Dis-My-Disability Ambassador. Mr Hill is an emerging visual artist and member of... Read more
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Northern Star
Community meeting in Ballina on drug iceBALLINA will host a symposium next month to explore the fallout in the town fro
Community meeting in Ballina on drug ice
Northern Star / Posted 6 days ago
BALLINA will host a symposium next month to explore the fallout in the town from the growing use of the drug ice. All interested parties are urged to attend Collaborative Community Conversation: Yarning about Crystal Methamphetamine ('Ice'), which... Read more
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Northern Star
Ballina local aims to raise $20k for India’s slumsBALLINA resident Matt Brice started his bike travels back in 2011, and has sinc
Ballina local aims to raise $20k for India’s slums
Northern Star / Posted 6 days ago
BALLINA resident Matt Brice started his bike travels back in 2011, and has since cycled over 8000km on Indian roads. He has held a number of FEAST’s where he dished up curries for hundreds, held gourmet sausage sizzles and in 2015 he took a group of... Read more
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Northern Star
Council finally gets reasonable offer for tennis court siteAFTER years on the market, Ballina Shire Council appears to have finally receiv
Council finally gets reasonable offer for tennis court site
Northern Star / Posted 6 days ago
AFTER years on the market, Ballina Shire Council appears to have finally received a reasonable offer for the Russellton Tennis Court site at Wollongbar. The 22,595sq m site on Kays Lane will have to undergo a subdivision first so council can retain... Read more
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Northern Star
IN PHOTOS: Plenty to Love at Lennox festivalcame together like this. “We’ve got Le-Ba Board Rider, All-Girls Board Riders,
IN PHOTOS: Plenty to Love at Lennox festival
Northern Star / Posted 6 days ago
came together like this. “We’ve got Le-Ba Board Rider, All-Girls Board Riders, Lennox Head Head Longboard Club as well as Ballina Malibu Club all represented,” he said. In the centre of the main street, the Melbourne performance artist ‘Dandy... Read more
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Daily Examiner
GOLDEN OLDIES: Bullrouts back on home soil for ‘Six Pack’hand. The Bullrouts have enjoyed a successful start to the 2016 season with tr
GOLDEN OLDIES: Bullrouts back on home soil for ‘Six Pack’
Daily Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
hand. The Bullrouts have enjoyed a successful start to the 2016 season with trips away to Lennox Head, South West Rocks, Ballina, Bangalow and Lismore. The star-studded line-up performed extremely well at each of these events putting on a... Read more
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Daily Examiner
TAFE overhaul sparks fears of closures, job lossessaid. A leaked cabinet document late last year listed 27 TAFE sites pegged for
TAFE overhaul sparks fears of closures, job losses
Daily Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
said. A leaked cabinet document late last year listed 27 TAFE sites pegged for sale, including Murwillumbah, Maclean and Ballina. Murwillumbah's shutdown has been confirmed but the fate of the other North Coast TAFE sites remains unknown,... Read more
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