July 2015

Commented on a story 1st Jul 2015 6:38 PM

A VOCAL gallery of residents were patently disappointed with the outcome of last week’s council meeting, whichapproved a hike in annual Burns Point Ferry fees.

Outrage over Burns Point ferry fee hike

"Surely the $300 pa is a reasonable price when the extra petrol/car cost of access to South Ballina via..."

June 2015

Commented on a story 26th Jun 2015 6:13 PM

A PETITION signed by over 17,000 concerned citizens has been presented to the NSW Parliament

Petition of 17,000 signatures for koalas reaches parliament

"I bet my shirt a lot of those signatures were (as usual) international stooges....what a greenie..."

Commented on a story 26th Jun 2015 6:11 PM

HAS anyone in the vicinity of Gumtree Drive Goonellabah lost a pet cat?

I tawt I taw a puddy tat: Eagle makes off with cat at G'Bah

"I doubt this report, but it is certainly in the right spirit in the controlling of feral animals by all..."

Commented on a story 25th Jun 2015 7:54 PM

July brings the opportunity to be one of the fortunate few to visit the remarkable South Solitary Island.

Rare chance to visit lighthouse island

"Always wanted to go, never given the opportunity when in CofA ownership and I was involved in it's..."

Commented on a story 24th Jun 2015 6:29 PM

UPDATE MIDDAY: Rescuers have attempted to herd the trapped dolphins on to the banks of Shallow Channel for transport to Whiting Beach to no avail.

Dolphins remain trapped after escaping rescue

"A lot of these well-meaning "rescues" often give the participants a "warm and fuzzy glow" that they are..."

Commented on a story 22nd Jun 2015 4:23 PM

LEARNING the arts of the “olden times” was a childhood dream for Gold Coast Viking warrior Marko Toth, but he was 21 before he started his Viking journey.

The Viking lifestyle proves popular in Lismore

"A bit eccentric but - why not? Some people still go hunting feral animals......."

Commented on a story 22nd Jun 2015 4:23 PM

A 44-YEAR-OLD female has been arrested for allegedly assaulting Lismore Mayor Jenny Dowell on Saturday.

Mayor shaken by alleged assault after fluoride spat

"I did , but it was too late to stop the momentum Tonyh77!"

Commented on a story 22nd Jun 2015 4:22 PM

LISMORE, Richmond Valley, Kyogle and Ballina residents are dying at a higher rate than the NSW average.

Locals dying at a higher rate than the rest of the state

"Gun deaths/accidents seem to be trending downwards since 1985. Green's Buckingham and Shoebridge..."

Commented on a story 21st Jun 2015 11:29 AM

CATHOLIC and independent schools whose funding was slashed under former Premier Barry O’Farrell will get millions returned in next week’s State Budget.

Funding doubled for NSW independent schools

"WendyWP- Why? - Well funding to private schools was savagely cut under Labor. Many private school..."

Commented on a story 17th Jun 2015 3:32 PM

NORTH of the border they keep coming up with bowls competitions that are making pennants look old hat.

Brigginshaw's View: Refreshing approach to bowls

"Glad you'r still alive an' kicking, Jim!"

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