February 2015

Published a story 23rd Feb 2015 1:48 PM

NORTH coast beekeepers Stuart and Cedar Anderson are set to take the honey world by storm after designing a revolutionary new honey collection system.

Honey harvesting invention sweet success for The Channon duo

NORTH coast beekeepers Stuart and Cedar Anderson are set to take the honey world by storm after designing a revolutionary new honey collection system.

Published a story 23rd Feb 2015 5:49 AM

KYOGLE’S bid to develop mountain bike trails connecting its villages could also include a link to the proposed Northern Rivers Rail Trail.

Plan to link Kyogle mountain bike trail with rail trail

KYOGLE’S bid to develop mountain bike trails connecting its villages could also include a link to the proposed Northern Rivers Rail Trail.

Published a story 20th Feb 2015 7:28 AM

FEDERAL Environment Minister Greg Hunt may not have saved Ballina’s koalas yet, but his conditions on the Pacific Highway upgrade aren't tokenistic.

Koala conservationist defends govt highway upgrade strategy

FEDERAL Environment Minister Greg Hunt may not have saved Ballina’s koalas yet, but his conditions on the Pacific Highway upgrade aren't tokenistic.

Published a story 20th Feb 2015 6:42 AM

CONSERVATIONISTS are calling for a moratorium on the logging of  koala habitat areas following years of “indiscriminate” logging by the Forestry Corporation.

Logging in koala habitats must stop, conservationists say

CONSERVATIONISTS are calling for a moratorium on the logging of koala habitat areas following years of “indiscriminate” logging by the Forestry Corporation.

Published a story 19th Feb 2015 3:21 PM

OPPORTUNISTIC sharks are gorging on Spanish mackerel hooked on lines, cutting local fishermen’s profit margins to the bone.

Opportunistic sharks making things tough for fishermen

OPPORTUNISTIC sharks are gorging on Spanish mackerel hooked on lines, cutting local fishermen’s profit margins to the bone.

Published a story 18th Feb 2015 3:03 PM

CASINO’S temporary colony of little red flying foxes are back this summer with a vengeance.

Little red flying foxes are back with a vengeance

CASINO’S temporary colony of little red flying foxes are back this summer with a vengeance.

Published a story 18th Feb 2015 5:40 AM

GREYHOUNDS don’t need to be “blooded” to run fast, says veteran local greyhound trainer Frank Hancock.

Live baiting pointless and barbaric says veteran trainer

GREYHOUNDS don’t need to be “blooded” to run fast, says veteran local greyhound trainer Frank Hancock.

Published a story 18th Feb 2015 5:32 AM

FOOTAGE of live baiting, aired by Four Corners this week, brought the Northern Rivers' head of the Greyhound Breeders Owners and Trainers Association to tears.

Live baiting footage brought me to tears: Breeders group head

FOOTAGE of live baiting, aired by Four Corners this week, brought the Northern Rivers' head of the Greyhound Breeders Owners and Trainers Association to tears.

Published a story 18th Feb 2015 5:17 AM

A PROMINENT Northern Rivers greyhound trainer may face criminal charges after he was secretly recorded by animal activists engaged in live baiting.

Local trainer may face criminal charges over live baiting

A PROMINENT Northern Rivers greyhound trainer may face criminal charges after he was secretly recorded by animal activists engaged in live baiting.

Published a story 17th Feb 2015 7:53 AM

MANAGER of the Lismore Greyhound Racing Club Lisa Vanderstok says she hopes any trainers found guilty of live baiting are jailed.

Live baiting trainers should be jailed: race club manager

MANAGER of the Lismore Greyhound Racing Club Lisa Vanderstok says she hopes any trainers found guilty of live baiting are jailed.

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