April 2015

Published a story 18th Apr 2015 9:39 AM

LEGENDARY surf filmmaker, former Ballina Shire councillor of nine years, and Lennox Head resident Alan Rich’s life will be honoured today.

Legend of the surf, Alan Rich's life honoured

LEGENDARY surf filmmaker, former Ballina Shire councillor of nine years, and Lennox Head resident Alan Rich’s life will be honoured today.

Published a story 17th Apr 2015 4:26 PM

ALSTONVILLE adventurer Jacob McCalman is going to Gallipoli, and he’s doing it in one of the most memorable ways imaginable.

Alstonville boy to sail into Anzac Cove on Young Endeavour

ALSTONVILLE adventurer Jacob McCalman is going to Gallipoli, and he’s doing it in one of the most memorable ways imaginable.

Published a story 17th Apr 2015 4:18 PM

CRITICAL dementia services for the Northern Rivers have been saved just 10 weeks before they were due to lose funding thanks to a campaign taken up by Page MP Kevin Hogan.

Dementia care will continue, Hogan says

CRITICAL dementia services for the Northern Rivers have been saved just 10 weeks before they were due to lose funding thanks to a campaign taken up by Page MP Kevin Hogan.

Published a story 16th Apr 2015 7:18 PM

UPDATE: ALMOST $19,000 had been raised by yesterday afternoon for life-saving surgery to remove a Casino teenager’s aggressive brain tumour.

Community digs deep in its support for Jackson Byrne

UPDATE: ALMOST $19,000 had been raised by yesterday afternoon for life-saving surgery to remove a Casino teenager’s aggressive brain tumour.

Published a story 15th Apr 2015 7:43 PM

LISMORE councillors are "flying blind" on the controversial biodiversity levy and need more detailed information, a councillor has said.

Councillors "flying blind" on controversial environment levy

LISMORE councillors are "flying blind" on the controversial biodiversity levy and need more detailed information, a councillor has said.

Published a story 15th Apr 2015 7:16 PM

Cop: Knitting Nanna ‘crack down’ just a ‘friendly’ chat

Published a story 15th Apr 2015 4:21 PM

A SPECIALIST team of inspectors from the Fair Work Ombudsman is in the region to investigate allegations of employers exploiting backpackers for cheap labour.

Ombudsman investigates worker exploitation on North Coast

A SPECIALIST team of inspectors from the Fair Work Ombudsman is in the region to investigate allegations of employers exploiting backpackers for cheap labour.

Published a story 15th Apr 2015 2:41 PM

IT SEEMS the much-hyped police "crackdown" on the Knitting Nannas regular protests outside Thomas George’s office was nothing more than hot air.

Cop: Knitting Nanna ‘crackdown’ just a ‘friendly’ chat

IT SEEMS the much-hyped police "crackdown" on the Knitting Nannas regular protests outside Thomas George’s office was nothing more than hot air.

Published a story 15th Apr 2015 9:44 AM

Councillors last night voted against ordering the removal of the rooftop sign which was found to violate planning regulations

Lismore's most famous anti-CSG sign lives on

Councillors last night voted against ordering the removal of the rooftop sign which was found to violate planning regulations

Published a story 15th Apr 2015 9:27 AM

After a long debate councillors narrowly approved the controversial rate rise six votes to five, but three councillors later filed a rescission motion

Lismore's $500,000 biodiversity rate rise in limbo

After a long debate councillors narrowly approved the controversial rate rise six votes to five, but three councillors later filed a rescission motion

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