A BYRON Bay conservationist was one of the lucky crew members on a Sea Shepherd ship to have a rare encounter with a blue whale mother and her calf.
“ANYTHING is possible from our little town ... you just have to be creative.”
FOR more than 40 years, Ballina woman Ann Brown has worked at the Sundowner Motel on the corner of River and Kerr Sts.
RAIN, hail or shine – today’s Ballina Prawn Festival will go ahead no matter what the weather brings.
THANKS to 169 supporters, an online campaign to help Lismore girl Eleanor Faith Holland eat her first meal in two years has reached its $15,000 goal.
THE community group working to build an ocean pool at the southern end of Ballina’s Shelly Beach is now preparing to lodge a planning application.