PLANS for a “one-off” dredging of the dangerous Richmond River bar at Ballina are moving forward, with up to 30,000 tonnes of sand expected to be removed.
TWEED Heads-based world surfing champion, Mick Fanning, has welcomed news that surfing is now one step closer to being added to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
THERE are plans for a new, $1 million synthetic hockey field in Goonellabah.
SECURITY guard Rick Beddoes will say goodbye to his top work dog and best friend when rottweiler Bruno is put down today.
MARINE Rescue Ballina’s “leaning tower” will shut its doors on Monday, after the boss of Marine Rescue NSW decided it was too dangerous for volunteers.
IT HAS taken more than 60 years, but Joyce Cruden has now said her “final goodbyes” to six of her relatives who were killed in a horrific car crash in Byron.
A WAVE pool designed for surfers should be built in Ballina as a matter of urgency, says Ballina Shire councillor Keith Williams.
TWO men tried to convince a 13-year-old girl to get into their car on the corner of Walker St and Paunelle Ave, East Lismore, yesterday afternoon.
LISMORE councillor Simon Clough will put an urgency motion to tonight’s council meeting in an effort to save cancer accommodation provider, Our House.