Sharpes and Boulders Beaches, just north of Ballina, were the locations last week for a new Stan Original series called Eden, one of two major productions currently shooting around the Northern Rivers.
Ballina teacher Gus Moncrieff thinks the time has come for a public conversation about Ballina owning and generating its own renewable power.
Rous County Council Deputy Chair Sharon Cadwallader has responded to some of the points raised recently about the Rous Future Water Project 2060, from a Ballina perspective.
Former Ballina Mayor Keith Johnson and current Ballina Councillor Jeff Johnson are both strongly opposed to the Dunoon Dam.
Zoo lovers rejoice, there will be direct flights between Ballina Byron Gateway Airport and Dubbo courtesy of FlyPelican from 28 August.
The Boral plants that have operated out of Alstonville and Lismore are now reducing their output and will only be operating to meet ‘customer requirements as necessary’ from July 31.
Northern Rivers Community Gallery is launching four new exhibitions this month.
As COVID-19 precautions continued, there was no singing and proceedings were on the internet again for yesterday's Ballina Shire Council meeting.
Woolworths-owned Australian Leisure and Hospitality Group has been ordered to pay $172,000 after they were found to be illegally providing free alcohol to gamblers. Two of its hotels in the Northern Rivers were banned from operating their pokies for two weeks.
A police operation is currently underway after a vehicle plunged into the Richmond River earlier today.
A QantasLink service from Sydney touched down in Ballina Byron Gateway Airport yesterday to a water cannon welcome from two fire trucks. It was the first flight from the airline into Ballina for fifteen years.
Ballina tradie and pokie survivor Ben Hamilton has kicked off a new anti-poker machine organisation in the Northern Rivers of NSW, called Kickin' The Punt.
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The controversial use of the Ballina Mayor's casting vote to approve a subdivision within the buffer zone of the Alstonville Quarry and Asphalt Plant is being challenged at next weeks council meeting.
Horses play an important role in the lives of those with a disability, whether it was one they were born with, or one they acquired.
It's been a tough few months for the film industry with COVID-19, and cinema operators have been particularly hard-hit, locally owned and operated Ballina Fair Cinemas included.
Two people were found in the water off Ballina at 2.30am this morning by the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter.
NORTEC is selling off the last of its Ballina community assets, the former BETC (Ballina Employment and Training Centre) head office at 10 Endeavour Close, in the Southern Cross Industrial Estate.
Irresponsible 4WD users are again trashing South Ballina Beach and Patches Beach, as well as areas further south.
Northern Rivers Community Gallery, in Ballina, is currently inviting exhibition applications across all art forms for their 2021 exhibition program, and for limited remaining spaces in 2020.
Low-lying areas of Ballina went under water on the weekend as king tides reached 1.93 metres on Saturday night, 1.92 metres on Friday, and 1.9 metres on Sunday.
Supporters and wildlife veterinarians came together at the Ballina RSL Club yesterday to launch a crowdfunder for Australia's largest mobile wildlife hospital. This was the first major event at the club since it reopened in the wake of COVID-19.
The North Coast region of NSW has already experienced significant climate change: average temperatures on the east coast of Australia have increased by around 0.7 °C compared to pre-industrial levels, and this warming trend is expected to continue.
Art-lovers throughout the Northern Rivers have something to smile about with the re-opening of Northern Rivers Community Gallery tomorrow, Wednesday 3 June.
Taking a stroll along the coast is not only good for your health but your mind and spirit as well.