Ballina gets new deputy mayor
Cr Phillip Silver was re-elected as Ballinas mayor unopposed for another year at last Thursdays meeting. Meanwhile, deputy mayor John Felsch was challenged for the job by Sharon Cadwallader. Voting was tied 3/3 in a secret ballot, with one informal vote. In the end, the winner was determined by a draw from a hat, and Cr Sharon Cadwallader was declared deputy mayor.
Weedbuster Week in Lismore
Are you familiar with the weeds in your local area? Do you have plants in your garden you think may be weeds? Are you having difficulty controlling some weeds?
Then visit the Weedbuster display at Lismore Shopping Square during Weedbuster Week from Monday, October 9 to Friday, October 13. Youll find plenty of information on weeds, their identification and control techniques plus colouring in posters, stickers and giveaways for the kids. People are also welcome to bring in samples of suspect plants to have them identified
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