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January 2018

Published a story 22nd Jan 2018 9:18 AM

AUTHORITIES said the blaze started when hay bales spontaneously combusted.

Fire destroys farm shed, threatens home

AUTHORITIES said the blaze started when hay bales spontaneously combusted.

Published a story 19th Jan 2018 2:13 PM

TWO of the region's busiest public pools are unlikely to reopen for summer as on-going delays threaten to push back completion as late as March.

New Ballina, Alstonville pools won't open for 'many weeks'

TWO of the region's busiest public pools are unlikely to reopen for summer as on-going delays threaten to push back completion as late as March.

Published a story 19th Jan 2018 1:49 PM

THE Ballina-based business has been given a two-month deadline to pay up, after a rescue package was passed at this week's creditors meeting.

DEADLINE: Kimberley Kampers told to pay employees, creditors

THE Ballina-based business has been given a two-month deadline to pay up, after a rescue package was passed at this week's creditors meeting.

Published a story 19th Jan 2018 1:35 PM

MORE than 20 kids fell ill after swimming there. Now final tests into harmful bacteria levels have been completed.

LAKE TESTS: Final results revealed by Ballina council

MORE than 20 kids fell ill after swimming there. Now final tests into harmful bacteria levels have been completed.

Published a story 19th Jan 2018 8:57 AM

THE 49-year-old man had been evading police for two decades.

On the run for 23 years: Fugitive caught at Ballina

THE 49-year-old man had been evading police for two decades.

Published a story 18th Jan 2018 4:06 PM

AN INVESTIGATION is under way into possible contamination at Lake Ainsworth, and health authorities have urged people to swim elsewhere in the meantime.

Don't swim at lake, health authorities warn

AN INVESTIGATION is under way into possible contamination at Lake Ainsworth, and health authorities have urged people to swim elsewhere in the meantime.

Published a story 17th Jan 2018 12:23 PM

THE idea for a levee was put on the backburner because of the immense cost, but now it's back on the table.

Levee for Ballina? Council reconsiders flood options

THE idea for a levee was put on the backburner because of the immense cost, but now it's back on the table.

Published a story 17th Jan 2018 11:38 AM

BALLINA Shire Council has received the latest test results on blue-green algae levels at Lake Ainsworth, but microbiological tests have not been finalised.

REVEALED: Tests done on lake's blue-green algae levels

BALLINA Shire Council has received the latest test results on blue-green algae levels at Lake Ainsworth, but microbiological tests have not been finalised.

Published a story 16th Jan 2018 2:22 PM

"I DON'T want to put anyone at risk... I don't care what it costs. Me and my family are paramount."

Security cameras to be installed at MP's home, office

"I DON'T want to put anyone at risk... I don't care what it costs. Me and my family are paramount."

Published a story 16th Jan 2018 9:51 AM

THERE are fears of blue-green algae contamination at Lake Ainsworth, with more than 20 adults and children reporting gastro-like symptoms.

Is Lennox Head's popular lake making people sick?

THERE are fears of blue-green algae contamination at Lake Ainsworth, with more than 20 adults and children reporting gastro-like symptoms.

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