February 2020

Published a story 23rd Feb 2020 1:34 PM

NORTHERN Rivers residents snapped up locals' tickets to Splendour in the Grass -- when can everyone else get theirs?

A splendid day for locals to have tickets on themselves

NORTHERN Rivers residents snapped up locals' tickets to Splendour in the Grass -- when can everyone else get theirs?

Published a story 21st Feb 2020 2:22 PM

BALLINA’S popular swimming spot has received a poor water quality rating by Ballina Shire Council.

Maybe give this bay a miss if you want to take a dip

BALLINA’S popular swimming spot has received a poor water quality rating by Ballina Shire Council.

Published a story 18th Feb 2020 1:24 PM

THERE are fears the worst is to come in the Richmond River with a recent fish kill, with the 2001 and 2008 major kills still in the minds of many.

Concern after hundreds dead in fish kill like never before

THERE are fears the worst is to come in the Richmond River with a recent fish kill, with the 2001 and 2008 major kills still in the minds of many.

Published a story 18th Feb 2020 12:33 PM

FLOODING of the Richmond River has lead to debris washing up on Northern Rivers beaches, but not everyone wants it all cleared up.

Beautiful beaches littered with debris, dead animals

FLOODING of the Richmond River has lead to debris washing up on Northern Rivers beaches, but not everyone wants it all cleared up.

Published a story 17th Feb 2020 12:06 PM

SURFERS have been warned to use common sense before hitting a local beach, with 19 bull shark detections recorded over the weekend.

Swimmers beware: 19 bull shark detections over weekend

SURFERS have been warned to use common sense before hitting a local beach, with 19 bull shark detections recorded over the weekend.

Published a story 16th Feb 2020 12:12 PM

DIRTY floodwater and debris from the Richmond River closes Lighthouse Beach, while the popular Shaws Bay also turns brown.

No reprieve from sticky conditions in Ballina

DIRTY floodwater and debris from the Richmond River closes Lighthouse Beach, while the popular Shaws Bay also turns brown.

Published a story 14th Feb 2020 3:32 PM

A NORTHERN Rivers councillor will again put forward a proposal for a free tip voucher for ratepayers.

Will it be third time lucky for free tip access?

A NORTHERN Rivers councillor will again put forward a proposal for a free tip voucher for ratepayers.

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