ballina shire council

'Putrid' weed ruining beach could be 'disastrous': Resident

premium_icon 'Putrid' weed ruining beach could be 'disastrous': Resident

Four months on and stinky seaweed continues to annoy resident

Planning panel approves $22m coastal housing estate

premium_icon Planning panel approves $22m coastal housing estate

Construction on the development could begin as soon as April

FROM THE DEEP: Toxic algae doesn't deter swimmer

premium_icon FROM THE DEEP: Toxic algae doesn't deter swimmer

One visitor took 'swim at your own risk' to the next level

'Bigger than CSG': calls for deep look at water extraction

premium_icon 'Bigger than CSG': calls for deep look at water extraction

A community group has called for a broader scope to industry review

Ballina 'shark' sighting stirs up rumours from the depths

premium_icon Ballina 'shark' sighting stirs up rumours from the depths

"I watched it for a few minutes to make sure I wasn't seeing things"

'Sand-bashing' visitors targeted by tougher measures

'Sand-bashing' visitors targeted by tougher measures

"It's dangerous. People are scared to go on the beach".

Council adopts child protection measures for events

premium_icon Council adopts child protection measures for events

A host of venue bookings were cancelled prior to the council debate

Council to consider ban on extracting water for bottling

premium_icon Council to consider ban on extracting water for bottling

Water extraction industries could be banned in this region

One dog killed, two hurt at 'unsafe' off-leash park

premium_icon One dog killed, two hurt at 'unsafe' off-leash park

Dog owners are pleading with the council for more fencing

Why plans for this luxury home were refused by council

premium_icon Why plans for this luxury home were refused by council

Owners will be rethinking their development options

Councillor allowances to bolster drought relief

premium_icon Councillor allowances to bolster drought relief

Savings from unspent funding pools to help drought-stricken regions

'Rot in hell': When fig tree protest went too far

premium_icon 'Rot in hell': When fig tree protest went too far

Workers' privacy breached by protesters, residents abused

WATCH: The moment a 200-year-old fig tree fell to the ground

premium_icon WATCH: The moment a 200-year-old fig tree fell to the ground

Powerful video of the felling of the Lennox Head fig tree

Duck nest could see fig tree's final days delayed

premium_icon Duck nest could see fig tree's final days delayed

A councillor has appealed for a tree's removal to be delayed

Ballina council throws $1 million at developer court battle

premium_icon Ballina council throws $1 million at developer court battle

Major legal stoush over 640-lot residential development

'Disgust' over dirt, mould at Ballina KFC store

'Disgust' over dirt, mould at Ballina KFC store

Fast food chain promises to "urgently resolve the issue"

Death at waterfall sparks safety warning

Death at waterfall sparks safety warning

Mayor still hopeful of selling "dangerous" waterfall

'This is slaughter, not science': Shark net trial slammed

'This is slaughter, not science': Shark net trial slammed

Deputy mayor calls by-catch rates 'intolerable'

Is Lennox Head's popular lake making people sick?

premium_icon Is Lennox Head's popular lake making people sick?

More than 20 kids and adults have reported gastro-like systems

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