ballina shire council

Couples seen 'having sex in plain view' at family park

premium_icon Couples seen 'having sex in plain view' at family park

Ballina mayor asks police to step up patrols in the area

'Absolute tools': destructive visitors renew 4WD debate

premium_icon 'Absolute tools': destructive visitors renew 4WD debate

The ongoing incidents could see all vehicles banned from the beach

One person's 184 responses to survey on town's 20-year plan

premium_icon One person's 184 responses to survey on town's 20-year plan

Consultation drew a strong response: too strong from one resident

'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"

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