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The Coast Road set to reopen

Friday, July 14th, 2017

The Coast Road is set to reopen to north and south bound traffic from Monday 17 July 2017. Ballina Shire Council is pleased to announce the final stage of the Skennars Head roundabout construction is almost complete. From Monday 17 July motorist diversions through Skennars Head Road, Headlands Drive and North Creek Road will end. […]

August Exhibition Launch Event Thursday 27 July 2017

Friday, July 14th, 2017

Northern Rivers Community Gallery (NRCG), Ballina launches four exciting new exhibitions in August and welcomes the community and visitors to join us in the Gallery. Hinterland | Maggie Cross Hinterland focuses on the varied landscapes of this region. Inspired by the natural landscape, the artist uses charcoal to create dramatic tonal works that embody the […]

Ballina Shire Bike Plan crosses the finish line

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

Ballina Shire is on its way to being bicycle friendly! The Ballina Shire Bike Plan is now complete and puts Ballina Shire Council in gear to improve cycling connections, paths, facilities and safety. “Ballina Shire is already a top spot to cycle but the implementation of this Bike Plan will help our community be healthier, […]

Birds in flight over Ballina Town Centre

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

New public art sculptures created by local artist, Leith Walton are being installed this week on two roundabouts in Ballina town centre. The artworks on the Tamar/Cherry Streets and Moon/Fawcett Streets roundabouts depict iconic local seabirds and are held aloft by reclaimed timber posts from the old Teven Bridges. “These attractive new artworks are a […]

Mental Health First Aid Course in Lennox Head

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

On Thursday 3 and Friday 4 August, Lennox Head’s first Mental Health First Aid Course will be held at the Lennox Community Centre. Mental health first aid is the help provided to a person who is developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of a mental health problem, or is in a mental health […]

Birds in flight over Ballina Town Centre

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

New public art sculptures created by local artist, Leith Walton are being installed this week on two roundabouts in Ballina town centre. The artworks on the Tamar/Cherry Streets and Moon/Fawcett Streets roundabouts depict iconic local seabirds and are held aloft by reclaimed timber posts from the old Teven Bridges. “These attractive new artworks are a […]

News from around the web June 29 2017

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

News from around the web from last week. Remember, if you have a comment to make about any of these stories, please leave us a message below. 29 First drones with sirens on NSW beaches Shark-spotting drones and helicopters are set to again patrol northern NSW beaches over the upcoming school holidays, but, for the […]

News from around the web June 16 2017

Friday, June 16th, 2017

News from around the web from last week. Remember, if you have a comment to make about any of these stories, please leave us a message below. Single largest donation for Men’s Shed AT A recent meeting of Lodge Ballina United the Worshipful Master Allan Ridgewell presented a cheque for $10000 to Graeme Eggins, Co-ordinator […]

Celebrating Cross Cultural Collaboration @ NRCG

Friday, June 16th, 2017

Wahng Ngullboo | Karridjarrkdurrkmirri | Working Together Bundjalung Wake Up Time & Kunwinjku Women textile artist collaboration Northern Rivers Community Gallery (NRCG), Ballina will launch a vibrant cross cultural exhibition in July celebrating a unique collaboration between two groups of remote Indigenous women textile artists. This vibrant exhibition showcases the artistic and cultural similarities and […]

July Workshops @ NRCG

Friday, June 16th, 2017

Northern Rivers Community Gallery (NRCG), Ballina will host two exciting workshops in July that celebrate traditional Indigenous artmaking practices. Art of Language – Painting Workshop | Saturday 8 July 2017 | 10am – 12pm Local Lismore based artist Michael Philp will take participants on a journey to explore language through painting. Drawing inspiration from personal […]

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