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News from around the web 28th April 2017

Friday, April 28th, 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. Five things on Ballina Shire Council’s agenda PREMIER Gladys Berejiklian has confirmed a State Government grant of $50,000 towards plans for Ballina’s ocean pool. https://www.northernstar.com.au/news/five-things-on-ballina-shire-councils-agenda/3171290/ Now everyone can […]

Making Safer Roads Skennars Head roundabout construction – road closures

Friday, April 28th, 2017

The next stage of the Skennars Head Road and The Coast Road roundabout works will commence shortly after the Anzac Day holiday period. To facilitate the final stages of the roundabout construction The Coast Road will be closed to through traffic with detours in place via Skennars Head Road and North Creek Road. The road […]

News from around the web – 13.4.17

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Some of the local stories from around the web. Remember, if you have anything you think our readers might find interesting, please send it in. The Bluesfest stars Byron, Lismore and Ballina love the most SPOTIFY has revealed that American folk rock band The Lumineers leads the pack nationwide as the most streamed Bluesfest artist, […]

Mental Health Matters Workshop and NRL star come to Lennox Head

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

On Sunday 23 April, the important issue of mental health will be discussed in an interactive workshop at Park Lane Theatre, Lennox Community Centre. Dubbed the ‘Movement Revolution Man’, Lennox local and personal trainer Trent Chapman has teamed up with NRL Mental Health Ambassador and Director of Mental Health Movement, Dan Hunt formerly of the […]

News from around the web – 30.3.17

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Some of the local stories from around the web. Remember, if you have anything you think our readers might find interesting, please send it in. FIRST IMAGES: South-east Queensland hit by flooding A SEVERE weather alert for southeast Queensland, with flash flooding and up to 500mm of rain to fall. https://www.ballinaadvocate.com.au/news/first-images-south-east-queensland-hit-flooding/3160844/ Locals flip out at […]

Health check for Lake Ainsworth

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Lake Ainsworth continues to be an important recreational and environmental asset and remains a key visitor destination within the Ballina Shire region. The Lake is primarily used for swimming activities, which is why the protection of the Lake’s water quality is imperative for the community as well as the local environment. Ballina Shire Council has […]

Making Safer Roads – Skennars Head roundabout construction

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Ballina Shire Council is about to embark on a major upgrade to the intersection of Skennars Head Road and The Coast Road. Council’s Group Manager Civil Services, Mr John Truman, explained that due to the accident history of this intersection, the Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) will fully fund the project, estimated to be $2 […]

Take care driving and parking around schools

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Motorists are being reminded to slow down and follow parking rules in school zones as students return to school. Ms Helen Carpenter, Road Safety Officer (Ballina Shire Council/ Roads and Maritime Services) reminded motorists to slow down to 40 km per hour in school zones, which operate from 8.00am to 9.30am, and 2.30pm to 4.00pm […]

News From Around the Web – Feb 23rd 2017

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Ballina, Byron councils seek to increase rates Ballina and Byron shire councils are among eight councils across NSW that have officially applied to increase their general revenue above the rate peg for 2017-18. http://www.echo.net.au/2017/02/ballina-byron-councils-seek-increase-rates/ Ballina Naval & Maritime Museum houses rich history VERY little of the history of the Ballina settlement remains along the length […]

Work to begin at Lake Ainsworth

Thursday, February 9th, 2017

On Monday 13 February work will commence at Lake Ainsworth’s south eastern precinct to improve the space for future generations. The popular recreational area upgrade will include additional barbeques, pathways, picnic tables, formalised parking, erosion rehabilitationand landscaping. Vehicle access to the eastern road will close from Monday 13 February but will remain open for pedestrians […]

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