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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 […]

Towards Zero on Eltham Road

Friday, April 28th, 2017

During the first week of May 2017, motorists using Eltham Road will be reminded to watch their speed during a week long road safety campaign. The week is part of the NSW campaign ‘Towards Zero’ which aims to reduce the NSW road toll to zero. The project will involve electronic message boards displaying road safety […]

Friends of the Library Book Fair

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Friends of Libraries Byron Shire is a not-for-profit group that raises funds to support Byron Shire libraries. The annual second-hand Book Fair is their major fundraiser and this year will be held on 10-11 June 2017 at Byron Surf Club.

News from Around the Web – 20th April 2017

Thursday, April 20th, 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. 90 local jobs created in new Hwy upgrade contract 90 new jobs will be created by a contract to build supports for 75 bridges along the Woolgoolga to […]

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, […]

Wollongbar Strategic Plan Community Engagement Begins

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Ballina Shire Council has commenced the process of consulting with the Wollongbar community. It is asking the community for thoughts and ideas on the future of Wollongbar to guide the preparation of a strategic plan. The preparation of the plan is founded on discussion with the community to identify aspirations, values and actions that can […]

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 […]

Youth Art Awards @ NRCG

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

LOUD in the Gallery, presented at Northern Rivers Community Gallery (NRCG) is a dynamic exhibition celebrating National Youth Week and features final year works from Alstonville High School, Ballina Coast High School, Southern Cross School K- 12, Xavier Catholic College and Emmanuel Anglican College. Now in its fifth year, LOUD provides an invaluable opportunity for […]

News from around the web – 7.4.17

Friday, April 7th, 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 sod turned for Ballina super school project DEMOLITION works have started at the old Ballina High School site in preparation for the development of the new, multi-million dollar super […]

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