June 17, 2016

Angels Beach Drive and Links Avenue Roundabout

Ballina Shire Council will reopen Angels Beach Drive on Wednesday 22 June after completing curve correction works to improve motorist safety. Stage 3 of the Angels Beach Drive upgrade has commenced and will include the construction of a roundabout at the Angels Beach Drive and Links Avenue intersection. The initial phase of Stage 3 works will be carried out behind …

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June 16, 2016

When small is beautiful (AND sustainable)

Imagine a sustainable home and the ability to live debt free, with utility bills as low as $10 per month. It’s not just a dream! The Tiny Homes movement is a reality with more Australians wanting to live simply, debt free and lower their environmental impact. The theme of this year’s Northern Rivers Sustainable House Day (SHD) Design Competition is …

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June 7, 2016

Angels Beach Drive is almost set to open!

We are pleased to announce that the finishing touches of Stage Two of Angels Beach Drive are underway with it set to open the week commencing Monday 20 June (weather permitting). Council’s Construction Coordinator, Mr Paul Crozier said “the stage two works included a curve correction to the road north-east of Prospect Bridge to improve motorist safety. We also just …

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May 27, 2016

Ballina Byron Gateway Airport ready to take off after major funding announcement

Early this morning the Minister for Regional Development, Skills and Small Business John Barilaro and North Coast Nationals MLC Ben Franklin announced major funding to upgrade the terminal building at the Ballina Byron Gateway Airport. The $5.4 million Terminal Precinct Expansion Project, with $4.5 million from Regional Tourism Infrastructure Funding, will allow Ballina Shire Council to improve an already great …

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May 25, 2016

Ballina 2035 Blueprint Confirmed

The future of Ballina as a major centre on the North Coast is set out in the Ballina Major Regional Centre Strategy, known as Ballina 2035. The result of two years of discussion with the community, Ballina 2035 is an aspirational blueprint to drive Ballina forward as a key economic centre built on a strong community, exceptional environmental features and …

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May 20, 2016

New Play Equipment for Ballina Shire

The finishing touches to the installation of $115,000 of new play equipment at Geoff Watt Oval in Alstonville are complete with the new playground now open. Council officers and contractors have been busy inspecting, maintaining and upgrading play equipment in parks across the Ballina Shire. The inspections and upgrades will ensure our community and visitors have play equipment that not …

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May 10, 2016

Make every drop count on International Recycling Day

New investigations to find and repair water leaks has commenced across Ballina Shire as part of a $1.5 million Pressure and Leakage Management Plan. Ballina Shire Council’s Manager, Water and Wastewater, Tim Mackney said the program was a timely reminder of how much every drop counts. In the lead-up to International Recycling Day on 17 May 2016, Mr Mackney said …

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October 17, 2015

Fighting for What You Believe in Most

Fear is the true enemy, the only enemy. We could cause a diplomatic crisis. Take the ship into the Neutral Zone, you enjoyed that. When has justice ever been as simple as a rule book? Some days you get the bear, and some days the bear gets you. It’s jazz. Now, how do we defeat an enemy that knows us better than we know ourselves

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