STAFF have claimed not increasing rates would cost the Ballina Shire $3 million worth of projects.
A SKATE park, public loos and barbecue facilities: the public have had their say on a draft concept plan.
IT'S the first time the two districts have joined their programs for at-risk young people.
THERE have been deaths and numerous injuries at the site, which the council has considered selling or transferring to the Local Aboriginal Land Council.
POLICE will allege a female passenger was left seriously injured by the incident.
THE woman is accused, alongside a man, of causing danger of death to a young child at a Northern NSW holiday home.
THE 24-year-old will now be assessed for an alternative diversion program.
THE manner in which he was searched could be brought into question, the court heard.
BUSINESS owner faced court for sentencing after threatening to throw a former employee down a staircase.
HE had been on a good behaviour bond for domestic violence offences at the time of the alleged incident, but was granted bail.