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    When their grandma swore, this family knew they had to run

    premium_icon When their grandma swore, this family knew they had to run

    The Wright family had to take their animals as fire hit.

    True Christmas spirit shared around a table

    True Christmas spirit shared around a table

    Donations from Ballina businesses make it possible

    Shop offers free Christmas presents for all

    premium_icon Shop offers free Christmas presents for all

    Is this the Northern Rivers real living Santa?

    'Affordable' beauty salon opens with 'luxurious' offerings

    premium_icon 'Affordable' beauty salon opens with 'luxurious' offerings

    FOR this business owner, third time’s the charm as she opens her ‘dream’ salon

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      Community involvement vital in battling depression

      Community involvement vital in battling depression

      Getting more active in the community can be good for the mind

      Growing adoption of IoT devices pose huge security risk

      Growing adoption of IoT devices pose huge security risk

      Cyber criminals; why are they doing it and what do they want?

      YOUR SAY: Coles and Woolworths create more plastic waste

      YOUR SAY: Coles and Woolworths create more plastic waste

      Shops should halt the production of their plastic collectables

      YOUR SAY: Low oil stocks are an issue of national security

      YOUR SAY: Low oil stocks are an issue of national security

      Coverage stocks remains 35% below the 90 day minimum

      Weddings

        Readers wedding photos

        Readers wedding photos

        Northern Star readers have shared their wedding photos with us.

        Top Northern Rivers wedding locations

        Top Northern Rivers wedding locations

        We asked on Facebook for your favourite wedding locations and many people were kind...

        What is the most important thing when planning a wedding?

        What is the most important thing when planning a wedding?

        What is the most important thing when planning a wedding?

        AutoWed: coin-operated wedding machine

        AutoWed: coin-operated wedding machine

        Press 1 for heterosexual, 2 for gay, and 3 for a lesbian marriage. And if you wish...

        Pets

          The cutest furbabies going around

          premium_icon The cutest furbabies going around

          Who doesn’t love their dog, they’re man’s best friend? Check out these 70+ photos...

          Top 25 cutest dogs of the Northern Rivers

          Top 25 cutest dogs of the Northern Rivers

          The Northern Rivers sure have some cute dogs in their midst

          Roxy the miracle pup.

          Roxy the miracle pup.

          Roxy the miracle pup has been given the all-clear by the vet who has treated her...

          Photography: Pets with disabilities

          Photography: Pets with disabilities

          Portland-based Carli Davidson is an award-winning photographer and experienced...

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            Local History

              Never getting married could be the answer to living to a long age for Colin Fulford.

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              “I’m a confirmed bachelor,” Mr Fulford joked

              An unearthed letter written by a child survivor has given a rare insight into the chilling final moments aboard the sinking Titanic ship.

              Letter reveals eerie final moments on Titanic

              Letter from child of Titanic shares rare insight into ship’s sinking

              Archaeologists have made a stunning discovery while investigating a burial mount on a popular island in Norway.

              1000-year-old find on popular island

              Mysterious 1000-year-old Viking ship discovered on Norwegian island

              His grieving family bore the consequences of his actions - a sentence of pain, suffering, guilt and shame - after one decision lead to the death of 20 people.

              premium_icon The family Australia forgot after horrifying crash

              'It was so confronting. I couldn't believe that it had happened'