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Mon 26 Oct 2020

Ballina mourns its Santa: Tributes flow for Pat Kennedy

Ballina mourns its Santa: Tributes flow for Pat Kennedy

WEST Ballina’s Jeanette Kennedy has been overwhelmed by the outpouring of love after news of her husband’s passing.

'We can only hope proposed long term benefits are realised'

'We can only hope proposed long term benefits are realised'

A BALLINA Shire councillor has responded to concerns about the Alstonville Cultural Centre.

Who are the 4 fire heroes the Premier visited?

Premium Content Who are the 4 fire heroes the Premier visited?

"YOU have done a tremendous job in supporting, caring and helping your communities rebuild during such challenging times. All of NSW is proud of you".

Sun 25 Oct 2020

$10k scholarship helps artist walk in ancestors’ footsteps

Premium Content $10k scholarship helps artist walk in ancestors’ footsteps

ARTIST claims prestigious scholarship to fund her journey to trace the steps of her ancestors.

Sat 24 Oct 2020

Another greyhound death prompts calls for overhaul

Premium Content Another greyhound death prompts calls for overhaul

Second death in a week on Northern Rivers’ tracks has animal rights group up in arms

Tributes flow for 'queen of the canteen'

Premium Content Tributes flow for 'queen of the canteen'

A massive hole has been left at South Grafton Primary School following the sudden death of one of their volunteers

Fri 23 Oct 2020

SIX unmissable events on the Northern Rivers this weekend

Premium Content SIX unmissable events on the Northern Rivers this weekend

Pandemic, what pandemic? There’s plenty to do this weekend if you are looking to get out and about

Coopers recruit surprise Byron celebrity to launch new beer

Premium Content Coopers recruit surprise Byron celebrity to launch new beer

Musician says he’s ‘stoked’ to partner with Coopers and their Pacific Pale Ale

SWING AND MISS: Golf club rejects developer’s $700M plan

Premium Content SWING AND MISS: Golf club rejects developer’s $700M plan

A Melbourne-based developer claims to have the answer to “save” the Coolangatta and Tweed Heads Golf Course

‘We don’t want to be burying any more brothers‘

Premium Content ‘We don’t want to be burying any more brothers‘

“The car came over the rise on the wrong side of the road – we were sitting ducks,” he said. “I’ll never be able to walk properly.

Vote now for best place to eat out in Lismore and Ballina

Premium Content Vote now for best place to eat out in Lismore and Ballina

TELL US WHAT YOU THINK: We have heaps of great restaurants, but which one do you love?

Thu 22 Oct 2020

Second dwellings on farms would have ‘dire consequences’

Premium Content Second dwellings on farms would have ‘dire consequences’

Secondary dwellings looks set to be a topic of hot debate at tonight’s Tweed council meeting

SNEAK PEEK: Inside the new and improved Heritage Park

Premium Content SNEAK PEEK: Inside the new and improved Heritage Park

PHOTO GALLERY: Check out the amazing revamp of this popular Lismore park.

Hobbit homes to be built in mystery development

Premium Content Hobbit homes to be built in mystery development

A NEW estate on the Northern Rivers offers a unique style of living in one of “the most sustainable homes ever constructed”.

Dog shooting accused awaits ruling in court hearing

Premium Content Dog shooting accused awaits ruling in court hearing

THE man claims the shooting was an accident while the prosecution says he “recklessly” caused severe injury.

5 new projects that could change Lismore forever

Premium Content 5 new projects that could change Lismore forever

SEE which five projects could change the face of Lismore as we know it.

Wed 21 Oct 2020

Northern Rivers greyhound track branded ‘second deadliest’

Premium Content Northern Rivers greyhound track branded ‘second deadliest’

The death of a greyhound at Lismore will be investigated by the Greyhound Welfare and Integrity Commission

5G debate: Science clashes with public concerns

Premium Content 5G debate: Science clashes with public concerns

THE council will continue to ask for more information on monitoring and accountability related to the technology’s safety.

What Simone's parents really think of $1M reward

Premium Content What Simone's parents really think of $1M reward

THE murdered backpacker’s family has been suffering for 15 years knowing her killer was still out there.

WALKING ON THE MOON: NASA to send SCU invention into space

Premium Content WALKING ON THE MOON: NASA to send SCU invention into space

SCU scientists win global competition with a radical medical invention that NASA wants to send to space.

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