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Mon 17 Jun 2019

New plans for site of controversial brewery, koala hospital

premium_icon New plans for site of controversial brewery, koala hospital

THE original plans were scrapped and now a new proposal has been lodged, but it's a completely different project.

Sun 16 Jun 2019

Shark sighted in East Ballina

premium_icon Shark sighted in East Ballina

White shark tagged and released at sharpes

Locals pitch in to help search for Belgian tourist

premium_icon Locals pitch in to help search for Belgian tourist

Theo's family arrive in Byron, all hands are on deck to search

'The search is ongoing' for missing teen

premium_icon 'The search is ongoing' for missing teen

Community action: Theo's GOFUNDME campaign has reach €37,840

Be aware of changes to highway conditions this week

premium_icon Be aware of changes to highway conditions this week

TRAFFIC control and reduced speed limits will be in place for the safety of workers and motorists.

Macca growers eligible for cash grants through green project

premium_icon Macca growers eligible for cash grants through green project

FUNDING available to assist growers wanting to improve land management practice.

High youth unemployment isn't always a bad thing

premium_icon High youth unemployment isn't always a bad thing

"INTERESTING" statistics have revealed the youth unemployment rates in towns on the Northern Rivers.

REVEALED: Our highest earners and where they live

premium_icon REVEALED: Our highest earners and where they live

WHICH Northern Rivers towns have the highest average weekly income?

Sat 15 Jun 2019

'I have knuckledusters in my wallet'

premium_icon 'I have knuckledusters in my wallet'

Police urge parents to confiscate and destroy weapons found on their kids

Artists need to apply: The Dolphins Awards are back

premium_icon Artists need to apply: The Dolphins Awards are back

THE North Coast Entertainment Industry Association (NCEIA) has confirmed this year's categories.

Thank god this man is off our streets

premium_icon Thank god this man is off our streets

ON OCTOBER last year Billy Armitage went on a wild ride over hundreds of kilometres, threatening to harm two kids in the car and ramming cop cars.

'I was really angry': Charity's big win in Kenyan courts

premium_icon 'I was really angry': Charity's big win in Kenyan courts

THE founder of a local charity said she couldn't believe that rapists were allowed to question their vicitms face-to-face.

Fancy a job as a flying fox officer?

premium_icon Fancy a job as a flying fox officer?

THE program supports communities living with flying foxes.

Which towns attract our youngest and oldest residents?

premium_icon Which towns attract our youngest and oldest residents?

THE Northern Rivers is home to a range of eclectic towns and villages, each with their own appeal and certain lifestyles.

Experimental farm opened in 1894 to test crops

premium_icon Experimental farm opened in 1894 to test crops

AGRICULTURE institute celebrates 125 years.

Wild dogs, crazy ants just some of our biosecurity threats

premium_icon Wild dogs, crazy ants just some of our biosecurity threats

A FORUM was held in Lismore this week to help landowners identify issues.

What will your tattoos look like when you get older?

premium_icon What will your tattoos look like when you get older?

"AFTER much umm-ing and ahh-ing, the tattooist finally came clean about why she should not have the work done.”

Why I borrowed 'I have a dream' line from Martin Luther King

premium_icon Why I borrowed 'I have a dream' line from Martin Luther King

WHEN it comes to talking about the Northern Rivers' future, we have to think big.

Fri 14 Jun 2019

Five reasons to pack up and live in Kyogle

premium_icon Five reasons to pack up and live in Kyogle

IS THIS the perfect place to live?

Dog owner alert: Outbreak of deadly parvovirus

Dog owner alert: Outbreak of deadly parvovirus

ONE dog has already been put down and now all pet owners are being urged to vaccinate their animals against this "terrible” and highly infectious disease.

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