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Wed 23 Jan 2019

Four truckloads of rubbish dumped in CBD street

premium_icon Four truckloads of rubbish dumped in CBD street

LEAVING goods for charity shops in the street may cop you a $2000 fine.

RED ALERT: Warning issued over algae in Richmond River

RED ALERT: Warning issued over algae in Richmond River

IT'S the second algae alert for the region this week.

SNEAK PEEK: Ballina's $50 million 'school of the future'

premium_icon SNEAK PEEK: Ballina's $50 million 'school of the future'

THIS state-of-the-art high school is in such high demand that students are being turned away.

Proposed demolition of gazebo prompts backlash

premium_icon Proposed demolition of gazebo prompts backlash

PLAN to replace weathershed with museum a "stupid idea”.

Man accused of sex with dogs could lodge pleas

premium_icon Man accused of sex with dogs could lodge pleas

THE Bangalow man is facing 214 charges, including bestiality, producing child abuse material and stealing women's and children's underwear.

Thief tries to sell elderly woman's engagement ring for $100

Thief tries to sell elderly woman's engagement ring for $100

THE precious ring was stolen from her North Coast home earlier this month.

Jail visitor gets week behind bars

premium_icon Jail visitor gets week behind bars

BEFORE setting foot inside Grafton Correctional Facility for a planned visit, a Casino man had run afoul of the law when a search uncovered a knife

Man chained to machine at hospital demolition site

Man chained to machine at hospital demolition site

"I CAN'T see another way to bring attention to this... I am sick of community assets being sold off”.

Fallout from motorbike rider's 'terrible mistake'

premium_icon Fallout from motorbike rider's 'terrible mistake'

RESCUERS had to lift a car off the Goonellabah man after the crash, but the 43-year-old is adamant that he can't remember anything about it.

DONATE NOW: The need for blood does not go on holiday

premium_icon DONATE NOW: The need for blood does not go on holiday

CELEBRATE our great country and arrange to give blood on Australia Day and help save up to three lives in your community.

SCONE WARS: The battle is on for baking supremacy

premium_icon SCONE WARS: The battle is on for baking supremacy

MAKE the winning scone and get naming rights for a year.

When a men's shed isn't just a men's shed

premium_icon When a men's shed isn't just a men's shed

ASKING if a woman could join a men's shed attracted lots of different opinions.

9 ways to be a nicer person in 2019

premium_icon 9 ways to be a nicer person in 2019

IT'S easier to be a better person than you thought with these (mostly) free and simple changes to make to your life in 2019.

Tiger shark caught off Ballina, lifeguards close beach

Tiger shark caught off Ballina, lifeguards close beach

BEACHGOERS have been warned that two popular beaches are closed due to continuing shark activity along the Far North Coast.

How playing up at the pub can see you banned from all venues

premium_icon How playing up at the pub can see you banned from all venues

A TOUGH new policy aims to curb alcohol related crime by punishing bad behaviour.

Waking up to dead cows 'disappointing'

premium_icon Waking up to dead cows 'disappointing'

PROPERTY owner says "only 3-5 per cent are trying to do the right thing".

SHOOTING MYSTERY: 'We don't want him on the streets'

SHOOTING MYSTERY: 'We don't want him on the streets'

MASKED gunman remains at large as police investigate motive for shooting.

Men charged over home invasion face court

premium_icon Men charged over home invasion face court

THREE Nimbin men have been charged over an alleged break-in and wounding of a man at his home.

The mystery of the missing golf trophy

premium_icon The mystery of the missing golf trophy

DO YOU know where the A Grade championship trophy is?

'HORRIFIC': Mum's outrage after pet mauled to death by dog

premium_icon 'HORRIFIC': Mum's outrage after pet mauled to death by dog

A LISMORE woman has called for immediate action from the council after her beloved dog was killed by another dog.

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