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Sat 7 Dec 2019

How much water is needed to keep our Christmas tree alive?

premium_icon How much water is needed to keep our Christmas tree alive?

LISMORE CBD’s new Christmas tree has left many people questioning if it was the right design.

VOTE: Which Lismore recycled Christmas tree is the best?

premium_icon VOTE: Which Lismore recycled Christmas tree is the best?

WHICH unique, and sometimes controversial, recycled Christmas tree has been the best in Lismore's CBD?

Why lasers will light up Lismore’s night sky

premium_icon Why lasers will light up Lismore’s night sky

The skies above Lismore will be a riot of colour tomorrow night when a laser show replaces fireworks at the annual Christmas carols event.

UK expat joins SCU

premium_icon UK expat joins SCU

NEW head of Health and Human Sciences says helping Lismore community is “critical”

NAPLAN improvement scores for every Northern Rivers school

premium_icon NAPLAN improvement scores for every Northern Rivers school

REVEALED: An analysis of five years’ worth of NAPLAN results has revealed the schools that have improved their Year 5 and Year 9 student scores the most.

Fri 6 Dec 2019

Cop’s actions praised in fatal shooting

premium_icon Cop’s actions praised in fatal shooting

A police officer who shot and killed an armed man has been praised for his “exemplary” actions during the stand-off.

Possum and her baby saved from bushfire

premium_icon Possum and her baby saved from bushfire

Luck was on the side of a ringtail possum and her baby trying to escape a fire which razed acres of dry bush and two sheds.

Vaccine for peanut allergy? It’s not nuts

premium_icon Vaccine for peanut allergy? It’s not nuts

The first trial of a vaccine to protect people who have potentially fatal peanut allergies has been a success in its first trial.

Dying ‘bush dogs’ left to rot prompts calls for swift action

premium_icon Dying ‘bush dogs’ left to rot prompts calls for swift action

Extremely disturbing images of starving, deformed and tick ridden dogs have prompted calls for something to be done to fix the situation. WARNING: Graphic

Pulling hair and pulling knives: Schoolgirls caught on film

premium_icon Pulling hair and pulling knives: Schoolgirls caught on film

Shocking vision of schoolyard violence has been splashed across social media accounts, leaving parents mortified and police blasting those who share it.

‘Tis the season for high falls and broken bones

premium_icon ‘Tis the season for high falls and broken bones

Middle-aged men are making the annual pilgrimage to the emergency room, with the Christmas period the most popular time for broken bones and serious falls.

Wools-Cobb eager to press on at Open

premium_icon Wools-Cobb eager to press on at Open

Maroochy River’s Shae Wools-Cobb says he has exceeded all expectations by making his first Australian Open cut and is confident he can maintain the form.

Tragic fasting death of raw vegan guru prompts health call

premium_icon Tragic fasting death of raw vegan guru prompts health call

The shock death of a popular raw food guru Dr Robert Lockhart triggered heartfelt tributes — and a warning about the risks of extreme no-water fasting diets.

Cheers to a few beers — minus the hangover

premium_icon Cheers to a few beers — minus the hangover

If you find the prospect of hangovers outweighs the festive fun of the Christmas season, a fast-growing trend in beer drinking could become a lifesaver.

Shane Stone to head national drought agency

premium_icon Shane Stone to head national drought agency

Former Northern Territory chief minister Shane Stone will lead the federal government’s response to the drought

Australians forking out 10K a year for dream tattoos

premium_icon Australians forking out 10K a year for dream tattoos

Australians are spending an arm and a leg to get tattoos inspired by the likes of Tigers’ star Dustin Martin.

Puppy 'Bucket' allegedly shot three times with bow and arrow

premium_icon Puppy 'Bucket' allegedly shot three times with bow and arrow

A man has been charged after he allegedly shot a puppy with a longbow and arrow

One dead in house fire

premium_icon One dead in house fire

Neighbouring properties were evacuated as a house fire ripped through a house, leaving one dead.

Watchdog launches probe into embattled college

premium_icon Watchdog launches probe into embattled college

After months of turmoil, an elite college has written to parents to announce that the State Government’s private schools watchdog has launched an investigation.

Elton’s passion for helping Aussie artists

premium_icon Elton’s passion for helping Aussie artists

Elton John just may be the biggest music fan spending hours in local record stores while on tour to uncover emerging artists.

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