February 2016

Commented on a story 10th Feb 2016 3:10 PM

THREE apprentice chefs in Coffs Harbour have been underpaid more than $22,000, investigations by the Fair Work Ombudsman have revealed.

Chefs short changed by employer

"I reckon if I were that age, I'd be grumbling to friends about it but wouldn't be game to risk losing..."

November 2015

Commented on a story 12th Nov 2015 11:41 AM

DETAILED design work is now being finalised to revitalise the heart of the City Square, with an estimated $2m of improvements expected to start after Easter.

Revitalising the heart of the city

"It's the CBD ratepayers who are paying to upgrade the CBD. They pay an extra rate for that purpose, and..."

Commented on a story 12th Nov 2015 11:40 AM

DETAILED design work is now being finalised to revitalise the heart of the City Square, with an estimated $2m of improvements expected to start after Easter.

Revitalising the heart of the city

"Higher heights the current zoning - I forget how many storeys, but many. The old Creek Towers and..."

October 2015

Commented on a story 10th Oct 2015 8:27 AM

DOLPHIN Marine Magic is deeply saddened to announce the loss of the youngest member of its dolphin family Ji-Ling.

Youngest dolphin at Marine Magic dies

"He was born there. His parents were rescued dolphins that I believe couldn't be returned to the..."

Commented on a story 9th Oct 2015 6:09 PM

DOLPHIN Marine Magic is deeply saddened to announce the loss of the youngest member of its dolphin family Ji-Ling.

Youngest dolphin at Marine Magic dies

"So very sorry to hear that the Blue Zoo rookies have lost their little mate. It was a great show and a..."

September 2015

July 2015

Commented on a story 16th Jul 2015 7:39 PM

COFFS Coast medical and health professionals are calling on the Federal Government to amend its contentious Australian Border Force Act.

Coffs medical staff rally against Border Force Act

"BigBunny, I reckon it's the government who isn't following the accepted 'rules'. As Dr Berger said "I..."

Commented on a story 16th Jul 2015 11:03 AM

GAMBLERS in Coffs Harbour are spending more than $461 million on poker machines a year, making the area one of the state’s leading hotspots for pokies losses.

Coffs Harbour loses big time on the pokies

"Sigh . . . if only the money could be spent that way, Olivier."

Commented on a story 16th Jul 2015 11:01 AM

THE Professional Fishermen’s Association is encouraging seafood consumers on the Coffs Coast to buy local seafood and support their local fishing fleet.

Fishos defend prices in call to ‘buy local’

"Let's hope the low Aussie dollar works as it should to benefit the Buy Local campaigns so we don't lose..."

Commented on a story 8th Jul 2015 9:17 AM

COFFS Harbour City Council is expected to vote to bid for Federal funding for half the cost of a $5.35m Recreation and Market Hub on the Jetty Foreshores.

Council expected to bid for further Jetty4Shores funds

"I think the foreshores project has always been dependent on grant funding, so I hope they go for it and..."

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