May 2016

Published a story 6th May 2016 4:07 PM

Lismore mayor Jenny Dowell has also declared she will go “cold turkey” on social media after stepping down in September.

Please don’t name a carpark after me: Jenny Dowell

Lismore mayor Jenny Dowell has also declared she will go “cold turkey” on social media after stepping down in September.

Published a story 6th May 2016 2:32 PM

THE TOP cop in the Tweed-Byron Local Area Command says he is terrified that someone on ice will one day "kill or seriously injure" one of his officers.

'It is going to be terrible, terrible thing'

THE TOP cop in the Tweed-Byron Local Area Command says he is terrified that someone on ice will one day "kill or seriously injure" one of his officers.

Published a story 5th May 2016 6:19 PM

THE State Government’s own research shows aerial shark patrols only work 15% of the time, or about one day a week.

No ‘silver bullet’ for region’s shark issue says researcher

THE State Government’s own research shows aerial shark patrols only work 15% of the time, or about one day a week.

Published a story 5th May 2016 8:58 AM

A LOCAL Aboriginal Council in Casino whose former CEO and administration assistant are facing fraud accusations was already in a “precarious” financial position

Land Council ‘living beyond its means’ before alleged fraud

A LOCAL Aboriginal Council in Casino whose former CEO and administration assistant are facing fraud accusations was already in a “precarious” financial position

Published a story 4th May 2016 5:04 PM

Goonellabah woman freaks out over a snake skin hanging in her tree, worries that the snake is still on the loose and could get caught in her car engine.

WATCH: Goonellabah woman's fears about a snake skin in tree

Goonellabah woman freaks out over a snake skin hanging in her tree, worries that the snake is still on the loose and could get caught in her car engine.

Published a story 4th May 2016 4:27 PM

THE Northern Rivers might be short of jobs, but one local company has plenty on offer and could struggle to find enough takers.

Hundreds of jobs on offer in predicted blueberry boom

THE Northern Rivers might be short of jobs, but one local company has plenty on offer and could struggle to find enough takers.

Published a story 4th May 2016 4:04 PM

FOR strung out surfers terrified of dark shadows every time they go for a paddle, it could be just what the doctor ordered.

Scared of sharks? Get surfers' shark insurance

FOR strung out surfers terrified of dark shadows every time they go for a paddle, it could be just what the doctor ordered.

Published a story 4th May 2016 1:16 PM

IT’S one of the most desirable lifestyle locations in the nation – but developing Byron Shire to allow for more residents has always been controversial.

Carving up paradise: Plan could double Byron's population

IT’S one of the most desirable lifestyle locations in the nation – but developing Byron Shire to allow for more residents has always been controversial.

Published a story 4th May 2016 12:19 PM

FROM cattle show dogs, to macadamias, and bush communes – the Northern Rivers has given birth to many wonderful things.

Eleven cool things born right here on the Northern Rivers

FROM cattle show dogs, to macadamias, and bush communes – the Northern Rivers has given birth to many wonderful things.

Published a story 4th May 2016 11:19 AM

A Byron Bay social worker has shone a light on extent of Byron's homeless problem.

More to the Byron homeless story than ugly street ‘slum’

A Byron Bay social worker has shone a light on extent of Byron's homeless problem.

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