August 2015

Published a story 1st Aug 2015 5:57 PM

The surfer reportedly refused to get out of the water despite warnings from the beach and the Evans Head Marine Rescue

Drone spots two great whites near surfer at Evans Head

The surfer reportedly refused to get out of the water despite warnings from the beach and the Evans Head Marine Rescue

Published a story 1st Aug 2015 5:25 PM

THE SHARK COAST: At least three "large" sharks have been spotted today forcing police and lifesavers to close all Ballina's beaches

Multiple shark sightings prompt mass beach closures

THE SHARK COAST: At least three "large" sharks have been spotted today forcing police and lifesavers to close all Ballina's beaches

July 2015

Published a story 31st Jul 2015 4:27 PM

WITH youth unemployment in Australia at 15% and one in five young people out of a job on the Northern Rivers, breaking into the workforce is no easy feat.

Generation of school leavers ill-prepared for the workforce

WITH youth unemployment in Australia at 15% and one in five young people out of a job on the Northern Rivers, breaking into the workforce is no easy feat.

Published a story 31st Jul 2015 4:22 PM

ABBEY Hodson and Abdul Aziz are two local Muslims who refuse to react to the fear and loathing emerging from some sections of Australia over their religion.

Local Muslims building bridges amid ignorance

ABBEY Hodson and Abdul Aziz are two local Muslims who refuse to react to the fear and loathing emerging from some sections of Australia over their religion.

Published a story 31st Jul 2015 8:05 AM

IT’S been remaking our coolest capital city districts for the last two decades, and now it’s coming to Lismore.

Turning shop-top offices into homes could revitalise Lismore

IT’S been remaking our coolest capital city districts for the last two decades, and now it’s coming to Lismore.

Published a story 31st Jul 2015 6:25 AM

A NEW funeral home planned for the Lismore CBD will the only locally owned and operated funeral home in Lismore and the greater Northern Rivers region.

CBD funeral home to benefit mourners, businesses: director

A NEW funeral home planned for the Lismore CBD will the only locally owned and operated funeral home in Lismore and the greater Northern Rivers region.

Published a story 30th Jul 2015 6:40 PM

PLANS for a funeral home on Lismore’s iconic Magellan St have come under fire from local retailers who say the proposal threatens the street’s atmosphere.

Eat St or Grief St - funeral parlour planned for Lismore CBD

PLANS for a funeral home on Lismore’s iconic Magellan St have come under fire from local retailers who say the proposal threatens the street’s atmosphere.

Published a story 30th Jul 2015 4:36 PM

A SNEAK peek at what's in tomorrow's Northern Star.

VIDEO: Northern Star News Run July 31

A SNEAK peek at what's in tomorrow's Northern Star.

Published a story 30th Jul 2015 10:18 AM

WHAT do rental toys, hand-me-down clothes, and pre-loved prams and cots and car seats have in common?

Sharing is caring and saves a lot of money on kid costs too

WHAT do rental toys, hand-me-down clothes, and pre-loved prams and cots and car seats have in common?

Published a story 26th Jul 2015 9:55 PM

THE social impact of dementia has been highlighted in a pilot study suggesting more than a quarter of carers for dementia patients have contemplated suicide.

Study shows some dementia carers contemplate suicide

THE social impact of dementia has been highlighted in a pilot study suggesting more than a quarter of carers for dementia patients have contemplated suicide.

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