Community News

Thu 12 Sep 2019

Cadet program sparks Sophie to help with fires

premium_icon Cadet program sparks Sophie to help with fires

MACLEAN High Year 12 student Sophie Ballard would've been out helping with fires a week ago if it wasn't for one prior engagement.

Wed 11 Sep 2019

Koala carnage continues at notorious killing zone

premium_icon Koala carnage continues at notorious killing zone

DEATH of koala in Bangalow follows the loss of five others last year in the same place.

Mon 9 Sep 2019

MPs asked to meet for 'cult' talks amid calls for inquiry

premium_icon MPs asked to meet for 'cult' talks amid calls for inquiry

THE Lismore MP will "further the discussion” with colleagues upon their return to parliament.

Fri 6 Sep 2019

'He died in front of me'

premium_icon 'He died in front of me'

VIDEO: Watch the heart-stopping moment CPR hero Mark is reunited with the man he brought back from the dead

Tue 3 Sep 2019

Teddy Bears gather for picnic

Teddy Bears gather for picnic

Children and their families will be sure of a big surprise when the local services host a free celebration from 9.30am for Child Protection Week.

Search for life-saving stranger after cardiac arrest

premium_icon Search for life-saving stranger after cardiac arrest

"This fella Mark, I owe him so much. Just a simple handshake to say thank you."

Mon 2 Sep 2019

FATAL CRASH: Woman killed, two men flown to hospital

premium_icon FATAL CRASH: Woman killed, two men flown to hospital

EMERGENCY crews desperately tried to revive the woman, but she died at the scene.

Thu 29 Aug 2019

CRIME SPREE: 'Every parent is sleeping with a cricket bat'

premium_icon CRIME SPREE: 'Every parent is sleeping with a cricket bat'

WHILE the community is "terrified", a top Northern Rivers cop says locals need to report the crimes to police, not social media.

Tue 27 Aug 2019

How you can have your say on the Rail Trail

premium_icon How you can have your say on the Rail Trail

LANDOWNERS adjoining the rail corridor from Murwillumbah to Crabbes Creek are being invited to work with Tweed Shire Council’s Rail Trail Project Team to ensure all...

Sat 24 Aug 2019

RX-7 or Ford Focus - which would you choose?

premium_icon RX-7 or Ford Focus - which would you choose?

Motorfest the scene of much debate as family members go head to head

Poignant moments captured in Cowper crash podcast

Poignant moments captured in Cowper crash podcast

30 years past one of Australia's most devastating road tragedies, we talk to those people who were part of the story

107th birthday 'just another day' for Win

premium_icon 107th birthday 'just another day' for Win

Born in 1912, Winifred is nonplussed at the attention for her long, well-lived life

Thu 15 Aug 2019

Fire permits now required for Valley region

Fire permits now required for Valley region

HERE'S everything you need to know about these changes and what you will need should you require a fire permit

Heartbreaking reason this baby may never speak

premium_icon Heartbreaking reason this baby may never speak

ASHANA Simpson is a “beautiful, happy and determined” baby with a heartbreaking reality.

Town 'lost a big part of its heart' with destructive fire

premium_icon Town 'lost a big part of its heart' with destructive fire

FIVE years on from the blaze, the town's still got a void where a community hub once stood.

Wed 14 Aug 2019

'I'M NO HERO': Volunteer who lost son in valiant fire fight

premium_icon 'I'M NO HERO': Volunteer who lost son in valiant fire fight

IT'S been a tough year for Edwin Newbery. In March the bloke who picks up your green waste and protects your house in a bushfire lost his son to suicide.

Tue 13 Aug 2019

Billionaire Gerry Harvey sells Byron property for $45m

premium_icon Billionaire Gerry Harvey sells Byron property for $45m

Syrian billionaire adds one of Byron Bay's most iconic properties to his hospitality portfolio.

Filmmaker says 'cruelty and brutality' of Manus must end

premium_icon Filmmaker says 'cruelty and brutality' of Manus must end

THE Lennox Head artist hoped the film could influence a change in how Australia deals with refugees who approach its shores.

Iconic pub up for sale, and the price will surprise you

premium_icon Iconic pub up for sale, and the price will surprise you

THIS is your chance to secure the "great Aussie dream" right here on the Northern Rivers.

House destroyed by fire near Grafton

premium_icon House destroyed by fire near Grafton

RESIDENTS believed the worst had passed, but flying embers are believe to have cause a fire that burnt down a couple's home.

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