A Nimbin man has died following a single vehicle crash

A 67-YEAR-OLD man from Nimbin has died following a single vehicle crash south of Murwillumbah yesterday afternoon.

REVIEW: A romance story a decade too late

STARS: Rooney Mara and Cate Blanchett in a scene from the movie Carol.

A brief encounter turns into an unexpected love affair.

Young Lennox batsman makes his big debut in Sydney

Young Lennox Head batsman Lewin Maladay, who made his Sydney first-grade debut today for Sydney University against University of New South Wales.

Lewin Maladay made his first-grade debut in Sydney grade cricket.

New tech giving punters lowdown on horses at local tracks

The Longines Positioning System, coming to Lismore and Ballina racecourses, delivers a wealth of information via credit card-sized transmitters which go into secure pockets in each horse’s saddle cloth.

Local racetracks will have a new radio frequency timing.

Young cancer mum touched by community support

RALLYING CRY: A crowdfunding campaign to support the Bull family (pictured) has raised more than $60,000 in two days. Pictured (from left) Jimmy, Braxton, 4, Shanelle , and four-week-old Halle.

Crowdfunding campaign to help a Lismore mother has raised $60,000.

Number of locals getting skin cancer ‘crazy’: Health worker

Children need to be checked for skin cancer from the age of 10, says Wendy Ryder from Lismore’s Prema House Medical Centre.

Local skin cancer rates shock health professionals.

Businesses welcomed into Star Court Arcade

Wild at Heart owner Sharon Poles opened one of the four new stores based at the Star Court Arcade in Lismore.

Star Court Arcade welcomes new businesses

Busking Comp is looking for the next star

WINNER: Kim Churchill.

Applications are now open for the 2016 Bluesfest Busking Competition

Man arrested after allegedly setting fire to his Rosebank home

Fire Station, Fire stock photo, 
Photo: Daniel Perrin / Daily News

MAN charged with malicious damage after Rosebank fire.

Men charged over alleged sex assault of teen at Casino

Two Casino men in their 20s have been charged over the alleged sexual assault of a Casino teenager on late Friday afternoon.

TWO men aged in their 20s charged over the incident.

Vibrant town is also a ‘free-range psychiatric clinic’

CLOSE ENCOUNTERS: Digby Hildreth chats with Nimbin's Michael Balderstone.

Michael Balderstone explains how he found a home in Nimbin.

Lucky Joe’s Wine is ready to go on stage

NEW ALBUM: The Hussy Hicks .

Talking about the upcoming release by the Hussy Hicks.

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Molly made a difference to our lives back in the ’70s

Molly Meldrum

Tonight's premiere of Molly has had a huge build-up

Learning to push through your fear factor

SOME experiences are challenging – near death and life threatening.

Aussie summers: If it’s not driza bone, it’s drowning

I’VE been wondering if this summer is hotter than Satan’s armpit.

No pandas on our Prime Minister's gift registry

Before his rise to the top and while communications minister Melcolm Turnbull received some free internet stuff, a few tickets to the cricket, AFL, opera and some hotel upgrades.

READING the Prime Minister’s gift register is always a fun.

ACA set to take pot shot at us

Northern Star editor David Kirkpatrick

A Current Affair may be about to poke fun of us for our drug laws

WATERCOOLER: Dump the Queen? Go dump yourselves!

Queen Elizabeth and her beloved corgis.

Johno says republic debate is a sham, calling for monarchy to stay

Baird’s popularity soars as Labor struggles in polls

LABOR leader Luke Foley still has a long way to go if he wants to overtake Premier Mike Baird as the New South Wales preferred leader.

Picking apart how backpacker tax effects North Coast farming

Mountain Blue's Natalie Bell and her father Ridley with Eureka blueberries ready to pick. Photo Contributed

NFF asks for compromise with 19% tax on backpacker wages

Call for drug driving clarity on roadside tests

The NSW opposition has called for clarity about how long police can detect illicit drugs in a persons system after they are consumed. Photo: John Gass / Tweed Daily News

NSW opposition calls for clarity on how roadside drug tests work

No charges despite horror evidence over "Norma's" death

Hayden Garside was out kitesurfing at Iluka Beach (Town Beach) as winds whipped up around Mackay. Photo Lee Constable / Daily Mercury

Coroner: 'no doubt' men inflicted horrific trauma on drunk woman

Greens MP John Kaye diagnosed with cancer

Dr John Kaye (right) with colleagues Tamara Smith (left) and Jan Barham (center).

Colleagues offer support for environmental campaigner

Iconic Palmers Island caravan put on the scrap heap

The mini super-cell storm at Palmers Island damaged the iconic Yamba Rd caravan beyond repair.

Iconic caravan too damaged to stay

Police call for help over Ballina break-ins on Sunday night

Police are investigating a spate of break-ins at Ballina on Sunday night.

Information wanted over Ballina break-ins.

Baby monitor 'ghost' spooks terrified parents

While the baby is fast asleep a "white figure" suddenly emerges.

While the baby is fast asleep a 'white figure' suddenly emerges

WATCH: 3 dead, 150 injured after earthquake hits Taiwan

A 17-storey apartment building collapsed in Tainan City's Yungkang district. It was said to be home to about 250 people in 96 households, according to the Central Emergency Operation Center.

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit the Taiwanese city of Tainan

Woman and child test positive for Zika in Queensland

Woman and a child have tested positive for Zika virus in Queensland

Boy, 11, charged with murder after bus station stabbing

11-year-old boy charged with murder after fatal stabbing in WA

Painting a picture of the Guggenheim's marvels

American art collector Peggy Guggenheim poses between early paintings by Jackson Pollock.

THE Guggenheim Museum in Venice is an oasis of traditions.

WATCH: Video shows moment gunmen open fire in Dublin hotel

According to witness reports, two gunmen believed to be armed with assault rifles and disguised as police opened fire Friday on boxing fans during a boxing tournament weigh-in at the Dublin hotel, killing one man and wounding two others.

Gunmen in disguises opened fire on boxing fans at a Dublin hotel

Saudis ready to send in ground troops to fight Isis

Coalition partners including the US would have to agree to the move

The most common cancer types around the world

Cancer deaths are far more prevalent in developing nations.

8.2 million people die every year from cancer, 13% of all deaths

Mystery pool pooper to be revealed via CCTV footage

Pool closed for cleaning after three 'faeces incidents' in a week

Lightning shock: Man's hilarious reaction to thunder bolt

A Sydney girl is almost struck by lightning.

"Oh my god babe the lightning bolt just missed you."

Coast brewery to go under the hammer

GOLDEN NECTAR: Eumundi Winery and Brewery owner Gerry Humphrey is selling the renowned business he and his wife established more than 20 years ago.

Some call it the opportunity of a lifetime to grow brewery business

VIDEO: Lava oozes down glacier from Australian volcano

Pete Harmsen captured this photo of volcano Big Ben puffing from the top of Mawsen Peak in the Southern Ocean.

Remote Australian volcano erupts in front of researchers

Coast woman petrified after 20 snake skins found in roof

WEIGHING UP THE SCALES: Jacq Rutland bravely deals with her snake phobia after workers replacing the roof of her Verrierdale home found 20 snake skins, the longest being 2.5m.

Workmen find 2.5m snake skin in Verrierdale ceiling

EPIC FAIL: Council tells drivers to do 100 in a 50 zone

EPIC FAIL: A photo taken by a Hervey Bay driver showing a 100km/hour sign in a 50km zone is going viral.

The council has admitted this was an honest mistake made by an employee.

Valentine chocolates can be fatal for pets

Chocolate is not good for pets to eat.

Chocolate and pets don't mix, in fact it's a poison combination.

Jessica Biel's morning routine: never hit snooze

Jessica Biel always has breakfast with her son.

Cartoonist Peter Broelman draws on witty humour

Peter Broelman creating political cartoons from his home studio.

Peter Broelman says his gift for art came to him at a young age

Last live tour before becoming a mum in May

LAST SHOW: Kate Miller-Heidke’s Byron gig will be among her last for a while as she’s about to have her first child.

Kate is to become a mum in May.

Penelope Cruz couldn't stop laughing on set

Penelope Cruz: "impossible" not to laugh filming 'Zoolander No. 2'.

Helen Mirren: Being apart helps marriage

Helen Mirren claims "time apart" is key to her successful marriage

Jessica Alba feels masculine

Jessica Alba identified with her "masculine" side most of her life

Stars' Cars: Bathurst winner Steven Richards

BATHURST CHAMP: Steven Richards talks us through his impressive car life past and present.

Four-time Bathurst champ talks us through his motoring life

DIY: How to tile your kitchen splashback

A marble herringbone tile kitchen splashback from the 2015 Reno Rumble series.

I'M frequently asked: What sort of splashback should I put in?

Discovering Oman: the old and the new

OMAN is one of my favourite countries for its striking scenery.

Retail changes helped to boost NSW economy for 2015

NSW retail economy getting stronger.

NSW economy goes from strength to strength.,

Construction index shows industry still in contraction

Second month of contraction for construction industry

Meet Jamie Beaton, the 20 year-old worth $40 million

Say hello to the 20-year-old worth $40 million

Business confidence was on the rise before recent turmoil

The NAB quarterly business survey revealed a lift in confidence

National recall for lettuce packets after salmonella cases

Prepackaged salad mixes from Coles and Woolworths affected

Chance for growers to go bananas on latest information

DPI Banana Industry Development Officer Matt Weinert and Woolgoolga banana grower Jeff Eggins.

A WORKSHOP for North Coast banana growers this month.