Assault charges after man spits at security guard

Police in Coffs harbour

Photo: Trevor Veale / The Coffs Coast Advocate

A Killcare Heights man has been arrested at Brunswick.

PHOTOS: Your Mr Beef 2017 revealed

Entrants into the 2017 Mr Beef contest posed inside a photobooth.

HEATED online campaign between competitors came to a climax Saturday

Refugee 'unfairly' sacked from Byron Bay Superfoods

Company labelled "vindictive" after civil war victim bullied






PHOTOS: Beef Week's breakfast with the butchers gets cooking

THIS morning the BBQ's were running hot in the Casino CBD for the Richmond Dairies Free Breakfast With The Butchers.

Paralympian's inspiring Beef Week talk

ABOVE: Katie Kelly and her mother Eileen sharing laughs and smiles at Casino's 2017 Beef Week High Tea.

Resilience and determination key topics of discussion

Meat peace-loving hippies dressed for Beef Week

PSYCHEDELIC: Colleen Cornish and Donna Mclennan, as Clover and Saffron, Casino's self-proclaimed "Wildwood Flowers” of Hallidays Jewellery go all out with Beef Week's 2017 'Step back in time' theme.

Beef Week's theme has the town dressed to impress

Beef Week a bumper day out in Casino

CELEBRATING 35 YEARS: Brenda Armfield in her green mini moke during Beef Week's street parade last year.

Casino Beef Week is shaping up to attract a crowd of over 20,000

Opening night a time to party

FORMAL AFFAIR: Beef Week president Stuart George with 2016 Beef Week Queen entrants.

Beef Week kicks off with a crowning

Top 15: Is this the area's biggest weekend of the year?

CENTRE OF ATTENTION: The bulls lapping up the attention at Beef Week Saturday in Casino.

From Beef Week to Margaret Olley portraits.

Splendour VIP passes raise massive sum for flood relief

50 Flood Relief Gold Passes were auctioned last week online to help three Northern Rivers areas

GREAT START: Splendour VIP passes raise more than $23,000

Crowd at Splendour in the Grass 2016.  Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

Flood appeal fundraiser had a successful first day

Splendour in the Grass tickets sell out in an hour

Punters at Splendour in the Grass 2016 at Byron Bay. Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

Organisers: 'there will be a fundraiser for flood victims'

EASY GUIDE: How to get your Splendour in the Grass tickets

Punters at Splendour in the Grass 2016 at Byron Bay. Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

Are you prepared to get your tickets for this year's festival?

How to get your Splendour tickets, locals only

Crowd at Splendour in the Grass 2016.  Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

Are you a resident in the area allowed to purchase them?

How to judge a winning bull at Casino's Cattle Competition

Casino puts on the best of a country show with cattle comp and street parade

Lismore community call to 'Save our libraries'

Greens MP Dawn Walker and Lismore Councillor Adam Guise fight together with the local community to save funding for Goonellabah Library.

A community rallies to stop funding cuts to local libraries.

Bonalbo Preschool Turns 40

Early teacher Shirley Moss, Jumbunna Community Preschool director Karen McDermott and current teacher Annika Gray together for the celebrations in Bonalbo.

A huge community celebration for little local preschool

Council ski jump vote 'small victory' for residents

CONTROVERSIAL: A digital image of the proposed Lake Ainsworth Olympic ski jump facility provided by the NSW Office of Sport.

Councillors vote 8-0 not to support development application

When good neighbours become Splendid friends

FLOOD APPEAL:  Elise Huntley with  community support workers Kim Shelley and Roberta Brooks.

Everybody needs splendid neighbours.

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Ten awesome things to do this week

THE list includes from Mr Beef in Casino to Byron Bay Rugby, plus some great classic music event and other community events.

This weekend's Northern Rivers markets list

LOCAL TALENT: Clunes resident Francesca Rockette offers some fantastic up-cicled goods and crafts at Northern Rivers markets.

Where to get fresh coffee and local produce from

Mandy and Ellen will be just women like us in Nimbin

DUO: Mandy Nolan and Ellen Briggs bring their hit show Women Like Us to Nimbin.

Hit comedy show heading towards Nimbin

Chicago comes to Bangalow

CELL BLOCK TANGO: Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones in a scene from the 2002 film Chicago.

The next production by Bangalow Theatre Company

$100 million good reasons why Casino's the Beef Capital

Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange at Casino.

Record prices for beef have flowed through to local producers

Coding kits help re-float REDinc after flood

CEO of REDinc Marie Gale, former Queensland Premier Campbell Newman, Lisa Newman and CEO LinkSprite Gavin Sigley showing eSpace how to use their new coding kits.

Former Queensland Premier Campbell Newman delivers some cheer

Nation's farmers to tour Northern Rivers jersey dairy farms

ON A WINNER: Chris Sharpe, left, of Richmond Dairies, Casino, holds the  gold perpetual trophy awarded to the owner of the champion Jersey cow at the Lismore Dairy Spectacular, Stephen McCarthy from East Greenmount, Queensland. Stephen gets to keep the smaller replica

Lismore to host highlight event on the farming calendar

WIN acquires rights to Southern Cross Media television

WIN network coverage

Changes to take effect at end of the month

Servo lost every piece of stock and equipment in flood

Generic petrol bowser Photo Lee Constable / Daily Mercury

Service station finally reopens following flood

Ballina brothel lifting a social taboo

Ballina Exclusive Company sex workers say catering to the disabled has its health benefits.

Disabled clientele benefit from sex visits.

Breakfast with the Butchers

Beef Week president Stuart George, butcher Grant Shedden and former mayor Col Sullivan at Breakfast with the Butchers at Casino Beef Week.

The community came out for the Breakfast with the Butchers at Casino Beef Week this...

Room for the birds? Bentley Bentayga Falconry

Bentley Bentayga Falconry by Mulliner.

Special Edition Bentley Bentayga Falconry by Mulliner.

Beach 4WD hoons

A resident, who didn't wish to be named, snapped one of the four-wheel drivers illegally traversing the dunes at Seven Mile Beach on Sunday, May 21.

A resident, who didn't wish to be named, snapped one of the four-wheel drivers...

Schapelle Corby on way back home

Schapelle Corby leaves the Prosecutors office in Denpasar a free woman. Picture: Nathan EdwardsSource:News Corp Australia

Convicted drug smuggler Schapelle Corby has been freed by Bali authorities.

Lennox Ski Jump

Protesters find out the State Government has decided against a Ski Jump at Lennox Head.

Nationals Parliamentary Secretary for Northern NSW Ben Franklin and No to Lennox...

Get your grant in for flood relief

Lismore City Council staff will move into the old Lismore Regional Gallery building...

CHOPPED OFF: Dani-Lee's hair will go to sick kids

After growing her hair for seven years, Dani-Lee Kershaw's beautiful locks have come off.

2017 Lexus LX570 review: Automotive glamping

MAGIC CARPET RIDE: Even on the rough stuff, the Lexus LX570 combines capability with opulence.

Road test review of the 2017 Lexus LX570.

The lazy girl’s guide to beauty

You, too, can learn to be lazy — one laid-back step at a time.

Saving the planet - one bikini at a time

Steph Gabriel is committed to saving the environment one bikini at a time.

STEPH'S turning ocean waste into swimwear.

RECIPE: Tasty mince dish is one to savour

Eggs in a wooden bowl on the table. Natural healthy food concept.

Popular savoury mince with a twist

Volvo's FH XXL concept cab surprise

WHAT A TEASE: Volvo shows off it's Concept FHXXL Concept cab in Brisbane.

FH XXL Concept Cab unveiled.

Gardening: Cool season calls for the zygocactus

Zygocactus, a member of the cactus family, is known in Europe and America as holiday cactus or Christmas cactus.

AUTUMN can cause some plants to blossom

Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor split after 17 years

BEN Stiller and his wife Christine Taylor have called it a day in a joint announcement.

Why The Voice hasn't produced a star

Boy George responds to Brittania Clifford-Pugh's heart-warming message.

It's the industry, not the show, says Boy George

These actors hated their movies and didn’t mind admitting it

Channing Tatum and Marlon Wayans in a scene from GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra.

Every year, Hollywood blesses us with plenty of God awful movies.

Miranda Kerr and fiance hang up backyard tent for wedding

The decorators and caterers are arriving for the final preparations for the wedding of Miranda Kerr and Evan Spiegel. Pictures: Splash

Evan Spiegel and Miranda Kerr are set to marry today

Man's amazing comeback from monster crisis

Pat O'Driscoll agents Penny Keating and Doug Webber sold 56 Agnes St, The Range at auction over the weekend.

NOT long ago, he sold his possessions to pay staff. Now he's back.

SNEAK PEEK: What new shopping centre is going to look like

Artist impression of the proposed redevelopment of the cinema and shopping complex on Jonson St, Byron Bay.

Mercato billed as regional NSW's most sustainable shopping complex

How Toowoomba house prices compare in Australia

For sale sign in front of home.

Here's what $700,000 will buy you in Toowoomba, Brisbane and Sydney

Slaves in Byron: The dark side of housing crisis

Housing generic.

A darker side to Byron's economy

Bonville to become new housing hub

REZONING: Large areas of Bonville have been rezoned for residential

Land rezoning will turn farmland into housing

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Where the 13,000 mining jobs are

Rio Tinto's Amrun

THE mining and resources downturn is over and jobs are coming back

Bringing down indigenous workplace hurdles

PASSIONATE: Jobs4Youth co-ordinator Rebekah Carr.

There are many benefits of hiring indigenous staff.

Careers Australia fails: 15,000 students, 1000 staff gone

Group's 1000 staff sent an email that they had been stood down

How to survive the robot jobs revolution

Nicholas Davis is here to tell you that it’s not all bad news

The $1000-a-day jobs of the future are not what you think

In workplace speak they’re also known as “slashies”

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Ford Mustang crowned as the world's best-selling sports car

BEST SELLER: Ford's success story new Mustang isn't just a winner in Australia, but also the likes of India (pictured), France, Romania, Greece and...Bonaire?

More than 150,000 Mustangs sold globally in 2016

We test drive Audi S5 Sportback offering cut-price prestige

VALUE UP: The new Audi S5 Sportback is some $14,000 cheaper than the previous model with a $105,800 sticker price to price match its key performance rivals. The five-door S5 uses a 3.0-litre turbo V6 offering 260kW and 500Nm, hitting 100kmh in 4.7 seconds.

Audi shaves $14,000 off its old S5 model while adding extra features

Race to the couch for a big weekend of motor sport action

Max Verstappen at the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Monaco, 2016.

Motor sport viewers in for a weekend treat with three major races.

One for the birds: Bentley's SUV with luxury falconry kit

AT LAST! Bentley finally offers us the 6.0-litre Bentayga SUV with its own luxury built-ins for the falcons. Niche? You betcha.

Need your luxury SUV with room for the birds?

Due in October: Volkswagen's Golf R-engined Arteon GT beauty

GT FOR THE PEOPLE: Expect to pay in the low-$60,000s for VW's all-new Arteon five-door fastback when it hits Aussie showrooms in October.

Sleek fastback hits 100kmh in just 5.6-seconds

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