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LOOKING FOR TEENS: Georgina Hills, Tyson Giles and Alex Cupitt

Police have made an appeal through their Facebook page

Parents in favour of new vaccination laws

VAX LAWS: North Coast Health District officials are hoping new vaccination laws which prevent children not yet immunised from attending day care will persuade parents to protect their youngsters.

Children's lives saved through vaccination laws

Cycling video secures driver conviction

VIDEO EVIDENCE: A motorcyclist has lost his licence for 18 months after his assault on two cyclists in June 2017 was captured on a rear-light bicycle video camera.

Motorcyclist loses licence after cyclist assault





Workers lined the streets from 6 this morning, volunteering their time to ensure this years festival would be one to remember.

Up with the arches

Workers lined the streets from 6 this morning, volunteering their time to ensure this years festival would be one to remember.


WARNING: Large swells, hazardous conditions forecast

SURFERS, boaters and rock fishermen are being warned of dangerous surf.

STORM WARNING: Large hail, heavy rain and damaging winds

Lightning from Pat Moreton Lookout, Lennox Head, by Antonio Parancin, North Coast Storm Chasers.

Severe thunderstorm warning for Northern Rivers

ROLLING: Temps inch closer to mid-30s

A temperature of 38 was reached in the sand dunes of Kirra beach at 1.30pm today during the early summer heat on the Tweed Coast.Photo: Scott Powick Daily News

How are you coping with the heat? Check here for your area

Pool stays open to beat the heat

Lismore Memorial Baths will be open later on extremely hot days.

Lismore pool will stay open longer on extremely hot days

Severe heatwave could see bats drop from sky

DEAD BATS: Some of the thousands of bats who suffered horribly in the record-breaking temperatures during 2014.

Wires volunteers monitoring bat colonies

BoM warning: Damaging winds and large hailstones

A storm probability map for 4pm from North Coast Storm Chasers.

"Storms are likely widespread with severe storms possible locally.”

Severe storms, gusty winds, lightning set to hit region

Medium-high chance of storms over Northern Rivers this evening. Source: North Coast Storm Chasers

"In the firing line” for "gusty” winds and frequent lightning

Ferry return to service delayed

SERVICE will not resume as expected.

TALES: No public transport or decent roads

The faded headstone of William and Mary Alexander at Alphadale cemetery

IN THE Alphadale cemetery is William Alexander's faded headstone

Pools stay closed as the wait for parts continues

PROGRESS: Drone footage shot on Wednesday shows the latest work on the Alstonville Pool upgrade.

Controversial power upgrade making waves

Coming to a NR sky soon: Star journalist armed with drone

TAKING OFF: Northern Star journalist Jasmine Burke with the new drone which will assist the newspaper in covering news and current affairs from a whole new angle.

Bringing even more amazing vision of the Northern Rivers terrain

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Harry James Angus' struggle with glory

NEW PROJECT: Harry James Angus took inspiration from classic texts.

The Mullum resident is about to release a new album

No cash or sex toys for Valentine's Day please

Kenny the Clydesdale is ready for Valentine's Day.

It is the lovers' day today, will you be celebrating?

Business closes, jobs lost

Caringa has withdrawn funding from Louisa's Fine Foods at Bonalbo.

Award-winning disability service closes after 50 years

Meeting agenda: lake, licences and Lismore Cup

COUNCIL MEETING: The agenda for the Lismore City Council meeting on Tuesday February 13, includes budgets, construction, business and recreation matters.

Budgets, investments and public holidays are on council agenda

200 protesters say Byron deserves better

HEAVY TRAFFIC: More than 200 locals turned out for the Byron Deserves Better rally against the West Byron Developments.

Last ditch stand against West Byron developments

Protest letter over Adani mine project cops flack

Byron Shire mayor Simon Richardson.

"Preposterous” and "bizarre” letter sent by Byron Shire Council

Hippie town's 'bizarre' boycott letter to councils

Isaac Mayor Anne Baker said Byron Shire's proposal was a preposterous suggestion.

Isaac mayor 'offended' by northern NSW council's approach

EMERGENCY RESPONSE: Are street wardens the answer?

VOLUNTEERS sought to act as street wardens in future emrgencies.

Club back in action after the flood

COMMUNITY CLUB: PCYC club manager Mark Greig and Senior Constable Lachlan Bransgrove in the boxing room which is ready for refurbishment after the March floodwaters drowned the facilities up to 2.1m.

Repairs to PCYC to commence

Beloved home is safe despite being in high-risk flood area

RAISED UP: North Lismore resident, Debbie Childs had her house raised through the voluntary house raising scheme.

Government scheme helps homeowners get to new levels

Record rainfall 'significantly' impacted macadamia crops

Macadamia crops were significantly impacted by ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie and record rainfall in June.

Growers have turned their attention to next year's harvest

More help for flood impacted farmers

Red Earth Organics suffered major crop damage.

Grants for primary producers who were affected during March flood

Plans for servo to reopen in Lismore

Work is under way at the Shell service station in Dawson St, Lismore.

Fuel station went under water during the March flood

REVEALED: Flood damaged bank reopens with new look

Staff are excited to move back into the refurbished Newcastle Permanent office in Lismore .

The premises was waterlogged in March, but will reopen Monday

Homeless drug addicted Rocky mum turns life around

Her mother's terminal cancer diagnosis was the catalyst for change

Two boys impacted by organ donation join forces

KICKING GOALS: Liver recipient, 11-year-old, Max Bishop from Ipswich and organ donor James Ackerman's six-year-old son Ollie from the Sunshine Coast, walked out together to deliver the match ball for the Bulldogs v Raiders match.

Son of organ donor and a footy-fanatic recipient join together

Cost of having children soaring sky high

Katie Lavercombe – with Xavier, 2, Bella, 4, and eight-month-old Archie – says the cost of having a child is deterring wannabe parents from taking the plunge.

Cost of children soaring as trendy baby accessories increase spending

These are the sex capitals of Australia

Sex is in demand.

Data reveals surprise Australian suburbs where people want sex the most

Aussie couple road tests hotels by having sex in them

Justin and Jess have revealed their steamy hotel experiences.

They won a comp to share stories of getting lucky in hotel rooms

‘I have slept with 100 people’

The documentary is one person’s quest to track down their 100 past sexual encounters

Documentary counts down one person’s full list of sexual encounters

Pregnant Erin Molan hospitalised

Erin Molan has been announced as the new host of the Footy Show. Picture: Jonathan Ng

She collapsed, hitting her head on the ground

Kylie reveals ‘nervous breakdown’ over split

KYLIE Minogue was left heartbroken when she split last year from her fiance Joshua Sasse, saying she thinks she had “a nervous breakdown” and has taken time to...

I’m a Celeb outrage: ‘You’ve hit rock bottom’

David and Lisa Oldfield pose for a portrait at their home in Belrose.

VIEWERS vent their anger and disappointment at the latest intruders.

Shock twist: MAFS affair explodes

A mess.

The final decision left everyone stunned.

Stone the flamin’ crows: Home and Away actor's new project

Ray Meagher has launched his own line of hot sauce.

Stone the flamin’ crows! Actor releases own line of hot sauce

Couple’s big $2 million gamble

The family has loved "stripping back their life" and only travelling with the bare necessities. Picture: Instagram

Tracey and Rob were sick of Sydney life, so they sold their home

The millionaire real estate mogul who rents

Luis D Ortiz, the real estate genius who made millions in New York, then walked away, is on his way to Australia.

The millionaire real estate mogul who prefers to rent

How Rivers home owners can save $5000 a year

Finance experts say that, based on an average 30-year home loan of $371,100, households could save $5412 a year in repayments with a few simple steps.

We show you how to make money from your home

Coffee king forks out $6.5m for Queensland home

Philip and Gianna Di Bella now have a new New Farm at home. Picture: Annette Dew.

Phillip Di Bella has forked out $6.5 million for a New Farm home

UNEMPLOYABLE: Jobs figures worst in NSW

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Clarence Valley left behind in record jobs boom

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Job losses at Origin energy

Company determined to cut costs to get gas price down

Could you work at Aldi for $102k?

Aldi Australia CEO Tom Daunt. Picture: Hollie Adams/The Australian

Aldi is kicking off 2018 by hiring 50 people on a salary of $102,000

How Australia chucks a sickie

Taking a sickie is popular with Australians.

ALMOST half of us are chucking a sickie when we take sick leave

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BMW ups the voltage on government electric vehicle policy

BMW has called on the Federal Government to offer tax relief for buyers of electric cars.

Call for tax relief to bolster electric car sales.

Nissan touts health benefits of electric vehicles

New charge points for electric cars are being unveiled at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital.Visionstream CEO Richard Kelleway ready to plug in.

Emissions are becoming a key concern for governments.

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