BREAKING: Fire crews are protecting properties from fire

BREAKING: Fire crews are protecting properties from fire

Watch and Act levels have been enacted for three fires

Men face court over alleged drug syndicate

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They have been accused of involvement in a prison-linked drug ring

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Fire-fighters disgusted by drone flyover at bushfire


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'Best news of the year': Stone & Wood announces big plans

'Best news of the year': Stone & Wood announces big plans

"IT'S early days for us, and it's always difficult to put time lines on these sorts of projects”.

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LOCAL LGBTIQ+ social club will celebrate 30 years with some special guests from the big smoke.


Winter cold snap to sweep across NSW

Winter cold snap to sweep across NSW

WINTER is set to finish with a chill across NSW, but this may not be the last we’ve seen of the cold this year.

'It was the most awful day of my life'

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THE hero mates of a young Ballina surfer will today receive bravery medals after rescuing him from a shark attack at Lighthouse Beach in 2016.

Driver leads police on chase in car with stolen plates

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Ballina aiming for second straight grand final after big win

premium_icon Ballina aiming for second straight grand final after big win

A late try sealed their dominance in the 28-12 victory

Ballina takes out Cudgen 28-12

premium_icon Ballina takes out Cudgen 28-12

A late try to centre Oliver Regan sealed the win

Deadlock for local rivals in women's hockey

premium_icon Deadlock for local rivals in women's hockey

Some of the best hockey players on show

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