Mullum's iconic poinciana tree to be chopped down

TOO DANGEROUS: Mullumbimby's iconic poinciana tree is set to be cut down as early as next week.

"People have a lot of emotional connection to the tree"

Big Rob ordered to pay mayor's legal bill

BIG Rob outside Lismore courthouse after a judge ordered him to pay $6006 in legal costs incurred by Lismore mayor Isaac Smith while fighting Rob's appeal against an interim AVO.

Rob needs "as long as possible” to pay the hefty bill

POLL: Have your say on $90m Lismore Square expansion

Some councillors want to reconsider the possibility of expanding Lismore Shopping Square.

“Why would you want to stop someone from spending money?"






Second Hand Saturday

St Brigid's Kyogle will be taking part in Second Hand Saturday - the biggest garage sale day on the North Coast from 8am on Saturday 23rd September.

Council targeting tossers to stop littering

Rubbish chucked out of moving vehicles can attract a hefty fine.

"Each year over 25,000 tonnes of litter is tossed in NSW”

Lismore is pumping again after flood

ABOVE: The first pump at Browns Creek was removed and transported to Brisbane on September 16.

One pump was left completely out of action following the March flood

Designs on a dream job

GOOD LUCK: Annalise Burton is heading to the UK to study costume design after raising $50,000.

Annalise is on her way to the UK

Surf Life Saving to join battle for $16m in chopper funds

A stoush over $16 million of asets is playing out in the Supreme Court between the former and new operators of the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter.

Old, new operators of Westpac Rescue Helicopter front court

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Classical sounds of India in Kyogle

A WORLD music concert with local and visiting artists.

Local film-makers set to shine

STUNNING: A still from the film Quack by Lennox Head filmmaker Nicole Sullivan.

Byron Bay International Film Festival

There's Method to their music

READY TO PLAY: Artists Bill Jacobi and Frank Corby are local duo Method.

Local duo Method is playing a number of gigs this weekend

Thirsty Merc brings back the summertime to Casino

THE BAND: Musicians Phil Stack, Rai Thistlethwayte and Matt Smith are Thirsty Merc, an Australian pop rock band formed in 2002.

The band celebrates 15 years of music

Strong cane harvesting season despite flood debris challenges

Cracker start to the 2017 sugar cane season in NSW.

But growers are now hoping for some spring rain

iPhone X: the epic fail of its biggest feature

iPhone X has a Super Retina Display, TrueDepth Camera System, Face ID and A11 Bionic Chip with Neural Engine. Picture: Apple

How do you use this phone without a home button?

All-in-one service station

The Station Grocer, including The Wash Station, will open its doors mid-September under new management.

Local produce, fresh food, barista-made coffee, fuel and a car wash.

Sleep Clinic opens in Northern NSW

Studies have showed 20-35% of all Australian adults experience problems like disrupted sleep, inadequate sleep duration, daytime fatigue, excessive sleepiness and irritability.

Don't lose sleep over snoring

'Not for sale': Opposition to $90m shopping centre expansion

A Facebook page called Our Heart is Not For Sale, has been set up in opposition to plans to expand Lismore Shopping Square.

Lismore councillors to discuss plans tomorrow night

Petrol stations to reopen on the Northern Rivers

Shell re-opening soon in Wollongbar and Goonellabah.

One servo will take 18 months to rebuild and cost millions

Want Falls tickets? Be prepared to fork out big bucks

TICKETS that are normally worth about $300 are selling online for $1000.

Byron Bay festival venue gets green light

Splendour in the Grass will continue at North Byron Parklands.

Let the music play for another 20 months

ANGER: Falls tickets reselling online for 3+ times amount

Crowds at Falls Festival in Bryon Bay. Photo: Niche Pictures - Lyn McCarthy

Three-day tickets were re-selling online for over $3,000

Flume will welcome 2018 at Falls Byron Bay

Will Flume take out Triple J's Hottest 100 music poll this year?

Grammy Award-winner artist will take punters into the new year

OPINION: Who is who at Falls Festival 2017

NOVELTY: Brisbane pop band Confidence Man performing at Splendour in the Grass 2017.

Our guide to the festival's kooky mix of hits and beats

REVEALED: Liam Gallagher is coming to Falls Festival

English musician, singer, and songwriter, former lead singer of the rock band Oasis, Liam Gallagher performs during his concert at National Olympic Sports Center in Beijing, China, 10 August 2017.

He revealed the news ahead of the official line up announcement

The Fauna Fetcher team

The Fauna Fetcher team Sophie and Bridget Thomson are passionate about wildlife and the environment.

Sophie And Bridget Thomson are twin sisters so passionate about wildlife they are...

Fire-fighters in the making

Summerland Christian College students Breeze Tyson, 15 and Katie Tasker, 16, were part of a 10 week course with the RFS.

SUMMERLAND Christian College students have wrapped up their final learning...

Farmer Dave on Gay Marriage

Being gay in the bush is hard.

Former Big Brother contestant has his say on being gay in the bush.

MP drops F-bomb in front of PM

Luke Howarth campaign photo

Liberal National Party member Luke Howarth drops f-bomb at Turnbull media...

Virtual reality proposal

The moment. Picture: Supplied

Couple always joked that their relationship was headed for marriage, so they were...

Vic police replace Commodores and Falcons with BMWs

While Victorian police have confirmed it's taking a fleet of BMWs, Queensland police have only confirmed Hyundais.

Groom asks guests to fork out $250 for wedding

Ben Farina, 33, and fiancee Claire Moran, 37, asked guests to pay for themselves. Source: Supplied

He “sold it” a bit like an all-inclusive holiday to their guests

Aussie slays partner with virtual reality proposal

Reality and virtual reality collide. Picture: Supplied

He even managed to transport partner back to hometown

Cadbury fans demand return of Marble flavour

A Fan group for a discontinued line of Cadbury chocolate has been set up. Source: Facebook

Cadbury fans plead for Marble line to be returned

No happy endings: Massage therapists sick of sleaze

Chantelle Trebley, from Parap’s Alternative Bodywork Remedial Massage, is fed up with the repeated calls and messages from people asking for ‘happy endings’. Picture: Michael Franchi

“The last two weeks it’s been ongoing.”

How eating a single raisin can stop your junk-food cravings

The author of a new cookbook claims she has a simple, fast way to cure cravings for junk food.

A simple raisin can help curb sweet cravings

Binge-watching services can kill: study

Streaming services such as Netflix make it easier to binge than ever before

Research shows binge-watching services can increase risk of death

Pamela Anderson's boyfriend jealous of famous Australian

MARSEILLE defender Adil Rami is “terribly jealous” of girlfriend Pamela Anderson’s relationship with a famous Australia sange, says the actress.

Margot Robbie’s bizarre red carpet look

Australian actress Margot Robbie poses for photographers during the world premiere of Goodbye Christopher Robin in Leicester square in London.

ORANGE eye shadow, wet-look hair and a frilly, ill-fitting frock?

This week's Northern Rivers gig guide

TOURING: Irish-Australian artist Aine Tyrrell has taken yet another emotional and creative leap with her new EP, Fledging Fall. The EP captures elements of her traditional folk roots as she finds a new creative voice. At Club Mullum  this Saturday from 7.30pm.

From The Lap of Tassie's World Premiere to Beauty and the Beast.

MOVIE REVIEW: Ninjago is LEGO's first letdown

Lloyd (voiced by Dave Franco) in a scene from animated adventure film The LEGO Ninjago Movie.

LEGO Ninjago Movie is a bit average when compared to earlier films.

Illustrious Coast restaurant on the market for $11m

Sails Restaurant in Noosa is selling for $11 million.

Restaurant with prime waterfront site selling for $11 million

Two birds, spoodle create world of grief for Tannum tenants

A galah, a spoodle and a conure spelt the end of a two-year rental agreement for Tannum Sands tenants.

A conure and a galah spelt the end of a long-term rental agreement.

Second chance for iconic Rappville Pub

The Rappville Hotel in 1942.

Interested buyer would "complete the vision"

Historic Alstonville home up for sale

EDWARDIAN CHARM: A gorgeous restored 1906 property full of natural light, period details and with a fascinating history is for sale in Alstonville.

It is one of the most historically significant homes in the region

The top 20 jobs that are most in demand in Australia

There are plenty of jobs for pizza cooks in Australia.

Finding a job depends greatly on where you're looking for one

Report indicates strong growth for construction industry

INCREASE: The construction industry is predicted to see escalated demand in future decades.

CONSTRUCTION in Queensland and NSW will continue to increase.

How to nail that job interview

Congratulations on landing a job interview - now it is time to nail it.

Impress with some simple preparation

Dream crushed as 'no one wants to hire a foreigner'

Suzan Aliny.. "My children are very sad to leave their school already."

Skilled migrant speaks out about employment difficulties

$200,000 job goes begging, snapped up by foreign workers

Shotcreter Chris McKervey lines tunnels with concrete spray and gets paid upwards of $200K a year.

A lack of local workers means top-paying jobs are going begging

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Kia reveals another excitement machine with Proceed concept

With the Stinger fastback sedan about to be launched in Australia, Kia has revealed the Proceed Concept.

Kia releases another showstopper in Frankfurt.

ROAD TEST: Nissan Navara ST dual cab reaches new heights

The 2017 model Nissan Navara.

Nissan Navara dual cab ute changes perspectives.

Will Davison's enduring race finish ahead of Sandown

Commentator Riana Crehan and Will Davison celebrate their finish at Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast.

Supercars driver Will Davison prepared for enduro with triathlon.

ROAD TEST: 2018 VW Polo has growth spurt

The 2018 Volkswagen Polo 6 due on sale in Australia from March 2018.

Joshua Dowling tests the 2018 Volkswagen Polo.

Electric atmosphere at Frankfurt motor show a window to the future

A couple sits inside the Renault prototype Symbioz.

Looking for a green car? No. Well, soon you might not have a choice.

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