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REVEALED: Development would double size of village

Richmond Valley councillors will tonight consider a proposal to double the size of the Rileys Hill village.

Richmond Valey councillors will discuss the proposal tonight

Lismore mayor keen to stand for state election

Lismore mayor Isaac Smith has expressed an interest in contesting the next State election.

"I believe the community would support me"

$2 million road will create jobs, boost tourism

SO MUCH WATER: Toonumbar Dam has received a new access road.

Better access to popular campground and dam







Still cold in November: Where's the warm weather?

IT'S almost summer, but some of us are still wearing jumpers.

La Nina watch: Climate outlook is for cooler, rainy weather

It's going to be a rainy weekend on the Northern Rivers.

With a rainy weekend ahead, it seems we might have to get used to it

SES and flood review group now 'as one'

ALL FOR ONE: A meeting between senior SES officers and the Lismore Flood Citizens Review committee saw positive results. From left is SES Commissioner Mark Smethurst, Keith Alcock, Beth Trevan, Tony Madden and Richmond Tweed regional controller Mark Somers.

Flood review citizens and SES have a meeting of the minds

The Channon Craft Market is cancelled

Sunday's market has been cancelled due to poor weather.

TOMORROW'S The Channon Craft Market is cancelled.

'Deceptively' powerful surf to hit Northern Rivers beaches

Surf Life Saving NSW has issued a dangerous surf warning for much of the NSW coast for Saturday.

Waves will "pack a punch” with 15 plus second intervals

Weird 'rain lines': What caused strange radar image?

What are these strange lines on the rain radar?

Storm chasers say it's not rain, so what's causing this?

101mm: One Northern Rivers town gets a soaking

Plenty of towns copped a soaking overnight.

How much rain did you get at your place?

Plans for servo to reopen in Lismore

THE fuel station went under water during the March flood and has been closed ever since. Now an application has been lodged to reopen it.

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

Pool will 'definitely be open before Christmas'

IN THE SWIM: People keen to get back into the swim of things at the Lismore Memorial Baths may have to wait until 2018 as the March floods caused an estimated $1 million in damage to the pump and filtration system and Council can't guarantee the facility opening by Christmas.

Council promises residents will have somewhere to cool down

Flood pumps undergo million dollar repairs

PUMPED: Lismore Council reported both the Browns Creek flood pumps have been fully refurbished and reinstalled. Each pump is 12m long, weighs around seven tonnes and can extract more than 10 million litres of floodwater per hour - the equivalent of around four Olympic-sized swimming pools.

SEVEN months after the floods, pumps are back in business

Seven key points from SES flood forums

FLOOD RESCUE: One of many residents held by the SES, Michelle Anderson is rescued by the Lismore Unit from her flooded in North Lismore.

Community tells SES what they need

QLD thinks we could learn a lesson or two about floods

FLOOD REVIEW: Lismore SES crews search and rescue people who were stranded in the houses in North Lismore.

NSW SES Commissioner says: Our review is "enough”

REVEALED: Our 10 most storm-affected towns

New research reveals one in two people aren't prepared for severe storms.

Find out whether your home is in one of the hot spots for storms.

Grant has Kyogle Golf Club swinging with joy

PAGE MP announced a $12,000 grant for a Northern Rivers golf club to cement concrete paths for motorised buggies.

Competing for the Lego League national title

Two teams from Emmanuel Anglican College will be heading to Sydney to compete in the National First Lego League Competition in December.

Two teams from local school beat 38 others to secure their spot

Carton of beer costs $5 more with new recycling scheme

The closest "return and earn" vending machine to the Northern Rivers will be this one, at Woolgoolga near Coffs Harbour.

And still no local collection points for "return and earn” program

Tech addition to man's grave will keep his memory alive

Rohan Johnson's headstone with the QR Code on it.

Rohan Johnson was a pilot and taxi driver who died at 32

Better internet speeds for Lismore 'by end of next year'

Shadow Minster for Regional Communications Stephen Jones in Lismore with Lismore City mayor Isaac Smith to discuss the NBNs lack of action on the Lismore CBD rollout.

"They are ditching the old fibre to the node model"

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Where will our recycled Christmas tree end up this year?

IT started out in Lismore in 2015 and last year it was set up in Clunes. But there's a new vision for the bike tree this year.

VIDEO: Why Mullum Music Fest is so good for the town

MIRACLE: The music parade went ahead despite some wet weather.

Director Glenn Wright said the event will not grow any bigger

4 stunning Sunday drives from Warwick

SUNDAY DRIVE: The weather is perfect for a drive around Warwick today.

THE sun has come out of hiding so why not spend the day exploring?

James Reyne crawls to Lennox Head

HITS: Legendary singer/songwriter James Reyne is coming to Lennox Head.

A Crawl To Now is his new show

Flow Hive team launches new venture

POLLINATOR HOUSE: Flow Hive's new product, the .

All profits go to habitat protection

Could the Northern Rivers be a solar superpower?

Could the Northern Rivers become a solar superpower?

Northern Rivers identified as "the rooftop solar capital of NSW"

REVEALED: Best products of the year in 46 categories

The 2018 Product of the Year winners, as voted by 13,000 Aussie consumers.

Best baby products, coffee, chocolate, household items and more

NEW COFFEE SHOP: Ballina espresso bar opens its doors

FULL OF BEANS: Old Quarter Coffee Merchants was recently opened in Ballina Industrial Estate by two Tintenbar locals, Yosir Le Cerf and Amelia Hicks.

New coffee business promotes ethical practice

Air BnB smashed avocado jibe "just a bit of silliness”

Airbnb has hit back at Byron Mayor Simon Richardson.

MAYOR claims he never directly blamed Air BnB for housing crisis

G'bah developers fined for unapproved work

Some of the illegal works at 554 Ballina Road, Goonellabah.

The council identified two hectares of unlawful activities

Mental health services under stress in regions

Psychiatrists call for more funding to help mental health providers across regional Queensland

Early help could reduce regional kids' disadvantage

Early childhood educators are warning disadvantaged regional kids are falling behind.

Our children more at risk of falling behind than city kids

premium_icon Plans for high-speed loop from Sydney to Brisbane

An artist's impressions of the planned Hyperloop transit system

Passengers will travel at supersonic speed between NSW and Qld

premium_icon Nicholls’ do-or-die pledge to voters

Queensland OppositIon Leader Tim Nicholls is seen at the LNP campaign launch, held at The Triffid in Brisbane during the Queensland Election campaign on Sunday, November 19, 2017. Mr Nicholls is on the campaign trail ahead of the November 25 state election.

Nicholls has made a promise to LNP and One Nation voters

premium_icon State election turns ugly with a week to go

LNP Leader Tim Nicholls in Rockhampton.

The Queensland election campaign has turned nasty

Poll shows PHON key to winning regional seats

One Nation leader Senator Pauline Hanson and Queensland One Nation leader and member for Buderim Steve Dickson are seen at a barbecue with local Mike Edwards at Sippy Downs, Buderim, Queensland, Saturday, November 11, 2017.

Labor may return on One Nation preferences

How outside help could keep our kids on track

Coaching companies say regional kids need their services. Do they?

Can online analytics help our struggling kids?

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

Nats' pre-selections

Nats' pre-selections for the 2019 state election candidate for Lismore, November 18, 2017.

Nats' pre-selections for the 2019 state election candidate, November 18, 2017.

Worst dressed at the AMA's

Singer arrives at the 2017 American Music Awards.

Catch some of the fashion fails at the American Music Awards.

Matt Hayden doesn't rate the Poms

WELCOME VISITOR: Matthew Hayden at the Bundaberg Rum Bondstore. Photo: Mike Knott/NewsMail

Legendary opener says the "Poms are a rabble".

Why you should avoid Schoolies

This year’s crop of school leavers have found a new place to party. Picture: Jason O'Brien

Statistics reveal some real dangers.

It took two transplants to save this dad's life

In 2016, John Weiland received a gift which would change his life forever - a new liver.

Abandoned dog ‘dies of broken heart’

Nube Viajera, a dog abandoned at a Colombian airport, has reportedly died of a broken heart. Picture: CEN/Australscope

Dog wandered through the airport to the point of exhaustion.

LIFE OF LUXURY: Lavish waterfront mansion smashes records

29-31 Wyuna Drive Noosaville Qld 4566

Eight-digit deal secures slice of elite Noosa real estate

Best pubs in Queensland: Home of the blues

Andrew Cafe celebrates the 30th anniversary of owning the Royal Mail Hotel with his loyal customers. Friends orgainsed a signed guitar as a gift for the popular publican.

'It represents what a classic Aussie pub should be'

TWO YEARS CLEAN: Former ice addict revisits dark past

Patrick Smith - back in Grafton for the first time in two years talking about his journey out of ice addiction.

Patrick Smith vows to never again let drugs control his life

Noosa trainer's 'car exercises' to fight our lazy lifestyle

Noosa personal trainer Dmitri Simons demonstrates the "Seatbelt Flys".

No gym membership? No worries - all you need is a vehicle.

Sacked Ten EP: ‘Passion was my downfall’

STUDIO 10 executive producer Rob McKnight has delivered a brutally honest message after being told his “services are no longer required” at Ten.

Taylor Swift no longer richest woman in music

Taylor Swift is no longer the highest earning woman in music.

Swift has lost her crown as the world’s top-earning female artist.

MOVIE REVIEW: The true story of Winnie-the-Pooh

Domhnall Gleeson and Will Tilston share the adventures that would become the Winnie-the-Pooh stories in Goodbye Christopher Robin. Picture: Fox Searchlight

Goodbye Christopher Robin sheds light on the darkness behind tale.

Karl's ex lashes out: ‘Don’t compare me to Jasmine’

Cassandra Thorburn.

'I don’t feel the need to exact revenge on Karl for leaving me.'

Toowoomba rates highly for jobs and housing

Geraint Hudson has moved to Toowoomba from Sydney and says his family have loved living there.

Jobless? you might be living in the wrong place

Why a crash in China is about to devastate our economy

Unfortunately for Australia, that free ride is just about to end.

High profile Mackay retail complex to be auctioned in Sydney

Gasworks @ Mackay is for sale.

High profile Mackay convenience centre hits the market

Rail squabble over 900 Queensland jobs

New Mount Isa Mayor Joyce McCulloch. Picture: Wesley Monts

Mayor says 'a lot of zero sum thinking going on'.

Regional hubs the answer to affordable housing

Geelong has reinvented itself in recent years after the Ford factory closed and many new industries are finding a home in the city centre, which is only 75km from Melbourne. Source: COGG

Moving away from the big cities can bring lifestyle benefits.

Adani mine could create jobs in marginal seats

Ian Macfarlane, chief executive of the Queensland Resources Council. June 2017

THE DEVELOPMENT of Adani's megamine could have a major impact

Jobs to flow from Mackay company's contract win

G&S Engineering managing director Mick Crowe at the company's Paget office.

Overland conveyor system work to start by Christmas

JOBS BOOM: Labor to splash $200m for regional jobs

The Palm Lake Group is looking for a site supervisor.

here is one issue in this election, and that is jobs,” she said.

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Thierry Neuville claims wet and wild Rally Australia title

Thierry Neuville's Hyundai team claim victory at Rally Australia.

Hyundai driver claims his first victory Down Under.

Kia Cerato perfect for those pinching pennies

MY2017 Kia Cerato S hatch.
Photo: Contributed.

On a budget? Here's one of the market's best buys for $20,000.

Loving family life in Hyundai i30 SR Premium

The Hyundai i30 SR Premium.

You can survive family living with an SUV.

World champ surfer Nikki van Dijk’s biggest fear

Nikki van Dijk is a Holden ambassador.

Surfer Nikki van Dijk reveals her motoring past and present.

Nissan Qashqai’s final fling with N-Sport model

The Nissan Qashqai N-Sport.

Five things you need to know about the Nissan Qashqai N-Sport.

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