Police pry hunting knife from man during Ballina arrest

A man has been arrested after he allegedly held up a hunting knife in front of police.

He allegedly told police: "I like to get in first"

Who would do this to kids?

One of the bikes stolen from the Casino BMX Club.

Bikes stolen, building trashed at Casino BMX Club

'Bizarre murder, biggest ever manhunt, movie audition'

The TV show Manhunt featured the story of the brutal murder of Broadwater man Ned Kelly.

TV show explores murder of Broadwater man Ned Kelly






Shop vacancy rate doubles in wake of March flood

BUSINESS vacancy rates in Lismore's city centre have spiked since the March flood with the rate more than double what is considered a healthy figure.

Lismore flood recovery efforts win NSW Resilience Awards

RESILIENCE AWARDS: Lismore Helping Hands representatives were at Government House to receive the NSW Get Ready Community Award for their establishment of a Facebook group and Community Hub that connected vulnerable people with volunteers and supplies at a critical time. L-R Scott Hanckel (SES), Thomas George MP, Susie Coulstan, Elly Bird, Mandie Kei, Mark Speakman MP, Attorney General at Parliament House.

Overcoming flood disaster recognised by awards

1000 responses to flood survey: Have you filled it out?

Isaac Smith and James Bennett-Levy at the launch of the 'After the Flood' survey at Lismore Quadrangle on Wednesday September 27.

Aim is to get "full picture" of flood impact across Northern Rivers

How you can help flood homeless get back on their feet

Jeremy Marsh with his son Cooper at their temporary accomodation in Goonellabah after being rendered without accomodation due to the flood.

"We had to sleep wherever we could knowing we had lost everything”

60 new volunteers sign up with Lismore SES after flood

Acting deputy region controller for the Richmond/Tweed SES Chad Ellis and Lismore City SES local controller Melinda Mapstone are heartened to welcome new recruits to the organisation.

Members say the call for help has been overwhelming

SES morale low, volunteers quit after flood criticism

The SES Commissioner is concerned about the morale of Lismore volunteers.

Boss of the SES worried about "undeserved negative sentiment”

FIRST LOOK: 'Thumbs up' for club's revamp after flood

Lismore Workers Club rebuilding after the devastating floods in March 2017

Grand reopening after six months of intense repair work

Death of a pet made easier with euthanasia at your home

IF YOU can't stand the thought of having your furry loved one put down at a clinic, this Northern Rivers vet can make things a "little more bearable”.

Dad's shock breast cancer diagnosis: 'It's real'

AFTER SURGERY: Lismore Base Hospital patient Gregory Moss is undergoing treatment for breast cancer and wants to raise awareness about the serious condition that can be suffered by men as well as women.

"Breast cancer for men is real and men do die from it.”

Revamped surf club to help prevent shark attacks

The opening of the new facilities at East Ballina.

A new facility has been opened to safeguard Ballina's coastline

$5.8 million gallery ready to open its doors

ABOVE AND BELOW: The new Lismore Regional Art Gallery in the city centre has four times the space of its original site, as well as a climate-controlled, flood-free storage area for its permanent collection of more than 1000 pieces.

Permanent collection of more than 1000 pieces

Jodie's legacy lives on for cancer patients

Jodies Inspiration chairman Jesse Smith, registered nurse Kylie Lindsay with the Paxman Scalp Cooling machines with general manager Lynne Weir, Reece Smith, Jodies Inspiration deputy chair Jenny Cook, Jodies Inspiration board member Betty Anne Durheim, deputy director of nursing and midwifery Narelle Al-Manro, and Jodies Ispiration committee member Kym Latta at the Lismore Base Hospital.

Donation of $84,000 machine to Lismore hospital was "Jodie's dream”

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RISING: Lismore Baking Show judge Mark Dennien inspects last year's entries at the North Coast National Show at the Lismore Showground.

From the show, to the crow.

Ross Wilson brings his Cool World

TOURING: Ross Wilson from Daddy Cool and Mondo Rock has been playing music for more than 50 years.

Eagle Rock man lands in Lismore next month

A whole new world for Hiba in Aladdin

DREAM COME TRUE: Hiba Elchikhe plays Princess Jasmine in Disney's Aladdin The Musical.

Award-winning Disney musical Aladdin set to premiere at QPAC

Stone and Wood, Enova scoop top gongs at Green Globe awards

GREEN GLOBE: Two Northern Rivers businesses, Stone & Wood and Enova Energy showed their environmental credentials with three wins between them at the New South Wales 2017 Green Globes Awards on Thursday evening.

Northern Rivers businesses show off their environmental credentials

Is this the Northern Rivers' best bakery?

A Northern Rivers bakery has picked up 72 awards at the North Coast National.

They won 72 awards at this year's Lismore Show

Ballina motorhome company enters industry Hall of Fame

COMPACT: Horizon Motorhomes in Ballina has launched a new, compact model, the Melaleuca Appeal.

Manufacturer goes from strength to strength since opening in 1995

G'bah has 13,000 people but only 3 cafes

Are there enough cafes in Goonellabah?

Are there enough coffee shops in Goonellabah?

PENSION CRISIS: Businesses urged to hire older workers

OLDER WORKERS: A new report from the Regional Australia Institute revealed discrimination against older works aged 55-64 will slow economic growth and put enormous strains on the taxpayer.

Senior workers can help boost regional growth

Cafe will reopen but company will dissolve, owner confirms

INCOGNITO: Goonellabah's Café Cognito closed its doors several days ago and its parent company was listed for deregistration by ASIC on September 12.

Goonellabah cafe's parent company on the ASIC strike-off register

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

‘When I was skinny, I wanted to kill myself’

KELLY Clarkson has opened up about the “dark time” in her career when she was pressured to stay thin.

‘What I want IVF parents to know’

Loren was born in 1994 ... one of Australia’s first IVF babies. Picture: iStock

Loren was one of the first babies in Australia conceived through IVF

Qld scientist's cancer breakthrough points to better tests

Research work at the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute in Brisbane.

Dozens of new genetic markers for breast cancer discovered

Crash miracle the face of Flying Doctor campaign

SURVIVORS: Maryborough girls(centre) Jade-Elle Brown with her twin sisters and Molly and Ruby.

Molly's photo can be seen in 288 Woolworths and fuel outlets.

First drive of the 2018 BMW X3

The 2018 BMW X3 (overseas model shown) will be in Australia soon.

These days, in case you hadn't noticed, BMW spells SUV.

'Silent bus' has schools talking

SSHHH: Duffy's City Buses has started a silent bus policy for a couple of its school runs.

New rules crack down on school kids

Aviation Firefighters want their ‘toxic blood’ tested

Toxic fire fighting foams have been used extensively at a number of airports across Qld and in NSW.

Ballina among airports named in call for tests for toxic chemicals

The secret GoT episode that will never air

THOUGHT you’d seen every single Game of Thrones episode that’s ever been made? You’re wrong — but good luck getting your hands on the one you missed.

Scott Cam’s public apology: ‘I’m an idiot’

Scott Cam vs. Shaynna Blaze: Is there beef?

Cam jokingly called interior design guru Shaynna Blaze the b-word

Rumors abound over potential Bachelorette affair

Bachelorette favourite Stu Laundy denies seeing socialite Tiffany Tilley while Sophie Monk retreated to Thailand.

Could Stu Laundy be seeing Tiffany Tilley?

Taylor Swift goes nude in weird alien video

Taylor Swift appeared to be playing a sexy robot in a sci-fi movie. Picture: Instagram/Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift has stunned fans as a naked sex robot

The booming residential development sold on lies

Cape Coral may look like a dream — but it’s very much a case of buyer beware. Picture: Zillow Source: Supplied

The rapidly-growing city was sold on lies

Is this Australia’s most expensive house?

38B The Crescent, Vaucluse is shooting for Australia’s record price.

Phoenix Acres has six bedrooms, six bathrooms, a pool and tennis court

Mackay real estate agent urges banks to move

Who's leading who when it comes to the housing market?

Willy-nilly lending burst a bubble, but agent urges banks to change

New housing estate guarantees coast, hinterland views

Upcoming housing estate, Banyan Hill promises to offer elevated coastal and hinterland views of the Ballina Shire.

'Every single house and every dwelling gets to enjoy the views'

Revealed: Australia’s fastest growing jobs

New Census data reveals Australia’s fastest growing jobs.

Australia now has 27 per cent more fitness instructors

What school leavers must do to land a job

School leavers who want a job next year must start preparing now.

School is ending - here is how to become workforce ready

Which state has the highest salary?

Mining, resources and energy workers are some of the best paid in Australia

Which state has the highest salary?

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.

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REVEALED: What it's like to drive the Mercedes-Benz ute

The Mercedes-Benz X-Class goes on sale in Australia from early 2018.

There will be three model grades, starting with a basic "tradie”.

Audi launching tech offensive with $200,000 A8 next year

The Audi A8 (overseas model shown) will arrive in Australia mid-way through 2018.

Cool tech available...but Aussie legislators lagging behind.

Ever wanted to drive a Porsche? Now you can

Porsche Cars Australia is bringing an innovative mobile experience to Byron Bay in November.

Northern Rivers fans of this iconic sports car are in for a treat

COMING SOON: Lock and start your car from your phone

LATEST TECH: Holden owners will be able to access many of their cars functions via a smartphone app.

This is the automotive world's version of Big Brother.

Big problem with our big car obsession

More people are surviving crashes if they’re riding large cars, but the same isn’t the case for smaller cars they hit. Picture: Sam Rosewarne

The old days of a two-door low-level ute are over

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