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"

Imagination comes to life with the arrival of puppets

Spare Parts Puppet Theatre Ellis Pearson with Macadamia Castle owner Tony Gilding creating puppets with Newrybar Public School students Uta Yaguchi, 9, and Jack Azad, 10.

Australia's leading puppetry company put on a show for our kids

Release your creativity and turn waste to art

Waste to Art: Gearing up for the Waste to Art community workshops are Real Artworks Project Manager Sunita Bala (left) with artists Joanna Kambourian, Justin 'Julla' Livingston and Matt Daymond.

Get creative with graffiti, puppets, sculptures and painting

Second Hand Saturday

Second Hand Saturday

The morning will be a great way to grab a bargain

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”

Hard drugs hurting Nimbin after police 'hunt down' marijuana

Sophia Hoeben from the Nimbin Action Group talks to the crowd at the protest in Nimbin in 2016.

Residents are pleading with police to "pull back" on drug raids

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

We Shaked Rattled and Rolled

We Shaked Rattled and Rolled

Dancing styles have ranged from hip hop, to jive and salsa

Crazy Contraptions Competition

Our team

There was an overwhelming response to the inaugural competition

Stories from 'Around The World'

Corey Love reading his story to sister Paige

Impressive work from our young writers!

Authors of the Future

Author's of the Future

The theme for this year's competition was 'How I Imagine the Future'

North Coast teen model wins magazine photo competition

North Coast Model Natasha Jayne - photographed by Desi Lou Photography

The stunning 16 year old took out round one

Heavy Metal Festival about to hit Lismore

Biggest MUDU so far: 16 cities and 141 bands lined up. Metal United!

Heavy Metal Festival about to hit Lismore

House with No Steps to develop VR learning tools

HOUSE with No Steps, has been awarded $200,000 funding to develop prototypes for disability support workers.

National Disability Insurance Scheme rolls out in NSW today

THE National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will roll out across NSW today.

Help to navigate the NDIS

MY Choice Matters will empower people living with disability.

Top Northern Rivers wedding locations

Leanda Wilson - Summerland House Farm

We asked on Facebook for your favourite wedding locations and many people were kind...

What is the most important thing when planning a wedding?

ALI FLETCHER, of Casino: Making time for everything. There’s a lot more to it than I expected.

What is the most important thing when planning a wedding?

AutoWed: coin-operated wedding machine

Press 1 for heterosexual, 2 for gay, and 3 for a lesbian marriage. And if you wish...

Roxy the miracle pup.

RSPCA regional inspector Alistair Hills with Roxy who is now four-and-half-months old and well on the road to recovery after she was found at Woodenbong tip after being bashed, covered in sump oil and dumped.

Roxy the miracle pup has been given the all-clear by the vet who has treated her...

Photography: Pets with disabilities

Pets with disabilities photographed by Carli Davidson

Portland-based Carli Davidson is an award-winning photographer and experienced...

Who wore it best at the Cup?

Emelia Doolan, of Lismore. Fashions at the Lismore Cup.

Fashions were on show at the Lismore Cup 2017.

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...

Tony Abbott tells of being assaulted by same sex marriage supporter

Tony Abbott has made claims about marriage and also warned MPs not to cross the floor. Picture: Damian Shaw

Tony Abbott tells of being assaulted by same sex marriage supporter

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...