Community News

Tue 20 Feb 2018

Jodie's Inspiration tees off 2018 fundraising campaign

Jodie's Inspiration tees off 2018 fundraising campaign

200 amateur and seasoned players will be down at the Lismore Workers Golf Club raising money for Jodie's Inspiration.

Sun 18 Feb 2018

Ferry return to service delayed

Ferry return to service delayed

SERVICE will not resume as expected.

Sat 17 Feb 2018

Cancer fighter back to smash Samson Challenge

Cancer fighter back to smash Samson Challenge

NOT only is Janelle kicking Hodgkin's lymphoma, she's also training for this years gruelling fitness event Samson Challenge.

TALES: No public transport or decent roads

TALES: No public transport or decent roads

IN THE small cemetery at Alphadale is the faded headstone of William Alexander.

Pools stay closed as the wait for parts continues

Pools stay closed as the wait for parts continues

COMPLETION of the Ballina and Alstonville pools is in the hands of an overseas manufacturer as the precincts' approach one year since closure for reconstruction

Coming to a NR sky soon: Star journalist armed with drone

Coming to a NR sky soon: Star journalist armed with drone

THE Northern Star is about to launch its latest high-tech gadget into the skies to provide an even more comprehensive picture of what's happening in the region.

Highway work will close one lane

Highway work will close one lane

ONE lane of the Bruxner Highway will be closed for resurfacing work to take place.

Fri 16 Feb 2018

Casino transport service comes to a dead end

Casino transport service comes to a dead end

UnitingCare Casino Transport Team - which delivers clients in need to their medical appointments - to cease after more than 18 years of service.

Thu 15 Feb 2018

Council to investigate keeping rail

Council to investigate keeping rail

Council will be deciding whether they approve government funding for the rail trail project.

Suspect your cat's trying to kill you? Learn how to ask it

Suspect your cat's trying to kill you? Learn how to ask it

LEARN how to telepathically communicate with your pet and other animals in a workshop coming soon.

Wed 14 Feb 2018

Stay cool in the pool with extended hours

Stay cool in the pool with extended hours

WITH the ongoing heatwave we are experiencing across the Northern Rivers, what could be better than longer pool hours.

A love story: 'Marry me again, Sugar'

A love story: 'Marry me again, Sugar'

John Marchant wanted to marry his bride of 54 years again before he died

Is cash-for-cans leading to dumpster diving?

Is cash-for-cans leading to dumpster diving?

RESIDENTS are loving the chance to get a few dollars back - maybe even a little too much with rumours circulating people are rifling through private bins.

Change as good as a holiday for young lifesavers

Change as good as a holiday for young lifesavers

COUNTRY lifesavers headed to the city to test their skills at Sydney's Bondi Beach on Australia Day.

Tue 13 Feb 2018

SCHOOL'S OUT: Students to stay home as transformer blows

SCHOOL'S OUT: Students to stay home as transformer blows

THE school has no to limited power supply.

Is your job in the top 10 most risky industries?

Is your job in the top 10 most risky industries?

3414 Australian workers have lost their lives on the job since 2003.

Mon 12 Feb 2018

MISSING MAN: Have you seen Andy?

MISSING MAN: Have you seen Andy?

POLICE are concerned for the welfare of a man, missing since last week.

Vale Fraser: Top dog of the bush

Vale Fraser: Top dog of the bush

THERE are few photos of Fraser Ramsey in recent years without Judy by his side or at his feet.

Sat 10 Feb 2018

Event promises more food, more music and more fun

Event promises more food, more music and more fun

MARK your calendar, Eat the Street will be back in just a few weeks.

TALES: Great friendship saved settler's life

TALES: Great friendship saved settler's life

THERE has been much in the public realm of the hatred between early settlers and the local Aborigines.

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