Community News

Mon 18 Jun 2018

Popular restaurant opens new food shop

premium_icon Popular restaurant opens new food shop

THIS new business offers coffee, cakes, pastries, deli items, salads and take-home meals.

'Mammoth' job: Local company wins major contract

premium_icon 'Mammoth' job: Local company wins major contract

THIS Northern Rivers business only started up three years ago, but now it's taking on a project of national significance.

NSW Governor can't get enough of the Northern Rivers

premium_icon NSW Governor can't get enough of the Northern Rivers

HE WAS in Casino for Beef Week, and now he's coming back.

Sun 17 Jun 2018

Coles Lismore donates truckloads of food

Coles Lismore donates truckloads of food

SUPERMARKET has provided about 100,000 nutritious meals to local people in need.

Sat 16 Jun 2018

Ramadan a 'tolerance test for all of us'

premium_icon Ramadan a 'tolerance test for all of us'

AFTER a month of fasting, Muslims in Lismore will celebrate the end of Ramadan with a break of fast festival today.

New holiday let policy sparks anger

premium_icon New holiday let policy sparks anger

LOCAL accommodation business owners say they face unfair competition from sharing platforms such as Airbnb.

Fri 15 Jun 2018

Elderly man disappears on fishing trip

Elderly man disappears on fishing trip

Elderly man goes missing while on fishing trip on Clarence Valley river

Want to drive a huge bulldozer that's virtually hands-free?

premium_icon Want to drive a huge bulldozer that's virtually hands-free?

PRIMEX heavy machinery display proves a crowd pleaser on the first day of the agricultural expo.

98-year-old Lorna has been volunteering for 77 years

premium_icon 98-year-old Lorna has been volunteering for 77 years

"I WANT to be here, I'll be 99 in a few weeks and I would like to be able to still do the same as I'm doing when I'm 100.”

Thu 14 Jun 2018

Virgin investigates wet lady, wet luggage

premium_icon Virgin investigates wet lady, wet luggage

A PASSENGER was forced to travel completely drenched after being left in her wheelchair in the pouring rain.

Solar gardens light the way to sustainabilty

premium_icon Solar gardens light the way to sustainabilty

A NORTHERN Rivers company is looking at innovative ways to make renewable energy more available throughout the community.

Mayor denies Telstra paid for tower land

premium_icon Mayor denies Telstra paid for tower land

RESIDENTS upset about the controversial tower have posed some pertinent questions to the mayor on the sensitive issue of council funding.

Wed 13 Jun 2018

Students get expressive with hip hop workshop

premium_icon Students get expressive with hip hop workshop

HIP hop workshop allows students creativity and expression to shine.

Council reveals unlucky number of Old & Gold parking fines

premium_icon Council reveals unlucky number of Old & Gold parking fines

"COUNCIL'S Enforcement Team had a steady and consistent presence which resulted in good compliance throughout the day.”

Tue 12 Jun 2018

New council alliance swings into action

New council alliance swings into action

New Northern Rivers Joint Organisation to launch its 10 regional priorities.

Primed for Primex date change

premium_icon Primed for Primex date change

DIRECTOR has a five year plan for the international agriculture event, including moving the date closer to Beef Week.

Majestic pub to be brought back to life

premium_icon Majestic pub to be brought back to life

ONE potential buyer from Sydney is thinking about buying the 'other pub' as a weekender.

Meet the Northern Rivers man who chases tornados

premium_icon Meet the Northern Rivers man who chases tornados

THEY are violent, destructive and often unpredictable, but this Northern Rivers man runs towards tornados.

Mon 11 Jun 2018

THE BIG FREEZE: Winter blast about to hit

premium_icon THE BIG FREEZE: Winter blast about to hit

JUNE temperatures have only dropped below 0C four times in 14 years.

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