Community News

Thu 1 Nov 2018

HEARTBREAKING LOSS: Rabbit virus kills more than 60 pets

premium_icon HEARTBREAKING LOSS: Rabbit virus kills more than 60 pets

A LISMORE woman has been left distraught after her many pet rabbits, including rare-breeds were wiped out by what she referred to as "Ebola for rabbits".

Wed 31 Oct 2018

Hello there! Meet two of our bachelors and bachelorettes

Hello there! Meet two of our bachelors and bachelorettes

THERE is no shortage of eligible singles in the region willing to take a risk and put themselves out there in the pursuit of love.

Beloved priest to retire after 60 years

premium_icon Beloved priest to retire after 60 years

"I HAVE been blessed with a faith that has helped me all through my life, and I really never doubted what my vocation was."

Tue 30 Oct 2018

Farewell Emily, Lismore's kind-hearted 'mother figure'

premium_icon Farewell Emily, Lismore's kind-hearted 'mother figure'

LONG-time Lismore resident, Emily Betteridge, was remembered and mourned by her community and sister Mary after she passed away.

Supporting mental health with fashion and food

premium_icon Supporting mental health with fashion and food

LISMORE Rotary members invite community to raise funds at Hat Day Breakfast.

11 jobs to be created at new recycling facility

premium_icon 11 jobs to be created at new recycling facility

THIS new Lismore facility will become a regional hub for the recycling of commercial waste and will divert a "staggering" amount of waste from landfill.

Eco warrior honoured for 'untiring dedication'

premium_icon Eco warrior honoured for 'untiring dedication'

THIS Northern Rivers activist has been involved with conservation and environmental education since the 1970s.

Mon 29 Oct 2018

Work begins on Casino's new $1m amphitheatre

premium_icon Work begins on Casino's new $1m amphitheatre

WORK commences on new $1m amphitheatre for Northern Rivers community

Heartfelt thanks for national apology

Heartfelt thanks for national apology

"WE ALSO thank those brave men and women who choose to break their silence about the abuse they suffered.”

Sun 28 Oct 2018

'Best one yet': 130th show ends with a bang

premium_icon 'Best one yet': 130th show ends with a bang

PHOTO GALLERY: Watch the raging bulls at the 130th Alstonville show.

Kyogle ad's behind-the-scenes video released

premium_icon Kyogle ad's behind-the-scenes video released

SUPERCHEAP Auto released a behind-the-scenes video of Kyogle ad

Sat 27 Oct 2018

Horses, goats and mayhem at the Alstonville Show

premium_icon Horses, goats and mayhem at the Alstonville Show

WITH everything from showbags to steak sangas, make sure you visit the Alstonville Agricultural Show

Fri 26 Oct 2018

The magic of nature: Photos from around the Northern Rivers

The magic of nature: Photos from around the Northern Rivers

OUR readers' photos this week are beautiful, colourful and quirky.

Family event to be held at Alstonville this weekend

Family event to be held at Alstonville this weekend

UNWIND this weekend with a free community event at Summerland House Farm.

Wed 24 Oct 2018

Tributes flow after death of 'Lismore treasure'

Tributes flow after death of 'Lismore treasure'

LONG-time Lismore resident, Emily Betteridge, is being remembered and mourned by her community after she passed away today.

Snakes aren't out to get you ... they're looking for a mate

premium_icon Snakes aren't out to get you ... they're looking for a mate

The Fauna Fetchers relocated 15 snakes in one day last week.

Tue 23 Oct 2018

The lasting impact of the Cowper tragedy

premium_icon The lasting impact of the Cowper tragedy

29 years later, the memories are still fresh for volunteers and emergency personnel

Sun 21 Oct 2018

Call for Old Bastards to unite

premium_icon Call for Old Bastards to unite

NOT only is he an old bastard, but he is one of the biggest old bastards in the country.

Sat 20 Oct 2018

The best show-bags at the Lismore Show

premium_icon The best show-bags at the Lismore Show

Lismore show bags a deal with 90 new and familiar show-bags to choose from

Fading headstone covers a mysterious story

Fading headstone covers a mysterious story

HER life ended early, at the age of 57, but it was the mystery of what happened to her husband that made this story much sadder than it had to be.

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