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Mon 6 Jul 2020

This country cafe is worth a visit

premium_icon This country cafe is worth a visit

This sweet little country cafe is a great spot for morning tea or a generous lunch, with food served up with a big dose of rural hospitality.

5 days on the floor: Alstonville woman’s lonely nightmare

premium_icon 5 days on the floor: Alstonville woman’s lonely nightmare

An 87-year-old Alstonville woman is in a serious condition in hospital after she fell and spent five days on the floor of her home.

10k of jobs, 10m tonnes of waste in $1b plan

premium_icon 10k of jobs, 10m tonnes of waste in $1b plan

The federal government will spend $1 billion to turn trash into a treasure trove of jobs across the country.

NSW to close Victorian border after COVID crisis talks

premium_icon NSW to close Victorian border after COVID crisis talks

NSW will close one of its borders for the first time since the virus outbreak began, shutting off Victoria following crisis talks between premiers and the PM.

Plea to stop all virus relaxations

Plea to stop all virus relaxations

All states and territories have been told to stop lifting virus restrictions amid fears other parts of the nation could experience similar scenes to Victoria.

Authorities to consult on future of historic bridge

premium_icon Authorities to consult on future of historic bridge

Transport for NSW confirm plans for the old Tabulam Bridge following completion of the new bridge

New-look July Greyhound Carnival set for red-hot opening

premium_icon New-look July Greyhound Carnival set for red-hot opening

Despite limited crowds the action is set to be fierce at the Grafton Greyhound Racing Club tonight

Broncos blow: Nine clubs in frame to poach rising star

premium_icon Broncos blow: Nine clubs in frame to poach rising star

Widely considered a future Queensland State of Origin force, a teen sensation is just months away from becoming one of the most-prized signatures in the NRL.

Shock as police find more than 1000 at party

premium_icon Shock as police find more than 1000 at party

Police are pleading with the public to abide by ongoing coronavirus restrictions after coming across a massive gathering.

‘The kindest friend’: Woman in scuba diving death identified

premium_icon ‘The kindest friend’: Woman in scuba diving death identified

A 53-year-old hairdresser and grandmother has been identified as the woman who died while scuba diving in Sydney.

RESCUE AT SEA: Four people stranded after boat engine fails

premium_icon RESCUE AT SEA: Four people stranded after boat engine fails

POLICE and Marine Rescue are currently assisting a fishing boat with engine failure off Evans Head.

Wild wombat attack: ‘I was worried we would die’

premium_icon Wild wombat attack: ‘I was worried we would die’

Three women from the same family were left seriously injured after a wild wombat charged at them and attacked, causing a number of “excruciating” bites.

Big problem with Kanye’s presidential bid

Big problem with Kanye’s presidential bid

Kanye wants to run for president and Kim’s tweeting her support. But there are major hurdles before they can move into the White House.

Politician vs TV star in high-profile court stoush

premium_icon Politician vs TV star in high-profile court stoush

Former Liberal leader John Hewson is suing A Current Affair, presenter Tracy Grimshaw and a journalist alleging they wrongly implied his company was dishonest.

Felt like -3.1 in Lismore... yes, winter is here

premium_icon Felt like -3.1 in Lismore... yes, winter is here

IT WAS a chilly weekend right across the Northern Rivers, with reports of frosts in some areas.

‘He saved my son’s life’: Mum honours shark attack victim

premium_icon ‘He saved my son’s life’: Mum honours shark attack victim

A mother has paid tribute to shark attack victim Matthew Tratt for saving her son from drowning in a rip three years ago.

‘Don’t speak English’: Hanson’s rant

‘Don’t speak English’: Hanson’s rant

Pauline Hanson has gone on a spectacular offensive against residents trapped in nine Melbourne housing commission towers.

Blow zero, cop a free coffee

premium_icon Blow zero, cop a free coffee

NSW Police will hand out free coffees to drivers who blow zero at random breath tests during the school holidays.

Gun shop reveals plans for bigger armoury

premium_icon Gun shop reveals plans for bigger armoury

THE proposed secure building would need approval from the Firearms Registry.

Wife killer appeal win sparks calls for DV courts in Darwin

premium_icon Wife killer appeal win sparks calls for DV courts in Darwin

Domestic violence prevention advocates are calling for the introduction of specialised DV courts in Darwin.

Fined pensioner preparing for 'world war' with wife

premium_icon Fined pensioner preparing for 'world war' with wife

A sharp shooting pensioner has told a magistrate he was keen to avoid “World War III” with his wife after he was found to have prohibited weapons.

Hotels full but recovery has ‘long way to go’

premium_icon Hotels full but recovery has ‘long way to go’

Hotels across the Gold Coast have been booked out over the first weekend of the school holidays but a tourism boss warns recovery has a ‘long way to go’.

Man killed in motorbike crash on Bruxner Highway

premium_icon Man killed in motorbike crash on Bruxner Highway

THE 59-year-old man was travelling with other motorcyclists when he got separated from the group and crashed.

Man trapped as mum ailing on Gold Coast

premium_icon Man trapped as mum ailing on Gold Coast

A man desperate to visit his dying mother on the Gold Coast feels he is one of the many to have “fallen through the cracks” of COVID-19 border restrictions.

Mum, daughter killed in hospital crash

Mum, daughter killed in hospital crash

A mother hit by a car on a quiet street in Sydney on Saturday has died from her injuries, hours after her daughter was killed in the same collision.

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