The emotional stress of blood cancer

BLOOD cancer patients go through a gruelling regime of treatment, often with life-threatening side effects.

Use your tip vouchers before they expire

Cars waiting at Lismore tip's free tip day on Sunday. Photo: Nolan Verheij-Full / Northern Star

Lismore tip vouchers for 2016/2017 financial year expire tomorrow

Pharmacists divided over calls to scrap homeopathic products

Homoeopathic products may be given the axe following controversial report finding

North Coast pharmacists share their thoughts on the proposal

New fire truck for Byron firies

Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant and Ben Franklin handing over keys of the new Byron Bay fire truck.

IN 2015/16, firefighters responded to more than 284 callouts

Don't Dream it, Be It! This week's gig guide

CLASSIC FILM: Dress up, get ready to dance, sing and more, as a newly-engaged couple have a mishap in an isolated area and must pay a call to the bizarre residence of Dr Frank N. Furter. Brad Majors (Barry Bostwick) and his fiancee Janet Weiss (Susan Sarandon) have car trouble and seek help at a nearby house, from "the Frankenstein place”, where Dr Frank N. Furter (Tim Curry) awaits. At the Star Court Theatre in Lismore tomorrow from 7pm. $15.

From Frank N Futher to NAIDOC films

New $179,000 vehicle to respond to emergencies

Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant and Ben Franklin handing over keys of the new SES emergency response vehicle.

SES unit responded to 320 callouts and 31 flood rescues

Caravan owner hits out at park boss: 'He should be ashamed'

Van owner to be displaced after 34 years

Resident parking increase sparks backlash

FACING FURY: Byron councillors are scrambling to reverse resident parking rate rise. Back: Basil Cameron, Cate Coorey, Sarah Ndiaye, Michael Lyon. Front: Alan Hunter, Simon Richardson, Jan Hackett, Jeanette Martin and Paul Spooner.

Ratepayer fury at Byron parking rate increase debacle

Rugby Lifeline to young men dealing with mental issues

Lismore Rugby Club players with their shirts showing the Lifeline number to call.

Lifeline will be joining with Lismore City Rugby Club

Ballina hotel's secret to success

Ramada Hotel and Suites in Ballina has secured Tripadvisor's Certificate of Excellence for seven years running.

Owner ensures good customer service translates into online reviews

Do you know a 'Mumpreneur'?

Awards ceremony aims to celebrate the achievements of mums in business.

Organisations celebrates hard-working Aussie mums around Australia

Lennox Head provides dream venue for new restaurant

Shelter has a view of the ocean from Pacific Parade in Lennox Head.

Refuge for foodies to enjoy 'simple, elegant' dishes

Cafe's exotic coffees come with the Lismore heart

Benchtop Espresso artisan coffee and tea in Lismore.  Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

Unique selection of coffee on offer in Lismore.

Ballina brewery getting ready to serve cold ones

Seven Mile Brewing Company development underway near Ballina Airport.

New brewery will delight locals, owner says

Byron council may consider taxes amid Airbnb tourist surges

Airbnb letting is popular in the Byron Shire, but is a big concern for residents and council.

Byron Bay councillor wants register and 'bed tax'

Macca's now offering table delivery service and UberEats

A woman received her barista made coffee in the TV ad.

"We want to be a part of people’s everyday lives and choices"

WORLD-FIRST: Ipswich business turning jam, syrup into power

FOOD ENERGY: Trisco Foods is piloting an anaerobic membrane bioreactor, world-first technology Aquatec Maxcon is using to turn food waste into energy.

Food supply business leading the way in global technology

Google cops $3.5 billion fine over 'anti-trust' behaviour

'It denied other companies the chance to compete.'

‘Watermelon dresses’: the bizarre new social media craze

There is nothing seedy about these very sweet pictures

$50,00 grant will see Mackay coral business bloom

JOBS BOOST: The money will allow Ultra Coral Australia to grow their global business.

A MAJOR supplier of coral worldwide will receive a business grant.

Loads of CQ jobs as $80M mine hits major milestone

RESOURCES REVIVAL: The Mount Morgan Gold - Copper Project took a major step as the Rockhampton Regional Council signed off on the last local government approval needed.

$80M Mt Morgan mine project is "nearing the point of no return”.

We may not be losing our religion: Census

THE Census results concerning religion in Australia are concerning.

Health boss responds to 'sick joke' front page: LETTER

The front page of The Northern Star on Saturday May 27.

"I remain committed to ensuring we continually improve"

LETTER: After the flood, bad timing to talk rate hikes

Residents wade through rising floodwaters as they leave their home in central Lismore, New South Wales, Friday, March 31, 2017. The Wilsons River breached its banks early morning flooding the far-northern NSW town. (AAP Image/Dave Hunt) NO ARCHIVING

"It is appalling timing for Lismore City Council to (raise rates)"

Are we getting paid the right superannuation?

SUPERANNUATION: Get prepared for changes.

But is everyone actually getting paid what they are supposed to?

OPINION: Caviar and cars are luxurious, not sanitary items

OPINION: There should not be a tax on sanitary items.

The act of putting a tax on these items is offensive.

Living in fear of tabloid tv's 'They'

Watching TV and using remote controller

"They" lurk around every corner waiting to do mischief

Don't vaccinate? You're betraying your country

No sympathy for families who choose not to vaccinate

Motel owner faces financial ruin over insurance bungle

"IN THE back of your mind you can't help thinking the worst."

Surf brand creates fashion with an environmental benefit

ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE: Byron Bay model Montana Lower sporting Salt Gypsy women's surf wear.

Quality wear with minimal environmental impact

Charges may be laid over Coraki crash, police say

INVESTIGATIONS are underway into the events that led to a serious crash between two trucks, including a Richmond Valley Council vehicle, at Whiporie-Bungawalbin Road, Coraki.

Charges may be laid over yesterday’s serious, two-truck crash

Fight may have led to Tweed shooting death: relative

Forensic investigator examines a car linked to the shooting murder of Ace Hall in Steep Street, Tweed Heads.

Phillip Raymond Becker was yesterday arrested and charged

Money, guns and drugs lead to jail for South Grafton man

Police raid led to most recent charges

Highway upgrade reaches new milestones

SURGING AHEAD: Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey with Member for Page Kevin Hogan in front of works on the new Harwood Bridge.

Piles going in for new Harwood bridge as new tenders announced

Flood insurers in for a torrid argument

The recent floods in the Lismore CBD

100 business complaints from NR businesses referred to ombudsman

Stolen Generation member slams school lesson

Stolen Generation member Eileen Cummings has criticised the lesson.

'Emotional abuse' of schoolchildren in Stolen Generation lesson

Pell responds to allegations of historical sexual offences

Cardinal George Pell has been charged with child sex offences.

George Pell charged with sex charges: Vows to return to Australia

Emissions must slow by 2020

An open-pit coal mine near Ordos in northern China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. The world's biggest coal users - China, the US and India - have boosted coal mining in 2017.

Past then, only a 'jump to distress' can save planet

Mars photo of metallic object has internet in a UFO frenzy

Image of a strange, metallic looking object from the Mars Opportunity rover. Picture: NASA

Mars Opportunity rover's snap of a shiny object has UFO fans excited

Australia's oldest tiger euthanised

Australia’s oldest tiger Kemiri euthanised at Adelaide Zoo

Civilians 'sacrificed' for victory

Attacks by Coalition forces on Islamic State's Syrian stronghold of Raqqa have killed at least 173 civilians this month.

UN rights chief urges major powers fighting IS to review operations

Shaun Davidson fled a Bali prison, this is where he went

Davidson has plenty of connections in the boxing and bikie communities, both of which have strong links to Thai underworld figures.

Police believe a crime syndicate helped Davidson escape.

Book exposes ‘crooked’ back pain industry

Sham medicine lures desperate back-pain sufferers, new book claims

Sydney transport bosses could deactivate Opal card implant

Man with implanted transport pass may have card blocked

Storm chaser dies in crazy attempt to get famous

Pedro Ruiz, Photo: Facebook

Pregnant 19-year-old shoots partner in Youtube stunt gone wrong

Paddington Bear creator Michael Bond dead aged 91

Paddington Bear.

Duffel-coated bear became an international superstar

Baby fed to own mother, girl, 10 raped by Isis: MP

'We cooked your one-year-old son that we took from you'

Man hit by bus and then walks into pub

The bus strikes the man from behind. Picture: YouTube

Police did not believe his tale — until they saw the CCTV.

Tram commuter not impressed by PM Malcolm Turnbull

This woman couldn't care less about Prime Minister Turnbull’s tram ride. Picture: Twitter

No one cared when he read the Melbourne network map.

Can you see what's really going in this picture?

Scroll down to see the full picture.

Internet users can’t stop laugh at illustration of bunny.

INTERACTIVE: Census 2016 snapshot of the Northern Rivers

Aerial photograph of Cape Byron.

Our region makes up about 2% of the state's population

Rehan Munir: The most wanted housemate in New York

A lot of people are interested in sharing a breakfast table with Rehan Munir.

Who said it’s hard to find an apartment in New York City?*

'Sensible approach to food, complete lack of decorum'

Shannon Kelly White is the one-woman-band behind popular blog, Shannon's Kitchen.

She has a potty mouth and makes no excuses for it.

Unfinished game raises over $130 million in sales

A video game that puts 100 players into a violent battle royal has already sold more than four million copies and it isn’t even close to polished

Adele concert tours are no more: Star quits life on the road

After a mammoth world tour, Adele hints she may never hit the road again.

Adele’s heartbreaking note to fans on final night of world tour.

MOVIE REVIEW: The House wins for Ferrell

Jason Mantzoukas, Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler in a scene from The House.

Will Ferrell finally crank outs a decent comedy after two duds.

MOVIE REVIEW: Diary of a Wimpy Kid — The Long Haul

Jason Drucker in a scene from the movie Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul.

Latest film presses button on too many toilet gags.

Tribute show for rocket man

ON STAGE: Greg Andrew in the Elton John Experience Show.

Show covers all the star's iconic hits

Aly defends support for Richmond player banned for striking

Aly defends character reference for banned footballer Houli

No filter on talk in everyday Aussie workplaces

Hairdressers Nikki and Kathy star in Common Sense, the new TV series from the makers of Gogglebox.

Common Sense is like eavesdropping on water-cooler talk.