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Wed 27 May 2020

Miner, 30, who died while sick with virus tested after death

Miner, 30, who died while sick with virus tested after death

IT HAS been confirmed the man with COVID-19 who died at Blackwater was a miner.

The $2.6m DA that divided Lennox Head

premium_icon The $2.6m DA that divided Lennox Head

BALLINA Shire councillors will this week vote on a development that has split the community.

Casino woman creates scary bunyip with 50,000m of thread

premium_icon Casino woman creates scary bunyip with 50,000m of thread

THE designer’s creature is lifelike and could end up in a film.

Learn to fly 'plastic parrot' with international pilot

premium_icon Learn to fly 'plastic parrot' with international pilot

QANTAS captain Garry Herne is back in his hometown of Lismore to train aspiring pilots in his military plane.

Enjoy the cheap petrol while it lasts

premium_icon Enjoy the cheap petrol while it lasts

PETROL prices have been lower than usual recently but Northern Rivers residents should fuel up soon with a rise imminent.

5 things you’ll pay more for under council's proposed budget

premium_icon 5 things you’ll pay more for under council's proposed budget

TENTERFIELD waste collection and swimming pool entry are just a few of the fees and charges you’ll pay more for under the proposed new budget.

How long will you really have to wait for a flu shot?

premium_icon How long will you really have to wait for a flu shot?

DOCTORS and pharmacies have been working tirelessly in an effort to make sure flu vaccinations are available to as many people as possible.

EXPLOSION: Evans Head man taken to hospital

premium_icon EXPLOSION: Evans Head man taken to hospital

PARAMEDICS and fire crews attended the scene, and a man was taken to hospital after an explosion.

$60,000 to help bring best international students to SCU

premium_icon $60,000 to help bring best international students to SCU

THE university says it is “investing in talent like never before”.

Unexpected discovery stops work on major project

premium_icon Unexpected discovery stops work on major project

AN INVESTIGATION is under way after a surprise find during excavation works.

REVEALED: How much money is Ballina council getting?

premium_icon REVEALED: How much money is Ballina council getting?

WHAT do you think our share of the Federal Government’s $500 million should be used for?

Tue 26 May 2020

Lockdown authors’ response is icing on 90th birthday cake

premium_icon Lockdown authors’ response is icing on 90th birthday cake

WHEN Genevive wrote to seven famous authors and two tennis players, she was delighted they replied.

Parkway Drive reschedules Australian tour dates

premium_icon Parkway Drive reschedules Australian tour dates

THE popular Byron Bay band said it was “literally impossible” to go on tour.

Ditch your PJs, put a ball gown and help Our Kids

premium_icon Ditch your PJs, put a ball gown and help Our Kids

Our Kids Northern Rivers is taking their popular winter ball online to raise valuable funds for paediatric care.

4WD activity resumes on Ballina beaches

4WD activity resumes on Ballina beaches

Crown Lands NSW has decided to keep some beach access points closed until further notice.

Koala campaigner in line for prestigious award

premium_icon Koala campaigner in line for prestigious award

THIS North Coast woman has helped plant 26,000 trees so far and has set an ambitious target.

How new street lights will save thousands of dollars

premium_icon How new street lights will save thousands of dollars

THIS Northern Rivers council is making a big commitment to energy efficiency.

'NIGHTMARE': Family's fresh plea over Theo's disappearance

'NIGHTMARE': Family's fresh plea over Theo's disappearance

"WE MISS our son tremendously and together, we must find out what happened to him."

Ship off North Coast assessed after containers lost

premium_icon Ship off North Coast assessed after containers lost

A SHIP has lost about 40 containers and others are protruding from both sides.

Real fire fighters wanted for commercial

premium_icon Real fire fighters wanted for commercial

YOU could earn $5000 to appear in an insurance ad if fire authorities give approval.

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