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Wed 5 Aug 2020

VIDEO, PHOTOS: Pilot 'incredibly lucky' to escape crash

Premium Content VIDEO, PHOTOS: Pilot 'incredibly lucky' to escape crash

A PILOT has been taken to hospital after a light plane crash at Lismore Airport this afternoon.

Photos show how close pilot came to disaster

Premium Content Photos show how close pilot came to disaster

THE "incredibly lucky" male pilot was the only occupant of a plane which crashed at the Lismore Airport.

UPDATE: Cr to pay $40k for selling plants without licence

Premium Content UPDATE: Cr to pay $40k for selling plants without licence

UPDATE: The Office of Local Government and Mayor has responded to the recent case involving Cr John Arkan.

Why pollies are banding together to help our clubs

Premium Content Why pollies are banding together to help our clubs

LISMORE MP Janelle Saffin, Jo Haylen and Sophie Cotsis have joined forces for our community clubs.

Farmers turn to science to battle impacts of climate change

Premium Content Farmers turn to science to battle impacts of climate change

A NORTHERN NSW farmer says weather “anomalies” are becoming far more regular.

Roundabouts and roads, all you need to know

Premium Content Roundabouts and roads, all you need to know

ROADWORKS in the Ballina Shire mean changes for motorists this week – here are all the details you need to know.

Endangered species saved from the brink of extinction

Premium Content Endangered species saved from the brink of extinction

TEN plants – a decade ago, that’s the total number of plants left in the wild of an endangered plant species, and they were all in Lennox Head.

MORE DETAILS: What Qld border shutting means for twin towns

Premium Content MORE DETAILS: What Qld border shutting means for twin towns

He said the “devil was in the details” and slammed the “broad brush” announcement.

Latest update on COVID-19 stats on the Northern Rivers

Premium Content Latest update on COVID-19 stats on the Northern Rivers

THE health district has released an update on the status of COVID-19 patients on the Northern Rivers.

BORDER BAN: Queensland closes border to NSW and ACT

Premium Content BORDER BAN: Queensland closes border to NSW and ACT

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has shut the border to NSW after an outbreak of coronavirus and numerous illegal border crossings.

Bike stolen while man collected medicine for grandmother

Bike stolen while man collected medicine for grandmother

POLICE are calling for help to find a bicycle which was stolen while a man visited a chemist at Goonellabah.

Break-and-enter trial for trio hits a COVID-19 snag

Premium Content Break-and-enter trial for trio hits a COVID-19 snag

COURT hearing delayed as, “facility ... can’t actually accommodate a triple-headed trial”.

Community wants longer to discuss controversial dam project

Premium Content Community wants longer to discuss controversial dam project

PUBLIC exhibition of the 600+ page document is to end on August 12, after a six-week consultation period.

Why some ratepayers are seeing hike in their rates this year

Premium Content Why some ratepayers are seeing hike in their rates this year

RATEPAYERS are expressing shock on social media as they open their rates notices this month.

Village’s last bank branch set to shut its doors

Premium Content Village’s last bank branch set to shut its doors

THE bank confirmed it would not reopen and the ATM will also be removed.

One man killed, two arrested after Pacific Highway crash

Premium Content One man killed, two arrested after Pacific Highway crash

INVESTIGATIONS are under way after a horror crash just before midnight and the highway is closed southbound.

COVID SLACKERS: 'Selfish, entitled, arrogant'

Premium Content COVID SLACKERS: 'Selfish, entitled, arrogant'

WHILE many people are observing COVID-19 rules, others feel they are “too important” to bother. And our mayors are not happy about it.

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Man convicted of terrifying child sex offence to appeal

Premium Content Man convicted of terrifying child sex offence to appeal

THE girl later told police she was so terrified she had planned an escape from the house.

Illegal waterfront home works the centre of court dispute

Premium Content Illegal waterfront home works the centre of court dispute

CONFLICTING motions between the council and landowner are before the Land and Environment Court.

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