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Tue 22 May 2018

Mayor 'disappointed' but won't give up

Mayor 'disappointed' but won't give up

"I'M LUCKY I love my day job': Isaac Smith says he just wants to make a difference in his community.

Unpaid sub-contractors up the ante as they chase their money

premium_icon Unpaid sub-contractors up the ante as they chase their money

Unpaid highway contractors reveal plan to keep pressure on the government as they chase $7.5 million.

Harry and Meghan set for regional pit stop

premium_icon Harry and Meghan set for regional pit stop

NSW officials hope to whisk them off to a regional pit stop when they visit Sydney on what’s expected to be their first international tour as a royal couple.

The great potato chip debate: What's your flavour?

premium_icon The great potato chip debate: What's your flavour?

ONE minute we had two choices. The next, there are eleventy million, including Wagyu beef, fresh lime and Champagne vinaigrette.

8 outstanding Lismore students honoured at gala event

8 outstanding Lismore students honoured at gala event

THE students are ready to make "a real contribution” to the economy and prosperity of the Northern Rivers.

Organised crime to be targeted by new police squad

Organised crime to be targeted by new police squad

"CRIMINALS are getting more sophisticated, they're getting smarter”.

Mon 21 May 2018

NDIS plan to change autism rules

premium_icon NDIS plan to change autism rules

A SECRET plan to rewrite the rules of autism has been revealed, and it could see thousands of people with substantial needs removed from the NDIS.

Firefighters carefully plan burn-off near homes

Firefighters carefully plan burn-off near homes

A COMPLEX and labour-intensive burn-off is scheduled to take place tomorrow, with crews aiming to reduce fuel loads and protect an important environmental area.

Beef Week fashion on the catwalk at Casino

Beef Week fashion on the catwalk at Casino

STEAKS won't be the only thing sizzling at Casino this week.

4 signs you're paying too much for your mobile phone

4 signs you're paying too much for your mobile phone

COMPETITION between the telcos is fierce, and prices change quickly, so make sure you're getting the best deal.

Clues to a murder: 'Someone knows what happened'

Clues to a murder: 'Someone knows what happened'

CAN you provide the vital information needed to solve the murder of Aaron Marks, who was brutally attacked on a Ballina footpath?

How cold will it get on the Northern Rivers?

How cold will it get on the Northern Rivers?

THE official start to winter is fast approaching, but we're going to have some very chilly nights before then.

PHOTOS: All the action from Beef Meets Reef

premium_icon PHOTOS: All the action from Beef Meets Reef

THE weather was perfect for this family-friendly event at Evans Head - did we take your photo?

New Centrelink helpline launched to protect scam victims

New Centrelink helpline launched to protect scam victims

A HELPLINE has been designed to protect the victims, many of them elderly, from aggressive Centrelink impersonators whose only goal is to scam hapless citizens.

New police squad to target gun crime, drug supply

New police squad to target gun crime, drug supply

THE specially-trained unit will tackle large-scale, mid-level and serious crimes in an effort to make the community safer.

P-plater charged after burnout in front of police

P-plater charged after burnout in front of police

A "PADDOCK basher” was used in an alleged drink-driving incident.

GUN AMNESTY: Lay down your weapons

GUN AMNESTY: Lay down your weapons

Soon you'll be able to hand in your unregistered firearms with latest amnesty

Ballina council throws $1 million at developer court battle

premium_icon Ballina council throws $1 million at developer court battle

A REJECTED $26 million residential subdivision, which was planned to include 640 lots, has turned into a costly legal battle for Ballina Shire Council.

Man charged with threatening to kill police

Man charged with threatening to kill police

A Northern Rivers man will today face court charged with assaulting police

Hobby turns into obsession for opal fossickers

premium_icon Hobby turns into obsession for opal fossickers

LISMORE'S Gemfest has once again proved it is an important event on the calendar, attracting thousands of people from near and far.

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