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Fri 16 Nov 2018

11 fantastic things to do this week on the Northern Rivers

11 fantastic things to do this week on the Northern Rivers

FROM a chook-themed show to The Boy from Oz, plus a drought relief Country music mega show.

19 children dead, two more critical. When will this end?

premium_icon 19 children dead, two more critical. When will this end?

Nineteen children have died as a result of murder or manslaughter in 2018. Journalist SHERELE MOODY asks what will it take to end these deaths?

Incredible effort to lift car off motorcyclist after crash

Incredible effort to lift car off motorcyclist after crash

FIREFIGHTERS have praised members of the public who helped emergency service crews to lift a vehicle and rescue a motorbike rider.

Danny's brave journey to find work at bowlo

premium_icon Danny's brave journey to find work at bowlo

LISMORE man Danny Campbell has defied discouraging odds around employment and proven himself as a great employee despite several setbacks.

Saint Sister: New Celtic sounds

Saint Sister: New Celtic sounds

THE Irish duo is in the Northern Rivers for Mullum Music Festival.

Car crash closes highway at Ballina

Car crash closes highway at Ballina

THE highway was closed after a two-car crash near Ballina this morning, while a lengthy recovery operation is underway further south after a truck crash.

Terror as sharks circle stranded fishermen

Terror as sharks circle stranded fishermen

Footage has been released of the stomach-churning moment three great white sharks began to surround two men stranded in the water off NSW’s north coast.

'I will come to your house with the boys and burn you alive'

premium_icon 'I will come to your house with the boys and burn you alive'

A PACIFIC Highway worker who made a frightening threat to Lismore man who was allegedly harassing a female acquaintance has found himself before a court.

UPDATE: Lengthy cleanup for overnight truck crash

UPDATE: Lengthy cleanup for overnight truck crash

ALL emergency services are still on the scene after a truck crash just after midnight.

Punishment ramped up for attacking hospital staff

premium_icon Punishment ramped up for attacking hospital staff

People who attack hospital staff could face tougher charges under measures being considered to protect the state’s health workers.

Liam Anderson’s mum: ‘I just want to hold him one more time’

premium_icon Liam Anderson’s mum: ‘I just want to hold him one more time’

Lindy Anderson — mother of Liam, who died 10 days ago — says she is haunted by thoughts of the last terrifying moments of her son’s life.

Student takes all 10 wickets in cricket match

premium_icon Student takes all 10 wickets in cricket match

JAMES Fennamore has pulled off one of cricket's rarest feats.

Is this 'big thing' coming to Lismore?

premium_icon Is this 'big thing' coming to Lismore?

AUSTRALIA'S oldest dairy co-op is planning a multi-million dollar revamp of its Lismore production facility and a giant ice-cream could be a new town landmark.

Severe, stormy weather, widespread rainfall on the horizon

Severe, stormy weather, widespread rainfall on the horizon

SUNNY weather set to move aside for the weekend.

Beach sex pests warned: Stop it or cop fines, jail time

premium_icon Beach sex pests warned: Stop it or cop fines, jail time

POLICE have warned those using a North Coast beach as a sexual destination they could wind up with fines or prison time.

Weatherman in 'crisis mode' asks 60,000 followers for help

premium_icon Weatherman in 'crisis mode' asks 60,000 followers for help

THE local weather forecaster says he is "struggling to survive", and the community is rallying to help.

Thu 15 Nov 2018

Skateboarder hit by car in Casino

Skateboarder hit by car in Casino

A 16-YEAR-OLD boy has been taken to hospital after the crash.

Asbestos discovered near rail corridor

Asbestos discovered near rail corridor

COUNCIL say the contamination poses no immediate health risk.

80 evacuated from shopping centre

80 evacuated from shopping centre

FIRE crews were called to the shopping centre just before midday.

Richmond's National Party candidate revealed

Richmond's National Party candidate revealed

Tweed Heads businessman selected to contest Federal seat of Richmond.

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