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Wed 14 Nov 2018

Man trapped after tree falls on him

Man trapped after tree falls on him

THE man, in his 50s, was flown to hospital in the rescue helicopter after a tree fell on him on a Northern Rivers property.

‘Zoe’s Law’ conscience vote could happen tomorrow

premium_icon ‘Zoe’s Law’ conscience vote could happen tomorrow

A conscience vote on a controversial law that would make it a crime to kill an unborn child could happen tomorrow.

Stolen 'super oysters' are dangerous to eat

Stolen 'super oysters' are dangerous to eat

IF VALUABLE research oysters stolen from the Richmond River at Ballina yesterday are returned, then no questions will be asked.

UM-linked events could be banned by council

premium_icon UM-linked events could be banned by council

BUT organisers of one event have hit back against the "continued harassment" on social media, saying that "false information" was causing "moral panic".

Doing this while driving will cost you 10 demerit points

Doing this while driving will cost you 10 demerit points

POLICE will be clamping down on this behaviour that costs lives.

Two men charged over armed assault

premium_icon Two men charged over armed assault

A MAN answered the door of his home to three armed men, who assaulted him before fleeing.

Lismore students push for climate change action

Lismore students push for climate change action

Look out politicians Australian school kids want change

Major revamp of park one step closer

Major revamp of park one step closer

PROJECT to transform unused rail corridor into an open green community space.

Prisoners bugged to prevent terror attacks

premium_icon Prisoners bugged to prevent terror attacks

Law enforcement officials will soon have the power to use surveillance devices in jail cells under new laws to prevent terrorism.

Family's shock after fatal crash: 'We have to stop this'

premium_icon Family's shock after fatal crash: 'We have to stop this'

THE family of a man who fatally hit a cyclist on the Pacific Highway near Ballina have told an inquest they were worried about his ability to drive.

Tense moments during debate over future of Lismore building

premium_icon Tense moments during debate over future of Lismore building

THE tenants had asked the council for a peppercorn rent of just $41.08 a month.

Last-ditch bid to extend My Health opt-out period

premium_icon Last-ditch bid to extend My Health opt-out period

MILLIONS of Australians will have My Health Records created for them starting from tomorrow without extra privacy protections unless the Senate signs off today.

Queensland tougher on partner killers than NSW

premium_icon Queensland tougher on partner killers than NSW

Both men killed their pregnant partners in horrific circumstances. A Qld court imposed a life sentence. In NSW the man was sentenced to 30 years.

Alleged murder victim was ‘everyone’s favourite aunty’

premium_icon Alleged murder victim was ‘everyone’s favourite aunty’

The family of a grandmother tragically killed earlier this week have described Marie van Beers as spontaneous, giving and ‘everyone’s favourite aunty’.

The $2b plan to boost small business

premium_icon The $2b plan to boost small business

Thousands of small business owners will no longer have to risk their home to secure a loan under a Federal Government scheme.

Aggressive magpie relocated from busy park

premium_icon Aggressive magpie relocated from busy park

THE aggressive bird was attacking people before it was removed.

DRONES: Where you can and can't fly on the Northern Rivers

premium_icon DRONES: Where you can and can't fly on the Northern Rivers

DRONES are growing in popularity, but many people don't know the basic rules and regulations about their use.

Tue 13 Nov 2018

'Horrible' scene confronted police after alleged murder

'Horrible' scene confronted police after alleged murder

A MAN has been charged with murder after he allegedly killed his former partner during a brutal stabbing in Tweed Heads last night.

Enjoy cocktails with a sea breeze at new restaurant

premium_icon Enjoy cocktails with a sea breeze at new restaurant

WELCOME to Byron's newest restaurant, where "you walk straight off the beach, and enter up the stairs to be immersed in a theatre of drink and food"

New boutique fitness studio opens its doors

premium_icon New boutique fitness studio opens its doors

"YOU'LL be having so much fun in these classes you'll be wondering where time has gone."

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