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Tue 18 Sep 2018

Extra demerits for using phones while driving

Extra demerits for using phones while driving

Drivers who use a mobile phone illegally will be penalised an extra demerit point.

Crowdfunding campaign for family who lost dog, home in fire

Crowdfunding campaign for family who lost dog, home in fire

A Go Fund Me campaign has been set up for the Murwillumbah family of seven.

Drug dealer weed-ed out

premium_icon Drug dealer weed-ed out

A magistrate has sent a message to would-be drug dealers looking to sell marijuana in Nimbin by jailing a Maclean man

'Biggest d---head magnet': Byron Bay bashing hits new level

'Biggest d---head magnet': Byron Bay bashing hits new level

A BRUTAL Facebook post about this beloved North Coast town is going viral.

Six new netball courts planned for Lismore

premium_icon Six new netball courts planned for Lismore

A COVERED spectator grandstand and new court lighting is also on the cards for the facility.

REVEALED: The true secret to cooking the perfect barbecue

REVEALED: The true secret to cooking the perfect barbecue

WE ALL know someone who boasts about their barbecuing skills. But these experts could put anyone to shame, and now they're going to share their secrets.

PHOTOS: Lismore Cup fashions from the 1960s

premium_icon PHOTOS: Lismore Cup fashions from the 1960s

DID we take your photo all those years ago? Or maybe you need some inspiration for Thursday's big race day?

Amazing photos of rescue chopper training day

Amazing photos of rescue chopper training day

WINCHING a patient is always tricky, but even more so in rough seas. Find out how the crew trains for this possibility.

Why helicopters are flying low over homes today

Why helicopters are flying low over homes today

HELICOPTERS have been spotted flying low, but what are they up to?

Stolen sweet potatoes thrown at cars

premium_icon Stolen sweet potatoes thrown at cars

SWEET potatoes were stolen from a roadside stall and then thrown at nearby cars, smashing a window and causing damage.

Pocket money donations, gumboot-throwing to help farmers

Pocket money donations, gumboot-throwing to help farmers

KIND-HEARTED students from Bexhill Public School have spent the past few weeks raising money and donating items to help families affected by the drought.

CLOSED: Popular Casino pub shuts its doors

premium_icon CLOSED: Popular Casino pub shuts its doors

THE prominent CBD building now has new owners - so what does the future have in store?

Work begins on new Aldi supermarket in Tweed Heads

Work begins on new Aldi supermarket in Tweed Heads

A development application to update signage was submitted to Tweed Shire Council

'RIP little angel': Tributes flow for girl killed in crash

'RIP little angel': Tributes flow for girl killed in crash

THE community is in shock after a nine-year-old's "heartbreaking" death after a horror crash yesterday.

4 things I would really, really like to see happen

premium_icon 4 things I would really, really like to see happen

BREATH tests for our pollies? Now that's a good idea.

Award-winning snapper focuses on our women surfers

premium_icon Award-winning snapper focuses on our women surfers

LOCAL grandmothers, mothers, daughters, sisters and friends are featured in this new exhibition at Ballina.

Man accused of filming at public toilets to face trial

premium_icon Man accused of filming at public toilets to face trial

THE 44-year-old man will defend all six of his charges in a hearing before Lismore Local Court this week.

The 'draconian' barriers facing grandparents

premium_icon The 'draconian' barriers facing grandparents

THEY help with babysitting and advice, but grandparents are facing some tough times.

Mon 17 Sep 2018

Nine-year-old Sophie wins photo comp

Nine-year-old Sophie wins photo comp

THE beauty of Brunswick Heads and its community has inspired another crop of talented young photographers for this years Simple Pleasure photo competition.

Harsh new road rule you need to know

Harsh new road rule you need to know

STRICTER penalties are in place from today for motorists caught using phones. Here’s everything you can and can’t do.

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