Man rescued after boozy bridge jump

A DRUNKEN man was rescued from North Creek, Ballina this morning after jumping off Missingham Bridge, police said.

Ballina Jet Boat Rescue and police were called to the area about 4.30am after it was reported a 37-year-old man was seen to have gone into the water.

The man was later located about 150m down river a short time later.

Paramedics treated the man at the scene before he was taken to Ballina District Hospital for further treatment.

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Missing swimmer on north coast, search underway

HAZARDOUS SURF: Surf lifesavers are pleading with the public to stay out of the water this weekend after one of the biggest rescue days occurred on Saturday and swimmer is still missing on the north coast.

Hazardous surf warning and one swimmer missing

Ute and truck smash on highway

CRASH RESCUE: At 2am on Sunday the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was called out to a crash involving a ute colliding with a truck on the Pacific motorway near Brunswick Heads.

Pacific Highway blocked after ute and truck smash

Ferry return to service delayed

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Service will not resume as expected

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