Northern Rivers News

Fri 27 Nov 2020

How scientists are filtering out toxic algae in water source

Premium Content How scientists are filtering out toxic algae in water source

Blue-green algae alert at a North Coast weir climbs to amber once again but the council says treated water is still safe to drink.

Christmas busy for shoppers, busier for scammers

Premium Content Christmas busy for shoppers, busier for scammers

Online shopping is in full swing and here is how you can protect yourself this festive season.

ARTEFACTS: Exciting summer sensations

Premium Content ARTEFACTS: Exciting summer sensations

Summer Sensations celebrates artists and their wonderful creative contribution to the cultural vibrancy of the area

Helicopter transports man in induced coma after crash

Premium Content Helicopter transports man in induced coma after crash

A MAN who suffered serious injuries in a car crash on Thursday evening was attended to by a critical care medical team.

Lismore filmmaker breaking stigmas one film at a time

Premium Content Lismore filmmaker breaking stigmas one film at a time

LISMORE’S Coralie Tapper has helmed a new documentary aimed at breaking down barriers to disability.

Kingscliff Triathlon makes its triumphant return

Premium Content Kingscliff Triathlon makes its triumphant return

HUNDREDS of athletes are set to returns to the coastal town this weekend.

Australia’s happiest sellers revealed

Australia’s happiest sellers revealed

The happiest vendors in the country are in, and it’s not just small town sellers that are happily reaping the rewards of Australia’s cultural shift.

Magistrate slams accused drug dealer who laughed at bail

Premium Content Magistrate slams accused drug dealer who laughed at bail

A North Coast surfer who laughed when his bail was granted almost had it revoked again after a blast from the Magistrate.

Teen firey's dashcam captured him lighting blazes: court

Premium Content Teen firey's dashcam captured him lighting blazes: court

The 18-year-old allegedly lit fires on the North Coast before helping to put them out as a volunteer firefighter.

Wedding expo features seven locations, 100 suppliers

Premium Content Wedding expo features seven locations, 100 suppliers

Everything you need to know about the biggest wedding expo on the North Coast.

Four men allegedly involved in Ballina death face court

Premium Content Four men allegedly involved in Ballina death face court

Jesse Vilkelis-Curas, 24, died from injuries sustained during a fight in East Ballina in December.

Calls for extra policing to avoid drownings

Premium Content Calls for extra policing to avoid drownings

STUDY by Surf Life Saving Australia, included 61 cases of drownings recorded in Tweed, Ballina and Byron Bay areas.

Bundjalung cultural centre could boost jobs for local mob

Premium Content Bundjalung cultural centre could boost jobs for local mob

BROTHERS Eli and Kris Cook lead a team of residents planning to create a place to share culture and generate revenue.

Why borders opening won’t help major North Coast employer

Premium Content Why borders opening won’t help major North Coast employer

One of the biggest hospitality employers on the North Coast says other restrictions need to be lifted

SHIFTING SANDS: Byron beach cafe may need to be moved

Premium Content SHIFTING SANDS: Byron beach cafe may need to be moved

500 sandbags are propping up a cafe at a popular Byron beachside location, but it may no be enough

Blue Hills gets Lismore Council’s green light

Premium Content Blue Hills gets Lismore Council’s green light

Goonellabah’s latest development took another step forward at the latest council meeting.

Hiss time to keep your eyes peeled and stay snake safe

Premium Content Hiss time to keep your eyes peeled and stay snake safe

WHAT to do and what not to do, if you get bitten by a snake this season.

Thu 26 Nov 2020

Proposed Dunoon dam ‘a quarter of a billion-dollar gamble’

Premium Content Proposed Dunoon dam ‘a quarter of a billion-dollar gamble’

FOUR former Rous County Councillors have voiced their opposition to a new dam describing it as outdated.

Shark spotted at popular Tweed Coast beach

Premium Content Shark spotted at popular Tweed Coast beach

All the details you need to know about Thursday afternoon’s shark sighting at South Kingscliff.

DOG’S BREAKFAST: Decision on access to beach deferred

Premium Content DOG’S BREAKFAST: Decision on access to beach deferred

“WE need to show to our community that we can read a business paper,” a councillor said to his colleagues.

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