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Pedestrian hit by car at Sleepy Hollow

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Father and son win first sailing race

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An operetta and children’s theatre for NORPA

NOPRA has announced recipients of the theatre company’s two artist residencies.

Honouring midwives on their International day

Many of us have a midwife to thank for our safe arrival from the womb, these specialised 'catching' hands are a blessing to both mum and bub in hospitals and in the home.

Ballina Dragons’ great results at Urunga

The Ballina Dragon Boat Racing Club is a group of paddling people from all walks of life who enjoy being out on the water having fun and keeping fit.

A man has been taken to hospital after being hit by a car on the Pacific Highway near the Sleepy Hollow rest area on Friday (July 27).

About 9.50pm emergency services were called to the Pacific Highway following reports a male pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle while walking on the road near the rest area.

The man, believed to be aged in his 30s, was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics at the scene, before being taken to the Gold Coast Hospital via Westpac Rescue Helicopter in a serious condition.

The female driver of the vehicle was uninjured and returned a negative result to a roadside breath test.

Officers from Tweed/Byron Police District are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.


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