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October 19, 2021

Fatal motorcycle crash – Clarence Valley

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More artists announced for Bluesfest

Bluesfest is excited to announce that, as NSW opens, they are adding more great artists to their lineup. 

XR plans two weeks of ‘Reclaim our Future’ protests

Extinction Rebellion Lismore is part of the Northern Rivers push to highlight the issue of climate change and a march and candlelit vigil last night was the start to a fortnight of ‘Reclaim Our Future’ protests.

Cartoon of the week – 13 October, 2021

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Celebrating and supporting carers

Every day there are family and friends who provide care to others in their life. National Carers Week, 10–16 October, aims to recognise those 2.65 million carers in Australia who support those family and friends who have a disability, mental health condition, chronic condition, terminal illness, an alcohol or other drug issue or who are frail aged and need support.

Charges after cars damaged in police pursuit – Coffs Harbour

Police say a man has been charged following a pursuit, where a number of cars – including an unmarked police car – were sideswiped on the Mid-North Coast yesterday.

A motorcyclist died near Maclean yesterday.

Just after 2.15pm (Wednesday, 11 March, 2020), emergency services were called to Old Harwood Bridge, on the Pacific Highway at James Creek, following reports of a motorcycle crash.

NSW Ambulance paramedics treated the rider, a 54-year-old man, however, he died at the scene.

Officers from Coffs/Clarence Police District established a crime scene and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Inquiries continue, and a report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

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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