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January 25, 2021

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Lismore police pursuit ends in charges

Police say a man has been charged over alleged pursuits and a crash overnight.

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Did Reflections hire police to shut down the drum circle?

Locals gathered at the regular drumming circle at Torakina Park in Brunswick Heads on January 3 were disappointed but not surprised when the police arrived.

Conspiratorial breaths

R Podhajsky, Ocean Shores Thanks to the Collins English Dictionary 4th edition, for insight to the realm of words. Conspire...

Editorial: Australia fails on human rights

Australia’s failing response to Indigenous Australians, refugees and the treatment of whistleblowers who alert the public to government corruption was once again highlighted in this year’s Human Rights Watch World Report 2021.

Holiday let reality

Doug Luke – Coordinator VOHL, Woodburn John Gudgeon, president of the Holiday Letting Organisation Byron, can’t face the reality that...

Re-booted academy for elite footballers looking forward to a big year

The Northern Rivers Football Academy is fielding more teams this year and is set to go from strength to strength according to senior coach Gavin Whitney.

Mobile library returns to the Northern Rivers

The Richmond Tweed Regional Mobile Library was a common sight around the region prior to the COVID-19 pandemic and it is once again going to be out and about for readers from this week.

Parts of NSW continue to experience unsettled weather, as a low pressure trough over the eastern part of the state brings a humid air mass into the north east.

Heavy rainfall that may lead to Flash Flooding may develop this evening about the Northern Rivers district, on both the Richmond River and Wilsons River, and possibly northeastern parts of the Northern Tablelands. This potential for heavy rainfall is expected to continue into Thursday morning, before easing by Thursday afternoon.

The Sydney metro area experienced significant thunderstorms overnight. In Greater Sydney there were approximately 12,000 total lightning strikes between midday Tuesday and midnight Tuesday, with around 1000 of those strikes hitting the ground. The most lightning-active period was late in the evening between 10pm and 12am.

With thunderstorms expected to continue over parts of the state over the coming days, residents are urged to keep up with the latest warnings from the Bureau.


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