In a year that saw hemp foods finally decriminalised and some small progress on medical marijuana, the weekend’s Nimbin MardiGrass renewed its struggle for complete legalisation.
Police have arrested and charged two men in connection with the assault of an Afghanistan veteran at the Nimbin war memorial on Anzac Day.
A koala expert, president of Friends of the Koala and the former EDO CEO will address a community forum to raise awareness about the plight of NSW’s koalas at Lismore Workers Club next Tuesday.
Library services in Lismore and Kyogle will receive close to $300,000 towards refurbishment and upgrades as part of the Public Library Infrastructure Grant program.
Seven people were arrested during a four-hour drug-dog operation in Nimbin on Tuesday leading the Nimbin HEMP Embassy to call for a change in police attitudes to the use of cannabis.
A road worker has died while attempting to load a road compactor onto a truck at a worksite south-west of Lismore this morning.
Residents of Girards Hill are still picking up the pieces after they say up to ‘200 drunk teens’ attended a boozy party at the town's baseball ground and that about six boys and a girl smashed up cars in their neighbourhood afterwards.
Lismore. Saturday, 5.55pm. Apart from having to drink it from a plastic cup, the wine – a shiraz; Victorian, I think – is not too bad. Normally, I would resent the little plastic cup, and curse the way the world is heading. But not today.
The Lismore Prospectus was launched on Monday evening to a capacity crowd at the Lismore Regional Gallery. The council’s new guide to private and public investment and funding opportunities follows the recent anniversary of last year's CBD flood.
The legal group most often turned to by activists seeking to end illegal environmental practices has confirmed it is set to close its only regional office, based in Lismore.
Sunday’s Channon Market saw a ‘shout out’ in solidarity with Palestinians in Gaza and a protest against the actions of the Israeli government and military who have killed over 30 unarmed civilians and injured over a thousand in the last 10 days.
The Northern Rivers is ‘leading the state’ in the number of drug offences committed, according to Lismore Cr Eddie Lloyd.
Federal Page Kevin Hogan (Nationals) has complimented REDinc on its new eight-seater mini-bus, which was funded by a $19,000 federal government grant that he organised after being approached by the group.
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A 44-year-old man will face court after he was charged for allegedly filming people using a public toilet in Lismore earlier this month.
The opposition has taken a swing at the state government’s handling of rural health, using Lismore Hospital as a base from which to launch its ‘Schools and Hospitals before Stadiums’ campaign this morning.
Lismore’s annual celebration of street food, Eat the Street, will be held on Saturday, featuring food stalls, celebrity chefs and activities for all ages.
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A man driving a red Toyota Camry has been charged following a police pursuit in Lismore yesterday, which left three police vehicles and at least one other car damaged.
Police have found more than $100,000 in cash in a vehicle driven by a Lismore man after stopping to assist when a wallet fell from the roof of the car on the Pacific Highway near Raymond Terrace.
Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man in the Northern Rivers who is wanted on five outstanding warrants, including one for assault.
As climate change gathers pace, the Northern Rivers could be at a high-risk for invasion by the exotic mosquitoes responsible for Dengue fever due to our proximity to Queensland.
Life is confusing and no-one has all the answers… except Merrick Watts. None of his answers is right but at least he’s having a go.
Three teenagers who went missing from their homes on the North Coast earlier this month have all been found safe and well.