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An adventure of a different kind

Two years ago adventurer Emma Scattergood discovered that a journey doesn’t always involve travel. In 2022, Emma was told she had stage 3 invasive lobular breast cancer. 

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Man charged after dramatic hinterland police chase

A dramatic police chase from highway to hinterland bush in the early hours of the morning has led to the expected court appearance of a 26-year-old man today.

Far North Coast Junior Life Savers of the Year announced

Two of the Far North Coast’s brightest young surf life saving talents have been announced as the Newcastle Permanent Junior Surf Life Savers of the Year for 2024.

Government amends Biosecurity (Fire Ants) Emergency Order

As the spread of fire ants into the north of the state becomes more apparent, the NSW Government has made amendments to the Biosecurity (Fire Ants) Emergency Order in an attempt to stem fire ant migration.

Hazards Near Me to include severe weather warnings

The NSW State Emergency Service has today launched the inclusion of severe weather warnings as part of the free Hazards Near Me NSW App and Hazard Watch.

Gully of Giants protectors face court

Forest protectors Valerie Thompson and Kashmir Miller face court in Ballina today, charged with a series of offences related to suspending logging works in the Doubleduke State Forest.

‘Mandatory’ pesticide spraying deferred at Bruns pod village

Flood-affected residents have had a last-minute reprieve by the NSW Reconstruction Authority, who had planned to spray controversial pesticides at the Bruns pod village.

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Last chance to enter the 2023 Ingenuity Sculpture Exhibition

Northern Rivers artists have until 15 September to submit their entries to the 2023 Ingenuity Sculpture Exhibition.  This year's theme is ‘Story of Place’ and...

No consultation with new planning body

The NSW Reconstruction Authority has released a draft document, Protocols – exercise of powers and functions under the NSW Reconstruction Authority Act 2022, outlining its powers to act in relation to promoting ‘community resilience to the impact of disasters in NSW’. 

First buyback offers for flooded homeowners

Flooded homeowners have been waiting a long time to hear the news that buybacks have begun.

Lawrence Museum a hidden treasure of ABC history

The Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC) was established on 1 July 1932, and before moving to Lismore in 1989, ABC North Coast began its life four years later as 2NR in July 1936, at Lawrence, about 30ks north of Grafton.

Local triathletes claim another title

The Byron Bay Breakers Triathlon Club has won the North Coast Interclub series for the second time after finishing on top of the table ahead of the Clarence Valley Stingrays and Hat Head Hammerheads.

Fatal crash in the Clarence Valley

A man has died following a serious crash in the Clarence Valley overnight on Saturday, 18 June.

No rates for Lismore residents impacted by floods

An announcement about Lismore's rates had sent a sigh of relief through the community who are still struggling after the Autumn floods.

Grant for flood-affected small businesses and NFPs

Flood-impacted small business owners and not-for-profits in the Northern Rivers can now apply for the $10,000 Small Business Northern Flood Grant to help with rent, wages, government fees and other business costs.

COVID update for weekend to March 27

In the 48 hours to 4pm yesterday, March 27, the Northern NSW Local Health District has reported that 717 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in the District, including 170 positive PCR tests and 547 positive rapid antigen tests.

Over 100 new COVID cases in the NNSWLHD

The Northern NSW Local Health District daily report says that to 8pm yesterday, 22 December, 102 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in the District.

Police confirm two babies dead on February 11 in Mullumbimby

NSW Police have confirmed that at about 2am Sunday 11 February, emergency services were called to a home in Mullumbimby following reports of a concern for welfare.

Just what the doctor and nurses and midwives ordered

It seems like nurses and midwives are always struggling under the weight of poor patient-to-staff ratios. It is hoped that an influx of new workers could help ease the load. This will be a welcome relief for local staff.

Affordable housing summit next week

As the affordable housing issue shows no signs of easing in the near future, key figures in the housing, property, and finance sectors will come together to tackle the country’s housing challenges at the ninth Affordable Housing Development & Investment Summit

Lorikeets on the mend as paralysis season eases

A poorly-understood phenomenon where lorikeets in the region becoming paralysed and unable to fly is thankfully coming to an end for 2024, says WIRES wildlife vet, Dr Tania Bishop.