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Casino teenager charged with murder

An 18-year-old Casino man is to face Lismore Local Court today charged with murder.

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Enova enters into voluntary administration

The Enova Community Energy Board announced Tuesday that Enova Community Energy and Enova Energy, its retail electricity arm, have been placed into voluntary administration.

Ballina’s balloon ban in support of wildlife

Balloons are to be banned outside in the Ballina Shire from next year after a unanimous council vote Thursday morning.

New laws to tackle crime profits and encryption

The premier has announced new police powers and ‘tougher penalties’ for money laundering and unexplained wealth in NSW.

Lismore Council GM avoids sacking

Lismore City Council’s legacy of turbulence when it comes to leadership continues after a late-night surprise motion to sack General Manager John Walker in a confidential vote last week.

Vale Bruce Kent

Bruce Kent (22.8.29–8.6.22)  was one of the greatest compassionate advocates for disarmament and humanity: • General Secretary 1980–85 CND (Campaign...

Lettuce to the Editor

As a writer you never really know what is going to strike a chord with your audience. What will inspire them? Make them think? Make them change their mind? Make them angry? After more than two decades of publishing I am still surprised by what rocks a reader’s boat. About a week ago I discovered that a lot of people have strong opinions on the humble iceberg. I’m not talking about the one that took out theTitantic. I’m talking about the one that has been sinking wallets at the supermarket.

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M1 and flooding: Tweed Council writes to minister while class action election campaigning starts

The old Pacific Hiway was dangerous, narrow and needed to be upgraded but in the process of building the M1 the government didn’t just cut coastal koalas from hinterland koalas, they also appear to have created flooding issues according to many locals from Woodburn to Tweed. 

Evacuation – Riverside Caravan Park Coraki

NSW SES is directing people within the low-lying areas of Riverside Caravan Park Coraki to evacuate the high danger area.

Supertradies to the rescue!

While politicians posture, Ballina tiler Ben Hamilton and a few tradie mates have been getting on with the job of helping flood-ravaged communities across the Northern Rivers, free of charge.

Bungawalbin primitive bush camp: death by a thousand cuts

Locals are raising concerns in relation to a Development Application for a ‘Community Facilities – Primitive camp ground' near Coraki that they say is a site prone to severe flooding and fire risk.

Minor flooding may occur Friday morning at Coraki and Bungawalbyn

Heavy rainfall on Tuesday and Wednesday have caused river level rises along the Richmond and Wilsons Rivers with the Wilsons River peaking overnight and the...

New COVID venues of concern Lismore and Coraki

Following a second case being identified in Lismore, that is no longer in the area, several more COVID contact venues have been identified.

Koalas create jobs in COVID-19

Bangalow Koalas are now employing extra people to help plant more trees during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lismore, Casino and surrounding areas are flooding

Lismore and low lying around Casino areas are currently experiencing minor to moderate flooding in some areas as the the Richmond River and Wilsons Rivers heads towards their predicted peaks.

Richmond Council truck involved in Coraki crash

One of two truck drivers involved in an accident on the Whiporie-Bungawalbin Road earlier today was driving a Richmond Valley Council vehicle.

Boy trapped in police paddy wagon uninjured, court hears

Paramedics who assessed an eight-year-old boy after being locked in the back of a police paddy wagon at Coraki for more than an hour last April said his vital signs were within normal levels but his mother was hysterical.

Park trouble for BARCO

A group of dog owners who met at the common shed at the Brunswick Heads Sports Fields last Sunday say they were confronted by three men with a dog who were camping at the location.

Byron Council releases data on flood-affected biz

The first official data has been released following the devastating February 28 floods.

Govt to rebuild Northern Rivers from July 1

The Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporation (NRRC) will come into existence from July 1. So what is it, and how will it assist flood-affected residents across the region?

Drains, floods, creeks

I was thankful for Duncan Dey’s input at the last Council meeting where two representatives spoke in public access to the long overdue attention...