Almost 40 Cathys took to the turf in Spinks Park Lismore yesterday for the yearly flaunting of the flaming red dress in the annual Most Wuthering Heights Day Ever event.
‘The Milky Way’ movie is screening this Saturday in Lismore to raise money to replace Lismore's Australian breastfeeding association's hospital grade breast pumps.
The Lismore first-grade rugby team will be wearing one-off jerseys bearing the Lifeline logo at this Saturday’s game against Lennox Head. Outdated ideas about stoicism and masculinity mean men often struggle to reach out to friends and loved ones during tough times.
Opera Australia are doing a one night gala concert to support NORPAs flood appeal that will feature the entire cast from The Marriage of Figaro with a live chamber orchestra performing a selection of arias and ensembles from some of the world’s most loved operas.
'Looking Up', by Jasmine Hollins, was the winner of this years engineering photo competition at Southern Cross University themed 'Beautiful Engineering’.
Moving forward from childhood sexual abuse and creating a positive life is a challenge – supporting people to achieve this is the purpose of Heartfelt House in Wollongbar near Lismore.
The mistreatment and death of Miriam Mertens at Lismore Base Hospital’s mental health unit lead to calls for a public inquiry into the resourcing and capacity of mental health units. However, Labor says government is burying inquiry.
The NDIS is rolling out in the Northern Rivers region from July 1 and independent organisation, My Choice Matters, is providing free workshops in Ballina, Lismore and Byron Bay to look at how to get the best out of the change in funding.
Lennox Heads wins! The aerial ski jump proposal has been dumped after the Lennox Head community came together in force to reject the 35m high ski jump that was set to ruin their coastline.
For twenty years a local muso has been busking at the Lismore Car Boot market. Much of the community have passed by his open guitar case and in that time, many have also dropped in a few coins. Now it’s payback time.
It has just been announced that the flood recovery centres in Lismore and Murwillumbah will be closing down in the near future. The Lismore centre will close tomorrow on Friday 19 May while the last day for the Murwillumbah centre will be Friday 26 May.
Minister for Disability Services, Ray Williams, recently announced that Lismore based disability services RED Inc and Multitask received $20,000 to help repair flood damage to their properties.
A man will face court today after allegedly indecently assaulting a teenage girl in Lismore.
Online scammers and the ruses they use to target older people will be laid bare at a series of Law Week workshops delivered by Legal Aid NSW at libraries across the state including Lismore and Murwillumbah.
The arts community in Lismore has many faces and they have been challenged by the loss of buildings, creative spaces, art, instruments and materials during the recent flooding by ex-cyclone Debbie. Many of the groups are getting back on their feet but they still need your support.
NSW Labor today announced a non-partisan flood package for the NSW North Coast – providing what it describes as 'a blueprint for the Berejiklian government' to help the community and businesses recover.
Help raise money for the Lismore flood appeal by getting involved in local community events and supporting local Lismore businesses. Check out what businesses have to offer in Lismore this Sunday in Clunes at Arterial: art, eats an beats. Then on 2 May Isabella a cappella are putting on a great evening of fun, dinner and music at Eureka Community Hall.
After Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's disastrous refusal of a sausage sandwich during his recent visit to flood-ravaged Lismore, the question on everyone's lips yesterday was: Will Bill Shorten eat his snag?
Irritated eyes, running and blocked nose, sneezing and wheezing can be caused by mould and dust leading to allergic reactions and other breathing problems. Precautions are advised when cleaning up after Cyclone Debbie.
Mosquito numbers will increase following the flood as ideal breeding conditions are left behind. Tweed council is encouraging everyone in the region to tip out water from pot plants, clear drains and ensure they aren't creating more breeding grounds for the disease carrying critters.
Local businesses affected by the flood in Lismore can apply to use one of 34 Lismore shopping centre retail spaces or register to use work space and internet access at southern cross university.
The Bangalow Hotel is doing a flood relief fundraiser at the Hotel tonight with an Irish band, Aoise Scott, playing from 6.30pm. Free entry with raffles, happy hour.
Tweed and Lismore LGAS have now received further disaster relief funding with additional cash assistance for people affected by the floods but Byron Shire misses out.
Bentley blockaders are coordinating flood relief assistance in Lismore using their on the ground co-ordination and communication gained during the blockade to assist the community during the clean up.
Lismore clean up could take weeks said Mayor Isaac Smith. ‘We have every staff member and truck available out there working and we are doing our best. We really need residents to understand it could take weeks to get to every flood-affected area.’