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Appeal to locate man missing from Mullumbimby

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man missing from Mullumbimby.

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National Service

I have to say that having been conscripted into the army in 1970 I couldn’t disagree more with Peter...

Conciliation meeting over Broadwater floodplain development terminated

Richmond Valley Council refused a development application for a 60-lot residential development on flood-prone land on Rileys Hill Road, Broadwater, close to the Richmond River in October 2023. 

Art of Change raises $40,000

The 'Art of Change' auction, held on Saturday night at the Byron School of Art in support of Mandy Nolan's campaign for the seat of Richmond, was a resounding success. The event attracted 150 people and raised an impressive $40,000 through the sale of donated artworks.

Mullum Road upgrade

Construction is expected to commence in December to improve the flood-prone Mullumbimby Road near Uncle Tom’s corner.

Bev knows how to make a boob of herself

Some women make you feel good about yourself right to your marrow. Bev Killick is one of those women. She’s not a cutesy storyteller, she’s our Phyllis Diller, a graduate of the bold and brassy school of stand-up, delivering a non-stop energetic set every time. As soon as she blasts her way on stage, you know you’re in for a treat.

Death wish

Money that should be spent on decarbonisation is being spent on catastrophe repairs. We are putting out the fire...

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Another successful Second Hand Saturday

There were garage sales across the North Coast on the weekend as part of the region-wide celebration to promote re-use over landfill, Second Hand Saturday.

Proposed hub for veterans and families gets $50,000 grant

RSL LifeCare Veteran Services will get a $50,000 grant from the federal government to develop a business case to establish a Tweed/North Coast hub.

The two-tier economy

If you’ve tried calling any of these local businesses recently, you’ve probably discovered that demand for basic services like these is majorly outstripping supply.

Controlling cats to save wildlife

A recent trapping program coordinated by North Coast Local Land Services and Clarence Valley Council has seen the removal of 19 feral cats from sites around Grafton, reducing the threat to the survival of many native species in the area.

Housing snapshot – JobSeeker increase essential to address housing crisis, Anglicare says

Increasing the rate of JobSeeker and other government support payments was essential to addressing the housing affordability crisis on the north coast, Anglicare’s Annual Rental Snapshot has found.

North Coast councils seeking regional waste solutions

As flood-related waste reaches unprecedented levels, nine councils across the NSW North Coast are seeking a new processing facility to cut waste going to landfill.

As the waters rose, so did the warriors of the land

We get to the house at around 9.30am – a local dad named James, a softly spoken young surfer named Kye, and me...

Financial assistance available to flood victims

The Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment (AGDRP) of $1,000 per eligible adult and $400 per eligible child is available for people impacted by a flood event.

Laurel Lodge open for community housing

North Coast Community Housing (NCCH) has officially opened 12 refurbished fit-for-purpose homes in the former Lismore Base Hospital accommodation known as Laurel Lodge.

Six new local COVID cases reported

Six new cases of COVID-19 have been reported for Northern NSW Local Health District to 8pm last night.

Brunswick 30 has been delivered to Brunswick Heads Boat Harbour

Following successful sea trials at Yamba the Brunswick 30 was delivered to Brunswick Heads Boat Harbour on Wednesday, May 15. 

Editorial – Just another unjust moment in history

Justice has been served and it’s a shit sandwich: whistleblower David McBride is now the first person to be sentenced to jail in Australia for reporting war crimes.

What do young people want and what do they think needs to change?

The ‘Your Voice, Our Future’ survey has been launched and is asking young people to put forward their views on what is important to them. 

Conciliation meeting over Broadwater floodplain development terminated

Richmond Valley Council refused a development application for a 60-lot residential development on flood-prone land on Rileys Hill Road, Broadwater, close to the Richmond River in October 2023.