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Sailor rescued from ocean in overnight operation

In a dramatic overnight rescue far offshore North-East of Yamba, Marine Rescue IIuka Yamba volunteers were able to bring to safety a woman who fell overboard from a dismasted catamaran in the dark.

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It’s World Oceans Day!

It's World Oceans Day and we just wanted to honour that with a few photos from our library.

Lismore Lantern Parade call-out for volunteers

The organisers of the Lismore Lantern Parade (which is happening on Saturday, 19 June) are seeking volunteers to help with the event, which draws thousands of visitors each year.

New Indian: Daughter in Law

This Thursday at 4pm is the soft launch of acclaimed chef-owner Jessi Singh’s ‘unauthentic Indian’ restaurant Daughter in Law...

Lismore to SHINE in Bushfire Recovery project

Organisers of the discovery focused light festival that will be held from August 19 to 21 in Lismore, have announced the first round of artists to appear.

Free advertising

S Darling, Mullumbimby I think Dan Murphy’s put their vans outside schools and skate parks to elicit some free advertising. It’s...

Mullumbimby home seriously damaged in fire

A home on Ann Street, Mullumbimby, was badly damaged in a house fire over the weekend.

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Tweed group raises funds for typhoon victims

Local MP Justine Elliot recently met with the Tweed Filipino Support Group, who were raising funds for the Philippine Red Cross relief efforts following the devastating Typhoon Haiyan.

Three men stabbed in Goonellabah

Police say a man has been charged and will face court, while three men remain in hospital following an alleged stabbing yesterday.

Running out of time

Chibo Mertineit, Lillian Rock I just returned from the ‘Festival of Resistance’, which happened outside of the weapon expo at the Brisbane Exhibition and Convention Centre....

Three stabbed, man arrested – Lismore

Three men remain in hospital and a man’s been arrested following a stabbing in Lismore this afternoon.

Celebrating 35 years of The Echo

The Echo Awards, held every five years, was a great success on Wednesday night as it celebrated 35 years of local independent journalism in the Northern Rivers and the community that have supported it throughout those times.