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French Film Festival – just delicious

This year’s French Film Festival opening night choice is a unique adaptation of Alexandre Dumas’s thrilling and beloved classic novel The Three Musketeers. In a double blockbuster film production nominated for six César awards, from director Martin Bourboulon, the opening instalment, D’Artagnan, will open the festival.

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Four teenagers charged after police pursuits from Grafton to Ballina

Four teenagers will face court today charged over their alleged roles in several police pursuits on the state’s North Coast yesterday.

Car wedged between train track and station at Bangalow

Bangalow Station saw a car at the platform for the first time in many years on Saturday afternoon – but it wasn’t a railway carriage.

Pair arrested after cross border police pursuit

A 21-year-old never-licensed male driver and a 27-year-old ‘aggressive’ male passenger were captured after they lost control of their vehicle at Tweed Heads during a cross-border police pursuit on Tuesday.

Three stolen vehicles recovered and three arrests following two pursuits

Two teenage boys and an adult male will face court today after two pursuits on the North Coast involving stolen vehicles over the weekend.

Man denied bail after high-speed police pursuit

A 33-year-old Burleigh Heads man will remain behind bars after a police were forced to deploy road spikes last week to end a 220kmph pursuit on the Pacific Highway.

Five arrested following police pursuit – Byron Bay 

Five people have been arrested following a police pursuit in the state’s north yesterday,Wednesday, 26 September.

Manhunt: Byron Bay streets in lockdown

Update: According to latest reports, helicopters have been called in to look for several people who ran from a Mercedes Benz that had earlier been pursued by police from Ross Lane to Byron Bay at high speed. Sniffer dogs are reported to…

Man drove stolen car over graves

A man has been arrested after the stolen car he was driving got stuck on a grave as he was driving through the Murwillumbah Catholic Cemetery with police in pursuit.

Man drives at police car during Tweed pursuit

During the chase of a car that had no number plates on the front, police say the vehicle being pursued drove straight towards them, forcing officers to take evasive action to avoid a crash.

Couple in court after cop chase in stolen Merc

A man will face Tweed Heads court today on 11 charges, including: stealing a Mercedes Benz failing to stop for a police pursuit twice, plus carrying illegal weapons and housebreaking equipment.

Interview with Tijuana Cartel

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Concerned about climate change and societal collapse?

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Seedlings: start another Big Scrub

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