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COVID update: two new cases in Lismore and fragments in Byron’s STP

The Northern NSW Local Health District, Lynne Weir, today say that two new cases of COVID-19 have been reported for the District to 8pm, 23 October.

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The Rebels and the Wraiths visit Nationals: ‘We are facing a planetary crisis’

As part of a fortnight of climate actions and protests with the Extinction Rebellion, over 30 activists visited MP Kevin Hogan’s office in Lismore yesterday pushing ghostly empty white prams.

French hypocrisy

The French are understandably upset about being stabbed in the back by Australia’s sinking of the submarine contract. They...

Chainsaw accident Ewingsdale

A 44-year-old arborist suffered a serious lower leg injury following a chainsaw accident at a Ewingsdale property yesterday.

One new COVID case in Lismore and Local Health District venues of concerns

Northern NSW Local Health District says there has been one new case of COVID-19 reported for the are to 8pm 17 October.

When is a sock not a sock?

A sock is not talked about much – it’s a simple device that is very well known. As the world...

Anti-DV umbrellas launched in Ballina

Rotary have partnered with NSW Police to design and distribute 150 umbrellas with a very clear message: 'Say NO to domestic violence'.

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Flood warnings for the Richmond and Wilsons

Parts of NSW continue to experience unsettled weather, as a low pressure trough over the eastern part of the state brings a humid air mass into the north east.

BoM predicts storms and flooding

The Bureau of Meteorology says there is now a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for damaging winds, heavy rainfall and large hailstones for the North Coast.

Climate emergency means we ALL need emergency plans

Even if you do get a warning and decide to stay, there is no guarantee emergency responders will make it to your place in time to save you or your property from disaster.

Start of storm season sees rainfall and possible thunderstorms

The NSW State Emergency Service (NSW SES) urges communities to prepare for possible thunderstorms developing tonight and into the morning over the Northern Rivers bringing possible localized heavy rainfall and flash flooding.

10,000 without power as east coast low finally hits

Wet and windy weather pummelled the region last night leaving almost 10,000 homes and businesses without power between Taree and the border and forcing the cancellation events including the Byon Farmers Market this morning.

Southeast Qld facing storm battering

Queensland's southeast is braced for a battering from an east-coast low packing torrential rain and damaging winds. The low is expected to dump between 200...

Storms drench parts of north coast

Update: Rain is set to return to the region today after thunderstorms pounded much of the north coast last night. But a thunderstorm warning issued earlier today has been withdrawn.

Mutual obligation or mandatory vax?

There is much being said about the pros and cons of the vaccination. Do we? Don’t we? Must we? Must we not? But the answers...

Christian fundamentals

Robin Harrison’s letter (13 October) made me realise how Christian fundamentals are little known, yet so freely referred to. There are at least three...

A dumb act of STP

Council is stating that breaches of licence conditions, in part, justifies spending $10m on transferring raw sewage from Ocean Shores Sewerage Treatment Plant (OS...

COVID-19 update: 5 new cases in the NNSWLHD

Northern NSW Local Health District, Acting Chief Executive, Lynne Weir, says there were five new cases of COVID-19 reported for the District to 8pm last night, 21 October.