Regional News

Sat 7 Dec 2019

PHOTOS: The home that is expected to smash Lismore records

premium_icon PHOTOS: The home that is expected to smash Lismore records

A CENTURY-old Girards Hill home is on the market for the first time in years.

Fri 6 Dec 2019

Puppy 'Bucket' allegedly shot three times with bow and arrow

premium_icon Puppy 'Bucket' allegedly shot three times with bow and arrow

A man has been charged after he allegedly shot a puppy with a longbow and arrow

How your school performed in NAPLAN over five years

premium_icon How your school performed in NAPLAN over five years

We rate how every school performed in five years of NAPLAN, with a surprising number of public schools going head-to-head for top spot with elite schools.

500 mourners farewell policeman who served with honour

premium_icon 500 mourners farewell policeman who served with honour

'He was fair and consistent and treated everyone with respect': Police officer Stephen Nixon's life remembered and honoured.

Your Christmas display could earn you $1000

Your Christmas display could earn you $1000

If your home is sparkling with Christmas lights, you have until December 15 to enter the Allianz Australia Spotlight Your Sparkle competition for a chance to win...

Man who stole car with sleeping baby faces court

premium_icon Man who stole car with sleeping baby faces court

THE Ballina man allegedly stole a car carrying a sleeping baby in Lismore.

Dying man’s redress wish: ‘bloody start helping us’

premium_icon Dying man’s redress wish: ‘bloody start helping us’

A GOONELLABAH abuse survivor, who has terminal lung cancer, is still without compensation after nine months.

Pharma company's plans for $2m facility in Ballina Shire

premium_icon Pharma company's plans for $2m facility in Ballina Shire

They’ve proposed a new greenhouse, processing facility and 3m high security fence for the property.

NAPLAN: How Northern Rivers schools performed over 5 years

premium_icon NAPLAN: How Northern Rivers schools performed over 5 years

An independent analysis of five years of NAPLAN results has revealed the schools that performed the best.

Thu 5 Dec 2019

Last chance to have your say on proposed subdivision

premium_icon Last chance to have your say on proposed subdivision

One superlot is earmarked to be transformed into a medium-density housing hub.

TV’s dirtgirl turns 10 after fireys save their world

premium_icon TV’s dirtgirl turns 10 after fireys save their world

PHOTOS: It’s not all roses and bunny rabbits in dirtgirlworld, with a bushfire offering new storylines.

Man arrested after stealing car with child in the backseat

premium_icon Man arrested after stealing car with child in the backseat

A BALLINA man allegedly stole the vehicle while a 12-month-old child was asleep in the back seat.

FULL LIST: Level 1 water restrictions

premium_icon FULL LIST: Level 1 water restrictions

Rous Water announced water restrictions will come into place on the weekend, what does that mean for customers?

WATER WARNING: Level 1 restrictions imposed

WATER WARNING: Level 1 restrictions imposed

Residents are being urged to lower their water consumption as water levels drop at Rocky Creek Dam.

Coles forced to pay dairy farmers $5.25m

premium_icon Coles forced to pay dairy farmers $5.25m

Retail giant Coles will pay millions to the nation’s dairy farmers after being accused of misleading consumers over a price rise on supermarket-branded milk.

Farmers urged to plan ahead for summer

Farmers urged to plan ahead for summer

WITH saleyards closing, farmers are reminded plan ahead for summer

Carols event to raise funds for volunteer fireys

premium_icon Carols event to raise funds for volunteer fireys

LISMORE City Council’s carols event will serve as a fundraiser for local volunteer firefighters.

‘Let my son out of jail’: Assange’s dad comes to region

premium_icon ‘Let my son out of jail’: Assange’s dad comes to region

JULIAN Assange’s father will speak out at Mullumbimby and Nimbin over the coming weeks in a bid to gather support to have his son freed.

‘F--k him up’: Accused child abductor’s threat to dad

premium_icon ‘F--k him up’: Accused child abductor’s threat to dad

One of the men accused of running a child abduction ring allegedly stalked one of the fathers and made threats that he would put him in hospital.

‘Incredibly challenging’: Bushfire recovery a long haul

premium_icon ‘Incredibly challenging’: Bushfire recovery a long haul

AS NSW continues to burn, the State Bushfire Recovery Co-ordinator Euan Ferguson said patience is the key to resilience.

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