Regional News

Mon 14 Jan 2019

Thrash metal classics to be played by metal titans

Thrash metal classics to be played by metal titans

THE Cavalera brothers are returning to Australia with a surprise.

Find out how medicinal cannabis can help you

Find out how medicinal cannabis can help you

WORKSHOPS will discuss medicine, health and the law.

Fri 11 Jan 2019

Water restrictions in place with no rain in sight

Water restrictions in place with no rain in sight

KYOGLE and Richmond Valley Council's have applied water restrictions.

VIDEO: Burst main shoots water into the sky

VIDEO: Burst main shoots water into the sky

IT IS not known exactly how much water was lost during the five hours it took to repair the damage.

Wed 9 Jan 2019

RAAF's historic flight grounded ... what a fizzer

RAAF's historic flight grounded ... what a fizzer

Hundreds turned out locally for the flight that never came.

Toddler was blue when pulled from holiday park pool

Toddler was blue when pulled from holiday park pool

AN 'absolute hero' revived a two year old boy who was found in a holiday park pool at Byron Bay.

Tue 8 Jan 2019

One man taken to hospital after caravan rollover

One man taken to hospital after caravan rollover

TRAFFIC on the Summerland Way near Casino is affected in both directions after a crash this afternoon.

UPDATE: Motorcyclist, 40, airlifted after collision with car

UPDATE: Motorcyclist, 40, airlifted after collision with car

Traffic in both directions has been impacted on the Pacific Highway following the two-vehicle collision this afternoon, with emergency services responding

Mon 7 Jan 2019

80 bikies gather, but police can only find one issue

80 bikies gather, but police can only find one issue

AN OUTLAW motorcycle gang was holding one of their annual events on the weekend when they were stopped by police.

Sat 5 Jan 2019

One dead, five injured in crash

One dead, five injured in crash

ONE person is dead and five have been left injured after a horrific two-vehicle head-on collision on the north of Grafton.

Fri 4 Jan 2019

Baby girl suffers burns after shower accident

Baby girl suffers burns after shower accident

IT IS understood the girl's older sibling turned off the cold water, causing severe burns to the one-year-old girl's back.

Death in water tank sparks warning to bosses

Death in water tank sparks warning to bosses

BOSSES are being urged to do more to protect employees as SafeWork NSW investigates a number of fatalities in 2018 involving working in confined spaces.

Thu 3 Jan 2019

Woman trapped after car rolls down embankment

Woman trapped after car rolls down embankment

A WOMAN in her 60s has been taken to Lismore Base Hospital after the two-vehicle crash.

Sharks spotted, beaches closed but chopper patrols cancelled

Sharks spotted, beaches closed but chopper patrols cancelled

SUMMER holidays are in full swing and swimmers are flocking to our beaches, but authorities are urging people to be "shark smart".

Wed 2 Jan 2019

PHOTOS: Wildest looks from Falls Festival

PHOTOS: Wildest looks from Falls Festival

WHAT'S a music and arts festival without some weird and wonderful get-ups — and this year’s Byron Bay’s popular Falls Festival was no exception.

Traffic eases after four-car collision on Pacific Highway

Traffic eases after four-car collision on Pacific Highway

EMERGENCY services have responded to the collision north of Harwood this afternoon, with the collision adding to already heavy holiday traffic conditions

Boy, 6, rushed to hospital after being burnt by hot coolant

Boy, 6, rushed to hospital after being burnt by hot coolant

THE rescue helicopter was initially called to the scene where two people were burnt by the liquid.

Tue 1 Jan 2019

WATCH: Take a tour of Pacific Highway upgrade

WATCH: Take a tour of Pacific Highway upgrade

WORK on the Woolgoolga to Ballina Pacific Highway upgrade has hit the 50 per cent mark, with completion due in 2020.

EXPLAINED: Major changes coming in 2019

EXPLAINED: Major changes coming in 2019

The New Year is nearly upon us, and with it another raft of changes to fees, taxes, rules and laws. Here’s what you need to know.

Man killed in horror crash as car catches fire

Man killed in horror crash as car catches fire

THE car crashed and caught on fire at Casino early this morning, trapping two people inside as a third person managed to escape the burning wreckage.

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