Regional News

Tue 26 May 2020

Ditch your PJs, put a ball gown and help Our Kids

premium_icon Ditch your PJs, put a ball gown and help Our Kids

Our Kids Northern Rivers is taking their popular winter ball online to raise valuable funds for paediatric care.

4WD activity resumes on Ballina beaches

4WD activity resumes on Ballina beaches

Crown Lands NSW has decided to keep some beach access points closed until further notice.

'NIGHTMARE': Family's fresh plea over Theo's disappearance

'NIGHTMARE': Family's fresh plea over Theo's disappearance

"WE MISS our son tremendously and together, we must find out what happened to him."

Ship off North Coast assessed after containers lost

premium_icon Ship off North Coast assessed after containers lost

A SHIP has lost about 40 containers and others are protruding from both sides.

Four decades in printing leads to new career as an artist

premium_icon Four decades in printing leads to new career as an artist

“IT’S a great relief for me for galleries to be opening up again.”

Charities slammed at bushfire response inquiry

premium_icon Charities slammed at bushfire response inquiry

The disastrous fire season that devastated NSW and Victoria was made worse by a stingy charity response, the opening of the bushfires royal commission has heard.

Northern NSW hospitals boost elective surgery capacity

premium_icon Northern NSW hospitals boost elective surgery capacity

THIS is good news for any residents on the waiting list for elective surgery.

Whale watching tour operators face uncertain season

premium_icon Whale watching tour operators face uncertain season

THESE amazing creatures are already been spotted off our coast, but can people get up close this year?

Taco time: Ballina’s new Mexican obsession

premium_icon Taco time: Ballina’s new Mexican obsession

Bob’s Tacos is a new entry on the Northern Rivers food scene, focusing on bringing an authentic Mexican experience to Ballina.

Mon 25 May 2020

Drivers reminded to stay safe when in school zones

premium_icon Drivers reminded to stay safe when in school zones

STUDENTS across NSW are returning to school this week as COVID-19 restrictions begin lift.

Huge swell pummels Northern NSW coast

premium_icon Huge swell pummels Northern NSW coast

SURFERS and daredevils rushed to local beaches over the weekend to take advantage of huge waves pounding the coast.

‘What the f--k is that?’ UFO sighting shocks locals

premium_icon ‘What the f--k is that?’ UFO sighting shocks locals

THE object was “spinning, turning and tossing”, but then things got even weirder.

Government-leased Ballina property sells for $870,001

premium_icon Government-leased Ballina property sells for $870,001

THE property, which hosts Northern NSW Local Health offices, received more than 130 enquiries.

Three big DAs on Ballina council's agenda this week

premium_icon Three big DAs on Ballina council's agenda this week

MAJOR changes to a public school, a new skate park and a waste facility are on the agenda at this week's council meeting.

Woman suffers serious injuries in Alstonville crash

premium_icon Woman suffers serious injuries in Alstonville crash

RESCUE crews worked to free the woman from her car after a crash with a truck on the Bruxner Highway.

‘Cult’ leader’s bizarre instructions revealed

premium_icon ‘Cult’ leader’s bizarre instructions revealed

SECRET emails have revealed a swim teacher – referred to as the reincarnation of Winston Churchill – has been leading Universal Medicine members in England.

Surfer 'bashed against rocks', rescue crews called

premium_icon Surfer 'bashed against rocks', rescue crews called

THE rescue helicopter, surf life savers, police and paramedics have been called to a popular North Coast surfing spot this morning.

Why there’s a craze for medicinal mushrooms

premium_icon Why there’s a craze for medicinal mushrooms

FANCY some mushroom in your coffee? It might sound offputting but it could have significant health benefits.

$6 million plan for future of Lennox Head

premium_icon $6 million plan for future of Lennox Head

BIG changes are on the cards for this seaside village -- check out the plans.

Only one parent to attend games as kids’ sport restarts

premium_icon Only one parent to attend games as kids’ sport restarts

Children’s sport is set to resume but just one parent will be encouraged to attend sporting events, grandparents will be told to stay away and huddles will be...

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