Regional News

Wed 15 Aug 2018

'Each day is more golden': MOL's gift to embattled local

'Each day is more golden': MOL's gift to embattled local

Community bands together to help Tweed man after surfing accident

Man flown to hospital after being kicked in head by cow

Man flown to hospital after being kicked in head by cow

A man was kicked in the head by a cow on a Northern Rivers property

BUSHFIRE WARNING: Residents advised to enact their plans

BUSHFIRE WARNING: Residents advised to enact their plans

THE status of a fire which began around Mothersoles Rd at Ellangowan has been upgraded to Watch and Act.

Tue 14 Aug 2018

Foxtel to launch Australia's first 4k channel

Foxtel to launch Australia's first 4k channel

AUSTRALIANS will finally be able to tune into next-generation television broadcasts later this year.

Family ask why police stopped searching for Damien so soon

Family ask why police stopped searching for Damien so soon

"WE HOPE that the emergency services involved will review their roles in the context of wilderness searches to improve their involvement in future emergencies."

Why Jeffrey couldn’t have shot himself

Why Jeffrey couldn’t have shot himself

NEW tests done at a world-class ballistics site have found a man who police believe “accidentally’’ killed himself with a shotgun could not have held the weapon

How to ease housing cost pressures

How to ease housing cost pressures

THE cost of housing price pressure could be eased if new migrants were encouraged to settle in rural or regional centres, according to one former Prime Minister

Mon 13 Aug 2018

Cattle trapped after truck rolls in ditch near Casino

Cattle trapped after truck rolls in ditch near Casino

SOME of the cattle had to be euthanased at the scene of the crash.

The letter you don’t want to get

The letter you don’t want to get

IF YOU get this letter in the mail from the tax man, you could be in big trouble. But “don’t panic”, says one expert. Here’s what you need to do.

COLD SNAP: Northern Rivers town gets down to zero degrees

COLD SNAP: Northern Rivers town gets down to zero degrees

AFTER the spring-like weather yesterday, getting out of bed this Monday morning was a struggle.

Sun 12 Aug 2018

TRAGIC SEARCH: Friends find missing man's body

TRAGIC SEARCH: Friends find missing man's body

"THE community is both saddened but relieved to have closure. The family is in mourning."

Fri 10 Aug 2018

Motorcyclist injured, highway closed after crash

Motorcyclist injured, highway closed after crash

All northbound laned of the Pacific Highway have been closed after a second crash on the Pacific Hwy

Truck plunges into cane field after Pacific Highway crash

Truck plunges into cane field after Pacific Highway crash

One northbound lane at Stotts Creek has reopened after a truck crash this afternoon

Cliff face scoured in perilous search for missing man

Cliff face scoured in perilous search for missing man

RESCUE volunteers are sweeping a cliff face near Nimbin in an ongoing search for missing man Damien Roadley.

Sara Huegill has shoplifting charges dropped

Sara Huegill has shoplifting charges dropped

THE wife of former Olympic swimmer Geoff Huegill faced court today after she was accused of stealing a pair of $2500 leather pants.

Bixby, the virtual assistant, could become your friend

Bixby, the virtual assistant, could become your friend

Bixby can order you a taxi, tell you about concert schedules and book a table at a restaurant.

Tragedy strikes dad while on dream holiday

Tragedy strikes dad while on dream holiday

JUST a few weeks ago Peter Collings and his partner embarked on an incredible adventure in their caravan. But now he's in a critical condition in hospital.

Thu 9 Aug 2018

'Always hopeful': Search for missing man is 'horrendous'

'Always hopeful': Search for missing man is 'horrendous'

THE man's brother has thanked all those who have been involved in the search so far, which is taking place in "extremely difficult" conditions.

Whole state gripped by ‘one of worst droughts’

Whole state gripped by ‘one of worst droughts’

INTERACTIVE: THE entire state is now gripped in one of the worst droughts on record in which livestock have starved to death en masse.

Wed 8 Aug 2018

Leopard seal washes up on Ballina beach

Leopard seal washes up on Ballina beach

Beach goers were warned to not approch a Leopard seal who had washed up in Ballina earlier today.

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