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Fri 13 Dec 2019

How Falls Festival organisers plan on keeping people cool

premium_icon How Falls Festival organisers plan on keeping people cool

About 25,000 campers will descend on Byron for Falls Festival at one of the hottest times of the year

Rain helps fireys, but more needed

Rain helps fireys, but more needed

THE much-needed rain is a mixed blessing on the fireground, with cloudy conditions causing problems for aviation support.

‘Absolutely fantastic’: Surf lifesavers’ impressive victory

premium_icon ‘Absolutely fantastic’: Surf lifesavers’ impressive victory

THE Far North Coast surf lifesaving team has won the country titles for the seventh year in a row.

Take a peek inside three award-winning North Coast homes

premium_icon Take a peek inside three award-winning North Coast homes

TWO Northern Rivers building designers have taken out awards for their work on the houses.

Resort’s future is connected to culture, nature and wellness

premium_icon Resort’s future is connected to culture, nature and wellness

NEW executive at a prestigious resort thinks the secret to further success is in connection to rainforest, indigenous culture and wellness

Collaborative new exhibition sails into Lismore

premium_icon Collaborative new exhibition sails into Lismore

National travelling exhibition featuring boats re-purposed by regional artists arrives in Lismore

Meet the woman taking her mum overseas to die

premium_icon Meet the woman taking her mum overseas to die

"SHE called me and said she wanted to end her life... of course I was very conflicted and upset".

Risks too ‘significant’ to give stabbing accused bail

premium_icon Risks too ‘significant’ to give stabbing accused bail

A WOMAN charged with stabbing a North Coast school teacher will spend Christmas in prison.

Thu 12 Dec 2019

Give new life to pre-loved toys

Give new life to pre-loved toys

NORTHERN Rivers residents are urged to shop for pre-loved toys this Christmas

$1.2m plan to block water for drought stricken farmers

premium_icon $1.2m plan to block water for drought stricken farmers

Water may be dammed in a NSW river at risk of running dry to give drought stricken farmers who have had to watch environmental flows flood past them a reprieve.

Do you need company this Christmas?

Do you need company this Christmas?

IF YOU are homeless, alone or in need of company on Christmas Day, The Winsome and Lismore Soup Kitchen would like to invite you to join them for lunch

GIG GUIDE: Entertainment on offer for the next week

premium_icon GIG GUIDE: Entertainment on offer for the next week

THERE’S plenty on offer around the region from tomorrow.

New film tells Suzi Q’s story

premium_icon New film tells Suzi Q’s story

Suzi Quatro is ready to re-claim her crown in the new documentary Suzi Q – the definitive, unexpurgated story of the girl from Detroit City who...

How much rain was that, and what’s yet to come?

premium_icon How much rain was that, and what’s yet to come?

There were widely varying falls across the region overnight.

New pizza, wine bar is dream come true for best mates

premium_icon New pizza, wine bar is dream come true for best mates

They’ve brought a piece of Italy and Melbourne to a North Coast beachside village.

Wed 11 Dec 2019

'Fly high, beautiful boy': Tributes to man killed in crash

'Fly high, beautiful boy': Tributes to man killed in crash

FAMILY and friends are devastated by the loss of a much-loved 25-year-old man, who was killed in a tragic crash near Lismore.

Ballina grandmother chooses 'dignified, graceful' death

premium_icon Ballina grandmother chooses 'dignified, graceful' death

"I've had enough and am quite ready to go. I have a strong body and am likely to live for a long time, just getting more and more unable to care for myself."

Woman accused of stabbing teacher applies for bail

premium_icon Woman accused of stabbing teacher applies for bail

A 32-YEAR-OLD woman accused of stabbing a teacher at Byron Bay Public School has had her matter heard in court.

Norpa unveils 2020 season

premium_icon Norpa unveils 2020 season

The arts company has announced 12 shows to visit Lismore next year

The absolute joy of sharing your garden

The absolute joy of sharing your garden

ENJOYING the trees and plants from someone else’s garden while out in your own is known as borrowed scenery and it’s nice to know we can all be part of sharing the...

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