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Wed 14 Apr 2021

Vital justice advocacy service to have funding scrapped by June

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Justice Advocacy Service offers support to people with cognitive impairment at court.

Man’s violent tirade against partner was over $10 note

Premium Content Man’s violent tirade against partner was over $10 note

The 25-year-old has pleaded guilty to a host of domestic violence offences.

Man charged over break-in awaits police response to subpoena

Premium Content Man charged over break-in awaits police response to subpoena

Police will allege luxury watches, a motorbike and alcohol were among the goods stolen.

Tue 13 Apr 2021

‘Great seafarer’: Daughter’s tribute after boat tragedy

Premium Content ‘Great seafarer’: Daughter’s tribute after boat tragedy

The Ballina local lost his life after falling over board at the Ballina bar on Tuesday morning.

Lifeguard’s warning after notorious Ballina bar takes a life

Premium Content Lifeguard’s warning after notorious Ballina bar takes a life

Boaties are being warned about the deceiving appearance of the entry into the Richmond River.

Second Aussie case of blood clot linked to Astra jab

Premium Content Second Aussie case of blood clot linked to Astra jab

A second case involving an Aussie recipient of the AstraZeneca vaccine has emerged as the government won’t be buying Johnson & Johnson’s jab.

Major mobile outage affects parts of Northern Rivers

Premium Content Major mobile outage affects parts of Northern Rivers

The provider has indicated service may not be restored until Wednesday.

Families sick of road being used as a ‘racetrack’

Premium Content Families sick of road being used as a ‘racetrack’

‘I don’t think they realised how close they were to death.’ A car surfing stunt went wrong for a group of teenagers on Monday afternoon.

Fresh plan to create ‘Hollywood of the South Pacific’

Premium Content Fresh plan to create ‘Hollywood of the South Pacific’

The movie industry has injected a quarter of a billion dollars in the Gold Coast’s economy with a proposal to build the southern hemisphere’s biggest studio.

Man charged twice over one alleged COVID breach, court hears

Premium Content Man charged twice over one alleged COVID breach, court hears

The accused said he doesn’t know why he was charged with a fresh offence over the same alleged act.

Alleged cop biter to be extradited from Queensland for trial

Premium Content Alleged cop biter to be extradited from Queensland for trial

**WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT** A South Lismore man is accused of biting the ear of an off-duty police officer.

Temperatures set to drop below average in parts of region

Premium Content Temperatures set to drop below average in parts of region

Brrr – there’s going to be some cold mornings this week.

Jobs on offer ahead of 2021 Australian Census

Premium Content Jobs on offer ahead of 2021 Australian Census

The Australian Bureau of Statistics is currently recruiting to help deliver the 2021 Census.

Elderly residents left traumatised by road rage

Premium Content Elderly residents left traumatised by road rage

‘So traumatised that she will not go out again’: Ballina Shire Council to address reports of verbal abuse.

Crack down on illegal campers fornicating at popular lookout

Premium Content Crack down on illegal campers fornicating at popular lookout

Frustrated Lennox Head rangers say the tourist spot is overrun by campers littering, ‘fornicating’ and publicly defecating.

Mon 12 Apr 2021

Best of Byron shire: Nominate the Best Bakery now

Best of Byron shire: Nominate the Best Bakery now

Which is the best bakery in Byron shire? Nominations are now open to find the region's top bakery.

Love it or hate it: New proposal could see Lake pool reopen

Premium Content Love it or hate it: New proposal could see Lake pool reopen

To close it or save it? The pool issue has been divisive – and now it’s back on the council agenda.

Film shoot to close popular coastal road

Premium Content Film shoot to close popular coastal road

Filming on the Northern Rivers will cause a temporary closure to a popular local road.

Alert: Shark spotted at popular beach two days in a row

Premium Content Alert: Shark spotted at popular beach two days in a row

An unknown species has been seen at the beach around the same time both mornings.

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