Regional News

Thu 9 Apr 2020

Expert’s warning for parents during coronavirus pandemic

premium_icon Expert’s warning for parents during coronavirus pandemic

There will be a tsunami of mental health issues in youths due to the coronavirus pandemic and it will last for years

Coronavirus numbers hit 51 in Northern NSW

premium_icon Coronavirus numbers hit 51 in Northern NSW

THE Byron and Tweed shires hold the lion’s share of cases in Northern NSW.

INXS museum, new subdivision on list of paused projects

premium_icon INXS museum, new subdivision on list of paused projects

SOME of Ballina Council’s biggest projects have been put on hold in an effort to free up millions of dollars.

Cross-Border Commissioner says closing NSW won’t help

premium_icon Cross-Border Commissioner says closing NSW won’t help

“THE rules are very clear. The restrictions … prohibit people coming on holidays.”

'Fake' cop's alleged coronavirus move at Casino supermarket

premium_icon 'Fake' cop's alleged coronavirus move at Casino supermarket

THE 62-year-old man will attend court later this year after allegedly impersonating a federal police officer.

Help Casino’s ‘little princess’ get life saving surgery

premium_icon Help Casino’s ‘little princess’ get life saving surgery

Eight-year-old Tyirra-Lee McGrady has spent four years undergoing multiple operations on her brain tumour.

LOCAL HEALTH JOBS: Work in cleaning, nursing, security

premium_icon LOCAL HEALTH JOBS: Work in cleaning, nursing, security

APPLY for a casual job on offer with the Northern NSW Local Health District.

REVEALED: Future-proofing the Ballina-Byron Gateway Airport

premium_icon REVEALED: Future-proofing the Ballina-Byron Gateway Airport

AIRPORT manager Julie Sewart said staff were working hard to plan for predicted loss of airport revenues.

260 council childcare centres rescued and preschool’s free

premium_icon 260 council childcare centres rescued and preschool’s free

Mass closure of council childcare centres has been avoided and preschool will be free for six months under a $133 million state government rescue package.

NORPA secures four-year funding

premium_icon NORPA secures four-year funding

THE Federal Government confirmed $1,295,000 over four years for NORPA from 2021.

EXPERT TIPS: Best way to do your shopping during pandemic

premium_icon EXPERT TIPS: Best way to do your shopping during pandemic

HOW often should you sanitise your hands? Can the virus survive on items you’ve brought home? We get all your questions answered.

NAMED: Shocking white collar crimes on the Northern Rivers

premium_icon NAMED: Shocking white collar crimes on the Northern Rivers

REVEALED: We name the white collar criminals who have secretly stolen thousands of dollars from others.

North Coast rugby team hit hard by restrictions

premium_icon North Coast rugby team hit hard by restrictions

PLAYER recruitment and retention will be an issue for this team during the coronavirus pandemic.

How do we reset the tourism industry?

premium_icon How do we reset the tourism industry?

“AMONG the chaos and devastation from this global health crisis, an opportunity exists that we would never have thought possible.”

Wed 8 Apr 2020

STUCK AT HOME: 25 creative writing worksheets for children

premium_icon STUCK AT HOME: 25 creative writing worksheets for children

NEED some stimulation for your children? These activities will inspire them to write.

Police threaten to fine Gold Coast surfers at Tweed beaches

premium_icon Police threaten to fine Gold Coast surfers at Tweed beaches

Gold Coast surfers and beachgoers have been targeted by NSW police and community leaders ahead of the Easter long weekend.

'Give us a break, don’t take one': Coronavirus tourism plea

premium_icon 'Give us a break, don’t take one': Coronavirus tourism plea

There is a resounding message from health officials and community leaders in the Tweed about these Easter holidays.

36 shark sightings in 3 days

36 shark sightings in 3 days

BAIT fish are bringing sharks closer to shore at North Coast beaches, surf lifesavers have warned.

Killer to be sentenced over stabbing at park

premium_icon Killer to be sentenced over stabbing at park

THE man killed a father and left his son critically injured after a violent brawl in 2017.

‘It's like saying pubs are open but... we can fine you’

premium_icon ‘It's like saying pubs are open but... we can fine you’

BYRON Shire’s mayor explains why he wants the NSW border closed, even if it’s just for the Easter period.

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