Boardwalk fix a step closer to completion

ALMOST THERE: Coffs Harbour International Marina manager Elise Currey is hopeful the boardwalk to Muttonbird Island will finish in time for the Christmas holidays.

After months of delays a finish date for the marina boardwalk nears

Major congestion on Pacific Hwy marks start to holidays

Heavy traffic marks the start of school holidays

Coffs region is hot property

The region’s housing market is looking up, with projects on the radar in Tannum Sands and Boyne Island.

Units and houses are both pulling strong returns for Coffs






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The perfect breakfast for losing weight

This breakfast tastes so good you won't even notice it's super healthy

Get fit for summer with Sally: Workout #3

Sally Fitzgibbons has joined us in our quest for a healthier region.

Week three of our twelve part series is sure to whip you into shape

FRI Sep 23: Kick the Kilos leaderboard

Kick the kilos dinkus

BUNDY has taken second place on the per capita table.

Coffs Harbour well represented in fitness challenge

They're off for the start of the 5km event in the Coffs Harbour Running Festival. 4 September 2016 Photo: Brad Greenshields/Coffs Coast Advocate

Coffs Harbour off to a flyer in Kick the Kilos.

WED Sep 21: Kick the Kilos leaderboard

Summerland Catalogue Distributors is looking for walkers to deliver the Echo.

NEW South Wales needs to kick it up a gear.

TUES Sept 20: Kick the Kilos leaderboard

HERE'S today's leaderboard, folks!

MON Sept 19: Kick the Kilos leaderboard

Join in our Kick the Kilos challenge!

ON SATURDAY we launched our Kick the Kilos challenge.

Daughter's dying wish leads to another Transplant Games

"YOU can't take your organs with you, but you can give someone a second chance at life.”

SOLD: Historic hotel finds new owner

Post Office Hotel Grafton

Photo Adam Hourigan / The Daily Examiner

Pub in new hands and heading in a brand new direction

'Told you so' moment over shark net failures

Shark nets have failed in both Lennox Head and Ballina.

'To no one's surprise the nets did not work'

OZ-founding rebel 'never learned his lesson'

OZ co-founder and Byron Bay resident Richard Neville has died at age 74.

Ballina MP pays tribute to OZ founder Richard Neville who died at 74

Voters bite back in elections 'over greyhound ban'

Swings away from the Coalition in the NSW local elections have been blamed on Premier Mike Baird's greyhound racing ban.

Greyhound racing ban blamed for swings in local elections

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Classic car auction draws buyers from US, Dubai

AN unreserved auction of classic cars from a museum near Toowoomba is drawing inquiries from across the world.

Will Coast man find love with The Bachelorette?

NATURAL JOKER: Caloundra's Aaron Brady, who features in the new season of The Bachelorette, pictured with his bulldog Alby.

COAST bachelor hopes to make a good first impression on Georgia.

Get revved up for a night at the drive-in

Drive on movies.

A pop-up drive in is coming to the Coffs Harbour Racing Club.

Jimmy Barnes names date for North Coast show

Rock legend Jimmy Barnes will be performing at Grafton's Saraton Theatre in December.

Legendary rocker to bring his story to local stage

Talk of revolt as fishers drown in bureaucracy

The fishing industry says NSW's already diminutive domestic seafood intake is about to drop even further.

Imported muck on menu as NSW fishers forced from jobs

Bald-faced banana benders eye NSW businesses

QUEENSLAND CALLING: They want NSW businesses to move up north.

Queensland Premier launches shameless plan to steal NSW businesses

Underpaid blueberry pickers forced to work 36 days straight

Blueberry farm

WORKERS on a Coffs Coast farm were forced to work 36 days straight

Woolworths' "sneaky" reaction to people buying other milk

Woolworths is accused of being "sneaky" for selling its own range of "Farmers' Own Milk" to make money off shoppers who are opting not to buy Woolworths' brand of milk.

The product’s label shows it is actually produced by Woolworths.

Tips to shorten your cash cycle

STAYING AFLOAT: Proactive measures can help your business’s ability to grow during prosperous times and difficult ones.

Tips to shorten your cash cycle

Social responsibility is smart business

GIVING BACK: Providing scholarships is one example of corporate social responsibility.

Social responsibility is smart business

Chevrolet Equinox

2018 Chevrolet Equinox SUV has been revealed, with Holden saying it will be sold in Australia in 2017 as part of its SUV line-up.Photo: Contributed

Holden's new mid-sIZe SUV for 2017 will be based on the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox SUV...

Samsung Family Hub

Jeremy Senior, Head of Home Appliances at Samsung Electronics Australia at the launch of the Samsung Family Hub fridge

Photos from the launch of the Samsung Family Hub fridge

2016 Emmy Awards red carpet

Sophie Turner arrives at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles.

The stars of the small screen arrive at the 68th annual Emmy Awards in Los...

Emerald Beach house fire

Fire burned through a two-storey duplex at Emerald Beach Heights Rd, Emerald Beach overnight.

Fire burned through a two-storey duplex at Emerald Beach Heights Rd, Emerald Beach...

Bring Me the Horizon dazzles Brisbane

Bring Me The Horizon tear up at Riverstage in Brisbane on their 'That's The Spirit'.

The sound production was also outstanding and crystal clear with the guitar tones...

Samsung Family Hub fridge

Nutritionist Jacqueline Alwill, of Brown Paper Bag fame, talks about some of her favourite features of the Samsung Family Hub smart fridge.

Nutritionist Jacqueline Alwill talks about some of her favourite features of the...

Samsung Family Hub launch

All the action from the Launch of the new Samsung Family Hub

iPhone 7 Plus put to test

The Sydney Opera House, taken with an iPhone 7 Plus.

A video and photo montage created using an iPhone 7 Plus featuring the Sydney...

Gruen star discovers the body's limits in new hit TV show

Todd Sampson tries out MMA fighting during TV series BodyHack.

Gruen star pushes the limits in new TV series

How to keep your relationship afloat

It can take work to keep your love alive.

Al relationships hit rough seas, here's how to say above the waves

How lab-grown meat is already here

Ngai Tahu Farming CEO Andrew Priest has tasted the future

All-new Volkswagen Tiguan SUV road test and review

Volkswagen’s long-awaited Tiguan SUV update is bigger, bolder and blingier than its predecessor

All-new mid-size SUV ready to boost VW sales

Hidden gem: Traditional farming in the the Netherlands

Traditional Limburg-style homes are on show at Nonke Buusjke in the Netherlands.

This farm uses techniques that are thousands of years-old

OPINION: Believe me mate, I'm on 'hiss' side

Greg Bray.

Close encounter breeds new level of understanding with snakes

Deftones return to Australia with string of dates

Deftones are back in town. Photo Contributed

World renowned nu-metal pioneers return

How the Gruen guy's t-shirts took on a life of their own

Documentary filmmaker and Gruen panellist Todd Sampson.

What started out as simple workwear has become a trademark

Disney pulls costume for cultural appropriation

Disney has taken a costume off shelves out of respect for Islanders

UPDATE: Former rodeo champ's sale rained out, now back on

Larkhill local Ken Consiglio is having an auction of most of the things on his property.

'People kept showing up and we had to turn them away'

Couple build their own 'tiny house' for $45k

Holly Bowen and Oli Bucher built their "tiny house" themselves, only hiring a plumber and an electrician. Photo/supplied

The house, which is built on a trailer and can be towed.

Sunshine Beach property breaks real estate record

The property overlooks Sunshine Beach, as the backyard lawn meets the sand.

Sunshine Beach mansion sale smashes real estate record

Peppers Airlie Beach put on the market

ON THE MARKET: Peppers Airlie Beach is being for recievership sale by CBRE Hotels and PRD Nationwide Airlie Beach.

Peppers Airlie Beach is being offered for sale.

3500 jobs on the way with new $950 million resort

Residential, tourist, community, and open space on Hummock Hill Island.

PROPERTY developers plan to begin construction next year.

Claims of property collapse in six weeks 'silly' say banks

Residential and comercial buildings under construction in Sydney's CBD, Monday, June 2, 2014. House prices have suffered their largest monthly fall in five years, with the federal budget a likely contributor.

Fears raised that banks' overly cautious over foreign investment

Mining contract firm expands to Papua New Guinea and WA

CQ Field Mining general manager Dean Scott (right) and his staff at Paget (from left) Danny Chrzanowski, Liam Keighran, Jason Holt, Julie Hope, Kirsty Head, Sara Aston and Sharon McLean.

Almost 100 applicants as expansion opens new job opportunities

Female only job listing rubs men up the wrong way

The ad on Seek.

Comments on social media suggest the ad is "sexist”.

Go to jail ... if you want a job

Prisons around New South Wales require hundreds more officers.

More than 1400 positions to be created

$70b opportunity to make us $3000 a year better off

Report reveals potential to power Australia's biggest employers

Virtual reality used to engage unemployed young people

National Job Link uses virtual reality about working in the real world to engage young people unemployed or disassociated from school.

"If you can build their confidence, they can do anything,”

The fact your boss should know about you but doesn't...

A study has established something interesting about Aussie workers

Holden reveals all-new Equinox SUV is Australia bound

COMING SOON: Chevrolet reveals its global Equinox SUV model and Holden quickly confirms we'll be seeing it in Australia in 2017.

2017 arrival for Captiva replacement

WATCH: How to get a council to fix your road

New South Wales farmer Kate Broughton standing on a road that use to be able to handle a school bus but is barely used these days due to the condition of the road and lack of maintenance and repair.

Farming family uses video submission to get council to fix road

Why this man is selling his 130 rare, prestige cars

NICE RIDE: Roy Gorring is selling off the Queensland Auto Museum's collection of cars.

More than a hundred people browsed the 130 cars

Stars' Cars - The Block's Ben Toyne and Andy Sutherland

BUILDING BLOCKS: Best mates Ben Toyne and Andy Sutherland take a break from The Block to tell us about their motoring pasts and presents

The boys from The Block talking cars

More style, less utility: Toyota C-HR small SUV coming

C-HR CROSSOVER: Ready for Toyota to get even stronger in Australia's SUV market? Japanese giant prepares to finally launch a small SUV on our shores

Baby SUV crossover arriving early in 2017