Coffs Harbour rodeo gets cancelled

WASHED OUT: The fifth round of the Xtreme Bulls Pro Series in Coffs Harbour has been cancelled.

Xtreme Bulls Pro Series Coffs Harbour round washed out

Hotel manager charged in pub raid uncovering drugs

Coffs Clarence Police have executed a search warrant on the Coast Hotel as part of an ongoing investigation into the supply of prohibited drugs in the city.

Police release vision of search warrant served on the Coast Hotel

Charges laid after golf cart rampage and exposure

Golf cart decked out in pink for the day. Photo Quintin Maddern / Western Star

Coffs Harbour man charged after he went on a golf cart rampage






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Fuel price hike 'a correction'

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Coffs Harbour hardware store to shut doors at weekend

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Search warrant served on The Coast Hotel - Coffs Harbour

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Coffs Clarence police have this afternoon served a search warrant on The Coast...

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Police raid on Coast Hotel

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Police raid on Coast Hotel

Coffs Clarence police have this afternoon served a search warrant on The Coast Hotel as part of an investigation into the supply of prohibited drugs in the Coffs Harbour and Grafton areas.

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Pat Rafter's $18m Coast home proves hot property

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Holden names the day its final Australian car will be built

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