Where is the newest property hotspot?

New apartment development being snapped up by locals.

Great things happen to good people

HAPPINESS: Advocate reader strikes a chord telling us to focus on the positives of life on the Coffs Coast. We agree.

What's got the Coffs Coast talking?

A Super Tonic to start the day

The Brett Bellamy trained Super Tonic races away to win the opening race of the day at Coffs Harbour after jockey Raymond Spokes found a great lane using the inside cutaway.

Coffs trainer rates today's first start winner Super Tonic highly.


Ballet slippers are packed in suitcases as the Melbourne Ballet Company is on the move and coming to the Coffs Coast.

On your toes . . .

Ballet slippers are packed in suitcases as the Melbourne Ballet Company is on the move and coming to the Coffs Coast.





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'BIG MISTAKE': Caravan owners forced to leave

RADIO personality Neil Marks said he believes the NSW Crown Holiday Park Trust have made a mistake when it comes to the eviction of caravan park tenants.

Backyard treasures to be found

Better Homes and Garden presenter Tara Dennis with Bangalow Exchange Design Gallery Director Paula Bannan.

Better Home and Gardens in the Northern Rivers

Urgent main repair interrupts water supply

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Water supply interrupted due to urgent water main repair

Grant endures as legs power him closer to journey end

POWERING ON: Grant Rawlinson is cycling to Coffs Harbour as part of his human powered journey from Singapore to New Zealand.

Epic show of human strength and endurance to hit Coffs

Blueberries help property market boom

RURAL MARKET: Elders sale agent Terry Deefholts, Norman Arkan and rural sales agent Angus McDonald.

Growth in the rural property market

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Challenge for cyclists of all levels and ages

A CALL has been put out to all cycling professionals, enthusiasts and eager bike-goers to grab their helmets for another fun C.ex McDonald's Cycle Challenge.

New developments announced for Curryfest

TASTE TREATS: New developments for Curryfest 2017.

Fresh ideas and developments show no sign of slowing down.

Bundy mum blogging to get families offline

FAMILY FUN: Deonie Crowther is holding family craft sessions at the Windmill Cafe in Bargara.

Crafty projects a hit with parents and children

Take luxury food, wine tour around Toowoomba

FOODIE CULTURE: Emily Moon (left) and Cheryse Bliesner with the Hummer used for Toowoomba's Luxury Food and Wine Tour.

It is designed to highlight the best produce the region has to offer

Office comfort on show

INDUSTRY BRIEFING: The All Office and Business ergonomic showcase.

Latest in ergonomic and rehabilitation furniture and accessories.

Physio to see when you get a Hardaker of an injury

Aaron Hardaker of Mid North Coast Physiotherapy.

Coffs Coast physio named a finalist in national awards

New premises for Urunga Vet Clinic

New premises for the team at Urunga Veterinary Clinic.

Dedicated to the pets of the Coffs Coast

State Budget delivers for business

The State Budget will deliver a number of initiatives to aid small business.

Funds and concessions for small business in State Budget

The chamber president's report

Coffs Harbour Chamber of Commerce President George Cecato with committee members Michael Lockman, Dene Zahner and Martin Wells.

Recap on a big year for the Coffs Harbour Chamber of Commerce.

Soldiering for local retail

KEEP IT LOCAL: Woolgoolga RSL Sub Branch is working with Australasian Institute of Business and Enterprise Facilitators to support local veterans and businesses.

Win-win for vets, business.

NCF - Boambee v Urunga

The Urunga Raiders scored two second half goals to collect the three points against the Boambee Bombers. North Coast Football soccer 25 June 2017 Ayrshire Park

The Urunga Raiders scored two second half goals to collect the three points against...

Lightning gala awards night

Stephen and Kellie Holdsworth at the Caloundra Event Centre for the Sunshine Coast Lightning end of season gala event.

Lightning gala awards night

Samsung's The Frame turns television into art

The launch of The Frame by Samsung.

The Frame, by Samsung, promises to bring art to a whole new generation. The new...

Are we a nation of non-believers?

Almost 30% of us don't practice a religion.

Almost 30% of us say we have no religion.

Kyrgios hits back at sledge

Criticised over mental game.

Journalist says he doesn't have a "mental" game.

Nintendo is releasing the Super NES classic console

Miniature version of SNES console, with 21 pre-installed classic games.

'I will spend a lifetime missing her deeply'

SAGE Beaumont was lovingly tucked into bed, happy and healthy. The adorable toddler with sparkling blue eyes and a captivating smile never woke.

'Sensible approach to food, complete lack of decorum'

Shannon Kelly White is the one-woman-band behind popular blog, Shannon's Kitchen.

She has a potty mouth and makes no excuses for it.

Vegan cafe with Coast's best burger gains popularity

TASTY: Wallea Eaglehawk and Alex Coolican from Delicats Vegan Cafe with their famous vege burger.

Voted Coast's most popular burger - and here's why

Great-grandparents' multi-million dollar gift to the Coast

DIGGING DEEP: Nola and Roy Thompson have been given a philanthropic award due to their incredible generosity to the University of the Sunshine Coast.

Is this the Sunshine Coast's most generous couple?

Does mum get claim over ex's estate?

Court to decide whether mum can claim from former partner's estate

MasterChef: Fish fry feast too much for Ipswich cook

NICOLE Stevenson narrowly misses out on MasterChef's Top 10 but local dad Ben Ungermann makes the cut.

Nintendo set to release the Super NES Classic Edition

Nintendo is releasing a miniature version of their Super NES console

Brad and Sienna spotted ‘holding hands’

Brad Pitt has been spotted at Glastonbury.

ACTORS were seen together at the Glastonbury festival.

Big Brother winner Reggie Bird could end up homeless

BACK in 2003 she won the third season of Big Brother Australia, pocketing $250,000 for her win — but Reggie Bird’s life has been far from easy since then.

The reality star makes a heartbreaking confession

Island caretaker has weeks to live, abandons paradise

St Bees managing director Phil Webb, has been struck with illness and it has prompted the sale of the island.

His health has deteriorated in the past couple of months

Prime CBD site sold as laneway culture progresses

The Longs building Ruthven Street has been purchased by a group of investors to be renovated into a series of shops/eateries.  June 2017

How investors and council plan to transform the Toowoomba CBD

Major German supermarket set to open in southeast Queensland

German supermarket giant Kaufland is understood to have approached southeast Queensland councils about a possible distribution centre, which would kickstart the establishment of new supermarkets.

Supermarket giant Kaufland has its eyes firmly on Queensland.

Ocean views up for sale at Bargara Rise

LAND RELEASE: Rob Sergiacomi on site at the Bargara Rise development off Watsons Road Bargara.

More ocean-view land comes on the market at Bargara

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How it took 2000 applications to get a job on Sunshine Coast

TOUGH GIG: It took Matt Collins 2000 job applications before he found a job.

Valuable tips for those feeling lost in the job search.

Regional jobs program to be expanded in budget

Support for regional jobs will feature in Tuesday's Queensland budget.

Regional jobs program to be expanded

Anger at Aurizon ad as jobs go in Gladstone

An Aurizon protest in Rockhampton.

Company rejects 'lousy' treatment claims

Adani: Yes it's a coal mine, but it's jobs we need

This bumper sticker has been increasingly appearing in Townsville, in the midst of environmental protests against the Adani mine. Picture: Chris McMahon

Company has been mired in a bitter protest war

Adani jobs to flow almost immediately after approval

Jeyakumar Janakaraj. Photo Chris Lees / Daily Mercury

Extra $1.2 billion a year in economic benefits for Qld economy

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Sub-$50,000 Jaguar SUV confirmed for later this year

COMPACT JOY: Set to boost Jaguar’s SUV line-up, the compact E-Pace will rival the likes of BMW’s X1, Audi’s Q3 and the Range Rover Evoque with a sub-$50k price tag.

The most affordable Jaguar ever confirmed for Australia

Toyota offers a bright orange 86 special edition track toy

No extra engine power, but Toyota's limited edition 86 should be a better track toy with bigger brakes and improved suspension. It's quite bright, too.

Toyota offering 60 special 86s with improved brakes and suspension

Top 10 most misunderstood NSW road rules

KNOW YOUR RULES: Time to catch up on what are the key road rules in NSW.

UPDATE your NSW road rule knowledge with these reminders.

MY18 Subaru XV small SUV road test and review

OFF THE BEATEN TRACK: The new MY18 Subaru XV offers a Toyota Prado-matching 220mm of ground clearance plus a smart X-Mode for traction on slippery surfaces. It starts from $27,990 before on-roads.

A small SUV with serious off-road clout? Enter Subaru's new XV

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