Boy, 13, allegedly sexually assaulted in shopping centre

Toormina Centro has changed its branding and name to Toormina Gardens. Photo: Rob Wright / The Coffs Coast Advocate

Man to front court charged with sexual assault of teenage boy

Hit and run: Driver flees after woman struck by car

Paramedics treat a woman who was struck by a vehicle while crossing the road in Park Ave.

Police search for motorist involved in pedestrian accident

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Strength of community and the Anzac tradition

From the Mayor's Desk with Denise Knight

New skills hub 'for the jobs of the future'

The NSW Government has announced a series of new TAFE NSW skills hubs, one of which will be built in Coffs Harbour.

Coffs chosen to receive a new TAFE NSW SkillsPoints headquarters.

Lack of participants sees Relay for Life 2017 cancelled

Sad news for what was set to be the 15th year of the Relay on the Coffs Coast.

Dramatic drop in participants sees cancellation of the annual relay.

Tackling plastic pollution on our beaches

A clean up of McAuley's Beach will be taking place this Saturday as part of a campaign to tackle the issue of plastic pollution.

Clean up set to take place on McAuley's Beach as part of campaign.

Moments from Anzac Day 2017

Anzac Day march in Coffs Harbour.

Photos of Anzac Day services from around the region.

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Toowoomba woman's Africa trip to share song

A TOOWOOMBA woman is preparing for a trip of a lifetime, to help change the lives of less fortunate young people.

Hundreds of cars going for bargain at record Coast auction

Mike Clayton at the Nambour car yard in the lead-up to a previous year's sale.

Impounded cars going under the hammer, no reserves

REVEALED: When TK Maxx will open in Toowoomba

European chain department store TK Maxx is opening in Toowoomba on Saturday, May, 6.

The global megastore has revealed when it will open its doors

Changes to 457 visa ups pressure in farming sector

Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull tells the media the Federal Government will abolish the 457 visa program that allows skilled foreigners to work in Australia.

Scrapping the 457 visa program creates a stir

Coffs Coast family business sparks expansion

FAMILY-RUN: Trevor, Matthew and Bradley Gosling outside the new Gosling Electrical premises.

Old fashioned business sense pays off

Jobs to support small business growth

CHESS CEO Paul Kelly and Headspace Coffs Harbour manager Shelley Rowe have teamed with the NSW Business Chamber to tackle rising youth unemployment on the Coffs Coast.

Jobs for the Coast: The Advocate's local employment campaign.

Insurance inside superannuation

Growing wealth financial planning concept

Superannuation matters with financial planner Shane Gourley

Divorce, dementia and death

The Greek Goddess of Justice, known as Themis.

This week's legal hypothetical with solicitor Manny Wood

Flood damage report

Scenes from the North Coast-based Westpac Rescue Lifesaver Helicopter which has responded to 18 missions during the flood emergency.

Landholders urged to report flood stock equipment and fencing losses

Woolgoolga Anzac Day dawn service 2017 gallery two

Dawn Anzac ceremony Woolgoolga , . 25 April 2017

Woolgoolga Anzac Day dawn service 2017 April 25th. gallery two.

Woolgoolga Anzac Day dawn service 2017 gallery one

Dawn Anzac ceremony Woolgoolga , . 25 April 2017

Woolgoolga Anzac Day dawn service 2017 April 25th. gallery one.

Coffs Anzac Day march 2017 gallery four

Anzac day march Coffs Harbour.. 25 April 2017

Coffs Harbour Anzac Day march 2017 April 25th. gallery four.

Coffs Anzac Day march 2017 gallery three

Anzac day March Coffs Harbour.. 25 April 2017

Coffs Harbour Anzac Day march 2017 April 25th. gallery three.

Coffs Anzac Day march 2017 gallery two

Coffs Harbour Anzac ceremoy march. 25 April 2017

Coffs Harbour Anzac Day march 2017 April 25th. gallery two.

AFL North Coast - Cross Conference

Grafton AFL Tiger during his match against the Port Magpies at Ellem Oval on Saturday, 22nd April, 2017.

Cross Conference matches and the start of the youth girls competition were on Paul...

W.A. families can't pay debt.

WA now has the weakest economy in the country.

WA now has the weakest economy in the country, with a high unemployment rate and a...

Silence of the Lambs Trailer

Director Jonathan Demme's most famous film.

Director Jonathan Demme dies.

Microsoft Surface Studio goes on sale in Australia

MICROSOFT'S top of the range Surface Studio - which offers 63% more pixels than a 4K television - is now available in Australia.

Kids addicted to their mobiles? How to shut them down

Japanese company has come up with forceful solution

'Let the kids have as much sugar as they want'

This list written by US parents has since gone viral

IVF babies 3 times more likely to develop cancer: study

A new study has found some concerning implications for IVF babies

Mum’s warning: ‘Buying cheaper nappies just isn’t worth it’

Lilly was in agony from the burning rash. Source: Kidspot

"People need to be aware about using cheap products."

Clive Palmer's weight loss almost at 60kg

A much thinner Clive Palmer.

Palmer just five kilos short of goal

More schools contacted over whooping cough outbreaks

Little boy receiving a vaccine

Health District supports affected schools

Silence of the Lambs director Jonathan Demme dies

TRIBUTES have poured in for Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of Silence of the Lambs and Philadelphia, who has died aged 73.

Sophie Monk casting a wide net as Bachelorette

Sophie Monk is Australia's new Bachelorette.

Producers ‘inundated’ with calls as they widen age range of suitors.

Viewers officially bored of Aussie biopics

House of Bond’s Ben Mingay as Alan Bond with Rachael Taylor as Diana Bliss.

Latest biopic House of Bond a ‘flop’ as reality TV dominates screens

Bill Cosby: Embattled comic breaks silence on future

Cosby said he wanted to get back on stage doing comedy.

Regional NSW house prices surge

Prices rise along the eastern seaboard, how did your house fare?

Couple gets rich renovating run-down city homes

RENO RADICALS: Baden and Nelson Marino-Hall have turned three Toowoomba homes around for profit, saying the Garden City was a haven for renovators like themselves.

The couple has already turned around three homes

Townhouse pitch raises questions over 'high density'

BIG PLANS: Residents have a chance to offer their opinion on plans to build 42 townhouses at Raceview.

Developer plans 42 townhouses for Ipswich suburb

7 million dollar city homes for sale right now

3 Keira Court, Blue Mountain Heights.

Here are seven of Toowoomba's best, and most expensive, houses

Lisa Curry and fiance sell up Sunshine Coast property

I'm a Celebrity, Get me Out of Here! contestant Lisa Curry with partner Mark Tabone after being evicted from the South African jungle. Picture: Dylan Robinson ***EMBARGOED 7:30pm March 9th***

Plans for dream home on hold at Mount Mellum place on market

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'Screw it': 640 job applications but still no work

THAT'S A NO: Joshua Mitchell has applied for 640 jobs and had just two interviews.

Is this Queensland's unluckiest job seeker?

Plenty of jobs for tradies in wake of Cyclone Debbie

15/07/02 110966 Building industry, tradesmans toolbelt. Photo Brett Wortman / Sunshine Coast Daily

An army of tradies is expected to head to cyclone-ravaged regions

Business 'blown away' after 140 people apply for one job

A total 140 people applied for a casual receptionist position at Harrup Park.

Jobseekers up against the odds for some positions

No time to respond to job applicants? Google CEO does.

Girl, 7, delighted to get personal response from Google boss

South dominates manufacturing grants applications

State Development Minister Anthony Lynham praised Maryborough's Downer Rail.

Most manufacturing grants applications from southern Queensland

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Hard not to love: Mazda MX-5 RF road test and review

Superb as a faux Coupe, the Mazda MX-5 Retractable Fastback has a beautifully folding hardtop and delivers the same brilliant drive as its soft top cousin.

Mazda’s MX-5 RF offers both hard top and open air motoring pleasure

We don't recommend this for boat transport....

A motorist carried a boat in the back of a van while driving on Vanderlin Dr in Darwin.

“I said look, look, look at the van. There’s a boat inside it."

High flying Ford Mondeo gets refreshed for 2017

FALCON'S SHADOW: Range-wide revised equipment levels for the 2017 Ford Mondeo with new alloys, better infotainment and funky new colour

2017 updates for Ford's family sedans and wagons

Mercedes points to its compact future with Concept A sedan

SMOOTH: Concept A is basically an A Class four-door sedan, and looks like an attractive evolution of the current CLA shape.

Merc boosts its compacts with Concept A

Mazda2 facelift road test and review: a safe bet

REVISED MAZDA2: Prices remain the same but facelift delivers welcome technology updates to popular compact.

Chart-topper Mazda2 even safer bet

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