Ghosts open season with untidy shellacking at home

STRONG ARM: Grafton Ghosts' captain-coach Danny Wicks pushes past Nambucca fullback Brogan Melrose as he heads to the try line on his return to Frank McGuren Field as the Ghosts notched a nine-try fiesta.

"To be honest, a win is a win, but it was very sloppy.”

Bridge component work on Hwy upgrade a local economy boost

Contracts have been awarded to build components for more than 100 Woolgoolga to Ballina Pacific Hwy upgrade bridges.

Contracts awarded to build components for more than 100 bridges.

AFL no longer just a game for the boys

The Coffs Breakers have had good numbers to pre-season training for the upcoming AFL North Coast youth girls competition.

Inaugural Youth Girls comp in the AFL North Coast about to start.

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Mystery of aged pioneer Caroline Greenhalgh

HER gravestone can be found in the Anglican section of the Lismore cemetery

Shed takes shape

Peter Jackson at the new Men's Shed.

Council grant funding new mens shed

Get Wyrd on stage

ON STAGE: Craig McTear plays "the fool” in Wyrd Sisters.

Showing at the Jetty Theatre until April 1.

New additions to Jetty Foreshores by Christmas

PICTURE PERFECT: Works are set to start soon on the next stage of the Jetty4Shores upgrade.

What we can expect to see on the Jetty Foreshores by Christmas

Community spirit shining on

Woolgoolga Primary School Fete

Success at the Woolgoolga Public School Fete.

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What's happening on the Coffs Coast this weekend

Things to do on the Coffs Coast this weekend?

CMC Rocks is just the ticket for Eric Paslay

HAPPY TO BE HERE: American country singer Eric Paslay will play CMC Rocks 2017.

Country music singer is touring overseas for the first time.

Daredevils of Nitro Circus to thrill Lismore

Oakes Oval in Lismore will host the sell-out, worldwide phenomenon that is Nitro Circus Live during its 15-city Australian tour in April.

The (in)famous 55-foot high Nitro Giganta ramp is the centrepiece

Have dinner with a wizard of the willow

Sir Viv Richards.

Sir Viv Richards speaking at Coffs Harbour Racing Club on Saturday.

Super death benefits as an income stream

Do you have superannuation matters to discuss?

Financial planner talks about superannuation death benefits

Adios Miss Cha Cha's

mexican mariachi musician playing guitar

Adios Miss Cha Cha's

Baby booming into retirement through property

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What's Paul Clitheroe saying?

Diplomatic insight into women's rights


Ambassador to discuss the Middle East at business lunch.

Planning to purchase

Image of business partners handshaking over business objects on workplace

This week's Coffs Harbour Chamber of Commerce column.

Group 2 2017: Grafton Ghosts v Nambucca Heads Roosters

Ghosts Danny Wicks with the ball during the 1st round of Group 2 premier rugby league match between the Grafton Ghosts and Nambucca Heads Roosters at Frank McGuren Field, Grafton, 25th March, 2017.

Action from the 2017 Group 2 first round clash between Grafton Ghosts and Nambucca...

CHDCA grand final - Day 1

Ben Andrews is congratulated by Sawtell teammates after getting Nana Glen batsman Brodie Bartlett caught behind. cricket 25 March 2017 Coffs Coast Sport and Leisure Park CHDCA grand final

Sawtell gained the upper hand early on day one of the CHDCA grand final against...

Rescue on Coffs Harbour's North Wall Beach

Two swimmers have reportedly been caught in a rip on North Wall Beach, lifesavers and ambulance paramedics are on scene.

Three swimmers have been rescued after being caught in a rip on North Wall Beach.

Rain brings giant mushrooms

Mushrooms are sprouting up everywhere due to the rain we've been having. Edward Faulkner of Helensvale with new fungi in his front yard.

The rain is bringing with it some decent size mushrooms. Share you picture with us...

Rescue on North Wall Beach

Two swimmers have reportedly been caught in a rip on North Wall Beach, lifesavers and ambulance paramedics are on scene.

Three swimmers were pulled out off a rip on Coffs Harbour's North Wall Beach on...

Coffs Harbour Council Meeting

council meeting montage.. 23 march 2017

Coffs Council Meeting on Regional Farming Policies

Jason Day out of tournament as mother fights cancer

Jason Day hugs his mum Dening.

The 29-year-old world number three is taking an indefinite break from the game.

RECIPE: Have more fun with blondies

Check out how to make this cocoa-free version of brownies

New clues as to what really happens when we die

What really happens just before we die?

Nissan updates its Navara ute in response to buyer feedback

MODEL UPDATE: Nissan Navara gets suspension changes to improve performance when under load and when towing

Changes only affect utes with five-link coil-spring rear suspension

Healthy after-school food ideas

Feed them fruit and give them zest for life.

Help ease the snack attack with healthy treats

STYLE: Reinvent outfits with jewellery

Crystal accessories will give a bohemian update to existing outfits. A model wears Alexander McQueen in a fall-winter 2017-18 show in Paris.

Follow the lead of design house Alexander McQueen

RECIPE: Best of the brunch

Crumbed sardines with poached egg, olive salsa and rocket.

Spanish-style sardines great for morning meal

Only one woman nominated for the Gold Logie

JESSICA Marais is about to star in a new Logies controversy, as the only woman to be nominated for Gold.

Our Caitlyn a No.1 hit at CMC Music Awards

RISING STAR: Caitlyn Shadbolt at the CMC Music Awards on the Gold Coast.

Caitlyn Shadbolt enjoys one of the most exciting weeks of her career

Steve ventures into the wild unknown on epic mission

Steve Backshall pictured along the Baliem River in a scene from Extreme River Challenge.

Wildlife presenter Steve Backshall tackles wild river challenge.

TV Insider: MKR has lost its recipe for success

My Kitchen Rules judges Colin Fassnidge and Pete Evans with guest judge Curtis Stone, right.

MKR needs a shake (up) of more than just the sauce bottle.

Statement in style and luxury

LUXURY LIVING: This North Sapphire home has come with a long list of high-end inclusions.

SNEAK PEEK: The Real Estate Property Guide is online now.

City sale signifies a bright future for CBD

The Boulevard Arcade has sold in Coffs Harbour for just over $4 million.

Multi-million dollar sale brings plans to future development

It's official: Byron Bay unaffordable

MILLIONAIRES ROW: The Housing Commission house in Keats St, Byron Bay which sold at auction on Saturday for $1.65 million.

Buying a home in Bay Bay is a dream too far for some

Coast home luring interstate buyers sold

PRIZED POSITION: Blue clip location, peaceful surroundings, spacious living with swimming pool, tennis court on 4562sq

The property was described as a 'Queenslander with Hamptons style'

Stylish Coast home lures buyers from four states

PRIZED POSITION: The six-bedroom house with swimming pool and floodlit tennis court is on 4562sq

Expansive property boasts serious space

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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

New Rocky mine plans revealed, up to 500 workers needed

JOBS, JOBS, JOBS: A mine that will eventually have the capacity to employ 500 workers is opening in CQ.

BOSS OF yet-to-be-built coal mine will hire CQ workers.

'Please, for god's sake give me a job': An old man's plea

James Lindley has finished his 6th university degree and is now looking for a new project to keep him occupied.

WATCH: 77-year-old opens up about a life with no purpose

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Updating a style icon: new Audi A5 and S5 Coupe review

SHARP LINES: Audi’s latest A5 and S5 Coupes feature style enhancements, more performance and sharper prices.

New generation A5 and S5 Coupe up the kit, maintain the style

Honda Civic Type R touches down in Melbourne

LUCKED IN: McLaren-Honda F1 driver Stoffel Vandoorne the first person on Australian soil to drive the all-new Honda Civic Type R.

Belgian F1 racer is first to get behind the wheel of new hot hatch

Drop-top with bite: Ferrari 488 Spider road test and review

OPEN SEASON: Spider’s 3.9-litre twin-turbo V8 offers 492kW and 760Nm, but with the options fitted to our test car it will set you back over $650,000. It’s still worth it.

Pounding the back streets of Bathurst in a special Spider

Better spec and style revealed for Hyundai's new Sonata

NEW FACE: Sharper styling, improved cabin, infotainment and safety for Hyundai's facelifted 2017 Sonata.

Required refresh for Hyundai's competent mid-to-large sedan

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