Adventurer vows humans are the biggest cycling danger

FAR TO GO: Grant 'Axe' Rawlinson hoped the cycle leg of his journey from Darwin to Coffs Harbour would never end, but he has to start preparing to row from the harbour to New Zealand later this year.

Cycling through NSW was "probably the prettiest part” of 3900km ride

Victorian woman shot in face by police in Coffs gets jailed

JAIL TIME: Georgia Kirby got caught scamming her insurance company.

Victorian woman shot in face by police in Coffs is jailed

Learner driver returns alcohol reading five times the limit

HIGH RANGE: Police will allege a learner driver who crashed returned a blood-alcohol reading of 0.252.

Blood tests find learner driver was allegedly highly intoxicated






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Caravan owner hits out at park boss: 'He should be ashamed'

“TO BE told ‘you’ve been there for 30 years, you’ve had your time’, who limits time? Does it mean to say that if you’re 80 you’ve had your time you can die?”

Numbers add up for students

TALENTED MATHEMATICIANS: Finn Martin, Adam King, Calum Reid, Darcy Hartin, Mackenzie Doyle, Alyssa Golding, Lily-Rose Battaglia and Tobias Fluechter (absent)

St John Paul College tops the class

Put your head in the e-cloud

EASY READER: With an eBook, you can set the text to be a size that suits you.

There is nothing quite like the look, feel and smell of a book.

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

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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

Healing hands are on duty

Karin Sutton (podiatrist).

Expect the royal treatment

Dispelling the 'viral' myth

There are some videos that capture the imagination of the world.

Good employees prove Key to golf club

Good additions to the friendly team at Sawtell Golf Club.

Marriage, divorce and your will

BREAK UP: The end of a marriage usually needs to see a new will being drawn up.

An new marriage is a signal for a new will

House build hits the spot

Owner Libby Parish from Thora commissioned licensed builder Cormac McMullan, of Cormac & Co to build her a two bedroom, one bathroom house with a skillion roof.

Is this the answer to affordable housing on the Coffs Coast?

Office comfort on show

INDUSTRY BRIEFING: The All Office and Business ergonomic showcase.

Latest in ergonomic and rehabilitation furniture and accessories.

Vehicle fire on Pacific Highway

Rural Fire Service crews respond to a car fire on the Pacific Highway at Sandy Beach last night.

Photographer Judd Findlay captured this car fire near Sandy Beach last night.

AFL North Coast - Busy time for juniors

Gary Ablett of the Gold Coast Suns (right) celebrates a goal during their Round 3 game against the Hawthorn Hawks at Metricon Stadium on the Gold Coast, Sunday, April 9, 2017. (AAP Image/Dan Peled) NO ARCHIVING, EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Paul Taylor and Matt Crawley discuss this week's issues in the AFL North Coast...

Is Bali escapee in Pattaya?

Bali jail escapee turned international fugitive Shaun Davidson is more likely to be hiding out in south east Asia than Europe or the Middle East, where he reportedly checked in on one of his five Facebook accounts. Picture: Supplied

Thai resort city is fugitive capital of the world.

Victorian Police confirm Pell charges

George Pell gives evidence at the Royal Commission.

Cardinal Pell to appear in court July18

Hot new VW Polo GTI boosts engine size and power

A new 2.0-litre turbo engine good for 147kW will find its way into the next generation Polo GTI hot hatch

Surf brand creates fashion with an environmental benefit

ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE: Byron Bay model Montana Lower sporting Salt Gypsy women's surf wear.

Quality wear with minimal environmental impact

Macca's now offering table delivery service and UberEats

A woman received her barista made coffee in the TV ad.

"We want to be a part of people’s everyday lives and choices"

What's for dinner Wednesday?

Need help in the kitchen?

What's cooking at your house tonight? Care to share?

The elixirs for anti-ageing and eternal youth

HEALTHY LIFE: Kylie Mannix displays a range of natural anti-ageing foods.

Pills and potions promising health are not what they seem

Caffeine and obesity link will make you order a double

It is thought to target the 'lazy' part of an obese person's brain.

Unfinished game raises over $130 million in sales

A video game that puts 100 players into a violent battle royal has already sold more than four million copies and it isn’t even close to polished

Paddington Bear creator Michael Bond dead aged 91

Paddington Bear.

Duffel-coated bear became an international superstar

Adele concert tours are no more: Star quits life on the road

After a mammoth world tour, Adele hints she may never hit the road again.

Adele’s heartbreaking note to fans on final night of world tour.

MOVIE REVIEW: The House wins for Ferrell

Jason Mantzoukas, Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler in a scene from The House.

Will Ferrell finally crank outs a decent comedy after two duds.

Where is the newest property hotspot?

New apartment development being snapped up by locals.

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.

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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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