Fire concerns under rising heat

Rural Fire Service crews are on standby for what could be high fire danger on the coast this weekend.

RFS ready for four days of 30-degree heat and chance of bushfires

'Devastated' Yorke vows to fight 18-month disqualification

Trainer Gordon Yorke

Photo: Trevor Veale / Coffs Coast Advocate

Yorke out of the industry for 18 months, "has nothing to lose”.

Effort to drain stagnated lake before properties flood

Sunset Caravan Park residents Reg Toovey, Pete Holland, Greg Reeve and Carmel Holland stand in the overflowing Jarrett Creek.

Heavy seas, rising tides and a swollen lake

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Good driving behaviour should start in schools

LORAINE Huggett is proud of her almost clean driving record which started with a "comprehensive” driving program at school.

'Great sorrow': Kyogle mourns death of 'true gentleman'

Kyogle is mourning the loss of Malcolm Wallis.

Shocking news has hit Kyogle with the death of one of their own

Pride of Coffs: Lions club calls it a day

RECOGNITION: Coffs Harbour Lions Club members Sandra Seyner, Don Marker, Coralie Falconer and Rosalie Skinner have done wonders keeping the Coffs Harbour Lions Club running in recent years.

After more than six decades Coffs Harbour Lions Club has closed

Bats vs rescue chopper: Colony causes 20 minute delay

LOOK CLOSELY: The Westpac Helicopter has mitigation procedures and back-up plans in place for when bat migration affects take-off and landing aircraft.

The chopper was grounded as thousands of bats took to the sky

HOOROO, HOLLY: Family and friends say goodbye

Holly Butcher's brother Dean at her funeral at the Grafton Showground yesterday. INSET: Holly's family bring the casket out to the hearse.

Holly Butcher, 27, farewelled in Grafton

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Long-standing Toowoomba business to close down

A TOOWOOMBA business has announced it will close after almost 17 years offering fun for its visitors.

10 things you didn't know about 'Dr Death'

Dr Philip Nitschke .

The euthanasia advocate is coming to Lismore next month

Eagles will soar in the botanic garden

TRIBUTE: The Eagles Show will play the Coffs Harbour Botanic Garden on Saturday, January 27.

The Eagles Stage Show is a two-hour spectacular

The Byron band that wrote a song with Daft Punk

THE BAND: Parcels are Anatole Serret, Noah Hill, Louie Swain, Jules Crommelin and Patrick Hetherington.

Parcels is touring the single Overnight with a local show this month

Full house for inaugural carer conference

FULL HOUSE: Ellen Slater (left) discussing progress of the retreat with visiting carer Kim Shephard.

Joyland Carers Retreat has the full house sign up for maiden venture

Scaffolding comes down on Coffs Central

UPGRADE: The new-look of Gowings' Coffs Central shopping centre is being unveiled.

Facade of Gowings' Coffs Central has been revealed in part

A club for all ages

Club 300 in Coffs Harbour.

Bowling is perfect for kids, adults

Positive progress on Park Ave

BUSINESS BOON: Is this your next business opportunity? Contact Steve Little at

Exciting time for new businesses

Saddle up for fun

Valery Trails.

See the best of the Coffs Coast on horseback.

Magical moments with marine critters

MARINE MAGIC: Are you brave enough to pose with a croc?

DOLPHIN Marine Magic has got you covered this school holidays.

Most don't care when Australia Day celebrated

Australia day 2017 at the Gladstone Pony Club.

Poll also reveals we don't know what we are celebrating.

Homeless man sobs after dog dies from heat

The dog died despite rescue efforts. Source: Source: Facebook/ Amy Middleton.

Rescuer tried mouth to mouth to save dog trapped in car.

Djokovic and the heat defeat Monfils

Gael Monfils was on wobbly legs.

GAEL Monfils was pushed to breaking point and beyond in hellish conditions.

Kim K reveals ‘hard’ reality of using a surrogate

SOME accused her of taking the easy way out, enlisting a surrogate to carry her third child — but Kim Kardashian says the reality is exactly the opposite

Search for kind Coast stranger who left note at grave

BECS BLESSING: A stranger named Bec left a note and bunch of flowers at the grave of a Coast familys daughter, Indianna. Pictured: Indiannas parents Nicole and Chris Gillogly.

STRANGER leaves kind note at the grave of a Coast family's daughter.

This is not a scrunchie. This is now a 'hair cloud'

Sex and the City fans will distinctly remember scrunchie-gate.

Ditch takeaway and do this instead

More and more people are ordering HelloFresh and other meal delivery options to save time on getting dinner on the table.

You should consider another, even better option

‘So selfish’: Dog owner blasted over tragedy

The dog died despite rescue efforts. Source: Source: Facebook/ Amy Middleton.

Traumatised passers-by frantically tried to save a dog

One year on: The miracle baby who refused to stop fighting

Elimbah's Luca Jay Forester was born in 2016 weighing 416 grams and just 10 inches long but the little battler is alive and well.

416 grams and 10 inches, how did this Coast baby survive?

300,000 fans: Videos make cake baker go viral

BAKING TALENT: Karlee Prior with one of her amazing cake creations.

People around the world are obsessed

First review: Kylie’s country club

Are you ready for Kylie Minogue’s new country sound? Her new single Dancing is the first taste of her 14th album, but is it a night out or a final request?

Hugh Grant’s tangled family situation

Grant and Anna Eberstein at Wimbledon in 2015. Picture: Splash News

Hugh Grant is about to have five kids under the age of seven

Marla Maples ‘dating’ Trump critic

Donald Trump and Marla Maples at their 1997 wedding

THE US President may want to look away now.

’Harvey’s concern was who did him in’

Film producer Harvey Weinstein poses for a photo in New York.

Colleague of Weinstein says “Harvey’s concern was who did him in, not what he had...

Property buying scheme for ‘suckers’

Property, real estate, housing, suburb, August 2016

The new, ridiculous way to buy but not really buy a house.

'Breathtaking' Lennox home expected to smash price record

ONE OF A KIND: Stunning images from the property at 1 Rocky Point Road, Lennox Head.

This one of a kind home is on an acre of beachfront land

Have you always wanted a knock-out ocean view?

The Real Estate Property Guide is online now

Looking for a luxury tree-change?

Step inside McGrath Estate Agents' Property Pick of the Week

How Australia chucks a sickie

Taking a sickie is popular with Australians.

ALMOST half of us are chucking a sickie when we take sick leave

How Aussies can survive robot takeover

Getting a job was already competitive for young Aussies, and automation means they’ll have to brush up on skills that employers used to ignore. Picture: iStock

Millenials aren't just fighting each other, they're fighting robots

Aussie has the world’s best job

Wouldn’t mind staying in a house like this for a while! Sherbet Birdie photography

Sorelle Amore’s ultimate goal seemed outrageous

POLLIE TICKLED: No job? We can fix that

A whole new method of job-hunting on offer.

Get back on the job train with these top tips

Calls for job seekers ramp up ahead of employment boom

Nambucca Heads to Urunga Pacific Highway Upgrade, Lend Lease. Lend Lease has taken on seven YR11 trainees on the Nambucca Heads to Urunga Pacific Highway Upgrade via Youth Directions.
Photo: Rob Wright / The Coffs Coast Advocate

The RMS are expected to employ up to 1,000 people by early next year

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Terminator, a fast Hyundai and karaoke: Detroit motor show

Mercedes-Benz head Dieter Zetsche and Hollywood actor Arnold Schwarzenegger launch the Mercedes-Benz G-Class.

While lacking in supercar stars, Hollywood stepped up.

Racy versions of Kia Stinger put on ice

Don't expect any hardcore versions of the Kia Stinger any time soon.

'Wait and see' approach on expanded Stinger line-up.

Forgotten your key? Just use your fingerprint to start SUV

A retractable roof top box provides cargo space when all six seats are in use. Picture: Supplied

Nissan Xmotion concept wows Detroit motor show

GLOBAL REVEAL: 2019 Kia Cerato has style with sting

Expected to arrive in Australia by June, the 2019 model Kia Cerato has just been revealed.

Kia will launch a new Cerato in Australia mid-year.

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