Community News

Thu 15 Nov 2018

Do Clarence Valley motorists have an attitude problem?

Do Clarence Valley motorists have an attitude problem?

WITH a long list of questionable road etiquette incidents taking place in the Valley, do you think our drivers have an attitude problem?

Why $21 million development was 'not in the public interest'

premium_icon Why $21 million development was 'not in the public interest'

JRPP say an approval would mean "putting a development there that was well ahead of any consideration from council as to what (Byron's) future character was."

Wed 14 Nov 2018

DRONES: Where you can and can't fly on the Northern Rivers

premium_icon DRONES: Where you can and can't fly on the Northern Rivers

DRONES are growing in popularity, but many people don't know the basic rules and regulations about their use.

Tue 13 Nov 2018

DRONES: Where you can and can't fly drones in the Clarence

premium_icon DRONES: Where you can and can't fly drones in the Clarence

All you need to know about drone use in the Clarence Valley.

'Someone who truly needed a new car, won a new car'

'Someone who truly needed a new car, won a new car'

PENSIONER MAX Juett didn't how to he was going to pay for repairs to keep his 20-year-old car on the road. Now he has the keys to a brand new Toyota Yaris.

Sat 10 Nov 2018

Officers receive bravery awards for dramatic river rescue

Officers receive bravery awards for dramatic river rescue

"THE water was murky and cold and there was significant danger of the vehicle sliding deeper into the river further endangering the officers' lives."

Byron Schoolies: safety key for school-leavers

premium_icon Byron Schoolies: safety key for school-leavers

As school-leavers prepare to flood into Byron Bay for Schoolies, they've been urged to balance their celebrations with their safety

Fri 9 Nov 2018

'Fully sick' cars won't fly with police

premium_icon 'Fully sick' cars won't fly with police

POLICE have issued a warning to drivers: if you've illegally modified your car, expect the police to fine you or defect your vehicle.

Thu 8 Nov 2018

Indigenous heart health a concern

premium_icon Indigenous heart health a concern

INDIGENOUS people in the Grafton-Coffs Harbour region are more than twice as likely to be hospitalised for a heart-related condition

Wed 7 Nov 2018

'Highway of Horror' soon to be no more

premium_icon 'Highway of Horror' soon to be no more

'Crash rates are already down, people aren't dying like they used to.'

Hot rod enthusiasts unite! Yamba Rod Run is back

Hot rod enthusiasts unite! Yamba Rod Run is back

Yamba Rod Run Show and Shine is held this Saturday

Thu 1 Nov 2018

Help solve a history mystery

Help solve a history mystery

Wearing a white dress with cape and slippers, the toddler holds the viewer's gaze.

'Very lucky': Crews set to retrieve man's capsized boat

'Very lucky': Crews set to retrieve man's capsized boat

MARINE Rescue's Ballina vessel will today attempt to retrieve a boat that capsized north-east off Brunswick Heads yesterday.

Less than 100 coastal emus left

premium_icon Less than 100 coastal emus left

'There have been 72 emu deaths since 2000 due to emu car strike according to Wires.'

HEARTBREAKING LOSS: Rabbit virus kills more than 60 pets

premium_icon HEARTBREAKING LOSS: Rabbit virus kills more than 60 pets

A LISMORE woman has been left distraught after her many pet rabbits, including rare-breeds were wiped out by what she referred to as "Ebola for rabbits".

Wed 31 Oct 2018

Beloved priest to retire after 60 years

premium_icon Beloved priest to retire after 60 years

"I HAVE been blessed with a faith that has helped me all through my life, and I really never doubted what my vocation was."

Tue 30 Oct 2018

Farewell Emily, Lismore's kind-hearted 'mother figure'

premium_icon Farewell Emily, Lismore's kind-hearted 'mother figure'

LONG-time Lismore resident, Emily Betteridge, was remembered and mourned by her community and sister Mary after she passed away.

Queen "Imbued with the Jacaranda spirit"

premium_icon Queen "Imbued with the Jacaranda spirit"

Former Queen recounts good times with her Jacaranda family at afternoon tea.

11 jobs to be created at new recycling facility

premium_icon 11 jobs to be created at new recycling facility

THIS new Lismore facility will become a regional hub for the recycling of commercial waste and will divert a "staggering" amount of waste from landfill.

Mon 29 Oct 2018

45+ events during Jacaranda Festival 2018

45+ events during Jacaranda Festival 2018

Are you wondering what's on during the 2018? We have compiled a list of more than 40 fun-filled events from October 27 until November 4 2018

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