Community News

Mon 21 Oct 2019

Emotional reunion 30 years on from Cowper tragedy

premium_icon Emotional reunion 30 years on from Cowper tragedy

'I've told my wife I've dreamt more about that young girl on the stretcher than I have about my wife...I've never forgot her.'

Thu 17 Oct 2019

Deep-water may corrode Byron Bay's coastal ecosystems

premium_icon Deep-water may corrode Byron Bay's coastal ecosystems

SCU studied the issue at Cape Byron Marine Park and the results are out.

Tue 15 Oct 2019

Anti-Adani call for protest at local plumbing business

premium_icon Anti-Adani call for protest at local plumbing business

FOUR environmental organisations have called for a 'creative, family friendly protest' outside a Northern Rivers business.

Wed 2 Oct 2019

Meet the men behind festival's new crowning glory

premium_icon Meet the men behind festival's new crowning glory

An industrial shed up a side street in South Grafton was holding a right royal secret - until now

Tue 1 Oct 2019

The fierce females lifting spirits of struggling farmers

premium_icon The fierce females lifting spirits of struggling farmers

You can join local efforts to help women living in dire drought conditions

Sat 28 Sep 2019

8 interactive maps: Carnival of Flowers competition gardens

premium_icon 8 interactive maps: Carnival of Flowers competition gardens

THE Chronicle Garden Competition gardens attract tens of thousands of people. Here are 8 maps to help you navigate your way through the gardens this year.

Tue 24 Sep 2019

No jail, just community service for man's death

premium_icon No jail, just community service for man's death

Forensic investigations found that at no time did he attempt to brake or swerve to avoid a collision

Fri 20 Sep 2019

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Download 10 PDF maps for Carnival of Flowers gardens

premium_icon Download 10 PDF maps for Carnival of Flowers gardens

IF you are visiting The Chronicle Garden Competition gardens over the next 10 days, we've made it easy for you to navigate your way around the region.

Mon 16 Sep 2019

Motorbike rider killed after horror crash near Ballina

Motorbike rider killed after horror crash near Ballina

MEMBERS of the public desperately tried to resuscitate the 24-year-old, but he died at the scene.

Thu 12 Sep 2019

Cadet program sparks Sophie to help with fires

premium_icon Cadet program sparks Sophie to help with fires

MACLEAN High Year 12 student Sophie Ballard would've been out helping with fires a week ago if it wasn't for one prior engagement.

Fri 6 Sep 2019

'He died in front of me'

premium_icon 'He died in front of me'

VIDEO: Watch the heart-stopping moment CPR hero Mark is reunited with the man he brought back from the dead

Mon 2 Sep 2019

FATAL CRASH: Woman killed, two men flown to hospital

premium_icon FATAL CRASH: Woman killed, two men flown to hospital

EMERGENCY crews desperately tried to revive the woman, but she died at the scene.

Thu 29 Aug 2019

CRIME SPREE: 'Every parent is sleeping with a cricket bat'

premium_icon CRIME SPREE: 'Every parent is sleeping with a cricket bat'

WHILE the community is "terrified", a top Northern Rivers cop says locals need to report the crimes to police, not social media.

Sat 24 Aug 2019

RX-7 or Ford Focus - which would you choose?

premium_icon RX-7 or Ford Focus - which would you choose?

Motorfest the scene of much debate as family members go head to head

Poignant moments captured in Cowper crash podcast

Poignant moments captured in Cowper crash podcast

30 years past one of Australia's most devastating road tragedies, we talk to those people who were part of the story

107th birthday 'just another day' for Win

premium_icon 107th birthday 'just another day' for Win

Born in 1912, Winifred is nonplussed at the attention for her long, well-lived life

Thu 15 Aug 2019

Fire permits now required for Valley region

Fire permits now required for Valley region

HERE'S everything you need to know about these changes and what you will need should you require a fire permit

Wed 14 Aug 2019

'I'M NO HERO': Volunteer who lost son in valiant fire fight

premium_icon 'I'M NO HERO': Volunteer who lost son in valiant fire fight

IT'S been a tough year for Edwin Newbery. In March the bloke who picks up your green waste and protects your house in a bushfire lost his son to suicide.

Tue 13 Aug 2019

Billionaire Gerry Harvey sells Byron property for $45m

premium_icon Billionaire Gerry Harvey sells Byron property for $45m

Syrian billionaire adds one of Byron Bay's most iconic properties to his hospitality portfolio.

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