Community News

Thu 12 Dec 2019

When their grandma swore, this family knew they had to run

premium_icon When their grandma swore, this family knew they had to run

As the Pretty Gully fire bore down, the Wrights had a menagerie of animals to evacuate before they sought safety for themselves.

Wed 11 Dec 2019

Good genes and a can of beer: Life secrets from 101-year-old

premium_icon Good genes and a can of beer: Life secrets from 101-year-old

Whiddon Maclean resident Vera Fromager celebrates her 101st birthday today, and has revealed the secrets to a long and happy life.

Wed 20 Nov 2019

FIRE FRONT: Close call for dirtgirlworld creators

premium_icon FIRE FRONT: Close call for dirtgirlworld creators

The alarm was raised when the fire began ripping through a pine plantation just a few kilometres from their home.

Mon 11 Nov 2019

Convince grandma to play croquet - win a cash prize

premium_icon Convince grandma to play croquet - win a cash prize

Grant funds novel initiative encouraging teens to use their youthful powers of persuasion

Fri 8 Nov 2019

Four-legged friend to take teen to formal

Four-legged friend to take teen to formal

A New South Wales teen will ride her beloved therapy horse, Bosco, to Year 12 formal.

Wed 6 Nov 2019

42yo man found dead in Clarence River tragedy

premium_icon 42yo man found dead in Clarence River tragedy

THE chef of a popular hotel was found dead in the Clarence River two days after he went missing, in what police described as a tragic accident.

Sat 2 Nov 2019

'Absolutely devastated': Fire destroys beloved restaurant

premium_icon 'Absolutely devastated': Fire destroys beloved restaurant

THE family had put their "heart and soul" into the popular North Coast venue for almost 40 years.

Sun 27 Oct 2019

Wheels keep turning as transport company named state's best

premium_icon Wheels keep turning as transport company named state's best

THEY travelled more than two million kilometres in the past 12 months to help those in need from our community.

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

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