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Sat 7 Dec 2019

REVEALED: The Coffs Coast's best 19 young athletes of 2019

premium_icon REVEALED: The Coffs Coast's best 19 young athletes of 2019

WITH our region a breeding ground for top sporting talent, we thought we'd take a look back at the young guns who stole the headlines and our hearts in 2019.

Clarence surfers continue on explosive rise in 2019

premium_icon Clarence surfers continue on explosive rise in 2019

2019 has been a swell year for our best young surfers with Walters and Shanahan rising meteorically.

Out of control fires break out in Orara, Halfway Creek

Out of control fires break out in Orara, Halfway Creek

THE Rural Fire Service are currently at two out of control fires which have recently sparked up on the Coffs Coast.

Fri 6 Dec 2019

Lightning Leeson gunning for WBBL grand final berth

premium_icon Lightning Leeson gunning for WBBL grand final berth

The Clarence star is out to make the big dance in a huge weekend of WBBL action.

WARNING: Yamba resident confirmed with measles

WARNING: Yamba resident confirmed with measles

The North Coast Health unit is asking people in Yamba and surrounding areas to be vigilant for symptoms of the disease

Drug laws ‘failing us’: MP pushes for decriminalisation

premium_icon Drug laws ‘failing us’: MP pushes for decriminalisation

The MP accused the government of “having their heads in the sand” when it came to the prevalence of drug use across NSW.

NCCC PREMIER LEAGUE: Harwood finding their mojo again

premium_icon NCCC PREMIER LEAGUE: Harwood finding their mojo again

The defending premiers have squad depth to thank for a solid run of three wins in a row.

5 year NAPLAN trends: How schools on the Coffs Coast rank

premium_icon 5 year NAPLAN trends: How schools on the Coffs Coast rank

These are the Coffs Coast schools that consistently top the state's NAPLAN results.

Rocker sets his sights on Coffs

premium_icon Rocker sets his sights on Coffs

“We need the community to get behind the community, and we can really change a lot of things around here.”

Council to consider emergency water supply options

premium_icon Council to consider emergency water supply options

Emergency water supply measures will be discussed at an extraordinary council meeting next week.

Thu 5 Dec 2019

Generous donor to fund bold public artwork

premium_icon Generous donor to fund bold public artwork

The bold concept design for the public artwork has been revealed.

BEHIND THE DESK: Will the Copa America help or hurt us?

premium_icon BEHIND THE DESK: Will the Copa America help or hurt us?

WILL the Socceroos Copa America venture help us grow or will it hinder our progress by overloading our stars? Here’s what we think.

Mother and daughter come face-to-face with airborne truck

premium_icon Mother and daughter come face-to-face with airborne truck

With the lightning reflexes of a mother, Reyna Sommerville threw her daughter indoors to protect her from an airborne truck heading straight towards them.

It’s a $9M funding mystery

premium_icon It’s a $9M funding mystery

A freedom of information request has been granted but there’s more to come.

Dragon breathes fire into disaster appeal

Dragon breathes fire into disaster appeal

A silver lining to the cancellation of Rally Australia due to serious bushfires has been a generous donation to the disaster relief.

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Outages in Coffs Harbour due to fallen powerlines

premium_icon Outages in Coffs Harbour due to fallen powerlines

Outages are expected to continue this morning as Essential Energy crews work to erect fallen powerlines.

Wed 4 Dec 2019

Refused bail: smashed car window and intimidated victim

premium_icon Refused bail: smashed car window and intimidated victim

A Coffs Harbour man has been remanded in custody charged with a number of offences after an argument got out of hand.

Coffs fishos to star on national television

premium_icon Coffs fishos to star on national television

If you enjoy fishing and the stunning Solitary Islands, you’re not going to want to miss this episode.

United Nations keeping an eye on our burning forests

premium_icon United Nations keeping an eye on our burning forests

The United Nations is seeking a ‘please explain’ from Australian authorities.

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