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Fri 15 Feb 2019

Questions asked over truck driver tragedy

premium_icon Questions asked over truck driver tragedy

Are deadlines pushing truck drivers to the brink?

Police not at fault in killing Tinder stalker, inquest finds

premium_icon Police not at fault in killing Tinder stalker, inquest finds

THE Coroner has found officers had no other choice but to fatally shoot Paul Lambert after he doused his ex-girlfriend in petrol and stabbed her 11 times.

UPDATE: Missing woman found safe and well

UPDATE: Missing woman found safe and well

THE 48-year-old has been found safe and well more than 48 hours after she went missing.

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Labor makes police number boost pledge ahead of election

premium_icon Labor makes police number boost pledge ahead of election

AFTER the NSW Police Association identified a police shortfall in districts across the North Coast, Labor's latest election pledge is a boost in officer numbers

Childhood cancer rates on the rise

premium_icon Childhood cancer rates on the rise

Childhood cancer rates are rising in Australia, with hundreds of children diagnosed annually. But there is some good news for parents.

Surfing royalty to feature at Byron festival

premium_icon Surfing royalty to feature at Byron festival

Tom Carroll, legendary filmographer Taylor Steele and Stephanie Gilmore are just some of the big names coming to this year’s Byron Bay Surf Festival.

Final call for Coffs Harbour bypass committee nominations

premium_icon Final call for Coffs Harbour bypass committee nominations

Hurry up and put your name forward for the Coffs Harbour Bypass Community Consultative Committee.

Contributions under microscope at council

premium_icon Contributions under microscope at council

Will this be the trigger for development of tourist accommodation in the Coffs Harbour city centre?

Action group gobsmacked at chamber's take on dangerous goods

premium_icon Action group gobsmacked at chamber's take on dangerous goods

Action group co-communications chair Cheryl Cooper is gobsmacked.

Thu 14 Feb 2019

Bypass EIS may not be out until September, councillor fears

premium_icon Bypass EIS may not be out until September, councillor fears

Councillor raises concerns bypass committee is just the government paying lip service to the community.

Injured sailor hospitalised after a fall at sea

premium_icon Injured sailor hospitalised after a fall at sea

A YACHT made an emergency stop in Coffs Harbour this afternoon that saw an injured crew member hospitalised with suspected spinal injuries.

ONLINE POLL: It's almost election time, who's got your vote?

ONLINE POLL: It's almost election time, who's got your vote?

With the State Election just weeks we're polling Advocate readers on which way they may vote.

Two 'model' locals

premium_icon Two 'model' locals

I was so excited when I heard my name called as a finalist

Chemical containers found dumped in bush

premium_icon Chemical containers found dumped in bush

Forest-loving Kev Smith was horrified to see chemical containers dumped near Woolgoolga.

Chris Dawson makes surprise court appearance

premium_icon Chris Dawson makes surprise court appearance

Accused wife killer Chris Dawson made a surprise visit to court this morning flanked by his brother and lawyer for a hearing over the murder of his first wife.

Coffs is charging ahead

premium_icon Coffs is charging ahead

Coffs is ahead of the game as Infrastructure Australia today called for urgent government action to rollout electric car fast charging sites across nation.

School evacuated as firefighters called in

premium_icon School evacuated as firefighters called in

A local school was evacuated earlier today as fire crews arrived.

Red Rock resident ready for release

premium_icon Red Rock resident ready for release

The animal had a large scar down its shell, likely the result of being struck by a boat.

Koala park could bring $300m into Coffs

premium_icon Koala park could bring $300m into Coffs

CONCEPT plans to construct horse riding and bushwalking trails as part of the ambitious Great Koala National Park proposal will be unveiled this weekend.

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