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Tue 14 Aug 2018

Foxtel to launch Australia's first 4k channel

Foxtel to launch Australia's first 4k channel

AUSTRALIANS will finally be able to tune into next-generation television broadcasts later this year.

Bales for Bendemeer: Coffs Hotel calls for help

Bales for Bendemeer: Coffs Hotel calls for help

Coffs Hotel publican hopes to raise funds to bring vital food and hay to struggling farmers at Bendemeer, the small village his family hails from.

$1.3m of illegal tobacco seized from north coast property

premium_icon $1.3m of illegal tobacco seized from north coast property

Illicit Tobacco Taskforce locates nearly three acres of illegally-grown tobacco on a property near Grafton.

My daughter is a drug addict

premium_icon My daughter is a drug addict

We were unaware of what was going on. I noticed some changes, her behaviour, the secrecy and lies. I just didn't have all the pieces to the puzzle.

Maddy does Coffs proud swimming for Australia

premium_icon Maddy does Coffs proud swimming for Australia

COFFS Harbour's Maddy Gough has produced the swims of her life at the Pan Pacific Championships in Japan, but you get the feeling her best is yet to come.

Police call for information on violent break and enter

Police call for information on violent break and enter

Police have renewed their appeal for public information after a man was assaulted following a break and enter at his home in Bellingen.

Life after Coffs Harbour's outgoing MPs

Life after Coffs Harbour's outgoing MPs

What's got the Coffs Coast talking?

How to ease housing cost pressures

How to ease housing cost pressures

THE cost of housing price pressure could be eased if new migrants were encouraged to settle in rural or regional centres, according to one former Prime Minister

Mon 13 Aug 2018

Hashtag help a farmer

Hashtag help a farmer

LOCALS Kayla and James Sweeney have taken action into their own hands, responding to a need affecting many of the farming community.

Top Model Australia Model Search comes to Park Beach Plaza

Top Model Australia Model Search comes to Park Beach Plaza

The event will include runway sessions showcasing new season spring/summer fashion and will of course feature local contestants.

The letter you don’t want to get

The letter you don’t want to get

IF YOU get this letter in the mail from the tax man, you could be in big trouble. But “don’t panic”, says one expert. Here’s what you need to do.

Surf life saving clubs receive helicopter funds

premium_icon Surf life saving clubs receive helicopter funds

Proceeds from the closure of the Northern Region SLSA Helicopter Rescue Service have been handed over to 18 North Coast surf clubs

Bush fire season will begin early, RFS announces

Bush fire season will begin early, RFS announces

WITH the entire state in the grip of a drought, the NSW Rural Fire Service has the Bush Fire Danger Period will begin earlier this year on the Coffs Coast.

Labor candidate slams 'shameful' funding cuts to TAFE

premium_icon Labor candidate slams 'shameful' funding cuts to TAFE

STATE Labor candidate for Coffs Harbour Tony Judge has slammed the 'continued underfunding' of TAFE colleges, saying it's costing jobs in regional NSW.

Lookout Coffs: How the city can bypass economic downturn

Lookout Coffs: How the city can bypass economic downturn

Construction of the Coffs Harbour Bypass will start in 2020, but already the city needs to think of solutions to market itself before the Pacific Hwy moves west

Sun 12 Aug 2018

SHELLSHOCKED: Comets overpower Ghosts to earn grand final

SHELLSHOCKED: Comets overpower Ghosts to earn grand final

FOR the first time in five years, the Group 2 grand final will return to Coffs Harbour after a dominating Comets performance.

Arcing powerline leaves suburb without power

Arcing powerline leaves suburb without power

Residents captured the moment an arcing powerline exploded.

Red Rock rejects town water and sewerage

Red Rock rejects town water and sewerage

Three quarters of the village's residents vote no to improved council services.

Snappers land the big one, holding out the Vikings

Snappers land the big one, holding out the Vikings

THE Coffs Harbour Snappers Rugby Union Club is celebrating a Mid North Coast Rugby Union premiership

Sat 11 Aug 2018

PART OF THE FAMILY: Lethal Curnow aims for maiden decider

premium_icon PART OF THE FAMILY: Lethal Curnow aims for maiden decider

HE'S the Group 2 Toohey's New Trophy leading try-scorer, an accolade Mike Curnow belongs to 12 other men on the field.

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