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Wed 21 Aug 2019

Coffs Coast to yield a bumper blueberry crop

premium_icon Coffs Coast to yield a bumper blueberry crop

Prime growing conditions on the Coffs Coast are set to deliver one of the best blueberry seasons on record.

‘Taken way too soon’: Pizza delivery driver named

premium_icon ‘Taken way too soon’: Pizza delivery driver named

Heartfelt tributes have been paid to an 18-year-old Domino’s Pizza delivery driver who was killed in a crash at Tweed Heads last night.

WATCH: Police thank community for hit-and-run arrest

premium_icon WATCH: Police thank community for hit-and-run arrest

A 22-YEAR-old man died after his bicycle was allegedly struck while he was riding along Wilsons Creek Road in June.

Petition against civic space sets its sights on parliament

premium_icon Petition against civic space sets its sights on parliament

A new petition against the proposed Coffs Harbour Cultural and Civic Space is gathering steam to be tabled in NSW parliament.

Snapchat sex predator facing time behind bars

premium_icon Snapchat sex predator facing time behind bars

The Snapchat predator, who was arrested when he attempted to meet up with an underage girl for sex, has been slapped with a jail term.

Driver dies in Tweed crash while delivering pizza

premium_icon Driver dies in Tweed crash while delivering pizza

FAST food chain Domino's Pizza, has confirmed one of their drivers was killed in a fatal accident in Tweed Heads on Tuesday night.

Clarence MP tells Barnaby to stick to own turf

premium_icon Clarence MP tells Barnaby to stick to own turf

Anti-abortion robocalls from Barnaby Joyce prompt Chris Gulaptis to speak out

Tue 20 Aug 2019

Essential Energy job cuts on hold

premium_icon Essential Energy job cuts on hold

What the energy provider described as ‘workforce reshaping’ the Electrical Trade Union termed a ‘hunger games style competition’.

A message of thanks signed from the island

premium_icon A message of thanks signed from the island

How a teenage boy, living on Norfolk Island, was taught to communicate for the first time in his life.

Police thanked after bakery thieves cop jail time

premium_icon Police thanked after bakery thieves cop jail time

Constable Scott McLean was quick off the mark when he caught the culprits who had broken into a local business before the incident had even been reported.

Properties to go under the hammer to recoup rates

premium_icon Properties to go under the hammer to recoup rates

Council plans to sell off land to recoup unpaid rates.

Increase in health and ageing jobs a win for Coffs Harbour

premium_icon Increase in health and ageing jobs a win for Coffs Harbour

The future looks bright for Coffs Harbour youth with a leading Australian social commentator predicting a significant rise in jobs in healthcare and ageing.

‘Sick and tired’: New venue directors call out vandals

premium_icon ‘Sick and tired’: New venue directors call out vandals

AN attempt to revitalise the former fishing club site into an events venue is being hindered by vandals and trespassers, the new leaseholders say.

Police praised for bringing serial sex offender to justice

premium_icon Police praised for bringing serial sex offender to justice

More than 100 witnesses were interviewed by the detectives in their bid to take down the former masseur.

Activism through art

premium_icon Activism through art

Archibald Prize winner to talk about his experiences in Coffs Harbour.

Fears dumping could put scheme at risk

premium_icon Fears dumping could put scheme at risk

IT’S a common gripe on social media and a recent post about the misuse of a Return and Earn vending machine had people fired up.

Community backing for the lifesaving helicopter service

premium_icon Community backing for the lifesaving helicopter service

The lifesaving difference delivered by the Westpac Rescue Helicopter to the Coffs Coast is one that’s never understated in the community.

Mon 19 Aug 2019

WATCH: Cosmic Collett hits Comets for six in grand final

premium_icon WATCH: Cosmic Collett hits Comets for six in grand final

Ghosts centre Collett capped off another astronomical year claiming two awards on a huge grand final day.

Community comes round to controversial civic space

premium_icon Community comes round to controversial civic space

A Civic Centre that once sparked angry protests and even heated debate on the floor of parliament is now winning prestigious awards.

IN COURT: 42 people face the magistrate today

premium_icon IN COURT: 42 people face the magistrate today

A list of the individuals appearing in Coffs Harbour court on criminal charges today.

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