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Tue 18 Dec 2018

Time to immortalise champion jockey

premium_icon Time to immortalise champion jockey

The Coffs Harbour Racing Club has the Jim Browning Members Lounge and Merv Mercer Auditorium, but we believe it's time to unveil the Zac Purton Mounting Yard.

Police warn of 'treacherous' surf as swimmer remains missing

Police warn of 'treacherous' surf as swimmer remains missing

VIDEO: Police update media on the search for a missing swimmer, believed to be a 28-year-old Indian national, off the Coffs Coast.

Search resumes for missing man after beach deaths

Search resumes for missing man after beach deaths

THE search for a 28-year-old man swept out to sea last night continues on the Mid North Coast.

Two dead, one missing after beach tragedy

Two dead, one missing after beach tragedy

TWO men have drowned and one remains missing after a group of six people went swimming at a beach on Monday night.

Mon 17 Dec 2018

New centre dedicated to Aboriginal patients opens

New centre dedicated to Aboriginal patients opens

A $930,0000 centre dedicated to the health of local Aboriginal patients has officially opened at Coffs Harbour Health Campus.

Beefed up bidding war

Beefed up bidding war

A five week campaign ending in a bidding frenzy closes with two winners

Corindi cops a 'fair whack' of rain

Corindi cops a 'fair whack' of rain

The weekend rain reached a crescendo on Sunday

Sun 16 Dec 2018

Coffs police involved in major operation

premium_icon Coffs police involved in major operation

The operation comes less than three weeks after the Coast Hotel was ranked the second most dangerous venue in the state.

Legends honoured for their dedication

Legends honoured for their dedication

Wayne Scott, John Wake, John Mills and Robert Hutchinson have between them dedicated more than 160 years of service to the Surf Life Saving movement.

PHOTOS: Christmas celebrated in heart of town

PHOTOS: Christmas celebrated in heart of town

HUNDREDS of people packed out Brelsford Park last night for the annual Coffs Coast Carols.

Man arrested in relation to stolen firearms

Man arrested in relation to stolen firearms

A MAN has been charged following investigations into the theft of firearms from a property on at Coopernook.

Sat 15 Dec 2018

Rally GOAT could race in Coffs in 2019

premium_icon Rally GOAT could race in Coffs in 2019

The greatest driver in the history of the World Rally Championship has inked a new deal which could see him race in Coffs Harbour for the first time since 2011.

Storms poised to strike the Coffs Coast

Storms poised to strike the Coffs Coast

PARTS of the Coffs Coast could be in for more than 30mm of rain this weekend as thunderstorms hit the region, with hail and damaging winds also a possibility.

Fears airport users may be stung under privatisation

premium_icon Fears airport users may be stung under privatisation

A NUMBER of locals hold concerns the potential privatisation of Coffs Harbour Airport could push prices to exorbitant levels for the average airport user.

Girls rule the ATAR as boys fall behind

premium_icon Girls rule the ATAR as boys fall behind

Statisticians have highlighted a “troubling” trend which shows NSW boys have slipped behind in ATAR rankings for the past 10 years.

Fri 14 Dec 2018

Paedophile cops jail time two decades on

Paedophile cops jail time two decades on

Hearing the judge sentence her abuser to prison at Coffs District Court last week, Rachael* was relieved that after almost 20 years, justice was finally served.

Farmers say bypass plan doesn't cut it

premium_icon Farmers say bypass plan doesn't cut it

His family has been planning for the bypass for a decade, but now these plans have been thrown into disarray.

The 12 pets of Christmas

The 12 pets of Christmas

WILL one of these beautiful faces be coming home with you for Christmas?

A second chance for Woopi the turtle

A second chance for Woopi the turtle

FOUND on the brink of death, Woopi the green sea turtle was released back into the ocean surrounded by the humans who found and cared for him.

A community Christmas

A community Christmas

THERE'S no excuse to spend Christmas alone this year.

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