Competition dates announced

SWELL TIME. It promises to be a good week for surfing.
SWELL TIME. It promises to be a good week for surfing. @ethdogsmith | @surfing_nsw

Surf Conditions

IT looks like it's going to be a wet weekend on the Coffs Coast with a variation of swell and wind directions.

On Saturday, a good south swell will combine with light north-east winds and on Sunday the swell will swing to the east, combining with light to no wind.

Moving into next week, winds will remain light with a new south swell filling in on Monday.

There will plenty of waves around all week for surfers.

Local surf news

There are a few dates to put in your calendar for upcoming events.

The annual Barney Miller Classic is set down for the weekend of July 1-2.

Entry forms can be downloaded online at

The second Woopi Junior Boardriders comp for the year will be held on Sunday, June 4.

Keep an eye on the WBC Facebook Page or this article for location and times.

Global surf news

Event four of the men's and women's world tour has finished in Brazil.

The current women's world champ Tyler Wright put on a dominant display taking out the women's event and joining Steph Gilmore on top of the women's ratings.

In the men's, 2015 world champ Adriano de Souza took the title over an inform Adrian Ace Buchan in the final.

The result has moved de Souza up into joint second on the ratings with Owen Wright and Jordy Smith.

They all trail current world champ John John Florence by a slim 450 points on the ratings.

The tour now moves to the tropical waters of Fiji with the Outerknown Fiji Pro starting on Sunday, May 28 for the women and Tuesday, June 4 for the men.

This is one event not be missed with all the action available live at

A rock 'n' roll band with plenty of ability

THE RED HOTS: Drummer Marc, guitarist Gil Morgan, singer Renee, Scott on harmonica and bassist Rod. Absent: Ashlea on tambourine. Coffs Harbour, June 28, 2017.

Coffs band has a message to play loud and clear

What's for dinner Wednesday?

Need help in the kitchen?

What's cooking at your house tonight? Care to share?

Raising baby sea urchins for export

Sea urchin research taps into Japanese export market. Symon Dworjanyn and Luke Hartsuyker.

Three year project to improve production of commercial sea urchins.

Local Partners

Numbers add up for students

Eight of St John Paul College's finest mathematicians travelled by minibus to UNE Armidale to participate in the Year 8 Mathematics Day.

Challenge for cyclists of all levels and ages

This year's C.ex McDonald's Cycle Challenge is being held on Sunday, August 6. You can ride in the the 10km family ride, 20km, 40km, 60km, or the 100km challenge.

This year's cycle challenge is being held on Sunday, August 6.

New developments announced for Curryfest

TASTE TREATS: New developments for Curryfest 2017.

Fresh ideas and developments show no sign of slowing down.

Bundy mum blogging to get families offline

FAMILY FUN: Deonie Crowther is holding family craft sessions at the Windmill Cafe in Bargara.

Crafty projects a hit with parents and children

Game of Thrones: Crucial details you probably forgot

IT’S been a while since we’ve been to Westeros. But there are some crucial story points you need to remember before we head back there for season seven.

There's a bear in there

Big Ted and the gang are coming to town

July Bollywood Markets bring food and fun

FUN FAIR: The next Bollywood Beach Market is on July 1.

THE colour, the sights, the aromas, the joyful vibe.

Pregnant Serena Williams nude on cover of Vanity Fair

"My heart dropped. Like literally it dropped,”

Watch the game at Woopi C.ex

BARNSTORMING: Andrew Fifita of the NSW Blues.

Origin decider at C.ex Woolgoolga

Where is the newest property hotspot?

New apartment development being snapped up by locals.

Island caretaker has weeks to live, abandons paradise

St Bees managing director Phil Webb, has been struck with illness and it has prompted the sale of the island.

His health has deteriorated in the past couple of months

Prime CBD site sold as laneway culture progresses

The Longs building Ruthven Street has been purchased by a group of investors to be renovated into a series of shops/eateries.  June 2017

How investors and council plan to transform the Toowoomba CBD

House build hits the spot

Owner Libby Parish from Thora commissioned licensed builder Cormac McMullan, of Cormac & Co to build her a two bedroom, one bathroom house with a skillion roof.

Is this the answer to affordable housing on the Coffs Coast?

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