Regional News

Sat 6 Jun 2020

DOUBLE DEMERITS: Extra eyes on drivers this weekend

premium_icon DOUBLE DEMERITS: Extra eyes on drivers this weekend

OPERATION Stay Alert will target reckless road users over the Queen’s Birthday long weekend.

YOUR GUIDE: Northern Rivers parks, hikes, camping spots

premium_icon YOUR GUIDE: Northern Rivers parks, hikes, camping spots

Restrictions are easing, so get out into the great outdoors and explore our beautiful region.

Fri 5 Jun 2020

Shock reason behind Rex cancelling its Grafton route

premium_icon Shock reason behind Rex cancelling its Grafton route

Grafton airport has no airline after Regional Express cancelled the service via a seven-line email

Nannas knit their protest on state forest access road

premium_icon Nannas knit their protest on state forest access road

GROUP of grandmas demand a moratorium on logging at Myrtle Creek.

Sprung!! needs your help for ‘biggest production ever’

premium_icon Sprung!! needs your help for ‘biggest production ever’

ROLL CALL: Local theatre group Sprung!! is one of Norpa’s 2020 season features with their upcoming production.

Cousin’s heartbreaking video on missing backpacker

premium_icon Cousin’s heartbreaking video on missing backpacker

Sunday marked one year since backpacker Theo Hayez was reported missing in Byron Bay. In a new video, his family has made a fresh, heartbreaking plea.

Emotional reason why Karina is helping cancer patients

premium_icon Emotional reason why Karina is helping cancer patients

“IT’S been really rewarding, there’s been some really beautiful people that I’ve got to meet.”

40,000 reasons to smile for Our Kids charity

premium_icon 40,000 reasons to smile for Our Kids charity

AN “INCREDIBLE” donation has helped the Northern Rivers charity buy a CTG machine.

An Aussie man who died in a Bali hotel may be a COVID victim

premium_icon An Aussie man who died in a Bali hotel may be a COVID victim

An Australian man has died in the Bali guesthouse where he was staying with his girlfriend after suffering respiratory problems.

DEADLY: Vets see surge in parvovirus cases

premium_icon DEADLY: Vets see surge in parvovirus cases

DOG owners are being urged to vaccinate, with Lismore veterinarians seeing a surge of parvovirus.

5G protesters gear up for rally at Telstra tower

premium_icon 5G protesters gear up for rally at Telstra tower

THE protesters say they are committed to keeping the community “5G-free”.

Alstonville bowler takes out top ranking

premium_icon Alstonville bowler takes out top ranking

FROM 59th to the incoming number one in the country, Alstonville lawn bowler Peter Taylor is thrilled.

Thu 4 Jun 2020

Kerb numbers: you don’t need it and shouldn’t do it

premium_icon Kerb numbers: you don’t need it and shouldn’t do it

A NORTHERN NSW council has issued a statement after reports of a “worker” claiming to represent them.

$4 million road extension, roundabout now open

premium_icon $4 million road extension, roundabout now open

THE long-awaited project will make a huge difference to residents.

Airlines ‘keeping their word’ with extra flights

premium_icon Airlines ‘keeping their word’ with extra flights

The mayor said the region “desperately needed” one of the routes that will soon resume.

SAVE ME: Barking owl on endangered bird list

premium_icon SAVE ME: Barking owl on endangered bird list

BUNGAWALBIN is a hot spot for the owl and sound recordings are tracking the species.

Kids get the green light for rugby league return

premium_icon Kids get the green light for rugby league return

SENIOR rugby league clubs still in limbo while juniors set for a return.

Why we've seen a massive drop in DV assaults

premium_icon Why we've seen a massive drop in DV assaults

"YOU will come to our attention and you will be held to account for your actions, it is just a matter of time".

CRACKDOWN: $1.5 million to stop illegal dumping

premium_icon CRACKDOWN: $1.5 million to stop illegal dumping

DUMPED waste can harm our health and pollute the environment.

Man, 93, airlifted to hospital after fall

premium_icon Man, 93, airlifted to hospital after fall

THE man suffered a severe laceration to his head when he fell.

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