Regional News

Thu 18 Oct 2018

'Disgusting, abominable': Homemade road spikes cause havoc

'Disgusting, abominable': Homemade road spikes cause havoc

AN ALSTONVILLE mechanic is warning drivers to be careful after homemade road spikes caused damage to local residents' cars.

Wed 17 Oct 2018

TRAGEDY: Woman killed after crash near Bangalow

TRAGEDY: Woman killed after crash near Bangalow

A WOMAN in her 20s has died after her car ran off the road and hit a tree on Bangalow Rd this afternoon.

Where you’ll find Australia’s best pizza

Where you’ll find Australia’s best pizza

THE people have spoken. Despite its surprising location, if you want a slice of the good stuff, this beachside pizzeria can’t be beat.

Mum's 'terrible' ordeal: Baby in hospital, home destroyed

Mum's 'terrible' ordeal: Baby in hospital, home destroyed

THE Lennox Head community is rallying to help the residents of two homes that burnt to the ground in a devastating fire.

Tue 16 Oct 2018

'Your son will be dead by the time he's a teenager'

'Your son will be dead by the time he's a teenager'

THIS was the devastating news that doctors delivered to this Northern Rivers family. But now they're on a mission to raise awareness.

Mon 15 Oct 2018

Severe weather warning cancelled

Severe weather warning cancelled

THE Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe weather warning as two weather systems combine to bring dangerous conditions to the Northern Rivers.

'Amazing' $200,000 lotto win for Casino pensioner

'Amazing' $200,000 lotto win for Casino pensioner

"THE (newsagent) owner was saying he had sold a first prize winning ticket and I screamed, 'that's me' and he just looked at me and said 'bullsh--'."

Popular coffee business is up for sale

Popular coffee business is up for sale

AFTER 27 years, it's "just time" to hang up the pinafore: "I'm 70 now so it's time to let someone a bit younger have a go".

'Disgusting' Domino's reopens after audit

'Disgusting' Domino's reopens after audit

THE company's CEO said there was no excuse for anything other than the highest of standards being carried out at store level.

Sun 14 Oct 2018

Two homes destroyed in fire overnight

Two homes destroyed in fire overnight

FIREFIGHTERS have been battling the fierce blaze since the early hours of this morning, but were unable to save the homes.

Fri 12 Oct 2018

Truck company thank witnesses who helped driver after crash

Truck company thank witnesses who helped driver after crash

THE truck company says it will work with police and the RMS to investigate the crash on the Bruxner Highway at Goonellabah which closed the road for 10 hours.

Flood Watch issued for the Northern Rivers

Flood Watch issued for the Northern Rivers

WIDESPREAD rain has the potential to cause flooding across the region.

Court appearance for couple who led police on dramatic chase

Court appearance for couple who led police on dramatic chase

THE man, who had a pregnant woman and two children in the car with him, allegedly rammed a police vehicle and threatened to kill officers.

Motorcyclist killed in Pacific Highway crash

Motorcyclist killed in Pacific Highway crash

UPDATE: NSW Police confirm the motorcyclist involved in a crash on the Pacific Highway has died.

Bank account targeted by scammers

Bank account targeted by scammers

A CASINO woman found three unauthorised transactions made using her bank card.

Thu 11 Oct 2018

'Unfortunate accident': Man killed during storm

'Unfortunate accident': Man killed during storm

"OUR thoughts are with the family of this man and hope no one has to encounter this type of loss."

Wed 10 Oct 2018

Who's just been announced on the Bluesfest lineup for 2019?

Who's just been announced on the Bluesfest lineup for 2019?

ANOTHER 19 artists have been added to the line up of the Byron Bay festival.

Tue 9 Oct 2018

Man does a runner on 100km taxi fare

Man does a runner on 100km taxi fare

THE man clocked up a $250 fare, but fled before paying.

Woman has a lucky escape after car plunges toward river

Woman has a lucky escape after car plunges toward river

THE car had come to rest upside down at the bottom of a steep bank, just a few metres from the river.

Fake moustache used in fuel theft

Fake moustache used in fuel theft

A MAN donned a disguise before allegedly attempting to steal petrol.

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