Regional News

Fri 9 Aug 2019

Veteran revisits Long Tan in film

Veteran revisits Long Tan in film

BALLINA'S Rev 'Shorty' Brown fought in the Vietnam War battle and shares his thoughts on a movie on the battle.

Sun 4 Aug 2019

P-plater pursued at more than 220kph in shocking chase

P-plater pursued at more than 220kph in shocking chase

Another provisional driver caught in state's north as police pursue car for 22km

Wed 31 Jul 2019

Olivia Newton-John sells in Ballina

Olivia Newton-John sells in Ballina

OLIVIA Newton-John has sold her sprawling property on the north coast. And she chose one of her oldest friends to secure the deal, reportedly worth about $5m.

Tue 30 Jul 2019

Missing backpacker ‘may be a prisoner’

Missing backpacker ‘may be a prisoner’

The father of Theo Hayez, who remains missing, believes his son could be a prisoner at a commune in northern NSW.

Sat 27 Jul 2019

How to turn $60 into $316,000

How to turn $60 into $316,000

Carla Harris is out to change how much cash Australians have in their bank accounts — and she’s making it easy for anyone with small steps.

Tue 23 Jul 2019

Grow new life for river

Grow new life for river

Plant a tree this Sunday to nurture new life

Warning: Winter is about to turn ‘bizarre’

Warning: Winter is about to turn ‘bizarre’

WE'RE in for a “spell of unseasonable warmth” forecasters have warned. Even the BOM thinks it’s odd.

Fri 19 Jul 2019

Man wanted over death could be in Northern NSW

Man wanted over death could be in Northern NSW

IF YOU see the 21-year-old, do not approach him, but call police immediately.

Thu 18 Jul 2019

Big W reveals first stores to close

Big W reveals first stores to close

The discount department store favourite has announced the first batch of stores to close next year and all three are in the same city.

Wed 17 Jul 2019

SHARK WATCH: White shark, bull shark spotted off our beaches

SHARK WATCH: White shark, bull shark spotted off our beaches

DRONES are in the sky up and down the North Coast to keep a look out for sharks off our beaches.

Tue 16 Jul 2019

Police identify van involved in hit-and-run death

Police identify van involved in hit-and-run death

POLICE have released images of a vehicle they believe may have been involved in the death of Mullumbimby man Tim Watkins last month

Sun 14 Jul 2019

Urgent search for 4 Gracemere children in stolen car

Urgent search for 4 Gracemere children in stolen car

The group took fishing rods, cash and one of the children left a note to his family indicating he was leaving.

Wed 10 Jul 2019

A performance that makes you feel good about housework

A performance that makes you feel good about housework

I knew the show was success when I overhead a man behind me say to his partner in passionate tones: "let go home and fold some sheets"

Tue 9 Jul 2019

‘Teaspoon is lethal’ in natural product

‘Teaspoon is lethal’ in natural product

Caffeine and green tea are among the most dangerous supplements in common use where even a tiny teaspoon can kill, a health expert has warned.

Sat 6 Jul 2019

Don’t fall into tax cuts trap

Don’t fall into tax cuts trap

The ATO has been inundated with more than 90,000 calls following the tax cut package, but don’t fall into this trap before you claim yours.

Tears and laughter as beloved 'larrikin' is farewelled

Tears and laughter as beloved 'larrikin' is farewelled

HUNDREDS of people have turned up for a memorial service for Tim Watkins, 22, who was killed in a hit-and-run last month.

Fri 5 Jul 2019

Workers urged to check their pay slips

Workers urged to check their pay slips

More than two million Australians are being urged to check their pay slips to ensure they have received a pay rise.

P-plater’s terrifying game of ‘chicken’

P-plater’s terrifying game of ‘chicken’

A teenager who left her passenger terrified as she played a game with oncoming cars is in police sights after she posted it on Snapchat.

Byron community won't give up on Theo Hayez

Byron community won't give up on Theo Hayez

POLICE have officially called off their search for the missing Belgian backpacker, but locals remain committed to finding him.

Thu 4 Jul 2019

Senior cop's heartfelt message as search is called off

Senior cop's heartfelt message as search is called off

"THIS was not an easy decision... it will no doubt take an emotional toll in our community".

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