Festival is about taking time out for 'me'

AUNTY Thelma joins the circle at opening of festival to give women time for themselves

Congratulations all around Brett Adlington

Brett Adlington, director of Lismore Regional Gallery at EuroVisions: Contemporary Art from The Goldberg Collection.

Regional Gallery celebrates as new exhibitions draw large numbers

Gallery hums with two new exhibitions

SHOW STOPPER: Hobie Porter at the opening of Unnatural History: The Tower Hill Project at The Lismore Regional Gallery.

Regional Gallery hums with two new exhibitions

Chicks With Attitude - the true meaning behind the CWA

BAKE READY: Alison (centre) on the new branch of Lismore's CWA outside the tea rooms at Spinks Park.

Meet the CWA chicks who serve crackerjack scones

Um... can you just not?

CANDID: Barnaby Joyce caught eyeing off former staffer and current partner Vikki Campion back at a summit in 2016.

When you doing something you think you shouldn't, can you just not?

Screenworks gets funding to go national

Screenworks General Manager Ken Crouch.

Evolution program has received funding from Screen Australia

Relay For Life goes around and comes around

READY TO GO: Performers ready to take part in 2018 Lismore's Got Talent.

Relay For Life goes around and comes around

Grabowsky reinvents Lior on stage

Israeli- born, Australian musician Lior.

Musicians are coming to the Northern Rivers

Enova energises local power at Expo

Lismore Heights Primary School kids were excited to be photographed with Mike Haydon and some of Lismore's solar powered and electric vehicles in lead up to Enova Energy Expo at City Hall.

Enova energises local power at Expo

Need to Eat The Street and be safe in the street

Need to Eat The Street and be safe in the street

Street photos the start of a self-driving future

Is this car capturing our town for Google Maps?

Mapping service snaps the streets of Grafton

Teen dies after headphones ‘melt in her ears’

The girl’s grandmother told the doctor that they found her granddaughter unconscious, lying on the floor

A student has been electrocuted while using her charging mobile phone

Messaging service down for Telstra customers

Telstra users are unable to send iMessages.

Telstra Iphone customers are being plagued with outages today

KFCs could be closed ‘for up to a month’

KFC has now opened 450 restaurants but some are operating limited hours. Picture: Barcroft KFC closes most UK outlets over chicken shortage

Chicken fans could face up to a month before KFC returns to normal business

Device set to replace your iPhone

Pretty soon, the smartphone will being playing second fiddle. Picture: Damien Meyer

“They all know the thing after the smartphone is this”

'I've spent my life savings fighting a mine company'

A bulldozer has cleared land close to the QCoal mine site. Mr Reed believes it is to   create a creek diversion.

Years of legal battles end with a bulldozer and a resident on brink

Facebook comment causes ride from hell

PASSENGERS had to put up with the rage of a Facebooker.

Man expected to face more than 100 child porn charges

A man is expected to be charged with more than 100 child porn-related offences.

Northern Rivers man likely to face more than 100 child porn charges

UPDATE: Water police continue search for missing yachtsman

The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter is involved in a search for a missing yachtsman.

Search operation conducted off the coast of Yamba

Prison guard warns the public: 'Sleep with one eye open’

A prisoner peers through his cell door in Darcy 1 compound in D Block, at Sydney’s Silverwater Prison. Picture: Adam Taylor

"The most dangerous inmates are being pumped out as fast as they can"

‘Violent confrontation’ before taser death

The man, who was being held under the Mental Health Act, fled a nearby hospital. Source: Troy Snook/News Corp Australia.

Man who died in taser incident had a ‘violent confrontation’ with police

Wife of IS recruiter stands for judge

Moutia Elzahed appeared at Sydney’s Downing Centre district court today. Source: AAP Image/Glenn Campbell.

Islamic ‘disrespectful behaviour’ defendant stands for magistrate

Bodies of kids still unidentified

The bodies of a woman and two children were found in the charred wreckage of this house (above) in northern Canberra. Picture: Gary Ramage.

THE woman and two children whose died in a house fire have yet to be identified

Ellen stunned by how out of touch Bill Gates is

Ellen was left slightly gobsmacked by Bill Gates' out-of-touch responses. Bill Gates doesn't know the price of groceries

No late night runs to Aldi for milk and chips for Bill Gates

The world is jealous of our new Macca’s burger

The new McDonald's Big Brekkie Burger.

The rest of the world is losing its mind over our new Macca's burger

Inside Rihanna’s incredible 30th

Rihanna at her 30th birthday party in New York. Picture: Instagram/Instagram

RIHANNA rang in her 30th birthday with an elegant dinner in New York

‘Sicko’: How teen exposed pedo

Prolific paedophile Dr Matthew Falder was this week sentenced to 32 years in prison for 137 offences, including blackmail and encouraging the rape of a child.

THE online nicknames he chose, 666devil and Evilmind, were no empty boast

Reds lock feels reinvigorated under Thorn

ON THE BURST: Reds lock Kane Douglas in action against the Sharks from South Africa last season.

Buccaneers junior hoping to be a mainstay of Reds roster in 2018.

Trump rolls out red carpet for PM

US President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull last met at the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) forum in the Philippines last November. Picture: AAP Image/Mick Tsikas

MALCOLM Turnbull will enjoy red carpet treatment from Donald Trump

MAFS’ Ryan confesses to Ashley date: ‘I rang her’

Davina and Ryan get hitched.

'You know you go shopping with your mum. It’s just harmless shopping'

Slain bikie widow extracted husband's sperm

Love story: Carolina Gonzalez with the love of her life, slain former bikie boss Mahmoud ‘Mick’ Hawi. Picture: Facebook

'A true love story you two, he will live through your beautiful boys for always'

World’s most famous nerd to guest star on Big Bang

The Big Bang Theory is getting a very special guest star. Drop the Mic: Kunal Nayyar vs Mayim Bialik

Big Bang is adding yet another real-life genius to its list of guest appearances

Supermum wins gold at 18th attempt

USA's Jessica Diggins and Kikkan Randall celebrate winning gold in the women's cross country team sprint free final.

Kikkan Randall’s fifth Winter Olympics and her first gold medal

Killer’s sick reason for murder

Donald Smith was found guilty of abducting, raping and killing eight-year-old Cherish Perrywinkle after he lured her away from her mother in June of 2013. Picture: Bob Self

“I KNOW you’re in there, little b**ch, I’m going to find you.”

'Supernan' jumps from plane for landmark birthday

UP IN THE AIR: Una Hammond knows how to celebrate an 85th birthday

It was absolutely fantastic, I wanted to do it again

Meg Lanning boost ahead of India tour

India wicketkeeper Sushma Verma looks on as Meg Lanning hits out during last year’s ICC Women's World Cup.

Meg Lanning to return for tour of India.

Pollie nicknames: the good, the bad and the hilarious

RED FACED: Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce, in full flight during Question Time in December, demonstrates how the wags came up with the first part of his nickname Beetrooter.

Barnaby Joyce's new nickname inherits a proud Aussie tradition.

Cadbury denies ditching ‘Easter’

Erin Molan pictured for the BW Magazine Hot List 2017. Picture: Rohan Kelly

“How come they don’t say Easter anymore?”

Dad finds daughter’s heartbreaking texts

The British journalist shared pictures of the texts on Twitter this week.

A FATHER has shared the heartbreaking texts he discovered on his old phone

‘Hangry’ vegans fuming over nine-course fail

The event was sold as a nine-course dinner.

VEGANS were left angry and confused after a “nightmare” cruise

MOVIE REVIEW: Game Night plays around, only barely wins

Game Night is an erratic American comedy with the tough task of being edgy and endearing at the same time. When it gets it right, the movie lands big laughs.

MOVIE REVIEW: The little Aussie film that couldn’t

The BBQ, featuring Magda Szubanski alongside a character playing a master Japanese Wagyu farmer, explaining hybrid vigour on the white board

The BBQ is an Australian comedy made with a very bland recipe.

Best, worst and weirdest on BRIT Awards red carpet

Singer Rita Ora poses for photographers upon arrival at the Brit Awards 2018 in London, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)

LEAVE it to pop stars to bring the OTT fashion.

Tabatha’s reality check for small businesses

Reality television star and hairdresser Tabatha Coffey.

Australia’s Tabatha Coffey helps struggling families in new series.

What's on the big screen this week

Jason Clarke and Helen Mirren in a scene from the movie Winchester.

AUSSIE comedians get grilling and Helen Mirren's dark thriller.

Rocker’s wife: ‘He wasn’t a junkie’

Chris Cornell with wife Vicky. The Soundgarden rocker died last May. Picture: Splash News

“He wanted to be there for his family, for his children ... he loved his life”

J-Law responds to photo uproar

Jennifer Lawrence has told everyone to ‘get a grip’ after controversy over her Red Sparrow photocall

JENNIFER Lawrence has shut down chatter and told everyone to “get a grip”