Regional News

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.

Mon 8 Oct 2018

Woman rescued from riverbank after car crash in CBD

Woman rescued from riverbank after car crash in CBD

THREE crews worked to rescue the trapped woman.

New TV ad gives Kyogle 'publicity that money can't buy'

New TV ad gives Kyogle 'publicity that money can't buy'

"WE JUMPED on the opportunity to promote our region globally as this is an international ad campaign."

SHARK ALERT: Beaches evacuated after shark sightings

SHARK ALERT: Beaches evacuated after shark sightings

A 3.5m white shark and a 2m bull shark have forced authorities to evacuate two local beaches this morning.

Man said he would burn victim alive in social media threat

Man said he would burn victim alive in social media threat

POLICE have reminded people that their social media comments can have legal implications.

FOUND: Missing man 'safe and well', say police

FOUND: Missing man 'safe and well', say police

THE Tintenbar 31-year-old was reported missing last week.

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