Regional News

Wed 1 Apr 2020

Truckies to be honoured for going ‘above and beyond’

premium_icon Truckies to be honoured for going ‘above and beyond’

“TRUCKING is essential to the Australian way of life and is connected to every industry from agriculture to construction and retail”.

42 PATIENTS: Coronavirus cases double in less than a week

premium_icon 42 PATIENTS: Coronavirus cases double in less than a week

"WE ARE very confident the worst is yet to come. We don't want any relaxation of people's attitude towards self-isolation, social distancing and hygiene".

Will we crash the internet?

premium_icon Will we crash the internet?

THE surge in internet use as the nation self-isolates is posing new challenges for our ISPs, NBN and businesses.

Where you can get hand sanitiser now

premium_icon Where you can get hand sanitiser now

LORD Byron Distillery is offering their hand sanitiser to any groups who may need it as the community and world at large face a shortage of the life saving item.

Private hospital joins forces with public sector

premium_icon Private hospital joins forces with public sector

THE boss of St Vincent’s Hospital Lismore says their clinical teams are "awaiting clear instructions" on how to help in the fight against coronavirus.

Can you still go to the beach during a pandemic?

premium_icon Can you still go to the beach during a pandemic?

THE advice on whether we can still go for a surf at the beach seems to be a bit of a blurred line.

MISSING: Have you seen Jaquielle?

MISSING: Have you seen Jaquielle?

POLICE are appealing for public assistance in locating Jaquielle Edwards.

9 measures allowing rebuilding efforts to continue

premium_icon 9 measures allowing rebuilding efforts to continue

TRADESPEOPLE are rebuilding bushfire-affected areas under new guidelines referring to the COVID-19 pandemic.

State pulls together to keep our frontline workers safe

State pulls together to keep our frontline workers safe

NSW officials have called on the state to rally behind our frontline health workers and support them with daily acts of kindness as they face their darkest hours on the...

NAMED: List of Northern Rivers drug dealers exposed

premium_icon NAMED: List of Northern Rivers drug dealers exposed

THIS list exposes the shocking cases of street-level drug supply on the Northern Rivers.

Masked man accused of violence toward paramedic, graffiti

premium_icon Masked man accused of violence toward paramedic, graffiti

HE remains on bail and has entered no formal pleas to his charges.

Alleged ‘brutal’ assault with guitar leads to murder charge

premium_icon Alleged ‘brutal’ assault with guitar leads to murder charge

The alleged murder of a Gladesville man who was allegedly attacked with a guitar in his own home has been described as a "brutal" act of violence by police.

Eat, pray and write poetry (and get 15,000 Insta friends)

premium_icon Eat, pray and write poetry (and get 15,000 Insta friends)

A CHANCE encounter with a yogi in India changed the entire course of this North Coast man’s life.

VIRUS BREAKDOWN: Coronavirus timeline on Northern Rivers

premium_icon VIRUS BREAKDOWN: Coronavirus timeline on Northern Rivers

HOW the outbreak of coronavirus has unfolded in our district.

Tue 31 Mar 2020

From takeaway to exercise: Unravelling NSW’s virus laws

premium_icon From takeaway to exercise: Unravelling NSW’s virus laws

As the government continues to enforce stricter social distancing measures, there are questions around how it works. We asked an expert to reflect on some common...

Horrifying prediction of visitor economy’s COVID-19 plunge

premium_icon Horrifying prediction of visitor economy’s COVID-19 plunge

HOLIDAYS in regional areas are off the cards and the region’s economy will be hit hard in the coming months.

The only 16 excuses for going out

The only 16 excuses for going out

People in NSW can cop fines or jail time if they go out under strict new measures announced last night, but there are 16 reasonable excuses according to the law.

Sources of infection recorded as coronavirus tally rises

premium_icon Sources of infection recorded as coronavirus tally rises

ANOTHER case of COVID-19 has been reported in Northern NSW Local Health District.

OPEN AGAIN: New rules at the tip

OPEN AGAIN: New rules at the tip

NEW operating hours, no cash allowed and booking before arriving are only some of the operational changes announced.

Coronavirus New South Wales update: all you need to know

Coronavirus New South Wales update: all you need to know

NSW residents now face massive fines and even jail time if they break laws restricting non-essential travel and all gatherings to two people.

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