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Wed 16 May 2018

UPDATE: Missing woman had been on camping trip

UPDATE: Missing woman had been on camping trip

POLICE said the 27-year-old had contacted family members, and officers would now try to make direct contact with her.

What life is really like for Jenny Dowell after council

What life is really like for Jenny Dowell after council

"I JUST wanted to melt into the background, but it is nice when someone I don't know says 'hello Jenny'.”

Chris Hemsworth thanks fans for Avengers success

Chris Hemsworth thanks fans for Avengers success

A VIDEO posted by the actor from the gym while working out has been going viral this morning.

Police uncover treasure trove of stolen items

Police uncover treasure trove of stolen items

ARE any of these items yours?

Tue 15 May 2018

207 kit homes recalled by Bunnings

207 kit homes recalled by Bunnings

BUNNINGS said every customer affected by the recall will be personally contacted, with electricians to visit impacted homes.

Your chance to get on a psychedelic flight to Woodstock 2019

Your chance to get on a psychedelic flight to Woodstock 2019

NORTHERN Rivers residents could help to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Woodstock Music Festival.

More than $120K in grants won by Northern NSW artists

More than $120K in grants won by Northern NSW artists

SEVEN artists have received funding in latest round of grants announced by the Australia Council for the Arts.

Mon 14 May 2018

'I thought I might die': The infection killing thousands

'I thought I might die': The infection killing thousands

A SIMPLE health measure could prevent serious disease or death. But vaccination rates have dropped to an all-time low, and it's having devastating consequences.

Boy’s kidnap in global racket link: hunt for second man

Boy’s kidnap in global racket link: hunt for second man

POLICE are desperately hunting for a man believed to have kidnapped a 12-year-old boy amid fears of an international extortion racket.

Sun 13 May 2018

'Nobody was looking for us': How I swam 10 hours at sea

'Nobody was looking for us': How I swam 10 hours at sea

MICHAEL swam for 10 hours from a sunken prawn trawler and collapsed naked on a beach to raise the alarm. This is his story.

Man found with serious head injury

Man found with serious head injury

A MAN in his 30s has been flown to Gold Coast University Hospital with a serious head injury.

Sat 12 May 2018

Chopper rescue for man left stranded near top of Mt Warning

Chopper rescue for man left stranded near top of Mt Warning

WESTPAC Helicopter deployed to rescue a man stranded on the top of Mt Warning.

Missing 19-year-old man found 'safe and well'

Missing 19-year-old man found 'safe and well'

RICHMOND Police District have reported 19-year-old Miles Moraghan has been found, after he went missing after attending Mardi Grass in Nimbin.

Fri 11 May 2018

INNOCENCE LOST: The murder-suicides that rocked Australia

INNOCENCE LOST: The murder-suicides that rocked Australia

Tragic Margaret River deaths raise the ghosts of family murder-suicide tragedies throughout Australia's history

$27,000 tractor 'broke in half the first time I used it'

$27,000 tractor 'broke in half the first time I used it'

"THE engine runs great. Pity it won't turn the wheels anymore."

'Bring back Norco': Health workers angry after milk change

'Bring back Norco': Health workers angry after milk change

THE health union says the NSW Government has "abandoned" local milk supplier Norco and to source milk from Queensland.

Knife-wielding woman charged over break-in

Knife-wielding woman charged over break-in

POLICE said the woman, 34, threatened a man inside a house near Lismore and stole a number of items before fleeing.

Thu 10 May 2018

ICE-COLD: Temps tipped to plummet

ICE-COLD: Temps tipped to plummet

TEMPERATURES are expected to be well below average for the North Coast, with a "super low" on the way.

Wed 9 May 2018

New APRA AMCOS role is music to Jana Gibson's ears

New APRA AMCOS role is music to Jana Gibson's ears

THE SCU graduate and former Mullumbimby resident will take on a national executive role.

'F... off I'm not stopping': Man at fatal crash scene

'F... off I'm not stopping': Man at fatal crash scene

HE ALLEGEDLY told police: "F*** off, I am not stopping" at the scene where a motorcyclist was killed near Casino.

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