Regional News

Fri 12 Oct 2018

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.

Sun 7 Oct 2018

Are we still in drought after yesterday's rain?

Are we still in drought after yesterday's rain?

TWO months after the entire state was drought declared, the situation is starting to improve.

Sat 6 Oct 2018

Meet the adorable dog helping fight crazy ant invasion

Meet the adorable dog helping fight crazy ant invasion

JET is ready to get to work tracking down these pests in the Lismore CBD. Good boy!

'If we can't see you, we can't save you'

'If we can't see you, we can't save you'

A VITAL warning has been issued by surf life savers as patrols kick off on North Coast beaches.

Fri 5 Oct 2018

No Donald Trump, it's a scary time to be a woman

No Donald Trump, it's a scary time to be a woman

With four women killed in three days, SHERELE MOODY says it might be an uncomfortable time to be a man, but it's a scary time to be female in Australia.

'Not a late night hangout': police slam bad behaviour

'Not a late night hangout': police slam bad behaviour

POLICE have issued a warning after incidents of antisocial behaviour at a Northern Rivers gallery.

Thu 4 Oct 2018

Why festivals breached patron numbers in 2017

Why festivals breached patron numbers in 2017

A FESTIVAL site and quarry were issued with penalty notices after spot inspections.

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