What's fresh at your local farmers' market

KATE O'Neill gives us the lowdown on the best buys and the new produce available from Northern Rivers growers.

Fresh from the hydro hut to you

Rob and Narelle Andrews at their Burringbar farm.

Straight from the farm to the Gourmet Salad Hut.

Northern Rivers police numbers 'over strength'

THE BEAT GOES ON: Police numbers in the Richmond Local Area Command will remain stable after no new officers were assigned to the region.

No new cops for Northern Rivers beats

New music from Bernard Fanning isn't a pity

A still from the music video for Isn't It a Pity, Bernard Fanning's first single from the album Brutal Dawn, directed by Lucy Dyson.

The video clip of his new song is visually arresting

School celebrates leading principal

Coorabell kids celebrate with principal Geoff Coghlan.

Small school celebrates five years of inspirational leadership.

Splendour auctions VIP passes for flood appeal

Crowd at Splendour in the Grass 2016.  Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

Each pass will have a reserve price of $500

Renowned wildlife photographer headlines photo weekend

Renowned nature photographer Steve Parish is the special guest at the Northern Zone Camera Club convention to be held in Grafton

See the best in photography from our region next month

EDITORIAL: Keeping Straya fully Strayan

STRAYAN FLAGS: Just when you thought it was not even possible to be more Strayan than we already are, along comes this cracker of a quiz about Straya.

Straya is about to get even more Strayan

Improve relations with your teens

PARENTING ADVICE: Byron Bay author Michael Hawton.

Parenting expert at Byron Bay Library

Peace, love and crepes

CREPERY: Cecile Charrue serves authentic French crepes at her farmers market stall Peace, Love and Crepes.

A taste of France at the New Brighton Farmers Market

Will this newcomer kill Rebel Sports?

JD Sports will stock Beyonce's activewear line, Ivy Park.

It's been dubbed the “Rebel killer”

Microsoft Surface Studio goes on sale in Australia

Microsoft Surface Studio

With a price tag of $4699, it's definitely aimed at the top end

Kids addicted to their mobiles? How to shut them down

Japanese company has come up with forceful solution

Cyclone Debbie cuts $1.6b from BHP coal bottom line

CYCLONE Debbie has cut a swath through BHP Billiton’s coal operations

Amazon Australia: South-east Qld bid to lure giant

Amazon.com package is prepared for shipment by a United Parcel Service driver in Palo Alto, Calif. Photo: AAP.

Region is already home to American retailer and Swedish warehouse

Mayor, CEO meet Chinese investors in $1billion project

WELCOME: R& F Properties chairman Zhang Li meets with Mayor Paul Pisasale in China for talks about a $1 billion Springfield apartment development.

Pisasale also brings back big business ideas from Mongolia

Foot pursuits with police lead to three arrests

DRAMATIC scenes at Park Beach today saw police make a series of arrests after officers engaged in three separate foot pursuits at the one time.

Truck driver recalls moment of crash that killed girl

Courteney Pearl Matthews, 18, leaves Lismore Local Court.

Truck driver gives evidence over crash that killed Elle

Affordable rentals out of reach for North Coast residents

Rental affordability hits new crisis levels

Controversial Telstra tower being built near Lismore

WORK on the Telstra mobile base station on Nimbin Rd at Koonorigan is underway despite community opposition.

Telstra won't budge on going ahead with controversial tower

Hit and run: Driver flees after woman struck by car

Paramedics treat a woman who was struck by a vehicle while crossing the road in Park Ave.

Police search for motorist involved in pedestrian accident

More schools contacted over whooping cough outbreaks

Little boy receiving a vaccine

Health District supports affected schools

Accused Nimbin marijuana trimmers to face trial in July

COURT: Wood and brass judges gavel on a law book.
Photo contributed.

The men were paid piecemeal to trim cannabis heads for sale

The two year old who smoked 40 cigarettes a day

Do you remember the two-year-old who was addicted to smoking?

Champion swimmer urges people to talk about endometriosis

Australian swimmer Emily Seebohm shared her experience with endometriosis as Endometriosis Australia's ambassador at the EndoMarch High Tea.

Emily Seebohm encourages people to talk

BIG READ: The pain that endures for endometriosis sufferers

Mab Graves had acute stage four endometriosis. In 2016, after Lupron chemotherapy failed, she had a radical hysterectomy.

Inside life with a little-understood disease

'Men can beat their wives as long as they don't cause injury'

A bleeding Anthony Mundine of Australia clashes with Charles Hatley of the USA, during the WBC Silver Super welterweight title bout, at the Melbourne Convention Centre in Melbourne, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015. (AAP Image/Joe Castro) NO ARCHIVING EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Muslim boxer Anthony Mundine says men can beat their wives

Fairfield leaders 'disgusted' by Mark Latham's video

Former federal Opposition leader Mark Latham’s launched Outsiders earlier this year after being sacked from Sky News.

Latham labelled local MP a moral coward

'Coughing' truckie jailed

Kenneth Laurence Pillar outside District Court, prior to his bail being revoked in January. Picture: Greg Higgs.

Jury rejects 'coughing' truckie's claims and rules he is a killer.

Donald Trump's first 100 days: the wins and the losses

US President Donald J. Trump makes remarks before signing an Executive Order on Improving Accountability and Whistleblower Protection at the Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington, DC, USA 27 April 2017.

How has Trump really done in his first 100 days?

Albert, 4m pet crocodile, survives home inferno

50-year-old crocodile survives along with family

Pressure mounts for Yassmin Abdel-Magied to get the boot

Yassmin Abdel-Magied continues to feel the fallout from her post

7.2 magnitude quake hits the Philippines

An earthquake measuring 7.2 has struck the Philippines

Porn star angers church: 'God sees nothing wrong with my work'

She has appeared in hundreds of XXX movies and says she loves people watching her have sex

Porn star angers church goers, claims to be Evangelical Christian

Couple married for 69 years die within minutes of each other

Issac and Teresa Vatkin died within 40 minutes of each other while holding hands

They died holding hands after hospital staff put their beds together

'Snakurettor' problem shuts down Coast car

A snake found coiled up in Sunshine Coast car as it's about to go on the highway.

Record season of call-outs for snake catcher.

Woman swims with croc: 'VBs dared me to do it'

Innisfail woman Shae Pasetti with the small crocodile.

Facebook post has already attracted condemnation

Amber Heard's dog makes social media comeback

Amber Heard has finally let the dog out of the bag

'Let the kids have as much sugar as they want'

This list written by US parents has since gone viral

SPOOKY RIDE: Toowoomba set to get city ghost tour

A ghost tour could be coming to Toowoomba.

Be very afraid Toowoomba – you could be getting your own ghost tour

Couple wants to divorce and marry live-in girlfriend

A married couple with three kids is getting divorced, so that one of them can marry their live-in girlfriend and keep the trio happily intact.

Married couple with kids seeks divorce to marry live-in girlfriend

Anthony LaPaglia steps out with new fiancee

Screen legend Anthony LaPaglia has confirmed his engagement to his much younger girlfriend, Alexandra Henkel

Ronan Keating a dad for fourth time

Ronan Keating and Storm Keating.

Bouncing baby boy for Boyzone star

Lion King remake well under way

Seth Rogen.

More Lion King remake cast members revealed

The pic that could cost Khloe Kardashian $200k

Khloe Kardashian has admitted she "loves" watching porn, but doesn't think her family are famous purely because of her sister Kim Kardashian West's sex tape.

Khloe Kardashian has been slapped with a $A200,750 lawsuit

Silence of the Lambs director Jonathan Demme dies

Director Jonathan Demme, 73, has died of cancer. He is pictured here attending the premiere of "Song One" in New York.

TRIBUTES have poured in for the Oscar-winning director.