Renee Berry:
Renee Berry: "My 10 month old niece and 3 month old daughter's first Xmas pics, taken at Casino Community Centre."

18 adorable photos of kids with Santa

MOST kids love the idea of Santa, but when it comes to having a photo with the big guy, it's not always so fun.

The Northern Star asked our readers to send in their festive photos and we loved seeing your pics.

Thanks to everyone who contributed.

Merry Christmas to all of our readers!


Man, 76, allegedly spent $200K on cannabis

Premium Content Man, 76, allegedly spent $200K on cannabis

A court has heard he travelled to Northern NSW to pick up 36kg of cannabis.

$10M spruce up of major secondary road underway

Premium Content $10M spruce up of major secondary road underway

Initial work on the back road between Coraki and Woodburn will take about a week.

30 silos, almost 13m high, proposed for Ballina Shire

Premium Content 30 silos, almost 13m high, proposed for Ballina Shire

The silos would be used for seasonal storage of local produce