Regional News

Mon 22 Oct 2018

Chris Hemsworth surprises hitchhiker with no ordinary lift

Chris Hemsworth surprises hitchhiker with no ordinary lift

A HITCHHIKER trying to get to Byron Bay hit the jackpot when Chris Hemsworth pulled over — and this was no ordinary lift.

Coronial inquest into fatal light plane crash off Byron Bay

Coronial inquest into fatal light plane crash off Byron Bay

THE circumstances surrounding death of the Lennox Head pilot will be examined in an inquest this week.

Sun 21 Oct 2018

Toddler taken to hospital after snake bite

Toddler taken to hospital after snake bite

The two-year-old is being treated after a suspected brown snake bite

Kiwi tourist blows her licence driving wrong way down street

Kiwi tourist blows her licence driving wrong way down street

Understanding road rules, and alcohol limits, in foreign countries is important when travelling overseas.

Sat 20 Oct 2018

Man killed by lightning in NSW

Man killed by lightning in NSW

A MAN has been killed by lightning at a racecourse in central western NSW as storms hit the state.

Man charged with throwing garbage bins at cars

Man charged with throwing garbage bins at cars

The Casino man allegedly spat on a police vehicle and in their cells upon being arrested

Deadbeat parents owe Aussie kids $1.57b

Deadbeat parents owe Aussie kids $1.57b

Deadbeat parents owe Aussie kids $1.57b. Could Sweden be the secret to ending our child support farce, writes SHERELE MOODY.

Fri 19 Oct 2018

Scammer made a 'terrible mistake', then asks for $6000

Scammer made a 'terrible mistake', then asks for $6000

A MAN saying he was from Telstra called a Northern Rivers woman, saying he wanted to reimburse her money.

Man's body found in ute tray after shooting

Man's body found in ute tray after shooting

Police appeal for information after fatal shooting.

Family say 'unnecessary force' used in teen arrests

Family say 'unnecessary force' used in teen arrests

WHAT started out as a straightforward operation went from “zero to 100”, according to one witness.

Thu 18 Oct 2018

Casino man caught allegedly stealing from ambulance

Casino man caught allegedly stealing from ambulance

POLICE allege the man was found with debit cards not belonging to him.

'Incredible life story' captured by talented photographer

'Incredible life story' captured by talented photographer

A STUNNING portrait of a local identity has received an honourable mention in an international award competition.

'Disgusting, abominable': Homemade road spikes cause havoc

'Disgusting, abominable': Homemade road spikes cause havoc

AN ALSTONVILLE mechanic is warning drivers to be careful after homemade road spikes caused damage to local residents' cars.

Wed 17 Oct 2018

TRAGEDY: Woman killed after crash near Bangalow

TRAGEDY: Woman killed after crash near Bangalow

A WOMAN in her 20s has died after her car ran off the road and hit a tree on Bangalow Rd this afternoon.

Where you’ll find Australia’s best pizza

Where you’ll find Australia’s best pizza

THE people have spoken. Despite its surprising location, if you want a slice of the good stuff, this beachside pizzeria can’t be beat.

Mum's 'terrible' ordeal: Baby in hospital, home destroyed

Mum's 'terrible' ordeal: Baby in hospital, home destroyed

THE Lennox Head community is rallying to help the residents of two homes that burnt to the ground in a devastating fire.

Tue 16 Oct 2018

'Your son will be dead by the time he's a teenager'

'Your son will be dead by the time he's a teenager'

THIS was the devastating news that doctors delivered to this Northern Rivers family. But now they're on a mission to raise awareness.

Mon 15 Oct 2018

Severe weather warning cancelled

Severe weather warning cancelled

THE Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe weather warning as two weather systems combine to bring dangerous conditions to the Northern Rivers.

'Amazing' $200,000 lotto win for Casino pensioner

'Amazing' $200,000 lotto win for Casino pensioner

"THE (newsagent) owner was saying he had sold a first prize winning ticket and I screamed, 'that's me' and he just looked at me and said 'bullsh--'."

'Disgusting' Domino's reopens after audit

'Disgusting' Domino's reopens after audit

THE company's CEO said there was no excuse for anything other than the highest of standards being carried out at store level.

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