Regional News

Mon 6 Apr 2020

What happens to the most vulnerable during a pandemic

premium_icon What happens to the most vulnerable during a pandemic

Society's most vulnerable are now facing more struggles during the COVID-19 pandemic

Hornets forced to play waiting game

premium_icon Hornets forced to play waiting game

GOONELLABAH’S Anzac Cup aspirations put on hold after qualifying for final.

LATEST: Updated coronavirus cases in Northern NSW

premium_icon LATEST: Updated coronavirus cases in Northern NSW

THERE are now 47 confirmed COVID-19 cases in our region, according to the latest figures from NSW Health.

Trapped in paradise: travellers stuck in Byron Bay

premium_icon Trapped in paradise: travellers stuck in Byron Bay

ONE man has received a huge response from people wanting to help him in this tricky situation.

Pro surfer's plea to keep beaches open

premium_icon Pro surfer's plea to keep beaches open

PROFESSIONAL surfer Owen Wright has begged Ballina council to keep local beaches open for everyone’s wellbeing.

Shock sentence for Casino man who bit cop, exposed penis

premium_icon Shock sentence for Casino man who bit cop, exposed penis

THE man, who was wearing a bra, bit a police officer during a violent struggle.

Lockdown luxury all just an illusion

premium_icon Lockdown luxury all just an illusion

Judging by the criticisms, few realise the reality of hotel quarantine beyond what social media tells them.

Get the Bluesfest vibe from the comfort of your home

premium_icon Get the Bluesfest vibe from the comfort of your home

THE popular music festival has been cancelled for this year, but a Ballina radio station is keeping the tunes alive.

Man killed in Tweed rollover after thrown from vehicle

premium_icon Man killed in Tweed rollover after thrown from vehicle

Paramedics were called but the man died at the crash scene.

Drinking session and DUI lead to our first COVID-19 fines

premium_icon Drinking session and DUI lead to our first COVID-19 fines

IT’S understood they’re the first social distancing-related fines issued in northern NSW.

Thor helps kids tackle COVID anxiety with free meditations

premium_icon Thor helps kids tackle COVID anxiety with free meditations

THE Hollywood star aims to help children cope with coronavirus-related stress and to help them focus with studies.

Queenslanders invade Lennox Head beach in 4WDs

premium_icon Queenslanders invade Lennox Head beach in 4WDs

LOCALS concerned this may lead to the closure of the beach, Ballina councillor says.

SURVIVORS: Heritage stores fight back against coronavirus

premium_icon SURVIVORS: Heritage stores fight back against coronavirus

LONG-established Northern Rivers businesses have been through wars and depressions, and are working to survive COVID-19.

From Lennox to NYC, how this mum ended up at United Nations

premium_icon From Lennox to NYC, how this mum ended up at United Nations

A LENNOX Head mother has been on a whirlwind ride after changing careers.

Sun 5 Apr 2020

7 coronavirus scams to watch out for

premium_icon 7 coronavirus scams to watch out for

SCAMMERS are taking advantage of the fear and uncertainty surrounding COVID-19.

How to find a dentist during the coronavirus crisis

premium_icon How to find a dentist during the coronavirus crisis

BUT you should only see the dentist for emergencies.

Tell your isolation story to be featured in COVID-19 doco

premium_icon Tell your isolation story to be featured in COVID-19 doco

A STREAMING platform is asking Australians to record their day-to-day personal experiences of life affected by Coronavirus and submit their footage.

Why this is the perfect time to change your lifestyle

premium_icon Why this is the perfect time to change your lifestyle

“PEOPLE have to cut their spending, people have to travel less, people can’t go shopping”.

So, your housemate won’t follow the COVID-19 rules

premium_icon So, your housemate won’t follow the COVID-19 rules

WHAT do you do if your housemate refuses to abide by social distancing rules, wash their hands or avoid social gatherings?

DUI charge, then fine for North Coast isolation breach

premium_icon DUI charge, then fine for North Coast isolation breach

A traffic stop led police to charge a man with mid-range reading before realising he should’ve been at home

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