Farewell to a founding father of the Aquarius Festival

Story Published: 28 Oct 2015

ONE of the founding fathers of the Aquarius Festival movement in Nimbin, Paul Joseph, has passed away after a long battle...

Aquarius Festival, Farewell, Lismore, Nimbin

Ned Saffin granted bail over alleged gunpoint sexual assault

Story Published: 27 Nov 2015

EDWARD “Ned” Saffin will be released on bail next week after allegedly sexually assaulting a man at gunpoint.

Bangalow, Byron Bay, Court, Drugs, Edward Saffin, Firearm, Gun, Lismore, Marijuana, Murwillumbah, Police, Possession, Rape, Sexual Assault

Woman faces 44 charges of dealing ice and illegal guns

Story Published: 16 Apr 2015

A QUEENSLAND woman has been arrested and is facing 44 charges over the alleged commercial supply of ice and illegal guns at...

Casino, Editors Picks, Ice, Illegal Guns, Lismore, Methamphetamines

Premier: Shark nets are now an option for North Coast

Story Published: 1 Sep 2015

PREMIER Mike Baird has said he would consider using ocean nets as a short-term solution to the North Coast’s ongoing shark...

Lismore, North Coast Nsw, Premier Mike, Shark Nets, Sharks

'Dogs can die within 10 seconds': vet's snake season warning

Story Published: 17 Sep 2015

LOCAL veterinarians say it’s a particular concern going into warmer months when both venomous snakes and ticks become more...

Animals, Lismore, Northern Rivers, Pets, Snake Season, Spring, Ticks

Volunteers clean up as plastic plague hits seabirds

Story Published: 7 Sep 2015

ALMOST every seabird in the world will be affected by potentially deadly plastic ingestion by 2050, research from the CSIRO...

Beaches, Environment, Lismore, Pollution, Seabirds, Volunteers

Baby Ronni gives her dad the best Father's Day gift ever

Story Published: 8 Sep 2015

WHEN Veronica ‘Ronni’ Pratten came into the world on Sunday morning she made Isaac Pratten the first new dad of Father’s...

Babies, Births, Father'S Day, Lismore, Parenting

Ambo station 1km away but footballer waits 36 mins for help

Story Published: 8 Sep 2015

A FOOTBALLER with a neck injury was left waiting on a Ballina sports field for 36 minutes, despite there being an ambulance...

Ambulance, Editors Picks, Emergency Services, Health, Lismore

Evans Head shark alarm due in next couple of weeks

Story Published: 28 Oct 2015

THERE will be a shark alarm system operating at the Evans Head Surf Lifesaving Club by mid-November, says Richmond Valley...

Evans Head, Lismore, Shark Alarm, Sharks

How the region's shark tracking operation will work

Story Published: 26 Aug 2015

THE mission to tag resident great whites will be a “fishing expedition” unlike any other seen in the region.

Environment, Lismore, Sharks

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