March 2019

Published a story 22nd Mar 2019 2:40 PM

BUT the council says ratepayers won't have to foot the bill for repairs.

Defects found after $14 million pool upgrades

BUT the council says ratepayers won't have to foot the bill for repairs.

Published a story 22nd Mar 2019 10:22 AM

THE Northern Rivers man's defence team has claimed his Alzheimer's may have "had a role in his offending”.

Former Nazi prisoner found guilty of child rape offences

THE Northern Rivers man's defence team has claimed his Alzheimer's may have "had a role in his offending”.

Published a story 21st Mar 2019 2:33 PM

THE allegations against the woman have gone before the court for the first time since a motorbike rider was killed at Alstonville last year.

FATAL CRASH: Woman, 33, faces negligent driving charges

THE allegations against the woman have gone before the court for the first time since a motorbike rider was killed at Alstonville last year.

Published a story 21st Mar 2019 6:29 AM

MAJOR works are needed at the Ballina airport to ensure it can cater for a new fleet of Jetstar planes.

Ballina's 'biggest asset' at risk without $28m upgrade

MAJOR works are needed at the Ballina airport to ensure it can cater for a new fleet of Jetstar planes.

Published a story 20th Mar 2019 4:18 PM

A LISMORE Heights landowner still affected by a serious landslip which occurred during the 2017 flood says the council is taking too long to remedy the issue.

$1.2 million spent on toxic landslip but it's 'still a mess'

A LISMORE Heights landowner still affected by a serious landslip which occurred during the 2017 flood says the council is taking too long to remedy the issue.

Published a story 20th Mar 2019 9:53 AM

A BOY who broke into a woman's Lismore home, sexually assaulted her and then attacked her with a knife, has been sent to jail.

BRUTAL ATTACK: Teen sentenced to 10 years prison after rape

A BOY who broke into a woman's Lismore home, sexually assaulted her and then attacked her with a knife, has been sent to jail.

Published a story 19th Mar 2019 4:19 PM

THE financial viability of the Ballina Byron Gateway Airport is "at risk" due to the need to widen its runway to cater for the next fleet of Jetstar aircraft.

'AT RISK': Airport needs $30 million for upgrades

THE financial viability of the Ballina Byron Gateway Airport is "at risk" due to the need to widen its runway to cater for the next fleet of Jetstar aircraft.

Published a story 18th Mar 2019 3:40 PM

A MAN who was fatally shot by Corrective Services in Lismore had wept in court as he was refused bail earlier the same day.

Man claimed he 'did nothing wrong' before being fatally shot

A MAN who was fatally shot by Corrective Services in Lismore had wept in court as he was refused bail earlier the same day.

Published a story 18th Mar 2019 12:46 PM

THE judge was forced to ask the accused to stop speaking when he repeatedly interrupted her.

Barefoot and late for court: Nimbin man denies his identity

THE judge was forced to ask the accused to stop speaking when he repeatedly interrupted her.

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