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COFFS POLITICIAN SEEKS REVIEW OF SPEED LIMITS

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Politicians rarely call for higher speed limits on our roads but the Federal Member for Cowper has done just that…. Luke Hartsuyker says the change in speed limit from 80 to 60 kilometres an hour on service roads on Coffs Harbour’s north side is completely unrealistic. He’s receiving complaints that police often use the traffic radar on the roads involved. “Many people are saying this is a very safe section of road, police resources are perhaps better allocated in other areas where the roads are more dangerous,” said Mr Hartsuyker. He says he’ll be raising the speed limit issue with his state counterpart Andrew Fraser. (PART AUDIO ONLY) Read More »

TAMWORTH HOME GOES UP IN FLAMES

Tam Fire

An elderly couple suffered minor burns in a fire that destroyed their home in Tamworth overnight. It’s believed the blaze was sparked when the pair used an accelerant, to light a log fire. Read More »

BELLINGEN CUT IN TWO BY SWOLLEN RIVER

Bello Flood

The Coffs Coast has so far been spared serious flooding from the east coast low pressure system. But one swollen river has cut the town of Bellingen in two and may rise even higher in the next few hours. Read More »

AUSSIES BEAT KIWIS IN TOUCH WORLD CUP GAME

World Cup Touch

Australia defeated New Zealand in today’s men’s open clash at the Touch Football World Cup in Coffs Harbour. Showing the form that’s made them the reigning champions, the Aussies scored six tries to the Kiwis two. Read More »

WALLABIES WON’T TAKE SODDEN FIELD

The weather got the better of future Wallabies at Bond Uni, with their opening round Oceania Champs clash postponed to tomorrow.   Read More »

WARREN BIRMINGHAM BACK WITH THE WARATAHS

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He played for Australia for 10 years and now Lennox Head’s Warren Birmingham is returning to life in elite hockey. The former Coraki junior has just been appointed coach of the New South Wales Waratahs – a team that hasn’t won a National Championship since 1994.   Read More »

KIWIS SLAM AUSSIES AT TOUCH WORLD CUP IN COFFS

Touch Day 2

New Zealand proved too strong for Australia in the 35s division at the Touch Football World Cup in Coffs Harbour today. The Kiwis showed plenty of speed in the wet to defeat the Aussies 8 tries to 4. Read More »

AUSTRALIA DOMINATES WORLD CUP TOUCH IN COFFS

Touch Footy 30s

The Touch Football World Cup is underway in Coffs Harbour. On day one of competition, Australia dominated play, with wins across three divisions. Read More »

TOUCH FOOTBALL WORLD CUP UNDERWAY IN COFFS

Touch Opening

More than 2,000 Australian and overseas players have taken part in a colourful opening ceremony today at the Touch Football World Cup in Coffs Harbour. While there were celebrations today, heavy rain is predicted for the rest of the week, but organisers say they’re hoping for the best. Read More »

BROADWATER CRUISE TERMINAL A NO-GO

The Broadwater resort and cruise ship terminal project is dead and buried tonight. The new State Government is sticking to it’s election promise, ruling out any development on Wavebreak Island. While protestors are, yet again, breathing a huge sigh of relief… L-N-P heavies have reacted angrily.   Read More »

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