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    EVENING UPDATE

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THE ART OF WOOL

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Some of the world’s leading fashion designers will have their work on display in Armidale tomorrow night, alongside a number of artworks. The Art of Wool exhibition aims to promote the different ways the natural fibre can be used.   Read More »

OPALS SHINE ON THE CENTRAL COAST

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Australia’s premier women’s basketball team, the Opals, are back on the Central Coast gearing up for a big international campaign. The team is using Terrigal’s stadium to help prepare for games in Europe, as well as a huge Olympic qualifier. Read More »

‘KIDS ALIVE’ GOES GLOBAL

Lawrie Laurence, who pioneered the ‘kids alive, do the five’ campaign, is gaining an international profile. Today, the former Australian team coach shared his early childhood swimming techniques with more than 70 swim coaches from across the world – in a bid to prevent infant drownings.   Read More »

WYONG COUNCIL OPTS FOR TREE CHANGE POLICY

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Recent storm activity on the Central Coast has prompted Wyong Council to bring forward changes to the shire’s tree removal process. Under changes made last night, landowners in the shire will now be able to remove any trees or vegetation on properties less than 1500 metres squared, without council approval. The changes do not apply to endangered species. It comes after months of backlash from the Trees Bateau Bay Group, which believes the changes will result in a so called ‘chain-saw massacre’ of native trees.   Read More »

PARKO EYES OFF FINALS PLACE IN RIO PRO

Joel Parkinson put aside some time this morning to mentor young surfers…but his mind’s already on the next world tour event, the Rio Pro.   Read More »

  • WEATHER: SUN, SUN AND MORE SUN

    WEATHER: SUN, SUN AND MORE SUN

    We are in for a beaming week of sunshine. Today has been very warm and it will be even warmer in northern New South Wales and south east Queensland tomorrow. As we move through the week, the only difference will be a drop in temperature. Cool to cold, dry south westerly winds will be with us for some time including this weekend as the sunshine rolls on. Some very nice surfing conditions are on the way as well. Read More »
  • BEHIND THE SCENES WITH A NEWSPAPER CARTOONIST

    BEHIND THE SCENES WITH A NEWSPAPER CARTOONIST

    They hold a mirror to the world… reflecting society’s triumphs, troubles and challenges. The role of the newspaper cartoonist is as relevant as ever and NBN news explores the razor-sharp social commentary of one the finest – veteran Newcastle Herald cartoonist Peter Lewis. Read More »
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