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    EVENING UPDATE

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DAMPENER ON SPEEDWAY SEASON

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It looks like Lismore’s Speedway Season is going to end on a wet note. The final round of the V8 dirt modifides is meant to run on Saturday, but could be the fifth meet to be washed out, topping off the worst season for promoter, David Lander.   Read More »

RATE RISE ON THE HORIZON FOR GREAT LAKES

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Residents in the Great Lakes area may be forced to foot larger rate bills next year following Council’s application for an additional 3.5 percent increase. The money will help to fund infrastructure backlog in the area. “Our information on our assets tells us that we need about an extra million dollars into roads- rural sealed roads so the intent is to apply that money into that,” Great Lakes Council’s Steve Embry said. Council will hold a number of meetings next week to update the community on its current financial position and plans for the future. (AUDIO IN PARTS) Read More »

LEAGUE LEGENDS JOIN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CALL

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Footy drills have been used to help combat domestic violence as part of a workshop in Grafton today. League legends Nathan Merrit and Alan Tounge ran the program designed to change attitudes towards the issue. Read More »

HONEYCOMB VALLEY FARM BUZZING WITH TOURISTS

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Agri-tourism in the Manning Valley has been gaining momentum, helping to keep many farms afloat. More farmers are being encouraged to participate in a range of workshops in Taree in May, to learn more about the concept. Read More »

GREENS LAUNCH BILL TO STOP CSG

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In a move that will need bipartisan support, the Greens have launched a Bill that could see coal seam gas production banned on the grounds of public interest. It was announced in front of a large crowd in Bentley this morning.   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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