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    EVENING UPDATE

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GROWING FEARS FOR THREE LOCALS MISSING IN NEPAL

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Meanwhile there are growing fears for three Northern Rivers locals still missing in Nepal following the massive earthquake. 20 year-old Oliver Kohlenberg from Byron Bay was last seen in Kathmandu. While two local women travelling together have yet to make contact since Sunday’s disaster. 25-year-old Casino woman Ngaire (NEYE-A-REE) Seccombe’s brother Edward told NBN the family is hopeful she will pop her head up soon. Alongside her is 25-year-old woman Athena Zelandonii (zell-and-own-ee) from Goolmangar. The pair were reportedly last seen in Langtang Valley North of Nepal, one of the country’s worst affected regions. Read More »

WYONG CAPTAIN TO LEAD NEW SOUTH WALES

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Wyong’s Mitch Williams has been named hooker and Captain of the New South Wales Cup representative side. The team will face Queensland Residents in Brisbane on Sunday.   Read More »

NRRRL ROUND THREE RESULTS

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Northern United and Murwillumbah Mustangs have been forced to settle for a 10 all draw in round four of the NRRRL competition. While the Turkeys nabbed a narrow win over Mullumbimby, The Brethren remain winless after going down to Byron, and Cudgen suffered its first loss of the season against Ballina. Read More »

COUNTDOWN IS ON UNTIL BYRON BAY OCEAN SWIM BEGINS

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Recent bad weather has wreaked havoc on Byron Bay winter whales entry numbers. Organisers say at the moment less than 600 have signed up to take part in the fundraiser. Read More »

TAMWORTH SET TO BENEFIT FROM POWER SELL OFF

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With parliament set to resume next week, the sell-off of the state’s electricity assets are set to be a hot topic. Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson says he’ll aim to ensure the electorate gets its fair share of cash. 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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