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The Prime Minister looks let to dump his controversial paid parental leave scheme, in a desperate bid to ease tensions amongst coalition ranks.   Police have shut down a Nomad clubhouse and more than a dozen bikies have been charged, after dramatic raids in Sydney.   A female bottle shop worker has been threatened with an axe, during a terrifying at robbery at Lemon Tree Passage near Newcastle.   And thousands of football fans are filling Stadium Australia, ahead of the Socceroos big Asian Cup grand final showdown with Korea. Read More »

MIXED DAY FOR KNIGHTS

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Returning to the Auckland Nines and the Newcastle Knights have had mixed results. After defeating St George, Rick Stone’s men were pipped by Parramatta later in the day, but still have the chance of making it to the finals with one group game left. Read More »

YOUNGSTER HAVE A BALL AT BALLINA BOWLS

There’s no denying our local youngsters were having a ball in Ballina today. “It’s really fun and I just wanted to have a go.” The Ballina Bowls Club is now offering a free introduction to the sport for the very first time. Organisers hope bowls will be seen as a good alternative to contact sports, as well as something which can be enjoyed by players of any age. “It’s an opportunity for the young ones to come out, be outside in a good clean environment, playing a pretty safe sort of game and non-contact and they can do it with their family” “I enjoy that it’s really nice and simple to learn and kids of all ages can do it so it’s pretty much available to everyone.” Free introductory sessions will be on offer at the Ballina RSL Bowls Club ... Read More »

CASINO’S BEEF WEEK SECURES NAMING SPONSOR

Good news for Casino’s ‘Beef Week’. The event has secured a new major sponsor for the next two years, with the Northern Cooperative Meat Company jumping on board. “It gives us the confidence to keep the festival growing every year as we do and makes it better for the community to enjoy.” This year’s Beef Week Festival will be held from May 23 until June 2. Read More »

CLAUSON CONTINUES TO DOMINATE WORLD MIDGET CHAMPIONSHIP

Bryan Clauson continued his dominance in the World Midget Championships at the Lismore Speedway overnight. Clauson, who’s been almost unbeatable throughout the competition, led New Zealand Champion Michael Pickens and California’s Darren Hagen to the chequered flag. The eighth-round of the competition continues tonight. Read More »

  • WEATHER: MONSTER SWELL

    WEATHER: MONSTER SWELL

    A monster swell is hitting the NSW coast with 10ft sets hitting the Newcastle and Central Coast beaches. Most beaches are closed and the big swell will continue across the weekend due to the incredibly deep east coast low which is slowly moving towards NZ. This low is keeping conditions clear across the region. Nights are cool and mornings crisp. We’ll be able to squeeze another perfect day in to kick start the weekend on Saturday. From Sunday coastal showers are going to return spreading inland on Monday and Tuesday. Read More »
  • EVENING UPDATE

    EVENING UPDATE

    The Prime Minister looks let to dump his controversial paid parental leave scheme, in a desperate bid to ease tensions amongst coalition ranks.   Police have shut down a Nomad clubhouse and more than a dozen bikies have been charged, after dramatic raids in Sydney.   A female bottle shop worker has been threatened with an axe, during a terrifying at robbery at Lemon Tree Passage near Newcastle.   And thousands of football fans are filling Stadium Australia, ahead of the Socceroos big Asian Cup grand final showdown with Korea. Read More »
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