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CALLS FOR GRAFTON GAOL TO REOPEN

The Grafton Chamber of Commerce says more needs to be done to keep the local economy afloat. It’s highlighted the need to reopen the Grafton Gaol to ensure the region’s future. Read More »

FLOOD WATERS INUNDATE HOMES IN BULAHDELAH

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In Bulahdelah, residents have been left devastated after flood water left a path of destruction in its wake. Read More »

SHARON EDWARDS SEARCH CONTINUES

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Police divers and cadaver dogs have spent the day scouring the Clarence River at Lawrence, searching for missing grandmother, Sharon Edwards. It follows a search of two homes her and her estranged husband own.   Read More »

GROWING NEED FOR MEALS ON WHEELS ON COFFS COAST

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The need for Meals on Wheels is growing on the mid north coast. As a way of meeting the demand, the charity in Coffs Harbour is about to amalgamate with one in Woolgoolga. Read More »

STORM UPDATE 13.30 WITH PAUL LOBB AND GAVIN MORRIS

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Click to view another storm update, for those who can’t watch TV. Read More »

RSPCA CALLS FOR HELP AFTER ATTACK ON PUP

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The RSPCA is calling on the community to help find the person responsible for another sickening attack on a puppy in the Hunter. A male staffy-cross is in a critical condition, after being found with head injuries and multiple fractures, in national parkland at Cessnock. The RSPCA says a concerned member of the public called last night after seeing the dog, believed to be between one and two years old, by the side of the road. Wet weather hampered search efforts last night, but the pup was located this morning, and taken to the RSPCA’s Rutherford facility. It follows the brutal bashing deaths of a litter of unwanted puppies in the area last month. Read More »

NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THE SHARON EDWARDS CASE

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There’s been a new development in the case of missing Grafton grandmother, Sharon Edwards. Police have carried out a series of search warrants on the 55-year-old’s home, and that of her husband.   Read More »

NEW BOARDWALK FOR ICONIC PORT MACQUARIE LANDMARK

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Enjoying the views from Tacking Point Lighthouse is now a lot safer, thanks to a new 52-metre boardwalk. The $100,000 concrete walk way was a joint project between Port Macquarie-Hastings Council, the state government and the Rotary Club of Port Macquarie Sunrise. The boardwalk was stage four of a five-year project, which aimed to improve the historic site. “Its certainly enhanced the site and that’s what we set out do, we haven’t quite finished yet but this is another important step forward” The next stage of the project involves restoring the lighthouse keeper’s cottage. (AUDIO IN PARTS) Read More »

MELANOMA AWARENESS FORUM IN WAUCHOPE

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The Mid North Coast has one of the highest rates of melanoma cancer in the state. The deadly disease was discussed at an awareness forum in Wauchope on Monday, which coincided with a breakthrough drug approved for melanoma patients. Read More »

MAN CHARGED AFTER ALLEGEDLY COMMITTING INDECENT ACT

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A 63-year-old man has been charged after allegedly committing an indecent act in front of a child at a service centre near Taree on the weekend. It’s believed members of the public contacted Police when the man started acting suspiciously around children. He was refused bail and will appear in Taree Local Court on Tuesday. Read More »

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