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BEYONCE’S ANGEL RECEIVES GRIM DIAGNOSIS

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A Newcastle girl, who became an online sensation after joining Beyonce onstage, has received a grim diagnosis. Chelsea James’s family is now preparing to say goodbye, just a few months short of her 16th birthday. Donate HERE  or call Lisa on 0404170710 Read More »

WEATHER UPDATE: GREAT FRIDAY

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It wasn’t Good Friday it was a Great Friday with a perfect Easter to follow. More fine sunny days on the way followed by cool nights and SW winds. The big swell on the coast is going to continue abating from Sunday. Enjoy. Read More »

EXTRA POLICE THIS EASTER WEEKEND

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Extra police will be out in force in Coffs Harbour this Easter long weekend, targeting drugs and alcohol. Operation Gigantes aims to stamp out drug deals and drug use in clubs and large events. Read More »

MAN ALLEGEDLY CAUGHT DRIVING 200KPH ON PACIFIC HIGHWAY

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A 23-year-old man has been caught allegedly travelling 200 kilometres an hour on the Pacific Highway near Kempsey, as the state’s holiday road safety campaign begins. Police say the silver Audio Quattro passed officers near the Macleay Valley Bridge yesterday, travelling at twice the speed limit. Officers stopped the car and the man was arrested and taken to Kempsey Police Station, where his international driving privileges were suspended. He will appear at Kempsey Local Court in May. Read More »

EXTRA HIGHWAY PATROL OFFICERS ON THE ROAD THIS EASTER BREAK

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The Easter long weekend has arrived, and our roads are already busy with some holidaymakers choosing to get away early. Extra police are out in force, with double demerits in place until midnight, Monday. Read More »

180 WINGHAM ABATTOIR WORKERS WALK OFF THE JOB

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180 abattior workers at Wingham Beef Exports walked off the job today, demanding a 5 percent wage increase. They met with the Australiasian Meat Industry Workers Union in Central Park to discuss employee rights. For the last year the company and union have been unsuccessful in trying to agree on a salary increase. Wingham Beef Exports refused to comment on the matter today. Read More »

WEATHER UPDATE: FINE, COOL EASTER

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Good Friday will get the long weekend off to a great start. It will be the warmest day of the long weekend. Some cool dry air is going to move in on Saturday helping to drop the temperatures but we will not loose those bright blue sunny days. Nights will be chilly and the mornings will be cool and crisp with mist and fog patches about among the mountains. Swell will remain big and surfing conditions will improve thanks to offshore westerly winds. Boating will be best on protected inland waters. Enjoy. Read More »

LUCKY ESCAPE AFTER CHOPPER CRASH

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A routine lift-off was anything but that, for two men on board a chopper that crashed at Coffs Harbour Airport. The impact snapped the tail off the aircraft, and both on board were able to walk from the wreck. Read More »

BEACH GOERS URGED TO PLAY IT SAFE OVER LONG WEEKEND

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Beachgoers are being urged to play it safe over the Easter long weekend. With large swells predicted, lifeguards say swimming between the flags is vital. Read More »

MUSIC AND MENTAL HEALTH TIPS AT COFFS EVENT

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A music festival with a twist has attracted hundreds to the Coffs Harbour Showgrounds. Organised by Headspace, the event focused on educating young people about mental illness and the help available. Read More »

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