MAJOR TRAFFIC DELAYS IN COFFS HARBOUR

Motorists in Coffs Harbour are warned to expect long delays in and around Harbour Drive while road works are carried out over the next three weeks. This morning traffic banked up for kilometres with the ...
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FITZROY OVAL UPGRADE ON TRACK

Work on the $2-million dollar upgrade of Coffs Harbour's Fitzroy Oval is well underway and is set to be finished mid year. The new facilities, which include female friendly change rooms, will better cater for ...
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REVAMPED MARINE RESCUE BASE OFFICIALLY OPENED

After spending years on Council's to-do list, the upgrade of Port Macquarie Marine Rescue's radio base has been crossed off. The new-and-improved building was officially opened today ...
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FATAL CRASH PROMPTS POLICE WARNING ON WET ROADS

Police are pleading with motorists to drive to conditions, following a fatal head-on crash at Moorland, north of Taree. A man was killed, after he lost control of his car on the Pacific Highway in ...
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FORTUNATE ENDING FOR MISSING PORT MACQUARIE MAN

A 50-year-old man that had been missing since Friday on the mid north coast has been found alive and well. Sean Ingram was last seen around 11am on Friday, when he left his house on ...
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MAN IN AN INDUCED COMA FOLLOWING ALLEGED HOME INVASION

A man is under police guard, and in an induced coma, following an alleged aggravated break and enter on the state's Mid North Coast. Police were called to a unit on Little Rudder Street, East ...
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PINK STUMPS AT NANA GLEN

The small community of Nana Glen turned pink today, for its inaugural Pink Stumps Day. The local cricket club hopes to raise several thousand dollars for the McGrath Foundation ...
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ASSISTANCE SOUGHT TO LOCATE MISSING MID NORTH COAST MAN

Assistance is being sought from the public to help locate a missing Mid North Coast man. 50-year-old Sean Ingram was last seen about 11am on Friday when he left his house on a rural property ...
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MISSING MID-NORTH COAST WOMAN FOUND

A 22-year-old woman from the Mid North Coast who had been missing for four days has been found. Marlena Goolagon was last seen on Wednesday night at her home in Crescent Head. Police held concerns ...
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GRAB A CUPPA WITH YOUR LOCAL POLICE

For many, catching up for coffee with friends or co-workers is familiar past-time, but what about a cuppa with a cop? That's what's on the agenda next week, as part of a state-wide initiative encouraging ...
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SKY HIGH THRILLS AND SPILLS A MODEL AFFAIR

The planes which played a pivotal role in the first and second world wars are having their weekend in the skies over the Coffs Coast. The Bananacoast Radio Control Flyers annual scale rally has drawn ...
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REFORMED MIDNIGHT OIL TO PLAY OPEN AIR GIG IN COFFS HARBOUR

The beds will be burning when the power and the passion of one of Australia's legendary rock bands hits Coffs Harbour later this year. The newly reformed Midnight Oil announcing today it will play an ...
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SEARCH CONTINUES FOR MISSING CRESCENT HEAD WOMAN

An intellectually impaired young woman remains missing at Crescent Head, east of Kempsey. Marlena Goolagong hasn't been seen since Wednesday. Reporter Tahlia Sarv has more ...
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SEARCH UNDERWAY FOR MISSING MID NORTH COAST WOMAN

A land and air search is underway for a young woman, missing on the mid north coast. 22-year-old Marlena Goolagong was last seen at her home on Beranghi Road at Crescent Head at around nine ...
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A STORY TO BE TOLD

Life hasn't always been easy for Indigenous Taree student Daroo Morris. A powerful video about the teen's struggles has gained nationwide recognition... And the 17-year-old is hoping it will inspire others ...
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TAREE GREYHOUND CLUB REACTS TO NEW REPORT

Taree Greyhound Racing Club says the panel's recommendations are fair. However, Treasurer Vince Cassar says the report can't repair the damage that's already been done to the industry. "It's hurt a lot of people. I'll ...
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CONTROVERSIAL QUARRY GETS THE GO-AHEAD

Residents say they won't go down without a fight, after a proposed hard rock quarry near Herons Creek was given the final go-ahead. The group says it'll appeal the approval in court ...
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NEW SURF CLUB FOR WOOLGOOLGA

A new surf club for Woolgoolga is a step closer with the Coffs Harbour City Council agreeing to fund the relocation of the town's marine rescue base to make way for the new building. Work ...
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PAIR TO BE SENTENCED AFTER ALLEGED DRUG DEAL IN TAREE

Two people arrested yesterday over an apparent drug deal outside Taree's courthouse, will be sentenced in April. A 33-year-old man, who crashed his car after being questioned at the scene, has pleaded guilty to all ...
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DEMENTIA SUPPORT IN THE SPOTLIGHT

A mid north coast dementia respite centre is calling for more funding for support services. It follows the release of a starling new report, which puts the cost of the illness to Australia at more ...
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GREEN LIGHT FOR RAINBOW BEACH DEVELOPMENT

After years of planning, work to develop land between Lake Cathie and Bonny Hills is a step closer. The Northern Joint Regional Planning Panel has approved a 702 lot subdivision for the site, known as ...
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DREAMING BOOK BRINGS ANCIENT STORIES TO LIFE IN NATIVE TONGUE

The stories of the Coffs Coast's first people have finally been committed to print. A dreaming book, launched today at Nambucca Heads, will ensure the spiritual history of the local aboriginal community will live on ...
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HORSES BURNED IN DEVASTATING BUSHFIRE

The Wauchope community has rallied together in support of a woman who lost her home in the Pappinbarra bushfire. Helen Riek's five horses were badly burned in the fire - and sadly, only four survived ...
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WOMAN PUNISHED FOR RAMMING HUSBAND’S VAN

A female driver learned her fate today for ramming her cheating husband's campervan. The 54-year-old admitted to driving recklessly, after video emerged of her running the vehicle off the road at Crowdy Head on the ...
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TWO ARRESTED OVER ALLEGED DRUG DEAL OUTSIDE TAREE COURTHOUSE

Two people have been arrested at Taree over an alleged drug deal outside a courthouse, and under the nose of police. A woman was detained in the court building, while a man was grabbed after ...
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LEAVE THE HANDLING OF DEAD BATS TO OTHERS

FAWNA volunteers had their hands full at Wingham Brush today, with the recent heatwave taking a toll on flying foxes. An increase in the number of dead flying foxes and microbats has been witnessed at ...
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FUTURE OF MIDCOAST COUNCIL SET IN STONE

The amalgamated MidCoast Council is one of 20 mergers that will remain in place. Former Greater Taree City Council mayor Paul Hogan says the Premier's decision is disappointing for the community ...
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DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR BUSHFIRE VICTIMS

Relief is on the way for residents affected by the Mid North Coast bushfires, with the Federal Government offering disaster assistance. Six homes were destroyed in the blazes at Pappinbarra and Dondingalong on Sunday, with ...
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KENDALL RIDING FOR DISABLED OPEN DAY

It's taken 18 months, but Kendall's Riding for the Disabled has finally settled into its new home at the showgrounds. The association's throwing open its doors this weekend, to thank everyone who made it possible ...
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AUTOMATED SHARK ZONE PATROLS IN SIGHT

Marine scientists on the north coast are predicting fully automated shark surveillance by drones will be a reality within the next couple of years. Scientists from Southern Cross University and the Department of Primary Industries ...
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