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WOMAN TREATED FOR INTERNAL INJURIES AFTER NORTH COAST CRASH

A woman in her 40s has been flown to hospital, following a single vehicle crash on the state’s far north coast. The accident happened at Cudgera Creek just after 2 o’clock on Monday afternoon, with initial reports suggesting the car left the road and rolled, before coming to rest in a nearby paddock. Paramedics, alongside a clinical team from the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter treated the woman for chest and internal injuries. She’s been flown to Gold Coast University Hospital.

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WOMAN INJURED IN NORTH COAST HORSE FALL

A 40-year-old woman has been flown to hospital, after she fell from a horse on the state’s far north coast. Emergency services including the Westpac Rescue Helicopter were called to Cabarita Beach on Saturday morning. Initial reports suggest the woman suffered neck and chest injuries in the fall. She was taken to the nearby Les Burger Field, before being airlifted to Gold Coast University Hospital.

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MAN ALLEGEDLY FOUND WITH REPLICA FIREARMS

A man has been charged, after police allegedly found replica weapons inside his car during a random breath test at Tweed Heads. The imitation glock pistol and military assault rifle were spotted on the back seat and seized. The 24-year-old faced court today, charged with unlawful possession of a weapon. He’s the second man in less than a week to be caught with replica firearms in the Tweed area. (VISION ONLY)

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REPLICA MILITARY WEAPONS FOUND ON BACKSEAT AT TWEED HEADS

A man has been arrested after police found a replica pistol and military assault rifle in his car at Tweed Heads on the far-north coast. Officers pulled the driver over for a random breath test and spotted the stock of the rifle lying on the back seat. A further search of the car uncovered an imitation glock pistol. The 24-year-old man was taken to Tweed Heads Police Station and refused bail, to face court today. He’s the second man in a week to be charged with unlawful possession of a weapon in the Tweed area. IMAGE: Traffic and Highway Patrol Command – NSW Police Force

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APPEAL TO LOCATE MISSING FAR NORTH COAST TEENAGER

Police are seeking public assistance to locate a 15-year-old girl missing on the state’s far north coast. Jessica Webster was last seen getting on a bus on Tweed Coast Road at Pottsville at around 10 o’clock on Friday morning. She’s described as being of Caucasian appearance, between 170 and 175cm tall, with long brown hair. The teenager was last seen wearing black jeans, a black jumper, black ‘Nike’ sneakers, and carrying a denim backpack. It’s believed she may be heading south towards the Lismore area. Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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$600,000 WORTH OF CANNABIS FOUND IN CAR BOOT

Seventy kilograms of cannabis with an estimated street value of $600,000 has been seized from the boot of a car on the state’s Far North Coast. Police stopped a Holden Commodore on the Pacific Highway near Pottsville at around 3pm on Friday afternoon, where the prohibited drug was found in four sports bags. The vehicle had come to the attention of officers after it was seen erratically speeding up and slowing down while travelling north. The 27-year-old driver from Mount Tamborine was charged with supplying a commercial quantity of a prohibited drug, and dealing with the proceeds of crime.

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GOVERNMENT TO HOLD WATER EXTRACTION INQUIRY

An independent review into the bottled water industry has been announced by the New South Wales Government. It follows widespread backlash about the industry’s impact on water supplies in the Northern Rivers. It will be carried out by the state’s chief scientist, and is expected to provide advice on sustainable groundwater extraction. “Until that’s done we don’t want to see anymore development applications for this type of industry approved on the North Coast.” A report is due to be handed down in mid-2019. (AUDIO IN PARTS)

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