News

In brief...

 

Grab the tissues

THE FLU season has arrived and experts warn it could be a severe time for NSW.

More than 2000 New South Welshman have already been diagnosed with a majority of cases the H3N2 strain, which is most likely to cause deaths and hospitalisation. Anyone who displays flu-like symptoms is encouraged to visit their doctor within 48 hours and stay at home to prevent work colleagues and friends becoming infected.

For information about the flu vaccine and how to protect yourself this winter visit flusmart.org.au.

Minister visits

MEMBER for Page Janelle Saffin said she was pleased to be bringing the Minister for Small Business, Brendan O'Connor to Page this week for a return visit to talk to the local business community.

The minister will speak at a business breakfast at the Ballina Beach Resort today.

Ms Saffin expressed appreciation Mr O'Connor was visiting the region again.

"This is a great opportunity for local business people to get the ear of the minister, and for him to hear about our local economy first hand," she said.

Dress warmly at the races today

RACEGOERS are encouraged to dress appropriately when heading to Grafton Racecourse for the WHK Ramornie Handicap.

Scattered showers are forecast throughout today and tomorrow. Patrons are advised to dress warmly and wear comfortable footwear.

 

 

Share your news today with DEX

DO YOU have any news stories or anything interesting you would like to share with your local community?

Contact The Daily Examiner on 6643 0500, post a comment on our Facebook page or email us at newsroom@dailyexaminer.com.au.

Topics:  news briefs



Youth speak out online to start mental health conversation

SHARING STORY: Connor Tarrant is trying to help promote mental healthfor young people.

Connor Tarrant wants to help others by sharing his story online

Luke Douglas ends record-breaking NRL career

Titans player Luke Douglas takes the ball forward during the round 14 NRL match between the Gold Coast Titans and the Canterbury Bulldogs at CBus Stadium on the Gold Coast, Sunday, June 14, 2015. (AAP Image/Dave Hunt) NO ARCHIVING, EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Prop forward set to make switch to St Helens

Get ready to rock out in the clover at Pillar Valley

The Ninth Chapter will head to Pillar Valley on Sunday to join the local talent lining up for Rocktober in the Clover.

Get ready to Rocktober in the Clover on Sunday

Local Partners

Kim Kardashian West wants restraining order against prankster

She was attacked by Vitalii Sediuk for the second time in two years

Caravana Sun and friends set to shine at Yamba

GROOVE: Caravana Sun are set to rock Yamba Golf Club on Friday, September 30 along with friends Nocturnal Tapes and Nick & Sam.

Caravana Sun and friends set to shine at Yamba

Cliff Richard to release 101st album

Sir Cliff Richard's album cover

Sir Cliff Richard is to release his 101st album

Justice Crew: Grafton to host one of only seven shows

Pop sensations Justice Crew are heading to the Clarence next on Thursday, October 6 o perform their new show It's What We Do.

Justice Crew brings new show to Saraton Theatre

CMC Rocks faces fan backlash over date change, headliners

The 10th annual CMC Rocks festival will be headlined by The Dixie Chicks.

FANS are not happy about festival being pushed back by two weeks.

Kim Kardashian West attacked by man trying to kiss her bottom

Vitalii Sediuk targeted Gigi Hadid last week

Clarence Valley property prices go through the roof

Buyers are hungry to sink their teeth into the Clarence Valley

UPDATE: Former rodeo champ's sale rained out, now back on

Larkhill local Ken Consiglio is having an auction of most of the things on his property.

'People kept showing up and we had to turn them away'

Couple build their own 'tiny house' for $45k

Holly Bowen and Oli Bucher built their "tiny house" themselves, only hiring a plumber and an electrician. Photo/supplied

The house, which is built on a trailer and can be towed.

Sunshine Beach property breaks real estate record

The property overlooks Sunshine Beach, as the backyard lawn meets the sand.

Sunshine Beach mansion sale smashes real estate record

NEW HOME: Agents to the rescue for family of nine

RELIEF: Tanya Cone (middle) with her kids and McKimm's Real Estate property managers Regan Firth and Nadine Greenhalgh who helped find her family a home.

DEX article prompts property managers to help family find new home

SOLD: Historic hotel finds new owner

Post Office Hotel Grafton

Photo Adam Hourigan / The Daily Examiner

Pub in new hands and heading in a brand new direction