Wonder Woman Kara runs for suicide awareness

Kara Sutherlands 24 hour fundraiser for suicide awareness sends the community running

NRRRL: Magpies on a mission for home fans

ON A MISSION: Captain- coach Dan Randall hopes to lead Lower Clarence Magpies to their first victory of the 2017 NRRRL season when they run out in front of their home fans against Evans Head Bombers at the Nest this Sunday.

Lower Clarence ready for another cracker at the Nest

BACKWARD GLANCES: Nurses visit GBH as part of training

DEX, May 27, 1967

What was happening 50 years ago today?

Bello Winter Music to sprout local Daisies

SPECIAL PERFORMANCE: Husky are performing at the Bello Winter Music festival in July.

Clarence bands take on Bellingen for music festival

Big cats collide in Premier League derby

TIGHT TUSSLE: Bobcat Luke Hanlon (back) during the Coffs Harbour premier league football match between the Maclean Bobcats and Westlawn Tigers at Corbett Park, Maclean,  last year.

Bobcats take on Westlawn in Premier League action today

Cosmic clashes set for local derby battle

STRUGGLING: It is always a tight tussle when the Yamba Buccaneers meet the Iluka Cossacks in the Clash of the Heads local derby.

Buccs look to reverse losing trend in Clash of the Head local derby.

Three truck crash diesel spills in 72 hours

A truck is lifted out of a deep embankment on the side of the Pacific Highway on Friday, 26th May, 2017.

Firies mop up after three separate Pacific Highway incidents

Carr holds on to clinch Silver Cup in nailbiting fashion

TIGHT FINISH: Armidale golfer Amanda Carr held off a late-charging Ada Lynch to clinch her second Silver Cup at the Grafton Golf Club Ladies May Tournament.

Armidale's Amanda Carr finally wins her second Silver Cup feature.

National Sorry Day: Reflecting on testing times

Barkindji man Paul Dutton and Bundjalang woman Dorothy Pholi at the Saraton Theatre for the screening of Servant or Slave for National Sorry Day.

Clarence acknowledges Australia's dark history

Education a worthy spend: Hogan

Female high school student studying

Gonksi 2.0 model still benefits Valley according to Kevin Hogan

Workshop to help with local chef vacancies

Head chef of Yamba Shores Tavern Kirsten Mainland - lots of jobs on offer for chefs in Lower Clarence.

Summer rush leads to shortages

WIN acquires rights to Southern Cross Media television

WIN network coverage

Changes to take effect at end of the month

Ballina brothel lifting a social taboo

Ballina Exclusive Company sex workers say catering to the disabled has its health benefits.

Disabled clientele benefit from sex visits.

Council approves worker huts, residents outraged

Residents and councillors gather at the end of Challinor St Grafton last week for the councillor's inspection of the site.

Approval of workers huts DA leaves residents with sour taste

A good day to plan a white wedding

TULLE TIME: Grafton Wedding Expo organiser and wedding decorator Carol Davies and Leah Stevenson of Lasting Impressions Bridal and Formal Wear work their way through a mountain of tulle before this Sunday's Grafton Wedding Expo.

Sunday expo to show off best in bridal

Businesses deliver big boost to Base soup kitchen

ORDER UP: Celebrating the installation are (from left) Base Services' Tiff Spary, GJ Gardner Homes' Ed Thomas, All About Plumbing's Mick Grills, Joyce Mayne's Michael Farrugia and Chris Napier from GJ Gardner Homes.

City businesses, services rally to benefit not-for-profit group

Careers Australia fails: 15,000 students, 1000 staff gone

Group's 1000 staff sent an email that they had been stood down

Fault sparks fire at Dalby biofuels refinery plant

A mechanical fault is believed to have sparked a fire at the Dalby biofuels refinery.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services called to fire at refinery

Topshop Australia outrage after company collapse

Kate Moss made Topshop cool, but Australian shoppers have switched off. Picture: Gareth CattermoleSource:Supplied

Topshop and Topman has gone into voluntary administration

Reap rewards of investing overseas

While most Australians with shares concentrate on the Australian Stock Exchange, foreign markets offer diversity and the potential of high returns.

Greater gains from international shares

Vape store 'raided by health department'

NEW SIGNS: Shane Kerrigan has changed his signage to comply with health department regulations at his e-cigarette shop, iVape, on Bourbong St.

Business owner says it's a little bit ironic

Father Riley's message for Reconciliation Week

MAY 27 is the 50-year anniversary of the 1967 referendum whn Australians voted to amend the constitution to include Aboriginal people in the census.

Penalty rates are workers' reward

REWARD: Judy Clarke thinks penalty rates should remain place.

A letter-writer reflects on penalty rates.

The world has changed since the 70s

FREE SPEECH: A reader thinks Pauline Hanson should accept the changing face of Australia.

No amount of bleating from Pauline Hanson is going to stop it

2017 Highland Gathering biggest ever

The Maclean District Pipe band lead the 113th Maclean Highland Gathering massed bands street parade on River Street Maclean, on Saturday, 15th April, 2017.

Chief expresses heartfelt thanks following success of festival

Parenting: Public outbursts only have one result

No one likes to stand in line but patience is a virtue.

I was witness to an epic parenting fail (and we've all been there)

SATIRE: The spin on terms you thought you knew

Wardrobe malfunctions just don't mean the same things these days as what they used to in 2004 - the day Janet Jackson (pictured with Justin Timberlake) bared her chest during the Super Bowl halftime show in Houston.

There's a new era of meaning on the horizon

OPINION: Climate change sceptics swim in blissful ignorance

Musician Eddie Vedder performs at the 2016 Global Citizen Festival in Central Park on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Want to keep your head in the sand? Might need to buy a snorkel

REVEALED: Coffs pubs make most 'violent' list

Two Coffs Harbour venues cop dishonourable mentions on State Government's list of most violent venues.

VIDEO: Truck crash on Pacific Highway

A truck is lifted out of a deep embankment on the side of the Pacific Highway on Friday, 26th May, 2017.

Significant delays after truck ploughs into table drain

UPDATE: Police arrest three teenage girls over school fire

Three girls, 15, are in custody over the Bellingen High School Fire in February.

UPDATE: Police arrest three teenage girls over high school fire

Glen Innes escapee found 3000km away

NSW police generic Handcuffs arrest. 07 October 2016

Man located more than 3000km away from where he was last seen

Are killer whales cruising our coastline?

A killer whale like this one was reportedly seen by a fisherman off the coast of Ballina yesterday.

Sighting a "very special thing" says marine ecologist

Hostage Situation: Accused to face court

Eyewitnesses huddle together outside the scene of a hostage situation at the Hotel Cecil in Casino.

50-year-old man to appear in court

BEACH RAGE: Calls for crackdown on illegal dune driving

A resident, who didn't wish to be named, snapped one of the four-wheel drivers illegally traversing the dunes at Seven Mile Beach on Sunday, May 21.

"Unless this behaviour is stamped out, someone is going to get hurt"

Everything you want and don't want to know about Gable Tostee

Gable Tostee opens up in his most in-depth interview ever. Picture: Jerad Williams.

Gable Tostee opens up in his most in-depth interview ever

Climber shares pictures of last adventure

Frank Marchetti pictured at the top of Kala Pather at 5650m. It was one of the summits the group climbed to during the 2017 trip.

Mackay photographer shares pictures

Schapelle Corby’s final day in Bali

More than 100 police officers will be involved in Schapelle Corby’s deportation.

Schapelle Corby has spent her final night in Bali

McCulkin tragedy: A summer evening’s drive becomes murder

Barbara McCulkin and her daughters Vicki and Leanne disappeared from Highgate Hill in January of 1974. Vincent O'Dempsey, from Warwick, has been found guilty of their murders.

The girls and their mum had no reason to fear O’Dempsey.

$220m package to rebuild infrastructure Debbie barely touched

Questions have been asked over the projects that have been included in the Category D application. It's understood Midge Point only had a passing mention and Lambert's Beach wasn't included.

Queens Park in Cat D application but not Lambert's Beach

National team in crucial camp on Sunshine Coast

CAPTAIN: Meg Lanning of Australia bats during a women's T20 International between Australia and New Zealand in Geelong earlier this year.

'Fifteen players...capable of leading Australia to victory.'

The 'pretty boy' miner wowing the world of fashion

Nikke Horrigan - Miner to designer

Bowen Basin miner tells why he downed tools for sewing machine.

Adani deal: Qld Govt finally agrees on royalty scheme

Environmental activists voice their opposition to Indian miner Adani's proposed Carmichael coal mine, outside Parliament House in Brisbane, Thursday, May 25, 2017. The protesters called on the Queensland government to block a billion-dollar federal loan to Adani. (AAP Image/Dan Peled) NO ARCHIVING

“It’s important that a fair deal is struck for all parties..."

Schapelle Corby chaos: 'Get away from us!'

“Get away from our house ... stop perving!"

Bus full of Coptic Christians gunned down in Egypt

Egyptian officials say dozens of people were killed and wounded in an attack by masked militants on a bus carrying Coptic Christians, including children, south of Cairo.

Children are among at least 28 people massacred in Egypt

Incredible video of hair-raising crosswind landing

There's nothing like a good crosswind landing to get your heart pumping.

How's this for a nailbiting plane landing

Miracle babies: Sextuplets born after 17 year battle

Sextuplets born at VCU Medical Centre.

The delivery involved a 40-person team.

A to Z of Woolworths Marvel Heroes Super Discs

Woolworths Marvel Heroes Super Discs are the latest craze in collectables.

What is Woolworths latest collectable craze about?

Woman shamed while exercising by thin bullies

BODY SHAMERS: Kylie McGuigan is trying to find Tracey - a woman who was mercilessly mocked and photographed by two slim women as she tried to climb Mount Coolum for the first time on Wednesday.

Woman bullied, photographed during exercise

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson gives mate Beau Ryan a clip

Besties!

And now Beau Ryan has a surprising new hairdo.

Navratilova suggests Court takes boat in future

Martina Navratilova has taken aim at fellow former tennis great Margaret Court over gay marriage.

Navratilova suggested changing the name of Margaret Court Arena

Star Wars' 1977 Stormtrooper head banger confesses

A Stormtrooper is responsible for the biggest blunder in a Star Wars movie. Picture: Supplied

Man in most famous blooper in Star Wars history breaks silence

Man battles traffic on mobility scooter in Brisbane

A man is filmed 'driving' down Coronation Drive in Brisbane on his mobility scooter.

Man cruises down busy road as traffic builds up behind him.

Book review: Mia Freedman's book meets her critics head on

IF AUSTRALIA does have a tall poppy syndrome, Mia Freedman has most certainly been a victim.

Model Bella Hadid's see-through dress shocks in Cannes

US model Bella Hadid attends the Cinema Against AIDS amfAR gala 2017 held at the Hotel du Cap, Eden Roc in Cap d'Antibes, France, 25 May 2017.

It’s like she’s become addicted to shock value.

Working dogs put on a show at Ulmarra

The skills of man's best friend will be put to the test with the Ulmarra Dog Trials on June 24-25.

Man's best friend will be put the test at the Ulmarra Dog Trials.

No room for morbid fans

Chris Cornell.

Fans want to stay in the hotel room where Chris Cornell died

Lyn's knock-out show gets her to next round on The Voice

ONWARDS AND UPWARDS: Lyn Bowtell is through to the battle rounds on The Voice.

'It was bitter sweet to win like that'

NETFLIX FIRST: Townsend boy's leading role

SHOOTING STAR: Former Townsend resident Leigh McGrath, right, on the set of the soon to be released movie Australia Day.

Leigh McGrath is helping shake up entertainment industry.