Budget focus on projects and infrastructure

Budget focus on projects and infrastructure

What do you think about the council's big budget items for 2018?

Surveying interest in town pools

Surveying interest in town pools

Residents called to have their say

No place for cannabis in Champions Lane

No place for cannabis in Champions Lane

Police seize drugs worth an estimated $250,000

Coffs Mayor saw in Anzac Day dawn in Woolgoolga

Coffs Mayor saw in Anzac Day dawn in Woolgoolga

What's got the Coffs Coast talking?

Vinnies cuts plastic bags by 50,000

Vinnies cuts plastic bags by 50,000

Vinnies shops have slashed plastic bag usage dramatically

Paramedics warn to watch for wildlife

Paramedics warn to watch for wildlife

Wildlife and motor vehicles make a bad mix on regional roads

4yo with dementia: ‘I’m losing him every day’

4yo with dementia: ‘I’m losing him every day’

“It would be an understatement to say it turned our world upside-down.”

The ingenious trick Aussie parents love

The ingenious trick Aussie parents love

“It works for us, and it is just another fun way of her earning pocket money.”

Bindi tears up in heart-warming speech

Bindi tears up in heart-warming speech

“I never in my wildest dreams imagined this would come true.''

Cosby outburst after guilty verdict

Cosby outburst after guilty verdict

“America’s dad” has been found guilty of sexual assault.

Family’s Golden State Killer plea

Family’s Golden State Killer plea

“He needs to be afraid every minute of every day and learn what terror is really...

Gynecologist accused of sex assault to face court

Gynecologist accused of sex assault to face court

The former Lismore doctor is facing 69 charges

Cop to argue self defence in Justine’s death

Cop to argue self defence in Justine’s death

US cop who shot dead Australian Justine Damond will plead not guilty.

Opinion

    Mistake that's costing you $9000 a year

    Mistake that's costing you $9000 a year

    "I’m always amazed at how polite we are here in Australia when it comes to paying...

    Anzac Day tweet ‘stupid, wrong’

    Anzac Day tweet ‘stupid, wrong’

    Anyone who thinks that Anzac Day glorifies war or violence hasnever been to an...

    Events support our youth to our aged

    Events support our youth to our aged

    As mayor, my politics remains community-focused, regionally driven.

    Surprising source of half your calories

    Surprising source of half your calories

    "Not all calories are equal", and indeed when it comes to beverages.

    Sport

      Friday night lights for local derby

      Friday night lights for local derby

      First local derby of 2018 to be a clash played under lights.

      Risaldar cheap as chips

      Risaldar cheap as chips

      Coffs trainer brings magic touch to bring gelding back from paddock.

      Champion-signed flag a truly masterful stroke

      Champion-signed flag a truly masterful stroke

      Bernard Langer signed Masters flag a gift golf pro cherishes.

      Women make AFL North Coast history

      Women make AFL North Coast history

      Local AFL history made with the first competitive women's fixture.

      National Sport

        F1: Daniel Ricciardo leaves door open for Hamilton link up

        F1: Daniel Ricciardo leaves door open for Hamilton link up

        Ricciardo is out of contract at Red Bull at the end of the season.

        Suns coach demands efficiency

        Suns coach demands efficiency

        Suns coach knows the enormity of the task against Adelaide Crows

        Depleted Reds get another skipper

        Depleted Reds get another skipper

        The Queensland Reds' have yet another stand-in skipper, Samu Kerevi

        ‘That’s the biggest f*** you to a coach I’ve ever seen’

        ‘That’s the biggest f*** you to a coach I’ve ever seen’

        That’s just the biggest f*** you to a coach I’ve ever seen,” Mason told SkipiTV.

        Community

          'You're a disgrace': Protester disrupts Anzac Day service

          'You're a disgrace': Protester disrupts Anzac Day service

          Protester yelled "Germany should have won the war" during Last Post.

          Page family's World War II tragedy

          Page family's World War II tragedy

          Remembering the Page family

          'Disgust' over dirt, mould at Ballina KFC store

          'Disgust' over dirt, mould at Ballina KFC store

          Fast food chain promises to "urgently resolve the issue"

          According to Buzzfeed, we don't exist

          According to Buzzfeed, we don't exist

          Major tourist attractions missed by online media outlet

          What's On

            Opera legends come to Coffs

            Opera legends come to Coffs

            The legends of Opera and Musical Theatre are back.

            Amy Schumer is back in I Feel Pretty

            Amy Schumer is back in I Feel Pretty

            See it it first at a Chick at the Flicks event

            Is Jack White headlining Splendour in the Grass?

            Is Jack White headlining Splendour in the Grass?

            His new album has reached the top of the Billboard 200.

            Local Business News

              Start your own business on the vibrant Coffs Coast

              Start your own business on the vibrant Coffs Coast

              News from the Coffs Harbour Chamber of Commerce.

              Future of Foster's Garage gets town talking

              Future of Foster's Garage gets town talking

              DA lodged for Foster's Garage sparks Bellingen speculation

              Tourism awards back on Coffs Coast

              Tourism awards back on Coffs Coast

              Opal Cove will host the North Coast Tourism Awards on July 25

              Showcase of Coffs Coast business

              Showcase of Coffs Coast business

              A profile of local business success stories.

              Lifestyle

                Outrage over show’s ‘dog autism’ segment

                Outrage over show’s ‘dog autism’ segment

                “There will be a debate about pet vaccinations."

                The Google trap so many people are falling for

                The Google trap so many people are falling for

                Clicking a Google Ad seems like a sucker move.

                Push to cancel registration on cars with dodgy airbags

                Push to cancel registration on cars with dodgy airbags

                The car industry says it’s time for drastic measures.

                Mazda makes BT-50 ute more blokey with new front end

                Mazda makes BT-50 ute more blokey with new front end

                The BT-50 now gets a hairy chest.

                Videos

                  Entertainment

                    THE Handmaid’s Tale is one of the most grim — and popular — shows on TV right now, but even its stars are struggling to deal with its disturbing themes.

                    Handmaid’s Tale star ‘repulsed’ by new season

                    How stars cope making the bleakest show on TV.

                    IT’S one of the most-watched series of all time, and now, The Simpsons is about to break another record.

                    The Simpsons shatters major TV milestone

                    BELOVED animation is about to break another record.

                    THE war of words between former colleagues Denise Drysdale and Ita Buttrose continues, with Buttrose setting the record straight on ‘brussels sprout-gate’.

                    ‘Denise wouldn’t have a job if it weren’t for me’

                    THE war of words between Denise Drysdale and Ita Buttrose continues.

                    HE’S busy with a newborn at home, but Prince William has just landed his next big job, forcing him into a major sacrifice.

                    Royal wedding: Harry asks William to be best man

                    Prince William the best man for the job.

                    Latest Photos

                      Real Estate

                        “SAVVY investors” are being urged to snap up a $1.3 million “massage parlour” described as a “high yield investment”.

                        Inside seedy ‘massage parlour’

                        You'd have to fork out seven figures for this listing.

                        The Real Estate Property Guide is online now with this Upper Orara home on the cover

                        A chance to own a home rich in history

                        The Real Estate Property Guide is online now

                        SOME people spent $150,000 more than they planned, with many saying they just fell in love with a particular property or underestimated the costs.

                        REVEALED: 22 per cent of home buyers blow their budgets

                        Some people spent $150,000 more than they planned

                        Jobs

                          It's good news for Aussie blue-collar workers

                          Auto sector a big driver

                          It's good news for Aussie blue-collar workers

                          IF you’re searching for these kind of jobs on SEEK, you’re not alone. New analysis reveals what Aussie want most in their next role.

                          The hours workers really want

                          And the increase in 'encore careers' where retirees come back for more

                          Motoring

                            Hailed as the sport’s best overtaker and, in scintillating form, Daniel Ricciardo is set to be the hottest property — but is he the best driver on his team?

                            Who’s better: Ricciardo or Verstappen?

                            Who is the better Red Bull driver?

                            FORD has been handed the biggest fine for a car company in Australia after failing to fix faulty gearboxes and insisting it was the customers’ driving style to blame.

                            Record fine: Ford to fix, buy back or replace 10,500 cars

                            Ford has agreed to fix, buy back or replace 10,500 cars.

                            Red Bull boss Christian Horner has given an ultimatum to star Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo after floating the name of his likely successor at the team.

                            Fill your boot! Rumour is Ricciardo wants $33m a F1 season

                            Deadline looms for Daniel Ricciardo's decision.