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Sat 27 Feb 2021

‘He lost a lot of blood’: Cop reveals harrowing ordeal

Premium Content ‘He lost a lot of blood’: Cop reveals harrowing ordeal

In the race to save a life during a serious road crash, Highway Patrol officer Jarrod French says every minute counts.

BARGAIN: Snap up an abandoned bomb courtesy of Council

Premium Content BARGAIN: Snap up an abandoned bomb courtesy of Council

Find the perfect present for that special someone with some of the best abandoned cars from around the Coffs Coast.

Changes spell end of dolphin ‘abuse-ment’ parks: MP

Premium Content Changes spell end of dolphin ‘abuse-ment’ parks: MP

Animal welfare activists are hoping the government will now also support moves to retire Dolphin Marine Conservation Park’s three remaining dolphins.

Ram raids & armed robberies: teens face court

Premium Content Ram raids & armed robberies: teens face court

Two teenagers have been charged as part of an ongoing investigation into a series of armed robberies on the Mid North Coast.

North Coast hockey juniors prepare for national stage

Premium Content North Coast hockey juniors prepare for national stage

Grafton’s rich tradition of punching above its weight in the representative hockey arena will continue in 2021 with a contingent of players preparing to compete at...

Fri 26 Feb 2021

‘Delicate operation’: Derailment clean up hampered by rain

Premium Content ‘Delicate operation’: Derailment clean up hampered by rain

Access to derailment site still limited as authorities grapple with flooded roads and compromised infrastructure

Council establishes flood support centre

Premium Content Council establishes flood support centre

Wild weather and flash flooding prompts action as residents urged to put out flood waste.

WHAT’S ON: Ten things to do on the Coffs Coast this week

Premium Content WHAT’S ON: Ten things to do on the Coffs Coast this week

Whether you’re a dog-lover, a foodie, a film buff or a passionate environmentalist – there’s something for everyone. Here’s your weekly go-to guide.

Praise for SES after eight hours of flood-induced mayhem

Premium Content Praise for SES after eight hours of flood-induced mayhem

Massive effort sees crews make fifteen rescues around Corindi and Sherwood Creek.

It’s not over: Councillors lodge rescission motion on CCS

Premium Content It’s not over: Councillors lodge rescission motion on CCS

Project progress to be debated some more after councillor reveals cost of the building would be in excess of $80m.

WATCH: Dramatic aerial footage of train derailment

Premium Content WATCH: Dramatic aerial footage of train derailment

Video shows shocking scene of jackknifed carriages ripped apart and submerged in floodwaters

IN COURT: 15 people facing court today

Premium Content IN COURT: 15 people facing court today

Here is a list of everyone who is facing the magistrate today, Friday, February 26.

Coffs’ Daily Catch-Up: February 26, 2021

Premium Content Coffs’ Daily Catch-Up: February 26, 2021

Today’s weather, funeral notices and more all in one place.

Costs in excess of $80m revealed in marathon meeting

Premium Content Costs in excess of $80m revealed in marathon meeting

With costs in excess of $80m and questions about the tender process, some Councillors were reluctant to proceed.

Grafton firey’s emotional reunion with heart-attack heroes

Premium Content Grafton firey’s emotional reunion with heart-attack heroes

“You saved a man’s life today, let that sink in” - firies words of appreciation lead to tears in Melbourne radio reunion

Thu 25 Feb 2021

VOTE NOW: Who has the Best Pizza in Coffs Harbour

Premium Content VOTE NOW: Who has the Best Pizza in Coffs Harbour

Matt Preston asked readers to name the restaurant with the best pizza in Coffs Harbour and the response has us drooling. SEE THE FINALISTS AND VOTE.

Local face makes splash in Bondi debut

Premium Content Local face makes splash in Bondi debut

Coffs-raised lifeguard joins the ranks of the Waverley Council lifeguard team in new season of Bondi Rescue.

Will packed public galleries make a comeback ?

Premium Content Will packed public galleries make a comeback ?

When will we see a return to the packed public galleries that dominated, particularly when the Cultural and Civic Space was on the agenda.

‘Not every day we get a train in our backyard’

Premium Content ‘Not every day we get a train in our backyard’

“I just can’t believe it.” Freight containers strewn over equestrian centre.

'Fearing catastrophe': Dangerous goods on derailed train

Premium Content 'Fearing catastrophe': Dangerous goods on derailed train

Among the carriages of the freight train, stretching almost 1500 metres long, were five containing dangerous goods including paint and contaminated wastewater.

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