Coolum furniture craftsman Carl Holder, from Foreply, won the New Talent category at the Etsy Design Awards. Photo Contributed

Vision in plywood

A YAROOMBA designer has won the new talent category in the inaugural design awards sponsored by, the online marketplace for handmade and vintage goods.

Runway alignment to have no impact

A “SLIGHT” change to the location and alignment of the proposed new runway in a $347m expansion of Sunshine Coast Airport will not greatly affect noise levels,...

Time to celebrate

A GOOD crowd of locals and visitors battled the fierce heat on Sunday to make the inaugural Yaroomba Celebration Day a great success.


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RAIL TRAIL INSPECTION: Pictured at the abandoned Bangalow Railway Station are NSW Nationals candidate for Ballina Kris Beavis, NSW Minister for Regional Tourism John Barilaro and Member for Ballina Don Page with Northern Rivers Rail Trail supporters Marie Lawton and Steve Martin.

Utopia moment: Minister announces plans for announcement

The NSW Minister for Regional Tourism arrived in Bangalow hinting a decision about the rail trail was imminent.

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Trainguy01 - Lismore

Does anyone really care what these idiots say? After all they are the same idiots who want CSG in the region, now the want to mess up all our infrastructure! The reason why Don Page wants this rail trail so bad is not because of possible benefits or...

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