Coffs Coast Advocate (Coffs Harbour, Australia)

Provides local and regional news coverage for Coffs Harbour, Australia.

Articles from November 29, 2017

Coffs Coast Residents Are Talking Trash
LET'S talk rubbish. It seems nothing gets neighbours talking like a pile of rubbish on the front lawn. Up until the recent announcement of changes to the Bulky Goods Service, the talk around town was usually, "what night is collection night?",...
Cricket Council's Hard Line; Regional Big Bash Defectors without Good Reason Face Tough Penalties
Byline: Matthew Elkerton The Daily Examiner NORTH Coast Cricket Council is taking a hard line against players defecting from Plan B Regional Big Bash side Coffs Coast Chargers. The Chargers will battle against three other sides, including Northern...
Highway Work Bonanza; Calls for Job Seekers Ramp Up Ahead of Highway Employment Boom
Byline: Jasmine Minhas advocate.com.au ARE you looking for work? Roads and Maritime Services is ramping up its calls for job seekers to apply for work on the Pacific Highway upgrade. An initiative has now been launched to bring prospective workers...
Industry Briefs
RENTAL PRESSURE EASES THERE was a spike in the number of rental properties available in Coffs Harbour last month. The October REINSW Vacancy Rate Survey shows the number of properties for rent grew 0.7% to 3.1%. Rental vacancies have been...
Introducing a Dog and Baby
Byline: Kyra Ensbey from Bright Bessy Dog Training Question: I am four months pregnant and would like to know how to get our dog, that we have had for six years, ready for the baby's arrival. I hear so many horror stories about dogs and babies,...
Murder Brings Up a Dark Past; Moving from True Blood to the Wilds of Wales Brings Stephen Moyer Back to His British Roots and Accent, Writes Seanna Cronin
STEPHEN Moyer is happy to be back in his native British accent for the first time in a decade. The actor, best known as Vampire Bill from True Blood, helms the second season of the anthology series Safe House. "I've spent seven years having crazy...
On Trial for Mate's Murder
Byline: JOHN WEEKES THE summer afternoon seems to have started pleasantly enough for Paul Gathercole and his mate Robbie Charles. But before the night was through, Mr Charles would be lying fatally stabbed outside his Mermaid Beach unit, jurors...
Popular Estate Is a Sellout
Byline: Melissa Martin melissa.martin@coffscoastadvocate.com.au ONCE a vast tract of scrubby beachside land, North Sapphire Beach Estate has come a long way. After being transformed over the past decade into one of the most popular housing estates...
Price of Perfection
BMW's M4 CS is is the best drivers' incarnation of the performance coupe ... but you pay for the privilege. What price do you put on perfection? That's the question BMW M4 owners will need to address before they decide which version of the sports...
Rallying the Call for Business; Why We Must Keep the WRC
Byline: MARTIN WELLS, COMMITTEE MEMBER COFFS HARBOUR CHAMBER OF COMMERCE THE World Rally Championship has been run and won for 2017, with the Coffs Coast again hosting the final round of the year, and what another resounding success for the...
Toyota Adds to Its WRC Attack Team for 2018
Byline: Keagan Elder coffscoastadvocate.com.au TOYOTA Gazoo Racing World Rally Team is already preparing for the coming season after showing good pace at Kennards Hire Rally Australia. The team made a big impact with its Finland-based team and...
'You're Going to Get Eaten Alive'; the Real Housewives Cast Manages to Remain Professional, Even When Bickering over a Glass of Bubbles, Writes Seanna Cronin
GINA Liano had some choice words of advice for her friend Venus Behbahani-Clark when she decided to join The Real Housewives of Melbourne cast. Lawyer and mother-of-two Behbahani-Clark joins season four of the Foxtel reality show alongside Sally...
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