Norco stands down 170 workers at flood-damaged ice cream factory in South Lismore

Norco stands down 170 workers at flood-damaged ice cream factory in South Lismore

One hundred and seventy staff at a Lismore ice-cream factory are without work today and don’t know if they will receive redundancy payments, after the company failed to find enough money to keep them on. Key points: Norco has stood down 170 staff at its ice cream factory in South Lismore today It wants another … Read more

Floodwaters reveal a wealth of heritage treasures in Lismore, now the race is on to save them

Floodwaters reveal a wealth of heritage treasures in Lismore, now the race is on to save them

Heritage builder Murray Ings is racing against time and the elements to prevent some of Lismore’s oldest and most gracious buildings from crumbling beyond repair.   Key points: Period features have been brought to light in Lismore’s historic CBD A heritage builder says more needs to be done to dry the buildings out before they are … Read more

Sydney news: Man gets burned in western Sydney’s warehouse fire

Sydney news: Man gets burned in western Sydney’s warehouse fire

Here’s what you need to know this morning. Man injured in chemical stock fire A firefighter is working to maintain the fire (ABC News) A man in his 30s has suffered burns to his face and neck after an explosion and fire in a warehouse in the western part of Sydney. The New South Wales … Read more

Should I stay or should I go?

Should I stay or should I go?

After two major floods in little more than a month, Lismore is facing an existential crisis. Should residents stay or go — and where? Joel North is sitting on a steep staircase like a ladder that takes you up to the bridge where a captain would steer the wheel of a ship. But this is no sea-going vessel … Read more