History

Wed 22 May 2019

Hero of his own true story, Colin Thompson presents

Hero of his own true story, Colin Thompson presents

WHILE most writers struggle to find a publisher for their first novel, Bellingen-based author Colin Thompson had no such drama.

Tue 7 May 2019

Historic Shay loco back on track

Historic Shay loco back on track

TIPPED off the rails back in 1936 and left to rot, an original Shay locomotive that hauled timber from Ravensbourne to Hampton from 1904 has had a rebirth.

Mon 6 May 2019

Visionary art philanthropy celebrated

Visionary art philanthropy celebrated

AT A time when rural and regional areas along with art and artists, were considered second class, entrepreneur and philanthropist Bill Bolton was a maverick.

Wed 17 Apr 2019

23 MINUTES: Agonising search for fire after alarm

23 MINUTES: Agonising search for fire after alarm

Staff at Notre Dame Cathedral took 23 minutes to find the raging inferno that destroyed the iconic landmark, it has emerged.

Tue 16 Apr 2019

EPIC BATTLE: Firefighters save iconic Notre Dame towers

EPIC BATTLE: Firefighters save iconic Notre Dame towers

Parisian firefighters have fought and won an almighty battle to preserve iconic Notre-Dame Cathedral, after it was engulfed in a catastrophic fire.

Mon 15 Apr 2019

Heritage festival puts spotlight on our culture and history

Heritage festival puts spotlight on our culture and history

THE Australian Heritage Festival launches across the country this week, bringing to life a wide range of Australian culture and history.

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