On Sunday 1 June 2008 just after midnight a 55-year-old Goonellabah man passed away at the Gold Coast Hospital, Southport.

The male had received serious injuries during an altercation with a 25-year-old male in Invercauld Road, Goonellabah, where both males were injured and taken to hospital for treatment.

Lismore detectives are continuing to investigate the incident.

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On 30th May a Sydney male, James Martin, was sentenced in Lismore District Court to a three-year custodial sentence with non-parole of 18 months for supply of a prohibited drug in Nimbin on 15 March 2007.

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Lismore Police are seeking information relating to an incident where several youth have injured a local businessman as he walked in Oliver Avenue, Goonellabah, on Sunday afternoon.

The male was allegedly struck by rocks thrown by the group around 3.30pm Sunday afternoon, causing injuries to his head. He was suffering from shock.