Coffs Coast Advocate editor Janine Watson.
Coffs Coast Advocate editor Janine Watson.

Local news lives here for the Coffs Coast

Welcome to your new home for local news for the Coffs Coast.

Bringing the Coffs Coast Advocate under the umbrella of The Daily Telegraph will provide you with a faster, cleaner, world-class news experience.

You will have much easier access to subscriber rewards, interactive sports features like SuperCoach, True Crime Australia podcasts and more puzzles to choose from.

The new site also offers our valued subscribers a far better app experience as well as new local daily newsletters, giving you the very best of our local coverage as well as stories you need to know from across New South Wales.

While you’ve always had access to plenty of network stories, the depth of content available will be much more extensive across business, entertainment, lifestyle, including great money, health and coronavirus advice.

It really will be all the news you need, in one place, with just one login.

 

NEWS FROM LOCALS ON THE GROUND

 

We know local news matters to you and that’s why it’s at the heart of what we do every day. If you just want the best of news from the Coffs Coast. you will still find it every day via www.coffscoastadvocate.com.au. Bookmark that and you will come to this local page on The Daily Telegraph.

We may have a new home but our passion for news that matters to you won’t change.

We’re locals who live here. Our team works hard to bring you the news because we love this region.

And as locals, we’re committed to helping you make the very most of your new digital experience.

 

Coffs Coast Advocate journalists Tim Jarrett and Jasmine Minhas and editor Janine Watson.
Coffs Coast Advocate journalists Tim Jarrett and Jasmine Minhas and editor Janine Watson.

A FASTER SITE BASED ON READER FEEDBACK

 

This site is the culmination of many months and hundreds of hours of interviews with readers across Australia.

It’s been built to load much faster with cleaner article page layouts to make reading the news more enjoyable, with a lot less clutter.

Our Coffs Coast index page will provide the latest local coverage of all the things that matter: breaking news, police, courts, crime, business, development, council and community information.

You will also be able to easily find news from neighbouring regions, while Must See will include some of the top stories in Australia, updated throughout the day.

The page also features news from across New South Wales, Australia and the world.

You will also find key network stories in entertainment, lifestyle, sport, business and some of the top opinion writers in the country – all on the one page.

The digital edition of the Coffs Coast Advocate will continue to be found every day next to the police and courts section of our site.

If you click on that you will get a more newspaper-like ‘flipbook’ experience, taking you through the top local stories, as well as NSW and national stories, feature pages, puzzles, the TV page and shares.

You can book that page here https://dpe.coffscoastadvocate.com.au/. You can also find The Daily Telegraph digital edition top left of the blue navigation bar. Two for the price of one!

Of course, and just to reiterate, you will get the latest information on this site, so always worth bookmarking this www.coffscoastadvocate.com.au

 

 

Local news lives here.
Local news lives here.

NAVIGATING AROUND THE PAGE

As you click around local stories you will see at the very top of the story, above the headline, there’s News>NSW>Coffs Harbour. If you click on Coffs Harbour that will always take you back to the Coffs Harbour page.

Clicking on the Coffs Coast Advocate logo, next to the author of the article, will also take you back to our local news landing page.

You can also see a full stream of our latest local news here.

https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/coffs-harbour/more-news

 

 

FOLLOWING TOPICS AND CREATING YOUR OWN CUSTOMISED NEWS FEED

 

At the top of our index page you will notice a follow option next to word Coffs Harbour. If you follow Coffs Harbour when you go to your My News section (in the navigation bar up the top) you then see all the stories from the Coffs Coast Advocate from right across the region.

 

We have also added some key local topics that you will also be able to follow, for example, the Coffs City Council, crashes and traffic updates, local weather, including flooding, updates on the Pacific Highway and the Coffs bypass.

 

You might want to also follow other areas of interest. For example, if you follow a particular Rugby League side, you can follow just that team so you get all the latest news. Have a look at the list of teams here

You can also navigate around our content via clickable section tags that link through to our full coverage – for example NSW here.

 

HAVE YOUR SAY ON OUR STORIES

 

As readers, we’re really keen to hear what you have to say about local issues, so we encourage you to share your comments on stories. To do that you just need to be logged in as a subscriber, open the story and click on ‘join the conversation’ at the end of the article to add your comment.

 

DO I NEED A SUBSCRIPTION TO READ EVERYTHING?

 

While some of our stories from across the network are free, most of local coverage will be for subscribers only. Subscriptions help us to fund our journalism, keeping locals in a job.

 

We also recognise some families are doing it tough right now so our current introductory offer for full digital access is $1 for the first 28 days.

 

 

That not only gives you access to the Coffs Coast Advocate, the Daily Examiner in Grafton, and full Daily Telegraph but also other News sites including the Herald-Sun, The Courier-Mail, and regional titles from the crocodile-loving NT News to the award-winning Hobart Mercury.

 

The Daily Telegraph also had a great app which you can download from App Store on IOS devices or in Google Play on Android devices.

 

While our local app has been discontinued, in coming weeks you will be able to personalise your Daily Telegraph app to give priority to the local news.

 

That’s something you can already do on the mobile website by just going to dailytelegraph.com.au on your mobile or iPad and following the links in the hamburger menu up the top right of your screen to My News.

 

The preferences you save on your desktop will also determine what you see on the mobile site. So follow local sections like Coffs Coast Advocate to access local news from your My News page.

 

Remember, if you get lost, you’ll always find your local news at www.coffscoastadvocate.com.au

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