The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Articles from May 23, 2012

A Boy and a Monarch
HAMISH BROOME hamish.broome@northernstar.com.au A Queen is Crowned Where: Star Court Theatre Cinema When: Sunday June 10, 3:30pm Price: Double feature tickets are $18 for adults, $16 concession, and $14 for Starcourt Theatre Movie Members,...
Awards Inspire Comedy Man
HAMISH BROOME Reporter DESPITE his hectic schedule creating laughs across the globe, Casino-born comedian Chris Radburn is returning home as guest speaker for the 2012 Kids in Community Awards in Lismore next month. The 30-something comedian...
Ballina's on a Roll; Clubs Complain Four No.1 Pennants Titles in a Row Are Killing off Competition in the Top Grade
BALLINA'S four-year run of No.1 pennants is all the more commendable considering that until 2009 it hadn't won the top flag for quarter of a century. The Cherry St club won one in 1984 but until then it had been in drought mode since picking up...
Church Doors Closing
SAMANTHA ELLEY Reporter news@northernstar.com.au IT'S happened in Woodburn and it was a recent event at Wardell. The Federal community have seen it happen, as has the tiny village of Tumbulgum. Churches, some over a hundred years old,...
Go Boppin' along; Big, Brassy Band Boasts a Talented Troupe of 19
JANELLE MCLENNAN rrexp@northernstar.com.au THE newly reformed Casino Town Big Band will hold its first public concert at Beef Week on Saturday. The band will hit the post office stage in Barker St, Casino, at 1.15pm for a half-hour pre-parade...
Group Seeks Answers
SCOTT HARLUM scott.harlum@northernstar.com.au FIGHT ON December 31: Bonalbo GP Dr Trevor Tierney retired. January: Inpatient care ended. April 23: Emergency Department closed from 11pm to 7am. April 23: Upper Clarence residents rallied...
Paddle Is Oarsome; Annual Brunswick River Event Attracts More Than 650 Participants
PAUL APPELKAMP news@northernstar.com.au MULLUM TO BRUNS PADDLE TIPS Check the weather forecast for the day Co westerly winds will help and easterly winds will make it more difficult Stick to the outer side of the bends when paddling with...
SAMANTHA ELLEY Finds a Church That Bucks the Trend
PASTOR Jeff Frankham of C3 Church in Ballina heads a growing congregation of about 400 people that seems to be bucking the trend of other churches in the area. aWe started the church 10 years ago where we connected with other couples in the area,a...
Turtles in Danger of Extinction
PAUL APPELKAMP news@northernstar.com.au ENDANGERED Grey nurse sharks Black cod Bleekers devil fish Sea turtles Estuary cod Queensland groper Green turtles Loggerhead turtles Koalas Black-striped wallaby WITH just...
Welcome Winter; Cold Weather May Mean a Few More Sniffles, but Research Shows It Has Other Health Benefits That May Cheer You Up through the Chill. Here Are Four of Them
1 You'll sleep better Hot weather is one reason we toss and turn in our beds on sticky summer nights. Although the body can regulate temperature by sweating, overheating during the REM stage of sleep (the restorative sleeping state where dreaming...