The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Articles from September 20, 2012

Art Show Will Go on, despite Stroke
SCOTT HARLUM scott.harlum@northernstar.com.au STROKE a WHAT TO LOOK FOR FAST Face: Check their face. Has their mouth drooped? Arms: Can they lift both arms? Speech: Is their speech slurred? Do they understand you? Time: Is critical....
Be Alert and Alarmed; despite a Top Cast, Lots of Gags and Even an Alien, the Watch Is Let Down by a Poor Script
THERE have been plenty of great sci-fi comedy mash-ups, Men In Black, Ghostbusters to name a couple. The Watch is not one of them. Like an insecure teenage boy unsure of where he fits in the world, The Watch restlessly flips between gross-out...
Bowman Has Clear Target on Buffering
LEADING Brisbane trainer Rob Heathcote has engaged top Sydney jockey Hugh Bowman to hopefully guide stable star Buffering in his first Group 1 win during Melbourne's spring carnival. Queensland's horse of the year has been desperately unlucky to...
BUDDING CHAMPS OF SURF; Wave Warriors to Test Top Nippers
FOUR promising junior surf lifesavers will fly the flag for the Far North Coast in the Wave Warriors Junior Challenge. Now in its third year, Wave Warriors is expanding from its two-day event which attracts hundreds of competitors to North Wollongong...
Bunnies Can Bounce Bulldogs Says Stuart
Byline: Josh Spasaro NRL: It certainly was a hard slog for former front-rower Luke Stuart as he helped the Rabbitohs rise. He spent 10 years with South Sydney and was part of the 2002 outfit that got readmitted into the NRL, but had the chance...
Capacity Bus Concerns
SUE GARDINER sue.gardiner@northernstar.com.au BLANCH'S Bus Company has reassured concerned parents that it has a plan to address the aat capacitya school bus route between Ballina and Byron Bay. Parents have claimed the weekday 640 bus line...
Lismore First to See Light
MARNIE JOHNSTON Marnie.Johnston@northernstar.com.au LISMORE City Council stepped into history yesterday installing a new hybrid solar and wind-powered streetlight at City Hall, the first of its design in Australia. The streetlight, which includes...
Neighbourhood Site Stoush
SCOTT HARLUM scott.harlum@northernstar.com.au A FACEBOOK page operated by Casino Neighbourhood Watch has been shut down after complaints were made to police the co-ordinator of the group had misused her authority and brought the Neighbourhood...
No Bail on Car Hijack and Aggravated Assault Charges
RODNEY STEVENS rodney.stevens@northernstar.com.au BAIL was refused for a man facing charges over what police say was a violent carjacking at knifepoint in Casino. Tony James Stewart, 31 of Drake, fronted Lismore Local Court yesterday charged...
Regurgitator: Once More with Feeling; Seminal Brisbane Outfit Regurgitator Is Bucking Convention Again by Playing Two of Its Iconic Albums Back-to-Back Live for the Retrotech Tour. Pulse's Alex Workman Asks Frontman Quan Yeomans Why?
Alex Workman DON'T try to put Regurgitator in the same class of recent '90s band revivals. The Brisbane trio's wild and playful pop-punk always did peg them out of the crowd. They were special then and still are. Now labelled as music veterans,...
Smith Guilty of Ogilvie Murder, Arson
RODNEY STEVENS rodney.stevens@northernstar.com.au THE MAN who organised the assault, robbery and murder of Bilambil man Luke Ogilvie (pictured) in March 2010 has been found guilty on all charges. Graham Keys Smith, 29 of Tweed Heads, was found...
Success of Simplicity; QUIET LIFE: Lismore Has Shown Shelly Conners a New World
HAMISH BROOME Hamish.broome@ northernstar.com.au SHELLY'S UNI TIPS Getting good uni results takes patience and persistence. Use the university experience to go outside your comfort zone and try new things. Volunteering is a great...
Sunny Cowgirls Ride into Town for Country Festival; Spirited Sisters Headline Ballina Country Music Festival Next Weekend
LUKAS BIRCH SISTER act The Sunny Cowgirls will kick up a storm for the long weekend Ballina Coastal Country Music Festival. The festival is a chance for everyone to embrace the country music spirit, a sound which festival organiser Carol Stacey...
TAFE Art Course Fees to Hit the Roof
SUE GARDINER sue.gardiner@northernstar.com.au UP TO 20 full-time and part-time jobs will be lost from Lismore TAFE's creative industry faculty alone when $3 million in cuts to North Coast TAFE art courses come into effect next year, according...