The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Articles from September 28, 2012

After Years of Fears and Tears, Aboriginal Centre Gets All-Clear
REBECCA LOLLBACK rebecca.lollback@northernstar.com.au AFTER almost three years of controversy, the final tick of approval has been given for the Aboriginal Child and Family Centre at Porter Park at West Ballina. Yesterday, at the first meeting...
Alpaca Lot into a Day Out
MARNIE JOHNSTON marnie.johnston@northernstar.com.au Amaze a[approximately]n' Place Where: 149 Wardell Rd, Alstonville When: Open 7 days from 10am-4:30pm during school holidays Maze Entry: $10/$12 Info: (02) 66286286 or amaze-n-place.com.au...
Can Gai Train the Card in Sydney?
GAI Waterhouse has a chance to create another piece of history at Rosehill tomorrow Co shooting to become the first person to train the card at a metropolitan meeting in Sydney. It sounds an impossible feat, and sportsbet.com.au is offering $301...
Coraki Backs Him
MARNIE JOHNSTON marnie.johnston@northernstar.com.au BRADLEY Darke, aoura local Coraki boy being watched each night by more than a million people while in the Big Brother house, has Australia warming to him. Since going into the house more...
Don't Put Other Surfers at Risk; Inexperienced Beginners in the Surf on Crowded Days Could Spell Danger for All
THE school holidays are in full swing and naturally everyone is keen to get some waves. Of course this also means that crowds at some spots can become pretty intense at times. Only this week while taking an early stroll to check the surf, I witnessed...
Eighth Win for Horse Born Dead
Byline: GRAHAME TIMBRELL Racing columnist URNFIELD, the horse that was born dead and brought back to life with mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, scored his eighth career win and took his earnings past $116,000 when he claimed the $25,000 Lismore Workers...
PM Talks Up Aust's Bid for World Role; We Share UN's Ideals and Are Ready to Serve, Says Gillard
Byline: Adam Carroll, APN PRIME Minister Julia Gillard has used her maiden speech to the United Nations General Assembly to outline Australia's credentials for a seat on the United Nations Security Council. In a speech lasting 15 min- utes Ms...
Potato a Mash Hit with Help
CASSANDRA TOBIN starent@northernstar.com.au POTATO Potato were thrust on stage at last year's Mullum Music Festival a and loved it. The Byron Bay band had barely finished their first gig when they were given the opportunity to play the festival...
Precious Art Is Very Tweed
ALBERT ELZINGA news@northernstar.com.au PREPARATIONS for this year's Caldera Art Festival are in full swing and organiser Andy Reimanis has managed to pull off another Herculean feat to put together an event which showcases the remarkable biodiversity...
Prized Produce on Parade; Good Looks Go a Long Way When Showing off at the Ekka
SHOW SEASON Kyogle Show: October 5-6, Kyogle Showgrounds (on.fb.me/SBmEwV) Casino Show: October 13, Casino Showground (casinoshowsociety.com) North Coast National (Lismore): October 18-20, Lismore Showgrounds northcoastnational.com.au Alstonville...
Punters Dress to Impress
HAMISH BROOME hamish.broome@northernstar.com.au BY THREE o'clock yesterday the party was in full swing at the Lismore Cup with something on offer for everyone. The bookies and career punters were sweating in the hot afternoon sun as wads of...
Raise Funds, Raise Roofs
ALEXANDRIA UTTING alexandria.utting@northernstar.com.au HOUSE-MATES is a word we use in connection with areality TVa. But in reality rather than on TV, House-mates is a program where Australians build houses for the poorest people on earth...
Sales Are Going Coconuts!
SUE GARDINER sue.gardiner@northernstar.com.au Tropical Smoothie A sweet, refreshing and healthy summer drink incorporating coconut water (serves two people). Ingredients A3/4 cup of coconut water cup of fresh pineapple 1 cup of...
Save Your House and Family; the SES Says ,C[pounds Sterling]get Ready Now in the Calm before the storm,C[yen]
THE NSW State Emergency Service (NSW SES) in partnership with NRMA Insurance is asking Northern Rivers and Tweed area residents to put aside time during StormSafe Week to prepare for the impacts of storms. StormSafe Week ends on Sunday. The Casino...
Settled in with Kids and Friends; Sydney Jewellery Designer Made the Move 12 Years Ago and Is Happy to Call the Region Home
TRACEY HORDERN tracey.hordern@ northernstar.com.au VICTORIA'S TIPS Owning a big property is not as romantic as it sounds. Invariably someone will have to work on it full time or you will have to pay someone to look after it. Be prepared...
Sign Up, Hook, Line and Sinker; Hunt Is on for Anglers for a Weekend of Competition, Fun, Bragging Rights and Top Prizes, So Get in Quick
THE weather forecast might not be the greatest for the weekend but the North Coast Bonanza at Ballina will be sure to attract a large field of competitors. More than $75,000 worth of prizes are available, including heaps of random lucky draws, and...
SOUTHERN WINNER; Favourite a Class above Rivals in Lismore Cup ,Co and He Might Be Back
Byline: GRAHAME TIMBRELL Racing columnist TAREE trainer Ross Stitt and Australia's most successful jockey, Robert Thompson, combined to win their third and fourth XXXX Gold Lismore Cup (2100m) respectively yesterday with Stitt promising to return...
Titans Winger Gets Home for Races
Byline: MITCHELL CRAIG Sports reporter TITANS winger David Mead has always felt at home whenever he comes to the Lismore Cup. The house at Goonellabah Mead lived in as a teenager overlooks the course and you can see its red roof from the balcony...
Weather's Not Flash So Why Not Visit the Boat Show?
THE 2012 Marine Rescue Boat and Leisure Show is our major fundraiser for the year, so I'm hoping a big crowd will come and support us. Marine Rescue is not a government-funded organisation so all the funds we require are raised by us, the volunteers....