Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Articles from February 12, 2009

{Buccaneers Facing Return to Village Comp} {Buccaneers Facing Relegation}
Byline: Quinn Jones quinn.jones@dailyexaminer.com.au YAMBA is in the grip of a rugby union player drought and local forecasts are unclear if there is any relief in sight. The situation is so dire the Yamba Rugby Union Club may have to resort...
McIntyres Lane Protest Is Getting through to Council; Road Access Must Stay, Say Residents
Byline: David Bancroft david.bancroft@dailyexaminer.com.au RESIDENTS and users of McIntyres Lane have won the first round of their battle to keep the road open to through traffic. McIntyres Lane links the Pacific Highway near Shark Creek to areas...
Quality, Not Quantity, on Offer in Local Waters
Byline: GONEFISHIN' DICK RICHARDS sport@dailyexaminer.com.au AGAIN another small weigh-in this week, but the quality fish are still on the bite. The Clarence is full of bream at the moment, although mostly throw backs, but the occasional good-sized...
Ramsey Must Pay Sacked Workers: MP
Byline: graham orams graham.orams@ dailyexaminer.com.au THE Federal Parliament has been told that Grafton abattoir owner Stuart Ramsey is morally and ethically responsible for the unpaid entitlements of the sacked abattoir workers. In a parliamentary...
Roses out in Force for St Valentine's; Florists Prepare for Busy Time
Byline: Marsha Neville newsroom@dailyexaminer.com.au MR Lincoln will be there, so will Papa Milan, Oklahoma and even Sir Donald Bradman - bunched up and waiting to be taken, all in the name of love. These are just some of the names given to the...
Sharks Give Thrills at Yamba
Byline: Chris Nield Yamba - Sunday - Inconvenience caused by three sharks cruising close inshore at Yamba on Saturday morning was more than compensated for by the exciting chases staged by members of the Surf Life Saving Club. Added to the sallies...
Supermarket Thumbs Up; Town Gets Behind Change
Byline: ERIN BRADY erin.brady@dailyexaminer.com.au THE people of Maclean have spoken. They want a supermarket and urge the council to make it happen. More than 250 people crammed into the Maclean Civic Centre on Tuesday night for a public meeting...
Today in History
Today is Thursday, February 12, the 43rd day of 2009. There are 322 days left in the year. Highlights in history on this date: * 1554 - Lady Jane Grey is executed for treason in England. * 1577 - Don John of Austria, new Governor of the Netherlands,...
Valley Bushfire Fundraisers
Byline: Margaret de Silva margaret.desilva@dailyexaminer.com.au Lower Clarence businesses dig deep MACLEAN Hotel manager Jamie Vincent said he had been 'overwhelmed' by the amount of business and community support for their fundraiser for people...
Young Stars Get Chance to Shine
Byline: NETBALL FIONA GORDON www.graftonnetball.sportingpulse.net SELECTIONS are still under way for all rep teams for 2009. If you are still interested, but were unable to attend last weekend, we would still encourage you to come along and try-out....