Coffs Coast Advocate (Coffs Harbour, Australia)

Provides local and regional news coverage for Coffs Harbour, Australia.

Articles from February 4, 2009

Are We Sure It's Aussie-Fresh Produce?
Byline: PHIL DOYLE WHAT do you think will happen to all our local food producers if imports of veges, fruit and associated products increase in quantity? For veges and fruit, just contemplate these facts published last week in The Land newspaper....
ATA Calls for Better Roads
THE Australian Government should spend more on road maintenance as it works to boost the economy, rather than trying to bring forward more new road projects, ATA Chairman Trevor Martyn said recently. Trevor was releasing the ATA's pre-budget submission...
KEVIN SENT! {Rudd's Injection of $40 Billion}; LUKE KEIOSKIE Reports
WE'RE in the money! The Federal Government's second economic stimulus package will see more than $40 billion injected into the economy from as early as next month, and Coffs Coast residents will make out like bandits. Low- and middle-income earners...
Legend Joins Coffs Crew
BASKETBALL in Coffs Harbour is in for a tremendous boost with the signing of basketball legend Ray Tomlinson as the Coffs Harbour Basketball Development Manager. Ray comes to the position with an incredible history as a player and coach, but it...
Luxurious Evolution
WITH new looks, enhanced performance and refinement, a host of innovative features and an impressive new interior, the new Nissan Murano is a significant evolution of the original. Pricing will start from $45,990 for the ST model and $55,890 for...
Panthers Lend a Hand
Byline: GREG WHITE PENRITH players Trent Waterhouse and Michael Gordon have answered the call from Group 2 juniors and will be star attractions at the Imperial Sportspower Gala Registration Day on Saturday, February 14. District junior clubs...
State, Youth League Teams Get Cracking
THE 2009 senior representative program gets underway this Sunday with the first training session for the State league men and women and the Youth league men. Training will be held at the stadium from 4.00pm and coaches Herb Haddon and Ray Tomlinson...
Truck Drivers' 10 Top Tips for Other Motorists on the Road
1. Cutting in, cutting out Please don't cut in front of trucks as they slow for traffic lights, or when you're on the highway. A truck needs more road space to stop than you realise, so leave plenty of room in front of the truck. A loaded B-Double...
What's on .
Who 2009 Ralph Australian Swimwear Model of the Year Final What The Ralph Australian swimwear Model of the year, is coming to The Planto to search for Australia's most beautiful swimwear models. The Plantation will be sending one lucky winner...
Yes, One-Stop Trucking Shop
BROWN and Hurley are constantly changing, to meet customer requirements and they provide a 'one stop shop' for all their transport needs. "We surprise our customers with what we offer," Brown and Hurley sales co-ordinator Debbie Davis said. To...
Young Cattle Harder to Sell
WITH a good average-quality yarding of 1300 head at Grafton's weekly fat sale yesterday, export prices held firm on last week's rates but young cattle proved harder to sell. With 600 headed offshore, lighter export cows sold a bit dearer, but prices...