The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Articles from February 14, 2012

a[euro][approximately]Rookie' Beats out His Rivals; Murphy Combines with Teammates to Dominate Team Penning Event
Byline: JOSH SPASARO Sports reporter HE competed in just his third team penning event but there was no doubting Luke Murphy's domination at Alstonville Showground on Sunday. Murphy's team The Charges won the Northern Rivers Team Penners Association's...
Affordable Therapy Is a Beautiful Thing; Salon Promises to Provide the Latest Looks without the Cost
KRISTY Saad believes beauty therapy should be accessible and affordable for everyone. And especially for members of her beloved South Lismore community. She has just opened her new salon, Affordable Beauty, in Casino St, South Lismore. aEveryone...
An STD with a Difference; How to Avoid a Sexually Transmitted Debt
VALENTINE'S Day is the time when sweethearts traditionally exchange gifts of love. But be warned a your new partner may also give you a nasty STD, a case of asexually transmitted debta. According to AMP Financial Planner Les McGuire, when love is...
Awards Raise Business Profile and Improve Health and Profit
ENTRIES are now open for the $500,000 2012 Telstra Australian Business Awards. All local businesses are eligible for the national awards, including one that celebrates top regional businesses. Evans Head-based Australian Biorefining was a state...
Bulldogs Coach Expects Improvement
OF the 16 coaches preparing their squads for the 2012 NRL season, new Canterbury mentor Des Hasler understands he faces arguably the toughest challenge. Hasler arrived at Belmore with enormous expectations, following a dramatic move from the premiers...
Clarke Sidelined by Injury
AUSTRALIA cricket captain Michael Clarke hopes to miss just one limited-overs international due to his leg muscle injury. Clarke said scans yesterday returned C[pounds sterling]good newsC[yen] by revealing just a slight strain to his right hamstring....
Family Hits Winning Shot; Lancasters Enjoying the Opportunity to Test Their Skills on Tennis Court
Byline: MITCHELL CRAIG Sports reporter ASK Lismore tennis player Jessica Lancaster if she can beat any of her three brothers in a singles match and she will have a simple answer for you. C[pounds sterling]I can beat all of them,C[yen] she says....
Fishermen Rescue 2 from Bar; Brunswick Heads: Lifejacket Saves One Who Had Water in His Lungs
Byline: Jem Wilson Reporter DRAMATIC photos have emerged of two men fighting for survival after their boat capsized on the river bar at Brunswick Heads (see the front page). The skipper from Queensland and his male passenger were left clinging...
In Brief
Roof fall death A MAN who fell through a roof in Byron Bay while installing insulation last week has died. The 53-year-old was working on a roof of a factory on Brigantine St in the Byron Bay Industrial Estate last Monday when he fell about 5m...
Key Questions on Aged Care
Byline: FINANCIAL MATTERS RICK RUTTEN IT'S a fact of life that many of us will one day face the daunting task of seeking aged care for someone close to us and there are five key questions to address. What are the aged care options? The degree...
Local Fans Remember Whitney Houston
aA FEMALE Michael Jacksona was how one North Coast Whitney Houston fan described the music and film industry superstar yesterday following her untimely death at the age of 48 on Sunday. The singer was pronounced dead at 10.55am (AEDT) on Sunday...
Romeos Romance with Red Roses; Partners: Polish Your Passion, Pass the Petals and Put Your Proposals Today
Byline: Paul Appelkamp Reporter WHEN it comes to flowers, roses may well be the most romantic. a(Roses) are always related to romance and love. They're just that flower that conveys passion. The white roses convey love and simplicity,a Alstonville...
Scrabble Dictionary Is Looking Up; Night on the Tiles Gets New Meaning as Game Moves with Times
Byline: Javier Encalada Reporter SCRABBLE is up to date again a now you can use words such as facebook (19 points), badware (13), blingy (12) and wiki (11). These are some of the 3000 words added this year to the Collins Official Scrabble Words...
Security's Weak Link Is Usually a Person
Byline: BUSINESS INSIGHT Emma McAuley ACCORDING to Kevin Mitnik, once the most-wanted computer criminal in the United States and now working as an American computer security consultant: aCompanies spend millions of dollars on firewalls and secure...
Stuart Will Give Bangalow a Polish; Furniture Restorer Moves to Historic Masonic Hall
BANGALOW Masonic Hall will take on another lease on life this week with well-known furniture restorer Stuart Pratley relocating to the historic building. Mr Pratley's business, Polish at Byron, has been a fixture of the Byron Bay Arts and Industry...
Tell the Truth, I'm Not That into Online Dating
AS TODAY is the advertising extravaganza known as St Valentine's Day, it's appropriate I mention a couple of female friends who are currently dog-paddling without floaties in the often-perilous waters of dating websites. Perilous because there are...
Trio's A[euro][approximately]callous' Act; Court Hears Details of Stabbing during First Day of Sentencing
Byline: Ava Benny-Morrison Reporter A CASINO trio acted in a acallousa manner when they stabbed a man and left him bleeding and isolated in bushland north of Kyogle before taking his car. That was how a Crown prosecutor described the actions...
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