The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Articles from May 30, 2012

A Chip off Old Block; Sironen's Son, Nephew, Making Their Mark in Rugby League
MITCHELL CRAIG LEAGUE REPORTER FORMER Australian and New South Wales front-rower Paul Sironen admits he didn't care whether his son Curtis became a rugby league player or not. The 18-year-old five-eighth made his debut for the Wests Tigers...
CSG Rally Film Hits US Pay TV
SCOTT HARLUM scott.harlum@northernstar.com.au PAUL Joseph and Brendan aMookxa Hanley are the kind of men who prefer their activism with a creative touch and who let their music and films do most of the talking. The self-described aelderly...
Federal Funds Hopes Dwindle
JESSICA GREWAL jessica.grewal@apn.com.au Who's right? THE State and Federal governments have been arguing for months over who should pay what to finish the Pacific Highway upgrade. The State Government says an 80-20 split was set up in...
Ferris Runs Red-Hot in Finland; Motocross Ace Takes Championship Win
MITCHELL CRAIG mitchell.craig@northernstar.com.au KYOGLE dirt-bike racer Dean Ferris has put injury behind him to win the first round of the Finnish Championship supercross event in HyvinkA[currency]A[currency], Finland. The 21-year-old professional...
Hayley, Beth Power On
REBECCA LOLLBACK rebecca.lollback@northernstar.com.au TWO women from the Northern Rivers have made it to the grand final of the Lions Medical Research Personality Quest. Hayley Walker, of Mullumbimby and Beth Power of Alstonville, said they...
I Quit, Says Byron Shire GM
DOMINIC FEAIN dominic.feain@northernstar.com.au BYRON Shire Council general manager Graeme Faulkner has resigned a year head of the expiry of his contract. It is understood Mr Faulkner was required to give four weeks' notice and that he will...
It Will Be a Hell of a Show
DOMINIC FEAIN dominic.feain@northernstar.com.au HELL IS A CABARET LINE-UP Greg Sheehan does Bertie Page The Porno Puppets of Prague S Sorrensen The Von Tramp Family Puppets John Myer Sheehan's Magic Toy Shop Circus The Singing...
June Normally a Taxing Time
THE start of June typically brings a mad scramble to get together receipts, bank statements and payment summaries. It's also the time of year when tax-driven investments are heavily promoted, often with promises of solid tax savings coupled with...
Let the Games Begin A[euro]" Here
SUE GARDINER sue.gardiner@northernstar.com.au $10m events July 1-6 Northern University Games expected to draw 1400 visitors October 28-30 Cricket NSW State Under-17 Championships November 5-8 NSW Primary Schools Sports Association Girls'...
Party Cancelled
REBECCA LOLLBACK rebecca.lollback@northernstar.com.au ONE of the Northern Rivers' most popular New Year's Eve events has been cancelled. Alstonville Apex's New Year's Eve Family Festival has been held at the Alstonville Showgrounds for the...
Rail Fan Welcomes Survey
The track The 130km stretch of line hasn't been used for eight years. It contains 145 timber bridges, 13 steel bridges and nine tunnels. Engineers will inspect rails, sleepers, drainage, level crossings, bridges, tunnels, embankments and stations....
Rescuer Repairs
REBECCA LOLLBACK rebecca.lollback@northernstar.com.au aLOOK at the old girl ... I remember when she was brand new.a The aold girla is Marine Rescue Ballina's boat and, as unit commander, Norm Lannoy is well aware, she's not new anymore. ...
Smarter; Dementia Is Not a Normal Part of Aging, and There Is Plenty You Can Do to Keep Your Brain Healthy A[euro]" Alzheimer's Australia
EVER remembered a name you were searching for half an hour or half a day later? As we get older, it can be tricky to remember some things straight away. So what's normal a losing the car keys or being slower to complete a mental task, for example...
Support to Keep Districts
NOT everybody is in favour of Bowls NSW chief executive Greg Helm's view that the zone should look at doing away with districts. Helm told the last Zone One meeting that eight of the 16 NSW zones that have no districts are financial, while the other...
Win the Job Race
NATHAN WOULFE RECRUITMENT EDITOR WELCOME to the newest addition to the MyCareer stable a Local Jobs on Wednesday. While our Saturday section continues to be really well received, this new section comes in response to reader demands a you wanted...

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