The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Articles from May 9, 2012

BACK AT THE TRACK; Lismore Speedway Promoter David Lander Commits to Another 5 Years
Byline: DENNIS NEWLYN Speedway correspondent LUCAS Oil Lismore Speedway promoter David Lander has committed to another five years' involvement with the venue. Lander this week picked up the option of another five years conducting speedway racing...
Bush Poets Enrich Our Life; Listen to the Best during This Year's Beef Week
Byline: Scott Harlum Casino/Kyogle reporter FROM Henry Lawson to Banjo Paterson to Dorothea Mackellar, bush poets have helped define what it is to be Australian. They capture the essence of the bush, of life on the land and of the struggle of...
Coalition Fails to Remove Slipper; Speaker Hits out Then Steps Aside
Byline: Rae Wilson APN NewsDesk BESIEGED Speaker Peter Slipper took a swipe at the media yesterday as the Federal Opposition branded him the apublic facea of Labor's amoral corea eroding. The Opposition failed to test Gillard Government loyalty...
Districts on Way Out?
Byline: BOWLS jimbrigg@optusnet.com.au ARE the three local bowls districts that make up Zone One on the way out? They are, if the views of Bowls NSW's chief executive Greg Helm are heeded. Helm attended last week's Zone One meeting and told delegates...
High-Speed Pursuits Anger Police; L-Plater Caught after 180kmh Chase
Byline: Rodney Stevens Reporter POLICE are appalled that young drivers continue to place innocent lives at risk after the third high-speed pursuit on the Northern Rivers in a week. Highway patrol officers doing speed checks on the Ballina bypass...
HSU Branch Drops National Body; Lismore Health Workers Want Chiefs Sacked
Byline: Paul Appelkamp Reporter A LISMORE sub-branch of the scandal-rocked Health Services Union has suspended its membership of the national body and demanded its executives be sacked. About 20 members of the Population Health sub-branch of...
Karate Trio Make Solid Start to Competition Year
THREE young students from Yoseikan-Ryu Karate in Lismore have made a solid start to the year with good results at state and national tournaments. Connor Jackson, Levi Brown and Connor Scarrabelotti participated in the NSW State Championships in...
Pre-Loved Clothes on Catwalk; Chance to Bag a Bargain at the Anglican Op Shop Parade
Byline: Traci Williams Reporter FOR the local Goonellabah Anglican Op Shop workers the annual Op Shop fashion parade helps continue an old tradition in a new way while providing social contact for members of the Goonellabah and broader community....
Renowned Journo at Tweed River Meeting
Byline: STEPHEN SENISE RENOWNED Australian racing journalist Max Presnell popped up at the Murwillumbah races on Monday, a morale-boosting return to action for the Tweed River Jockey Club after a spate of days postponed and abandoned due to rain....
School Zones Are Safer; Flashing Lights to Go Statewide, Increasing Safety for Students
Byline: Traci Williams Reporter AS the NSW Government announced a major expansion of the school zone flashing lights program across the state, a country school and a suburban Lismore school were thrilled as the lights would bring increased safety...
Swan Throws Down Gauntlet; Federal Road Funding of $3.6 Billion A[euro][approximately]must Be Matched $ for $ by the NSW Government'
Byline: Adam Carroll APN Newsdesk PAGE MP Janelle Saffin says it's now up to the State Government to put up or shut up after Treasurer Wayne Swan announced $3.6 billion in last night's Federal Budget to complete the duplication of the Pacific Hwy...
The Pros and Cons of Home Alone
Byline: OVER THE FENCE Jane Staunton IT IS said that having a cat as a house mate doesn't really count. I beg to differ. aRosiea the cat is a bloody good lifestyle buddy and companion. She has a simple attitude to sharing with me, an attitude...
Youth Parliament Excites Taneshia; Pottsville Indigenous Woman Can A[euro][approximately]make a Difference'
Byline: Peter Caton Reporter AS AN indigenous Australian, Pottsville resident Taneshia Atkinson loves this land and her people and has hopes for the future, which she plans to express in political circles. Taneshia is one of 50 indigenous aleaders...
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