The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Articles from September 6, 2012

A Classic Christie; Celebrating Its 60th Anniversary, THE MOUSETRAP Is Still Full of Mystery
CASSANDRA TOBIN MYSTERY surrounds the next production for Ballina Players; The Mousetrap. Why has the Agatha Christie play been running for 60 years in London? Will they ever be able to make the movie? And, why, oh why, hasn't the mysterious...
Bang, Crash, Boom; Don't Go for the Plot Line in Expendables 2, Go for Face Full of Action
EXPENDABLES 2 is the action film the first one should have been. A pure shot of testosterone packaged in explosions and delivered by the toughest, beefiest action stars. It could very well have been called Arsekickers Unite and makes the Avengers...
Happiness, Success and Writing Solo; JULIA STONE Tells Pulse about Writing Rarities, Arbitrary Numbers and the Difference a Producer Makes
CASSANDRA TOBIN AFTER six years touring with her brother, Julia Stone has taken her solo career By The Horns. When Pulse gets the chance to talk to one of the sweetest singer-songwriters in Aussie-folk, she's enjoying some time in a friend's...
Lesson for Kids, Adults
MARNIE JOHNSTON marnie.johnston@northernstar.com.au CHEERFUL children and their positive parents sat in a circle at Lismore Library yesterday, speaking in improving English mixed with a shamble of African languages. More than 30 parents and...
Lismore A[euro][approximately]has to Grow'
HAMISH BROOME Hamish.broome@northernstar.com.au LISMORE mayoral candidate Neil Marks has called for more housing development around Lismore so the town can reach an economically aself-sustaininga population of 75,000. The population figure...
Naturally, It's Tourism; Love of Nature Combines with Tourism for Top SCU Graduate
HAMISH BROOME hamish.broome@northernstar.com.au Bachelor of Business in International Tourism Management Overview: Prepares students for a career in tourism by providing a global perspective on the industry. Subjects include: International...
Pitman a Cup Star; Janelle Provides Highlight with Hat-Trick
REBECCA LOLLBACK rebecca.lollback@northernstar.com.au SCORING three goals in the women's Hockey Masters World Cup is the highlight of Janelle Pitman's sporting career. The Goonellabah woman made history with her hat-trick during the game against...
Premiership Success Proves Player Magnet for Mustangs
MITCHELL CRAIG Sports reporter DON'T expect the Murwillumbah Mustangs to be one-hit wonders when it comes to winning Northern Rivers Regional Rugby League grand finals. After Lower Clarence won the NRRRL grand final in 2009 there was a mass...
Security, Police Boost
REBECCA LOLLBACK rebecca.lollback@northernstar.com.au SECURITY has been boosted for next week's Ballina Cup and there will be a police presence too, because organisers are concerned under-age drinking could be more of a problem this year. ...
Slain Soldiers Honoured in Moving Ceremonies; War Victims Returned to Loved Ones
Byline: Adam Carroll APN Newsdesk THE bodies of the three Australian soldiers murdered by a rogue Afghan solider were returned to their families and colleagues during a moving ceremony at RAAF Base Amberley yesterday. The bodies of Lance Corporal...
Stirring a Stampede; with Five Live Acts, 15 DJs, Three Stages and Three Bars, This Month's Sunday Safari Is Looking Wild
NATALEE RIEDEL SUNDAY Safari welcomes the warmer months back to Byron with its biggest party yet. For those who haven't attended one of these laidback Sunday sunset sessions, the event's creator and director Joshua Pollard says September 16's...
The Pipes Are Calling
UNKIND people have likened the skirl of bagpipes to backyard cat noises. But have a piper blowing hard, add a wee deoch an doris or two, and the Scots become more tiger than pussycat. When the then Royal piper Walter Wilkie thought the Yanks...
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