The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Articles from September 18, 2012

2016 Is Latest Hwy Casualty
ALEX EASTON alex.easton@northernstar.com.au NORTHERN Rivers Nationals have welcomed a new commitment from the Federal Coalition aimed at completing the troubled Pacific Hwy upgrade. The commitment, made by Federal Nationals leader Warren Truss,...
A Bookie Adventure
LAUREN AHERN, MALLEE CARTER AND ZOE LAWRENCE-DALY (Year 6) On Thursday, August 30, all the students and some teachers of Our Lady Help of Christians Parish School (OLHC) dressed for a spectacular Book Week parade. The Parish pre-School also came...
Claire Leads the Way in Darwin
RICHARD FORBES Star correspondent DUNOON United's Claire Farrington captained a victorious Invitational team at the School Sport Australia 12 years and under national soccer championships in Darwin. The 12-year-old had led the North Coast...
Council's Do the Right Bin and Win Campaign Launched
Lismore residents are set to receive extra encouragement for their recycling efforts with the launch of Council's Do the Right Bin and Win campaign, where households that are identified as putting the correct materials into their recycling and organics...
CSG Protest for Page
REBECCA LOLLBACK rebecca.lollback@northernstar.com.au aNOT happy, Don!a That was the message more than 50 anti-coal seam gas protesters sent to Ballina MP and Minister for the North Coast Don Page at a small, peaceful rally outside his office...
Discovering Our Natural Beauty
HAMISH BROOME hamish.broome@northernstar.com.au CAMPING TIPS There is currently a total fire ban in place a no fires allowed Check the national parks website for park closures due to wildfires and hazard reduction burns. Stick to tracks....
Garden Centre Growth
CHRISTIAN MORROW news@northernstar.com.au DESPITE the unusual weather over the past two years, the Lismore Garden Centre has continued to thrive. Owners David and Anna Manby are about to open Lismore Collectables in the shop adjoining their...
LIAM IS TOPS; Ballina Captain Wins Best and Fairest despite Injury-Plagued Season
Byline: MITCHELL CRAIG Sports reporter DESPITE missing almost half the season with injury, Ballina captain Liam Preston won the Far North Coast rugby union best and fairest award at the zone presentation on Sunday night. Preston, 26, spent several...
Police Chief Calls for Calm after Riot; Politicians and Islamic Leaders Condemn Protest Violence
Byline: Jessica Grewal, APN THE fallout from violent rioting in Sydney on the weekend has turned almost as ugly as the behaviour of the protesters. Politicians and Islamic leaders from around the country have been quick to condemn the violent...
Southern Winner Is Heading North
Byline: GRAHAME TIMBRELL Racing columnist DUBBO CUP winner Southern Shimmer is heading north for the XXXX Gold Lismore Cup (2100m) on Thursday week as trainer Ross Stitt and jockey Robert Thompsonaim for their second win in the race. They won...
Tim's Turn to Talk Turkey
SCOTT HARLUM scott.harlum@northernstar.com.au HE'S taken on the big men of international rugby union, but Australian great Tim Horan will prove his bravery by visiting Kyogle on September 29 to talk at the town's union club presentation dinner...
Tip Top Stop Raises Locals' Crusts
HAMISH BROOME hamish.broome@northernstar.com.au IT MAY still claim to be athe onea for Aussie mums, but Tip Top bread is sliding down the Northern Rivers food ladder. Tip Top, which trucks its loaves into the Northern Rivers from bakeries...
Winners Are Grinners
Chaeli de Brincat and Tahlia Brien Mr Michael Piccoli has just been awarded a Lismore Diocesan award for Excellence in Education. Mrs Healy, our school principal, nominated Mr Piccoli for his efforts in placing the Making Jesus Real (MJR) program...

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