The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Articles from September 21, 2012

Art Inspired by Community
MARNIE JOHNSTON marnie.johnston@northernstar.com.au LISMORE'S Magellan St will, for the next week, be home to artistic impressions of the city produced by distinguished artist, Marie-Lise Laviolette, as part of the Lismore Art in the Heart project....
Car Conundrum Is like a Fish out of Water
GRAHAM BROADHEAD news@northernstar.com.au BALLINA'S Marine Rescue unit was yesterday called in to tow a car rather than a boat. The owner of the Holden twin-cab 4WD, who didn't want to be identified, said he just awasn't thinkinga when he...
Even at 80, Ray Has His Day; Veteran Wins through Togolf Croquet Semi-Finals
Byline: MITCHELL CRAIG Sports reporter RAY VIZE of Forster is one step away from consecutive finals when the NSW golf croquet handicap event at the Cherry Street Ballina lawns resumes today. Vize combined with Dubbo player Graham Innocent to...
Flight Home to England Has to Wait for Dan
MITCHELL CRAIG Sports reporter A FLIGHT home and tickets to the Formula One Grand Prix in Singapore on the way wasn't going to stop Wollongbar-Alstonville flanker Dan Mather from playing in the Far North Coast rugby union grand final against...
IT'S A TOSS-UP; Grand Final Will Be Close, According to Rival Coaches
DECIDERS MEN'S soccer grand finals continue at Oakes Oval, Lismore, tonight, with the fifth and sixth division deciders. South Lismore will be looking to complete the fifth division premiership double with a win over Lennox Head at 8pm, while...
It Was a Fair Dinkum Mother-in-Law Fishing Moment
HOW many men can say that they have slapped their mother in law over the head with a fish? Well my hubby can. It was about this time two years ago and my mother, who was 84 at the time, had been wanting us to take her fishing, down to Ballina...
Life in Byron Is a Winner; Victoria Jeffery Made the Move for Love and Ended Up Loving Where She Moved To
TRACEY HORDERN tracey.hordern@northernstar.com.au Victoria's tips Be open to all adventures and do things you wouldn't usually do in the city; do goofy things. Be mindful of what Mother Nature gives you and how easy it is to fulfil yourself...
Overcrowding in Celebrant Circles
SUE GARDINER sue.gardiner@northernstar.com.au A MASSIVE eagle, trained for movie work which swooped down and delivered the wedding rings is one of the quirkier sights Michelle Shannon has witnessed in her four years as a marriage celebrant. ...
Plan B Aims to Save Men
RODNEY STEVENS rodney.stevens@northernstar.com.au DUI on our roads There were 13 alcohol-related deaths and 182 injuries in Northern Region of NSW in 2011. This compared with 17 people killed in alcohol-related crashes in each of 2009 and...
Rec Fishers Stopped Margiris; the Cynical Rebranding of This Factory Boat as the Abel Tasman Didn't Fool Anyone
IT'S GOOD to see the average fisho is starting to get more involved in fisheries management issues that affect every facet of our pastime. Recreational fishers were first to step up to the line against the super trawler Margiris. The cynical...
Spring Sweeping Up Northerlies; a[euro]Look a Little Harder as This Is a Rare Opportunity for This Time of Year.A[euro]
OKAY guys, here we are, it's school holidays again, it's time for the groms to score their share and they'll be hassling their folks to get them there. But the big question is where? Traditionally spring is not the best time of year for waves on...
Sue's Vocal about Local Food; Organic Farmers Cut Food Miles
SAMANTHA ELLEY news@northernstar.com.au EATING only food grown within a certain distance from your home is not such a new concept, says organic farmer Sue Mangan of Federal. While the locavore movement has picked up steam in recent years,...
Tenacity Back in Style
HAMISH BROOME hamish.broome@northernstar.com.au FASHION comes naturally to 16-year-old Wollongbar TAFE fashion student Shannon Clayworth. While in Year 8 he put on a catwalk parade showcasing the fashion of every decade from the 1910s to now...
Toni Collette Stars in Mental Aussie Movie
Albert Elzinga news@northernstar.com.au AN ADVANCE screening of Mental, a new movie filmed largely in the Tweed by Muriel's Wedding director PJ Hogan, will be shown on October 3 at Hoyts cinema at Tweed City shopping centre. Queensland schoolgirl...

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