The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Articles from September 25, 2012

Extra Funding the Target for New Tourism Body
HELEN SANDSTROM Helen.sandstrom@northernstar.com.au NORTHERN Rivers Tourism has merged with the Mid North Regional Tourism Organisation to give local industry bodies greater leverage in attracting State Government funding. The new body, known...
Farmers Celebrate Zoning Win
HAMISH BROOME hamish.broome@northernstar.com.au GOOLMANGAR dairy farmer Leigh Sherman is one of many locals breathing a sigh of relief this week after the NSW Government announced controversial environmental zoning categories will be removed...
Fashion the Big Winner
MEL GULBIN news@northernstar.com.au Colts Shoes: Pointed dress shoes Suits Colour: Grey and Metallic Head gear: Fedoras sit well with a slim retro suit Cut: Slim tapered fit Accessories: Bow ties, braces, vests Shirts: Pastels...
Fiddling with Nature
TINKERING with the biological make-up of the two kingdoms of plant and animal by humankind has been going on for quite a long time. It's thought the Mayans, centuries ago, created the forerunner to the corn we eat today from an inedible local wild...
Join Festival of Cultures
ALEXANDRIA UTTING news@northernstar.com.au THE World Stages Festival will roll into Lismore during October and is set to be a multi-cultural affair. The Festival aims to recognise the diversity in the local community through a one-day celebration...
Putting a Fresh Smile on Your Dial
DR ROGER Peate BDS MDS Syd is a Specialist Orthodontist who has been correcting people's bites and straightening crooked teeth on the Northern Rivers for more than 30 years. He is well-known, not only for his skills with smiles but also for his...
Read All about It at Lennox News
THE staff at the Lennox Head Newspower newsagency would like to congratulate all students and staff for being involved in this great program called News- papers in Education. We have been proudly sponsoring this program for over five years and can't...
TAKING OFFENCE; Unruly Supporters Leave a Bad Taste to Rugby Union Grand Final Day
Byline: MITCHELL CRAIG Sports reporter IT IS not clear who will pay the bill for damages that occurred inside Crozier Field, Lismore, at the Far North Coast rugby union grand final on Saturday night. Tensions erupted midway through the second...
Thanks for the Warm-Up
AFTER being overwhelmed with the advertising and coverage of the Olympics it was surprising how quiet the coverage for the Paralympics was. What was most surprising though was the realisation that our much-smaller Paralympics team brought home way...
Three Tinkler Runners Possible for Races on Lismore Cup Day
GRAHAME TIMBRELL Racing columnist NATHAN Tinkler's Patinack Farm could have two and possibly three runners at Lismore on Thursday including They Won't Lastin the XXXX Gold Lismore Cup (2100m). Robyn Hartney, the racing manager for Patinack,...
Water-Birth Expert Killed
RODNEY STEVENS rodney.stevens@northernstar.com.au THE WOMAN who was killed in a head-on smash on The Coast Road south of Suffolk Park on Friday afternoon was Australia's top water-birthing expert. New Zealand-born Estelle Myers, 75, was a...
Water Quality Is Dam Good
MARNIE JOHNSTON news@northernstar.com.au WHEN Peter Hardwick got down, dirty and busy helping out a friend regenerate their dam, he didn't realise he'd be in such demand. Two years ago, after seeing a friend's dam close to sterile, he used...