The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Articles from September 24, 2012

Cavy Show and Pray
Byline: Rodney Stevens Rodney.Stevens@northernstar.com.au CAVY collectors from all over the Northern Rivers will be flocking to Lismore's Red Dove centre with their furry pets in tow to be blessed on Sunday. Blessing guinea pigs; yes you heard...
Change or Go Way of Dodo
MANY of you may not have heard of Theodore Levitt. He was a marketing professor from the US whose seminal work was entitled aMarketing Myopiaa. It charted the inability of some major corporations to correctly define their place in industry with...
High Five for Trojans
MITCHELL CRAIG Sports reporter THE Lennox Head Trojans' stranglehold on Far North Coast rugby union has continued with a 17-10 win over Wollongbar-Alstonville in the grand final at Crozier Field, Lismore, on Saturday. They have now won five...
Majority Demand Moratorium
Byline: PAUL APPELKAMP paul.appelkamp@northernstar.com.au MORE Northern Rivers communities have declared themselves coal seam gas-free, coinciding with the announcement from Federal member for Kennedy, Bob Katter, that he would again call for an...
Nimbin Starts Season
Byline: PAUL APPELKAMP paul.appelkamp@northernstar.com.au HOW did he get it so big? That was the question on everybody's lips at the 2012 Nimbin Annual Country Show. The show was held on Saturday and Sunday at Nimbin Showgrounds and a giant...
Petrol Heads Find Heaven
Byline: REBECCA LOLLBACK rebecca.lollback@northernstar.com.au CASINO man Garry Ford is pretty proud of his car, and so he should be. It's a historic 1970 Ford Escort sedan race car with a 500 horsepower (368kW) V8 engine. It races well and...
Stories and Lessons from Rock Valley; UNITED STAND: They Came from All Corners and Cultures and Built a Community
WITH Margaret Henderson WHEN the first cedar cutters arrived in our region, they concentrated their attack on the river banks and the nearby scrub. As these areas were cut out they moved further inland, still using the myriad of streams to...
Surf's Up and So Are Flags
Byline: PAUL APPELKAMP paul.appelkamp@northernstar.com.au RED and yellow flags were raised at Shelly Beach in Ballina on Saturday to mark the beginning of the surf lifesaving patrol season. As the flags went up, many of the Far North Coast's...
Workers Win a Thriller; Redmen Edge Rovers 3-2 for Their First Premiership since 2004
Byline: MARK ROBINSON Soccer correspondent WORKERS came from behind twice then withstood a withering finish from Richmond Rovers for a heart-stopping 3-2 win in the Far North Coast premier league soccer grand final at Oakes Oval, Lismore,on Saturday...
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