The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Articles from September 27, 2012

Beaches May Clean Up Again
TROY KIPPEN news@northernstar.com.au WITH a prize for clean beaches already under their belts, Cabarita Beach residents once again welcomed a Keep Australia Beautiful NSW Clean Beaches Award assessor to inspect the beaches on Tuesday. Cabarita...
Booking a Finish Date
JANN BURMESTER news@northernstar.com.au IT'S been a 20-year battle, but a small group of dedicated and determined people will get the best Christmas present ever when the new $3.75 million Byron Bay Library opens in mid-December. The Friends...
Creating Hard Work
SOMETIMES, when I'm wondering what to write, I find myself musing on the process of writing and the notion of creativity. I think about it most when the creative muse has gone missing and I'm in urgent need of her a which is usually when a deadline...
Dip, Dive, Socialise; Get Ready for Harvest Festival! Ozomatli Are Set to Tear Audiences Apart in November
CASSANDRA TOBIN OZOMATLI know all about marketing. But when they were first coming through 18 years ago the version of viral marketing they were doing was live shows. aOn a weekend we would play 14 times,a Raul Pacheco, guitarist and vocalist,...
El Masri Praises Influence of Moore
Byline: JOSH SPASARO NRL: Des Hasler's star has risen to new heights this season while his predecessor, Kevin Moore, has barely rated a mention. With the Belmore-based club finishing a disappointing ninth last year a and Moore being dumped halfway...
Freney Invited to Grand Final
JAVIER ENCALADA news@northernstar.com.au The decider The 117th AFL Grand Final When: Saturday, September 29. Time: 2.30pm Where: MCG, Melbourne Who: Hawthorn vs Sydney Tipped to win: Hawthorn BALLINA Shire's Paralympian Jacqueline...
Hip to Be a Horn Band; Sydney, Tokyo, New York ... the Hipstones Were Lost in Translation, but Not for Long
Thomas Weir PLAYING music six nights a week in the bar of a Tokyo hotel was an almost surreal start to the creative partnership of singer Anthea White and keyboardist Mark Palmer. aIt was kind of like a Lost In Translation thing,a Palmer tells...
Hook, Chine and Singers
Ballina alive North Coast Fishing Bonanza: ThursdayaSunday Ballina Seagulls Leagues Club Visit fishingcomps.com.au Ballina Boat & Leisure Show: SaturdayaSunday Ballina Seagulls Leagues Club The Rotary Club of Ballina's Great...
It's a Long Way to Madness on the Road
SEANNA CRONIN TEN years after it broke concert ticket sale records, rock music extravaganza Long Way to the Top is back on the road. More than a dozen legends of Australian music, including Brian Cadd, Little Pattie, Lucky Starr, Glenn Shorrock,...
It's Still a Beautiful Thing, One Last Time; Arguments, Artistic Differences and Personality Clashes; Three Things That Have Nothing to Do with the Beautiful Girls
CASSANDRA TOBIN WHEN The Beautiful Girls announced they were heading off on their farewell tour, there was no surprise. Months earlier, frontman, guitarist and songwriter Mat McHugh had been talking about an epiphany he'd had while touring with...
Lost, but Love Labours On
MARNIE JOHNSTON news@northernstar.com.au THIS is about dementia, my grandfather's deterioration because of the disease and my grandmother's struggles as a fulltime carer. My grandparents, Shirley and Walter Carbis, remind me of Noah and Allie...
My Word He Can Spell
ALEXANDRIA UTTING alexandria.utting@northernstar.com.au COMMONLY MISSPELT WORDS Across Assassination Believe Caribbean Disappoint Definitely Embarrass Government Really Receive Parliament Tattoo SOURCE:...
Paraglider Eyes Morning Glory
REBECCA LOLLBACK rebecca.lollback@northernstar.com.au MYSTERIOUS Morning Glory clouds can be up to 1000km long and 2km wide, travelling at more than 60kmh. They are a rare meteoro- logical phenomena and no-one knows what causes these huge...
Perfect Timing Clocks Back On
Byline: GRAHAME TIMBRELL Racing columnist ONE group's loss is another's gain and that is the story with Perfect Timing, one of the main chances in the Lismore Workers Club Rousillon Handicap at the Lismore Cup meeting today. Perfect Timing was...
Phoning in a Winner; IPHONE MOVIE: Visual Arts Student Takes out Film Festival Prize
HAMISH BROOME hamish.broome@northernstar.com.au MATT MURCHIE'S ART TIPS Be prepared to embrace new technology. Be adaptable, flexible and open-minded to new mediums. Don't be afraid to promote yourself: enter competitions and use the...
Retailers' Cup Runneth Over
WHILE tipsters and bookies can debate the favourite for this year's XXXX Gold Lismore Cup, the sure winner in the lead-up to the event has been Lismore retailers. Lismore City centre manager Katie O'Rourke said the fashion and beauty retailers were...
Southern Shimmer Could Emulate Former Stablemate
Byline: TONY WHITE Racing correspondent THE Ross Stitt-trained Southern Shimmer will be out to emulate the deeds of illustrious former stablemate Precise Timing in the $45,000 XXXX Gold Lismore Cup (2100m) today. Precise Timing, which won 18...
Squad's Trip to Sydney Well Worth the Effort
THE North Coast Achievers Squad travelled to the Swimming NSW Development Meet at the Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre. The meet was for 9- to 17-year-olds in all four strokes over 50 metres with a mixed 13 years and over relay, mixed 11-12 years...
STAR JOCKEYS CHASE GLORY; Leading Riders Ready for Lismore Cup
GRAHAME TIMBRELL Racing columnist FOUR jockeys who have reached the pinnacle of their profession by winning black type races will ride in the XXXX Gold Lismore Cup (2100m) today. Robert Thompson, who will ride Southern Shimmer, Glenn Lynch...
They're off and Racing
JAVIER ENCALADA news@northernstar.com.au THE track is in peak condition, the horses are prepared, the meals and the drinks are in place, the outfits and fascinators have been picked and the bookies are ready to take bets. Lismore Turf Club...
Wimpy Holiday Fun; School's out and Greg Is Looking Forward to Enjoying the Best Summer of All Time
IT'S time for father son bonding. But if Greg has anything to do with it, he'll do anything to stop bonding time from ruining his summer holiday. So he hatches a plan to pretend he has a job at a ritzy country club, but even that fails to keep...
You're Never Too Young to Be an Avid Bulldogs NRL Supporter
HAMISH BROOME news@northernstar.com.au AT ONLY two years old, little Hunter Leeson is already such a die-hard Canterbury Bulldogs fan he sleeps in his team jersey. Any attempts to remove the treasured garment are met with howls of protest...
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