The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Articles from April 11, 2013

a[euro][approximately]Platforma[euro][TM] to Fix Wall View
Byline: Graham Broadhead news@northernstar.com.au LIKE many locals, Ballinaas deputy mayor, Cr Sue Meehan wants to again enjoy the ocean views from the end of Ballinaas North Wall a views which were taken away when upgrade works were completed before...
Bee Hell of a Crash
BEEKEEPERS lately have been concerned that their little honeys have been buzzing off from their hives. In England they found that bad-tempered bees were chasing away those that had a nature as sweet as what they produce. The answer? Get rid of...
Bulls Up for the Fight
Byline: MITCHELL CRAIG Sports reporter DESPITE a 62-0 drubbing against Lennox Head in their first game of the season, the Casino Bulls wonat be throwing in the towel anytime soon. New coach Joe Mohammed believes his young team can turn things...
Classics Return to Bangalow
Byline: SUE GARDINER sue.gardiner@northernstar.com.au THE sounds of champagne flutes clinking and musicians performing Tchaikovsky and Beethoven wafted over the streets of Bangalow yesterday as the town launched the line-up for its annual classical...
Cudgen Fancies Chances at Kirra
Byline: MITCHELL CRAIG Sports reporter CUDGEN is set to send one of its biggest contingents to the Australian Surf Life Saving Championships at North Kirra on the Gold Coast next week. The club has about 20 competitors who will look to finish...
FAST TRAIN TO THE BIG SMOKE Travel to Brisbane from Coffs in Only 71 Minutes
Byline: Adam Carroll news@northernstar.com.au NEED FOR SPEED Total route distance: 1748km Construction costs (in 2012 terms): $114b ($64b Brisbane-Sydney; $50b Sydney-Melbourne) Fares: The study used comparable airfare prices. Construction...
Glen Innes Escapees Still on Run
Byline: Jessica Grewal news@northernstar.com.au THREE convicted North Coast criminals remain on the run from the law almost a week after breaking out of a NSW jail. Toorminaas Ashley Cullen, Zac Cree, from Banora Point and Graftonas Reegan Freeburn...
Gold Miners Eye Afterlee Farms
Byline: Rodney Stevens rodney.stevens@northernstar.com.au A NEWCASTLE-based resources company has approached residents of Afterlee, near Kyogle, informing them of its intention to explore the area for valuable minerals, including gold. Dexon...
Hopping into Science
Byline: Graham Broadhead news@northernstar.com.au How to help frogs Build a pond in your yard Preferably keep the water moving Have vegetation around the pond Build the pond high to help keep cane toads out Donat touch frogs...
IN GEAR FOR GLORY; Defending Champion Is on the Lookout for More Success at Lismore Speedway
Byline: DENNIS NEWLYN sport@northernstar.com.au RED-hot Aidan Raymont heads to the latest Lucas Oil Lismore Speedway meeting eager for more success. Defending title holder Raymont will line up in Saturday nightas Trevan Ford NSW Modified Sedan...
Ita[euro][TM]s a Long Wait to the Top
Byline: EMMA GALLIOTT news@northernstar.com.au SEVEN years of hard work at Mt Warning has gone down the drain, the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) revealed to businesses operators yesterday. NPWS Northern Rivers regional operations...
Magpies Boost Flock
Byline: Stuart Turner Sports editor WITH a beefed-up roster to call on, Byron Bay Magpies coach David Gee is confident his side can enjoy a successful 2013. The Magpies get their South East Queensland AFL Division Four South campaign up and running...
Mama Kin Introduces Magiciana[euro][TM]s Daughter; Mama Kin Is Coming Back Home to Present Her Second Album, the Magiciana[euro][TM]s Daughter, to Local Audiences
CASSANDRA TOBIN MAMA KINas new album, The Magicianas Daughter, marks an expansion in her musical palette. It ushers in a depth and potency underpinned by her vocals that so spectacularly hover between vulnerability and power. aMullum is one...
Plea to Council
Byline: HAMISH BROOME hamish.broome@northernstar.com.au LISMORE City Councilas aoutmodeda policy on dual occupancy developments may bankrupt East Lismore single mum Chloe Allan, who is facing the sale of her house at a loss because she canat afford...
Right Tools, Light Work
Vani Naidoo LIKE most things these days we are spoilt for choice when it comes to selecting garden tools. It is easy to be hypnotised by the rows of heaving shelves in large garden and hardware stores, but the reality is that with a few good...
SCU Academic Wins Prestigious Award
Byline: Marnie Johnston marnie.johnston@northernstar.com.au A SOUTHERN Cross University academic has won the prestigious Council for Australasian University Tourism and Hospitality Education (CAUTHE) Fellows Award for her outstanding commitment...
Teacher Wins Hearts in NT
Byline: HAMISH BROOME hamish.broome@northernstar.com.au TEACHING in a remote Aboriginal community can be a tough place for a young teacher to cut her teeth, but for Dunoon-raised Rachael Muller the experience has brought lifelong rewards. Ms...
Thistles Hope ita[euro][TM]ll Be Third Time Lucky
WITH Mark Robinson LISMORE Thistles have their sights set on their first Tursa Employment and Training Anzac Cup success in 16 years. The Thistles sealed a berth in the final of this seasonas competition with a 1-0 win over reigning cup...
Velvet Curtain for Diesel
Byline: CASSANDRA TOBIN AUSTRALIAN songwriter and singer Diesel (aka Mark Lizotte) is working on a new album to be released later this year. aIam working on that right through until the end of May. In an ideal world it would be out August or...
Veteran Gets on a Roll with Big Win in Final
Byline: Stuart Turner sport@northernstar.com.au A REVITALISED Terry McFadden is looking forward to years of good bowling taking a step closer to potential state honours and proving he has overcome his mental demons. The Lennox Head player overcame...
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