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Articles from August 31, 2013

5; Things to Do This Weekend
BANANA QUEEN: Meet this year's new Banana Queen in Murwillumbah this weekend. 1 Bumper crowd tipped for Banana Festival THE Tweed Valley Banana Festival has an array of interesting events on offer at Murwillumbah today, including the main...
Adam Gets New Label, New Home
Byline: Seanna Cronin APN Entertainment Editor ADAM Brand is opening a new chapter of not only his singing career, but his life. The country music star has moved into his new home on the southern end of the Gold Coast and signed with a new record...
A Life Well Lived; Celebrating the Life of David "Eric" McEachran, 1928-2013
MURWILLUMBAH lost one of its true gems earlier this year, David "Eric" McEachran. Eric was born in Murwillumbah on January 25, 1928, to John Vincent and Almenea McEachran. He was a baby brother to Bruce. The family lived, worked and were educated...
Best Reads for Dads; Some Great Books Just for Father's Day Gifts
WHO says fathers are another species? They like plenty of the same things as the rest of us and, then, maybe a bit of dad stuff like history and fabulous facts. So, if you don't have a present for the man of the house yet, here is a selection of the...
Big Changes for World Tour Surf Scene ANDREW MCKINNON
THE ASP World Tour is undergoing a major change of operations as it transitions itself from Australia to America. "This is the biggest change for professional surfing not seen since the days of creating the World Dream Tour back in the late '90s,"...
Bilinga Had Blocks for 70 Dollars; Looking Back with Di Millar
BY the early 1900s an expanse of land bordered by a long stretch of golden beach situated just north of Coolangatta was attracting visitors looking for a swim or a spot for beach fishing. The area was also attracting government interest and in November...
Building Approvals in Place for Project
A RESIDENTIAL development project site at Capalaba in Brisbane's east is being offered for sale on behalf of a mortgagee through Ray White Special Projects Queensland and Ray White Commercial Bayside. The Rhodes Capalaba site at 54 Mount Cotton...
Casuarina into Grand Final Hockey Richard Philip
THIS week, in the women's semi-finals, Casuarina out-played second place Waratah Falcons 4-0 to move straight into the grand final in two weeks. Waratahs will play Kingscliff Sirens who defeated Murwillumbah 3-2 in the other semi. Waratahs had...
Clubhouse Still out of Bounds; HIGH AND DRY: Rovers Surf Life Saving Club Weighs Up Its Options
Byline: Blainey Woodham @mydailynews.com.au AS THE school holidays approach and the prospect of not having a clubhouse to use becomes more of a possibility, Fingal Rovers Surf Life Saving Club members are weighing up their options. The erosion...
Diary
JUST for You is a monthly program for sen- iors at Banora Point Community Baptist Church, 19-21 Corporation Crt. It will be held on Tuesday and will feature a Maori concert and a representative from the NSW Police will talk on fraud and sec- urity....
Dry Spell Has Drawbacks
THE magnificent spell of fine weather has been welcomed by all and sundry after what seems like years of persistent rain and resultant dirty water in the estuaries. But come the other extreme of no rain and we are paying the unusual price of the...
Facts Lost in Lesson on Labor
IN REPLY to Idwall Richards DN 24/8/13. I am somewhat amused by Mr Richards' complete misrepresentation of the history of the labour movement and its affiliation to the Labor Party. He seeks to portray the Labor Party and union movement as some...
JESSE'S FLYING HIGH; Coast Athlete to Represent Australia in Gymsport Titles
Byline: Luke Mortimer Luke.Mortimer@mydailynews.com.au JESSE Softley began gymnastics just so he could perform a backwards som- ersault after he scored a goal in soccer. But the 15-year-old from Currumbin Waters has now been catapulted into the...
Make a Plan to See You through the Busy Period; Living Naturally with Olwen Anderson
THE end of the year is hurtling towards us, filled with celebrations, graduations, family and community commitments, exams, sports finals; you name it. If you want to cope better this year with these demands, here are some key techniques to boosting...
New Additions to M1 North
RAY WHITE Commercial M1 North has welcomed two more additions to its award-winning sales and leasing team as the agency continues to expand into the northern Gold Coast and southside Brisbane industrial market. Ray White Commercial M1 North team...
Plumber in Hot Water over Work
A TWEED plumber has been charged with dishonestly obtaining financial gain by deception after illegally installing 105 solar hot water systems. Court documents reveal Wade Francis Morley, of Mooses Plumbing, submitted Queensland Government solar...
Preparation Key to Paint
Byline: Blainey Woodham blainey.woodham@mydailynews.com.au WHEN it comes to bargain paint, it's all in the preparation, says Renee Couper from Inspirations Paint in South Tweed. And Renee knows what she is talking about when it comes to the...
Stop Make-Up Meltdown
HELLO spring! Ladies, it's almost here and as I said a fortnight ago, it's making me excited. As we prepare to dive right into that wonderful summer-like weather I thought I would share some tips on how to keep your skin safe and also how to keep...
Stylish Tempter; New Recipe Book Featuring NSW's Beautiful Northern Rivers
PUBLISHER Remy Tancred and photographer Nelly le Comte have combined to release the latest foodies book on the market: Byron Bay - A Food Journey Through the Region. The book is a collection of recipes and photographs from the Northern Rivers' finest...
Where's the Strawberry?
Byline: Rob Garbutt more online Live: Visit My Daily News from 6.30am Wednesday for a videostream of the final candidate's forum. Videos: Candidates give their one-minute pitch for your vote. These can be viewed on our site now. Survey:...
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