Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Articles from April 24, 2015

Both Sides Plan Trench Welfare
ENSURING the physical landmarks and the national respect for the original Anzacs endure for another 100 years is a major focus of the centenary commemorations. Minister for Veterans' Affairs Senator Michael Ronaldson said the government was working...
Bridge over Troubled Orders; Crossing in Westward Park Set to Go
Byline: Tim Howard Tim.Howard@dailyexaminer.com.au A PROPOSAL to remove a historic suspension bridge connecting two sections of Westward Park, Grafton, has drawn fire from a resident. Grafton's Mike Gorrie described Clarence Valley Council's...
Chosen One Ready to Fire; Lee Hopeful of Gelding Living Up to Expectations
Byline: racing reporter sport@dailyexaminer.com.au THE old adage 'where there's smoke there's fire' applies to the Stephen Lee-trained Few Are Chosen at Grafton today. Last start when Few Are Chosen resumed from a 21-week spell, the lightly raced...
Cowboys' Spine Has Them Up and Running
AFTER they were beaten in their opening three games of 2015, most good judges, and even the Cowboys faithful, had every reason to second-guess the composition of a very talented playing roster. All and sundry knew the Cowboys were a much better...
Discover a World of Flavours
Casey Challacombe EVERY week at the farmers' markets I am asked how one thing or another tastes. Sometimes it's a simple answer as to whether something is hot, sweet or spicy, but often I find myself lost for words. This week I was asked what...
Feed on Finest Flatbread; It's Easy to Make and Will Warm Your Insides as the Weather Cools Down
Shannon Newley shannon.newley@southburnetttimes.com.au A REMARKABLE thing happened to me recently. I went on holidays and actually lost weight. First time for everything I guess. I am not sure whether or not it was the humidity having...
Flagging a New Future Chance for Govt to Right Wrong; Rally Calls on Government to Upgrade Jail
Byline: Tim Howard Tim.Howard@dailyexaminer.com.au THE union calling for the return of Grafton jail to full operation has promised to escalate its campaign unless its demands are met. The general secretary of the Public Service Association Anne...
Love Story with a Twist; but Fellas, Take Your Wife
Byline: re-viewwith matt murphy mattlmurphy@hotmail.com SO I went and saw The Age of Adaline, a mystical, 'coming of age' romance starring Blake Lively as a woman who, after a freakish car accident and unseasonable weather, cannot age another day...
Mears Made Life Member; Tucabia-Copmanhurst Say Thanks to Palliative Care in Grafton
Byline: Bill North sport@dailyexaminer.com.au AWARD WINNERS Tucabia-Copmanhurst CC High Score: Greg Mears, Ryan Macdonald 125; Most Runs: Tim Blackadder 541; Donald Duck Award: Andrew Buchanan, Jesse Langford 5; Most Wickets: Shinae Macdonald...
Motivated Vendor Will Consider Realistic Offers
Yamba 8 Pacific Pde PRICE: $2.25m LAND: 509sqm AGENT: LJ Hooker Yamba 66462202 CONTACT: Mark Porter 0410571105 INSPECT: By appointment PHOTOS: CONTRIBUTED WITH the Yamba property market getting hotter and hotter, here's your...
Queen of Cups; Miss Caitlyn Aims at Tamworth
Byline: Tim Howard Tim.Howard@dailyexaminer.com.au IT HAS taken Grafton trainer Paddy Cunningham a little while to unlock the secret of success for his runner in Sunday's $80,000 Tamworth Cup. Until last December his five-year-old mare Miss Caitlyn...
Rex Puts His Feet Up after Career in Helping Hands
Byline: Clair Morton clair.morton@dailyexaminer.com.au AFTER nearly four decades helping people living with a disability in the Clarence Valley, it is safe to say Rex Finlay has touched the lives of hundreds of people. Today the 65-year-old will...
Swimmers Continue Legacy
Byline: Toni Ensbey VERY few people know that the GDSC Swimming Club was formed some 42 years ago. Members can feel justly proud as they have had the club at heart and followed the example set of friendship, fostering swimming, comradeship and to...
The Ode to Fallen Marketers
Max Crus THEY shall go not to Coles, as we that are left go to Coles, Weekend wages shall not weary them Nor the years contemn. At the going down of the prices, And of the awnings We will remember our shopping bags. Astute readers...
Trinkets and Treasures; Big Weekend for Butler Begins at Grafton in the Benchmark 65
Byline: Matthew Elkerton Matthew.elkerton@dailyexaminer.com.au A BIG weekend of racing for Eatonsville trainer Morgan Butler will begin this afternoon when his five-year-old mare Silver Trinket runs in the 1400m Benchmark 65 Handicap. The Butler-trained...
Vale to Our 'Happy' Friend George
Byline: Lesley Apps lesley.apps@dailyexaminer.com.au MACLEAN and Australia lost one of its quiet war heroes and last connections to the Second World War when former Double Red commando George Greenhalgh decided to give this weekend's high profile...
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