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Goolmangar Community Fair - Northern Star
Goolmangar Public School is holding a "Community Fair" on Saturday the 16th May 2015 from 9am to 2pm. There will be the Goolmangar fire brigade, giant jumping castle, BBQ, bric a brac, coffee , tea scones, stalls, music, plants,games etc. free entry.
Ash and Camilla vs Will and Steve in first MKR semi-final - Northern Star
Seanna Cronin APN Entertainment Editor A US ex-pat, Seanna has been writing about the Australian entertainment industries for the past six years and is also a documentary producer, photographer and scuba diver. A CAPITAL city showdown is brewing on My ...
Clean up your act, council tells dumpers - Northern Star
THE council has told residents to clean up their act and stop being so "greedy", otherwise council waste fees will go up. Waste education officer Evan Lockhart said last week's Tweed Link newsletter told residents "Don't be greedy - do the right thing ...
ICAC findings face review after powers limited - Northern Star
DOZENS of Independent Commission Against Corruption findings may be overturned following a High Court decision limiting the watchdog's powers. The ICAC has already invalidated four orders against mining tycoon Travers Duncan and three businessmen over ...
Colbie Cameron wins essay writing competition - Northern Star
YEAR 8 Maclean High student Colbie Cameron won the Harry Lange Commemorative Essay Writing Competition held by the Maclean RSL Sub-branch. Entrants responded to the question why Gallipoli was worth commemorating 100 years on and what Anzac Day meant to ...
Economics expert: Budget could show more 'favouritism' - Northern Star
UNIVERSITY experts have warned Australians not to be surprised if the next Federal Budget shows more "political favouritism" and inequality. A report, which University of NSW Australia Business School associate professor Gigi Foster and University of ...
Gamblers bet royal baby called Psy, Chardonnay or Elvis - Northern Star
ALICE and Arthur may be the favourite royal baby names, but what if the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were to opt for something more unusual when their second child arrives? Some risky (others may say mad) gamblers could stand to win a lot of money at the ...
Casino woman missing in Nepal is Meatworks chair's daughter - Northern Star
UPDATE 3.05pm: A CASINO woman missing in Nepal following Saturday's earthquake is the daughter of Northern Cooperative Meat Company chairman John Seccombe. Ngaire Seccombe, 25, had been in Nepal for about a month and was trekking with her friend Athena ...
Developer's plans to replace CBD with cheese rejected - Northern Star
PLANS by overseas developer Baeng-Kruppt to replace CBD streets and shops with foreign cheeses has been rejected by Aintworth Regional Council. The plan was originally submitted in 2013 but was only made public in 2014 after Aintworth dairy producers ...
Dr Brown coming to town to host a class for clowns - Northern Star
IF your day job's dragging or your profession's wearing thin, here's a whacky and wonderful way to shake things up a bit. The proviso: clowning around isn't only appreciated, it's expected. CLOWNING AROUND: Dr Brown will be running clowning workshops.
Northern academies high on AFL Commission agenda - Northern Star
TO BORROW a line from Commandant Lassard from '80s comedy Police Academy, the AFL Commission has some "very, very, very" important decisions to make when it meets tomorrow. The academies in the northern states, those of Brisbane, Gold Coast, GWS and Sydney ...
The Northern Rivers man who led the charge onto Gallipoli - Northern Star
NO ONE can know the thoughts that were running through the head of Lance Sergeant Joseph Henry Stratford on April 25, 1915, as his boat rolled slowly through the shrouded darkness towards the Turkish Coast. The troops on the battleships had been woken at ...
Jennifer Lawrence refused date with Prince Harry - Northern Star
JENNIFER Lawrence refused a date with Britain's Prince Harry. The 30-year-old royal was reportedly keen on "snagging a date" with 'The Hunger Games' star but was left disappointed when she politely declined his offer. A source told Life & Style magazine ...
Developing East Coast Low could bring the rain to our region - Northern Star
THE Northern Rivers may be experiencing some wet and wild weather during the second half of this week. The Bureau of Meteorology monitoring the potential for another East Coast Low to develop off the south east QLD and NSW coast later this week. BoM NSW ...
SBS reporter sacked over shocking Anzac Day tweets - Northern Star
BROADCASTER Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) have dismissed sports reporter Scott McIntyre after he made "despicable" comments about Anzac Day on Twitter. Marking the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand ...