Monday, June 21, 2021

Susanna Freymark, Richmond River Independent


Good food feeds a feeling of affection

If 20 people walked through the door looking for a feed, it wouldn't faze Terrell Lohman. Margaret Davidson started the Casino Community Kitchen four years ago and is thrilled about the enthusiasm and cooking skills of the kitchen's new president ... "Making food is a way of showing affection," says Terrell.

Girl is stable after being trampled by rodeo bull

The thrills and spills of the Tabulam Rodeo were interrupted on Saturday when a young girl fell off the bull she was riding and it trampled her. The 13-year-old received chest injuries when she fell onto the ground and was trampled at about 8pm at Tabulam Racecourse. She was able to walk out of the ring with assistance and was treated at the scene by rodeo paramedics.

Pink surfing is breast comp ever

Paint Main Beach pink with Evans Head Malibu Club’s first one-day women-only longboarding competition. Organiser Emma Perrier said the Saturday, June 19 event will be the Breast Comp Ever and will raise funds for the local Breast Care Nurse Service in Lismore.

The great Kyogle disconnect

The greatest black hole in the universe is how Michael Donnelley describes mobile phone connection at the Country Inn Motel in Kyogle ... Kyogle mayor Danielle Mulholland said reliable and affordable high-speed internet was vital, “this is just as important in terms of infrastructure as some of the more traditional kinds like roads, bridges, footpaths and so on. People are making real estate purchasing decisions on a range of factors important to them and telecommunications connectivity is now one of them.”

A safe place to stay

Two Kyogle women are united in doing something about how the housing crisis is impacting women. Lynda Clark and Wendy Bolden are not waiting for the state government to act, for funding policies to change or for more refuges to be built. They see the crisis and they are taking action to be part of a solution.

Cattle comp at Beef Week

Check the form of some of the winners at Beef Week at Casino.

New future opens for Club Evans

Greg Targett said he is here to make hard decisions. He was a publican in Tennant Creek in the Northern Territory for years and owned his first hotel in the Territory in 1988 when he was 20 ... Now in ‛semi-retirement’, he lives in Yamba and is the new chief executive of Club Evans.

A shed of mates makes life better

The Evans Head Men's Shed is where the blokes meet to have a cup of tea and a chat. They make things – but that isn’t the point, says Greg Davies. It’s about the mateship. Without it he wouldn’t have got through his wife’s death, he said.