Car wedged between houses

A SMALL Toyota Corolla became wedged between two homes in Lismore yesterday after the elderly female driver was involved in an accident with another car when she failed to give way, police said yesterday.

A tow truck was called to the Cathcart address to remove the car and free the driver, after the vehicle jumped the footpath, smashed through the front fence and became stuck between the two high-set homes.

The woman was taken to hospital by ambulance, but it is believed her injuries were minor.

The other male driver, whose car ended up on the footpath, was not injured.

Farmers support

SUPPORT for a march on Parliament to oppose the Government's Emissions Trading Scheme is building among farmers, but farm lobby groups like National Farmers' Federation remain resistant to the idea.

The NFF and other state representative bodies want to continue working with the Government to exclude farmers from the proposed scheme.

Githabul rangers

UP to eight Githabul rangers from Kyogle will be employed over the next four years, thanks to new Federal Government funding.

Page MP Janelle Saffin said $698,000 has been allocated for the first year of the project.

The Githabul rangers' work will cover 110,000 hectares across national and state parks, and part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area.

Multiple sclerosis

THE next meeting of the Northern Rivers Multiple Sclerosis Support Group is on September 23, from 10am to 12.30pm at the Activity Centre, Crowley Village, Ballina.

For more information contact Bente on 6628 3928.



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