Take a Fresh Look at The Northern Star

Your fresh look Northern Star is coming soon on the 23 May 2012

The Northern Star has not had a re design since 2007 so it is long overdue.

The fresh look reflects the latest trends in newspaper design with shorter sharper presentation of stories with more elements than ever before.

The new layout will invite greater connectivity with our readers with more entry points to stories with greater use of fact boxes, pull quotes, and break out boxes pointing to information online.


The Northern Star is launching several new sections, columns and pages here are just a few –


Village Life.Focusing on a village with in the Northern Rivers asking people “Why I love living here”, plus listing upcoming events.

After Dark:Social Pictures of clubs, pubs and events in the Northern Rivers

Forever Young:Information about senior groups in the Northern Rivers, how to join and community calendar with up coming events.

Junior sport:Action shots form all junior sporting codes in the Northern Rivers

Wellbeing:alternative therapy what is available in the Northern Rivers what is new in the market

After school:Looking at a after school activities trying one each week and contact information

Uni daze:A student and describing background and course, or a lecturer, visiting academic. A column of where to get bargains, eating out, shopping ect.

Successful Sea/Tree Changers: Story on a successful sea/tree changer and fact box on useful information

Fishing, Boating, Surfing:Surfing column along with weather forecast & tides for the next three days, fishing column, boating review of new boats or people with their new boat  

Road Test:testing a tourism activity and provide contact information


So grab a copy of The Northern Star on Wednesday 23 May for your fresh look at The Northern Star