Lismore

  • Wind farms force line upgrades

    THE number of renewable energy projects in western Victoria is expected to increase, with moves now under way to increase the carrying capacity of transmission lines to carry the load.

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  • High wire act

    A SPECIALISED electrical technician works atop a transmission tower as part of ‘helicopter stringing’ operations now under way in the Lismore area as part of the Stockyard Hill Wind Farm development.

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  • Powering up

    WORK at the Stockyard Hill Wind Farm’s terminal station near Lismore ramped up last week with the construction of six lattice towers at the site.

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  • Wind dollars low but welcomed

    As works on the new Stockyard Hill Wind Farm substation at Lismore enters its seventh month, local businesses are experiencing a marginal impact on their turnovers.

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  • Goldwind erects first turbine

    AS work continues on construction of a new substation at Lismore for the Stockyard Hill Wind Farm, the project’s first turbine was erected this week.

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  • Demon dream complete

    THE jubilation was high as Lismore Derrinallum created history with its first senior football flag since merger. The Demons reversed their recent history against minor premiers Tatyoon, leading from start to finish to defeat the Hawks 15.11 (101) to 10.14 (74) in Saturday’s Mininera and District grand final at Willaura. Having lost to Tatyoon in […]

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  • Lismore honours ‘Johnny the Boot’

    ASHLEY Alibone, Clint Dudman and Scott Simpson took out the ‘Johnny the Boot’ Memorial Bowls day at the Lismore Bowling Club on Sunday.

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  • Doing it tough

    It should be one of their busiest times of the year, but businesses in Derrinallum and Lismore are struggling to make ends meet after last month’s explosion on the outskirts of Derrinallum.

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  • Cool break for firefighters

    LISMORE group firefighters will now have access to ice-cold drinking water when battling blazes thanks to a donation of an Engel fridge-freezer.

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  • Anglers look north to Tooliorook shortage

    A declining water level at Lake Tooliorook was being exacerbated by farmers to the north, according to Lismore Angling Club members.

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