The Northern Territory news Mon 4 May 2015
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MONDAY MAY 4 2015 NEWS 09 V1 - NTNE01Z01MA Mates honour special mum IT will be three-year-old Elsie Ryans first Mothers Day without her mum but a group of friends are determined to keep her memory alive. Campbel Giles lost her twoyear battle with breast cancer earlier this year and her friends are running this Mothers Day at Mindil Beach to honour the well loved woman. Friend Katie Woolf describes Ms Giles as an ace chick strong, beautiful and smart. For many of Ms Giles friends the Mothers Day Classic will be the least they can do to support little Elsie and her father Matt Ryan. Shell have friends all over Australia running for her, Ms Woolf said. Its a great opportunity for us all to get together and pay tribute to our friend. Helen Deutrom said she remembers her friend by appreciating the simple things in life. For more information on the 7am fun run visit mothers dayclassic.com.au Layla Di Toro, 2, with friends doing the Mother's Day Classic in memory of Campbel Giles Vandals hit yard in dozer mayhem VANDALS who hijacked a bulldozer and rammed trucks in a gravel pit caused more than $300,000 damage, according to Aldebaran Contracting. Aldebaran Contracting manager Bede Skewes said the vandals cut the lock on the gate to the secure gravel pit on Gunn Point Rd overnight on Saturday. Some little darling has come in through the night, got in the motor and pushed up two of the trucks into each other, Mr Skewes said. They got the big loader with a bucket on front of it and rammed the grader which destroyed the tyre on it. One of the trucks is irreparable and a complete writeoff. The other one will take us at least a week to fix. The vandals also caused damage to the cabs of the trucks with fire extinguishers. The white C02 powder gets into everything inside the cab; switches, seats, and everything, Mr Skewes said. It was a shit time of year to lose major equipment, he said. Well lose a whole week of work just trying to get back on the road, he said. This mob has caused a hell of a lot of damage. Mr Skewes said the company was working on retrieving CCTV footage. Its quite sad ... we go to fix the roads and then this happens ... its disgusting, he said. Duty Superintendent Louise Jorgensen said the vandals had used a bulldozer to hit tankers and caused a lot of damage. She said forensic teams had inspected the site and police were investigating the incident. Anyone with information is urged to call the Police Assistance line on 131 444. MEGAN PALIN Vandals broke into a contractors yard and used a bulldozer to ram trucks into a gravel pit Princess laid back as world rejoices HER Royal Highness the Princess of Cambridge slept soundly through her first photo call yesterday, as champagne corks popped around Australia and all over the Commonwealth to celebrate her arrival. After the excitement of her birth, the attention now shifts to what the princess will be called, with bookmakers tipping Alice and Charlotte as the peoples favourites. The fourth in line to the throne was introduced to an adoring public on the steps of St Marys Hospital in London, wrapped in a white shawl and snuggled in her mother Kate Middletons arms. After a two and a half-hour labour, Kate looked serene and relaxed in a cream and yellow floral Jenny Packham dress. But her first priority was her newborn 3.7kg daughter. Do you think she is cold? she asked Prince William, according to a lip reader hired by the London Daily Telegraph. No, she is fine, she is good, replied the prince before his wife overruled him. Lets take her inside, she said. Twelve hours after Kate entered the Lindo Wing of the hospital in labour, Prince William lovingly secured his baby daughter into the back of a black Range Rover. The Cambridges took a short drive to Kensington Palace where they spent their first night together as a family of four. They are expected to head back to their home in Norfolk with Kates parents, Michael and Carole Middleton. The princess will be named this week after she has been presented to the Queen. MATTHEW BENNS The baby Princess of Cambridge Manage with confidence. "All modules helped me identify what my next steps should be, providing practical skills and strategies to use directly in my workplace." Christine Edward Past NT Professional Management Program Participant Professional Management Program NEW Intensive 2 x 1 Week Format! Since 1999, the Professional Management Program has given over 2,000 managers the practical knowledge and skills to perform at a higher level. Now with a high-impact 2 x 1-week intensive option, it can give you that confidence too. This program provides status for one subject in the University of Adelaide MBA. execed.adelaide.edu.au/professional LIVE Online Information Session with past participants and presenter Friday 8 May 12.30pm - 1.30pm Enrol now for Earlybird discounts To register your interest, contact Rosemary Tanner - Program Manager p: 8313 4579 e: firstname.lastname@example.org Held locally i n Darwin