Gold Coast News

Wed 6 Feb 2019

Robina Lions aims big in 30th year as Red Cross marks 25th

Robina Lions aims big in 30th year as Red Cross marks 25th

ROBINA Red Cross and Robina Lions Club both have a lot to celebrate this month, having served the community for 25 and 30 years respectively.

Tue 5 Feb 2019

Bringing back '70s fun with The Odd Couple

Bringing back '70s fun with The Odd Couple

THE Odd Couple director hasn't directed a play for about 10 years, but couldn't resist the pull of this classic Neil Simon favourite with Tugun Theatre Company.

Mon 4 Feb 2019

Couple share their love of language and life

Couple share their love of language and life

THE Gold Coast Languages centre run by seniors Sheila and Roger Hatton, is more like a club really.

Sun 3 Feb 2019

Group guide: Gold Coast

Group guide: Gold Coast

NEW TEAM: President John Miller (far left) inducts new members into the Burleigh Waters Probus club and enjoyed a pleasant lunch at the Currumbin RSL.

Sat 12 Jan 2019

Vital service with an unbeatable view

Vital service with an unbeatable view

BRENDA Warren has been the eyes, communication link and trained hands to help numerous boaties who have found themselves in trouble.

Thu 27 Dec 2018

Light rail to come under spotlight of seniors

Light rail to come under spotlight of seniors

SENIORS are being encouraged to seriously consider how the proposed extension of the Gold Coast light rail will affect their way of life.

Sun 23 Dec 2018

Popularity of veterans cricket hits sport for six

Popularity of veterans cricket hits sport for six

VETERANS cricket is growing at an unbelievable rate in Queensland with an ever-expanding calendar of events across three age-groups and two divisions.

Fri 21 Dec 2018

Masterful moments the success story of Pan Pacific Games

Masterful moments the success story of Pan Pacific Games

MEMORABLE moment combine to deliver the 'biggest and most successful' Pan Pacific Masters Games.

Thu 20 Dec 2018

Rent forcing at risk seniors into homelessness

Rent forcing at risk seniors into homelessness

LACK of rental affordability is a key factor leading to a rise in homelessness and at risk seniors.

Mon 17 Dec 2018

Hidden history found in the heart of Gold Coast

Hidden history found in the heart of Gold Coast

BETWEEN the bustle of Surfers Paradise and the commercial heart of Bundall is a little oasis of calm and memories - the Gold Coast Historical Society Museum.

Thu 29 Nov 2018

Wills Day to shed light on your final wishes

Wills Day to shed light on your final wishes

TOO many seniors don't have a will, have an outdated, incomplete or ambiguous will, or aren't too sure anymore where to find the will they made.

Tue 27 Nov 2018

Aged care facility proves a springboard to employment

Aged care facility proves a springboard to employment

AN AGED care facility has become the springboard to employment for several TAFE students on the Gold Coast.

Tue 20 Nov 2018

Controversial cartoonist Larry Pickering dead at 76

Controversial cartoonist Larry Pickering dead at 76

CONTROVERSIAL Gold Coast-based cartoonist Larry Pickering has died, aged 76, following a long illness.

Mon 19 Nov 2018

Tragedy: Baby found dead on beach at Gold Coast

Tragedy: Baby found dead on beach at Gold Coast

A COUPLE being questioned over the death of a baby on a Gold Coast beach are ‘known to police’, says the officer heading the investigation.

Mon 12 Nov 2018

Retired couple finds joy Helping the Homeless

Retired couple finds joy Helping the Homeless

A CHANCE meeting with a friend's son two years ago changed Sandy and Ian Sneddon's lives.

Tue 6 Nov 2018

A dancing dream comes true at 72

A dancing dream comes true at 72

DIAN Wilson quit ballet as a child after a cutting remark from a teacher about her body. But 60 years on, she’s finally living her dream of becoming a dancer.

Fri 12 Oct 2018

Get ready for the biggest Pan Pacific Masters Games!

Get ready for the biggest Pan Pacific Masters Games!

THIS year's Pan Pacific Masters Games will set a new record for participation, with more than 15,000 athletes registered to compete across the 10 days.

Thu 11 Oct 2018

Walk back into Gold Coast soccer at over-50

Walk back into Gold Coast soccer at over-50

REMEMBER that buzz of being part of a team, that moment of glory in scoring a goal or winning a match?

Fri 21 Sep 2018

Annie not slowing down on 105th birthday

Annie not slowing down on 105th birthday

BURLIEGH Head's resident Annie Sargent hasn't let being over a hundred slow her down and still enjoys a puzzle or two and a good book.

Thu 20 Sep 2018

NSW has the right 'Rhythmix' for talent show

NSW has the right 'Rhythmix' for talent show

JUST like the State of Origin - the annual Aveo's Got Talent competition has crossed the border.

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