Seniors News

Mon 14 Jan 2019

UPDATE: Sharks force closure of Ballina, Byron beaches

UPDATE: Sharks force closure of Ballina, Byron beaches

SURF life savers are urging people to take care if they're heading to the beach this afternoon.

A world of options for growing U3A Toowoomba

A world of options for growing U3A Toowoomba

THE biggest challenge facing U3A Toowoomba as it prepares for a new year is finding enough tutors to fill the growing demand for programs.

Something magical is appearing in Maryborough

Something magical is appearing in Maryborough

With Mary Poppins Returns to hit the cinema screens this month, something magical is stirring in Maryborough - the birthplace of its author P.L. Travers.

Myth and magic art portrayed in new art show

Myth and magic art portrayed in new art show

THE Northern Rivers is a beautiful healing place according to Nimbin artist Phillipa Leader.

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.

Fri 11 Jan 2019

Top fishing tips for the top end

Top fishing tips for the top end

A TRAVEL diary of mine would not be complete without a trip to the Northern Territory. I just love heading to Darwin because there is so much to see and catch!

Over-55s flocking to dance for life

Over-55s flocking to dance for life

DANCE improves cognitive, balance and core body strength and flexibility, and it's fun finds these academy participants.

Thu 10 Jan 2019

Zumba is more than fitness at Tugun

Zumba is more than fitness at Tugun

MEMBERS of a Tugun Zumba group have become a family over the past four years.

Wed 9 Jan 2019

Help for getting grandkids ready for new school year

Help for getting grandkids ready for new school year

SOMETIMES it just takes the courage to reach out for help when the thought of all the costs with getting your grandchildren back to school seem all too much.

Top Men's Shed start to new year

Top Men's Shed start to new year

FOR a lot of Coast men, the Maroochy Men's Shed is their 'living room' where they can have a relaxed yarn about anything that interests them.

Mon 7 Jan 2019

'Lounge' is a place for blokes to be mates

'Lounge' is a place for blokes to be mates

FRIENDSHIP is at the centre of the Bloke's Lounge, and its casual, fun approach has seen the group grow from eight to 88 members in six years.

Sun 6 Jan 2019

By Sea & Stars, the story of the first fleet

By Sea & Stars, the story of the first fleet

The enthralling story of the epic journey of the First Fleet, from one of Australia's greatest writers.

Sat 5 Jan 2019

Aussies say Cadbury ‘ruined’ Christmas

Aussies say Cadbury ‘ruined’ Christmas

Chocolate lovers are in uproar over the confectionary giant’s new Roses flavours, with many finding the changes too much to stomach.

Driving to SA? Don't get hit with this new fine

Driving to SA? Don't get hit with this new fine

MOTORISTS can drive perfectly and still be hit with this hefty fine if they're not very careful.

Fri 4 Jan 2019

Today everything changes for Trump

Today everything changes for Trump

Everything is about to change for Donald Trump, with the US President in for a tougher ride. And to make matters worse, the impeachment rumours aren’t going...

How a dietitian spends $50 on groceries at ALDI

How a dietitian spends $50 on groceries at ALDI

THINK back to the last time you did a big grocery shop. You probably spent well over $100 and have since made some return visits to top up your food supplies.

NSW Seniors Festival super Sydney cruise deal

NSW Seniors Festival super Sydney cruise deal

SYDNEY Harbour's Captain Cook Cruises, is offering seniors up to 50 per cent off a selection of harbour cruises during the 2019 NSW Seniors Festival

Robert Coleby still looking for challenges at 71

Robert Coleby still looking for challenges at 71

AT 71 and after almost five decades in the acting business, Robert Coleby is still finding new ways to challenge himself.

Thu 3 Jan 2019

Out of the sky and into the SES

Out of the sky and into the SES

THE holiday season is upon us while everyone is preparing to wind down at work and take a break, spare a thought for the SES volunteers.

Wed 2 Jan 2019

Artist to share skills for sculptural embroidery

Artist to share skills for sculptural embroidery

WHEN you think drawing, a sewing machine is not the first piece of equipment you think of.

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