OUTSTANDING AWARD: Austin Curtin, National Party Candidate for the seat of Lismore with Mrs Elizabeth Trevan 2019 Local Woman of the year and Thomas George, State Member for Lismore.
OUTSTANDING AWARD: Austin Curtin, National Party Candidate for the seat of Lismore with Mrs Elizabeth Trevan 2019 Local Woman of the year and Thomas George, State Member for Lismore. Doug Eaton

Group guide: Northern NSW


WE ARE holding a Trivia Night at the South Tweed Community Centre, Cnr Heffron St & Minjungbal Dr, South Tweed on April 10. Doors open at 7pm for 7.30pm start. Cost is $10 pp. Tea, coffee & biscuits available. BYO drinks, nibbles & glasses. Great fun and prizes to be had. Maximum number is a team is 6. Don't worry if you don't have a team - we'll find a place for you. Phone 07 5599 9029 to book.


WE WILL be running bridge lessons from Saturday, March 2 from 9am to 11am for 8 weeks. Cost: $50 for the 8 sessions including morning tea and course notes. Bookings necessary.

Phone 07 5536 1570 for the club, 0427 171 007 for Roslyn Hand, Secretary or email tweedbridgeclub @bigpond.com. Located in Recreation St.


FREE lessons for novice beginners. Learn to line dancing for fun, relaxation and exercise. All ages, don't need a partner.

Phone 0403 225 313.

Friday 9.30am (dst): Beginners. 10.30am: Early Intermediate. Pottsville Community Hall, 1 Tweed Coast Rd (opp Ambrose Brown Park) Pottsville.


CARPET BOWLS: a social, chatty game with morning tea, fortnightly on a Friday 10am-noon , March 22, April 5 and 19. .

Phone Marg on 02 6687 8033.



Hastings Point/Tweed Coast

OUR next meeting will be on Tuesday, March 19 at 10 am at Tricare Community Village, 87 Tweed Coast Rd, Hastings Point. The speaker will be Yvonne Turner who has many amusing stories to tell from her varied activities in the WRANS, as a business woman and as a prison officer. The following meeting will be on April 16 at the same venue. The speaker will be Meg Reid, Manager of Tweed Heads/Murwillumbah Service NSW. Phone Jean Watson on 02 6670 4072.


MRS Elizabeth Trevan was awarded 2019 Local Woman of the year. Elizabeth (Beth) is an exceptional woman who was born and raised in Lismore and has been an active member of the community her entire life. Never one to stand back in the face of injustice or to right what is wrong, she has been instrumental in creating programs, changing laws, policies and procedures in whatever she has put her hand to.

Her CV lists pages of organisations that she has been involved in, numerous accolades that she has received along with many other accomplishments. One of Beth's most recent crusades has been the preparation and delivery of the Lismore Citizens' Review of the March 2017 Flood. Beth led a team of local citizens who independently conducted their own research into the devastating floods and then compiled and published a very comprehensive review. Following this, the group is now advocating for a solution in the form of a common integrated emergency management system and new flood mitigation options for Lismore.

All these achievements aside, Beth also recently celebrated 50 years of marriage. She is the mother of four, a grandmother of five, has touched the lives of countless, and has been inspiring many other for a life time.



Coolangatta /Tweed

OUR next meeting will be held at the South Tweed Sports Club on March 21. Join our friendly ladies for coffee and chat 11am-11.30am start (DST). Our meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month. Guest speaker this month will be our national zone councillor Rosie Mcdermott who will give us an interesting talk on her life experiences. Phone Elaine on 07 5524 4461.


Twin Towns Day

WE MEET on the first Thursday of the month which makes our next meeting on the April 4. The venue is the South Tweed Sports Club. Guest Speakers on all topics are a regular occurrence as well as a magical meeting place for ladies of any age to gather for camaraderie. As well as providing a great and convenient meeting place, the chef at the Sports club provides tasty, healthy invigorating meals for our two course meal costing $25.

We meet at 10.30am for 11am DST for an interesting talk on our Coming Events as well as news of our supporters The Smith Family and as we support seven Learning for Life students, we are regularly blessed with information on any advances with their education. Our Guest Speakers give us interesting conversations prior lunch. Bookings are essential, phone Freda on 07 5524 1357.


Twin Towns Evening

WE MEET on the second Wednesday of each month at the Tweed Heads Bowls Club. 6.30pm for Fellowship and a delightful meal as well as guest speakers and theme nights. Visitors from other VIEW Clubs are always welcome, as well as ladies who would like to join a fun Club. This year is our 30th anniversary, and a great year is promised. Phone Trudy on 07 5524 1770 before 1pm Monday prior.


A FREE 'Retirement Living Options' sessions will be presented by lawyers from Caxton Legal Centre on the Gold Coast in April. Each session will give an overview of different legal issues in retirement villages, manufactured home parks and other types of accommodation, with a focus on what you need to know before making the big decision about where to live in retirement. We will be visiting Palm Beach Library on April 5 at 10am-11.30am and have updated our Nerang library booking to provide extended session at Nerang Library on April 26 from 11am-1.30pm.

Places are limited, to RSVP phone Michelle on 07 3214 6333 to RSVP.


CLASSES for Tact Area Computer Tuition are being held in our comfortable fully air conditioned classroom Monday to Friday from 9.30am NSW time. We have 20 desktop computers in operation, our Tutors gladly give their time to guide you in your quest for gaining knowledge on your computers a wide variety of classes are available including phones & tablets, android also iPad & iPhones which is a necessity these days. We are located at the South Tweed Sports Club, 4 Minjungbal Dr, Tweed Heads South.

Email members.tact@gmail.com or phone 07 5524 9212.



Tweed Coast

WE HAVE some exciting new groups on offer this year, including Art for beginners, ukulele, astronomy and circle dancing. There are over 40 different groups from French, Italian and Spanish to mahjong and pony canasta, from brain games and cryptic crosswords to painting and family history. It costs just $40 giving you access to any number of these wonderful activities until December. Go to tweedcoast.u3anet.org.au



U3A Twin Towns Photography & Technology Course - Film and Kodak have gone, replaced by Digital Imagery. In this class we learn how to get the best from new technology, edit/sort images, design prints, arrange images on your computer and improve your photography. Technology, smart phones and android tablets also discussed but iPads and iPhones are not supported due to their restricted flexibility. Classes held at Tugun Bowl Club, Thurs 9.30am to11am (Qld).

Phone 07 5534 7333 or email u3a1office@gmail.com.


OUR next Meeting will be on Monday, April 8. Venue will be South Tweed Sports Club, Minjungbal Dr, South Tweed in the downstairs auditorium. Guest speaker for March was Stephen Wedd speaking about 'growing Dahlias and Caladiums'. April Guest Speaker will be club member John Bennett speaking about 'successfully growing roses in our sub tropical climate'. The hall opens at 8am (NSW) or entry and benching, with the general meeting commencing at 9.30am. Cuttings and Trading Tables will commence selling at 8.15am. Cost: $4 entry fee paid at the door, includes morning tea, raffles and more. Hope to see you there, bring a friend and a coffee mug to help save the planet.

For more information, phone Monika Ross on 0412 638 373 or go to twintownsgardenclub.com.

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