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Thu 29 Nov 2018

First aid trainer sparks life after retirement

First aid trainer sparks life after retirement

SHE'S trained thousands of people in first aid, but while Fay Gleave, now 84, officially retired from the St Johns Ambulance, it doesn't mean she's slowed down.

Sun 25 Nov 2018

Footpaths a concern for seniors in Northern NSW

Footpaths a concern for seniors in Northern NSW

THE condition and lack of footpath's was among the key concerns for older NSW residents according to a survey released by the Council on Ageing (COTA) NSW.

Tue 20 Nov 2018

Surf lifesavers honoured with prestigious awards

Surf lifesavers honoured with prestigious awards

LONG-SERVING surf lifesavers were honoured with major awards at this year's Surf Life Saving Australia National Awards of Excellence.

Sun 28 Oct 2018

Computer expert passing on his knowledge to seniors

Computer expert passing on his knowledge to seniors

​A MOVE from Southern Sydney to the quieter Ballina Shire doesn't mean computer expert Stedroy Farrell is putting his feet up.

Sat 27 Oct 2018

Cook's Companion: Former mayor's life transformed by book

Cook's Companion: Former mayor's life transformed by book

WHEN former Mayor Jenny Dowell bought her then teen-aged daughter a copy of "The Cook's Companion", little did she know the impact it would have on their lives.

Thu 18 Oct 2018

Saving a life: Grandmother's 'gift' creates medical history

Saving a life: Grandmother's 'gift' creates medical history

GRANDMOTHER Vicki Winmill has saved a life or two on the road to creating medical history after becoming the first organ donor at the Grafton Base Hospital.

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