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Thu 7 Mar 2019

Inspirational Casino woman wins NSW award

Inspirational Casino woman wins NSW award

Shirley Smith from Casino has won this year's First State Super Lifetime Achievement award for NSW.

Mon 25 Feb 2019

Eat the Street and AFL mark a big weekend for Lismore

Eat the Street and AFL mark a big weekend for Lismore

Lismore's award-winning Eat the Street food festival is on March 9 followed by a pre-season clash between the Gold Coast Suns and the Sydney Swans on 10 March.

Wed 13 Feb 2019

Discover the true value of dressmaking

Discover the true value of dressmaking

A SMALL museum in Alstonville has been stirring up a passion for fashion and patterns of a bygone era.

Tue 12 Feb 2019

Exotic cooking lessons lead to tasty tangine eating

Exotic cooking lessons lead to tasty tangine eating

A TRIP to Morocco 18 months ago with seven mates has turned into a brand-new vision for Kingscliff café owner Alex Kamaoui.

Fri 8 Feb 2019

What's on: Northern NSW

What's on: Northern NSW

JANA Mitevski from Lismore's own Wild Spice Tribal Belly Dance Company, welcomes you to participate in a six-week course for beginners held from February 20.

Thu 17 Jan 2019

A vision is the start to Princess Peony story

A vision is the start to Princess Peony story

TWEED Coast writer Nette Hilton has never met illustrator Lucinda Gifford but her editor thinks she would really like her.

Wed 16 Jan 2019

Grandmother proves you're never too young for LEGO

Grandmother proves you're never too young for LEGO

SUNSHINE Coast grandmother Dianne Shields is proof positive that you are never too old to build with LEGO.

Sun 13 Jan 2019

Group guide: Northern NSW

Group guide: Northern NSW

The Twin Towns latest Tech Savvy Seniors graduates from ACE Community Colleges.

Thu 20 Dec 2018

Seachange switches the script for local screenwriter

Seachange switches the script for local screenwriter

TWEED Coast-based screenwriter Emma Jenson gave up the big city life for a quiet spot on the coast - but the seachange was the perfect mover for her career.

Wed 19 Dec 2018

Bowlers sweat it out for top prize in Summerland

Bowlers sweat it out for top prize in Summerland

FOR most of us that last week in December and first week in January is a time to eat, drink and be merry - but not for the region's bowlers.

Tue 18 Dec 2018

Community spirit helps land role with Cancer Council

Community spirit helps land role with Cancer Council

NERIDA Dean is a whirlwind of community spirit, determination and passion - so it's no surprise that Cancer Council NSW has just appointed her to their board.

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.

Fri 21 Sep 2018

More than just a meal for Heather Steedman

More than just a meal for Heather Steedman

VOLUNTEERING at Meals On Wheels isn't a massive commitment but it is a satisfying one according to long-time Tweed volunteer Heather Steedman.

Wed 19 Sep 2018

No stopping the music for this octogenerian

No stopping the music for this octogenerian

MUSIC has always been octogenerian Elizabeth Swain's life but little did she realise she would still be breaking new ground after her eightieth birthday.

Tue 18 Sep 2018

Show time for Nimbin with lots to see and do

Show time for Nimbin with lots to see and do

THE 99th annual Nimbin Show will be held at the Nimbin Showground September 22-23 thanks to a small band of volunteers and a lot of enthusiasm.

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