Northern NSW News

Wed 29 Aug 2018

Woolly good cause: Grandma knits to save lambs from drought

Woolly good cause: Grandma knits to save lambs from drought

AGE is no barrier when it comes to helping farmers suffering from the drought.

Margaret eyes the big prize at world seniors championship

Margaret eyes the big prize at world seniors championship

MARGARET Fisher has her eyes on the big prize - finally winning gold in the singles championships for Australia at the World Super Seniors Tennis Championships.

Tue 28 Aug 2018

What retirement? Railway man keeps on chugging

What retirement? Railway man keeps on chugging

WHEN Lismore's Keith Basing retired from the railway back in the eighties he knew he wasn't going to be one to just put his feet up - just the opposite.

Wed 22 Aug 2018

Best to go bush with native specialist

Best to go bush with native specialist

FORMER nurseryman and landscape gardener John Turnbull has been passionate about native flora since his school and Boy Scout days.

Tue 21 Aug 2018

Bride-to-be in shock as 'lowlife' steals wedding ring

Bride-to-be in shock as 'lowlife' steals wedding ring

WAR medals, family jewellery - including a wedding ring - and legal papers were stolen in a nightmare robbery at Evans Head.

Sun 19 Aug 2018

Why give up your sporting passion in old age?

Why give up your sporting passion in old age?

ONE more season has been cricketer Ian Petherick's mantra since he turned forty but with the 72-year-old being made Australian captain for an Ashes tour.

Sat 4 Aug 2018

Antiques fair funds family history research

Antiques fair funds family history research

THE 19th Tweed Antiques and Collectables Fair will be a vital fundraiser to further the research of family histories in the region.

Wed 1 Aug 2018

Gobble, gobble: Welcome to the town of the big turkey

Gobble, gobble: Welcome to the town of the big turkey

A GIANT bush turkey has ruffled some feathers in Kyogle - but in a good way.

Sat 21 Jul 2018

Recycled Barbie dolls dressed for new lives

Recycled Barbie dolls dressed for new lives

THE Barbie doll, since its invention in 1959, has enjoyed longlasting popularity and lots of costume changes.

Thu 19 Jul 2018

Couple retrace honeymoon steps to celebrate anniversary

Couple retrace honeymoon steps to celebrate anniversary

CASINO couple to celebrate their wedding anniversary by hitting the road and re-tracing the same route they travelled for their honeymoon.

Fri 13 Jul 2018

Diabetes cured: Man claims herb is the wonder drug

Diabetes cured: Man claims herb is the wonder drug

DON ELLISON says he was on his death bed when he was diagnosed with diabetes 15 years ago. Then he discovered a very special plant.

Wed 11 Jul 2018

Want to be a movie star? Call goes out for fearless seniors

Want to be a movie star? Call goes out for fearless seniors

A NORTHERN Rivers pilot program aims to turn 10 fun and fearless septuagenarians into film stars!

Senior snubs lavish lifestyle to help transform lives

Senior snubs lavish lifestyle to help transform lives

HE COULD have bought a house, a fancy car or even his own yacht. But David Lindsay had a different dream.

Fri 22 Jun 2018

Musician survives a major risk to busk another day

Musician survives a major risk to busk another day

LISMORE musician Kim McLean knows how incredibly lucky he is, especially to live in a country with a really good level of health care.

Wed 20 Jun 2018

Mamma mia: Celebrate the Italian way at Friendship Festival

Mamma mia: Celebrate the Italian way at Friendship Festival

LISMORE'S 2018 Friendship Festival - Piazza in the Park - invites all-comers to enjoy a taste of Italy for a day of fellowship and leisure activities.

Tue 19 Jun 2018

What's On: Northern NSW

What's On: Northern NSW

See what's on in your region to enjoy these coming months.

Mon 18 Jun 2018

Giving the locals the lowdown on diabetes

Giving the locals the lowdown on diabetes

TWENTY years ago diabetes educator Michel Quirk decided she was going to retire. She finally achieved her goal 12 months ago aged 75.

Sun 17 Jun 2018

Surf stories to ride the waves forever in new book

Surf stories to ride the waves forever in new book

DONATIONS of photos and stories of surfers, visitors and residents of Lennox Head are now secure in a professionally produced, locally edited, quality book.

Thu 14 Jun 2018

Move to the Groove helps treat dementia

Move to the Groove helps treat dementia

MOVE to the Groove is a highly engaging, social and collaborative dance program for people living with dementia in the Central Coast.

Thu 24 May 2018

'Massive potential': Lismore market hailed an artistic hub

'Massive potential': Lismore market hailed an artistic hub

ARTIST Vivian Martin is a regular at the monthly Lismore Vintage and Handmade Market.

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