Out And About

Fri 14 Apr 2017

Nasho heads for Vietnam to pay respects

Nasho heads for Vietnam to pay respects

WAR veteran Tony van Sleeuwen is going back to Vietnam for the first time since he completed his tour of duty.

Thu 13 Apr 2017

Croquet scores with skill, tactics and fitness

Croquet scores with skill, tactics and fitness

SKILL, tactics and exercise are probably not words non-croquet players associate with the sport.

Wed 12 Apr 2017

Breast cancer survivors benefiting from dragon boating

Breast cancer survivors benefiting from dragon boating

DRAGONS Abreast Gold Coast might bring colour and fun to the water and lives of breast cancer survivors, but research shows it is so much more.

Tue 11 Apr 2017

U3A plans a Queensland conference to remember

U3A plans a Queensland conference to remember

THE U3A Queensland Conference at Tweed Heads in mid-May is an opportunity to hear top-notch speakers and to mix with seniors who practise lifelong learning.

Wed 5 Apr 2017

Flowering canvasses win awards for octogenarian

Flowering canvasses win awards for octogenarian

WINNING octogenarian floral artist Desley Clark should be boasting her achievements.

Police want senior volunteers to assist community

Police want senior volunteers to assist community

SENIORS are well acquainted with volunteer work in many forms, but perhaps not so much with working with the police.

Mon 3 Apr 2017

Lifetime learning offers the joy of having purpose

Lifetime learning offers the joy of having purpose

THE University of the Third Age does not have exams or issue qualifications. It is a learning exchange between equals.

Sun 2 Apr 2017

ACTIVE AGEING: Keeping young on the road

ACTIVE AGEING: Keeping young on the road

BAD KNEES and aching backs don't keep this bunch of old cycling blokes from maintaining almost athletic fitness.

Fri 31 Mar 2017

Vineyard owner's big plans for expansion

Vineyard owner's big plans for expansion

Winery, cellar door, tasting and testing lab in store for Ipswich wine enthusiasts

Cycle Challenge could be just the beginning

Cycle Challenge could be just the beginning

WARNING: Cycling can be addictive

Thu 30 Mar 2017

Autumn is agricultural show season on the coast

Autumn is agricultural show season on the coast

THE local coastal show season follows Sydney's lead, with the Wauchope, Kempsey and Macksville Nambucca River Show all on in April.

U3A opens up world of learning wherever, whenever

U3A opens up world of learning wherever, whenever

PLEASURABLE lifelong learning is an attractive opportunity which U3A is offering virtually.

Computers reopen Ron's world after brain condition

Computers reopen Ron's world after brain condition

RON Ware has gone from student to teacher in the 10 years he's been associated with Long Jetty Senior Citizens Club Computer Group.

Wed 29 Mar 2017

Creepy 'ghost' photographed standing behind grave

Creepy 'ghost' photographed standing behind grave

A CREEPY ghost-like figure has been caught on camera in Toowoomba.

Artists share ancient culture in cultural exchange

Artists share ancient culture in cultural exchange

BUNDJALUNG and Kunwinjku textile artists come together for cultural exchange.

Coffs volunteers fight for future of well-loved garden

Coffs volunteers fight for future of well-loved garden

BATTLING seniors in Coffs have been given a temporary reprieve for their Botanic Garden activities while its future is discussed.

Tue 28 Mar 2017

Nambour's retro vintage scene comes to life through new tour

Nambour's retro vintage scene comes to life through new tour

NAMBOUR'S Vintage and Retro Trail has been designed to guide visitors along a path of discovery through shops, cafes and bars.

A nimble-fingered fundraiser

A nimble-fingered fundraiser

ELAINE Harris has been knitting since she was seven years old.

Sun 26 Mar 2017

Bridge players find fun is in their cards

Bridge players find fun is in their cards

BRIDGE is not just a card game, it's a way of life as it challenges the mind in a social group.

Funds available for local war memorials in NSW

Funds available for local war memorials in NSW

THE NSW Government's Community War Memorials Fund is open until Anzac Day.

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