Seniors News

Mon 11 Feb 2019

Memories of a country preacher still going strong at 96

Memories of a country preacher still going strong at 96

AT 96, Father Arthur Fellows still has a strong voice, a strong mind and strong values and opinions.

Sun 10 Feb 2019

North Coast Festival offers plenty of great activities

North Coast Festival offers plenty of great activities

SENIORS will be in the spotlight across the North Coast this month as NSW celebrates its Seniors Festival.

Sat 9 Feb 2019

Nobody can run forever from both sides of the law

Nobody can run forever from both sides of the law

CLINT Eastwood returns in a crime drama about an elderly war veteran in his 80s who smuggles cocaine through Michigan for a Mexican drug cartel.

Mixing the past sad with the glad

Mixing the past sad with the glad

LOOK up and out is my motto for the rest of the year.

Fri 8 Feb 2019

'Ageless' Robert to run 1000km in 75th year

'Ageless' Robert to run 1000km in 75th year

ROBERT Dickison and his partner Bernice Fitzgibbon are pretty passionate about health, fitness and ageless living.

Thu 7 Feb 2019

Holidaymakers pipe in New Year at Burleigh

Holidaymakers pipe in New Year at Burleigh

BURLEIGH residents were surprised on New Year's Eve by a quartet of bagpipers sharing traditional tunes by the beach to ring in 2019.

Masonic head rests easy with hospice donation

Masonic head rests easy with hospice donation

TEST-DRIVING one of the six new adjustable beds recently at Toowoomba Hospice meant a lot to Barry Hennessy.

Wed 6 Feb 2019

Robina Lions aims big in 30th year as Red Cross marks 25th

Robina Lions aims big in 30th year as Red Cross marks 25th

ROBINA Red Cross and Robina Lions Club both have a lot to celebrate this month, having served the community for 25 and 30 years respectively.

Tue 5 Feb 2019

Bringing back '70s fun with The Odd Couple

Bringing back '70s fun with The Odd Couple

THE Odd Couple director hasn't directed a play for about 10 years, but couldn't resist the pull of this classic Neil Simon favourite with Tugun Theatre Company.

Peak2Park for the fun of it at any age

Peak2Park for the fun of it at any age

RANGEVILLE'S John Francis has completed every Peak2Park since the event began in 2006.

Mon 4 Feb 2019

On track to celebrate at Clifton

On track to celebrate at Clifton

CLIFTON has a busy six weeks ahead for Seniors and their families, with the Clifton Show, the railway station's 150th anniversary and the annual fly-in.

Sat 2 Feb 2019

Buderim Foundation funds hospital welcome comfort room

Buderim Foundation funds hospital welcome comfort room

THE Sunshine Coast University Hospital now has a Comfort Room in the Ambulatory Care Centre as result of receiving a $2980 grant from the Buderim Foundation.

David Bowie alumni to tour Australia in May

David Bowie alumni to tour Australia in May

AN extraordinary group of musicians will be touring in May in celebration of the 25th anniversary David Bowie’s Space Oddity bursting onto the world music stage

Fri 1 Feb 2019

All aboard 8 epic rail journeys

All aboard 8 epic rail journeys

EXOTIC, elegant, exciting, and you have only to unpack once as you travel onboard a luxury train to discover extraordinary destinations.

Tue 29 Jan 2019

Living legend recognised for his devotion to saving others

Living legend recognised for his devotion to saving others

JOHN Mills is one of the legends of Surf Life Saving in the Coffs region - so it was unsurprising that he was one of four people recognised for their devotion.

Mon 28 Jan 2019

'Old man' of Gayndah Fire Brigade wins Australia Day OAM

'Old man' of Gayndah Fire Brigade wins Australia Day OAM

CJ 'John' Mellor, whose family name adorns the facade of heritage-listed Mellor's Drapery in Gayndah, served 46 years in fire auxiliary.

Sun 27 Jan 2019

Exhibition celebrates women's artistic vision

Exhibition celebrates women's artistic vision

THE Central Coast's strong contingent of female artists are being encouraged to come out in force for the inaugural Women in Art Exhibition in March.

Sat 26 Jan 2019

League fans flock to celebrate club's milestone

League fans flock to celebrate club's milestone

RUGBY league diehards came from all over town to celebrate 25 years of the Coffs Harbour Leagues Licensed club just before from Christmas.

A small dream leads to a great event

A small dream leads to a great event

A simple free community barbecue in the park to fill your heart and your tummy.

Fri 25 Jan 2019

Working out with no ordinary Sheila

Working out with no ordinary Sheila

AT 94 Sheila Hall last year became the star of her own professionally filmed exercise DVD, The Sheila Story.

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