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Beautiful Bowral

Beautiful Bowral

By Jill Weeks ‘Tell them I don’t want any more people coming to live here’, the well-known Australian entertainer exclaimed. We were having lunch in a café in the Southern Highlands and had told the waitress we were researching the area for one of the […]

Florence Linegar: Loving life at 94

Florence Linegar: Loving life at 94

At 94 years young, Florence Linegar is an inspiration to us all. Although she can’t skip down the street as she once could, her mental agility is extraordinary. Her secret to this nimbleness? Staying engaged. “You have to get out there and be involved,” says […]

Hygiene kits for those without access

Hygiene kits for those without access

Iluka Days for Girls is a group of women who make sustainable feminine hygiene products for girls and women in 3rd world countries. There are many girls and women in the world who do not have access to feminine hygiene products and at that time […]

Meals on Wheels Grafton… Christmas Party

Meals on Wheels Grafton… Christmas Party

“We nourish, We care, We strengthen communities”. These are the core values of Meals on Wheels Grafton. Meals on Wheels Grafton supply fresh, nutritious meals to the elderly, disabled and disadvantaged of the local community in their homes, where most are happiest. More than just […]

Tweed Regional Museum recognised for dementia awareness

Tweed Regional Museum recognised for dementia awareness

Tweed Regional Museum’s Director, Judy Kean and her staff have been recognised by Dementia Australia for their efforts to make the museum a more accessible place for people with dementia. The Tweed Dementia Action Group recently presented Ms Kean with a certificate of recognition. In […]

Louis shares his treasured cameras

Louis shares his treasured cameras

A warm welcome to the Grafton VIEW Club’s July news! Members attending the July luncheon were in for a treat from the guest speaker, Louis Couvre, from Grafton Fast Photos. Louis commenced by speaking of his father’s past experiences, discovered on a trip back to […]

Friendship at Casino Croquet Club

Friendship at Casino Croquet Club

Casino Croquet Club held a very successful ‘Friendship Day’ on Thursday September 20 after surprisingly being washed out a fortnight earlier. Players from Ballina, Cherry Street, Alstonville, Lismore and Byron Bay came along for the day of friendship and play. The lucky raffle winner of […]

Let’s play croquet… the thought sport

Let’s play croquet… the thought sport

Croquet is a game requiring skill and strategy suitable for all, male and female, young and old and with low cost involved. What is croquet? Croquet is played on a court which measures 35 yards by 28 yards. The lawns used are normally level and […]

Looking to meet people in the Coolangatta Tweed Heads area?

Looking to meet people in the Coolangatta Tweed Heads area?

Are you new to the area, recently retired or looking to meet people for Friendship, Fellowship and Fun? Coolangatta Tweed Heads Probus Club is holding an Open Day 9:45 am Wednesday 3rd October at Tweed Heads Bowls Club, come along to hear an interesting Guest […]

Gut-friendly foods key in the fight against winter bugs

Gut-friendly foods key in the fight against winter bugs

Looking after your gut bacteria, by choosing whole foods and prioritising probiotics, may be the key to warding off the flu this winter, according to dieticians. Accredited Practising Dietician Kate Gudorf said the gut plays a crucial role in immunity. “The gut microbiota acts as […]