Monthly Archive: April, 2011

Royal Easter Show-stopping creations

BY SANDRA SIAGIAN FOR Yvonne Betts, 50, of Grays Point, knitting is a way to relax. The stay-at-home mother-of-three picked up the hobby when she was six from her mother and has been… Continue reading

Nod for best-baked cake at Easter show

BY SANDRA SIAGIAN IT’S not often you see a teenage boy create a prize-winning chocolate cake at the Sydney Royal Easter Show.But Andrew Lucas, of Mortdale, did just that last week.The year 8… Continue reading

Won for the birds at Royal Easter Show

BY SANDRA SIAGIAN MECHANIC Mick Goussis, of Caringbah, has more than just the skills to fix a car.He also breeds and trains prize-winning birds in his backyard aviary.Mr Goussis, 42, has won awards… Continue reading

A league great makes his move

BY SANDRA SIAGIAN RUGBY League great Eric Simms is selling the property he has called home for the past 16 years.The former South Sydney Rabbitohs player and his wife Charlene are downsizing from… Continue reading

Prime piece of real estate sells

BY SANDRA SIAGIAN A PRIME piece of commercial real estate at Blakehurst sold for nearly $1.4 million recently.Five bidders battled it out at the auction to secure the prominent 1021-square-metre Princes Highway block,… Continue reading