Monthly Archive: April, 2012

Another Olympics Sans Saudi Women?

SYDNEY, Apr 30, 2012 (IPS) – While athletes around the world enter their final stages of training for the 30th Olympic Games in London this July, Saudi Arabia stands alone as the only… Continue reading

Girl hopes a special win may help teens with cancer

BY SANDRA SIAGIAN   WHEN Jessica Olson, 16, of Menai was in hospital for chemotherapy treatment last year, she wished there could have been some activities for teenagers.The year 11 student at Menai… Continue reading

Crowds turn out in force for Anzac Day services

Record numbers of people attended Anzac Day dawn services in St George and Sutherland Shire this morning, particularly many families with young children, showing the enduring power of the Anzac legend. An estimated… Continue reading

TVS News Friday, April 20

Fans thrill to Goodrem

NOT even a sore throat could stop singer Delta Goodrem from performing and greeting her fans at Westfield Miranda on Wednesday afternoon.The judge on Channel Nine’s reality show The Voice came on stage at about… Continue reading

Arts and crafts are real Royal Show-stoppers

By SANDRA SIAGIAN   WHEN you think of a competition that measures excellence in agriculture, a southern Sydney competitor may not always spring to mind. But at the 2012 Sydney Royal Easter Show,… Continue reading

Cycling club is back on track

BY SANDRA SIAGIAN   ST GEORGE Cycling Club has received more than $80,000 from the state government to upgrade the Hurstville Oval velodrome.The grant, awarded last Thursday, came from the state government’s Community… Continue reading

Pop classics colour their work

  BY SANDRA SIAGIAN THEY are a pop-rock band who are influenced by the likes of Crowded House and the Beatles.And they credit their sound as being versatile, with plenty of acoustic tunes.… Continue reading

Auction rates soar

BY SANDRA SIAGIAN   THE residential property market was booming over the weekend, with more than 730 auctions scheduled across Sydney — the highest number held since 2010.Fairfax-owned Australian Property Monitors put the… Continue reading

Dance crew want to be hip-hop’s world best

BY SANDRA SIAGIAN THEY haven’t been dancing together for long but these talented youngsters are already making an impact in the hip-hop scene.Meet Royal Knights – Jake, Kane and Drew of Revesby, Keanan… Continue reading

Special diet the go for Royal Easter Show chicks

BY SANDRA SIAGIAN MAKING sure a chicken sticks to a high-protein diet doesn’t sound like the average class task. But for the year 9 agriculture students at Menai High School, keeping with the… Continue reading