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Meet our volunteer – Alan Seale

If it’s about movies, our monthly movie presenter and volunteer, Alan Seale, invariably knows it. Alan’s been studying films for 20 years, no less, with a more famous film critic, David Stratton, who delivers an incredibly popular evening course on the history of world cinema (1894-1970) at Sydney Uni. Alan and other insatiable film buffs [...]

Walking with the stars – of the NRL

Exploring Sydney group Wests teammates meeting Walking Group Young people in two busy social groups for people with a mild disability look forward to meeting each week, catching up on each other’s news, as well as their next destination – and  then seeing it all on the SCS Facebook page later. [...]

Men’s healthy choices

“Having a Y chromosome is NOT an excuse for unhealthy lifestyle choices!” ... the slogan from Men’s Health Week in June warned blokes of all ages that their health is, to an extent, in their hands. That's because only 30% of a man’s health is genetic while 70% is due to what he does – [...]

Meet our Team

Mel Pike, Activities Co-ordinator, Seniors Hub, Hunters Hill Mel has come to various community roles through the visual arts,  a discipline in which she has taught university students among others. She spent 15 years teaching in the country including with an aboriginal community, and has taught art to children and people with disabilities. Now she looks [...]

Alma’s Story

After four fast games of shuffleboard, Alma Lonnon is ready for a break. “It’s great fun,” she says of the tournament that’s on the second and fourth Thursdays each month. When she moved to Lane Cove 14 years ago, much of Alma’s time was enjoyably taken up with grandchildren after school. But time flies [...]

Celebrating Chinese New Year

Joy and Celebration The Blandville Court Community Room was filled with joy and celebration on Wednesday 21st February. The residents gathered to celebrate the Year of the Dog with a New Year's lunch. Everyone brought a dish of homemade Chinese specialities. It was also an opportunity to share the bananas and the big pumpkin that [...]

New Aged-Friendly Areas for Blandville Court Residents

SCS received a special grant from the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs to improve the gardens and communal areas at Blandville Court. In addition, a much needed air conditioning unit will be installed in the community room. This project aims to improve and enrich existing spaces in order to make them [...]

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