• A REVESBY woman wants to thank the five men who came to her aid after she accidentally dropped her keys into a drain as she got into her car outside Coles at Revesby. They managed to get her keys out of the drain and she was able to go on her way.

• AS a way to empower and build confidence in young women, free boxing classes for teen girls, with an experienced professional, is on offer at Bankstown Women’s Health Centre on Tuesdays, 4-6pm, and starting on April 28 during school terms. To make a booking, call 9790 1378.

• WOOLWORTHS and some IGA stores will be open exclusively for elderly shoppers and those with a disability from 7am to 8am this week. The move was prompted by the unprecedented demand in supermarkets over the past week, which has seen many elderly and vulnerable people in the community missing out on vital items they may need when they shop.

• WOOLIES has also started working with Meals on Wheels to deliver a four-pack of toilet paper along with their usual prepared meals to those using the service. The rollout began in Tuggerah but will be expanded to other state-based Meals on Wheels organisations over coming weeks.

• FEARS about the Covid-19 virus might be affecting some businesses but a Georges Hall resident says their local shops were almost all flat out on Saturday morning. “I had to queue in the pharmacy for the first time ever,” she said.

• STILL in Georges Hall, shoppers at the IGA should be commended for showing real politeness to one another and a spirit of camaraderie said one resident. “It was fantastic to see people being so nice to each other, especially with so many stories around about people in other areas losing the plot,” he said. “How nice is that.”

• WATCHING news reports of Italians under quarantine going out on their balconies to sing to their national anthem and other songs together brought a real tear to the eye of one reader. “It was so lovely to see everyone banding together,” she said. “This virus may be bringing out the worst in some people but it also showing us the best in others.”

• DESCRIBING it as almost heartwarming, a reader said he was very pleased to see all of the cleaning going on at Revesby Workers’ Club at the weekend. “It looks like they have employed extra cleaning staff that are constantly cleaning tables, poker machines, tops of chairs and any surfaces,” he said. “The club is certainly taking the virus pandemic very seriously.”

• SCHOOLS are encouraged to apply for a school crossing supervisor. The NSW Government is rolling out 300 additional school crossing supervisors at NSW schools by 2021, as part of a three year $18.5 million initiative to improve road safety for school children. To apply for a school for a school crossing supervisor, visit