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Council to classify 357 blocks as 'community land'
Power blackout across the Peninsula
Peninsula groups benefit from Gosford electorate grants
Marine flare collection
Banner celebrates last school visit by Nambus
Lions Club raises $12,000 in cake and pudding sales
Council rejects grant applications from Peninsula groups
Shade trees group highlights 'good' developments
Pearl Beach establishes neighbour messaging network
Older women raise $3500 for food hampers
Woy Woy law firm recognised in leading legal directory
Beach wheelchairs and matting available over summer
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Local submissions wanted for Federal Budget
World of Magic at Woy Woy library
Groups encouraged to apply for war memorial grants
Learn about creatures that live in rock pools
Equal wettest year in 58 years
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Three-storey block of flats proposed for Broken Bay Rd
'Pre-DA' comments reveal council staff thinking
Dual occupancy exhibited without application details
Proposal for four townhouses in Allfield Rd
Dual occupancy subdivision gives 310 square metre lot
Two-storey child care centre proposed for quiet area
New kitchen and gaming area plans for hotel renovation
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Development control needs root and branch rethink
Not community consultation, and not sustainable
Heat island effect will be out of control in five years' time
Jet skis - we need to do something
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Aged care home surveys relatives about its services
After Christmas, craft group prepares for Mother's Day
Virus numbers increase by half before dropping more
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Bush dance to be held at Pearl Beach
Little Theatre to hold auditions for Agatha Christie play
Tutor wanted for silver jewellery-making classes
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Special assembly for long-serving school librarian
Ettalong staff move on
Tesch calls for nominations for youth parliament
School holidays course for learner drivers
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Call to move pennant finals when Ettalong plays
Bridge team is NSW Country Champions
Umina bowling club appoints new treasurer
Bicycle group plans two rides from Woy Woy
Bunnies Juniors introduce high performance academy
Applications open for defibrillator grants
Year's first red-point event attracts 28 pairs
Bowling club announces smartphone app
Physie club to hold information stall

Year's first red-point event attracts 28 pairs

Brisbane Water Bridge Club's first red-point event for the year, the New Year's Cup, attracted 28 pairs.

The field was divided into open and "super novice", less than 25 master points.

The open competition was contested by 20 pairs.

North-south winners were Lorraine Lindsay and Richard Carter, with a comfortable five per cent win.

It was a similar situation for east-west winners, Sally Clarke and Jan Clarke with four per cent margin.

In super novice, eight novice duos entered, what for some, would be their first red-point competition.

The event was run as a Howell, to produce a single winning pair in Carolyn Nichols and Wendy Byrne.

A super novice division, for players with less than 50MP, is planned for future red point events.

North-south results of Monday New Year Pairs Open, played January 2 were:

1 Lorraine Lindsay, Richard Carter 276.8 (64.06 per cent), 0.50 red points.

2 Martin Johnson, Chris Hasemore 255.1 (59.06), 0.35.

3 Barry Foster, Hope Tomlinson 245.1 (56.74), 0.25.

4 Meg McGregor, Hilary Owen 224.1 (51.88), 0.17.

5 Christine Hadaway, Marcelle Goslin 218.8 (50.64), 0.13.

6 Jim Routledge, David Snow 199.4 (46.15).

7 Jacqueline Wilson, Jenny Buckley 196.0 (45.37).

8 Julie Teague, Jorgen Boettiger 187.6 (43.43).

9 Pamela Lumby, Carol Long 183.1 (42.39).

10 Michael Greenfield, Laurie Powell 174.0 (40.28).

East-west results were:

1 Sally Clarke, Janet Clarke 252.0 (58.33 per cent), 0.50 red points.

2 Jaan Oitmaa, Sylvia Foster 237.3 (54.92), 0.35.

3 Karen Ody, Jurate Laisve 236.3 (54.69), 0.25.

4 Felicity Fane, Heather Brown 218.9 (50.67), 0.17.

5 Noel Crockett, Shirley Crockett 215.9 (49.97), 0.13.

6 Deborah Guthrie, Frankie Craven 213.9 (49.51).

7 John Aldersley, Beryl Lowry 211.4 (48.93).

8 Susan McCall, Pamela Joseph 204.6 (47.37).

9 Elaine Hume, Peter Hume 195.9 (45.34).

10 David Howells, Sue Eastman 174.0 (40.28).

Monday New Years Pairs Novice competition results were:

1 Caroline Nichols, Wendy Byrne 101.0 (60.12 per cent), 0.20 red points.

2 Susan Ashley, Kerry Robertson 98.7 (58.73), 0.14.

3 Judith Lambkin, Connie Lewis 88.3 (52.58), 0.10.

4 Kerry-Anne Durrant, Carolyn Harper 88.0 (52.38), 0.07.

5 Steve Anderson, Kerry Anderson 82.0 (48.81).

6 Graham Woof, Chris Spikesman 79.3 (47.22).

7 Maureen Lockwood, Fiona Galea 78.7 (46.83).

8 Beverley Burns, Roz Laws 56.0 (33.33).





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